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CoastLine is a variety interview, arts, and occasional news show, hosted by Rachel Lewis Hilburn.Each week on CoastLine, we meet extraordinary humans -- scholars, writers, dancers, artists, comedians, scientists -- and we take a deep dive into their extraordinary ideas and lives.Subscribe to the CoastLine podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play. To find the podcast, search WHQR CoastLine. Contact us at coastline@whqr.org.CoastLine airs on WHQR 91.3 FM each Wednesday at noon and each Sunday from 2 to 3 PM.

CoastLine Rachel Lewis Hilburn

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 16 Ratings

CoastLine is a variety interview, arts, and occasional news show, hosted by Rachel Lewis Hilburn.Each week on CoastLine, we meet extraordinary humans -- scholars, writers, dancers, artists, comedians, scientists -- and we take a deep dive into their extraordinary ideas and lives.Subscribe to the CoastLine podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play. To find the podcast, search WHQR CoastLine. Contact us at coastline@whqr.org.CoastLine airs on WHQR 91.3 FM each Wednesday at noon and each Sunday from 2 to 3 PM.

    CoastLine: Human trafficking is on the rise in NC but public education helps

    CoastLine: Human trafficking is on the rise in NC but public education helps

    The Cape Fear region sees its share of human trafficking thanks, in part, to the tourism economy. And as reports of cases rise in NC, local nonprofit leaders hope to educate the public about the signs.

    • 49 min
    CoastLine: Ana Shellem on harvesting shellfish for star chefs, healing from trauma, and the secrets of the marsh

    CoastLine: Ana Shellem on harvesting shellfish for star chefs, healing from trauma, and the secrets of the marsh

    "Healing is hard. But you're not alone anymore. Keep going." It's a note that Ana Shellem wrote to herself about healing from serious childhood trauma that included sexual abuse, eating disorders, and psychological abuse and neglect. She's now a sought-after commercial fisherman supplying oysters, clams, mussels, stone crabs and the occasional whelk to superstar chefs in NC. She's also a Marine Fisheries Commissioner, appointed by Governor Roy Cooper.

    • 50 min
    CoastLine: Punk music videographers Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers on recording early legends and the impact of AIDS

    CoastLine: Punk music videographers Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers on recording early legends and the impact of AIDS

    Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers were in their 20s but had the audacity to lug around heavy video cameras and lighting equipment. Through their relentless embrace of their passion for punk, these two women wound up creating a comprehensive video catalog of important punk icons. They accomplished all this in a male-dominated, aggressive, and sometimes violent milieu.

    • 49 min
    CoastLine: The best ideas for a home cook's holiday table from Chefs Keith Rhodes & Dean Neff

    CoastLine: The best ideas for a home cook's holiday table from Chefs Keith Rhodes & Dean Neff

    Why are so many holiday traditions, religious and secular, celebrated during the darkest time of the year? Religious Scholar Dr. Herbert Berg explains. And two local chefs — Dean Neff of Seabird and Keith Rhodes of Catch offer simple holiday menu ideas for home cooks.

    • 50 min
    CoastLine: Wilmington is on fire with new Black power, prosperity, and self-reliance, says documentarian Christopher Everett

    CoastLine: Wilmington is on fire with new Black power, prosperity, and self-reliance, says documentarian Christopher Everett

    Most of us know the story – or at least the basics – of the only successful coup d'état in American history. The 1898 Wilmington, NC massacre perpetrated by white supremacists which killed citizens, forced elected officials from office, and drove successful Black professionals out of the city. But documentary filmmaker Christopher Everett, who produced Wilmington On Fire in 2015, is working on Wilmington On Fire Part II. He's telling a new story of Black power, prosperity, and self-reliance fueling a resurgence of a thriving African American population in the port city.

    • 49 min
    CoastLine: Vanishing Sands: Losing Beaches to Mining with Duke Professor Orrin Pilkey

    CoastLine: Vanishing Sands: Losing Beaches to Mining with Duke Professor Orrin Pilkey

    Sea levels are rising. Storms are intensifying. And the world’s sandy beaches and dunes are more important than ever for the protection of coastal environments. And yet sand mining is on the increase — much of it for beach nourishment. But is beach nourishment doing what we want it do? And is the public money used for beach protection actually preserving a public resource for the public good?

    • 49 min

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