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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2:31 pm
Mon November 28, 2005

Just the Right Tree

In her garden commentary, Barbara Sullivan talks about choosing a great tree for your yard.

Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
2:55 pm
Fri November 25, 2005

Black and White Watercolorist Robert Gera

Tonight is the final Fourth Friday Gallery Night of the year in downtown Wilmington. Fourteen participating galleries will stay open late to introduce the public to their latest exhibitions. Watercolorist Robert Gera is among those featured artists. WHQR's Arts Reporter Megan Williams went to the Wilmington Gallery to ask Gera why he chooses to paint in black-and-white...

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Monday Commentary
10:00 am
Fri November 25, 2005

Gleaning North Carolina's Fields for the Hungry

On Thanksgiving, families and friends gather to celebrate their blessings with the most basic of luxuries: a big meal. But in the state of North Carolina, 14 percent of the population is considered "food insecure." And at the same time, a large amount of the produce grown in our state never makes it to stores - odd-sized or blemished fruits and vegetables are often just left to rot. Connecting those two realities are gleaning networks: nonprofits which collect and distribute produce which would otherwise go to waste, a process which often starts out in the fields.

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11:51 am
Wed November 23, 2005

1690 Desperate Housewives

More than a dozen woman traveled to the New World aboard the Mayflower. Commentator Nan Graham says in 1690 these desperate housewives had remarkable names like Fear, Constance, Remember and Humility, and had lives as amazing as their names.

1690 Desperate Housewives

Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com.

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9:56 am
Mon November 21, 2005

Domestic Violence Card

This year's holiday card from the Domestic Violence Shelter reminds commentator Ede Baldridge of a little girl she went to school with.

Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the southeast.

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