Midday Interview

Midday Interview - June 26, 2012
5:11 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Kelly House Fundraiser


Guests: Mary Kelly & Katherine Crowley

Mary Kelly is the founder of Kelly House, which provides housing & counseling & recovery to women who have children and are struggling with alcohol and/or substance abuse.  A fundraiser is coming up Friday at 6pm at Northeast Regional Library.  Guest speaker will be author, educator and consultant Katherine Crowley, presenting the topic Take This Job and Love It.  Tickets are $25, available at the door, or by calling 910-859-0990.  

Midday Interview - June 15, 2012
2:12 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Images of America: Carolina Beach

Lois Carol Wheatley tells us about her book, Images of America: Carolina Beach.  She will be at Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market tomorrow from 8 to 1, selling and signing books.

Midday Interview - June 14, 2012
1:00 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Two Singers, Two Concerts

Heather (left), Julie (right)

Julie Smith and Heather Bobeck are rising seniors in Vocal Performance at UNCW.  They are giving two concerts together:  Saturday, June 16 at 7:30pm at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk…and Saturday, June 23 at 7:30pm at Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church.  They will gratefully receive donations at the door to further their studies.  Both young sopranos are dreaming of a career in opera.


Midday Interview - June 13, 2012
2:47 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Bloomsday 2012

Gwenyfar Rohler of Old Books on Front Street, spoke with me about Bloomsday, a celebration on Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 (or so), in honor of James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses.  A staged reading of the play within the book is being presented.    OldBooksOnFrontSt.com

Midday Interview - June 12, 2012
2:22 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Spread the Word to End the Word

My guests were Ben and Amy Wright, parents of four children, two of whom have Down Syndrome.  Amy has written a song to be used by the campaign Spread the Word to End the Word, which encourages people to stop using the words "retard" or "retarded," and speak of intellectual disability instead. 

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Midday Interview - June 8, 2012
2:12 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Philip Gerard, author of The Patron Saint of Dreams


Philip Gerard talks about The Patron Saint of Dreams, a book of true essays which just won the National Gold Medal for non-fiction essays in the Independent Publisher Awards in NYC.  He’ll be our guest for Prologue Monday night at 7 here in the MC Erny Gallery.

Midday Interview - June 5, 2012
1:00 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Legally Blonde: The Musical

I spoke with Ray Kennedy and Erin Sullivan from Opera House Theatre Company about Legally Blonde: The Musical.  Ray is directing and choreographing with co-director/choreographer Jason Aycock.  Erin Sullivan stars as Elle Woods. 

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Midday Interview - June 1, 2012
2:00 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Summer Programs at the Library

  • Summer Programs at the Library

Margaret Miles, Youth Services Librarian for New Hanover County Public Library, talked about all the cool summer programs starting this month in all the libraries.  For more info, check out  NHCLibrary.org

Midday Interview - May 30, 2012
2:10 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green 2012

Today we talk with Steve Vernon, who’s directing A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Cherri McKay, who’s directing Shades of Shakespeare for the Shakespeare Youth Company (part of Shakespeare on the Green).

Midday Interview - May 29, 2012
1:00 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Wilmington FAVs

Amanda Greene talks with Bob Workmon about her Faith and Values series.