Midday Interviews

Midday Interviews 11/7/14
2:47 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Anthony Reynolds

Anthony Reynolds has been acting onscreen since 1993, but since 2001 he has also been producing films. His latest effort, an intense 22-minute short film called Times Like Dying, will be shown at Cucalorus on Thursday, November 13 at 7:15 at Thalian Hall. It is set in the mountains of NC in the year 1887, when the railroad is buying the farmer's land at a pittance to expand the railroad.  When the Dixon brothers won't sell to the bank someone kills all their cattle, and the situation only worsens from there. For more details visit Cucalorus.org

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Midday Interviews 11/6/14
2:01 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Midday Interview: Drew Krepp on "The Salt Marsh King"

Drew Krepp
Alexa Doran

Today's guest was first time novelist and UNCW MFA student Drew Krepp. Drew talked about "The Salt Marsh King," his novel based on King Lear. Drew will be giving a reading this Sunday at Old Books on Front (249 Front Street) at 4pm. *

*There is no audio for this interview

Midday Interviews - 11/5/14
1:32 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Midday Interview: Jason Aycock and Nancy Aycock Rivenbark on the "Cripple Creek Cloggers"

Jason Aycock and Nancy Aycock Rivenbark
Alexa Doran

Nancy Aycock Rivenbark is one of the founders of Cripple Creek Cloggers; her son Jason is one of the three directors of the dance school at Cripple Creek Corner in Burgaw. They invite us to a show called An American Tradition, Sunday at 5 pm at Thalian Hall. The Junior National Champion clogging team will be featured. For tickets please call 910.632.2285.   

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Midday Interviews 11/4/14
2:45 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Midday Interview: Kim Williams and Charles Evans on the Long Bay Symphony

Today's guests are from the Long Bay Symphony, a professional organization based in Myrtle Beach, SC. New Executive Director Kim Williams and continuing Artistic Director Charles Evans told us about the orchestra, its chamber music group, its educational outreach programs, and their next concert. On Sunday at 4 pm at Myrtle Beach High School, the Long Bay Symphony will hold their next concert. The program is Tchaikovsky and the Romantic Spirit, featuring the music of Brahms, Victor Herbert and Tchaikovsky.

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Midday Interviews - 10/31/14
11:50 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Midday Interview: Sandy Apple and Mimi Cunningham on "A Lunch with Carolina Authors"

Sandy Apple and Mimi Cunningham invite us to Lunch with Carolina Authors on November 8 at UNCW's Warwick Center. This is a program created by the AAUW - American Association of University Women -  as a way to raise funds for scholarships for women planning to attend UNCW. This year's featured authors are Elaine Orr, Anne Clinard Barnhill, and May-lee Chai. For details please call 910. 313. 1573.  

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Midday Interviews 10/30/14
2:42 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Midday Interview: The 5th Annual Womanless Beauty Pageant

Today's guests were from Opera House Theatre Company, here to discuss their upcoming fabulous fundraiser, The 5th Annual Womanless Beauty Pageant. There is only one performance, this Saturday, November 1 at 8pm. The show will be performed at Thalian Hall's Main Stage, located at 310 Chestnut Street in downtown Wilmington. For tickets please go to the Center Box Office at Thalian Hall, call 910.632.2285, or visit thalianhall.org. *

*There is no audio for this interview. 

Midday Interviews - 10/29/14
2:03 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Midday Interview: Holly Bullard and Meade Van Pelt on The Ministering Circle

Alexa Doran

Meet sisters Holly Bullard and Meade Van Pelt of The Ministering Circle - a non-profit, nondenominational organization that supports health care projects and scholarships in Wilmington. The group, founded in 1888, holds its annual Gourmet Sale of specialty foods, main dishes, baked goods, relishes and pickles made by all 50 women. Items will be on sale for 2 hours only, this Saturday from 10 am to noon at the Elks Club on Oleander. Call 910.762.4060 if you have any questions. 

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Midday Interviews - 10/8/2014
11:56 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Midday Interview: Sheila Webster Boneham on "Catwalk"

**There is no audio for this edition

Sheila Webster Boneham is the author if 17 non-fiction books about animal training, rescue and adoption. Her third animal companion - inspired novel Catwalk is just being released. For more details visit: sheilaboneham.blogspot.com.

Midday Interviews -10/10/14
3:19 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Midday Interview: Rebecca Petruck "Steering Toward Normal"

Jemila and Rebecca
Alexa Doran

Today's guest was UNCW MFA graduate Rebecca Petruck. Her thesis became a book called 'Steering Toward Normal' - a wonderful story of 8th grade boys who unexpectedly turn out to be half brothers. Much of the book concerns what they go through in 4-H club, andraising a steer for the Minnesota State Fair. For details visit RebeccaPetruck.com

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Midday Interviews - 10/8/14
3:48 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Midday Interview: Angie Carl and Bill Walker on "Fire in the Pines" Festival

  Angie Carl is Coastal Fire and Restoration Manager for The Nature Conservancy. Bill Walker is the Area Ranger for the North Carolina Forest Service.  They came to talk about a festival that will be held this Saturday from 11am-3pm in Halyburton Park called Fire in the Pines. it includes a controlled burn demonstration, plus bluegrass music, food, live music, children's activities and more. 

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