Midday Interviews

Midday Interview -2/6/14
3:30 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Novelist Wiley Cash

Ericson and Cash in Studio 1 @ WHQR
Jason Hess

Author Wiley Cash will be WHQR's guest on March 17th for a Prologue Book Talk.  He talks about his experiences as a writer, and about his second novel which was just released a week ago – This Dark Road to Mercy.
 

More information about Wiley Cash and his writing available at WileyCash.com

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Midday Interview -2/4/14
3:06 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Choir Director and Educator Marva Robinson

Marva Robinson in-studio @ WHQR
Jason Hess

 

Singer, choir director, educator, and guest artist Marva Robinson tells us about a special concert by the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra this Saturday at 8 at Kenan Auditorium.  The Williston Alumni Community Choir and the Student Concerto Competition Winners join the symphony for A Change is Gonna Come, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act (in July 1964 by President Lyndon Baines Johnson). 

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Midday Interview -2/5/14
1:34 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Midday Interview: Co-Founder of Feast Down East

WHQR's Studio 1 Webcam

Dr. Leslie Hossfeld is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Feast Down East.  The 4th Annual Feast Down East Conference is Thursday from 8am to 4pm at UNCW’s Burney Center. 

Details: feastdowneast.org

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Midday Interview -2/3/14
1:18 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Midday Interview: Sunday Baroque Host Suzanne Bona

Suzanne Bona
Bona

In a special edition of WHQR's midday interviews, classical music host Pat Marriott spoke with Sunday Baroque host Suzanne Bona. Sazanne will be a special guest in Wilmington this weekend for "A Sunday Baroque Weekend," featuring various musical and social events with the long-time, popular radio host.

Full details for "A Sunday Baroque Weekend" events are available here. 

 

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Midday Interview -1/31/14
2:18 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Midday Interview: Olympia Yarger

Marriott and Yarger at WHQR
Jason Hess

Regular classical host and guest interviewer Pat Marriott interviws Olympia Yarger, who leads a group that supports families of Marine Special Operations Command.  They’re having a Valentine’s Day Dance and fundraiser and want WHQR listeners to have all the event details.  

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Midday Interview -1/28/14
1:26 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Midday Interview: Actors Khawon Porter and Paul Teal on the Play "Big River"

Khawon Porter, Jemila Ericson, and Paul Teal
Jason Hess

 

Paul Teal plays Huck Finn and Khawon Porter plays Jim in the Tony Award-winning musical Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, being presented by Thalian Association Community Theatre.  It opens Thursday night and runs for two weekends on the mainstage of Thalian Hall.  Shows are Thursday-Saturday at 8, Sunday at 3.  For tickets, call 910-632-2285.  

Note: The Opening Night Performance for Thursday, Jan 30th, has been cancelled due to dangerous road conditions. 

 

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Midday Interview -1/24/14
12:52 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Midday Interview: Joyce Edwards and Marianna Stacy of Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival

Studio 1 at WHQR

 

Joyce Edwards and Marianna Stacy are co-chairs for the annual Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival, taking place this year from January 31 - February 2 (this Friday through Sunday) at the Coastline Event Center, 503 Nutt Street.  

Proceeds are used to address the unmet needs of senior citizens in our community.  Details at WilmingtonWineAndChocolateFestival.com

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Midday Interview -1/23/14
3:45 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Midday Interview: John Staton and Jeff Phillips on Theatre Awards

Staton and Phillips in Sudio 1 at WHQR
WHQR

My guests were John Staton, Features Editor for the Star News, and Jeff Phillips, star of many Opera House Theatre Company shows.  They told us all about tonight’s Third Annual Star News Media Theatre Awards.

Red carpet arrivals at Thalian Hall start at 7; the show begins at 8 – with Jeff as emcee of a full production that includes sets, lights, costumes, and an orchestra led by Lorene Walsh.  

Tickets are $15, available at ThalianHall.com or from the box office at 632-2285.

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Midday Interview -1/22/14
3:20 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Midday Interview: Paula Haller on DocuTime 2014 Film Festival

A Slide Featuring the Four Feature Films for DocuTime 2014
Credit WHQR Studios

 

Documentary filmmaker and producer Paula Haller describes all the great films that will be part of DocuTime 2014 this Saturday from 10 to 7 at UNCW’s King Hall Auditorium. 

Visit this website for full details!

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Midday Interview -1/21/14
3:07 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Midday Interview: Artists Shannon Bourne and Diane Hause

Ericson, House, and Bourne at WHQR
WHQR

 

Diane Hause and Shannon Bourne talk about their processes as artists and about their show at WHQR called "Interconnections".  The show is in the MC Erny Gallery until February 7.  

They invite you to come meet them and view their work during the Fourth Friday Reception from 6 to 9 on Friday, January 24th.

 

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