Topics: Arts & Entertainment

Children's book exhibit debuts at Wilson Library

Wilson Special Collections Library will host "Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Popular Children’s Books" in the Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room beginning April 28.


Business school looks to first annual drag ball

Preparing for finals? Ugh, what a drag!


Music department's Rock Lab jams for finals at Local 506

For most UNC students, final exams means long, quiet hours spent studying. But John Brackett’s MUSC158 class, the final exam is all about volume and star power. 

MUSC 158 is Rock Lab, a spring semester course in which students learn the ins and outs of forming a rock band.

The class is in its fourth year at UNC.


HB2 rocks music scene

Big names like Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr and most recently Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas are canceling their concerts in North Carolina to protest House Bill 2.


Poetry springs to life this month in Chapel Hill with haiku project

Roses are red, violets are blue, and this month, Chapel Hill is writing haiku.

Throughout April, the town of Chapel Hill is inviting locals to take part in a haiku project.


Prince’s purple reign at Carmichael in 1980s

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Lavonda Burnette said her love of Prince has shaped her life. 


Q&A with fraternity member, wing connoisseur Jalen Spruill on the best wings at UNC

This weekend, the fraternity members of Pi Lambda Phi, Kappa Sigma and Zeta Psi united for the first-ever Wing Fest, a fundraising event for Habitat for Humanity that featured a variety of wings as well as a wing-eating competition. Staff writer Hangzhang Connie Jin spoke with sophomore Pi Lambda Phi member and co-organizer Jalen Spruill about the event, why wings and what makes the best wings.


'Cyrano' debuted for Company Carolina's end-of-year finale

Company Carolina took to the stage to perform "Cyrano" at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro last weekend.


From Waffle House worker to Waffle Street author: UNC graduate James Adam writes about his experience

After acquiring an MBA in finance from UNC, James Adams went to work as a product manager in a hedge fund.


Senior celebrates dad’s life, graduation

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Senior Lauren Offer and her father were inseparable.


Millennials’ stories selfie-expression

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A UNC senior and class of 2013 graduate both have a message for millennials: Believe in your selfie.


UNC graduate returns to Chapel Hill to read from his book

Award-winning author and UNC graduate Robert Morgan will read from his newest novel, “Chasing the North Star," at Flyleaf Books tonight at 7 p.m.


On View Near You for April 20, 2016

Ackland Art Museum: Depth Perception

The Ackland Art Museum will show "Depth Perception," an exhibit exploring how people perceive the world around them and how they identify within it.


What's the funniest 4/20 story you've heard?

“We all went to Ehaus woods to smoke, and we were on the bridge in Ehaus woods. We heard a dog bark, and I just kind of got sketched and said, ‘Oh, let’s pack up.


Q&A with Chapel Hill native, Tribeca award-nominated director, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt

Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, a Brooklyn-based filmmaker originally from Chapel Hill, is hosting a showing of his film “Havana Motor Club” at the Silverspot Cinema tonight. 


Alexander Julian: former 5-year-old in a custom made suits

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Alexander Julian is no stranger to fashion — he was born into it, he was raised in it and eventually he would change it.


Theater panel discusses sexism, ‘Titus’

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When Heather Strickland held rehearsal for an all-female version of “Titus Andronicus,” she didn’t expect the backlash she received.


Column: The upcoming documentary on Chris Brown's life is incredibly harmful

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For my last arts column, I wanted to write something I can stand behind forever.


Q&A with wildlife conservationist, sloth author Sam Trull

Through her moving series of images, "Slothlove," Sam Trull reveals her perspective as a friend to the incredibly disarming sloths of Costa Rica. Her images illustrate much about the lives of these awe-inspiring creatures while also conveying the hardship and struggle they face for survival. Trull will be speaking about her book at Flyleaf Books Wednesday night.


It's not the last laugh: A year after The Minor, UNC comedy still thrives

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Glory hole reviews on Yelp, Waffle House debates on the gender of God and dead bodies in the basement of Gardner Hall were only some of the topics UNC’s satire publication The Minor touched on since its first post on Sept. 2, 2013.