North Carolina Writer’s Network Annual Fall Conference will be held November 15-17, next Friday through Sunday in Wrightsville Beach. Guest Midday Interview host Jason Hess interviewed author Rebecca Lee and Nicki Leone about the writing life, the conference, and how writers can get involved with the conference.
Kimberly Paul of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Frank Roberts of New Hanover County Veterans Council told us about the film Honor Flight: One Last Mission. It will be shown in honor of local WWII veterans on Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day) from 3 to 5 pm at the Wilmington Convention Center. For more information on Honor Flights, go to ILMHonorFlight.org. For more info on the film, go to LCFH.org and look under Events.
Director Tom Briggs and actor Joe Gallison told us about Other Desert Cities, making its Wilmington premiere tonight at the Red Barn Studio Theatre for Thalian Association. Tickets are available by calling (910) 251-1788.
Dr. Phillip Garwood, an award-winning professor of geology at Cape Fear Community College who is known to his students as “Dr. Rocks,” is one of the founders of CFCC’s Native American Heritage Month. For information on the events coming up throughout November, go to CFCC.edu/NAHM
Daphne Holmes of Cameron Art Museum invited us all to Celebrate New Orleans at a series of events last Friday-Sunday, wrapping up the exhibit Well-Suited: The Costumes of Alonzo V. Wilson for HBO’s Treme. Details at CameronArtMuseum.com
WHQR’s MC Erny Gallery opened a new art exhibit on Friday, October 25th with a reception from 6 to 9. Two of the twelve artists featured in Coastal Carolina En Plein Air were my guests: Joanne Geisel and Barbara Bear Jamison.
WHQR will again host the artists featured in Coastal Carolina En Plein Air, during a Fourth Friday Reception on November 22nd from 6-9PM in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR. More info available here.
Armitage Gone! Dance presented Fables on Global Warming, Saturday (10/26/13) at 8 pm at Kenan Auditorium. Choreographer Karole Armitage joined us to talk about it. For details and tickets, visit UNCW.edu/arts or call 910-962-3500.
Meira Warshauer grew up in Wilmington. She is now a composer. One of her works will be featured at UNCW this week: Ocean Calling, a work for two pianos that uses not only the keyboards but also the internal strings. Norman Bemelmans and Elizabeth Loparits perform the piece Thursday night at 7:30 at Beckwith Recital Hall.
For more information and tickets, visit UNCW.edu/Arts, or call 962-3500.