Commentaries

Monday Commentary
10:51 am
Thu April 20, 2006

Gender in the Altogether

UNCW Women's Resource Center

Last night, the Independent Art Company opened the Gender of Art Festival, three evenings of art and performance that tweak expectations about gender... WHQR's Megan Williams sat down with the show's curator to talk about the show's unusual approach. A warning: this interview contains a discussion of male nudity which may not be suitable for children.

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Thursday Commentary
3:01 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

Tomatoes!

In her garden commentary for this week, Barbara Sullivan reveals some old-time tomato growing secrets

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
12:32 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

Paper Trials

New publications seem to appear on Wilmington's newsstands every few months. Changing technology has made launching new magazines and newspapers easier than ever... but the market suggests, it's no easier to be successful at it. WHQR's Megan Williams has this report.

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Thursday Commentary
1:49 pm
Thu April 13, 2006

Easter Outfits: Good Job Brownie!

Easter and children and animals are all part of the glorious season of Spring and celebration, says commentator Nan Graham

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is a lifelong southerner who has a new website at www.nangraham.com. She wishes you and your family a joyous Easter and Passover.

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Monday Commentary
12:54 pm
Wed April 12, 2006

Restoring Memories at the Brooklyn Arts Center

One of Wilmington's most ambitious art projects is still a shell on the city's north side - the historic Saint Andrew's church, future home of the Brooklyn Arts Center. Renovation work on the building starts this summer, but WHQR'S Megan Williams recently got a tour of the building, and its history, and brought back this report.

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Monday Commentary
9:57 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Exotic Aquarium Exhibit

www.ncaquariums.com

Exotic fish not necessarily found off North Carolina's shores lured commentator Ede Baldridge to the Exotic Aquatic exhibit at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about interesting people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Monday Commentary
11:02 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Art Show Infects Front Street

Preparing for This Is Viral

Take one empty storefront in downtown Wilmington, add lights, a coat of fresh paint, and a lot of youthful energy, and what you get is an unusual art show opening Saturday night on Front Street... It's called This is Viral. WHQR's Megan Williams examined the infection...

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Monday Commentary
9:01 am
Tue March 28, 2006

Treasuring Trash Trees

Britt Slattery, USFWS

There's little left of the "weedy" South commentator Nan Graham remembers. But she's always on the lookout for vanishing specimens in today's landscape of carefully-tended trees and manicured hedges... she loves her landscape on the wild side.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham, our life-long Southerner, has her own website at www.nangraham.com.

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Columns
10:23 am
Mon March 27, 2006

Home to Dunn

Commentator Ede Baldridge sometimes gives the impression of having done everything... but this week she discovers a hidden jewel of the region, with the help of her maiden name...

Ede Baldridge brings us the people and places of Southeastern North Carolina every other Tuesday.

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Monday Commentary
4:47 pm
Thu March 9, 2006

Spinning Clay into Meals

Vicky Smith's ceramic studio at UNCW

On Friday, March 17th, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will try to fight hunger, one locally-crafted bowl at a time. Organizers expect to hand out nearly 15-hundred bowls in the course of the lunch... an order which has kept local potters very busy. WHQR's Megan Williams recently visited UNCW ceramics professor Vicky Smith in her studio, to learn what goes into making a bowl...

Wilmington, NC, March 10, 2006 – Vicky Smith teaches ceramics at UNCW.

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