Midday Interview

Midday Interview -11/8/13
4:20 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Midday Interview: Nicki Leone and Rebecca Lee of North Carolina Writers' Network

Lee and Leone in Sudio 1 at WHQR

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. 

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Midday Interview -11/5/13
3:50 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Midday Interview: American Association of University Women to Host Author Luncheon

Gamboni, Leimer, and Apple at WHQR

Sandy Apple and Phyllis Leimer from the American Association of University Women stopped in to the WHQR Studios to speak with guest announcer and interviewer Gina Gamboni.

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Midday Interview -11/6/13
1:56 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Midday Interview: Kimberly Paul and Frank Roberts, "Honor Flight" Screens Saturday

Paul and Roberts


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.

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Midday Interview -11/1/13
1:55 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Director Tom Briggs and Joe Gallison on "Other Desert Cities"

Briggs and Gallison at WHQR


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.

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Midday Interview -10/31/13
1:43 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: "Dr. Rocks," Phillip Garwood on Native American Heritage Month

Dr. Phillip Garwood


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

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Midday Interview -10/30/13
1:12 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Daphne Holmes of CAM

Holmes in studio at WHQR


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

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Midday Interview -10/25/13
12:39 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Coastal Carolina Plein Air Painters

Jamison and Geisel


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.

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Midday Interview -10/24/13
12:09 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Karole Armitage

Armitage in WHQR Studios


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.

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Midday Interview -10/22/13
1:00 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Midday Interview: Meira Warshauer, Composer

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.  

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Midday Interview -10/18/13
10:42 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Midday Interview: Tim Koch of Carolina Vocal Arts Ensemble


Carolina Vocal Arts Ensemble, directed byFriday’s guest Tim Koch, presents Annelies by British composer James Whitbourn.  Starring soprano Arianna Zukerman, Annelies is the first major choral setting of the diary of Anne Frank.  

Performances are Saturday at 4 pm at Seaside United Methodist Church in Sunset Beach and Sunday at 4 pm at Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach.  For more information and tickets, visit CarolinaMasterChorale.com or call 843-444-5774.

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