Midday Interviews

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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Midday Interview -2/19/14
3:39 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Midday Interview: Beverly Andrews on Local Scholarships for Young Musicians

Beverly Andrews in-studio at WHQR
Staff

Beverly Andrews is the Concert Master for Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. She is also Chair of the fundraising committee for the Thursday Morning Music Club. Each year, that group offers two $500 scholarships to young musicians to further their studies. The application deadline is this Sunday, February 23. 

Juniors and seniors in high school in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties may apply by contacting Beverly directly: Beverlyhandrews@gmail.com

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Midday Interview -2/18/14
1:02 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Midday Interview: Ray Kennedy and Kendra Goehring-Garrett on an Upcoming Production of "Evita"

Studio 1 at WHQR
WHQR Staff

Director Ray Kennedy and actress Kendra Goehring-Garrett visited with Jemila to talk about the upcoming presentation of Evita, the opening production for the 2014 season from Opera House Theatre Company.

Full schedule and details available here.
 

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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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