Around Town With Rhonda Bellamy

Rhonda Bellamy speaks with Fidias Reyes, Interim Director of Arts Engagement, about UNCW's Best Seat in the House, a hub for the sharing of live and prerecorded performances of local, regional, and national artists during the coronavirus crisis. 


Todd Carignan, 2020 Official Artist

Rhonda Bellamy speaks with Executive Director Alison Baringer English about The North Carolina Azalea Festival, which has been cancelled due to Covid-19. 


Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Shane Fernando to speak about The Wilson Center's Ghostlight Series, created to support Wilmington local area artists impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.


Rhonda Bellamy sits down with John Staton, Fracaswell Hyman and Maxwell Paige to talk about the upcoming Wilmington Theater Awards on Wednesday, March 11 at Thalian Hall.


Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Rebecca Busch of Cinema Sisters International Film Festival to be held March 6-7 at Jengo's Playhouse.


Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Shelly O'Rourke to talk about WHQR's exhibit "Dash Loves You:" Photography by the late Dashiell Titus Parker.


Rhonda speaks with Ray Kennedy, director of Opera House Theatre's upcoming production of "The Sound of Music."


Rhonda Bellamy speaks with Silivea Johnson, who will direct Voices, the new Community Arts Center Choir for singers of all skill levels. 


Rhonda Bellamy speaks with Kevin Lee-y Green, who is directing the musical "Dreamgirls" on Thalian Hall's Main Stage, February 6-16.


Rhonda Bellamy sits down with director Ken Greenman and also Carolyn Stringer, who will star in Brunswick Little Theatre's production of "The Belle of Amherst", a one-woman show about poet Emily Dickinson January 30 - February 2, 2020.

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Paula Haller, chair of Wilmington's annual DocuTime documentary film festival presented by WHQR Public Media and UNCW Department of Film Studies set for January 25, 2020. 

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with  Sandy Evans to chat about the 40th Annual NC Jazz Festival taking place January 23rd – 25th at Hotel Ballast. 

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Sharon Van Teyens and Toni Radcliffe of the New Hanover Garden Club to talk about Art & The Bloom, a fine art and floral design challenge exhibition taking place January 9th - 12th at the Blockade Runner Resort.

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Ashley Strand, who will discuss his upcoming solo performance of the Gospel According to Mark, King James Live, produced by Alchemical Theatre, Jan 9-11 and 16-18 at Ronald Sachs Violins. 

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Benny Hill to discuss the 3rd Annual Benny Hill Quartet Scholarship Concert featuring trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis from the “First family of Jazz” on Jan 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilson Center.

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Deborah Kaeser, who will lead the AIDS Memorial Quilt Panel-Making Workshop at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center on December 16.

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Jerry Cribbs, artistic director and conductor of Cape Fear Chorale, to discuss Sounds of the Season: Sing Fa La La La. 

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Anne Brennan, executive director of Cameron Art Museum, to discuss Illumination 2019 and other programs and exhibits at the Museum.

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Stephen Meinhold, president of the North Carolina Azalea Festival, and Alison Barringer English, executive director, to talk about the unveiling of the official art this year.

Rhonda sits down with Cucalorus executive director Dan Brawley, who will talk about the film festival's 25th anniversary from Nov. 13-17 at various venues in Wilmington.

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with David Gessner, chair of UNCW's Creative Writing Department, and our own George Scheibner to talk about the memorial and endowed fellowship for the late Phil Furia, writer and creator of WHQR's "The Great American Songbook".  

 

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Carolyn Thomas, of Friends of the Arboretum, to talk about Art at the Arboretum, the largest coastal outdoor art show in North Carolina which takes place November 1-3.

 

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with the director of Pineapple-Shaped Lamps to talk about "Laughing in the Dark", an evening of spooky sketch comedy coming to Thalian Hall this October. 

Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Tony Rivenbark, executive director of Thalian Hall, to talk about "Harlem 100", a multimedia performance by jazz band Mwenso & the Shakes celebrating the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance.  

 

Rhonda sits down with Father Peter Robichau of the organizing committee for the Cape Fear Bluegrass Festival and Jones Smith of Folkstone Stringband.   

Betsy Knowles, co-owner of theArtWorks, and Brian Peterson, acclaimed photographer and long-time curator for the James A. Michener Museum, join Rhonda Bellamy in the studio to discuss his upcoming solo exhibition at The Artworks.  

Barbara McKenzie, co-founder and artistic director of Chamber Music Wilmington, and WHQR's Pat Marriott, honorary advisory board member, join Rhonda Bellamy in the studio to discuss CMW's 25th season.    

Franchon Francees, director of Working Narrative's Coastal Youth Media Project, joins Rhonda Bellamy in the studio to discuss an upcoming Youth Media Training & Journalism Workshop.

Around Town With Rhonda Bellamy: Jazz at CAM

Aug 23, 2019

Daphne Holmes, Curator of Public Programs at the Cameron Art Museum and Primus Robinson, President of the Cape Fear Jazz Society, join Rhonda Bellamy in the studio to discuss the upcoming Jazz at the CAM series and so much more.

Around Town With Rhonda Bellamy: Alisa Harris

Aug 15, 2019

It's the end of an era for Theatre Now, Wilmington's award-winning dinner and children's theater complex and they're going out with a proverbial bang, Clue the Musical. Around Town’s Rhonda Bellamy speaks with Alisa Harris, the owner and producer of Theatre Now.

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