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Dan Kois co-wrote "The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America." Photo courtesy of Dan Kois.

Former DTH staffer Dan Kois shares the experiences of those affected by 'Angels in America'

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.


Lori Burgwyn Hernandez will teach a meditation class at the Ackland Art Museum in celebration of Bodhi Day. Photo courtesy of Lori Burgwyn Hernandez.

Q&A with meditation instructor Lori Burgwyn Hernandez

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.


Jim Ketch is a professor of music and the director of jazz studies. Photo courtesy of Jim Ketch.

Q&A with Director of Jazz Studies Jim Ketch

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.


Q&A with LAB! Theatre's Rob Piscitelli

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. 



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First-year Stephen Xiao owns eight-month-old chocolate lab mix Darcy, who has a special talent for peeing everywhere. Darcy’s favorite game is tug of war. 

First-year Stephen Xiao owns eight-month-old chocolate lab mix Darcy, who has a special talent for peeing everywhere. Darcy’s favorite game is tug of war.