brent watkins http://whqr.org en Farewell, Soapbox http://whqr.org/post/farewell-soapbox <p>Wilmington's music scene suffered a tremendous blow when news broke that the Soapbox would be closing its doors in late July.&nbsp; The loss won't really be felt until it's gone.&nbsp; But already the news is causing heartache throughout the creative community.&nbsp; Sure, there are other venues.&nbsp; Nice ones, too.&nbsp; But the Soapbox is the center of it all.&nbsp; It's almost a symbol of Wilmington itself.&nbsp; It's a large part of the character of downtown.&nbsp; John Staton of the Star News <a href="http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20130629/ARTICLES/130629559" target="_blank"> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:25:04 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 39191 at http://whqr.org Farewell, Soapbox