Midday Interviews

Midday Interview - July 18, 2013
1:26 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Midday Interview: Brunswick Little Theatre, "Beauty and the Beast"

Rachel Lewis-Hilburn talks with director Debbie Skillman and choreographer Bev Veenker about Brunswick Little Theatre’s production of Beauty and the Beast. The show runs July 26-August 4 at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College.

For more information and to purchase tickets, go to brunswicklittletheatre.com

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Midday Interview -July 19, 2013
1:02 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Midday Interview: Cleve Callison on Sacred Harp Singing

"Africa" is a popular Sacred Harp tune

  On Friday I visited with Cleve Callison, WHQR’s Station Manager, about his passion for Sacred Harp music.  Sacred Harp is a type of shape-note singing that became popular in the mid-1800’s as a way for people who don’t read music to learn hymns and sing together.  A local group of Sacred Harp singers is forming; their next meeting will be at Cameron Art Museum on Sunday, July 28th from 2 to 4pm.

 

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Midday Interview -July 18, 2013
10:44 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Midday Interview: Lan Nichols on the Cape Fear Blues Festival

Lan Nichols, host of Front Street Blues on WHQR and leader of the band Tommy B and the Stingers, tells us about all the great events coming up next Friday through Sunday during the 18th Annual Cape Fear Blues Festival, July 26-28.  For details and tickets, visit capefearblues.org or call 910-350-8822.

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Midday Interview -July 16, 2013
2:21 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Midday Interview: Father Michael Oleksa Speaks in MC Erny Gallery

Father Michael Oleksa (officially Rev. Dr. Michael Oleksa), an Orthodox priest who has lived and served in Alaska for 43 years, will be speaking tonight, July 16th at 7:00 in WHQR’s MC Erny Gallery.  He is a fascinating storyteller, anthropologist and educator whose mission is to foster greater understanding across boundaries of race and culture.  His work has been featured on PBS in a four-part documentary. He’s a bit of a stand-up comic, so don’t miss his talk!  

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Midday Interviews -July 12, 2013
2:05 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Midday Interview: Dan Brawley, Director of Cucalorus

Dan Brawley is the director of Cucalorus, Wilmington’s homegrown but internationally known film festival. The festival is held in November, but submissions are being accepted right now.  There is also Surfalorus next week, and Cucalorus Camp in late July.  More details available at Cucalorus.org

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Midday Interview -July 11, 2013
3:02 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Midday Interview: Film Professor Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer is a professor of film studies at UNCW and an acclaimed author.  His latest publication is Directory of World Cinema: France.  He’ll host a book launch on  Sunday from 5-7pm at Pomegranate Books, 4418 Park Avenue, Wilmington.  

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Midday Interviews
2:32 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Midday Interview: "Night at the Museum" at Cape Fear Museum of Science and History

Amy Kilgore Mangus of Cape Fear Museum of History and Science talks with us about a family-friendly Night at the Museum.

 More info: capefearmuseum.com Saturday, July 20, 6-9pm.Cape Fear Museum of History and Science814 Market St  Wilmington, NC 28401(910) 798-4370

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Midday Interview -July 2, 2013
10:45 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Midday Interview: Opera House Theater Presents RENT

Opera House Theatre Company presents RENT, opening Wednesday and running for three weekends. Director Kendra Goehring-Garrett and actor/singer Tyler Simmons tell us about the show. 

See RENT performed on the following dates: Friday, July 5  - Sunday, July 7Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 14

Friday, July 19 – Sunday, July 21 

All shows are at 8pm on Thalian Hall’s Mainstage, except for Sunday matinees at 3pm. 

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Midday Interview -July 3, 2013
2:30 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Midday Interview: Writer/Actor Zach Hanner

Hanner Plays a Tune

Zach Hanner visits the WHQR studios to talk with us all about TheatreNOW’s latest show, County Cookin’ with the Good Ol’ Boys. He even played and sang the theme song for us!  

TheatreNOW is at 10th and Dock Streets.  For the Saturday shows, which run through August 17, the doors open at 6pm and the show is at 7pm.  Tickets are available at TheatreWilmington.com

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Midday Interview - June 27, 2013
1:00 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Midday Interview: Forward Motion Dance Company Annual Performance

Forward Motion Dance Company presents its Annual Performance.  

Forward Motion founder/choreographer/dancer Tracey Varga and cellist/composer Jude Eden told us about the program featuring a new piece to the music of the late William “Paco” Strickland and his Fabulous Flying Flamenco Brothers, and a new work performed to live music composed and played by Jude Eden.  

Performances are at 8pm, tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Art Center.  Tickets available at 910-341-7860. 

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