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Midday Interviews
2:56 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Opening Reception: "Memories of the Past"

Bradley Carter and Jason Parker are very different artists-one works with spray paint and stencils, while the other uses acrylics to create abstract expressionist works.   The exhibit joining these collections together, "Memories of the Past," opens in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR on Friday, March 27 as a part of 4th Friday Gallery Walk.  Join us for the opening reception from 6:00-9:00.

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Local
2:47 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

CoastLine: Nnenna Freelon, The Clothesline Muse, and Williston's 100th Year

Nnenna Freelon as Grandma Blu in The Clothesline Muse - playing UNCW's Kenan Auditorium March 28th.

The clothesline:  it’s an old-fashioned, even quaint, installation that’s fading from modern culture, but the metaphor it offers is the centerpiece of a new show called The Clothesline Muse playing Kenan Auditorium this Saturday. 

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Spring 2015 Grand Sweepstakes
12:00 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Spring 2015 Grand Sweepstakes - The Umstead Hotel and Spa

The Co-Ed Pool

We are running a fantastic Grand Sweepstakes for our Spring 2015 Pledge Drive! Pledge now and you could win this great getaway from Umstead Hotel and Spa:

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Midday Interviews
5:01 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

JAZZFEST-featuring "Warmdaddy" Anderson & Tom Garling

Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson

Jerald Shynett is directing the UNCW JAZZFEST for the third year this spring.  The event was launched 30 years ago by Frank Bongiorno, now the department chair of UNCW's Music Department.  In this interview, Jerald Shynett talks about the opportunity 20 high school students are getting through this program and he describes the two guest artists this year-Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson (saxophone) and Tom Garling (trombone).   We got Warmaddy on the phone, and part of that conversation is at the end of the interview.

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April 6 - 10 at 7 PM & April 6-8 at 4 PM
10:59 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Cinematique Presents "Leviathan"

The latest drama from acclaimed director Andrey Zvyagintsev (The Return) features Kolya (Alexi Serebriakov), an auto-repair shop owner who lives with his lovely young wife Lilya (Elena Liadova) and his son Roma (Sergui Pokhodaev) by the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. Follow Kolya and his family as they attempt to navigate the brutal political landscape of Russia through this action packed film critics are calling the creme de la creme of social satires. (R, 2 hr 20 min)

Monday-Friday, April 6-10, 7 PM

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Inside WHQR
12:13 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Friends of Public Radio Are Looking For New Board Members

                          Would you like to serve on the Friends of Public Radio Board?

WHQR and the Friends of Public Radio are soliciting interested parties to apply for a limited number of positions on our Board of Directors.

We are seeking a diverse population from our listenership who are interested in engaging with the community in meaningful ways, can attend regular monthly meetings, can participate in committee responsibilities and can assist with fundraising.

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Wednesday, March 25 6-9 AM
10:52 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Call for WHQR Volunteers

Looking for a great volunteer opportunity? WHQR needs your help! We are looking for volunteers to join our fun and friendly staff to answer the telephones during the opening morning of our Spring 2015 Pledge Drive, this Wednesday, March 25 from 6-9 AM. It's  a great chance to get involved in your community and meet other public radio lovers like yourself! CLICK HERE NOW TO SIGN UP 

Midday Interviews
1:30 pm
Sat March 21, 2015

Sam Shepard's "Lie of the Mind" at City Stage

Jacob Kehane & Nicole Farmer

Director Nicole Farmer and actor Jacob Kehane (Frankie) visited the studio to tell us about the play "A Lie of the Mind" by American playwright Sam Shepard.   Nicole explains how a story that is set in motion with violence and tragedy can still exhibit humor, and why the core of the story is really love.  You don't want to miss Jacob Kehane's expressive radio ode to Sam Shepard. 

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Local
4:39 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Celebrating Williston School Luminaries: Dorothy DeShields

Williston Senior High School, Class of 1946
Cape Fear Museum

The Williston School is celebrating its centennial.  The graduates of the former Williston Senior High have gone on to become leaders in the local community, state, and nation.  WHQR spoke with Dorothy DeShields, who was inspired by her teachers at Williston to pursue a career in education.

Isabelle Shepherd: What was the educational experience like at Williston?

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Midday Interviews
2:51 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

"The Creation" by Haydn at Beckwith Recital Hall

Nancy King & Bob Workmon

The UNCW Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Chamber Orchestra are performing Franz Joseph Haydn's "Creation" under the direction of Dr. Joe Hickman, the Director of Choral Activities.  Nancy King has been rehearsing the soloists for the performance, and Bob Workmon is a guest artist performing with the choirs.  Nancy and Bob came to the studio and talked about the performance, and a bit about the history of this work, thought by many to be Haydn's masterpiece. 

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