Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

  • Local Debuts First Novel

    Aug 21, 12 • 948 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    The Memory Thief Launch party w/Emily Colin August 25th, 6 p.m. DREAMS • 901 Fanning St. www.emilycolin.com When Emily Colin was 7 years old, she watched TV with her father only during episodes of “Star Trek.” Otherwise, she wasn’t allowed to spend...

  • New Tour on the Rise

    Aug 14, 12 • 886 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    After 12 years of writing about religion, art and education in our tri-county area, journalist Amanda Greene is taking a bold first step with a Religious Art Walking Tour in downtown Wilmington. Her narrative tour of six historical worship spaces will begin...

  • As Far and Wide as the Universe Allows:

    Jul 3, 12 • 1786 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FEATURE, Feature, News, NEWS & VIEWS1 Comment

    Ellie White Fund-raiser Friday, July 6th, 6 p.m. 128 South • 128 Front Street Tickets: $100 • Limited to 125 people Contact Manna: 910-763-5252 or elliewhitefoundationdinner@gmail.com Seeing a happy, little girl flit around and dance like not a care in...

  • Picture This

    Jul 3, 12 • 996 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    Cape Fear Community Photo Shoot 7/8, 5 – 9 p.m. BrikHouse, 208 Market St. Free; silent auction for WIHN Lucille Bruno was looking for a photographer to take some photos of her latest line of new designs. Having worked with local filmmaker Jonathan...

  • Two Hearts Make Happier Art

    Jun 12, 12 • 887 Views • Art, EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    Janette K. Hopper’s work challenged the fine arts world long before she looked down and saw Charles Kernan holding her hand. For Hopper and Kernan, it’s been a decade of friendship that’s blossomed into a marriage. They both feel supported on every...

  • Embracing Rainbows

    Jun 5, 12 • 770 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    Since the passing of Amendment One, North Carolina has been stereotyped by the nation as an “anti-gay” state. Wilmingtonians will prove that’s far from true as they celebrate Wilmington’s 5th annual Pride, a week of recognition and festivities taking...

  • Come One, Come All

    Jun 5, 12 • 1374 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, Feature1 Comment

    “How gay is your church?” Some people have asked this of Reverend John McLaughlin at St. Jude Metropolitan Community Church. His response is simple and noble. “I don’t know—we don’t check cards at the door.” Given the recent pandemonium...

  • Style by ILM

    May 1, 12 • 975 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    Seven at Seven 5/3: 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Brooklyn Arts Center • 516 N. 4th St. Tickets: $10-$25 sevenatseven.eventbrite.com Quite a few of my friends religiously shop at stores like Forever 21 and American Eagle, despite the fact that Wilmington has a...

  • Cold Ones for a Cause:

    Mar 6, 12 • 1211 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureComments Off on Cold Ones for a Cause:

    Cheers and Beers Pub Crawl Thursday, March 8th Hell’s Kitchen • 118 Princess St. 5:30-9:30 p.m. $10/adv. or $15/day of www.nationalsocietyms.org It is hard and horrifying to acknowledge that up to 350,000 people suffer from Multiple Sclerosis (MS). With...