Topics: Arts & Entertainment

UNC Symphony Band and UNC Wind Ensemble host benefit concert


Rock on with the Department of Music for a concert featuring the UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band this Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Memorial Hall.

CUAB hosts livestream of Trevor Noah interview for 'Get With The Times'


The New York Times journalist John Eligon interviewed Trevor Noah, comedian, writer and host of “The Daily Show,” on Oct. 15, filmed live at Northwestern University.

Q&A with UNC professor and poet Alan Shapiro

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Flyleaf Books will host two university professors Tuesday to discuss their newest poetry books. 

Word on the Street: What are the trends for this year’s Halloween costumes?


It’s the most frightful time of the year! Post Friday the 13th, students at Chapel Hill are gearing up for our spookiest holiday: Halloween. But with Halloween also comes the age-old stressor of finding a creative costume.

Nonprofit arts industry brings jobs to Orange County


The Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) announced last week that the nonprofit arts and culture sector is a $130.3 million industry in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough. 

Column: The buzz around student barbers

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The line between a good haircut and a bad one is often as thin as the razor making the cut. So why do students entrust their hair to other students? 

Word on the Street: What are you most excited about for Late Night with Roy?

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Late Night With Roy was Friday, signaling that basketball season is almost upon us. This LNWR had the added importance of the 2017 championship banner being unveiled. 

Varsity film forum shines a light

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Art continually illuminates other art, and nowhere is this more present than at the Varsity Theatre on Franklin Street — where the Radiant Cinema: Light, Life and Luminescence fall film series kicked off on Tuesday. 

Durham Savoyards come to 'play' in Chapel Hill

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Did you see glamorous pictures of celebrities from the recent premiere of "Thor: Ragnarok" in Los Angeles and wonder when it will be your turn to attend such a monumental event? This could be your chance. 

'Bump in the Night' will put the 'ha' in Halloween

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Halloween is a time for pumpkin carving, monsters and, for the group Mettlesome, sketch comedy. 

Carolina Creates Music and community

When then UNC first-years Sam Lowe and Cameron Champion came to campus, they quickly bonded over a shared appreciation for music and a difficulty in connecting with fellow student musicians. 

The William and Ida Friday Center puts a face on the refugee crisis


In an effort to humanize a very politically divisive issue, The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education is hosting a photography exhibit, “REFUGEE,” that sheds light on the lives of refugees all over the globe.

Q&A with author Wiley Cash


In his new novel “The Last Ballad,” Wiley Cash talks about poverty, misogyny and race through the unsung heroine Ella May Wiggins of the Loray Mill strike. Cash is a New York Times bestselling author for his novel “A Land More Kind Than Home.” 

Kenan Theatre Company's 'Antigonick' gives an old story a modern spin


Kenan Theatre Company takes on a retelling of "Antigone" in the form of Anne Carson’s "Antigonick" this Thursday through Monday.

Ward off Friday the 13th scares with CHiPs "Thursday the 12th" improv show

Chapel Hill’s laugh count is going to increase exponentially tomorrow at 8 p.m. That's when CHiPs (Chapel Hill Players) will be hosting their first show of the year in room 100 at Hamilton Hall. 

Q&A with singer-songwriter Julien Baker


Julien Baker, a 21-year-old singer-songwriter, made her debut in 2015 with her album "Sprained Ankle," with plans to release her follow-up "Turn Out the Lights" later this month.Her lyrics and voice are passionate, honest and unrelenting. She will be performing at Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw Friday. 

Review: Watch 'Halloweentown' for the childhood nostalgia, not the plot

"Being normal is vastly overrated," according to Aggie Cromwell.

UNC's ONE Campaign celebrates International Day of the Girl with film screening

UNC’s student-led ONE Campaign will be holding a screening of the Netflix original documentary “Daughters of Destiny” on Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Gardner 105. 

Nintendo's newest retro console, Super NES Classic Edition, amazes


Last November, a surprise re-release of an adored retro console hit the shelves, although no one seemed to be able to get their hands on one. 

Review: Check your pulse after “Walk With Me”

With midterms and “hell weeks” approaching quickly, many could benefit from the lessons and relief the documentary “Walk With Me” offers. Directed by Max Pugh and Marc J. Francis, the film presents a view in the life and values of Thich Nhat Hanh, renowned author and teacher of the Zen Buddhist life.