Around Town With Rhonda Bellamy

  

Around Town with Rhonda Bellamy is a five-minute interview feature that airs on HQR News (91.3fm and 98.9fm) on Fridays at 9:01am and 3:01pm; and Saturdays and Sundays at 7:01am, 1:01pm and 6:01pm. It will also air on Classical HQR (92.7fm, 96.7FM and 102.3fm) on Fridays at 10:01am, 1:01pm and 7:01pm; and Saturdays and Sundays at 5:01am and 11:01am.

Ms. Bellamy welcomes guests from all over the Cape Fear Region, talking about arts, culture, community and more.

Those interested in submitting an idea for future consideration should email aroundtown@whqr.org.

Rhonda Bellamy is currently the Executive Director of the Arts Council of Wilmington and NHC. Bellamy has served on a variety of arts-related boards, including Cameron Art Museum, the Black Arts Alliance, Inc. and the North Carolina Black Film Festival, both of which she co-founded. In addition to her work in the arts, she has more than 20 years of experience in broadcast news. She previously served as news director for Cumulus Media’s five station radio cluster in Wilmington, as well as hosted a daily talk show. Bellamy has also authored and edited three books. She has been honored as Women of the Year-New Hanover Human Relations Commission, YWCA Woman of Achievement in the Arts, and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Arts Leaders (Stars News).

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.

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.

Fresh off the heels of the exuberant Five Guys Named Moe, Opera House Theatre Company is back with another big score, the Wilmington premiere of Billy Elliot the Musical. Around Town’s Rhonda Bellamy sits down for a discussion with Opera House Theatre Company’s thirteen year old star, Liam Redford and actress Nancy Allen.   

Culture connects across the two bridges, linking Wilmington to rapidly growing Brunswick County. Around Town’s Rhonda Bellamy sits down with Julianne Scott, Cultural Arts Manager of the Leland Cultural Arts Center and Susan Habas, Executive Director of the Thalian Association.

 

 

 

  Around Town’s Rhonda Bellamy takes a sneak peek at the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra's upcoming 2019-20 Season, with Nicole Thompson, WSO's Marketing and Operations Director.   The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra's 2019-20 Concert Series includes works by Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Piazzolla, Handel, Bach, Mozart, Mahler and a commissioned work by Steven Errante for the North Carolina Azalea Festival. 

Around Town’s Rhonda Bellamy takes at look at Wilmington’s Fourth Friday Gallery Nights with award-winning artist Peggy Vineyard, Steve Fox of Century 21, and Amy Grant of Art in Bloom Gallery. 

Around Town’s Rhonda Bellamy chats with Nancy King, Artist Director of Opera Wilmington about their upcoming performance of La Bohème.