Commentaries

Monday Commentary
9:20 am
Thu March 2, 2006

Presbyterian Prayers

Sometimes it is what could have happened instead of what happened that really matters, says commentator Nan Graham.

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

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Monday Commentary
9:32 am
Tue February 28, 2006

From Roasts to Reefs

Croatan High School students prepare oyster bags.

For several years now, the North Carolina Coastal Federation has tried to tackle the state's declining oyster population by rebuilding its oyster reefs... one bag of old shells at a time. On a recent afternoon at their center on Bogue Sound, the Federation got some help in that task from a class of high school biology students. WHQR's Megan Williams dropped in on the "oyster bagging" and brought back this audio postcard...

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Monday Commentary
12:16 pm
Mon February 27, 2006

Maple View Farm

Nobody screams for ice cream quite like commentator Ede Baldridge, who never fails to find the most delightful, full-service dairy farms.

Ede baldridge writes bout memorable people and places in the southeast.

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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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