Events

News about upcoming WHQR sponsored events.

Cunningham runs from Monday, February 17 thru Wednesday, February 19. Screens this week with an unusual schedule - Monday at 7pm, Tuesday at 4pm ONLY and Wednesday at 4pm and 7pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

NOTE THAT THIS FILM IS BEING SHOWN IN THE SMALLER STEIN THEATRE (please arrive early for best seating). Parasite runs from Monday, February 24 thru Friday, February 28. It screens Monday thru Friday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Stein Theatre.

Judy runs Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3 at 7pm. Little Women screens Wednesday, March 4 at 4pm and 7pm. Both films will appear in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Join us at WHQR for a performance by outstanding pianists from the Wilmington Music Festival on Friday, February 7th at Noon. 

  • Dr. Barry Salwen, Professor of Piano at UNCW
  • Aza Sydykov, Artistic Director of the Wilmington Music Festival and alumnus of Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory
  • Jonathan Levin, Artistic Director of the Clayton Piano Festival 

The next edition of WHQR's Soup To Nuts Live! will feature Justin Cody Fox & David Morse on Thursday, January 30th 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 soup@whqr.org or call 910-343-1640 during regular business hours. 

Saturday, January 25th 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. 

Join us at WHQR for a performance by outstanding musicians from Opera Wilmington on Friday, January 3rd at Noon. Members of Opera Wilmington's Hansel & Gretel cast will present a few delicious numbers from Humperdinck's beloved opera, perfect for kids of all ages. 

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.

Dark Waters runs from Monday, January 13 thru Wednesday, January 15. It screens Monday thru Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre. Runtime: 2h6m. PG-13.

Join Us for a Special Event following Wednesday’s 7pm screening

WHQR Reporter Vince Winkel moderates a Q&A with Emily Donavan, co-founder of Clean Cape Fear, an alliance formed to protect water quality in the region.  Donavan has testified before Congress twice regarding DuPont/Chemours poisoning the drinking water supply for those downstream of the Fayetteville, NC Chemours facility. She recently participated in a Washington Post Live panel discussion with actor Mark Ruffalo and lawyer Rob Bilott. Please join us after the screening. No additional ticket/fee required.

63 UP runs from Monday, January 20 thru Friday, January 24. It screens Monday to Friday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 3pm (PLEASE NOTE EARLY MATINEE START TIME) in Thalian Hall’s Stein Theatre. Runtime: 3 hours. Not rated.

Funtastic Fungi runs from Monday, January 27 thru Wednesday, January 29. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional special screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre. Runtime: 1h 21m. Not rated. 

Oscar-Nominated Shorts runs from Monday, February 10 thru Wednesday, February 12. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Homemade Holiday Shorts returns for its 24th Anniversary Year with an exciting slate of guests, wonderful holiday music and a delicious feast.

For one evening each year in December, friends of WHQR gather in our MC Erny Gallery and around their radios at home to listen to holiday stories read live by entertaining guests. This year, our storytellers are Rachel Lewis Hilburn and Eleanor Stafford reading emotional and funny tales of the season. And there will be plenty of holiday music from great local surf band, Da Howlies.

PROLOGUE STARTS AT NOON

Monday, December 9th

The MC Erny Gallery

On Monday, December 9th, at noon in the MC Erny Gallery, host Ben Steelman of The Star News will sit down with author Rob Christensen to discuss his latest book, "The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys." 

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.

Judy runs from Monday, November 18 thru Wednesday, November 20. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Pain and Glory runs from Monday, November 25 thru Wednesday, November 27. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Jojo Rabbit runs from Monday, December 16 thru Wednesday, December 18. It screens Monday thru Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

WHQR and Chamber Music Wilmington present a Masterclass with The Quartetto di Cremona from Italy, on Sunday, November 3rd at 11am in the MC Erny Gallery.  

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

WHQR is proud to host “The Night of The Griots: Family, Community, Inspiration, Hope” in the  MC Erny Gallery November 7, 2019 from 7-8:30pm. Primarily concerned with preserving oral tradition, a griot is a West African storyteller. Speakers from the National Association of Black Storytellers will share narratives of family, community, inspiration, and hope.

WHQR Day Party 2019!

Sep 3, 2019

Join us for the annual WHQR Day Party on September 13 from 7-9 pm at Waterline Brewing Company, 721 Surry Street, under the bridge in downtown Wilmington. The event will feature Free Prizes, Food Trucks, live music from Mac & Juice, and Cake!

The Biggest Little Farm runs from Monday, August 12th thru Wednesday, August 14th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Maiden runs from Monday, August 19th thru Wednesday, August 21th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Screening Tuesday Night is ON.

All Wednesday Screenings are CANCELLED due to Hurricane Dorian.

 

 

Wild Rose runs from Monday, September 2 thru Wednesday, September 4. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am runs from Monday, September 9 thru Wednesday, September 11. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre. 

Sword of Trust runs from Monday, September 16 thru Wednesday, September 18. It screens Monday thru Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Mike Wallace is Here runs from Monday, September 30 thru Wednesday, October 2. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

IN LIGHT OF MONDAY'S CANCELLATION AND YOM KIPPUR, WE ARE ADDING AN ADDITIONAL SCREENING OF THE FAREWELL THIS THURSDAY EVENING AT 7PM. 

The Farewell runs from Monday, October 7 thru Wednesday, October 9. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

We are very sorry, but due to equipment problems, we are unable to screen Luce on Wednesday, October 16. We apologyze for the inconvenice.

Luce runs from Monday, October 14 thru Wednesday, October 16. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

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