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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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DTH Photo Illustration. The Process Series partners with UNC's Department of American Studies to present a Storytelling Festival.

The Process Series' Storytelling Festival aims to bring people together

“Our brains are now really wired for narrative as the memorable way for us to take in information, sort it out, and store it with meaning,” storyteller Milbre Burch said. “So why not devote yourself to the most effective way to communicate with people, especially if you're trying to do it for the betterment of a culture."  The series will be livestreamed from Feb. 17 to Feb. 21.

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DTH Photo Illustration. "Ratatouille: The TikTok the Musical" is “the first crowd-sourced musical,” created during quarantine by TikTok users using the hashtag #ratatouillemusical.

Review: 'Anyone can cook’: TikTok’s 'Ratatouille' musical

"Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical" hit small screens nationwide Jan. 1 after garnering vast popularity from what started as a TikTok trend. The musical’s star-studded cast spans from popular TikTok creators like JJ Neimann (@jjneimann) to high-profile stars like Tituss Burgess, a Broadway and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" alumnus who plays Remy, the “rat of all our dreams.” Almost cartoonish in nature, the musical’s filter-esque effects play into the silly and lighthearted nature of the whole digital affair. 

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