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7:30 am
Fri February 27, 2015

How to listen to WHQR online via iTunes

Credit Wikimedia Commons

On Friday Feedback February 27, 2015, we promised to give instructions on:

LISTENING TO WHQR ONLINE

In iTunes, go to:

File > Open Stream

for HQR News, type in:

http://pubint.ic.llnwd.net/stream/pubint_whqr

for Classical HQR, type in:

http://audio-mp3.ibiblio.org:8000/whqr_hd2

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5:00 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Friday Feedback for February 27, 2015

"Smooth Landing" by Elizabeth Darrow. Final reception TONIGHT, Friday 2/27, 6-9 pm.
Credit Elizabeth Darrow

Kimberly wrote last week:

I listen to WHQR at work, and usually I listen off the NPR website because it streams (as opposed to downloading the mp3 file). Within the last month, the WHQR stream from the NPR website is the WHQR classical station. In case this is a mistake, just wanted to let you guys know - otherwise, often, the mp3 file won't play consistently from the local website.

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Local
5:50 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Local County Commissioners Visit DC for National Legislative Agenda, Meet with SE NC Delegation

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.
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Commissioners from Brunswick, Pender, and New Hanover Counties just returned from a four-day trip to Washington, D.C.

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Midday Interviews -2/26/15
3:50 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Midday Interview: Clybourne Park

Joy Gregory took on a difficult task as director of the controversial Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, a story that has its roots in A Raisin in the Sun. Joy, along with actors Jane McNeill and JR Rodriguez, talk about the various layers of meaning that they found in this award-winning show. Performances are at the Red Barn Theatre February 26 - March 1, and the show also runs one weekend at Thalian Hall, March 19-22. More information at thalian.org

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Wednesday, March 4 at Noon
1:43 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Human Trafficking

On the next CoastLine: Human trafficking is a problem in the Cape Fear Region. Why here and what can we do to combat the issue? Joining us for an in-studio discussion will be New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon and Jessica Green from the Human Trafficking Rapid Response Team. 

We encourage comments and questions:

CoastLine Telephone: 910.343.1138

CoastLine Twitter @coastlinehqr

CoastLine Email: Coastline@whqr.org

Local
5:33 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

CoastLine: Black History Month II - How Treatment of History Informs Current Cultural Conversation

The "Doll Test" from the video "American Denial"
PBS.org

It’s the last week of Black History Month in 2015.

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March 23-27 at 7 PM, March 23-25 at 4 PM
3:17 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Cinematique Presents "Timbuktu"

Settled peacefully in the dunes on the outskirts of Timbuktu, Kidane and his family live happily, undeterred by the Jihadists that are causing so much trouble for the population of Timbuktu.  Within Timbuktu, everything from music to laughter is banned, women are forced to have little to no function in society and the new, improvised law is enforcing more tragic and absurd rules everyday. In this stunningly rendered film, Kidane and his family are abruptly thrown in the ring against these seemingly insurmountable forces in a fight that leaves viewers both enamored and empowered.

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March 16-20 at 7 PM AND March 16-18 at 4 PM
3:10 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Cinematique Presents "A Most Violent Year"

Set in 1981, statistically one of the most corrupt and violent years in the history of New York City, this film follows an immigrant and his family as they try to tie down the American Dream. Swept up in the circumstances of the times, the surrounding decay and destruction threaten to suck the family in, and destroy everything they have worked so hard for. Don't miss out on this gripping, gritty story known as a masterpiece of filmography. (R, 2 hr 5 min)   

Monday-Friday, March 16-20, 7 PM

Monday-Wednesday, March 16-18, 4 PM

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March 9-11 at 7 PM, March 11 at 4 PM
3:10 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Cinematique Presents "Wild"

Caught in a downward spiral after the death of her mother and her marriage, Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) has lost all hope. After years of destructive behavior, Strayed decides to throw caution to the wind and head out alone, on a one thousand mile hike down the Pacific Crest Trail. Don't miss this chance to follow Strayed through the pleasures and pitfalls of her adventure in a film, that is both visually invigorating and powerfully moving. (R, 1 hr 55 min)

Monday-Wednesday, March 9-11, 7 PM

Wednesday, March 11, 4 PM

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Commentaries
12:57 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

The Cherry Orchard

Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler discusses the relevance of the classic play "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton Chekhov and the importance of trying to find a connection between the past and the present. 

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