Midday Interviews

Midday Interview - June 26, 2013
4:09 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Midday Interview: Master Quilter, Maggie Earley

Maggie Earley

Maggie Earley is a master quilter who creates vivid works of art.  Her exhibit, Quilting Outside the Blocks, will be featured in our MC Erny Gallery for a month, starting with a Fourth Friday Gallery Night reception, this Friday from 6 to 9pm

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Midday Interview - June 25, 2013
2:08 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Midday Interview: The Hippie Ball 2013

Jimmy Pierce, Director of the non-profit Kids Making It, told us all about The Hippie Ball!  This is “the best party of the summer” by all accounts, and features music by Steady Eddie, catering by Bon Appetit, live and silent auctions.  It’s Saturday night from 6:30 until…at the Brooklyn Arts Center.  Tickets are $45, available through Etix.

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Midday Interview - June 21, 2013
1:57 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Midday Interview: Sophie Amelkin & Heather Bobeck duet recital

Soprano and actress Sophie Amelkin is giving a duet recital with her friend and colleague Heather Bobeck on Saturday at 7pm at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk, Wrightsville Beach.  Pianist Joseph Hughes is also on the program.  Sophie and Heather are hoping to raise funds for their upcoming graduate studies.  

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Midday Interview - June 18, 2013
1:40 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Midday Interview: Summer art classes at Cameron Art Museum

Georgia Mastroieni and Kirah Van Sickle tell us about the summer arts classes and workshops for all ages at Cameron Art Museum.  For more information, visit CameronArtMuseum.com or call 910-395-5999 and ask for Keith.

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Midday Interview - June 12, 2013
2:31 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Midday Interview: "High School Musical" comes to Wilmington

David T. Loudermilk directs and choreographs Disney’s High School Musical for Thalian Association Children’s Theatre.  The show runs Thursday and Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 3pm and 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm at the Hannah Block Historic USO at 2nd and Orange.  Tickets are $12, available by calling 910-251-1788.  For more information, visit Thalian.org

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Midday Interview - June 6, 2013
1:59 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Midday Interview: Author Jim Dodson

Today Barbara Bush talked with Jim Dodson, author of ten award-winning books and editor of Salt Magazine.  He will be at Old Books on Front Street this Sunday afternoon at 3:30.   

Midday Interview - June 5, 2013
2:40 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Midday Interview: "The Bookman's Tale"

Today Bob Workmon spoke with with North Carolina author Charlie Lovett about his novel of romance and mystery, The Bookman’s Tale.  The story tells of a man haunted by memories of his dead wife, stirred from mourning by a mysterious portrait, and intrigued by a renewed debate about the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays. 

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Midday Interview - June 4, 2013
1:45 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Midday Interview: Wilmington premiere of "Les Miserables"

Suellen Yates and Jon Berry

Opera House Theatre Company presents the Wilmington premiere of Les Miserables on the mainstage of Thalian Hall.  It runs Wednesday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm this week; it runs the next two weekends Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3.  I spoke with director Suellen Yates and star Jon Berry (who plays Jean Valjean).  Tickets available at thalianhall.org  or  632-2285.

Midday Interview - May 29, 2013
3:30 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Midday Interview: "The Food-Faith-Climate Change Connection"

Susannah Tuttle, director of North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light, will present a program tonight in the Parish Hall of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. It’s called Sacred Foodscapes & Faith: The Food-Faith-Climate Change Connection. Ed Ablard of the church vestry outreach gave us details about the event, which includes networking at 5:00, a light supper at 5:30, and the program at 6:00.  Free, but donations accepted.  St. Paul’s is at 16 North 16th Street in Wilmington. 

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Midday Interview - May 28, 2013
1:47 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Midday Interview: "Venus in Fur"

Imaginary Theatre Company presents Venus in Fur by David Ives.  Director Lee Lowrimore and actress Anna Stromberg tell us about this daring, erotic, mysterious comic drama.  It stars Anna Stromberg and Mike O’Neill.

The show opens this week at Cape Fear Playhouse, 613 Castle Street.  It runs Thursday-Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3 through June 23.  Tickets at BigDawgProductions.org

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