Communique with Gina Gambony

Monday - Friday at 8:50 am and 4:44 pm on 91.3 and at noon on 92.7

Gina Gambony hosts Communique, a daily feature exploring arts, events, and ideas in the Cape Fear Region. She interviews artists, actors, dancers, writers and creators of community happenings—all the inspiring movers and shakers who enrich our lives.

Communique airs on 91.3 FM during Morning Edition at 8:50 am, on All Things Considered at 4:44 pm, and on Classical HQR 92.7 at noon.

Please send requests for interviews to classical@whqr.org.

Jemila talks to director and designer Paul Bertelsen and actor Doug Dodson about Brunswick Little Theatre’s production of Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon.

Two members of the The Soweto Gospel Choir, winner of two Grammy Awards, stopped by WHQR studios on Tuesday. They spoke with Rachel Lewis Hilburn about singing with a mission, traveling the world, and what it's like to perform with/for internationally-renowned luminaries like U-2's Bono and Nelson Mandela.

Today, Jemila talks with Jackie Karch about Netop’s Birthday Bash.  Netop is known as The Painting Pooch! 

Wilmington native, Dr. Phillip L. Clay, stops by to discuss the song Lift Every Voice and Sing.

Tony Moore come (actor and playwright) and Richard Woodcock (age 13) talk about their new play.

Paul Wilkes talks with Jemila about his book The Art of Confession.

Jemila sits down to discuss the W.A.W.A. with Butch Haislip and Bryon Rosburgh.

Bob Workmon talks with Donna Moore and Laura Crane about arts classes for all ages at the Cameron Museum.

Jemila interviews author John Jeremiah Sullivan about his writing, and about his new book Pulphead.

First Presbyterian Church’s Organist and Music Director Doug Leightenheimer and organ restorer Nick Thompson-Allen talk about the total restoration of the 1928 Ernest Skinner organ.

Cape Fear River Watch holds its annual Striper Fest 2012 January 13th and 14th.   In Wednesday's midday interview, Riverkeeper Kemp Burdette talked with Rachel Lewis Hilburn about the importance of fisheries restoration and public education.

The two organizers of Wilmington's own, Working Films, discuss a new project with Jemila.

Wilmington's very own Chad Keith discusses the current Cinematique film, Martha Marcy May Marlene.

For the past twelve years, program volunteers read news stories over the radio for listeners with a special receiver carrying the service on a sideband of WHQR.

Luleen Anderson discusses about her book The Knack of a Happy Life and about her friend Daniel Ladinsky’s book A Year with Hafiz.  They will both be at Old Books on Front Street tomorrow night at 7:30.

Rachel Lewis Hilburn sat down with Actor Gray Hawks and Director Justin Smith to discuss CityStage's imminent musical production,  "The Full Monty".      

Michelle Ginocchio and Curtis Campbell of Cape Fear Chorale discuss their group.

You can still contact Jerry Cribbs for an audition appointment.

 

www.capefearchorale.org

(910) 233-2423

Jemila talks with Suzzan Smith of Porch Theatre Company and Rich Leder of Brooklyn Arts Center at St. Andrews

Jemila Ericson talks with Gareth Evans, Executive Director of Bellamy Mansion Museum of Design Arts

Rachel Lewis Hilburn sat down with Concert Director Diane Kulp and Accompanist Jane Boberg of the Sea Notes Choral Society to learn about their upcoming Christmas Concerts.

Jemila talks with Dr. Dan Johnson, who is spearheading the movement to create The Miracle Field and Playground at Olsen Park in New Hanover County.

Steve Skillman and Chris Ackerman of The Long Bay Symphony invite us to their concert "Handel and Bach for Advent" on December 3 & 4.

Laura Hunsberger Interviews Author Steve Almond

Nov 17, 2011

Steve Almond, the keynote speaker of UNCW’s Writers’ Week and author of God Bless America, talks with Laura.

Wilmington Ballet Company presents The Nutcracker and also revives the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

On November 10, 2011, Jemila Ericson interviewed Alicia Alexander and Jada Achs from CFCC's English Department.

On November 9, 2011, Jemila talked with organist Dorothy Papadakos.

There are many events going on in town to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film Blue Velvet, which brought so much attention to Wilmington. 

Dan Brawley, Director, talks about the amazing scope of the 17th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival, which runs this Thursday through Sunday, with over 147 films from 22 countries.

On November 3, 2011, Jemila talked with author Michael J. Maccalupo about his coming-of-age novel Where the Road Begins.  He will be at Pomegranate Books on Thursday, November 10th at 7 pm.

Pat Marriott interviews Lynn Gattone and Jean D’Addario. They discussed the AAUW's event this Saturday called Lunch with Carolina Authors.

Enjoy the interview!

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