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Tuesday November 29th


UNC Cello Choir showcases versatility

Earlier today, the UNC Cello Choir, conducted by cello professor Brent Wissick, performed a series of pieces composed by cellists for cellists in the Hill Hall auditorium. The concert’s program, mostly organized by Wissick, aimed to highlight the longevity of the instrument, as well as the musical and technical diversity the cello provides it’s performers.

'RISK!' going for shock and awe at North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival

Kevin Allison, creator of “RISK!,” a live podcast and traveling comedy show, said the show aims to humor and shock — whether that’s through stories about experimenting with prostitution or about psychotic, murderous breaks in sanity. “RISK!,” created by Allison in 2009, is coming to the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival Saturday, with a show at the Carrboro ArtsCenter at 7:30 p.m.

UNC Wordsmiths selects team of 5 for national competition

While most of us find a way to express ourselves in a mere 140 characters or in a simple Facebook status, the UNC Wordsmiths use poetry that’s as eye opening as it is personal. From racism to women’s rights to abuse, the UNC Wordsmiths didn’t hold back on the audience Saturday night at the finale of their Grand Slam Weekend.

Q&A with Callie Henson

Callie Henson, marketing chair for The Fuzz’s DAILY TAR HEEL: Who is behind The Fuzz? CALLIE HENSON: Our class is a new media technologies class in the J-School.

Journalism professor screens documentary

“Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity” — a documentary created by UNC journalism professor C.A. Tuggle — delves into the history of Argentinian human rights group Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and poses larger questions about the human right to identity.

Company deftly presents 'Doubt'

“Doubt can be a bond as powerful as certainty.” Father Brendan Flynn opened with a sermon to the audience of Saturday night’s showing of Company Carolina’s “Doubt: A Parable.” The UNC student theater group presented this rendition of John Patrick Shanley’s Tony-Award winning play this weekend in the Historic Playmakers Theatre. Set in a Bronx Catholic School in the year 1964, the play does not address religion but rather concerns uncertainty.

Q&A with folk musician Ian McFeron

Ian McFeron is a Seattle based folk musician who first broke into the music scene in the early 2000s. McFeron and his band will be playing in Chapel Hill Saturday at Caffe Driade at 8:00 p.m.

The Sophomore Serenade an event sponsored by the UNC General Alumni Association and the class of 2015, was held on Sunday, Sept.