If you’re interested in creating various sorts of musical or theatrical performance, UNC’s newest creative writing minor concentration may be for you. Starting fall 2018, UNC’s Creative Writing Program will be partnering with the UNC Department of Music and Department of Dramatic Art to offer students a new minor concentration called Musical/Musical Theatre Writing.
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.
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.
Resurrection and keeping eyes toward the future are the main themes of Michael Chitwood's latest work.
Lindsey Averill and Viri Lieberman responded to the negative portrayal of overweight people in media outlets by co-creating “Fattitude,” a documentary calling attention to a nationwide culture of shaming and being prejudiced against fat people. People who plan to see the film hope that it will begin to change the way we view people who are overweight, and that we can therefore begin to see people for who they really are.
The time to celebrate Black womanhood and empowerment is now as UNC brings multi-ethnic celebration to life through art.
Because of the public's exposure to the events of the Holocaust through countless documentaries, Hollywood films and school curricula, there is general knowledge surrounding the persecution of certain demographics of people by Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich. However, The Justice Theater Project felt this general knowledge was not enough, which is exactly why it chose to revisit “Bent.”
Staff writer Jessica Hardison talked with H.C. McEntire, a musician from Durham and Mount Moriah frontwoman who just released her first solo album, “LIONHEART.” McEntire is currently on tour, and spoke with The Daily Tar Heel while she was driving to Chicago to perform.
After nearly four years of documenting the black community of Durham, Duke University senior and Alice M. Baldwin Scholar Evan Nicole Bell has secured her first solo photography exhibition entitled “black.” Hosted by the Louise Jones Brown Gallery in Durham, "black." is a collection documented by Bell that showcases the diversity of what it means to be Black in 2018.
The UNC community will commemorate influential civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a compilation of song, dance and poetry with the Sonja Haynes Stone Center’s annual program entitled “He was a Poem, He was a Song.”