CULTURE


4/1/2018 10:51pm

Pablo Gomez is the author of "The Experimental Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic." Courtesy of Pablo Gomez.

Are you smarter than a 17th-century Caribbean person?

People knew more about their bodies in the 17th century than we thought.  As part of the author discussion series presented by the Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Pablo Gomez will discuss prevalent themes of 17th-century Caribbean knowledge-making processes in his book, "The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic," at the Bull’s Head Bookshop on April 5 from 3:30-5 p.m.


3/28/2018 10:11pm

Many artists are coming to the Triangle this month, such as Local 506. Photo courtesy of Evan Millican.

Start your spring by checking out these concerts in the Triangle this month

Each month, new music is brought to the Triangle area to spread groovy toons and musical excitement to all North Carolinians (and others if you're looking to take a road trip). Here's a look into the mix of music coming to a venue near you, including bands such as X Ambassadors and genres such as vibey indie rock and psychedelic rock.


3/27/2018 7:15pm

Jerry Gershenhorn is a UNC graduate and professor at North Carolina Central University. Photo by Chioke Brown.

Jerry Gershenhorn, UNC graduate and NCCU professor, talks about new book

Jerry Gershenhorn teaches history at North Carolina Central University and recently wrote "Louis Austin and the Carolina Times: A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle." He will discuss the book at Flyleaf Books Thursday at 7 p.m. Staff writer Elsa Mark talked with Gershenhorn about his latest work. 


3/26/2018 8:49pm

The PlayMakers Repertory Company is a professional theatre company in residence at UNC Chapel Hill.

Get cultured with photography, theater and dance at UNC

With midterms ending and finals season fast approaching, many UNC professors are asking students to attend cultural events for their classes. Whether you need event ideas to get class credit or are looking for a way to spend a cultured evening, here is a list of some opportunities for students to take advantage of on campus.  


3/26/2018 11:08am

Toshi Reagon performs during Octavia E. Butler's "Parable of the Sower" US debut at Carolina Performing Arts. Photo by Waleed Shah.

Musician Toshi Reagon will discuss artist uncertainty and perseverance in UNC lecture

Independent artist Toshi Reagon talks what it's like to be a multitasking artist at"I Don’t Know Where I’m Going but I’ll Get There Right On Time," an evening of mixed forms of expression and conversation inspired by Octavia E. Butler’s "Parable of the Sower." The lecture will be held at the CURRENT ArtSpace and Studio this Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and is sponsored by Honors Carolina in partnership with Carolina Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public.


3/20/2018 11:28pm

Art in Bloom features more than 50 flower arrangements. Photo courtesy of Kat Harding.

Fourth annual Art in Bloom festival comes to the NCMA this Thursday

Spring has sprung — and so has the North Carolina Museum of Art. But this isn't your average enchanted garden.  This weekend from Thursday through Sunday, the Art in Bloom festival will be held at the NCMA. Bringing color and beauty to the triangle are 50 floral arrangements from different designers and public exhibits.