Great American Songbook

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11:40 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Choose the Set List for Great American Songbook Live!

Host George Scheibner

WHQR and Kenan Auditorium Present The Great American Songbook Live: Wilmington's Hit Parade on the big stage at Kenan Auditorium on Saturday, June 14 at 7:30pm.

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5:00 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Friday Feedback for January 4, 2013

An anonymous long-time friend of the station from Lumberton sent us a generous end-of-year donation along with this note:

Everytime I listen to Diane Rehm, my enthusiasm tends to be dampened. But never mind me. With the exception of my feelings that the station leans more left than it ever has before and is not balanced in certain program choices … the music is non-political and has no ideology, and I enjoy that – so I will donate.

We thank anonymous both for the contribution and the comment.

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5:00 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Friday Feedback for December 21, 2012 Wikimedia Commons

Donna and Greg wrote:

Merry Christmas to all. We always enjoy the holiday programming at WHQR. Bob Workmon has a wonderful voice.

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12:05 am
Fri May 18, 2012

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5:21 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Great American Songbook Part Three: Did Hollywood Welcome the Musical?

Once sound came to Hollywood, movie producers faced a dilemma: how to bring popular Broadway musicals to the big screen, without sacrificing realism.  To have actors suddenly bursting into song on screen, at first, just seemed unbelievable. 

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4:52 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

Great American Songbook Part One: What Makes a Song Last?

Current popular singers like Queen Latifah, Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney, and even country singer Willie Nelson, are tackling old songs written by the great composers and lyricists from the first half of the 20th century.    

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WHQR and Thalian Hall present
4:46 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

The Great American Songbook - Live!

Dear WHQR Friends,

WHQR is thrilled to be co-presenting The Great American Songbook Live at Thalian Hall on Friday, March 2 at 8:30. The show, with an expanded cast of musicians, will be a live version of our popular radio feature with Phil Furia, heard each afternoon at 1:30.

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Bouquets, brickbats and more
12:05 am
Fri January 27, 2012

Friday Feedback for January 27, 2012

Susan Smith Sims wrote:

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12:05 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Friday Feedback for January 6, 2012

Note: We received so much Feedback this week that we couldn't get it all on the air. The text below, and the audio, include segments edited out of the on-air version.

We introduced a few program changes to our weekend lineup last week. A listener who wishes to remain anonymous wrote:

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Friday Feedback
8:29 am
Fri November 4, 2011

Friday Feedback for November 4, 2011

This week's topics: WHQR's new website, programming questions, our contact info,  the "people" section, finding the web archives.

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