Monday Commentary
12:54 pm
Wed April 12, 2006

Restoring Memories at the Brooklyn Arts Center

One of Wilmington's most ambitious art projects is still a shell on the city's north side - the historic Saint Andrew's church, future home of the Brooklyn Arts Center. Renovation work on the building starts this summer, but WHQR'S Megan Williams recently got a tour of the building, and its history, and brought back this report.

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Monday Commentary
9:57 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Exotic Aquarium Exhibit

www.ncaquariums.com

Exotic fish not necessarily found off North Carolina's shores lured commentator Ede Baldridge to the Exotic Aquatic exhibit at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about interesting people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Local Interest
6:10 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Building on the Cape Fear River

Wilmington, NC – The New Hanover County Planning Board has tabled a request for a special permit to build a development on the west bank of the Cape Fear River.


The complex called City View would include 400 dwelling units, retail outlets and office space on a plot of land just south of the Battleship North Carolina.


The development would house some of those units in a 260-foot tall tower that opponents say would be the tallest structure east of I-95.

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Local Interest
6:05 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Mondays with Claude: Painting the PuppyDrum

A young Claude Howell

Wilmington, NC – Our series Mondays with Claude pulls out of the archive some of Claude Howell's most beloved commentaries along with reflections from the people who knew him best.

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.

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Local Interest
5:51 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Mondays with Claude: Painting the PuppyDrum

Wilmington, NC – Our series Mondays with Claude pulls out of the archive some of Claude Howell's most beloved commentaries along with reflections from the people who knew him best.


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.

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Local Interest
5:42 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Wilmington's Audubon

Wilmington, NC – As Wilmington grows at a rapid pace, there's one residential neighborhood in the heart of the city that's trying to find its own identity amongst the empty lots. WHQR's Catherine Welch has more.

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Monday Commentary
11:02 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Art Show Infects Front Street

Preparing for This Is Viral

Take one empty storefront in downtown Wilmington, add lights, a coat of fresh paint, and a lot of youthful energy, and what you get is an unusual art show opening Saturday night on Front Street... It's called This is Viral. WHQR's Megan Williams examined the infection...

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Local Interest
5:56 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Wilmington's Audubon

Wilmington, NC – As Wilmington grows at a rapid pace, there's one residential neighborhood in the heart of the city that's trying to find its own identity amongst the empty lots. WHQR's Catherine Welch has more.

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Local Interest
5:42 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Revitalizing Greenfield with Sterile Fish

Mitchell Morton prepares the fish

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Classical
9:40 am
Sat April 1, 2006

Quartetto Gelato - Flavors on a Train

Cynthia Steljes
(c) Quartetto Gelato

The quirky ensemble, Gelato Quartetto plays at Thalian Hall this coming Sunday night at seven-thirty. And to whet your appetite, WHQR's General Manager Susan Dankel got the group's oboist, Cynthia Steljes the phone to learn more about their unique sound...

Wilmington, NC – Cynthia Steljes is the oboeist for Quartetto Gelato. Learn more about the group at their website.

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