Carolina Jazz Festival: Christian McBride & Inside Straight
$10 with OneCard; $15 otherwise
The big band sound of 2012 Grammy Award-winning Christian McBride and the Inside Straight band makes up the marquee concert in the 35th annual Carolina Jazz Festival.
Check out staff writer Mary Stevens’ Q&A with the festival’s director “Jim Ketch”:http://www.dailytarheel.com/index.php/blog/canvas/2012/02/qampa_jim_ketch.
Activated Art: An Evening of Ekphrastic Theatre
Ackland Art Museum
$10, purchase at the Ackland Museum Store
Four creative writing professors from UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-Wilmington have written one-act plays inspired by art in the Ackland. These plays will be performed in the galleries.
Look for staff writer Mary Stevens’ story about the festival in Friday’s print edition.
“Miss Representation” film screening and discussion
UNC Eating Disorders Program will host a screening of the “Miss Representation” documentary, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film exposes how mainstream media present women and promote body dissatisfaction among women.
The Successful Artist’s Career Guide: Margaret Peot
Center for Dramatic Art, room 250
This interactive workshop on being a freelance visual artist will be led by Broadway fabric painter Margaret Peot. The workshop will feature artist interviews, personal stories, self-reflective worksheets and practical information.
Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Amanda Ross-Ho
Hanes Art Center
Amanda Ross-Ho’s work has been featured all over the United States and Europe. She has been featured in “Artforum” and “The New York Times.”
Gospel Concert with the Branchettes & New Sons of New Bethel
A celebration of the gospel music tradition and its powerful influence.