Posts tagged ‘Character Piece’

Aurora Loves Woodstock Chimes

This past week, University Mall and the Chapel Hill area received a special visit from Garry Kvistad, the owner of a nationally-renowed wind chime company: WOODSTOCK CHIMES. Joining us today to talk about his visit is–well, just exactly who you’d expect to be excited about a company called Woodstock Chimes. Please welcome, once again, self-proclaimed Carrboro citizen par excellence extraordinaire, Ms. Aurora Joplin.

An EVIL Acting Coach?

DSI Witness News is taking a well-deserved break this holiday season–but before we do, we’re sending out 2010 with our Best Week Ever! Next up: an EVIL mastermind trains the next Scrooge!

Starring Bryan Barnes, Laura Morrison, and Kit FitzSimons.

Locally Inspired Christmas Carols!

It’s Christmas season already, and that means presents, trees, toasty fires—and those old, traditional Christmas carols. Well, we here at DSI Witness News love the Christmas spirit, and so we’ve written our own, locally inspired versions of some of your favorite Christmas carols.

Zones of Adventure!

Town workers have installed energy-saving LED snowflake lights throughout the downtown area, and this Past Sunday, at the lighting ceremony, visitors enjoyed church choir carols, and free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The event was well-attended, but there WAS one notable local businessman missing, and he’s here with us in the studio today to explain why. Please welcome, Gino Fontanelli.

Tammy Martini: Thanksgiving Expert

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and we’ve been devoting the week to helping YOU make your turkey-day feast as delicious as possible. Yesterday, we talked about WHERE to buy your food, but today, we’ll talk about how to make it. Joining us with HER advice, is DSI Witness News’s brand-new food expert, Tammy Martini.

Local Thanksgiving Supplies

Thanksgiving is only a couple days away, and people all over Chapel Hill and Carrboro are gearing up for a big turkey-day feast. But where’s the best place to go in town for Thanksgiving supplies? Joining us with a report on holiday food shopping, is DSI Witness News’s Thanksgiving expert, Jeremy Kepler.

An Aurora Joplin Arbor Day Christmas

TODAY, the Town of Chapel Hill will hold a TREE planting ceremony at the Homestead Aquatic Center in order to celebrate Arbor Day. During the ceremony, the town will receive a Tree City USA Award from the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources AND students from Mrs. Morgan’s 2nd grade class at Seawell Elementary School will help plant the ceremonial tree. Here to comment on the town of Chapel Hill’s celebration of Arbor Day is Carrboro Citizen par excellence extraordinaire Aurora Joplin.

License Plate to Kill

Last Tuesday, a spokesman for the Department of Motor Vehicles told a transportation legislative committee that an unwieldy number of license plates in North Carolina are too colorful and crowded to be easily read by traffic cameras and policemen. Here to comment is DSI Witness News’ own liaison to the DMV, Department of Transportation spokesman, Mack Freedman.

ARRRbor Day

The town of Chapel Hill will hold a tree-planting ceremony on Friday to celebrate Arbor Day. Yes, that famous NOVEMBER holiday: Arbor Day. During the ceremony, students from Mrs. Morgan’s second grade class at Seawell Elementary School will help plant the ceremonial tree and share what they have learned about trees in the form of song, art and what they call “po-e-TREE.”

John Henson: UNC Hero or Gyro?

The defending, defending national champion UNC men’s basketball team kicked off their season on Friday with a win over the Lipscomb Bisons, and the star of the game was none other than sophomore forward John Henson, who bulked up in the offseason and got rewarded with a career-high seventeen rebounds and seven blocked shots. Joining us again with a comment on the game, is UNC basketball star, John Henson.