Alexa Doran

Webservices Graduate Fellow

Alexa Doran is a third year poet in UNCW's MFA program. Born in Syracuse, New York she moved to Clarksville, TN when she was 18 and completed both her B.A. in English and M.A. in Creative Writing at Austin Peay State University while living there. Two years ago she breezed into Wilmington, North Carolina and has been writing poetry by the sea ever since. 

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Inside WHQR
11:06 am
Tue April 28, 2015

StarNews Celebrates 50 Years of George Scheibner On Air

WHQR is proud to point the spotlight at one of our most dedicated, knowledgeable and all around passionate staff members, George Scheibner. George has been a DJ, radio personality and friend to us all for over 50 wonderful years and we couldn't be happier that Ben Steelman has taken the time to remind listeners just how much George Scheibner really shines. Be sure tocheck out the George slideshow above!

To read the in-depth article recently published in the StarNews please click here

Thursday, May 21 Doors at 6:30 PM Show at 7:30 PM
1:23 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Soup to Nuts Live!: Rebekah Todd

Evolution of a Fan

Engulfed by music from an early age, Rebekah Todd has been captivating audiences ever since her father taught her to play her first acoustic Washburn guitar. With a performance catalog that hits all the stops from Bob Dylan to Katy Perry, Todd proudly proclaims her greatest inspirations to be female warriors Lauryn Hill and Susan Tedeschi. Known for her soulful voice and her effortless finesse with a guitar, Todd captivates every audience she croons to.  

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Doors 6:30 / Show 7:30

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MAY 18-20 @ 4 PM, May 18-22 @ 7 PM
1:36 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

Cinematique Presents "Seymour: An Introduction"

Ethan Hawke's gentle, meditative study of genius pianist Seymour Bernstein offers a warm and lucid portrait of his exceptional life and work. This reverent film also functions as a love letter to music itself and the patience, concentration and devotion with which Seymour approached his love of music and life. (PG, 1 hr 24 min)

Monday-Friday, May 18-22, 7 PM

Monday-Wednesday, May 18-20, 4 PM

Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

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May 11-13 at 7 PM & May 13 at 4 PM
11:52 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Cinematique Presents "Wild Tales"

Follow this wickedly hilarious and delightfully deranged group (Ricardo Darin, Erica Rivas, Dario Grandinetti) of six distressed individuals who have struggled with everything from lovers' betrayals to a return from the repressed past as they give in to the undeniable urge to lose all control. (R, 1 hr 55 min)

Monday-Wednesday, May 11-13, 7 PM

Wednesday, May 13, 4 PM

Thalian Hall Main Stage

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May 4-6 at 7 PM & May 6 at 4 PM
3:33 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

Cinematique Presents "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

Join this star-studded line-up (Judy Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Richard Gere) for the sequel of the year. Faced with two fresh arrivals and only one vacancy, Sonny (Dev Patel) and Muriel (Maggie Smith) decide to pursue their expansionist dream of opening a bigger, better hotel. Follow this talented and effortlessly charming cast as they move up and move on in the world. (PG, 2 hr 2 min)

Monday-Wednesday, May 4-6 at 7 PM

Wednesday, May 6 at 4 PM

Thalian Hall Main Stage

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Inside WHQR
2:52 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

And the winners are....

The Diaper Bank

WHQR wants to say CONGRATULATIONS to the two amazing non-profits who won our Spring Pledge Drive Partnership Challenge:

1st Place: The Diaper Bank - Congratulations on winning on a $1000 underwriting contract with WHQR!

2nd Place: Guardian Ad Litem - Congratulations on winning on a $500 underwriting contract with WHQR!

Inside WHQR
2:21 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Event Sponsorship Information

 

WHQR’S FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON FEATURING

NPR & ABC NEWS’ COKIE ROBERTS

Award-winning journalist, television anchor and correspondent on Morning Edition

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3 at 12pm

GRAND BALLROOM AT THE HILTON RIVERSIDE

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

WHQR’S FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON FEATURING NPR & ABC NEWS’ COKIE ROBERTS

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015 at 12pm

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Inside WHQR
1:20 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

WE MADE IT - WE WENT OVER OUR GOAL!!!!

We did it - and it's all thanks to you! Thank you to the 1377 WHQR supporters who helped us raise $161,650!  Check out the slideshow above of all the fabulous volunteers who took time out of their busy lives to help us answer all your wonderful phone calls!  In fact, we have so many people to thank...

WHQR Board of Directors

Our wonderful volunteers like Merritt and Mindy Blalock and the more than 100 great people who helped answer our pledge phones.

Our partner non-profit volunteer teams.

The restaurants who provided food for our staff and volunteers. 

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Inside WHQR
7:04 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

We're SO Close!!!!

We didn't make it...but we're soooo close! We haven't quite reached our goal of $160,000, so we'll be back at it Wednesday morning, extending our pledge drive for one more day. Please help us during the night tonight, so we can get back to our regularly scheduled programming.

Thursday, April 9 at 6:30 PM
3:00 pm
Sun March 29, 2015

Soup to Nuts Live!: Randy McQuay

Randy McQuay

With a soulful voice, a bottomless bag of guitar licks, and a mean harmonica, Randy McQuay has been making a mark for himself since his high school days in Brunswick County. He cut his teeth at Cape Fear Blues Jams, formed the vivacious RootSoul Project, and pursued a solo career that has truly come into its own in recent years. He's a two-time winner of the Cape Fear Blues Challenge, twice opening the door to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. He brought home the Lee Oskar Harmonica Player Award in 2012 and was crowned IBC Solo Champion in January 2015.

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