Emily Fulbright

Webservices Graduate Fellow

Emily is a second-year student in UNCW’s Graduate Liberal Studies program and is seeking her Post-Baccalaureate Certification in Women’s and Gender Studies. She is originally from the foothills of North Carolina and has received degrees in communications and creative writing. In her spare time when Emily is not traveling the world she volunteers as a cat foster for the All 4 Cats rescue organization, plays skee ball in the national Brewskee-Ball league, and shares her tales from the road in her travel blog; MyCarryOnLuggage.com.  

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On Thursday’s CoastLine, you may know Cleve Callison as the station manager of WHQR, but did you know he’s also a linguist? Tune in for an exploration of the history of English with Callison and two other experts...

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On Wednesday’s CoastLine, debates about how to memorialize the Confederacy are front and center in the south. We’ll get a local perspective with WHQR Station Manager Cleve Callison, a Baby Boomer with family ties to the Confederacy.

Listen for CoastLine Wednesdays and Thursdays at noon.  And find it on the WHQR app.  Contact us at coastline@whqr.org. 

GUEST INFO: 

·      Cleve Callison, WHQR Station Manager

Here at WHQR, our Summer Drive is sounding very different – that’s because it is the Summer Stealth Drive and it’s going on right now!

Join WHQR, Star News, and WWAY for a Public Forum on the GenX water crisis at Kenan Auditorium, Wednesday, June 28, 2017; 7 - 9 PM

Monday, July 24 - Wednesday, July 26

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Wednesday at 4 pm

Monday, July 17 - Wednesday, July 19

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

Monday, July 10 - Wednesday, July 12

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Wednesday at 4 pm

***SOLD OUT!

The next Soup to Nuts LIVE! Concert on Thursday, June 29th in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR features The TJW Trio. 

On Wednesday, June 14th Benjamin Schachtman of PortCityDaily.com shared a touching editorial commending Cleve Callison for his work as WHQR's Station Manager for the past seven years. We here at WHQR appreciate the tribute. To read the editorial click HERE

Thanks to all who joined us Friday, June 9th for "A Little Lunch Music" to enjoy the sounds of musicians, Luigi Mazzoccho (Violin), Kyle Engler (Mezzo Soprano), and Daniel Lau (Piano) from the Port City Music Festival. Check out the photos from the event HERE on our Facebook page. 

Monday, July 10th, at 7pm

The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

Melissa Block's visit to Wilmington, NC was met with great success. As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. Her reporting spans both domestic and international news. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs, and develops podcasts based on her reporting.

Friends of Public Radio, Inc.'s Annual Meeting

The MC Erny Gallery

Thursday, June 22

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The next Soup to Nuts LIVE! Concert on Thursday, May 25th in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR features Derwin Hinson & Cre8Tive Coast. Derwin Hinson & Cre8Tive Coast are a hard-driving, fast-paced bluegrass ensemble that weaves country & gospel music with soulful balladeering into their nearly all-original, roots repertoire. This seasoned 4-piece band is made up of Dawson Sexton, Alene Hinson, Tim Perry, and noted multi-instrumentalist Derwin Hinson.

Monday, June 5th, at 7pm

The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

Opening Reception: Friday, May 26th, 6-9 pm

Closing Reception: Friday, June 23rd, 6-9 pm

Show Closing: Friday, July 14th

Monday, May 22 - Wednesday, May 24

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7:00 pm

Wednesday at 4:00 pm

Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent) leads a reclusive and quiet existence until long buried secrets from his past force him to face the flawed recollections of his younger self, the truth about his first love (Charlotte Rampling) and the devastating consequences of decisions made a lifetime ago. Based on the novel of the same name by Julian Barnes. The Sense of an Ending is a gently humorous film surrounding a mystery. 

June 5 - 9

Monday – Friday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday, June 19 - Wednesday, June 21 (NOTE THAT THIS IS A DATE CHANGE - WE'RE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE)

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7:00 pm

Wednesday at 4:00 pm

MONDAY, JUNE 12 - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 - NOTE DATE CHANGE (We're sorry for any inconvenience)

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7:00 pm

Wednesday at 4:00 pm

Calling All Artists!

WHQR is currently accepting submissions from artists for the next ten shows in the MC Erny Gallery that will run from July 2017 through early 2019

 

 

Monday, May 8th, at 7pm

The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

On Monday, May 8th Ben Steelman of StarNews will sit down to chat with Ellyn Bache, a former Wilmington resident who is coming back to talk about her new book "Kaleidoscope," an anthology of stories she wrote for "women's" magazines in the 1980s and 1990s. Bache's other novels include, "The Art of Saying Goodbye" and "Safe Passage" which was adapted into a movie starring Susan Sarandon. Join us for the conversation in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR.  

Cinematique will be taking a few weeks off while The Jewish Film Festival takes place at Thalian Hall. We’ll be back May 22 with new films. More information coming soon.

NPR

****EVENT FULL****

WHQR's Annual Fundraising Luncheon featuring NPR's special correspondent, Melissa Block.

Tuesday, May 23rd from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm

The Grand Ballroom at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside

We are pleased to announce that NPR's Melissa Block will be our speaker at our annual fundraising luncheon at the Hilton.

The next Soup to Nuts LIVE! Concert on Thursday, April 13th in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR features Hank Barbee.  

*CHANGE OF DATE!

Monday, April 24th, at 7pm

The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

Thank you to everyone who helped us TAKE A DAY OFF and reach our Spring Pledge Drive goal in only 6 days!!! More than 1,290 people gave gifts by phone, online and mail to help WHQR raise $152,325 (well beyond our $140,000 goal). THANK YOU to...

To celebrate our 2017 Spring Pledge Drive Campaign we are running an APPLE EXTRAVAGANZA! Click the DONATE button in the top right of this screen to Pledge Now or return your membership challenge letter via mail and you could win a brand new APPLE WATCH, iPad Mini AirPods and an iTunes Card! Help WHQR reach the goal early and Take A Day Off.

We will draw a lucky winner on March 22nd 2017 at 11:59pm.

WHQR/91.3 HQR will bring you special coverage of Governor Roy Cooper’s State-of-the-State Address, and North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger’s response on Monday night. Coverage begins at 7 p.m.

Catherine Brand will anchor, with feature commentary and analysis from WUNC Public Radio’s Dave DeWitt. Reporters may also report from the floor of the General Assembly. 

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