Midday Interview

Midday Interview - May 10, 2012
1:52 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

"Story Extravaganza" at Northeast Regional Library

I talked to Dorothy Hodder, Public Services Librarian, and Scooter Hayes, Children’s Librarian, both with New Hanover County Public Library.  On Saturday from 10 am to 1:30 pm at Northeast Regional Library, there’s a great program called Story Extravaganza.  There will be storytellers, theatre groups, dancers, magicians, musicians, a ventriloquist, and kid hip hop!  Mr. Scooter will emcee.

Midday Interview - May 9, 2012
11:55 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Jazz at the Mansion

Pat Marriott talks with Gareth Evans about Bellamy Mansion’s Jazz at the Mansion series.

Midday Interview - May 3, 2012
2:29 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Concert Pianist Giorgi Latsabidze

Concert pianist Giorgi Latsabidze loves to share classical music, jazz, and rhythm and blues with diverse audiences of all races, ages and orientations – no limits!  He was born and raised in the Republic of Georgia, and has a doctorate in music from the University of Southern California.  He is briefly in Wilmington with his agent, Wayne Adams, to perform at Costello’s Piano Bar at 211 Princess Street.  At 5 pm, it will be a classical program of Chopin, Ravel, Mozart and others.  This evening, he’ll play two different sets in a jazzy vein at 9 pm and 10:15 pm.

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Midday Interview - May 2, 2012
2:31 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Historic Preservation Month: Beach Cottages

Today I talked with Madeline Flagler of the Wrightsville Beach Museum, Gareth Evans of Preservation North Carolina and The Bellamy Mansion Museum, and Ted Wilgis of North Carolina Coastal Federation. 

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Midday Interview - May 1, 2012
2:06 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

"Positions" at Red Barn Studio Theatre

Today I spoke with playwright Owen Dunne (left) and director Steve Bakunas (right).  Owen’s play Positions is currently at the Red Barn Studio Theatre and runs at 8PM Wednesday-Saturday this week, and Wednesday-Friday next week. 

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Midday Interview - April 26, 2012
2:20 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts 5th Anniversary

Iris and Pat

I talked with Pat Holleman, potter, president, and original member of the Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts cooperative; also Iris Simmons, art quilter and original member.  The artists are celebrating their 5th anniversary at The Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington with refreshments all day Friday, then a party with wine, snacks, and hourly drawings for artwork, tomorrow from 5 to 9 pm. 

Midday Interview - April 25, 2012
1:00 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Fly Trap Frolic

Today I talked with Diana Corbett of North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Dr. Phil Garwood (Dr. Rocks) of CFCC. We discussed Fly Trap Frolic, a free family event Saturday from 9AM to noon at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden behind Alderman Elementary School on Independence Blvd.

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Midday Interview - April 24, 2012
2:07 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

"Lend Me a Tenor"

Today I spoke with Lou Criscuolo, who is directing Lend Me a Tenor for Opera House Theatre Company.  The lead, John Keenan, who plays Tito Morelli (The World’s Greatest Tenor), also came on the air. 

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Midday Interview - April 18, 2012
3:52 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Guardian ad Litem

I spoke with Lynne Fender, a volunteer Guardian ad Litem.  John Taggart, the president of the non-profit Cape Fear Guardian ad Litem Association was with us too.  The volunteers in the program serve as support for children going through the legal system so their interests are clearly represented. 

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Midday Interview - April 13, 2012
4:06 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

"Left Hand Magic" at Prologue Next Monday

Photo by Beth Gwinn

Today I spoke with author Nancy Collins about her latest book, Left Hand Magic.  She’ll be our guest on Monday night at 7 with Ben Steelman of the Star-News for Prologue.

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