Midday Interviews

Midday Interview -1/2/14
11:27 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Midday Interview: Michael Goins and Bill Morrison on Local Beekeeping

Studio 1 at WHQR

 

Jemila interviewed Michael Goins and Bill Morrison about New Hanover County Beekeepers and the bee keeping hobby in general. Listen to this lively interview on one of the hot ecological topics today. 

Interested in learning more? Contact the NHC Beekeepers by using the following email address: honeybee@coastalnet.com

 

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Midday Interview -1/17/14
11:10 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Midday Interview: Actress Carol Pendergrast

Carol Pendergrast

 

Carol Pendergrast was very close to her Norwegian grandmother, who had come to the U.S. alone from Norway at age 19 to live in Chicago where she had older brothers. Carol has written and will perform a one-woman show called From Norway to America with Love on Friday, January 24 at 7:00 at Old Books on Front Street, 249 N. Front.  The show is about 45 minutes long, followed by Q & A and refreshments. 

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Midday Interview -1/16/14
3:09 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Hollis Brigs on Local MLK Jr. Day Events

Hollis Briggs Jr. (left) and Hollis Briggs

 

Hollis Briggs is the Event Chair for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Wilmington.  Events began this past Monday and continue through this coming Monday, which is the official holiday.  

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Midday Interview -1/15/14
1:19 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Midday Interview: Author Tim O'Brien

O'Brien with Hess at WHQR
Big Read of Wilmington

WHQR's Jason Hess speaks with award winning author Tim O'Brien, special guest of The Big Read of Wilmington. During the lively discussion O'Brien speaks about his book The Things They Carried, the process of writing, the role of storytelling in the lives of soldiers, and about his visit to Wilmington, NC. 

More information on the work of Tim O'Brien can be found online here. The Big Read of Wilmington has a full schedule of events online here.

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Midday Interview -1/14/14
12:37 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Midday Interview: John Grudzien and Steve Vernon on "Pole Vaulting Over Skyscrapers"

Grudzien and Vernon in The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR
WHQR

Jemila spoke with Playwright John Grudzien and actor/director Steve Vernon talk about Pole Vaulting Over Skyscrapers – Five New Plays. The five original short plays will premier tonight, January 16, 8pm at the Cape Fear Playhouse.

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Midday Interview -1/9/14
11:53 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Midday Interview: Kemp Burdette on Striper Fest 2014

Studio 1 at WHQR, AKA "Where the Magic Happens...."
WHQR

 

Cape Fear River Watch hosts its annual fundraising festival called Striper Fest on Friday and Saturday, January 17th and 18th

River Keeper Kemp Burdette told us about the work of CFRW and about the fun activities coming up to celebrate and support the river that plays such an important role in our lives.

 

More information on Cape Fear River Watch and Striper Fest 2014

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Midday Interview -1/10/14
2:17 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Midday Interview: Closing Reception at Wilma W. Daniels Gallery

Studio 1 at WHQR
WHQR

 

The No Boundaries International Art Colony brought 14 artists from around the world to spend two weeks together on Bald Head Island last November. 

Today, Michelle Connolly and Harry Taylor talked about their experiences there and invited us to the Closing Reception for their exhibit, from 6 to 9 tonight at the Wilma W. Daniels Gallery, downtown at 200 Hanover Street.

 

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Midday Interview -12/27/13
4:00 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Midday Interview: "Cabaret" at Thalian Hall

Katherine Verson plays Sally Bowles and Jason Aycock plays the Emcee in the City Stage Production of Cabaret, which runs December 28 through January 11 at Thalian Hall.  Directed and choreographed by Judy Greenhut with musical direction by Chiaki Ito. All shows are at 8:00 except Sundays at 3:00.  

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Midday Interview -12/12/13
10:57 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Midday Interview: Actor Nick Basta Stars in "Willy Wonka" at Thalian Hall

Willy Wonka at Thalian Hall

Gina Gambony speaks to actor Nick Basta about candy, kids, and Dahl. Basta plays the starring role in Thalian Association's production of Willy Wonka on the Thalian Hall main stage. 

Willy Wonka at Thalian Hall runs December 12th-22nd. Dates, times, and ticket purchasing available here.

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Midday Interview -12/10/13
2:43 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Midday Interview: Frank Mahoney and Debbie Skillman on "The Magical Music of Christmas"

Preparing in the MC Erny Gallery

Frank Mahoney of the Brunswick Concert Band and Debbie Skillman of the Brunswick Little Theater Singers Talk about the two organizations joining forces for The Magical Music of Christmas. The free performances will be held on December 14th and 15th. Listen to the interview with regular guest host Gina Gamboni.

More information on the show available at Brunswicklittletheatre.com

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