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Archive for September, 2013

HAPPENING TOMORROW: Disney holding Wilmington casting call for teens and tweens

Friday, September 20th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Disney is coming to Hollywood East this weekend looking for young talent.

Disney Channel and Disney XD will hold an open call audition Sept. 21 and 22 for area teens and tweens. A news release says the search for new talent ages 10-17 is part of Disney Channel’s and Disney XD’s ongoing initiative to find cast and develop diverse young actors for series and movies produced for the kid-and family-targeted channels.

The auditions will be at the Wilmington Convention Center Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for last names beginning A-M. They continue Sunday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for last names beginning N-Z)

Disney says there are no guarantees of employment and there will never be any fee to audition for Disney Channel or Disney XD.

For more information, applicants can visit DisneyChannel.com/talentsearch.


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Family team loooks to past for restaurant inspiration

Friday, September 20th, 2013

The idea for the new Peacock Alley was not a spur-of-the-moment decision.

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Prizewinning modernist home takes unusual insect inspiration

Friday, September 20th, 2013

From the street, John and Roberta Wilson’s house at Landfall blends in unobtrusively with the homes around it.

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Women start Jewish Film Festival

Friday, September 20th, 2013

‘Broadway Musicals’ will be shown in October; festival planned for April

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Spots left for runners & walkers in ‘Color Me Rad’ 5K

Friday, September 20th, 2013

 WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The 'Color Me Rad' trend is sweeping the nation. Organizations across the country are hosting the colorful 5K runs/walks in cities from California to North Carolina.

University of North Carolina Wilmington is hosting one October 20, 2013.

There are more than 6,000 participants signed up and the Seahawk Club hopes to meet its goal of signing up 10,000 people. Runners and walkers will take off in waves throughout the morning October 20, 2013.

Bethany Thurston joined GMC anchor Ashley Jacobs in studio to talk about why they're raising money for the Seahawk Club; a portion of proceeds will go to them when participants type 'UNCW' in the promo code line during registration.

The mission of the Seahawk Club is to strengthen and develop the athletic programs at UNCW by raising funds to support athletic scholarships and the improvement of facilities. The Seahawk Club strives to provide scholarships for approximately 360 student-athletes each year. In the past year, UNCW athletic teams have averaged a 3.12 GPA, have contributed 2,045 hours of community service and have achieved much athletic success.

Several members of the WWAY news team plan to run in the 5K; you can register too by clicking here. 


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