Jubal Strube, a senior studio art major, spends much of his time in the Hanes Art Center darkroom. 

UNC artists whittle, sew and print talent into profit

Studio art is not what comes to mind when thinking of money-making majors, but some UNC student artists are using their creativity to turn a profit by selling commissioned art. 

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Jim Ketch is a professor of music and the director of jazz studies. Photo courtesy of Jim Ketch.

Q&A with Director of Jazz Studies Jim Ketch

It's time to get jazzy — the UNC Jazz Band will be holding a scholarship benefit concert this Saturday, Dec. 2 in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall.  Staff writer Krupa Kaneria spoke with Jim Ketch, a professor of Music and director of Jazz Studies, about his passion for jazz and about the concert.

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.