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.

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Friday, September 12 Gail Burke and Pat Hardee tell us about the Secret Garden Tour. 

Tuesday, September 16 John Pike talks about Surfer's Healing. 

Wednesday, September 17 ***As of 9.17.14 the Midday Interview will no longer air from 12:06-12:13 pm. The new broadcast time will be 11:58 to 12:06 pm.***  Actor/Producer Bryan Cournoyer and star George Domby invite us to The Lady in Question, staged by a new theatre company!

Thursday, September 18 Pediatric Audiologist Johnnie Sexton is in town for the annual CARE project gala.

Friday, September 19 DREAMS will host a gala/fundraiser called DREAMS Presents. It will feature a roast of founder and departing director Tracey Wilkes. 

Tuesday, September 23 The 5th Element is a collaborative art show that opens this week. 

Wednesday, September 24 Director David Loudermilk tells us about Thalian Association's production of Peter Pan on the main stage of Thalian Hall. 

Thursday, September 25 Author Lynne Hugo comes to Wilmington to read from and sign copies of her book A Matter of Mercy

Friday, September 26 North Carolina Coastal Federation hosts a fundraiser called Cruise for the Coast.

Tuesday, September 30 Director Dr. Anne Berkley and dramaturg Dr. Charles Grimes of UNCW talk to us about the play The Doctor In Spite of Himself.


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Midday Interview - April 5, 2012
2:10 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Azalea Garden Tour

Karen Smith talked about the 59th Annual Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour.  It’s next Friday though Sunday, 10-6 daily (except for Airlie Gardens, which is only participating on Saturday).  Eleven private and two public gardens are featured.

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Midday Interview - April 4, 2012
4:02 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

"The Drowsy Chaperone"

Today I talked with Tom Briggs, artistic director of Thalian Association Community Theatre.  They opened a play last week on the mainstage of Thalian Hall, a wacky musical called The Drowsy Chaperone.

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Midday Interviews - Friday, March 30, 2012
2:31 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Les Trois Amis art exhibition opens at Acme Art Studios

Les Trois Amis, a new show at the Acme Art Studios in downtown Wilmington, will have the three artists on hand Saturday, March 31st from 10 AM to 4 PM to chat with the public, following a lively opening earlier this month. 

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Midday Interview - March 16, 2012
2:25 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Pat Hairston and Service Dog Angel

Pat Hairston and service dog Angel were my guests today on the Midday Interview. Their event, "Walk for Those Who Can't" will take place on Saturday, March 24th from 9AM to 12PM at Hugh MacRae Park.

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Midday Interview - March 14, 2012
3:07 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

"Something Wonderful" from the Carolina Vocal Arts Ensemble

Today I talked with Stephen Fields, Director of the Carolina Vocal Arts Ensemble.  Their March 24 concert is at Winter Park Baptist Church and is called Something Wonderful: The Musical Genius of Rodgers and Hammerstein. 

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Midday Interview - March 13, 2012
2:00 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Linda Lavin and Friends with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

 The show is on Saturday night at 8 in Kenan Auditorium.

Midday Interview - March 9, 2012
2:00 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Pelicans at the MC Erny Gallery

I talked with Elaine Cooper, who along with Marla Rice-Evans, is coordinating and participating in the next art show in the MC Erny Gallery.  It’s all pelicans all the time!

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Midday Interview - March 8, 2012
3:17 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

A Talk with Author Sandra Moulin

Sandra Moulin, author of Before and Laughter, will be our guest for Prologue Monday evening at 7 here on the MC Erny Gallery.

Midday Interview - March 6, 2012
1:47 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Jimmy Heath's Homecoming Concert

George Scheibner talked to jazz saxophonist Jimmy Heath, who will be in town with his brother Albert "Tootie" Heath, performing a Homecoming Concert Saturday night at 7:30 at Thalian Hall.

Midday Interviews
2:52 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Connections Tour at the Cameron Art Museum

For WHQR’s Midday Interview, News Director Michelle Bliss talked to Georgia Mastroieni. She’s the curator of education for the Cameron Art Museum which offers the Connections Alzheimer’s tours. The program recently received a grant that will further its offerings to include hands-on art projects. Melannie Pate was also in the studio—she’s the office manager for the Wilmington branch of Alzheimer’s NC.