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Friday July 30th

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The UNC Process Series will virtually present a reading of “Cascade,” a play about the climate crisis written by UNC alumnus Jim Grimsley, on April 16 and 17. Photo courtesy of Joseph Megel.

UNC Process Series presents virtual reading of play about life after climate crisis

“They’re facing the fact that they can’t stay where they are because it’s simply getting to be too hot and chaos is beginning to take over in North Carolina, so they’ve just got to get out,” playwright Jim Grimsley said. “I’m trying to write about a world in which everything that we know right now has been thrown up in the air by the fact that we didn’t pay any attention to the notion of global warming.”

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UNC students paint in the Morrison Art Studio. Arts Everywhere is bringing the Morrison Art Studio online, sending out emails with activity prompts. Photo courtesy of Haley France.

Morrison Art Studio hosts collaborative digital mural for Arts Everywhere Day

“We don’t get a chance to show off our art all the time, we don’t get a chance this year to get on campus and see everybody for Arts Everywhere Day, so we might as well put it somewhere that’s pretty accessible,” Morgan Pestyk, digital marketing assistant for Arts Everywhere, said. “It’s really nice to have that out there and have a place where you can put your art safely.”

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UNC Associate Professor of Music and Head of Keyboard Studies Clara Yang performs on the piano. Yang will perform virtually alongside jazz pianist Aaron Diehl on June 4. Photo courtesy of Carolina Performing Arts.

The Spring Finale: Carolina Performing Arts releases semester’s final events

“2021 has without a doubt been an extraordinarily challenging year for our community and for artists across the board,” Chris Pendergrass said. “The season finale is significant for us in that it gives us a way to reconnect around arts experiences and artists that have had a significant local impact in Chapel Hill in a time when that has been, in many ways, not possible.”

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