Midday Interview with Jemila Ericson

Tues-Fri 12:06-12:15

During our Classical block on Tuesdays through Fridays at 12:06, Jemila Ericson and other staff members host a celebration of the arts and culture of the Lower Cape Fear. They interview artists, actors, dancers, writers and creators of community events--all the inspiring movers and shakers who enrich our lives.


Upcoming guests: 

Friday, July 25  Gina Gambony discusses Opera Wilmington.

Tuesday, July 29  Director Ray Kennedy and singer/actor Nygel Robinson tell us all about Opera House Theatre Company's production of Kiss Me, Kate!

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6:52 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Friday Feedback for April 19, 2013

Jemila's back.

Jemila’s back. And her listeners couldn’t be happier.

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Midday Interview - January 11, 2013
1:30 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Thalian Association 225th Anniversary

Today I talked with Tom Briggs, Artistic Director, and Susan Habas, Managing Director, of Thalian Association Community Theatre – celebrating its 225th Anniversary this year with many special events.

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Midday Interview - January 10, 2013
10:37 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Midday Interview: Adult Scholars Leadership Program

Geneva Reid (left) and Terry Richman (right)

Geneva Reid and Terry Richman came to WHQR to tell us all about the Adult Scholars Leadership Program 2013, offered by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNCW. For more information, or to register for the 6-day course in February, visit UNCW.edu/adultscholars, or call 910-962-2258.

There is room for only 32 participants and the deadline to register is February 8, so don’t hesitate!  

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Midday Interview - January 9, 2013
3:08 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Midday Interview: StarNews Theatre Awards


John Staton and Zach Hanner tell us all about tonight's show, The Wilmington Theatre Awards.  Bob Workmon and Rachel Lewis-Hilburn of our staff are both up for awards!

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January 8, 2013
11:34 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Midday Interview: Spamalot at Thalian Hall

Justin Smith of Cape Fear Theatre Arts & City Stage told us all about Monty Python’s Spamalot, a hilarious musical version of the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. It’s on the mainstage of Thalian Hall. There are only three shows left and tickets are going fast!  Call 632-2285 or go online to ThalianHall.com to get your ticket.   

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January 4, 2013
1:30 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Midday Interview: "Money Habitudes"

Syble Solomon tells us about Money Habitudes.

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Midday Interview - January 3, 2013
9:50 am
Thu January 3, 2013

TEDx Hampstead this Saturday

Michael Barber, local TEDx organizer, tells us about the program’s Lifelong Learning theme and the guests featured on its January 12 program: Jock Brandis, AnnaMarie Romero-Lehrer, David Pell and Dr. David Weber.

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Midday Interview - Dec. 12, 2012
12:12 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Sounds of the Season from Stage and Screen

I talked with members of the Wilmington Choral Society about their concert Sounds of the Season from Stage and Screen, 4:00 Sunday afternoon the 16th at the Scottish Rite Temple.  Paula Brinkman, Musical Director and Conductor, and Dave Hardee, Outgoing President, were my guests.  In January the group starts open rehearsals for their spring concert.  No audition required!  Just show up and sing!

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Midday Interview - Dec. 11, 2012
2:36 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Brunswick Holiday Concerts

Tom Smicklas is the new Director of the Brunswick Concert Band.  Debbie Skillman directs the Brunswick Little Theatre Singers.  The two groups are joining to perform Holiday Concerts together – Friday at 7:30pm at Hatch Auditorium on Caswell Beach, and Sunday at 3pm at Odell Williamson Auditorium at Brunswick Community College.

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Midday Interview - Dec. 7, 2012
2:42 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Phil Furia talks Songbook Live

Phil Furia told us about his checkered past as a barker at an amusement park!  Then we talked about The Great American Songbook Live – Holiday Edition!  There will be two shows on Saturday, December 15 -- at 3pm and 8pm in Thalian Hall’s Rainbow Room.  Phil will be there with his wife Laurie Patterson showing archival photos to illustrate Phil’s stories about the composers and their music, and there’ll be a great group of performers as well (including Jack Krupicka and Julie Rehder,

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