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Mixed Concrete show raises money for Habitat for Humanity

Mixed Concrete is back for its third annual show, with two major goals in mind: to continue uniting the Chapel Hill community and to raise even more money than last year for Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. In order to accommodate growing crowds, Mixed Concrete’s fundraising art show will be a weekend event this year, hosted by TRU Deli & Wine on Rosemary Street.

The Morehead Planetarium and The Monti host "#ScienceFail" tonight

For those who wish to spend a night listening to stories under a blanket of stars this evening, look no further than the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. In partnership with The Monti — an organization that specializes in storytelling — and a UNC-Duke collaboration called Scientists with Stories, the Morehead Planetarium will host “The Monti: #ScienceFail” at 7 p.m.

Paintings evoke questions of public space, human experience

Luke Miller Buchanan, a Raleigh based artist, investigates the function of public spaces and buildings in his collection “A Year and A Day,” which is currently displayed in the National Humanities Center. The theme of the exhibit revolves around the common experiences that people share in buildings, spaces and cities.

Supercollider rocked gnarl-pop at FRANK gallery

Fine wine, assorted cheeses and acoustic gnarl-pop was the scene at FRANK Gallery on Thursday, where the band Supercollider held an open performance. Supercollider, based in Carrboro, has been playing in the area for two years.

Sacrificial Poets give voice to silent youth

Spoken word poetry has become the voice for silenced youths. The VoiceBox Youth Slam this Saturday in Durham and the workshop at the Ackland Art Museum this Sunday are two events organized by the Sacrificial Poets that grant youths the opportunity to express themselves through this art form. SacPoe is an award-winning spoken word poetry organization based in the Triangle area that has been engaging youths from middle, high school and college for 9 years.

Memorial Hall is jumpin' jumpin' for Club Night

Walk up in the club like whaddup — wait, I’m at Memorial Hall. Tonight the stage of Memorial Hall has been transformed into a dance party environment for Carolina Performing Arts’ first ever “Club Night” from 9 to 11 p.m. Local DJs, percussionists and student music groups like No.

Three Hillsborough artists combine flesh and spirit in exhibit

Three local artists are exploring the truth behind the saying, “the human body is a work of art” in a Hillsborough exhibit open throughout November. The Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery is showcasing three area artists who all focus on the beauty of the human body in an exhibition called “Flesh and Spirit,” which runs until Nov.

ASA's Journey into Asia took flight

This year’s Journey into Asia was called “Flight — One Stage, One Night, Experience Asia.” Presented by the UNC Asian Students Association, the annual showcase is meant to display the diversity of the Asian and Asian American community at UNC and the Triangle area. JIA is consistently ASA’s largest production of the year.

Q&A with professor Florence Dore

_Florence Dore, associate professor of English and comparative literature, hosted a discussion at Flyleaf Books Tuesday, titled “A Good Author is Hard to Kill: Flannery O'Connor and the ‘Post South.’” Focusing on two short stories by prolific southern author Flannery O'Connor, Dore explored southern literature and it's changing identity in an increasingly globalized world.

Student-written play excels in character portrayal

“Snow Days” Performance: Friday, Nov. 1 ???? On Friday night, Kenan Theatre at PlayMakers Repertory Company became the stage for grief, teenage angst and phyllomania. “Snow Days,” written and directed by Junior Mark Taylor, is a tragicomedy that follows three adolescents as they try to regain stasis in the wake of their friend’s suicide.

Q&A with cellist Timothy Holley

_Timothy Holley is an associate music professor at North Carolina Central University, and he’s performing in a guest recital today, alongside Aleen Pocock on the piano.