Midday Interviews

Midday Interview - Nov. 21, 2012
2:45 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Virginia Belser and David Norris - "A Sense of Place"

I spoke today with the two artists whose exhibit A Sense of Place opens this Friday night from 6 to 9 for Fourth Friday Gallery Night -- Virginia Belser and David Norris.

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Midday Interview - Nov. 20, 2012
2:07 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

"A Christmas Carol" at TheatreNOW

Today I spoke with Hank Toler from TheatreNOW.  The company is putting on a 5-person adaptation of A Christmas Carol.  It previews this Friday and Saturday with a 3-course meal; tickets $38.  The show continues every Friday and Saturday through December 22 with a 4-course Victorian Christmas meal; tickets $48.  The doors open at 5:30; the show begins at 6:30.

For information and reservations visit  TheatreWilmington.com  or call  910-399-NOW (910-399-3669).

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Midday Interview - November 11, 2012
3:52 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Plenty of holiday fun with with Elizabeth Hester and Kim Kelley

I spoke today with Elizabeth Hester, Executive Director of the Wilmington Ballet Company, about the December 1 & 2 full-length production of The Nutcracker.  And Kim Kelly from Cameron Art Museum talked about how a Wilmington tradition is being revived and brought to the CAM – The Cape Fear Festival of Trees, November 24-December 2.  d  cape fear festival of trees.org

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Midday Interview - November 15, 2012
3:35 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

"In His Stead - A Father's War" with author Judith Sanders

Pat Marriott interviewed author Judith Sanders about her novel In His Stead – A Father’s War.  Judith will be at Pomegranate Books tonight at 7:00 to read from and sign copies of her book. 

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Midday Interview - Nov. 14, 2012
5:01 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Free Cape Fear Chorale Concert

Today I talked with Jerry Cribbs, founder and director of Cape Fear Chorale.  The chorale will be joined by an orchestra for a free concert on Sunday afternoon at 4 at Grace United Methodist Church.  The concert features Vivaldi’s Gloria, Schubert’s Magnificat and one of Handel’s Coronation OverturesCapeFearChorale.org

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Midday Interview - November 1, 2012
1:50 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

"Losing My Sister: A Memoir"

I talked with Judy Goldman about her book Losing My Sister: A Memoir.  Judy will be at B’nai Israel Synagogue tonight at 7:00 to give a free reading.  She paint a vivid picture of growing up in South Carolina in a close-knit family, and how she and her older sister Brenda experienced three rifts in their relationship.  The book is beautifully written; I highly recommend it.

More information:
JudyGoldman.com
BlairPub.com

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Midday Interview - October 30, 2012
1:00 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Compagnie de Danse

Our guests today were Jean-Rene Delsoin, Artistic Director of Compagnie de Danse Jean-Rene Delsoin… with company and tour manager Mario LaMothe of the U.S. State Department’s Center Stage initiative.  The company is hosting a Community Drum Circle and Dance Demonstration open to the public tomorrow from noon to one at UNCW’s outdoor amphitheater.  The company’s final performance is Friday night at 8 at Kenan Auditorium at UNCW.  A reception follows.  Tickets: Kenan Box Office, 962-3500.  Info and tix also at uncw.edu.arts

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Midday Interview - October 23, 2012
1:00 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Nosferatu

I talked with amazing organist Dorothy Papadakos, who will show the 1922 film noir classic Nosferatu at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 30 at St. Paul Episcopal Church at 16th and Market.  Dorothy will provide improvisational organ accompaniment for the silent film.  It is quite scary; no children under 12 please.  Come in costume!  Tickets available ahead of time from the church at 910-762-4578 or spechruch.com 

Midday Interview - October 5, 2012
3:58 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Poplar Grove Plantation's Halloween Festival

Jeanne Walker of Poplar Grove Plantation told us about their biggest event of the year, the Halloween Festival!  It’s spread over two weekends this year, October 12-14 and October 19-21.  We also chatted about an event later this month called Happy Tails Dog Expo on October 28.

More information at PoplarGrovePlantation.com

Midday Interview - September 28, 2012
3:37 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Thalian Community Theatre production of "9 to 5"

Director Mike Thompson and actress/singer/dancer Heather Setzler, spoke all about Thalian Association Community Theatre’s production of the Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5.  The show runs tonight and Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3.  Also next week, Thursday through Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3 on Thalian Hall’s mainstage.

Tickets are available at Thalian.org.

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