Midday Interviews

Midday Interview -5/9/14
2:33 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Midday Interview: Author Kevin Maurer on "Hunting Che"

The Midday Interview With Kevin Maurer
Staff

I had the opportunity to interview author Kevin Maurer about his book Hunting Che. Maurer spoke about his writing process, his intentions for the book, and the challenges of research. Maurer will be in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR on Monday, May 12th for a Prologue discussion with Ben Steelman of Star News. Learn more about Maurer and his work on his author website.

If you enjoyed this interview, check out the links below for previous author interviews.

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Midday Interview -5/7/14
1:34 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Midday Interview: Rhonda Bellamy and Annie Gray Johnston on "The Designer Showhouse"

Bellamy and Johnston at WHQR

 

Today I talked with Rhonda Bellamy and Annie Gray Johnston about The Designer Showhouse, a fund-raiser for The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.  

Details and tickets at artswilmington.org

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Midday Interview -5/6/14
12:49 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Midday Interview: UNCW’s MarineQuest's Diane Talley on 2014 Summer Programs

Studio 1 at WHQR
Staff

On Tusday, May 6th I talked with Diane Talley, who founded UNCW’s MarineQuest thirty years ago.  It’s going strong, with summer programs starting June 14.  Early registration is encouraged at uncw.edu/MarineQuest.

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Midday Interview -5/1/14
3:36 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Ashley Relf of Bellamy Mansion Museum on Wilmington Wine and Food Festival

 

Ashley Relf, Operations Manager for the Bellamy Mansion Museum, told us all about the Wilmington Wine & Food Festival which begins tonight and runs through Sunday.  WilmingtonWineAndFood.com

 

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Midday Interview -4/25/14
3:08 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Midday Interview: Dr. Phil Garwood and Diana Corbett on Saturday's The Flytrap Frolic

 

Dr. Phil Garwood and Diana Corbett invite us to the 4th Annual Flytrap Frolic, a celebration of native plants.  It’s from 9 to 1 on Saturday at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden behind Alderman Elementary School.  The family-friendly event is free!  

Details: Coastallandtrust.org  or  910-790-4524, ext. 209

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Midday Interview -4/22/14
3:22 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Midday Interview: Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) On His Memoir

Stuard Namm and his wife Nancy @WHQR
Staff

Guest interviewer Jason Hess spoke with Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) about his memoir A Whistleblower's Lament: The Perverted Pursuit of Justice in the State of New York. Namm spoke about his experience as a judge in Suffolk County, New York and the tribulations he encountered in his attempts to expose and reform certain aspects of the justice system during his 16 years as a judge. 

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Midday Interview -4/18/14
10:49 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Midday Interview: Anne Langan and Leslie Hossfeld

Anne Langan from Friends of the Library and Leslie Hossfeld from UNCW tell us about an upcoming visit from renowned folklorist Dr. William Ferris.  His free presentation at 2:00 on Saturday, April 26 at the Northeast Library is titled The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists.  

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Midday Interview -4/16/14
4:50 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Susan Fennell and Penny Spicer-Sidbury of the YWCA

Jemila spoke with Susan Fennell, Executive Director of the local YWCA  and Penny Spicer-Sidbury, Chair of the YWCA Lower Cape Fear Stand Against Racism and Continnental Gala. The event will be held on May 3rd. Full information is available online here. 

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Midday Interview -4/17/14
4:37 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Kendra Goehring-Garrett on Gala 2014: Making Legends Local

Studio 1 at WHQR
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Amy Feath of Carousel Center and local singer/actress Kendra Goehring-Garrett tell us all about Gala 2014: Making Legends Local, a benefit for the center happening Saturday, April 26 at Thalian Hall. 

Info: carouselcenter.org

 

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Midday Interview -4/15/14
11:11 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Gina Gambony Visits with New Horizons Band of Wilmington

Credit New Horizons Band Wilmington

 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.

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