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 -12/10/13
2:43 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Midday Interview: Frank Mahoney and Debbie Skillman on "The Magical Music of Christmas"

Preparing in the MC Erny Gallery

Frank Mahoney of the Brunswick Concert Band and Debbie Skillman of the Brunswick Little Theater Singers Talk about the two organizations joining forces for The Magical Music of Christmas. The free performances will be held on December 14th and 15th. Listen to the interview with regular guest host Gina Gamboni.

More information on the show available at Brunswicklittletheatre.com

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Midday Interview -12/5/13
3:20 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Midday Interview: Nancy King Invites us to Amahl and the Night Visitors

in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

Soprano and UNCW Professor Nancy King invites us to Amahl and the Night Visitors, featuring WOOP (Wilmington Opera Outreach Program) students and the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. Listen to the interview conducted by Pat Marriott.

More information available at WilmingtonSymphony.org

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Midday Interview -12/5/13
10:18 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Midday Interview: Candlelight Tour of Historic Wilmington Homes this Weekend

Planning for the Interview in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

Lynn M. Joseph of the Historical Society of The Lower Cape Fear spoke with WHQR's Gina Gamboni about this weekend's Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour. The self guided tour features peeks into private historical homes throughout Wilmington. The homes will be decorated for the holiday season! 

For more information on the event and ticket info, visit this website

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Midday Interview -11/22/13
9:44 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Midday Interview: Kitty Yerkes Invites Listeners to Trot Like a Turkey

Kitty Yerkes at WHQR


Kitty Yerkes of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity invites us all to participate in next Thursday morning’s 9th Annual Turkey Trot around the loop at Wrightsville Beach -- a 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit Habitat.  Please register in advance at CapeFearHabitat.org

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Midday Interview -11/19/13
11:50 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Midday Interview: Rhonda Bellamy of Arts Council on "Arty Party" Held this Saturday

Rhonda Bellamy at WHQR


Rhonda Bellamy is the Executive Director or the Arts Council of Wilmington.  She told us about The Arty Party coming up, which will raise funds for local artists.  It’s on Saturday from 7 to 10 pm at CFCC’s Union Station, 502 N. Front Street.  Info and tix: 910-343-0988 or artscouncilofwilmington.org


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Midday Interview -11/14/13
1:53 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Midday Interview: "Our State" Editor Elizabeth Hudson On Her Essay Collection

Hudson in Studio at WHQR

WHQR's news director Rachel Lewis Hilburn spoke with Elizabeth Hudson about her collection of personal essays, Wish You Were Here. The two speak about essays, process, mining memory, and Hudson gives an excellent short reading from her collection.  Hudson reads tonight, 7 PM, at Pomegranate Books.

Elizabeth Hudson Reading and Book-Signing
Thursday, November 14th -7PM 
at Pomegranate Books  
4418 Park Avenue
Wilmington, NC 

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Midday Interview -11/13/13
12:47 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Midday Interview: The Filmmakers of "Bound By Sea" -Showing Saturday at Thalian Hall

Bound By Sea, the Filmmakers in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

The film Bound By Sea will show Saturday, 10AM, at the Thalian Main Stage during the Cucalorus Film Festival. Guest host Pat Marriott interviewed Nate Daniel and Jack Viorel, the filmmakers and one of the stars of the locally produced movie. For more information on the film and the Cucalorus festival visit the Bound By Sea webpage on the Cucolorus website.


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Midday Interviews
10:38 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Midday Interview: Cucalorus Film Festival with Dan Brawley and Beth Crookham

Broadcast - A Man and His Dream, a film produced by Beth Crookham, is part of this year's lineup at Cucalorus
Cucalorus Film Festival

Dan Brawley, founder of the Cucalorus Film Festival, and Beth Crookham, filmmaker and documentarian, dropped by the WHQR Studios to talk about the Festival, which kicks off Wednesday night. 

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Midday Interview -11/8/13
4:20 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Midday Interview: Nicki Leone and Rebecca Lee of North Carolina Writers' Network

Lee and Leone in Sudio 1 at WHQR

North Carolina Writer’s Network Annual Fall Conference will be held November 15-17, next Friday through Sunday in Wrightsville Beach. Guest Midday Interview host Jason Hess interviewed author Rebecca Lee and Nicki Leone about the writing life, the conference, and how writers can get involved with the conference. 

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Midday Interview -11/5/13
3:50 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Midday Interview: American Association of University Women to Host Author Luncheon

Gamboni, Leimer, and Apple at WHQR

Sandy Apple and Phyllis Leimer from the American Association of University Women stopped in to the WHQR Studios to speak with guest announcer and interviewer Gina Gamboni.

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