Landscape painter speaks at Hanes Art Center about the American aesthetic

Marc Handelman, an artist who works in painting, installation, books, film/video and photography, spoke at the NCU ART & Art History Artist Talk at Hanes Arts Center on Tuesday night.  Handelman said a lot of his painting draws on American aesthetics, so much of which is rooted in 19th century American landscape painting. His work explores how forms of rhetoric in landscape and nature appear in today’s art and politics. 

How to avoid cultural appropriating costumes this Halloween

As Halloween quickly approaches, the concept of cultural appropriation versus cultural appreciation becomes a hot topic surrounding costumes worn leading up to and on the holiday.  A wide variety of Halloween costumes draw large amounts of debate every year, but where should society draw the line between costumes that misappropriate other cultures and races and those that embrace and appreciate them? 

Rachel Medlin

Word On The Street: What is your favorite Halloween memory?

With Hallo-weekend quickly approaching, students at Chapel Hill are getting their costumes ready and waiting for the highly anticipated festivities. Whether you’ll be watching "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at the Varsity Theatre, monster-mashing with friends or joining the thousands on Franklin Street come Halloween night, it is sure to be a thriller.

Flyleaf Bookstore located at 752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 

Flyleaf Books connects the community

Whether because of a need to support entrepreneurial endeavors or an obligation to sustain localism, independent bookstores nationally are thriving. Flyleaf Books of Chapel Hill is no different.