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Midday Interviews
8:20 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Top of the Mornin' to Ya!

Chandler Davis & Penny Kohut admire Elizabeth Darrow's work.

Penny Kohut was the playwright for shows about Irish wakes the past few years, but she wrote a new play for St. Patrick's Day this year.  The show "Top of the Mornin' to Ya with Faith and Begorrah" is an over-the-top comic farce that centers on a morning talk show with two Irish women.  Penny stopped in to chat about the show with the actor playing Begorrah this weekend, Chandler Davis. 

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March 30 - April 1 at 7 PM, April 1 at 4 PM
3:23 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Cinematique Presents "Mr. Turner"

Featuring an award-winning performance by Timothy Spall and directed by legendary filmmaker Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies, Life is Sweet, Another Year) the film Mr. Turner follows the eccentric artist J.M.W. Turner through the last quarter century of his life. Follow Turner as he paints, travels, is strapped to the mast of a ship so he can paint a snowstorm, visits brothels and finds himself to be a subject of both celebration and derision for the British aristocracy. (R, 2 hr 29 min)

Monday - Wednesday, March 30 - April 1, 7 PM

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Opening Reception March 27 6-9 PM
12:24 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

In the MC Erny Gallery: Moments of Our Past by Bradley Carter and Jason Parker

WHQR welcomes local talents Bradley Carter and Jason Parker to the MC Erny Gallery. Be sure to stop by and see their mesmerizing collection "Moments of the Past."

Opening Fourth Friday Reception March 27 6-9 PM 

Closing Fourth Friday Reception April 24 6-9 PM

Show Closing: Friday, May 8.  

Regular MC Erny Gallery Viewing Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM

About the Artists:

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Wednesday, March 11 at Noon
11:22 am
Thu March 5, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Terminal Groin Projects Underway in North Carolina

On the Next CoastLine: A terminal groin is under construction, and three other coastal communities are seeking permits. Yet environmentalists  worry the structures will fundamentally change the coast. We'll take with the mayor of Ocean Isle Beach, Debbie Smith, and Mike Giles of the North Carolina Coastal Federation. 

Local
6:14 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Websites with Adult Ads Contribute to Sex Trafficking of Kids; Law Officers Call the Sites Helpful

Websites that advertise adult services facilitate the sexual exploitation of children and other forms of human trafficking. 

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Local
4:24 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

CoastLine: Bringing Human Trafficking out of the Shadows

This January, a jury convicted a Wilmington man of two counts of transporting young women across state lines with the intent to force them into prostitution. 

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Midday Interviews
2:10 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Midday Interview: The Coastal Federation & Progressive Gardens

Becky Peter/Coastal Federation, Evan Folds/Progressive Gardens

The North Carolina Coastal Federation holds a Coastal Speakers Series, where experts address various topics,  from oysters to organic gardens to local avian diversity.  Becky Peter is the Community Engagement Fellow with the NCCF and spoke with us about the series.  The upcoming topic is organic gardening and we heard from Evan Folds, the founder and owner of Progressive Gardens about healthy soil and a few things we need to know to grow plants locally.  

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Call or Pledge Online Today!
3:26 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Spring 2015 Pre-Drive Sweepstakes: Win an Apple iPad Air

During our Spring 2015 Pre-Drive Campaign we are running a high-tech sweepstakes! Pledge now online at whqr.org or return your membership challenge letter and you could win a brand new Apple iPad Air

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Local
11:05 am
Tue March 3, 2015

National Bill To End Modern Slavery May Address Local Human Trafficking Issue

The End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 has bipartisan support and is expected to move through national legislature quickly.
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: http://www.maryknollogc.org/article/maryknoll-supports-end-modern-slavery-initiative-act-2015

A bipartisan bill to combat human trafficking is working its way through the United States legislature. The national initiative could benefit the Cape Fear region, which has high rates of human trafficking. 

If passed, the human trafficking bill would institute The End Modern Slavery Initiative Foundation. Using private and public monies totaling over a billion dollars, the Foundation would finance anti-trafficking programs in places where adults and children are forced into servitude.

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Midday Interviews -3/2/15
11:27 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Midday Interview: Yasmin Tomkinson and Erin Payne on "The Mad Hatter's Tea Party"

Gina Gambony

The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with "A Gala in Wonderland." Interim Executive Director Yasmin Tomkinson  and Outreach Coordinator Erin Payne came in to tell us about the work the organization does in our community - the Mad Hatter's Tea Party will help raise money for this work to continue. The Gala is at Audi Cape Fear on Staurday, March 7 at 6:30 PM. To find out more about the Cape Fear Literacy Council and the Mad Hatter's Tea Party visit their website here

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