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.
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.
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.
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.
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.