Arts
9:29 am
Wed December 14, 2005

Wilmington Knitting Groups Bond Women Together

There are only 11 shopping days left before Christmas and Hanukkah. But for the area's knitters, those two weeks are more likely to be filled with flashing needles than ringing cash registers. Knitting is a hot hobby right now, with a surprising range of fans. WHQR's Megan Williams checked in with the crafty set, and has this report.

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9:17 am
Mon December 12, 2005

Gardening Gifts

Commentator Barbara Sullivan has Twelve Days of Christmas gift ideas for the gardener on your holiday list.

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
9:33 am
Fri December 9, 2005

Moravian Candle Tea, a Wilmington Christmas Tradition

For more than twenty years, Wilmington's Covenant Moravian church has hosted their annual candle tea on the first Saturday in December. Moravians are world's oldest Protestant denomination -- they predate Luther and the Reformation -- but also, until recent years, one of its smallest. WHQR's Megan Williams went to Covenant to talk with Pastor Jon Peterson about the festival, and the church's future.

Wilmington, NC, December 9, 2005 – Reverend Jon Peterson is the pastor of Covenant Moravian Church.

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3:13 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Lost and Found

The loss of a beloved pet inspired commentator Ede Baldridge to look into the well being of dozens of dogs and cats taking shelter in Wilmington after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridgge writes about memorable people and places in the southeast.

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Monday Commentary
2:27 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Modern Dance : From the Inside Out

This year, the North Carolina Dance Festival celebrates its fifteenth season bringing performances to communities around the state. WHQR's Megan Williams talked with two local choreographers participating in the festival about this unique genre of movement.

Wilmington, NC, December 7, 2005 – The Dance Cooperative is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching and performing dance in the Wilmington area.

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1:40 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Gilded Age

Midas had the golden touch, which turned out to be a curse. Commentator Nan Graham says so did many young wives of the 60's when they discovered the spray can marked "Metalic Gold."

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our lifelong southerner with a new webiste at www.nangraham.com.

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Books
4:30 pm
Thu December 1, 2005

Librarian Beverly Tetterton on Wilmington's Preservation History

A relatively recent addition to the skyline
Megan Williams

Almost anyone who's researched a historic house in Wilmington knows that librarian Beverly Tetterton is the woman to call. Tetterton's encyclopedia knowledge of the area's architecture, and the struggles of its preservation movement, is now available in book form. She sat down with WHQR's Megan Williams to talk about the work, "Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten."

Librarian Beverly Tetterton on Wilmington's Preservation History

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2:54 pm
Thu December 1, 2005

Candlelight Tour

Architect Charles Boney reminds us of the architecture behind Wilmington's candlelight tour.

Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.

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Books
10:32 am
Thu December 1, 2005

Full Interview with Librarian Beverly Tetterton

This is the full version of librarian and local historian Beverly Tetterton's interview about her new book, "Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten."

Wilmington, NC, December 2, 2005 – Beverly Tetterton is a librarian at the New Hanover County Public Library and Chair of the Historic Plaque committee of the Wilmington Historical Society.

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Arts
9:54 am
Wed November 30, 2005

The Art of the Custom Tattoo

WHQR's Megan Williams profiles a local artist with a national reputation, although her work is more often on display at the beach, than in the galleries.

The Art of the Custom Tattoo

Wilmington, NC, November 30, 2005 – Sarah Peacock's studio is in the back of Rebel Books on Wrightsville Ave. You can find examples of her tattoos, and her paintings, at www.sarahpeacockart.com.

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