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, July 25  Gina Gambony discusses Opera Wilmington.

Tuesday, July 29  Director Ray Kennedy and singer/actor Nygel Robinson tell us all about Opera House Theatre Company's production of Kiss Me, Kate!

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Midday Interview -July 18, 2013
10:44 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Midday Interview: Lan Nichols on the Cape Fear Blues Festival

Lan Nichols, host of Front Street Blues on WHQR and leader of the band Tommy B and the Stingers, tells us about all the great events coming up next Friday through Sunday during the 18th Annual Cape Fear Blues Festival, July 26-28.  For details and tickets, visit capefearblues.org or call 910-350-8822.

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StoryCorps Wilmington
1:32 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: A Troubled Student Rises

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

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Midday Interview -July 3, 2013
2:30 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Midday Interview: Writer/Actor Zach Hanner

Hanner Plays a Tune

Zach Hanner visits the WHQR studios to talk with us all about TheatreNOW’s latest show, County Cookin’ with the Good Ol’ Boys. He even played and sang the theme song for us!  

TheatreNOW is at 10th and Dock Streets.  For the Saturday shows, which run through August 17, the doors open at 6pm and the show is at 7pm.  Tickets are available at TheatreWilmington.com

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Midday Interview - June 27, 2013
1:00 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Midday Interview: Forward Motion Dance Company Annual Performance

Forward Motion Dance Company presents its Annual Performance.  

Forward Motion founder/choreographer/dancer Tracey Varga and cellist/composer Jude Eden told us about the program featuring a new piece to the music of the late William “Paco” Strickland and his Fabulous Flying Flamenco Brothers, and a new work performed to live music composed and played by Jude Eden.  

Performances are at 8pm, tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Art Center.  Tickets available at 910-341-7860. 

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Midday Interview - June 26, 2013
4:09 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Midday Interview: Master Quilter, Maggie Earley

Maggie Earley

Maggie Earley is a master quilter who creates vivid works of art.  Her exhibit, Quilting Outside the Blocks, will be featured in our MC Erny Gallery for a month, starting with a Fourth Friday Gallery Night reception, this Friday from 6 to 9pm

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Midday Interview - June 25, 2013
2:08 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Midday Interview: The Hippie Ball 2013

Jimmy Pierce, Director of the non-profit Kids Making It, told us all about The Hippie Ball!  This is “the best party of the summer” by all accounts, and features music by Steady Eddie, catering by Bon Appetit, live and silent auctions.  It’s Saturday night from 6:30 until…at the Brooklyn Arts Center.  Tickets are $45, available through Etix.

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Midday Interview - June 21, 2013
1:57 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Midday Interview: Sophie Amelkin & Heather Bobeck duet recital

Soprano and actress Sophie Amelkin is giving a duet recital with her friend and colleague Heather Bobeck on Saturday at 7pm at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk, Wrightsville Beach.  Pianist Joseph Hughes is also on the program.  Sophie and Heather are hoping to raise funds for their upcoming graduate studies.  

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Midday Interview - June 18, 2013
1:40 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Midday Interview: Summer art classes at Cameron Art Museum

Georgia Mastroieni and Kirah Van Sickle tell us about the summer arts classes and workshops for all ages at Cameron Art Museum.  For more information, visit CameronArtMuseum.com or call 910-395-5999 and ask for Keith.

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Midday Interview - June 12, 2013
2:31 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Midday Interview: "High School Musical" comes to Wilmington

David T. Loudermilk directs and choreographs Disney’s High School Musical for Thalian Association Children’s Theatre.  The show runs Thursday and Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 3pm and 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm at the Hannah Block Historic USO at 2nd and Orange.  Tickets are $12, available by calling 910-251-1788.  For more information, visit Thalian.org

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Midday Interview - June 6, 2013
1:59 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Midday Interview: Author Jim Dodson

Today Barbara Bush talked with Jim Dodson, author of ten award-winning books and editor of Salt Magazine.  He will be at Old Books on Front Street this Sunday afternoon at 3:30.   

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