"We're just trying to do everything we can to make our personal and professional lives as authentic as possible." -Ben Wright
Guest Midday Interview host Bob Workmon spoke with artistic director of The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Steven Errante and Broadway star Ben Wright about Broadway Then & Now. Listen to the interview to get all of the vital details on the event. The evening will feature Ben and Amy Wright. More information available here.
Kevin Lee-Y Green is the founder and artistic director of Techmoja Theatre and Dance Company. He is directing and choreographing the show For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. The three performances are Friday and Saturday at 8, and Sunday at 3 at the Red Barn Studio Theatre, 1122 South Third.
Tickets are $15, available by calling 910-341-7860.
Board Chair for Wilmington Arts Council, writer , and professor Clyde Edgerton spoke with guest host Gina Gambony about an upcoming literary event.
Edgerton will interview the accomplished writers Jill McCorkle, Lee Smith, and Randall Kenan on Saturday, March 8, at 3pm in UNCW’s Lumina Theater. The inverview will touch on craft, process, and how these accomplished writers have built their writing lives. Patrons are encouraged to purchase the $25 tickets in advance by calling 910-343-0998 or online via the below link. Proceeds go to the Wilmington Arts Council.
John Maxwell is a storyteller, actor and playwright who lives in Jackson, Mississippi. He is in town to perform his one-man show (one of many he has created) about the apostle Peter. It’s titled Fish Tale, The Story of Peter. The free show was at 7:00 Friday at St. James Episcopal Church in the Lee Parish Hall at 4th and Dock.
Today I talked with Dan Brawley, Director of the Cucalorus Film Foundation and Cucalorus Film Festival. They have a fundraiser coming up Sunday night from 7:30 to midnight at EUE Screen Gems called An Evening on the Red Carpet. Tickets available at Cucalorus.org
UNCW’s Department of Music presents Brahm’s German Requiem on Sunday afternoon at 4 at Beckwith Recital Hall. Joe Hickman conducts the UNCW Combined Choirs, pianists Elizabeth Loparits and Bettsy Curtis, soprano Nancy King and baritone John Callison.
Rick Olsen (Dr. Richard Olsen) is Chair of the Department of Communications Studies at UNCW. He tells us all about the faculty symposium It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere – UNCW Faculty Discuss the Lighter & Darker Sides of Alcohol. Monday, February 24 from 7 to 9 pm, Morton Hall Room 100, UNCW.