4:54 pm
Wed March 8, 2006

More From Composer George Crumb

Composer George Crumb

Extended excerpts from WHQR's interview with Pulitzer Prize composer George Crumb.

George Crumb talks about developing, and stealing, extended instrumental techniques. (3 minutes)

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Monday Commentary
11:47 am
Wed March 8, 2006

Walk a Mile

Commentator Charles Boney talks about the architecture of walkable cities.

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

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10:11 am
Wed March 8, 2006

Finding the Whale's Voice

Rehearsing Voice of the Whale

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...

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Monday Commentary
1:55 pm
Mon March 6, 2006

Crime in the Plant World

As spring grows nearer and people start thinking about planting new trees, commentator Barbara Sullivan shines a light on crimes in the plant world.

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

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Local Interest
3:47 am
Mon March 6, 2006

Mondays with Claude: The Purple Elephant

Claude Howell in 1995
Courtesy: Star-News

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.

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1:38 pm
Fri March 3, 2006

Cine Noir Brings Colorful Range of Black Films

Cine Noir

This weekend is the 5th year of Cin? Noir, Wilmington's black film festival. WHQR's Megan Williams sat down with Cin? Noir's president to talk about the festival's slate of films...

Wilmington, NC, Mar. 3, 2006 – Rhonda Bellamy is the president of the Cine Noir film festival and a board member Wilmington's Black Arts Alliance.

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Monday Commentary
9:20 am
Thu March 2, 2006

Presbyterian Prayers

Sometimes it is what could have happened instead of what happened that really matters, says commentator Nan Graham.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at

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8:58 am
Wed March 1, 2006

Oyster Shells - From Roasts To Reefs

Ocean, NC, March 1, 2006 – You can find this story on our Public Arts page.

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Monday Commentary
9:32 am
Tue February 28, 2006

From Roasts to Reefs

Croatan High School students prepare oyster bags.

For several years now, the North Carolina Coastal Federation has tried to tackle the state's declining oyster population by rebuilding its oyster reefs... one bag of old shells at a time. On a recent afternoon at their center on Bogue Sound, the Federation got some help in that task from a class of high school biology students. WHQR's Megan Williams dropped in on the "oyster bagging" and brought back this audio postcard...

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3:41 pm
Mon February 27, 2006

Oscar Coverage - Best Actor Awards

Film Critics Steve Taylor and Ben Steelman help you win the pool at your Oscar party by giving their predictions of who should win, and who will, in the best actor categories.

Tomorrow, Steve and Ben will make predictions for the categories of Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.

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