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 - 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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Midday Interview - October 30, 2012
1:00 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Compagnie de Danse

Our guests today were Jean-Rene Delsoin, Artistic Director of Compagnie de Danse Jean-Rene Delsoin… with company and tour manager Mario LaMothe of the U.S. State Department’s Center Stage initiative.  The company is hosting a Community Drum Circle and Dance Demonstration open to the public tomorrow from noon to one at UNCW’s outdoor amphitheater.  The company’s final performance is Friday night at 8 at Kenan Auditorium at UNCW.  A reception follows.  Tickets: Kenan Box Office, 962-3500.  Info and tix also at uncw.edu.arts

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Midday Interview - October 5, 2012
3:58 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Poplar Grove Plantation's Halloween Festival

Jeanne Walker of Poplar Grove Plantation told us about their biggest event of the year, the Halloween Festival!  It’s spread over two weekends this year, October 12-14 and October 19-21.  We also chatted about an event later this month called Happy Tails Dog Expo on October 28.

More information at PoplarGrovePlantation.com

Midday Interview - September 28, 2012
3:37 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Thalian Community Theatre production of "9 to 5"

Director Mike Thompson and actress/singer/dancer Heather Setzler, spoke all about Thalian Association Community Theatre’s production of the Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5.  The show runs tonight and Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3.  Also next week, Thursday through Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3 on Thalian Hall’s mainstage.

Tickets are available at Thalian.org.

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