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, July 25  Gina Gambony discusses Opera Wilmington.

Tuesday, July 29  Director Ray Kennedy and singer/actor Nygel Robinson tell us all about Opera House Theatre Company's production of Kiss Me, Kate!

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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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Midday Interview -11/6/13
1:56 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Midday Interview: Kimberly Paul and Frank Roberts, "Honor Flight" Screens Saturday

Paul and Roberts


Kimberly Paul of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Frank Roberts of New Hanover County Veterans Council told us about the film Honor Flight: One Last Mission.  It will be shown in honor of local WWII veterans on Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day) from 3 to 5 pm at the Wilmington Convention Center.  For more information on Honor Flights, go to ILMHonorFlight.org.  For more info on the film, go to LCFH.org and look under Events.

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Midday Interview -11/1/13
1:55 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Director Tom Briggs and Joe Gallison on "Other Desert Cities"

Briggs and Gallison at WHQR


Director Tom Briggs and actor Joe Gallison told us about Other Desert Cities, making its Wilmington premiere tonight at the Red Barn Studio Theatre for Thalian Association.  Tickets are available by calling (910) 251-1788.

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Midday Interview -10/30/13
1:12 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Daphne Holmes of CAM

Holmes in studio at WHQR


Daphne Holmes of Cameron Art Museum invited us all to Celebrate New Orleans at a series of events last Friday-Sunday, wrapping up the exhibit Well-Suited: The Costumes of Alonzo V. Wilson for HBO’s Treme.  Details at CameronArtMuseum.com

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Midday Interview -10/25/13
12:39 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Coastal Carolina Plein Air Painters

Jamison and Geisel


WHQR’s MC Erny Gallery opened a new art exhibit on Friday, October 25th with a reception from 6 to 9.  Two of the twelve artists featured in Coastal Carolina En Plein Air were my guests: Joanne Geisel and Barbara Bear Jamison.

WHQR will again host the artists featured in Coastal Carolina En Plein Air, during a Fourth Friday Reception on November 22nd from 6-9PM in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR. More info available here.

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Midday Interview -10/24/13
12:09 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Karole Armitage

Armitage in WHQR Studios


Armitage Gone! Dance presented Fables on Global Warming, Saturday (10/26/13) at 8 pm at Kenan Auditorium.  Choreographer Karole Armitage joined us to talk about it.  For details and tickets, visit UNCW.edu/arts or call 910-962-3500.

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Midday Interview -October 16, 2013
12:03 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Midday Interview: Katrina Knight, Executive Director of Good Shepherd Center

With Jemila Ericson

Katrina Knight, Executive Director of Good Shepherd Center, told us about their Masquerade Ball, celebrating 30 years of service to the homeless in our community.  It’s October 26 from 6pm until…at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside.  Details:  GoodShepherdWilmington.org  or 910-763-4424, ext. 110

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Midday Interview -October 8th, 2013
2:18 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Midday Interview: Tracy Wilkes of DREAMS of Wilmington

Tracy Wilkes

Tracy Wilkes, Executive Director of DREAMS of Wilmington, invites us all to On Top of the World – a gala at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside starting at 6 pm this Saturday.  For more information and reservations, visit DreamsPresents.org

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Midday Interview -October 4th, 2012
7:00 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Midday Interview: Paul Lawler and Alicia Ross of 'Residents of Old Wilmington'

Lawler and Ross

Paul Lawler and Alicia Ross of ROW (Residents of Old Wilmington) tell us all about the 8th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour, coming up Saturday, October 12th from 10 to 5.  For information and tickets, visit ROWilmington.org


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Midday Interview -October 3rd, 2013
7:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Organizers of Wilmington's First Annual Jewish Film Festival

Beverly Schoninger (left), Jemila Ericson (center), and Peggy Pancoe

Peggy Pancoe Rosoff and Beverly Schoninger tell us all about Wilmington’s First Annual Jewish Film Festival.  On Sunday, October 13th at 3:00 in Thalian Hall, the film Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy will be shown.  It features Al Jolson, Nathan Lane, Barbara Streisand, Zero Mostel and many more stars, with music by George and Ira Gerswhin, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart and other great American Jewish writers.  

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