Jemila Ericson

Host, Classical Music and Midday Interviews

It took Jemila a long time to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up. She is now primarily an actress and storyteller who fell into Public Radio announcing and discovered she loved it.  She has worked for WHQR off and on for thirteen years. In addition to racking up film and TV credits whenever she can, Jemila frequently performs weddings (as an ordained interfaith minister), and still misses another favorite job— as a shepherdess to a flock of thirty sheep in the mountains of NC. She is currently studying to be an animal communicator.


Midday Interview - Feb. 28, 2012
2:33 pm
Tue February 28, 2012

"Six Degrees of Separation" at UNCW Theatre

Ed Wagenseller came in to talk with me about his production of John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation for UNCW Theatre.

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Midday Interview - Feb. 24, 2012
3:06 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

The 7th Annual Civil War Living History Weekend

Daphne Holmes, Curator of Public Programs at the Cameron Art Museum, and Larry Croom, historian and re-enactor, tell us about this special event which takes place Saturday from 9 to 5 and Sunday from 9 to 2 on the grounds of the museum, the site of the Battle of Forks Road in February 1865.

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Midday Interview - Feb. 23, 2012
1:46 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Cape Fear Literacy Council’s "Casablanca Gala"

Today I spoke with Linda Lytvinenko & Rachel LaCoe of Cape Fear Literacy, all about their upcoming fundraiser, the Casablanca Gala on March 3.  

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Midday Interview - Feb. 22, 2012
5:06 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Discovering the Groove in Jazz and You

George Scheibner talked with Alvin Atkinson of Jazz at Lincoln Center.  He is in town doing a residency at UNCW.  He’ll be part of a concert Saturday night at 7:00 at Kenan Auditorium called "Discovering the Groove in Jazz and You."

Midday Interview - Feb. 21, 2012
2:00 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

"An Evening at the Oscars" with Dan Brawley of Cucalorus

Dan Brawley of Cucalorus Film Festival talked with Jemila about “An Evening at the Oscars,” a fundraising party Sunday night from 7:30 to midnight at Brooklyn Arts Center. 

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Midday Interview - Feb. 17, 2012
2:01 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

iPhoneography in the MC Erny Gallery

Today I spoke with all three of the artists – Morgan Kenney, Lynn Casper, and Dorian Hill – who are currently exhibiting their work in the MC Erny Gallery here at WHQR.  The exhibit is called Out of the Pocket: iPhonography. Fourth Friday Galley Night is next Friday from 6 to 9.

Midday Interview - Feb. 16, 2012
11:11 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Cheryl McGraw and Dorian Hill of the Wilmington Art Association

Yesterday, I spoke with Cheryl and Dorian about the association's juried Spring Show, which happens each year during the Azalea Festival.  The deadline for submittals is March 5.  The show is April 13, 14, and 15.  

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Midday Interview - Feb. 15, 2012
3:05 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

"Boston Marriage" Opening In Wilmington

Today we talk to Director Mike O’Neil and actress Barbara Weetman about David Mamet’s play Boston Marriage, set in New England in 1910.

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Midday Interview - Feb. 14, 2012
3:00 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Dr. Rick Olsen and "Romancing the Brain"

Dr. Rick Olsen will moderate a panel next Tuesday night from 7 to 9 at Kenan Hall called Romancing the Brain.  Six different professors from the College of Arts and Sciences will each talk about how their discipline studies the brain.  A discussion and Q & A will follow.

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Midday Interview - Feb. 10, 2012
3:22 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Lou Criscuolo Talks "The Producers"

Jemila sat down today to speak with Lou Criscuolo, Artistic Director of Opera House Theatre Company.  Lou is directing Mel Brooks’ hilarious musical The Producers.

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