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Flashback from April 11, 1969: Jimi Hendrix rocks the Triangle

During the last couple of years, the popularity of The Jimi Hendrix Experience has become almost as heavy and solid as their sound. Yet back in 1966 when Hendrix was playing at the Café Wha?, wah-wah peddles were unheard of. Obviously a lot of framework has been laid and monuments built since 1966. Rock has gained new directions.

'DamNation' emphasizes dam destruction and watershed importance

Chapel Hill native Ben Knight drove more than 10,000 miles across the country and spent the night next to a river dam in full camouflage waiting for it to be blown up so that he could record footage of the action.The resulting film, DamNation, has now won awards including the Audience Choice Award at South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Tex., and the award for Best Environmental Film at a film festival in Washington D.C.

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A Day in the Life: senior music major Brian Braytenbah

Until the end of the spring semester, Canvas will profile a student from every artistic academic program at UNC each week — from dramatic art to creative writing to photojournalism.In the third installment of the series, staff writer Robert McNeely profiled senior UNC music and public policy major Brian Braytenbah.After numerous accolades, years of practice and near constant adulation from his fellow musicians, senior Brian Braytenbah said he feels grateful for his opportunities.

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