Midday Interview with Gina Gambony

Tues-Fri 11:58 AM-12:06 PM

During our Classical block on Tuesdays through Fridays at 11:58 AM, Gina Gambony and other staff members host a celebration of the arts and culture of the Lower Cape Fear. They interview artists, actors, dancers, writers and creators of community events--all the inspiring movers and shakers who enrich our lives.

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Midday Interviews are on hiatus until January 2015.

 

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Midday Interviews - 11/14/14
1:53 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Midday Interview: Daniel Metz on "Hide and Seek"

Alexa Doran

Daniel Metz is the producer, co-writer and one of the five actors in a new feature film called Hide and Seek. The film will be shown TONIGHT at 7 pm at Thalian Hall for Cucalorus. Born in Boston, Daniel currently lives in London with his wife Joanna Coates, who is director and also co-writer of the film. Hide and Seek follows four young people who flee the cynicism and financial pressures of the big city and establish their own commune in the country.

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Midday Interviews - 11/13/14
3:21 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Midday Interview: Rabbi Shuviel Ma'aravi and Josh Polak on Stone Soup Concerts

Susan Savia hosts a series called the Stone Soup Concerts. Her latest edition of Stone Soup features Rabbi Shuviel Ma'aravi and Josh Polak performing folk music from many traditions including Ladina, Chassidic, Sephardic, Celtic, American and contemporary folk. You can hear a sample of the Ladino song 'Alta, Alta Es La Luna' (High, High is the Moon) at the end of the interview.  They will be at B'nai Israel Synagogue TONIGHT at 7 pm (doors at 6:30 pm), 2601 Chestnut Street. Tickets are available at the door for $15.    

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Midday Interviews - 11/12/14
1:33 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Midday Interview: Kegan Dubar & Mike Thompson "It Takes Two, Take Two: Songs from the Silver Screen"

Thalian Association Community Theatre hosts a benefit concert called "It Takes Two, Take Two: Songs From the Silver Screen." It features great music from the movies, performed by adult and youth pairs in a wonderful collaboration. It was so successful last year (originally called "It Takes Two: Songs from the Great White Way), that creator/director Mike Thompson was inspired to stage something similar again. Mike was today's guest,  along with dancer and Youth Host Kegan Dubar; a junior at New Hanover County High School.

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Midday Interviews 11/11/14
1:14 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Midday Interview: Susan M. Steadman and Elaine Nalee on "What Doesn't Kill Me"

A new theatre company, Outrageous Pelican Productions, presents its first show - a night of three one act plays -  called "What Doesn't Kill Me..."   Playwright and company co-founder (with Nicole Farmer) Susan M. Steadman and actress Elaine Nalee were today's guests. The show will run November 13-23 at Cape Fear Playhouse, 613 Castle Street. Performances are at 8 pm Thursday-Saturday, and 3 pm on Sundays. For tickets call 910. 367. 5273 or visit BigDawgProductions.org

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Midday Interviews 11/7/14
2:47 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Anthony Reynolds

Anthony Reynolds has been acting onscreen since 1993, but since 2001 he has also been producing films. His latest effort, an intense 22-minute short film called Times Like Dying, will be shown at Cucalorus on Thursday, November 13 at 7:15 at Thalian Hall. It is set in the mountains of NC in the year 1887, when the railroad is buying the farmer's land at a pittance to expand the railroad.  When the Dixon brothers won't sell to the bank someone kills all their cattle, and the situation only worsens from there. For more details visit Cucalorus.org

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Midday Interviews 11/6/14
2:01 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Midday Interview: Drew Krepp on "The Salt Marsh King"

Drew Krepp
Alexa Doran

Today's guest was first time novelist and UNCW MFA student Drew Krepp. Drew talked about "The Salt Marsh King," his novel based on King Lear. Drew will be giving a reading this Sunday at Old Books on Front (249 Front Street) at 4pm. *

*There is no audio for this interview

Midday Interviews - 11/5/14
1:32 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Midday Interview: Jason Aycock and Nancy Aycock Rivenbark on the "Cripple Creek Cloggers"

Jason Aycock and Nancy Aycock Rivenbark
Alexa Doran

Nancy Aycock Rivenbark is one of the founders of Cripple Creek Cloggers; her son Jason is one of the three directors of the dance school at Cripple Creek Corner in Burgaw. They invite us to a show called An American Tradition, Sunday at 5 pm at Thalian Hall. The Junior National Champion clogging team will be featured. For tickets please call 910.632.2285.   

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Midday Interviews - 10/8/2014
11:56 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Midday Interview: Sheila Webster Boneham on "Catwalk"

**There is no audio for this edition

Sheila Webster Boneham is the author if 17 non-fiction books about animal training, rescue and adoption. Her third animal companion - inspired novel Catwalk is just being released. For more details visit: sheilaboneham.blogspot.com.
 

Midday Interviews - 10/2/14
12:41 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Midday Interview: Lynn Seldon on "Virginia's Ring"

Travel and food writer Lynn Seldon, a 1983 graduate of Virginia Military Institute, has written his first novel- based on his experiences at VMI.  Called "Virginia's Ring," it is a moving story that spans two generations. One of the South's most respected authors, Pat Conroy, befriended Lynn and encouraged him to write a book about VMI after Lynn expressed his admiration for Pat's book "Lords of Discipline." "Lords of Discipline" is about another military academy, The Citadel in South Carolina. For more information visit LynnSeldon.com

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Midday Interviews - 9/16/14
1:19 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Midday Interview: John Pike on the First Annual Surfers Healing Golf Tournament

Today we heard from John Pike, the local representative for "Surfers Healing," a local surf camp for children with autism. For more information about this organization visit surfershealing.org. For more information about The First Annual Surfers Healing Golf Tournament taking place November 7 at Castle Bay Country Club contact robkelly06@hotmail.com

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