If you live in New Hanover county, a night out at the theatre usually means a quick drive to downtown Wilmington or UNCW. But increasingly, the residents of surrounding counties are finding the footlights shining in their own backyards. WHQR's Megan Williams has this report.
On Friday, March 17th, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will try to fight hunger, one locally-crafted bowl at a time. Organizers expect to hand out nearly 15-hundred bowls in the course of the lunch... an order which has kept local potters very busy. WHQR's Megan Williams recently visited UNCW ceramics professor Vicky Smith in her studio, to learn what goes into making a bowl...
By Megan V. Williams
Wilmington, NC, March 10, 2006 – Vicky Smith teaches ceramics at UNCW.
Wilmington, NC – For anyone who ever tried hiding army men in the family piano as a kid or figured out how to make ghost noises on the flute, the Chamber Music Society of Wilmington is playing your song.
For anyone who ever tried hiding army men in the family piano as a kid... or figured out how to make ghost noises on the flute... This weekend the Chamber Music Society of Wilmington is playing your song. In a program designed around environmental themes, one piece stands out with a musical vocabulary all its own. WHQR's Megan Williams has more...
Wilmington, NC – Born in 1915, Claude Howell was a Wilmington resident who lived most of his life in room #44 of the historic Carolina Apartments.
A painter who captured on canvas the light and life of North Carolina, Claude Howell was widely considered the Dean of North Carolina painting.
Claude was also a compulsive writer. A man who starting at the age of 10, meticulously wrote journals filled with everything he did. More than 300 of those journal entries were turned into commentaries recorded for WHQR.