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5:27 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

CoastLine: Kids, Arts, and Creativity -- Why Arts Education Goes Beyond Art for Art's Sake

Our topic today is . . . KIDS AND THE ARTS:  How does art for art’s sake impact a child’s development – and is there a way to incorporate the arts as a vehicle for teaching other disciplines?  

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Midday Interviews 8/27/14
4:12 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Midday Interview: Jason Aycock and Kendra Goehring-Garrett on "Into the Woods"

Opera House Theatre Company present the mesmerizing musical by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim called "Into The Woods." In the first act we meet many familiar fairy tale characters and see how their stories interweave. By intermission many have found their "happily ever after." In the second act the characters find out what happens AFTER they got what they wanted ...or what they thought they wanted.  Today's guests were director/choreographer Jason Aycock and actress/singer/dancer Kendra Goehring-Garrett (Cinderella in the show).

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Local
6:11 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Tri-County Economic Alliance In The Works

Out of 21 Garner report recommendations, the Wilmington City Council and New Hanover County Board of Commissioners chose to focus on these six objectives.
Isabelle Shepherd

It has oft been said that a rising tide lifts all boats. The City of Wilmington and New Hanover County are banding together to create a marketing alliance between Brunswick, Pender, and New Hanover counties. 

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Midday Interviews - 8/26/12
2:18 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Midday Interview: Tonia Lovejoy on the Beautiful Nation Project

Tonia Lovejoy
Alexa Doran

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 BeautifulNationProject.org

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Local
4:30 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Changes in Entrepreneurial Landscape Open Space for Start-Ups in Small Cities like Wilmington

Hugh Forrest, Executive Director of the South by Southwest Interactive Conference in Austin, TX, will be the keynote speaker for the Coastal Connect Conference.
UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Silicon Valley and New York City used to be the exclusive homes of start-up businesses.  But that economic landscape is changing, leaving room for smaller cities like Wilmington to become a hotbed for entrepreneurs.

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Arts
4:00 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Recap: Opening Reception of "Hues of Juxtaposition"

Randy McNamra, Eunkyung Kim Cazier, Mio Reynolds
Charlie Cazier

Friday night at the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR staff, members, volunteers and local art lovers/supporters gathered to see the absolutely magnificent debut of the art show "Hues of Juxtapostion," with work by talented local artists Mio Reynolds, Eunkyung Kim Cazier and Randy McNamara. Never before have such different styles come together to create such a vibrant, seamless arrangement. The night was filled with wine, delicious refreshments and best of all, great conversations with our featured artists.  View the slideshow to see pictures from this great night!

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Arts
4:00 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Recap: Opening Reception of "Hues of Juxtaposition"

Randy McNamra, Eunkyung Kim Cazier, Mio Reynolds
Charlie Cazier

Friday night at the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR staff, members, volunteers and local art lovers/supporters gathered to see the absolutely magnificent debut of the art show "Hues of Juxtapostion," with work by talented local artists Mio Reynolds, Eunkyung Kim Cazier and Randy McNamara. Never before have such different styles come together to create such a vibrant, seamless arrangement. The night was filled with wine, delicious refreshments and best of all, great conversations with our featured artists.  View the slideshow to see pictures from this great night!

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Local
3:18 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

UNCW Professor Pioneers Face Aging Technology

There are multiple uses for face aging technology, including life-planning, missing persons progressed-age photos, and the cosmetic and plastic surgery industries.
I²SIS – Face Aging Group

Your face may be revealing more than you think.  A UNCW computer science professor is developing new technology to predict how long a person may live based on a current photo. 

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Inside WHQR
2:34 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

WHQR Announces Completed Purchase of WHQR Facilities by Friends of Public Radio, Inc.

Top from Left: Jeff Hovis, Cleve Callison, Barbara Bush Bottom From Bottom Left: David Zumbro, MK Cope

Friends of Public Radio, Inc., licensee of WHQR Public Radio, has completed the purchase of the station's office and broadcast facilities at 254 North Front Street from Hexagon Holdings, Inc.

Hexagon has owned the third floor property in the Warwick Building for several years, with WHQR as its sole tenant. The agreement was signed by David Zumbro, Chair of the non-profit Friends of Public Radio, and representatives from Hexagon Holdings. The agreement followed a vote by the station's Board of Directors to purchase its own radio facility.

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Midday Interviews 8/22/14
2:08 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Midday Interview: Artists Mio Reynolds, Randy McNamara and Eunkyung Kim Cazier

  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  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. For further details visit http://whqr.org/post/coming-soon-hues-juxtaposition-mc-erny-gallery-1.

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