The Dare County Arts
Council was the
topic of the newest edition of "To the Point," the Radio
Hatteras interview show, hosted by Island Free Press editor Irene
The guest for the
was Chris Sawin, executive director of the Dare County Arts Council,
whose galleries and offices are located in the historic Dare County
Courthouse in downtown Manteo.
Among other things,
Sawin discussed the council's role in the arts community and how it
aims to be more
relevant to Hatteras Island artists and galleries.
Sawin also makes the
although the Arts Council was founded in 1975 to bring the symphony
to Dare County, its role now is to encourage and nurture all forms of
creative endeavors -- from visual artists and craftspeople to
musicians to culinary artists and folks who practice the healing
He also discusses
many of the events
the Arts Council has been or hopes to be involved with on Hatteras.
To listen to the
interview, scroll down
to the "To the Point" logo and click on the arrow.
"To the Point" airs
island's community radio station, FM 101.5 , at 5 p.m. on the first
and third Sunday of each month. It is repeated on the second and
fourth Sunday. Those who don't live on Hatteras can listen to the
show on Sundays through live streaming at www.radiohatteras.org.
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memberships, and underwriting.
It broadcasts around
the clock with
news -- including such things as surfing and fishing reports --
community announcements, music, and special programs. The station is
also now streamed live. To listen, go to www.radiohatteras.org.
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