Sean Strub, a writer and long-time activist who has been HIV-positive for more than 33 years, is coming to UNC today to read and sign his new book, “Body Counts: A Memoir on Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival.” The reading and signing will be followed by a roundtable discussion on the politics of HIV and AIDS.
Oh my God, teens will be taking over Cat’s Cradle tonight.
The Apache Relay was quickly lumped into the folk-rock genre following the release of its 2009 debut album, American Nomad , it’s subsequent touring with Mumford and Sons and appearances in top folk-rock festivals.
Wood ear is a term that refers to two edible fungi used in Chinese cuisine.
It’s been a metaphorically long road for North Elementary and LUD, but a geographically short one. The two Chapel Hill bands have been in the area for 11 and 20 years respectively, starting during the golden era of the Chapel Hill music scene.
Amigo throws East Texas drinking music into a blender with more modern hippie influences and pours out its debut album, My Clouds, forging its own sound in a new school of Southern rock. The Charlotte band sings about the best and worst of times with both innocent and omniscient perspectives, while creating a back yard grill-out atmosphere.
Have you ever wondered what happens to those educational films you had to watch in school when they’re considered obsolete? A landfill? They might end up in the hands of Skip Elsheimer, who collects old 16mm educational films.
Waking up greased in a thin layer of sweat, baking in my tent-turned-oven, I can already feel myself fatigued from the previous two days of dancing and partying at Lockn’.
moe., approaching its 25th year together, is a reliable pillar in the jam band arena, and its recent album No Guts, No Glory, reflects the dependable nature of its music. Some of the songs are new, and others, which have appeared during live shows, get the studio treatment they deserve. Originally said to be acoustic, the album is placed on a rootsy foundation and bent in a progressive rock direction toward the moe. that has stood the test of time.
Bad Things Bad Things ? Pop rock Shaun White made an album. Yes, Shaun White, the snowboarder. The two-time Olympic gold medalist-turned-guitarist and four others, including former Augustana member Jarod Palomar released a self-titled album in January under the moniker Bad Things.
The Great Beauty ???1/2 “The Great Beauty,” directed by Paolo Sorrentino, is an intimate Italian film that tells the story of journalist Jep Gambardella, played by Toni Servillo
Odesza My Friends Never Die ??1/2 Electronic pop Odesza is an electronic production duo from Seattle consisting of Harrison Mills (aka Catacomkid) and Clayton Knight (aka BeachesBeaches). Its new EP My Friends Never Die sticks to its familiar sound of long, dubstep-influenced bass lines, choppy, pitched vocal samples, and trap-influenced crunchy drum lines that create dream-like soundscapes with an interesting dub twist.
Moe., a five-piece jam band from Buffalo, N.Y., played to a Lincoln Theatre packed shoulder to shoulder with tie-dye, beanies and flannel last Tuesday.