Updated December 6, 2013: As of Friday morning, the stream is working. We're crossing our fingers.
Previously: Our WHQR streaming link channel has been experiencing intermittent problems launching from the "Listen Live" link at the upper left. A quick fix is to click on the MP3 link on the right-hand side of the page, as shown here:
Traveling folk singer John Craigie recently released his eighth studio album, The Apocolypse is Over. He sat down with WHQR's Jason Hess to talk about the role of the folk singer in contemporary American music culture. Listen to the radio-edit of the interview here:
Craigie also recorded two live songs while in the WHQR studios. Listen to these two exclusive tracks from WHQR Music:
The following song includes the genesis story of the song, along with a rumination on the value of living outside of the Nashville music scene:
Myrtle Grove Christian School’s recent move to exclude the gay community is fetching statewide attention. Last night, members of the Raleigh-based gay rights group Equality NC gathered local educators, clergy and public figures together in Wilmington to speak out against the school’s new biblical morality policy, which prohibits students from families that support or participate in a gay lifestyle. WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly reports.
Join us for Homemade Holiday Shorts 2013 on December 15th at 6pm in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR. The event features readings of short stories by our popular commentators Annie Gray Johnston, Gwenyfar Rohler, and Shane Fernando. The annual event will also feature WHQR News Director Rachel Lewis Hilburn reading "Kurisumasu" by Mebane Boyd, the winning story of the first-ever Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest.
Kitty Yerkes of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity invites us all to participate in next Thursday morning’s 9th Annual Turkey Trot around the loop at Wrightsville Beach -- a 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit Habitat. Please register in advance at CapeFearHabitat.org