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: 

Tuesday, April 15th
Gina Gambony speaks about the New Horizons Band.

Wednesday, April 16th 
Susan Fennell, director of the YWCA, about two events: Stand Against Racism on April 25

and the Anniversary Gala on May 3.

Thursday, April 17th

Amy Feath and Mike Thompson, about The Carousel Center’s gala.

Friday, April 18th 
Anne Langan and Leslie Hossfeld talk about New Hanover County Public Library’s special guest lecturer Dr. William Ferris.

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Midday Interview - Dec. 6, 2012
1:57 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Miracle on 34th Street

My guests Joe Gallison (left) and Tom Briggs (right)

Thalian Association Community Theatre presents Meredith Willson’s musical stage version of the famous 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street. Tom Briggs directs; Joe Gallison stars as Kris Kringle.  The show opens tonight and runs for two weekends, Thursday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3, on Thalian Hall’s Mainstage

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Midday Interview - Dec. 4, 2012
2:25 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

TACT presents J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit"

Garrett Thompson, Mike Thompson, and Aidan Malone

Thalian Association Children’s Theatre (TACT) presents a stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.  This version will be especially good for families with young children because it’s not as scary as the upcoming Peter Jackson film.  The show runs this Friday and Saturday at 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm.  It runs next weekend as well, ending December 16th, at the Hannah Block Historic USO at 2nd and Orange in downtown Wilmington. 

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Midday Interview - Nov. 29, 2012
3:53 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

On the left, Steve Vernon, Artistic Director of Big Dawg Productions. On the right, Melissa Stanley, Director of the current show.

Big Dawg Productions presents It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry, based on the famous Frank Capra film. 

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Midday Interview - Nov. 27, 2012
2:10 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Holiday Train Expo

My guests today were Don Huovenin (left) and Farrell Teague (right). Don and Farrell are members of the Cape Fear Model Railroad Society which has created a Holiday Train Expo in the former Gap Store next to Sears at Independence Mall.  It features many exhibits of model trains (O Gauge, HO and G) some of which are interactive.  You can start and stop the train!  You can load coal!  It’s a great family event, and it runs Fridays from 6 to 9 and Saturdays from 2 to 5 through December 22.

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Midday Interview - Nov. 21, 2012
2:45 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Virginia Belser and David Norris - "A Sense of Place"

I spoke today with the two artists whose exhibit A Sense of Place opens this Friday night from 6 to 9 for Fourth Friday Gallery Night -- Virginia Belser and David Norris.

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Midday Interview - Nov. 20, 2012
2:07 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

"A Christmas Carol" at TheatreNOW

Today I spoke with Hank Toler from TheatreNOW.  The company is putting on a 5-person adaptation of A Christmas Carol.  It previews this Friday and Saturday with a 3-course meal; tickets $38.  The show continues every Friday and Saturday through December 22 with a 4-course Victorian Christmas meal; tickets $48.  The doors open at 5:30; the show begins at 6:30.

For information and reservations visit  TheatreWilmington.com  or call  910-399-NOW (910-399-3669).

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Midday Interview - November 11, 2012
3:52 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Plenty of holiday fun with with Elizabeth Hester and Kim Kelley

I spoke today with Elizabeth Hester, Executive Director of the Wilmington Ballet Company, about the December 1 & 2 full-length production of The Nutcracker.  And Kim Kelly from Cameron Art Museum talked about how a Wilmington tradition is being revived and brought to the CAM – The Cape Fear Festival of Trees, November 24-December 2.  d  cape fear festival of trees.org

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Midday Interview - November 15, 2012
3:35 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

"In His Stead - A Father's War" with author Judith Sanders

Pat Marriott interviewed author Judith Sanders about her novel In His Stead – A Father’s War.  Judith will be at Pomegranate Books tonight at 7:00 to read from and sign copies of her book. 

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Midday Interview - Nov. 14, 2012
5:01 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Free Cape Fear Chorale Concert

Today I talked with Jerry Cribbs, founder and director of Cape Fear Chorale.  The chorale will be joined by an orchestra for a free concert on Sunday afternoon at 4 at Grace United Methodist Church.  The concert features Vivaldi’s Gloria, Schubert’s Magnificat and one of Handel’s Coronation OverturesCapeFearChorale.org

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Midday Interview - November 1, 2012
1:50 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

"Losing My Sister: A Memoir"

I talked with Judy Goldman about her book Losing My Sister: A Memoir.  Judy will be at B’nai Israel Synagogue tonight at 7:00 to give a free reading.  She paint a vivid picture of growing up in South Carolina in a close-knit family, and how she and her older sister Brenda experienced three rifts in their relationship.  The book is beautifully written; I highly recommend it.

More information:
JudyGoldman.com
BlairPub.com

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