What started as a projector in Swain parking lot surrounded by lawn chairs has grown into a theater spectacle enjoyed by students across campus. The Swain Lot Film Festival will be offering free food and entertainment on Saturday, April 21.
As UNC students stressfully check their class syllabus, cram for finals and secure our summer plans, Southern Cultures Magazine encourages the community to take a break from the classroom and enjoy a different kind of lecture. Southern Cultures Magazine will host Poetry on the Porch on Tuesday at The Center for the Study of the American South, honoring the art of reading poetry and the importance of community in a space that protects the American South.
California-based indie/surf rock band, HATE DRUGS, will be performing Wednesday night at Local 506 in Chapel Hill. Staff writer Amelia Keesler spoke with the members of HATE DRUGS about their music, life on tour and the importance of a good burger after jamming on stage.
UNC’s Student Hip-Hop Organization, SHHO, held a panel discussion Monday expressing the art, platform and history of hip-hop and its impacts on social change and social justice. “Hip-hop is a very large platform for artists, young and old, to share their voices and empower people who may be underrepresented in their communities,” said Nicho Stevens, SHHO executive member.
As Saturday’s big game approaches and pre-spring break assignments consume your afternoon, your stress levels may be out of control and your lack of sleep unbelievable. But instead of worrying about Grayson Allen’s 3-pointers and your intimidatingly large paper due next week, come dance around the quad, meet new friends and play the kazoo.
As couples, friends and singletons alike celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolates and Nicholas Sparks movies, Hannah Hendren will be celebrating a different kind of V-Day: the celebration of vaginas around the world. Yes, vaginas.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held a community event last week honoring the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass in time to celebrate the bicentennial of his birth.
Whether you are an avid movie-goer, a film fanatic or use the Oscars as an excuse to drink champagne and judge the best dressed, the annual showcase attracts us all. This year, critics found plenty of films to grant their praise, but what does the academy know? We want to hear what you think. Staff writer Amelia Keesler asked UNC students, “What movie should win an Oscar?”
Students might leave Davis Library to hear a different kind of reading, as The Cellar Door offers a fall presentation of work on the last day of classes.
Former UNC professor, writer and editor Christopher Brookhouse recently published his latest novel, “A Pinch of Salt.” He is the founding editor for Hitchcock Annual and author of several novels, short stories and poetry collections. Staff writer Amelia Keesler had a conversation with Christopher to discuss his novel, his career and more.