Melissa Stone

Webservices Graduate Fellow

Melissa Stone is a second year English Literature student in UNCW's English MA program. Her concentrations and interests are in children's & YA lit, graphic novels & comic books, feminist/queer lit, and postmodern lit; however, the Harry Potter book series is her all time favorite. Her Amortentia Potion would smell like old books, fresh gardinias, and dried lavender. She enjoys the company of her three pesky but lovable cats at her home in downtown Wilmington and loves to bake delicious treats for family and friends.

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On the next CoastLine, we'll meet a woman whose parents were chosen to be homesteaders in Penderlea -- as part of Roosevelt's New Deal program.  Carolyn Rawls Booth will tell us about publishing her first novel after age 60, the rich oral tradition she captures in her writing, and why Aunt Mag's Grape Hull Cake was a super-secret recipe for a generation.  

This coming weekend WHQR will air the Soup to Nuts Live! concert that we recorded with the three piece jazz group, The Keith Butler Trio.

Tune in this Friday and Saturday for a fantastic jazz-inspired set that works to honor the rich history of the genre.

Tune into 91.3 to hear The Keith Butler Trio!

Friday, February 12, 7 pm

Saturday, February 13, 9 pm

On the next CoastLine, veterans’ health care in the Cape Fear region. How are local Veterans Affairs facilities serving our country’s service members? Joining us in studio, Fred Roche of the Wilmington VA Health Center and Dr. Kyle Horton, co-creator of Invisible Wounds of War, a local project that works with North Carolina veterans to explore the psychological, spiritual, and moral injuries of war.

Monday-Friday, February 22-26, 7 pm

Wednesday, February 24, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

We are calling for story submissions from WHQR listeners for an upcoming MC Erny Gallery art show featuring Jeff Brown, Katie Caprara, and Mark Weber.

The theme is Childhood Memories: Lost Treasures, Time Capsule Items, and Adventures with First Best Friends

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have an artist depict a story from your life? Here is your chance!

Saturday, February 6 marks Wilmington's 14th annual DocuTime one-day documentary film festival.

DocuTime has established a solid reputation for bringing acclaimed documentaries to the big screen in Wilmington and allowing a dedicated community of documentary-lovers to have a full day of award-winning, enlightening enjoyment.

WHQR is proud to announce that NPR Political Correspondent, Don Gonyea will be joining us for our annual Fundraising Luncheon on Wednesday, April 13th!

Grand Ballroom at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 12 noon - 1:30pm

In this election year, a super star political correspondent as the guest for the WHQR Fundraising Luncheon was a must – and we found the best, Don Gonyea. Heard currently on NPR and WHQR, Gonyea has enormous experience covering politics and presidents.

WHQR and Thalian Hall are bringing you the 2016 Oscar Shorts! Oscar Shorts showcases the best short films of 2015 and features today's most talented emerging filmmakers. Whether you like animation, live action, or documentaries, 2016 Oscar Shorts has something just for you. Check out the lineup below for a complete schedule of films:

Monday-Wednesday, February 15-17, 7 PM

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Wednesday, February 17, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

On Monday, February 8th Ben Steelman of the StarNews will talk to writer Taylor Brown about his debut novel Fallen Land. Brown's novel has been named as an Indie Next and is an Okra Pick selection. Join us for the conversation in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery at 7 PM.

Monday, February 8, 7 PM

WHQR's MC Erny Gallery

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