More than 2,200 people have Carl Kasell’s voice on their home answering machines and cell phones – where he’s performed everything from "What’s New Pussycat" to "Rapper’s Delight" as Official Judge and Scorekeeper for Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
After recording so many messages for others, it’s time we record a few for him. You are invited to leave Carl voice mails by calling 1-888-Wait-Wait (1-888-924-8924; select the second option).
Join Ben Steelman of Star News with bestselling author and former Star News staffer Kevin Maurer to discuss his nonfiction books Hunting Che and No Hero (forthcoming). Expect a lively discussion on the content of the books, Maurer's writing process, and other literary topics.
May 12th, 7 - 8pm in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery 254 N. Front Street, Third Floor
Fresh Voices-On-Air commentator Lindsey Amaya asks us to embrace cultural diversity as a way of promoting tolerance and understanding.
Lindsey Amaya is a junior at Hoggard High School. She is an active member of Beta Club, the National Honor Society and the youth group at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. Lindsey loves to volunteer in her community as well as spend time with her family and friends.
If you would like to become a Fresh Voices On-Air commentator and you’re between the ages of 12 and 17, email us your submission at op services at WHQR dot org.
Like most people, today’s elderly citizens are using Facebook, Craigslist, online dating sites and email—which leaves them more susceptible than ever before to scams and fraud. Nowadays, 1 in 20 older persons nationwide indicate some form of recent financial mistreatment.
John Maxwell is a storyteller, actor and playwright who lives in Jackson, Mississippi. He is in town to perform his one-man show (one of many he has created) about the apostle Peter. It’s titled Fish Tale, The Story of Peter. The free show was at 7:00 Friday at St. James Episcopal Church in the Lee Parish Hall at 4th and Dock.
By 2040, New Hanover County’s population is expected to match that of present-day Tampa. Which is why the county’s launching a first-ever comprehensive plan to address the future of local land use, resources, infrastructure and development patterns. As one of ten communities selected by the American Planning Association to pilot this program, the county is depending on citizen input to help chart the course—and more than 120 members of the community attended the recent public launch of the plan.
The Spring 2014 WHQR Survey is your chance to tell us what you like -- and don't like -- about WHQR. And one lucky participant will win a WHQR Smooth Landing Guest DJ slot.
This spring we've made it easier than ever to enter. WHQR members will soon be receiving copies of the survey in the mail. But the online version is quick and easy to fill out, with more room for your comments about WHQR. Find the online version at surveymonkey.com/s/SurveySpring2014