Come check out the Plasticon festival this Saturday, April 21 at the CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio to learn about how the arts and the sciences can work together.
Dan Kois, former Daily Tar Heel staff member and writer and editor for Slate, is coming to Flyleaf Books on April 15 to discuss his new book, "The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America." It follows the stories of actors, writers and theater lovers as they share their experiences of Tony Kushner's play, "Angels in America." Staff writer Krupa Kaneria talked to Kois about his journey co-writing the book, the inspirations behind the book and some of the difficulties in producing the work.
“We are trying to bridge the gap between Africans and African-Americans here at UNC,” said Delali Lougou, co-president of the Organization for African Students' Interests and Solidarity. Celebrate African culture at this year’s Africa Night, hosted by OASIS, on Saturday in Hill Hall.
From Feb. 9 to 25, the Raleigh Little Theatre is performing the musical "Little Shop of Horrors." Staff writer Krupa Kaneria interviewed Patrick Torres, the artistic director of Raleigh Little Theatre and director of "Little Shop of Horrors," about the upcoming production.
"Sisterly: A Memory Play," written by UNC-Chapel Hill student Alexandra LaGrand, is being performed by The LAB! Theatre from Feb. 3-5. Staff writer Krupa Kaneria interviewed Samantha Yancey, a producer of the show, about her thoughts and inspiration about the play.
The Clef Hangers' annual Winter Jam will be held Friday and Saturday in the Historic Playmakers Theatre. Every year, the event features a cappella groups from across UNC’s campus, North Carolina and surrounding states, and this year will be no different.
It’s time to get your meditation on. The Ackland Art Museum will be celebrating Bodhi Day on Friday in connection with its new “Religion and Ritual” exhibit, and Lori Burgwyn Hernandez of Franklin Street Yoga will be leading an introductory meditation class. Staff writer Krupa Kaneria spoke with Hernandez about her involvement in meditation, the connection between meditation and art, and the importance of this practice.
It's time to get jazzy — the UNC Jazz Band will be holding a scholarship benefit concert this Saturday, Dec. 2 in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. Staff writer Krupa Kaneria spoke with Jim Ketch, a professor of Music and director of Jazz Studies, about his passion for jazz and about the concert.
It’s time to get spooky for Halloween, and the festivities have already begun. The Southern Cultures journal hosted a pop-up museum called “The Things,” which featured haunted objects and their stories.
The LAB! Theatre's first mainstage production of the Fall 2017 season,"Duck Hunter Shoots Angel," explores life in the South. Staff Writer Krupa Kaneria spoke with Rob Piscitelli, a sophomore dramatic art major and director of the play, about its production.