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, June 13th
Nancy King tells us how plans are shaping up for the July debut of Opera Wilmington.

Tuesday, June 17th
Jimmy Pierce of Kids Making It invites us all to The Hippie Ball.

Wednesday, June 18th
Donna Moore and Georgia Mastroieni give a preview of Cameron Art Museum’s summer classes.

Thursday, June 19th
Linda Lytvinenko, departing Director of Cape Fear Literacy, sings her swan song before she moves away.

Friday, June 20th
Tom Smicklas is a clarinetist and director of the Brunswick Concert Band.  He tells us about their upcoming concerts.

Tuesday, June 24th
Artist Billy Cone opens his new exhibit in our MC Erny Gallery on Friday, June 27th.

 

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Midday Interview -5/14/14
2:14 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Midday Interview: Richard Williams on The Lyra Vocal Ensemble's Visit to Wilmington

Williams at WHQR
WHQR Staff

Richard Williams told us about The Lyra Vocal Ensemble of St. Petersburg, Russia.  Four singers from that a cappella group will be at Church of the Servant Episcopal on Sunday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  They will sing music from the Russian Orthodox Church and Russian folk music.  It’s not a worship service, but a concert, so all are invited! 

Tickets are $10 at the door, or in advance from the church.  Cosepiscopal.ecdio.org

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Midday Interview -5/8/14
1:59 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Midday Interview: Ronnie Wise on Reviving the Wilmington Boys Choir

Studio 1 at WHQR
Staff

Ronnie Wise, Music Director of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, is reviving the popular Wilmington Boys Choir.  It is open to boys age 7 through voice change.  Two Open Houses for interested boys and their families are scheduled for Saturday, May 17th at 9 am and 1 pm, at St. Paul’s. 

More information is available at spechurch.com/music

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Midday Interview -5/9/14
2:33 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Midday Interview: Author Kevin Maurer on "Hunting Che"

The Midday Interview With Kevin Maurer
Staff

I had the opportunity to interview author Kevin Maurer about his book Hunting Che. Maurer spoke about his writing process, his intentions for the book, and the challenges of research. Maurer will be in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR on Monday, May 12th for a Prologue discussion with Ben Steelman of Star News. Learn more about Maurer and his work on his author website.

If you enjoyed this interview, check out the links below for previous author interviews.

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Midday Interview -5/7/14
1:34 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Midday Interview: Rhonda Bellamy and Annie Gray Johnston on "The Designer Showhouse"

Bellamy and Johnston at WHQR

 

Today I talked with Rhonda Bellamy and Annie Gray Johnston about The Designer Showhouse, a fund-raiser for The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.  

Details and tickets at artswilmington.org

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Midday Interview -5/6/14
12:49 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Midday Interview: UNCW’s MarineQuest's Diane Talley on 2014 Summer Programs

Studio 1 at WHQR
Staff

On Tusday, May 6th I talked with Diane Talley, who founded UNCW’s MarineQuest thirty years ago.  It’s going strong, with summer programs starting June 14.  Early registration is encouraged at uncw.edu/MarineQuest.

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Midday Interview -5/1/14
3:36 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Ashley Relf of Bellamy Mansion Museum on Wilmington Wine and Food Festival

 

Ashley Relf, Operations Manager for the Bellamy Mansion Museum, told us all about the Wilmington Wine & Food Festival which begins tonight and runs through Sunday.  WilmingtonWineAndFood.com

 

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Midday Interview -4/25/14
3:08 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Midday Interview: Dr. Phil Garwood and Diana Corbett on Saturday's The Flytrap Frolic

 

Dr. Phil Garwood and Diana Corbett invite us to the 4th Annual Flytrap Frolic, a celebration of native plants.  It’s from 9 to 1 on Saturday at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden behind Alderman Elementary School.  The family-friendly event is free!  

Details: Coastallandtrust.org  or  910-790-4524, ext. 209

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Midday Interview -4/22/14
3:22 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Midday Interview: Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) On His Memoir

Stuard Namm and his wife Nancy @WHQR
Staff

Guest interviewer Jason Hess spoke with Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) about his memoir A Whistleblower's Lament: The Perverted Pursuit of Justice in the State of New York. Namm spoke about his experience as a judge in Suffolk County, New York and the tribulations he encountered in his attempts to expose and reform certain aspects of the justice system during his 16 years as a judge. 

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Midday Interview -4/18/14
10:49 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Midday Interview: Anne Langan and Leslie Hossfeld

Anne Langan from Friends of the Library and Leslie Hossfeld from UNCW tell us about an upcoming visit from renowned folklorist Dr. William Ferris.  His free presentation at 2:00 on Saturday, April 26 at the Northeast Library is titled The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists.  

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Midday Interview -4/16/14
4:50 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Susan Fennell and Penny Spicer-Sidbury of the YWCA

Jemila spoke with Susan Fennell, Executive Director of the local YWCA  and Penny Spicer-Sidbury, Chair of the YWCA Lower Cape Fear Stand Against Racism and Continnental Gala. The event will be held on May 3rd. Full information is available online here. 

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