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 - August, 24 2012
2:00 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

"The Memory Thief"

Emily Colin, Wilmington resident and Assistant Director of D.R.E.A.M.S., has written her first novel.  It’s been published by Random House / Ballantine Trade Paperbacks.  I sat up and read it all night!  It’s called The Memory Thief.  You can meet her at a Book Event tomorrow night at 6:00 at D.R.E.A.M.S., which is at 10th and Fanning in Wilmington.  She will sign copies of her book and she will also do a reading.  You can also visit her website EmilyColin.com and watch a trailer!

Midday Interview - August 22, 2012
2:31 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Jo Ann Tomaselli and Barbara Synder of The Cape Fear Camera Club

In honor of Fourth Friday Gallery Night, which is this Friday from 6 to 9, I spoke with two photographers from the Cape Fear Camera Club about their exhibit in the MC Erny Gallery called The Collection: Triptych Photographs.  My guests were Jo Ann Tomaselli and Barbara Synder.   Capefearcameraclub.org

Midday Interview - August 21, 2012
2:00 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

"Rock 'n Roll Is Here to Stay"

Today's guests: Cathy and Bill Furpless of the Historic Amuzu Theatre in Southport, hosting Rock ‘n Roll Is Here to Stay!  The shows are this weekend and next weekend, Fri and Sat at 7:30 and Sun at 3:00.  

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Midday Interview - August 17, 2012
5:30 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Aquarius Falling

Author Mike Tucker: his thriller Aquarius Falling.

Midday Interview - August 16, 2012
2:00 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Wilmington Faith and Values Walking Tour

Amanda Greene, Wilmington Faith and Values: Walking Tour.

Midday Interview - August 15, 2012
2:00 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

15 Years of Spectrum Art & Jewelry

Star Sosa of Spectrum Art & Jewelry: 15 years of her small business and its involvement with the community.

Full Discolsure: Spectrum Art and Jewlery is a WHQR Underwriter.

Midday Interview - August 14, 2012
2:00 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Art for All

Rich Leder, Executive Director of Brooklyn Arts Center at St. Andrews:  Art for All.

Midday Interview - August 10, 2012
1:53 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

UNCW Music - Fall Concerts

Marina De Ratmiroff, professor in UNCW’s Music Department, told us about some of the fall concerts coming up, almost all of which cost only $5 or are free. Details can be found at  UNCW.edu/music

Midday Interview - August 7, 2012
2:22 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Melissa Franklin & Autism Service Dogs of America

I spoke with Melissa Franklin, a 20-year old high-functioning autistic woman.  She has been approved to get a service dog from Autism Service Dogs of America, and is currently raising funds to pay for her dog.  She needs $6,500… and has about $3000 in hand.  A series of fundraisers are planned, including one tomorrow from 4 to 8 pm at BrrrBerry’s Ice Cream in Mayfaire (next to the Harris Teeter).

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Midday Interview - July 31, 2012
2:30 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

Hello, Dolly!

My guests today were director/choreographer Ray Kennedy, and actor/singer/dancers Dylan Fowler and Mary Stewart Evans.  Opera House Theatre Company opens Hello, Dolly!  Tomorrow night on the mainstage of Thalian Hall.  The musical runs Wed-Sat @ 8, Sun @ 3.  It runs for 2 weekends after that, Fri & Sat @ 8, Sun at 3. 

Tix: Thalian Hall Box Office, 632-2285 or WilmingtonTickets.com

More info: OperaHouseTheatreCompany.net