The voice of a number of Simpsons characters, Harry Shearer steps away from comedy and into the role of director for this film. The Big Uneasy is an award-winning documentary that delves into how, why, and who is responsible for Hurricane Katrina ending up so disastrous.
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Ackland Art Museum
Gallery and Exhibits (10 a.m. – 8 pm Thursday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday)
Adding to the Mix I: John Wesley’s Boeing (1982) is the museum’s latest exhibition that focuses on the recently acquired work in Boeing (1982). It is part of an informal series that is set to place recent museum acquisitions within the context of pieces that are already a part of the Ackland’s collection.
Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Author Lee Smith will be at Flyleaf bookstore in order to promote her new book, Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger. The southern author has published 12 novels and four collections of short stories. Her latest book was published in paperback on May 30.
The 2ndFriday ArtWalk
Chapel Hill, Carrboro
Friday 6 p.m.
Indulge in one of the many arts venues around campus. At University Mall, the Scrapel Hill People’s Choice & Corporate Choice Awards winners will be announced, in addition to the annual Dream Acts exhibit which will be featured at 523 E. Franklin. Take advantage of this artsy Friday night.