Commentaries

Monday Commentary
2:24 pm
Wed February 22, 2006

Sacred Gardens

In her commentary, Barbara Sullivan ponders the elements of a sacred garden.

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

She will be giving a presentation on sacred garden spaces March 4th at Church of the Servant.

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Monday Commentary
10:31 am
Wed February 22, 2006

Brooks Hall

A recent trip to his old stomping grounds led commentator Charles Boney to contemplate the nature of learning.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.

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Columns
11:13 am
Wed February 15, 2006

Fleas and Minnie Pearle

Commentator Nan Graham has recently been to Nashville, but it was a trip in the 1950's that was really unforgettable.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com.

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Monday Commentary
1:25 pm
Tue February 14, 2006

Drawing the Line in Memoir

American literary scandals are few and far between, but the flap over fabrications in James Frey's best-selling memoir A Million Little Pieces has echoed among writers and readers around the country. WHQR's Megan Williams looked into how the scandal has played out among local writers...

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Columns
3:27 pm
Mon February 13, 2006

Mother of All Grape Vines

To heck with Napa Valley, says commentator Ede Baldridge, who says the mother of all grape vines is right here in North Carolina.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge wriates about memorable people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Monday Commentary
1:35 pm
Tue February 7, 2006

Exploring the Art in Art Therapy

Clay heads from the Carousel exhibit

The art world has long embraced works by untrained artists, calling it folk, primitive, or na?ve art. But two recent exhibits in Wilmington took that idea further, by exploring the intersection of art, and therapy. WHQR's Megan Williams recently visited both shows to learn more about the issues...

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Monday Commentary
10:56 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Photographer Matthew Dols ' Many Ventures

Matthew Dols

Wilmington lost its public darkroom when Tabula Rasa closed its doors last month, but the creative force behind it is still going strong. WHQR's Megan Williams sat down with Tabula Rasa's Matthew Dols to find out what he has planned for the future...

Wilmington, NC, February 3, 2006 – Matthew Dols is the featured speaker at Cameron Art Museum's ArtistSpeak! this Sunday.

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Monday Commentary
11:53 am
Tue January 31, 2006

Wilmington's Children Museum Moves Forward

Artist Becky Cary at work in the museum

Wilmington's Children's Museum moved significantly closer to reopening over the last week - while workmen installed exhibits in their new space, the board of directors got ready to hire a new executive director. WHQR's Megan Williams has more.

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Monday Commentary
11:38 am
Tue January 10, 2006

Digging for History Downtown

Torpedo Bottle

When a local developer set out to put houses on what used to be a city parking lot on the corner of Front and Church street, there was one unusual step: before they could start building up, they had to dig down. WHQR's Megan Williams visited the excavation

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Monday Commentary
9:33 am
Fri December 9, 2005

Moravian Candle Tea, a Wilmington Christmas Tradition

For more than twenty years, Wilmington's Covenant Moravian church has hosted their annual candle tea on the first Saturday in December. Moravians are world's oldest Protestant denomination -- they predate Luther and the Reformation -- but also, until recent years, one of its smallest. WHQR's Megan Williams went to Covenant to talk with Pastor Jon Peterson about the festival, and the church's future.

Wilmington, NC, December 9, 2005 – Reverend Jon Peterson is the pastor of Covenant Moravian Church.

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