Midday Interview

Midday Interview - June 26, 2013
4:09 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Midday Interview: Master Quilter, Maggie Earley

Maggie Earley

Maggie Earley is a master quilter who creates vivid works of art.  Her exhibit, Quilting Outside the Blocks, will be featured in our MC Erny Gallery for a month, starting with a Fourth Friday Gallery Night reception, this Friday from 6 to 9pm

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Midday Interview - June 25, 2013
2:08 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Midday Interview: The Hippie Ball 2013

Jimmy Pierce, Director of the non-profit Kids Making It, told us all about The Hippie Ball!  This is “the best party of the summer” by all accounts, and features music by Steady Eddie, catering by Bon Appetit, live and silent auctions.  It’s Saturday night from 6:30 until…at the Brooklyn Arts Center.  Tickets are $45, available through Etix.

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Midday Interview - June 21, 2013
1:57 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Midday Interview: Sophie Amelkin & Heather Bobeck duet recital

Soprano and actress Sophie Amelkin is giving a duet recital with her friend and colleague Heather Bobeck on Saturday at 7pm at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk, Wrightsville Beach.  Pianist Joseph Hughes is also on the program.  Sophie and Heather are hoping to raise funds for their upcoming graduate studies.  

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Midday Interview - June 18, 2013
1:40 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Midday Interview: Summer art classes at Cameron Art Museum

Georgia Mastroieni and Kirah Van Sickle tell us about the summer arts classes and workshops for all ages at Cameron Art Museum.  For more information, visit CameronArtMuseum.com or call 910-395-5999 and ask for Keith.

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Midday Interview - June 12, 2013
2:31 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Midday Interview: "High School Musical" comes to Wilmington

David T. Loudermilk directs and choreographs Disney’s High School Musical for Thalian Association Children’s Theatre.  The show runs Thursday and Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 3pm and 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm at the Hannah Block Historic USO at 2nd and Orange.  Tickets are $12, available by calling 910-251-1788.  For more information, visit Thalian.org

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Midday Interview - June 6, 2013
1:59 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Midday Interview: Author Jim Dodson

Today Barbara Bush talked with Jim Dodson, author of ten award-winning books and editor of Salt Magazine.  He will be at Old Books on Front Street this Sunday afternoon at 3:30.   

Midday Interview - May 29, 2013
3:30 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Midday Interview: "The Food-Faith-Climate Change Connection"

Susannah Tuttle, director of North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light, will present a program tonight in the Parish Hall of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. It’s called Sacred Foodscapes & Faith: The Food-Faith-Climate Change Connection. Ed Ablard of the church vestry outreach gave us details about the event, which includes networking at 5:00, a light supper at 5:30, and the program at 6:00.  Free, but donations accepted.  St. Paul’s is at 16 North 16th Street in Wilmington. 

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Midday Interview - May 23, 2013
2:31 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Midday Interview: "Brooklyn: The Musical"

City Stage presents Brooklyn: The Musical.  My guests were director Anthony David Lawson, and actor/singers Olivia James and LaRaisha Burnette.  The show opens tonight at 8, and runs at 8 every night through Sunday.  It then runs for two more weekends, Friday through Sunday May 31-June 2 and June 7-9), all shows at 8.  City Stage is at 21 North Front Street.  Tickets are available online.

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Midday Interview - May 17, 2013
2:33 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Midday Interview: "A Town of Empty Rooms" with Karen E. Bender

Karen E. Bender

Barbara Bush, WHQR’s finance manager and resident book-lover, talks with author Karen Bender about her new novel A Town of Empty Rooms.  Karen will be our guest for Prologue Monday at 7 pm in the MC Erny Gallery.

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Midday Interview - May 16, 2013
3:30 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Midday Interview: "Mozart, the Boy Genius"

The Wilmington Choral Society presents Mozart, the Boy Genius on Sunday at 4 pm at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 16 N. 16th Street.

The Hanover Singers from New Hanover High School will join the chorus, local orchestra members will also perform, and guest soloists will include Nancy King and Bob Workmon.

My guests were director Paula Brinkman (left) and president Penny Johnson (right).

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