WHQR's Jason Hess speaks with award winning author Tim O'Brien, special guest of The Big Read of Wilmington. During the lively discussion O'Brien speaks about his book The Things They Carried, the process of writing, the role of storytelling in the lives of soldiers, and about his visit to Wilmington, NC.
Jemila spoke with Playwright John Grudzien and actor/director Steve Vernon talk about Pole Vaulting Over Skyscrapers – Five New Plays. The five original short plays will premier tonight, January 16, 8pm at the Cape Fear Playhouse.
Today, Michelle Connolly and Harry Taylor talked about their experiences there and invited us to the Closing Reception for their exhibit, from 6 to 9 tonight at the Wilma W. Daniels Gallery, downtown at 200 Hanover Street.
Frank Mahoney of the Brunswick Concert Band and Debbie Skillman of the Brunswick Little Theater Singers Talk about the two organizations joining forces for The Magical Music of Christmas. The free performances will be held on December 14th and 15th. Listen to the interview with regular guest host Gina Gamboni.
Soprano and UNCW Professor Nancy King invites us to Amahl and the Night Visitors, featuring WOOP (Wilmington Opera Outreach Program) students and the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. Listen to the interview conducted by Pat Marriott.
Lynn M. Joseph of the Historical Society of The Lower Cape Fear spoke with WHQR's Gina Gamboni about this weekend's Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour. The self guided tour features peeks into private historical homes throughout Wilmington. The homes will be decorated for the holiday season!
Kitty Yerkes of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity invites us all to participate in next Thursday morning’s 9th Annual Turkey Trot around the loop at Wrightsville Beach -- a 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit Habitat. Please register in advance at CapeFearHabitat.org
Rhonda Bellamy is the Executive Director or the Arts Council of Wilmington. She told us about The Arty Party coming up, which will raise funds for local artists. It’s on Saturday from 7 to 10 pm at CFCC’s Union Station, 502 N. Front Street. Info and tix: 910-343-0988 or artscouncilofwilmington.org