The UNC Pauper Players production of "Chicago" will be performed Nov. 10-13. Photo courtesy of Drake Broussard.

Pauper Players brings 'Chicago' to UNC

From this Friday to Monday, UNC’s Pauper Players is bringing "Chicago" to the Historic Playmakers Theater. 


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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.


Violinist Rolf Schulte will give a lecture and a recital on campus this week. Photo courtesy of Christian Steiner.

Q&A with violinist Rolf Schulte

Rolf Schulte, violin, and James Winn, piano, are giving a lecture and performance on Thursday and Friday as part of the UNC Department of Music’s Conversations in Modern Music series. Staff writer Ellie Nelson spoke with Schulte about modern music and composers.  


The Compass Center hosted a screening of "Five Awake" at the Varsity Theatre.

Compass Center brings domestic violence awareness to UNC

Domestic violence is no joke and neither are the women who fight against it. This past Monday at the Varsity Theatre, Compass Center hosted a screening of the documentary, “Five Awake,” which follows five women as they work to pass important domestic violence laws in Louisiana.