Midday Interview

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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Midday Interview -1/24/14
12:52 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Midday Interview: Joyce Edwards and Marianna Stacy of Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival

Studio 1 at WHQR

 

Joyce Edwards and Marianna Stacy are co-chairs for the annual Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival, taking place this year from January 31 - February 2 (this Friday through Sunday) at the Coastline Event Center, 503 Nutt Street.  

Proceeds are used to address the unmet needs of senior citizens in our community.  Details at WilmingtonWineAndChocolateFestival.com

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Midday Interview -1/23/14
3:45 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Midday Interview: John Staton and Jeff Phillips on Theatre Awards

Staton and Phillips in Sudio 1 at WHQR
WHQR

My guests were John Staton, Features Editor for the Star News, and Jeff Phillips, star of many Opera House Theatre Company shows.  They told us all about tonight’s Third Annual Star News Media Theatre Awards.

Red carpet arrivals at Thalian Hall start at 7; the show begins at 8 – with Jeff as emcee of a full production that includes sets, lights, costumes, and an orchestra led by Lorene Walsh.  

Tickets are $15, available at ThalianHall.com or from the box office at 632-2285.

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Midday Interview -1/22/14
3:20 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Midday Interview: Paula Haller on DocuTime 2014 Film Festival

A Slide Featuring the Four Feature Films for DocuTime 2014
Credit WHQR Studios

 

Documentary filmmaker and producer Paula Haller describes all the great films that will be part of DocuTime 2014 this Saturday from 10 to 7 at UNCW’s King Hall Auditorium. 

Visit this website for full details!

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Midday Interview -1/21/14
3:07 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Midday Interview: Artists Shannon Bourne and Diane Hause

Ericson, House, and Bourne at WHQR
WHQR

 

Diane Hause and Shannon Bourne talk about their processes as artists and about their show at WHQR called "Interconnections".  The show is in the MC Erny Gallery until February 7.  

They invite you to come meet them and view their work during the Fourth Friday Reception from 6 to 9 on Friday, January 24th.

 

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Midday Interview -1/2/14
11:27 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Midday Interview: Michael Goins and Bill Morrison on Local Beekeeping

Studio 1 at WHQR

 

Jemila interviewed Michael Goins and Bill Morrison about New Hanover County Beekeepers and the bee keeping hobby in general. Listen to this lively interview on one of the hot ecological topics today. 

Interested in learning more? Contact the NHC Beekeepers by using the following email address: honeybee@coastalnet.com

 

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Midday Interview -1/16/14
3:09 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Hollis Brigs on Local MLK Jr. Day Events

Hollis Briggs Jr. (left) and Hollis Briggs

 

Hollis Briggs is the Event Chair for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Wilmington.  Events began this past Monday and continue through this coming Monday, which is the official holiday.  

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Midday Interview -1/15/14
1:19 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Midday Interview: Author Tim O'Brien

O'Brien with Hess at WHQR
Big Read of Wilmington

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. 

More information on the work of Tim O'Brien can be found online here. The Big Read of Wilmington has a full schedule of events online here.

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Midday Interview -1/14/14
12:37 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Midday Interview: John Grudzien and Steve Vernon on "Pole Vaulting Over Skyscrapers"

Grudzien and Vernon in The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR
WHQR

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.

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Midday Interview -1/9/14
11:53 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Midday Interview: Kemp Burdette on Striper Fest 2014

Studio 1 at WHQR, AKA "Where the Magic Happens...."
WHQR

 

Cape Fear River Watch hosts its annual fundraising festival called Striper Fest on Friday and Saturday, January 17th and 18th

River Keeper Kemp Burdette told us about the work of CFRW and about the fun activities coming up to celebrate and support the river that plays such an important role in our lives.

 

More information on Cape Fear River Watch and Striper Fest 2014

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