Jemila Ericson http://whqr.org en Midday Interview: Artists on The Budding and Blooming Art Show at Mayfaire Town Center http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-artists-budding-and-blooming-art-show-mayfaire-town-center <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Wilmington Art Association presents The Budding and Blooming Art Show at Mayfaire Town Center on the Green, Saturday, June 28, from 10 to 4. Forty young “budding” artists will display and sell their work alongside twenty adult “blooming” artists. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:49:01 +0000 Jemila Ericson 57228 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Artists on The Budding and Blooming Art Show at Mayfaire Town Center Midday Interview: Barbara Raab on Pawsitive Partners Prison Program http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-barbara-raab-pawsitive-partners-prison-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Barbara </span>Raab<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is co-founder and president of Monty’s Home, a non-profit based in </span>Burgaw<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that rescues and adopts out animals. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:31:59 +0000 Jemila Ericson 57158 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Barbara Raab on Pawsitive Partners Prison Program Midday Interview: Conductor Tom Smicklas on Brunswick Concert Band's Summer Concert Series http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-conductor-tom-smicklas-brunswick-concert-bands-summer-concert-series <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tom </span>Smicklas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a clarinetist, saxophonist and conductor.&nbsp; He is directing the Summer Concert Series for the Brunswick Concert Band.&nbsp; It is presenting a week of patriotic concerts, </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">June 27<span class="s1"><sup>th</sup></span> through July 3<span class="s1"><sup>rd</sup></span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at various venues in Brunswick County.&nbsp; Tom is also involved in the creation of the new Wilmington Symphonic Winds.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:22:54 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56842 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Conductor Tom Smicklas on Brunswick Concert Band's Summer Concert Series Midday Interview: Linda Lytvinenko Introduces the New Literacy Council Director Susan Pomeroy http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-linda-lytvinenko-introduces-new-literacy-council-director-susan-pomeroy <p class="p1">Cape Fear Literacy Council has a new Executive Director.&nbsp; Linda Lytvinenko is moving away, so she brought the new director, Susan Pomeroy, to our studios to introduce her to our audience and talk about future plans.&nbsp; Details at <a href="http://cfliteracy.org/">CFLiteracy.org</a></p><p class="p1">[In the photo, Susan is the one with the dark tan, even tho’ she just moved here from NY!]</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:50:35 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56841 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Linda Lytvinenko Introduces the New Literacy Council Director Susan Pomeroy Midday Interview: Donna Moore and Georgia Mastroieni on CAM's Summer Classes and Workshops http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-donna-moore-and-georgia-mastroieni-cams-summer-classes-and-workshops <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Cameron Art Museum offers great summer workshops, classes and camps for youth and adults. &nbsp;Donna Moore (The Museum School Director) and Georgia </span>Mastroieni<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (Director of Youth and Family Education) give us the rundown. &nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1">Details available at <a href="http://cameronartmuseum.org/">CameronArtMuseum.org</a> or 910-395-5999.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:21:22 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56704 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Donna Moore and Georgia Mastroieni on CAM's Summer Classes and Workshops Midday Interview: Jimmy Pierce on Kid's Making It's Third Annual Hippie Ball http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-jimmy-pierce-kids-making-its-third-annual-hippie-ball <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jimmy Pierce is the founder and director of Kids Making It (</span>KMI<span style="line-height: 1.5;">), a wonderful non-profit that gives at-risk youth a place to learn woodworking skills and then sell their products to the public. &nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1">The Third Annual Hippie Ball, held this <strong>Friday, 7PM at the Brooklyn Arts Center</strong>, is a fundraiser for KMI. &nbsp;“Dust off your flower-power clothes and let your freak flag fly!”&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:04:00 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56703 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Jimmy Pierce on Kid's Making It's Third Annual Hippie Ball Midday Interview: Nancy King and Wendy Fingerhut on the Wilmington Opera Premiere http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-nancy-king-and-wendy-fingerhut-wilmington-opera-premiere <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The premiere of Opera Wilmington is coming up with a fully-staged production of Franz </span>Lehar’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Merry Widow</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Artistic Director Nancy King and Executive Director Wendy </span>Fingerhut<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talk about how this long-held dream of a local opera company is coming to pass.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:45:43 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56652 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Nancy King and Wendy Fingerhut on the Wilmington Opera Premiere Midday Interview: Joy Dupree Gregory and Tracy Byrd onTrue 2 U Productions Latest Show http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-joy-dupree-gregory-and-tracy-byrd-ontrue-2-u-productions-latest-show <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">My guests today were Joy </span>Dupree<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gregory, founder and artistic director of True 2 U Productions, and Tracy Byrd, the director and choreographer of the company’s latest show -- &nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Smokey Joe’s Café: The Songs of Lieber and Stoller.</em></p><p class="p1">The show runs <strong>Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3</strong> – this weekend and next – at the Scottish Rite Theater, 1415 S. 17<span class="s1"><sup>th</sup></span> Street.&nbsp; Tickets / info: 910-515-3327&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:34:57 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56409 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Joy Dupree Gregory and Tracy Byrd onTrue 2 U Productions Latest Show Midday Interview: Gwenyfar Rohler and Musician James Jarvis On Bloomsday Performace http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-gwenyfar-rohler-and-musician-james-jarvis-bloomsday-performace <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday, June </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">16</span><span class="s1" style="line-height: 1.5;"><sup>th</sup></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bloomsday</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, on which James Joyce fans around the world celebrate the book </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Ulysses </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">and its protagonist Leopold Bloom.&nbsp; At Old Books on Front Street at 7pm, a portion of the play-within-the-book will be performed by marionettes!&nbsp; Jazz pianist/com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:58:35 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56389 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Gwenyfar Rohler and Musician James Jarvis On Bloomsday Performace Midday Interview: Financial Behaviorist Syble Solomon http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-financial-behaviorist-syble-solomon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Financial behaviorist </span>Syble<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Solomon gives a talk called </span>DeMystifying<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Credit -- </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">tonight at 6:00 at the Northeast Library.</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; She has created The Good Credit Game, a colorful board game crammed full of surprising information on credit.&nbsp; For more information, you can call the library at 910-798-6306.&nbsp; To learn more about </span>Syble<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, go to </span><a href="http Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:31:55 +0000 Jemila Ericson 56283 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Financial Behaviorist Syble Solomon