The 32nd Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival opens Thursday, February 2nd with a special presentation called "Styles of Jazz." And this year, Patrons of the Festival will have the chance to join a jam session with world-class musicians.
The Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival is about much more than wine and chocolate. Set up to resemble a European Street Fair, the Festival will offer sweet and savory gourmet treats, live music, and fine art in the form of jewelry, pottery, textiles, photography, and paintings.
Two members of the The Soweto Gospel Choir, winner of two Grammy Awards, stopped by WHQR studios on Tuesday. They spoke with Rachel Lewis Hilburn about singing with a mission, traveling the world, and what it's like to perform with/for internationally-renowned luminaries like U-2's Bono and Nelson Mandela.