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 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

Midday Interview - July 27, 2012
2:00 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

The Dance Element Presents: "Charlotte's Web"

The Dance Element presents an original adaptation of E.B. White’s classic story Charlotte’s Web.  Director/choreographer Ashley Barnes and composer Brian “Juice” Raynor joined us today to chat about it.

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Midday Interview - July 19, 2012
2:05 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Praying for Strangers

River Jordan, author of Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit.  She’ll be at Pomegranate Books tonight at 7:00.  For more information about this book and her many other books, just go to PrayingForStrangers.com

Midday Interview - July 13, 2012
2:56 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Master Class

Gloria Crist stars as Maria Callas in Terrance McNally’s award-winning play Master Class.  Gloria will give 3 performances – Friday, July 20 at 7:30 (followed by a black-tie gala, tickets $75)…Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3 (tickets $20).  All performances are at the new Fine Arts Building of Cape Fear Academy, 3600 S. College Road.  For more information or to buy tickets, go to thalian.org or call 910-251-1788.

Midday Interview - July 12, 2012
11:50 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Giulia Goes to War

Joan Leotta, author of Giulia Goes to War, set in Wilmington in 1942.  The USO is prominently featured in the book, and Hannah Block is mentioned.  Available as an e-book through Desert Breeze Publishing. Joan's personal website can be found here.

Midday Interview - July 11, 2012
1:35 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Auditions for "The Color Purple"

Kevin Lee-Y Green of Techmoja Dance & Theatre Company is holding auditions for the musical The Color Purple.  Auditions are Saturday from noon to 4 at the Hannah Block Historic USO at 2nd and Orange in Wilmington.  The show runs 2 performances only at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College in October.  For details, call Kevin at 233-7343.

Midday Interview - July 10, 2012
2:00 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

TheatreNOW

Today I spoke with Alisa Harris about the grand opening of TheatreNOW at the corner of 10th and Dock on Friday, July 20.

Midday Interview - July 6, 2012
1:57 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Amy Feath, Crisis Intervention Services Director for Rape Crisis Center, talks about all the services available, and about an event coming up in September that is recruiting participants.  It’s called Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Men’s March Against Rape and Gender Violence.”   More info: afeath@coastalhorizons.org

Midday Interview - July 5, 2012
11:27 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Cape Fear Community Photo Shoot

Our guests today are Steve Spain of Wilmington Interfaith Hospitality Network and fashion designer Lucille Bruno.  Lucille and friends are creating the Cape Fear Community Photo Shoot on Sunday from 5 to 9 at The Brik House, 208 Market Street.  Amateur and upcoming professional photographers can come and shoot pictures of a fashion show staffed by professional models, set designers, lighting designers, hair & makeup artists, and mentoring pro photographers.  There will also be a full bar, dancing, a silent auction, and the garments and accessories modeled will be available for purchase.

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