Midday Interviews

Midday Interviews 11/4/14
2:45 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Midday Interview: Kim Williams and Charles Evans on the Long Bay Symphony

Today's guests are from the Long Bay Symphony, a professional organization based in Myrtle Beach, SC. New Executive Director Kim Williams and continuing Artistic Director Charles Evans told us about the orchestra, its chamber music group, its educational outreach programs, and their next concert. On Sunday at 4 pm at Myrtle Beach High School, the Long Bay Symphony will hold their next concert. The program is Tchaikovsky and the Romantic Spirit, featuring the music of Brahms, Victor Herbert and Tchaikovsky.

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Midday Interviews - 10/31/14
11:50 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Midday Interview: Sandy Apple and Mimi Cunningham on "A Lunch with Carolina Authors"

Sandy Apple and Mimi Cunningham invite us to Lunch with Carolina Authors on November 8 at UNCW's Warwick Center. This is a program created by the AAUW - American Association of University Women -  as a way to raise funds for scholarships for women planning to attend UNCW. This year's featured authors are Elaine Orr, Anne Clinard Barnhill, and May-lee Chai. For details please call 910. 313. 1573.  

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Midday Interviews 10/30/14
2:42 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Midday Interview: The 5th Annual Womanless Beauty Pageant

Today's guests were from Opera House Theatre Company, here to discuss their upcoming fabulous fundraiser, The 5th Annual Womanless Beauty Pageant. There is only one performance, this Saturday, November 1 at 8pm. The show will be performed at Thalian Hall's Main Stage, located at 310 Chestnut Street in downtown Wilmington. For tickets please go to the Center Box Office at Thalian Hall, call 910.632.2285, or visit thalianhall.org. *

*There is no audio for this interview. 

Midday Interviews - 10/29/14
2:03 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Midday Interview: Holly Bullard and Meade Van Pelt on The Ministering Circle

Alexa Doran

Meet sisters Holly Bullard and Meade Van Pelt of The Ministering Circle - a non-profit, nondenominational organization that supports health care projects and scholarships in Wilmington. The group, founded in 1888, holds its annual Gourmet Sale of specialty foods, main dishes, baked goods, relishes and pickles made by all 50 women. Items will be on sale for 2 hours only, this Saturday from 10 am to noon at the Elks Club on Oleander. Call 910.762.4060 if you have any questions. 

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Midday Interviews - 10/8/2014
11:56 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Midday Interview: Sheila Webster Boneham on "Catwalk"

**There is no audio for this edition

Sheila Webster Boneham is the author if 17 non-fiction books about animal training, rescue and adoption. Her third animal companion - inspired novel Catwalk is just being released. For more details visit: sheilaboneham.blogspot.com.

Midday Interviews -10/10/14
3:19 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Midday Interview: Rebecca Petruck "Steering Toward Normal"

Jemila and Rebecca
Alexa Doran

Today's guest was UNCW MFA graduate Rebecca Petruck. Her thesis became a book called 'Steering Toward Normal' - a wonderful story of 8th grade boys who unexpectedly turn out to be half brothers. Much of the book concerns what they go through in 4-H club, andraising a steer for the Minnesota State Fair. For details visit RebeccaPetruck.com

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Midday Interviews - 10/8/14
3:48 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Midday Interview: Angie Carl and Bill Walker on "Fire in the Pines" Festival

  Angie Carl is Coastal Fire and Restoration Manager for The Nature Conservancy. Bill Walker is the Area Ranger for the North Carolina Forest Service.  They came to talk about a festival that will be held this Saturday from 11am-3pm in Halyburton Park called Fire in the Pines. it includes a controlled burn demonstration, plus bluegrass music, food, live music, children's activities and more. 

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Midday Interviews 10/3/14
1:48 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Midday Interview: Tony Rivenbark

Tony Rivenbark is the Executive Director of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He was recently honored with the creation of a Roman bust now on display in the lobby, in recognition to his 35 years of service to the hall. Rivenbark tells us about the Main Attraction Series that just launched a new season. Details at ThalianHall.org

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Midday Interviews - 10/2/14
12:41 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Midday Interview: Lynn Seldon on "Virginia's Ring"

Travel and food writer Lynn Seldon, a 1983 graduate of Virginia Military Institute, has written his first novel- based on his experiences at VMI.  Called "Virginia's Ring," it is a moving story that spans two generations. One of the South's most respected authors, Pat Conroy, befriended Lynn and encouraged him to write a book about VMI after Lynn expressed his admiration for Pat's book "Lords of Discipline." "Lords of Discipline" is about another military academy, The Citadel in South Carolina. For more information visit LynnSeldon.com

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Midday Interviews - 9/30/14
11:01 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Midday Interview: Dr. Anne Berkeley and Dr. Charles Grimes on "The Doctor in Spite of Himself"

Dr. Charles Grimes and Dr. Anne Berkeley
Alexa Doran

Today's guests were Director Dr. Anne Berkeley and Dramaturge Dr. Charles Grime on their current performance of the play "The Doctor In Spite of Himself" originally by Moliere and translated by Anre Zaslove. The show opened last week and continues this Thursday - Saturday at 8pm and this Sunday at 2pm. Performances are held at the Mainstage Theatre in the Cultural Arts Center. For tickets call the Kenan Auditorium Box office at 910. 962. 3500. For more information visit uncw.edu.**