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.
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.
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.
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)
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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.
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?
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.