Rhonda Bellamy

Eno Publishers

The recently-published anthology, 27 Views of Wilmington: The Port City in Prose and Poetry, compiles literary pieces from 27 accomplished, local writers – in addition to an introduction by Celia Rivenbark.   It’s produced by Eno Publishers -- a very small non-profit that puts out about two books a year.  27 Views of Wilmington is the last in the 27 Views series, which now has eight different editions, spotlighting Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Ashevil

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October is National Arts & Humanities Month. Creative conversations are taking place around the country on the impact of arts in local communities. Here in the Cape Fear region, the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County is gathering public input during its Ears on the Arts listening tour. WHQR’s Isabelle Shepherd sat down with Rhonda Bellamy, Executive Director of the Arts Council, to learn more about these events. 

Isabelle Shepherd: What was the goal of this listening tour?  

 

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

Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County

Today, Duke Energy announced its gift of $25,000 for the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.  

The Cape Fear Economic Development Council opened their first conference of the year with the phrase: my 2013 New Year’s resolution is…

Six panelists plucked from diverse positions in the community explored the need for and the pathways to economic growth in the Greater Wilmington Area. 

And while they acknowledged the issues that keep them up at night, the words “collaboration” and “partnership” recurred as a common theme. 

Thirteen local arts organizations are the lucky beneficiaries of money from the new Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County. 

When many people think of the arts, they think of creative geniuses, bohemian characters – perhaps even flightiness or fluff.

The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County has a new Executive Director.