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Wednesday on CoastLine: The New Legislative Session Begins…

On Wednesday’s CoastLine , the 2019-2020 North Carolina Legislature session starts January 30 th . Four legislators from the region are here to talk about priorities – and they’re taking your questions…

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 Saturday, January 26th marks Wilmington's 17th annual DocuTime one-day documentary film festival.

DocuTime has established a solid reputation for bringing acclaimed documentaries to the big screen in Wilmington and allowing a dedicated community of documentary-lovers to have a full day of award-winning, enlightening enjoyment.

All day passes and tickets for individual film can be purchased at the door. 


On Thursday’s CoastLine, Wilmington native Abraham Galloway, an escaped slave turned spy for the Union Army, eventually became a North Carolina Senator in 1868. We’ll discuss his compelling life story with biographer David Cecelski.

Trust in the federal government is in the low double digits.  That’s according to a September 2018 Gallup Poll.   It’s not a sudden phenomenon, though.  

Vince Winkel

The cost of affordable housing in the Cape Fear region keeps on rising. Average rental prices jumped more than 5 percent in Wilmington last year, according to rental aggregator Apartment List. That’s above the rest of the state, and the country. The Cape Fear Housing Coalition addressed the issue at its annual housing and legislative breakfast this morning.

Katelyn Freund

Soft Opening: January 25, 2019

Artist's Reception: February 22, 2019

Show Closing: March 8, 2019

The next edition of WHQR's Soup To Nuts Live! will feature local band Stray Local on Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 pm (doors open 6:30 pm) in the MC Erny Gallery at 254 N. Front St. in downtown Wilmington. Price: $10 suggested donation at the door.Reserve a seat by sending an email to or call 910-343-1640 during regular business hours. EDIT: SOLD OUT! All seats have been reserved!

Vince Winkel

There is a new sand mine in the works in Castle Hayne. Construction in the area needs sand. This project would create a lot of it. But the location of the mine has people concerned.  There is push back from residents on the proposal.

Shervin Lainez

WHQR and Chamber Music Wilmington present a Masterclass with the Aizuri String Quartet from the Metropolitan Museum in New York, on Sunday, January 27th at 1pm in the MC Erny Gallery.  

Register HERE, before it fills up! (**Details below**)


Most Americans believe they are discriminated against for their race, gender, or sexual orientation.  

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Jews in Scotland are talking in greater numbers about leaving the country over a rise in anti-semitism there.  The Director of the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities told the Australian Herald Sunday that “Many Jews actively discuss leaving Scotland because they feel alienated, vulnerable and not at home.”


For as long as he can remember, Tommy Tomlinson has understood his identity as inseparable from his body.

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January 26
9:30a-5p UNCW King Hall 601 South College
General Admission: $7 (All-Day Pass $22)
Seniors: $5 (All-Day Pass $17)
Students FREE with ID


Cinematique Presents: "At Eternity's Gate"

January 28 - 30
M - W @ 7
additional show W @ 4
Thalian Hall Theatre

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