Midday Interviews

Midday Interviews
1:29 pm
Wed August 19, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: The Wiz

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: George Scheibner sits in for Jemila Ericson as he talks with Kevin Lee-Y Green, director of the Techmoja Dance & Theatre Company, which is putting on a reproduction of The Wiz.

The show will be at Thalian Hall Friday and Saturday nights, Aug. 21-22, at 8pm, and Sunday afternoon, Aug. 23, at 3pm.

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Midday Interviews
1:04 pm
Tue August 18, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: Wilmington Choral Society

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with tenor singer David Hardee and the new choral director of the Wilmington Choral Society, Paula Brinkman. Rehearsal for their new season begins tonight, Aug. 18 (and every subsequent Tuesday night), at 7pm, at the Cape Fear Christian Church, located at 811 N. College Rd. All levels of choral singers are welcome.

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Midday Interviews
1:12 pm
Fri August 14, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: Mulligan's Wake

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with actors Derek Smith and Maxwell Page about Porch Theatre Company's productions: Mulligan's Wake and Mulligan's Big Fat Irish Wedding. The two shows are on rotating Wednesdays throughout August and September at the Roudabush Restaurant in downtown Wilmington, located at 33 S. Front St.

Tickets are on sale now at Porch Theatre Company's website: Porch Theatre Co.

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Midday Interviews
4:12 pm
Thu August 13, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: One-Hundred Paintings

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with Justine Ferreri, of Gallery Creations by Justine, and Johnny Johnson, director of First in Families, about an upcoming event on Sat., Aug. 15, called "A Day of One-Hundred Paintings."

For more information visit the First in Families' website: First in Families

Tickets are available at Justine's gallery, at 225 S Water St., or Spectrum Art Gallery, for only $10.

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Midday Interviews
1:06 pm
Fri August 7, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: Be Yr Own Hero

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with Selena Shissler and Lynn Casper about the Really Really Free Market and the Community Action Center here in Wilmington, NC. Also, a plethora of other upcoming local programs and events are discussed in detail, such as Be Yr Own Hero, courtesy of these two heroines.

For more information, visit the Be Yr Own Hero website: Be Yr Own Hero

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Midday Interviews
12:56 pm
Thu August 6, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: Thalian Hall New Archives Theatre

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with WHQR's own Alyson Novak, the coordinator for Cinematique, and Tony Rivenbark, the executive director of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. about the New Archives Theatre in Thalian Hall. Also discussed is the future renovation of the Main Stage in Thalian Hall.

For more information, or tickets, visit Thalian Hall's website: Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.

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Midday Interviews
5:08 pm
Wed August 5, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: The Music Man

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with husband and wife and co-directors of The Music Man, Katie and Mark Deese.

For more information visit the Brunswick Little Theatre's website: Brunswick Little Theatre

Or the Brunswick Community College Odell Williamson Auditorium's website: Odell Williamson Auditorium

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Midday Interviews
3:18 pm
Tue August 4, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: The Dog Professor

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with the Dog Professor, Gregory McNeill, about his company that trains service dogs to protect battered women. Gregory also talks about a fundraiser event called A Party With a Purpose for his project Catch Me Before I Fall, an organization that helps children who need positive influences in their lives receive the helpful tutoring that they so desperately need...through the use of dogs.

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Midday Interviews
2:55 pm
Fri July 31, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: Smokey Joe's Cafe

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with music director Ray Kennedy about Opera House Theatre Company's upcoming production of Smokey Joe's Cafe. Also on set are two of the triply-talented, singing, dancing actors from the play, Tracy Byrd and Terrill Williams. For more information visit Opera House Theatre Company's website:

Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

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Midday Interviews
1:21 pm
Thu July 30, 2009

Mid-Day Cafe: Last Light over Carolina

Wilmington, NC – Today in the Cafe: Jemila Ericson talks with bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe about her newly published Last Light over Carolina: a novel about the turbulent highs and lows of long term marriage, as set in a small shrimping community in South Carolina. Monroe is set to appear at Two Sisters Bookery, here in Wilmington, on Aug. 1st, from 2-4pm. For more information visit her personal website:

Mary Alice Monroe

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