For today’s midday interview, Gina Gambony visited the rehearsal of the New Horizons Band at UNCW.
The New Horizons Band is performing with the UNCW Wind Symphony on Tuesday, April 29 at Kenan Auditorium in a performance titled Made in America. The show features traditional American Music. To find out more about the show, or if you are thinking about dusting off your own instrument, visit newhorizonsbandwilmington.org. Tickets $5.35; children and UNCW students free.
Artist and educator Bob Rankin, the judge of Wilmington Art Association’s 32nd Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale, was my guest. The show runs Friday and Saturday from 10 to 5 and Sunday from 10 to 4 at the Hannah Block Historic USO. WilmingtonArt.org
Ed Wagenseller is directing the absurdist play Ubu Rex for UNCW Department of Theatre. It opens tonight and runs for two weekends: Thursday-Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2 on the Mainstage of the Cultural Arts Building. Tickets available through the Kenan Box Office: 962-3500.
Jude Eden and Peggy Pancoe Rosoff stopped by to speak with us about the Wilmington Jewish Film Festival being held this Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at Thalian Hall. Full details available on their Facebook Page.
Anne Clinard Barnhill has written several books; her latest is Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter. She will be at Old Books on Front Street on Sunday afternoon at 3:00, dressed in Tudor clothing, to read from and sign copies of her book. Listen to the interview with WHQR's Jemila Ericson.
"We're just trying to do everything we can to make our personal and professional lives as authentic as possible." -Ben Wright
Guest Midday Interview host Bob Workmon spoke with artistic director of The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Steven Errante and Broadway star Ben Wright about Broadway Then & Now. Listen to the interview to get all of the vital details on the event. The evening will feature Ben and Amy Wright. More information available here.
Kevin Lee-Y Green is the founder and artistic director of Techmoja Theatre and Dance Company. He is directing and choreographing the show For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. The three performances are Friday and Saturday at 8, and Sunday at 3 at the Red Barn Studio Theatre, 1122 South Third.
Tickets are $15, available by calling 910-341-7860.