Midday Interview

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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Midday Interview -2/14/14
1:45 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Leigh Johnson on Wilmington's Race for the Cure

Johnson and Ericson
WHQR Staff

Jemila spoke with Leigh Johnson about Wilmington’s 2nd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, coming up Saturday, March 1.  Details and registration: Komennctc.org

 

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Midday Interview -2/11/14
3:26 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Midday Interview: Nick Smith and Susan Auten on the Play "Romantic Comedy"

Smith and Auten at WHQR
Jemila Ericson

Today I talked with director Nick Smith and actress Susan Auten about Big Dawg Productions’ staging of Romantic Comedy by Bernard Slade.  It opens Thursday and runs for three weeks – Thursday through Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3.  Full Information: BigDawgProductions.org

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Midday Interview -2/7/14
3:54 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Historian and Author Carole K. Fink

Studio 1 @ WHQR
Staff

WHQR graduate fellow Jason Hess interviewed Carole K. Fink about her book Cold War. They spoke about the writing and research processes involved with nonfiction writing, and the importance Fink puts on sharing history as a teacher. Carole is our featured author for Prologue with Ben Steelman this coming Monday at 7 in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR.

Full details on Carole K. Fink's Prologue event is available here.

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Midday Interview -2/4/14
3:06 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Choir Director and Educator Marva Robinson

Marva Robinson in-studio @ WHQR
Jason Hess

 

Singer, choir director, educator, and guest artist Marva Robinson tells us about a special concert by the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra this Saturday at 8 at Kenan Auditorium.  The Williston Alumni Community Choir and the Student Concerto Competition Winners join the symphony for A Change is Gonna Come, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act (in July 1964 by President Lyndon Baines Johnson). 

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Midday Interview -2/5/14
1:34 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Midday Interview: Co-Founder of Feast Down East

WHQR's Studio 1 Webcam

Dr. Leslie Hossfeld is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Feast Down East.  The 4th Annual Feast Down East Conference is Thursday from 8am to 4pm at UNCW’s Burney Center. 

Details: feastdowneast.org

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Midday Interview -2/3/14
1:18 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Midday Interview: Sunday Baroque Host Suzanne Bona

Suzanne Bona
Bona

In a special edition of WHQR's midday interviews, classical music host Pat Marriott spoke with Sunday Baroque host Suzanne Bona. Sazanne will be a special guest in Wilmington this weekend for "A Sunday Baroque Weekend," featuring various musical and social events with the long-time, popular radio host.

Full details for "A Sunday Baroque Weekend" events are available here. 

 

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Midday Interview -1/31/14
2:18 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Midday Interview: Olympia Yarger

Marriott and Yarger at WHQR
Jason Hess

Regular classical host and guest interviewer Pat Marriott interviws Olympia Yarger, who leads a group that supports families of Marine Special Operations Command.  They’re having a Valentine’s Day Dance and fundraiser and want WHQR listeners to have all the event details.  

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Midday Interview -1/28/14
1:26 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Midday Interview: Actors Khawon Porter and Paul Teal on the Play "Big River"

Khawon Porter, Jemila Ericson, and Paul Teal
Jason Hess

 

Paul Teal plays Huck Finn and Khawon Porter plays Jim in the Tony Award-winning musical Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, being presented by Thalian Association Community Theatre.  It opens Thursday night and runs for two weekends on the mainstage of Thalian Hall.  Shows are Thursday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3.  For tickets, call 910-632-2285.  

Note: The Opening Night Performance for Thursday, Jan 30th, has been cancelled due to dangerous road conditions. 

 

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