Gwenyfar Rohler

Midday Interviews
5:23 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Couplet: Two Days of Verse

Gwenyfar Rohler, Overlord

If you want to celebrate literary pursuits of any kind--anything from Banned Books to Adult Puppet Shows--Old Books on Front Street is the place to be.  Owner Gwenyfar Rohler helps our community make note of the gems our distracted culture might let slip by, gems like poetry.   

Poetry requires time and reflection and a dash of focus to enjoy.  If you feel you've been too busy to roll around in the delightful rays of verse, this weekend (April 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity.  The heavy lifting has already been done. 

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Local
9:36 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

CoastLine: Arts & the Economy - What Will CFCC's Fine Arts Center Mean for Competing Venues?

Arts and the local economy:  will a new performing arts venue, the largest in the region, edge out smaller theater companies in the competition for ticket buyers? 

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Midday Interview -6/11/14
10:58 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Midday Interview: Gwenyfar Rohler and Musician James Jarvis On Bloomsday Performace

Gwenyfar Rohler and James Jarvis
WHQR Staff

Monday, June 16th is Bloomsday, on which James Joyce fans around the world celebrate the book Ulysses and its protagonist Leopold Bloom.  At Old Books on Front Street at 7pm, a portion of the play-within-the-book will be performed by marionettes!  Jazz pianist/composer James Jarvis has written music for the show; Gina Gambony and Christy Grantham will work the marionettes created by Nina and Bryan Cournoyer.  Bookstore owner Gwenyfar Rohler and musician James Jarvis tell us all about it. 

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Local
5:00 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Local Retailers Putting on Special Events for Small Business Saturday

Author Clyde Edgerton will help sell books (not just his own) on Small Business Saturday at Old Books on Front Street.

As the holiday shopping season kicks off today, retailers of every size are hoping to make up for five fewer business days this year. 

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Local
10:43 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Local businesses promote Small Business Saturday

Old Books on Front Street in downtown Wilmington

It’s official:  the holidays are on.  And with that comes a weekend full of themed shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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