Midday Interview http://whqr.org en Midday Interview: Steve Vernon on "The Hermit of Fort Fisher" http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-steve-vernon-hermit-fort-fisher <p></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:10:48 +0000 Alexa Doran 60341 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Steve Vernon on "The Hermit of Fort Fisher" Midday Interview: Norman Bemelmans and Elizabeth Loparits on The Piano Masterworks Series http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-norman-bemelmans-and-elizabeth-loparits-piano-masterworks-series <p></p><p class="p1">Classical pianists Norman Bemelmans and Elizabeth Loparits will perform Thursday night, September 4<span class="s1"><sup>th</sup></span> at Kenan Auditorium as part of the Piano Masterworks Series.&nbsp; They will play works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Chopin and Schumann.&nbsp; For tickets, call 910-962-3500.</p><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:46:03 +0000 Alexa Doran 60289 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Norman Bemelmans and Elizabeth Loparits on The Piano Masterworks Series Midday Interview: Jason Aycock and Kendra Goehring-Garrett on "Into the Woods" http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-jason-aycock-and-kendra-goehring-garrett-woods <p></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:12:51 +0000 Alexa Doran 60230 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Jason Aycock and Kendra Goehring-Garrett on "Into the Woods" Midday Interview: Tonia Lovejoy on the Beautiful Nation Project http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-tonia-lovejoy-beautiful-nation-project <p></p><p>Tonia Lovejoy is an educator and explorer who has created an organization called the Beautiful Nation Project. Its website offers a hug array of tools on many platforms to expand our understanding of how where we live affects how we live. She will be taking an all female crew of scientists, explorers and educators on her sailboat for an around-the-world trip starting September 15. Their journey can be followed at <a href="http://www.beautifulnationproject.org/">BeautifulNationProject.org</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:18:01 +0000 Alexa Doran 60171 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Tonia Lovejoy on the Beautiful Nation Project Midday Interview: Artists Mio Reynolds, Randy McNamara and Eunkyung Kim Cazier http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-artists-mio-reynolds-randy-mcnamara-and-eunkyung-kim-cazier <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today we had prolific artists Mio Reynolds, Randy McNamara and Eunkyung Kim Cazier talk about their work, which will be featured tonight at our very own MC Erny Gallery &nbsp;at WHQR, 254 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor. Join the artists from 6-9 pm for an opening reception that will include wine, light refreshments and your chance to meet the artists and see their vibrant, intriguing collection of work. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:08:33 +0000 Alexa Doran 60005 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Artists Mio Reynolds, Randy McNamara and Eunkyung Kim Cazier Midday Interview: Barb Olson-Gwin and Jim Carey on "Phlock to the Beach!: A Buffet Style Beach Bash" http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-barb-olson-gwin-and-jim-carey-phlock-beach-buffet-style-beach-bash <p></p><p>Today Barb Olson-Gwin and Jim Carey came to represent the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce, which is hosting Phlock to the Beach!: A Buffet Style Beach Bash. Unfortunately, the Friday night Pub and Grub Crawl is sold out BUT you can still get tickets to Saturday's events on Oak Island or at Cape Fear Regional Jetport. For more details visit southport-oakisland.com or call 910.457.6994. &nbsp;Some of Saturday's Events are free and some require tickets.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:22:57 +0000 Alexa Doran 59955 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Barb Olson-Gwin and Jim Carey on "Phlock to the Beach!: A Buffet Style Beach Bash" Midday Interview: Bill Hamlet and Jenny McKinnon-Wright on the Landfall Art Show and Sale http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-bill-hamlet-and-jenny-mckinnon-wright-landfall-art-show-and-sale <p></p><p>The 2014 Landfall and Art show is Thursday through Saturday at the Landfall Dye Clubhouse. It runs from 10 am to 7 pm each day, with a cash bar provided from 5-7 pm. One hundred artists will be showing their work. Admission is free and 30% of the sales go to the Landfall Foundation, which helps support local non-profits. Today's guests were Landfall Foundation President Bill Hamlet and artist Jenny McKinnon-Wright. &nbsp;For more details visit <a href="http://landfallfoundation.org/">LandfallFoundation.org</a>.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:02:30 +0000 Alexa Doran 59900 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Bill Hamlet and Jenny McKinnon-Wright on the Landfall Art Show and Sale Midday Interview: Madeline Flagler on Lumina Daze http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-madeline-flagler-lumina-daze <p></p><p>Madeline Flagler is the Executive Director of the Wrightsville&nbsp;Beach Museum of History. Every year they host a great fundraiser called Lumina Daze, which celebrates the spectacular Lumina Pavilion. The Lumina Pavilion was the star attraction on the beach from 1905 until 1973 when it was torn down. The event is this Sunday form 5-9 pm&nbsp;at The Blockade Runner Beach Resort. For more details visit <a href="http://www.wbmuseum.com/">wbmuseum.com</a>. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:48:46 +0000 Alexa Doran 59846 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Madeline Flagler on Lumina Daze Midday Interview: Brenda McDonald and Lindsey Champion "The Last Chance for White Pants Gala" http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-brenda-mcdonald-and-lindsey-champion-last-chance-white-pants-gala <p></p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:08:28 +0000 Alexa Doran 59683 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Brenda McDonald and Lindsey Champion "The Last Chance for White Pants Gala" Midday Interview: Rhonda Bellamy http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-rhonda-bellamy <p></p><p>Rhonda Bellamy, Executive Director of The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, tells us all about Regional Artist Project Grants. The application deadline is September 19. Bellamy will hold an information session Monday, August 18 at 5:30 pm at the New Hanover County Public Library downtown. For additional information visit <a href="http://artscouncilofwilmington.org/">artscouncilofwilmington.org</a> &nbsp;or call 910.343.0998</p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:22:35 +0000 Alexa Doran 59619 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Rhonda Bellamy