Commentaries

Monday Commentary
10:35 am
Fri May 5, 2006

Beyond the Spandex - Wilmington's Aspiring Comic Artists

Tom Fleming at work in his studio

If the last time you bought a comic book you had to use your lunch money to do it, you're probably not aware that this weekend is a holiday... Free Comics weekend, an effort by the industry to increase readership. And while Wilmington's comic fans will be packing the bookstore, the region's aspiring artists are hard at work at the drawing table. WHQR's Megan Williams has more...

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Thursday Commentary
1:50 pm
Tue May 2, 2006

The Ritual Rose Kill

Gardening commentator Barbara Sullivan talks about one of the rites of passage every gardener must undergo.

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

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Thursday Commentary
4:50 pm
Wed April 26, 2006

Some Things Money Can't Buy

Did you hear the one about the commentator and the pay check? So did Nan Graham.

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

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Thursday Commentary
10:03 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Talking to a Friend

Commentator Ed Baldridge shares her insights on the pleasures of public radio work.

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

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Thursday Commentary
10:28 am
Sun April 23, 2006

The Turtle and The Tadpoles

Andy Wood was at his desk at home when his older son Robin burst in with a great excuse for a distraction.

Wilmington, NC – Andy WOod is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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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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