ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


Artist Irene Tison's artwork will be on display at until Jan. 4. Courtesy of Irene Tison.

Irene Tison tells Gullah stories through her colorful paintings

The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough is collaborating with Mike’s Art Truck to display Irene Tison’s newest collection “Low Country Life.” The 22-painting collection will be on display in the Alexander Dickson house, the building that houses the Hillsborough Visitor Center, from Nov. 10, 2017 through Jan. 4, 2018.


UNC MASH is hosting the first CineMASH food and film festival. Photo courtesy of UNC MASH.

Asian-American art and culture will be highlighted at film festival

UNC Mixed AAPI Student's Heritage (MASH), in its efforts to promote Asian-American and Pacific Islander culture, will host its first ever UNC CineMASH event on Friday from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. The Asian-American film festival will be complete with dumplings and a discussion panel to talk about the issues brought up in the films after the event.


UNC Opera's "Cendrillon" will be performed Nov. 11-12 in James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. Photo courtesy of Marc Callahan.

UNC Opera presents 'Cinderella'

This weekend, UNC Opera will be performing their version of Jules Émile Fréderic Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” translated to “Cinderella” in English, in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. The Saturday performance will start at 8 p.m., and the Sunday performance will start at 7:30 p.m. 


Priscilla Layne will give a talk as part of the Triangle Film Salon lecture series. Photo courtesy of Priscilla Layne.

Q&A with Priscilla Layne, assistant professor in German

Priscilla Layne, an assistant professor of German at UNC,  will be speaking on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Film at UNC’s Triangle Salon series in her lecture “All That Glitters Isn’t Gold: Auma Obama's Nightmare of Postunification Germany." The lecture has moved from Greenlaw 502 to Mitchell Hall 005 at 5 p.m. 


Hannah Hendren (left) and Andrew Linden (right) play Natalie and Henry in LAB! Theatre's production of "Next to Normal." Photo courtesy of Caroline Amy.

LAB! Theatre puts on 'Next to Normal'

This Friday, for one night only, LAB! Theatre will be putting on a rendition of the renowned musical "Next to Normal." The performance begins at 7:30 p.m., is free of charge, and tells a story of mental health that is sure to intrigue and entertain attendees.


UNC majorettes Ava Smith (left) and Ciara Gillis (right) rehearse during marching band practice in the Eddie Smith field house.

The Marching Tar Heels bring back the majorettes

Since 2011, the Marching Tar Heels were unable to find a single majorette skilled enough to join the band. That is, until first-year students Ava Smith and Ciara Gillis twirled onto the scene. Now the band has two baton-wielding performers for its pregame and halftime shows.