Nan Graham

Communique Commentary: By Any Other Name | Nan Graham

Commentator Nan Graham provided many details to authorities in order to adopt her new dog. She did not, however, receive all the information about him.

Read More
www.ncaudubon.org

Advise from WHQR's resident naturalist on dealing with this subterranean scourge.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button above to hear Andy's recommendations for dealing with THEM!

Colonial and expansionistic, these foreign invaders can wreak havoc.

Getting rid of them can be a frustrating experience and yeild unintended consequences. WQHR's naturalist Commentator Andy Wood says forget the "Shock and Awe" approach. A more selective responce can be far more effective.

Commentator Lauren Levian is finding herself having to adjust to the "relaxed fit" phase of life.

Wilmington NC – Commentator Lauren Levian isn't getting older. She's getting better. Better at finding her way from the Junior Miss to the Women's Department.

As she enters her "control top" days she pauses to reflect on self-image in a world where "what's hot and what's not" changes all too quickly.

www.bockinfo.com

In this Postcard from the Digital Age, Wally Bock looks at the online auction success story that is eBay.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button above to hear this Postcard from the Digital Age.

And remember; Listener support makes these webcasts possible. Click the SUPPORT button above to find out how to make a difference you can hear.

**TRANSCRIPT**

"eBay Nation"

Book reviewer Nicki Leone asks who really deserves a lifetime achievement award for literary excellence.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button above to hear Nicki's column.]

While the rest of the reading public has been wondering who the heck this JM Coetzee guy is that just won the Nobel Prize for literature, I have been watching a different storm raging in a different teacup. This is the season that the National Book Foundation gives out its ?national book awards? for best books of the year.

http://www.uncwil.edu/chancellor/index.html

Dr. Rosemary DePaolo takes the helm at UNCW.

Wilmington NC – The Fall 2003 semester has begun at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and among the new faces is Dr. Rosemary DePaolo. The new Chancellor took time out of a busy August day to speak with WHQR's Susan Dankel about the path that brought her here, and about her vision for UNCW in the days ahead.

Click the LISTEN button above to hear their conversation.

Thomas Wolfe notwithstanding, thanks to better building codes, you CAN go home again.

Wilmington NC – She made a mess of things but here in Southeastern North Carolina, Hurricane Isabel wasn't as devastating as others of her kind.

Architect and commentator Charles Boney says it wasn't all luck. Better building codes and materials made to withstand such enviornmental pressures played their part as well.

A Veteran of Burma Shave sign days, Nan Graham, a card carrying sign-reader, thinks the Bible Belt has a real flair for epigrammatic wit.

Wilmington NC – Along the many quaint roads in the South, Commentator Nan Graham has noticed that there are signs everywhere.

New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Service

Gardening Commentator Barbara Sullivan may be getting a little too wrapped up in the world of plants...

Wilmington NC – Barbara Sullivan's garden, will be one of many on the Art in the Garden Tour, sponsored by the New Hanover County Arboretum. Getting ready for it finds her hard at work, even in her dreams!

This Caldwell County native is one of the great legends of Piedmont Blues guitar.

Wilmington NC – North Carolina Blue Notes features biographies and music of fifteen A-List Jazz and Blues artists who called North Carolina home. The program is produced for WHQR by music journalist Roberta Penn, and hosted by jazz artist and educator Dr. Maurice Martinez.

Etta Baker is one of the legends of the Piedmont. Her finger-picking style is one of the defining strains of Blues guitar.

Pages

The Latest News From NPR

Black Panther pounced on the weekend box office, breaking cultural barriers and earning the highest debut ever for a February film, with an estimated three-day domestic gross of $192 million, said Disney, Marvel's parent company.

The opening was the fifth highest-earning of any film, according to Disney. The only other movies that have brought in more are Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Jurassic World and The Avengers, according to The Associated Press.

President Trump spent the weekend at his his Mar-a-Lago resort tweeting about the Russia investigation after a federal grand jury on Friday indicted 13 Russians and three Russian companies in connection with what prosecutors describe as a covert Russian campaign to help Trump win the presidency.

All 65 people aboard an Aseman Airlines plane were feared dead when it slammed into Mount Dena in central Iran Sunday during a bout of bad weather, authorities told the Iranian state broadcaster.

But there was so much fog and rain that rescue crews had been unable to reach the crash site via helicopter and were hoping a drone could aid in their search, reports IRNA, the country's official news agency.

A School Principal On A Foiled Shooting

10 hours ago

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

The day before the shooting in Florida, police in Everett, Wash., just north of Seattle, got a chilling call.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

The Call-In: Knowing Sexual Harassers

10 hours ago

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

Time now for The Call-In.

(SOUNDBITE OF CORDUROI'S "MY DEAR")

More From NPR

Great American Songbook LIVE

The Great American Songbook Live: The Oscars!

Join us Saturday, February 17th, for our next Great American Songbook Live at Kenan Auditorium!

Prologue

Prologue

Now at NOON! Join us Monday, February 12th, as we hear from author Myrna Brown with Ben Steelman of the StarNews.

Remembering Joe Purcell

Remembering Joe Purcell

Joe Purcell, a past WHQR host, passed away last week. He is remembered fondly by WHQR staffers and the community.

Myrtle Beach Stations

Can You Hear Us Myrtle Beach?

Tune in and enjoy WHQR News and Classical WHQR in the Myrtle Beach Area!

WHQR Job Opening

NPR Olympics Coverage

NPR Olympic Coverage - Winter Games 2018

Stay up-to-date on this year's Winter Olympics with NPR's "The Torch"!

Cinematique Presents

Cinématique Presents "The 2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films"

February 12 - 14
Monday - Wednesday
at 7pm
Wednesday at 4 pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre

The Metropolitan Opera 2017-2018

The Metropolitan Opera's 2017-18 Schedule

Broadcasts of the 2017-18 Metropolitan Operas start Saturday, December 2nd on 92.7 FM!

New Programming for 2018!

Check out some of our new weekend programs on HQR!

GenX: WHQR Continuing Coverage

GenX Information

Resources Page & Index

Communique

Submit to Communique

Think you have a topic for Communique? Fill out the form to get in touch with Gina Gambony.

WHQR's Little Free Library

WHQR Presents Our Little Free Library!

Located in the MC Erny Gallery
Donate books and take some new ones with you!

Stay in Tune With the WHQR eNewsletter

What's Happening in Your Community?

WHQR for Your Phone

The WHQR App is Here!

Click the Button Below to Link to the App Store!

Like and Follow WHQR

AmazonSmile

Vehicle Donation

1-866-WHQR-CAR

Donate your unwanted vehicle and help support the "high quality radio" programming heard on WHQR .