Midday Interview

Midday Interview -3/12/14
2:32 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Midday Interview: Dancers Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer

Gina Gambony (center) Face #1

"What is real, and what is not real?" -Art Bridgman

WHQR host Gina Gambony interviews accomplished dancers and artists Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer about their upcoming UNCW performances. Listen to the fascinating interview and consider seeing the show on Friday or Saturday night. Click here for more information, including ticketing info. 

March 14th and 18th @ 8PM
Main Stage Theater, UNCW Cultural Arts Building

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Midday Interview -3/11/14
2:21 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Midday Interview: Broadway Star Ben Wright and Steven Errante on Upcoming Symphony Pops Event

Studio 1 at WHQR
Jason Hess

"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.

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Midday Interview -3/7/14
3:37 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Charlon Turner on The 13th Annual NC Black Film Festival

NC Black Film Fest

  Charlon Turner of the Black Arts Alliance spoke to us about The 13th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival.

The festival runs March 13th-16th in Wilmington. For a full schedule and for more information visit this wesbsite. 

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Midday Interview -3/5/14
11:35 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Kevin Green on the Play "For Colored Girls...."

Studio 1 at WHQR
Staff

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.

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Midday Interview -3/4/14
11:19 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Midday Interview: Clyde Edgerton on Wilmington Art Council's Upcoming "Book SmArts"

Gina and Clyde in Studio 1 @WHQR
Jason Hess

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. 

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Midday Interview -2/27/14
10:55 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Midday Interview: Tom Lamont of Wilmington Family YMCA on Upcoming Community Events

Lamont in-studio at WHQR
Staff

Tom Lamont of Wilmington Family YMCA gave us an overview of some great events the Y is sponsoring in the community in March.

Info: wilmingtonfamilyymca.org

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Midday Interview -2/28/14
10:30 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Midday Interview: John Maxwell, Storyteller, Actor, and Playwright

Studio 1 @ WHQR

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. 

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Midday Interview -2/25/14
1:09 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Midday Interview: Dan Brawley on "An Evening on the Red Carpet"

Mary Bradley and the Cucalorus Guys at WHQR!
Staff

 

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

 

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Midday Interview -2/21/14
12:00 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Midday Interview: Conductor Joe Hickman on Presentation of "Brahm’s German Requiem"

Joe Hickman at WHQR
Staff

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. 

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Midday Interview -2/20/14
3:47 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Midday Interview: Rick Olson of UNCW Says "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere"

Olsen at WHQR
Staff

 

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.

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