For WHQR’s Midday Interview, News Director Michelle Bliss talked to Georgia Mastroieni. She’s the curator of education for the Cameron Art Museum which offers the Connections Alzheimer’s tours. The program recently received a grant that will further its offerings to include hands-on art projects. Melannie Pate was also in the studio—she’s the office manager for the Wilmington branch of Alzheimer’s NC.
Today I talked with New Hanover County Public Library Assistant Director Paige Owens. She gave an update on the famous George the Library Duck saga and she told us all about the Million Dollar Book Sale, March 16-21 at the Northeast Library. More info: nhclibrary.org
Daphne Holmes, Curator of Public Programs at the Cameron Art Museum, and Larry Croom, historian and re-enactor, tell us about this special event which takes place Saturday from 9 to 5 and Sunday from 9 to 2 on the grounds of the museum, the site of the Battle of Forks Road in February 1865.
George Scheibner talked with Alvin Atkinson of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He is in town doing a residency at UNCW. He’ll be part of a concert Saturday night at 7:00 at Kenan Auditorium called "Discovering the Groove in Jazz and You."
Today I spoke with all three of the artists – Morgan Kenney, Lynn Casper, and Dorian Hill – who are currently exhibiting their work in the MC Erny Gallery here at WHQR. The exhibit is called Out of the Pocket: iPhonography. Fourth Friday Galley Night is next Friday from 6 to 9.