Midday Interview with Jemila Ericson

Tues-Fri 12:06-12:15

During our Classical block on Tuesdays through Fridays at 12:06, Jemila Ericson 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.

 

Upcoming guests: 

Friday, June 13th
Nancy King tells us how plans are shaping up for the July debut of Opera Wilmington.

Tuesday, June 17th
Jimmy Pierce of Kids Making It invites us all to The Hippie Ball.

Wednesday, June 18th
Donna Moore and Georgia Mastroieni give a preview of Cameron Art Museum’s summer classes.

Thursday, June 19th
Linda Lytvinenko, departing Director of Cape Fear Literacy, sings her swan song before she moves away.

Friday, June 20th
Tom Smicklas is a clarinetist and director of the Brunswick Concert Band.  He tells us about their upcoming concerts.

Tuesday, June 24th
Artist Billy Cone opens his new exhibit in our MC Erny Gallery on Friday, June 27th.

 

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Midday Interview September 27th, 2013
11:53 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Midday Interview: Barbara KcKenzie of Chamber Music Wilmington

MCKenzie at WHQR
WHQR

Barbara McKenzie, Artistic Director of Chamber Music Wilmington, tells us all about the 2013-2014 season which begins this Sunday, September 29th at 7:30pm in Beckwith Recital Hall.  More information: ChamberMusicWilmington.org

Tickets available through the Kenan Box Office: 962-3500. 

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Midday Interview -September 26, 2013
7:00 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Midday Interview: Grooves in the Grove Concert Series

Neighbour Groovin' at WHQR
WHQR

Realtors Stephanie and Glenn Neighbour had a great idea to create a series of concerts at Poplar Grove Plantation in Scotts Hill.  Glenn came by to tell us all about Grooves in the Grove, a free concert series held every Sunday evening at 5.  This week Mojo Collins performs.  

Upcoming concerts: October 6 – Funky Kabbage, October 13 – Casserole, and October 20 – South of K.

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Midday Interview - September 25, 2013
11:35 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Midday Interview: Choreographer Debra Gillingham and Actor Adam Poole

Gillingham and Poole at WHQR
WHQR

Director/Choreographer Debra Gillingham and actor/singer/dancer Adam Poole tell us all about the show that opens tomorrow night on Thalian Hall’s mainstage.  Thalian Association Community Theatre presents the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.  

The show runs for two weekends: Thursday-Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm.

Tickets available at 910-632-2285 or ThalianHall.com

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Midday Interview -September 18, 2013
3:14 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Midday Interview: Gwenyfar Rohler on Banned Books Week

Gwenyfar Rohler of Old Books on Front Street told us about all the special events coming up for Banned Books Week.  Details at oldbooksonfrontst.com   

Old Books on Front Street is at 249 North Front Street; phone 910-76-BOOKS (910-762-6657).

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Midday Interview -September 17, 2013
12:20 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Midday Interview: Celebrated Concert Violinist Ray Chen

Ray Chen at WHQR
WHQR

Ray Chen is a 24-year-old concert violinist who receives standing ovations wherever he plays.  He is in Wilmington this week as Artist in Residence at UNCW, giving master classes and demonstrations; he is also visiting many schools.  His public concert is Thursday night at 8 in the Beckwith Recital Hall in UNCW’s Cultural Arts Building.  For more info and tickets, go to uncw.edu/arts

 

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Midday Interview -September 13th, 2013
7:00 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Midday Interview: Johnnie Sexton of the CARE Project

Johhnie Sexton in the WHQR Studios
WHQR

Johnnie Sexton is the founder and Executive Director of The CARE Project which offers support to families with children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.  He tells us all about their 3rd Annual Gala on September 21st from 6-11pm at The Terraces on Sir Tyler (across from Mayfaire).  

For details and tickets, visit TheCAREProject.me   Tickets are also available from Gravity Records on Castle Street.

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Midday Interview -September, 12 2013
1:06 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Midday Interview: Kim Ewonus, Carriage Man

Kim Ewonus in the WHQR Studios
WHQR

Kim Ewonus grew up in Kansas, but he worked summers as a cowboy on his uncle’s ranch and at rodeos.  He is now one of the costumed carriage drivers/tour guides for Springbrook Farms, steering a trolley pulled by two dapple-gray Percherons through downtown Wilmington.  He tells us about the 16 rescued horses he works with. 

For more information, call 910-251-8889 or go to horsedrawntours.com

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Midday Interview, September 11, 2013
4:34 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Midday Interview: Thalian Association Children's Theatre Presents 'Cinderella.'

Briggs and Thompson

Tom Briggs, Artistic Director of Thalian Association, wrote the stage adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Thalian Association Children’s Theatre is producing the show. Tom joined me and director Mike Thompson to tell us all about it: 

It runs Friday and Saturday at 7 and Sunday at 3 for two weekends, starting this Friday at the Hannah Block Historic USO (Community Arts Center). Tickets are $12.75, available by calling 910-251-1788.

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Midday Interview -September 6, 2013
11:16 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Midday Interview: Concert Violinist Danijela Zezelj-Gualdi

Danijela Zezelj-Gualdi
WHQR

Danijela Zezelj-Gualdi is a concert violist and violinist who grew up in the former Yugoslavia during the Serbo-Croation conflict.  She lives in Wilmington now and teaches at UNCW.  She and her husband Paolo Andre Gualdi (a renowned concert pianist) give many concerts.  

Learn more at DZGviolin.com

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Midday Interviews
4:07 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Midday Interview: Cape Fear Literacy Council to Host Spelling Bee

Listen to the interview here.

The Cape Fear Literacy Council, in partnership with Bee Keeper Sponsor Dr. Kavita Persaud, is hosting the 26th Annual Spelling Bee for Literacy on September 19, 2013 at 7 PM at the Pine Valley United Methodist Church.

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