Events

News about upcoming WHQR sponsored events.

A comedy from Noah Baumbach ( The Squid and the Whale, Frances Ha ) starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York couple in their forties who gravitate towards a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried) until Josh begins to suspect his new best friend might not be as straightforward as he thought. (R, 1 hr 34 min) Monday-Wednesday, May 25-27, 7 PM Wednesday, May 27, 4 PM Thalian Hall Main Stage https://youtu.be/v726Dufa3IU "A...

Friends of WHQR Meetup at Palate

Apr 24, 2015

Our first Friends of WHQR Meet Up was a blast, so we are ready for round two! Please join us at Palate on North Fourth Street, Thursday, May 7 for another chance to meet other HQR and NPR fans in our area. With so many great new places opening in and around downtown, we figured why not meet new friends while hanging out at a new bar! Come down to Palate, meet other HQR and NPR fans, and see all the great new things going on in the Brooklyn Arts District. Also, take a second to check out the...

Ethan Hawke's gentle, meditative study of genius pianist Seymour Bernstein offers a warm and lucid portrait of his exceptional life and work. This reverent film also functions as a love letter to music itself and the patience, concentration and devotion with which Seymour approached his love of music and life. (PG, 1 hr 24 min) Monday-Friday, May 18-22, 7 PM Monday-Wednesday, May 18-20, 4 PM Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre https://youtu.be/oCOM3wMqoHg BUY TICKETS NOW " Seymour: An Introduction...

Follow this wickedly hilarious and delightfully deranged group (Ricardo Darin, Erica Rivas, Dario Grandinetti) of six distressed individuals who have struggled with everything from lovers' betrayals to a return from the repressed past as they give in to the undeniable urge to lose all control. (R, 1 hr 55 min) Monday-Wednesday, May 11-13, 7 PM Wednesday, May 13, 4 PM Thalian Hall Main Stage https://youtu.be/QUnXv6R2HI8 Buy Tickets Now "Well acted, cleverly written and exquisitely crafted." -...

Join this star-studded line-up (Judy Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Richard Gere) for the sequel of the year. Faced with two fresh arrivals and only one vacancy, Sonny (Dev Patel) and Muriel (Maggie Smith) decide to pursue their expansionist dream of opening a bigger, better hotel. Follow this talented and effortlessly charming cast as they move up and move on in the world. (PG, 2 hr 2 min) Monday-Wednesday, May 4-6 at 7 PM Wednesday, May 6 at 4 PM Thalian Hall Main Stage https://youtu.be...

The latest drama from acclaimed director Andrey Zvyagintsev (The Return) features Kolya (Alexi Serebriakov), an auto-repair shop owner who lives with his lovely young wife Lilya (Elena Liadova) and his son Roma (Sergui Pokhodaev) by the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. Follow Kolya and his family as they attempt to navigate the brutal political landscape of Russia through this action packed film critics are calling the creme de la creme of social satires. (R, 2 hr 20 min) Monday...

Please join Ben Steelman of the StarNews on Monday, July 6 at 7 PM in the MC Erny Gallery for a discussion with New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry about her new novel "The Idea of Love." Monday, July 6 at 7 PM MC Erny Gallery, 254 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor About the Author : Originally from Philadelphia, Patti Callahan Henry moved down South with her family when she was 12 years old. Convinced that becoming a novelist was "unrealistic," Henry pursued a career in nursing,...

Please join Ben Steelman of the StarNews on Monday, June 8 at 7 PM in the MC Erny Gallery for a discussion with Civil War buff and widely acclaimed author, Chris Fonvielle, about his newest novel "To Forge a Thunderbolt." "Dr. Fonvielle is a most entertaining historian...he commands a truly encyclopedic knowledge of Wartime Wilmington. " - Kemp Burpeau, Civil War News " Fonvielle's work is painstakingly complete, rich in detail and rendered with the talent of a gifted storyteller."- Rod Gragg...

Join Ben Steelman of the StarNews on Monday, May 11 at 7 PM in the MC Erny Gallery as he chats with worldwide traveler and photographer, Lynn Seldon about one of his life's greatest challenges, his recent novel Virginia's Ring. Monday, May 11 at 7 PM MC Erny Gallery, 254 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor About the Author: A military veteran who served overseas, Lynn Seldon claims he caught the "travel bug" while he was in the service. A lover of both photography and writing, Seldon turned his...

karenebender.com

Join Ben Steelman of the StarNews and one of our most widely known local literary legends, Karen E. Bender, to discuss her recent, extremely well received short story collection Refund . Praise for Refund "Bender probes the depths people will sink to for love and money in this poignant, absorbing collection of finance-themed tales. Worth investing time in." - People Magazine "One of Ten Titles to Pick Up Right Now." - O Magazine "Bender takes ripped-from-the-headlines subjects (9/11,...

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