ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


11/14/2017 7:11pm

Artist Irene Tison's artwork will be on display at until Jan. 4. Courtesy of Irene Tison.

Irene Tison tells Gullah stories through her colorful paintings

The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough is collaborating with Mike’s Art Truck to display Irene Tison’s newest collection “Low Country Life.” The 22-painting collection will be on display in the Alexander Dickson house, the building that houses the Hillsborough Visitor Center, from Nov. 10, 2017 through Jan. 4, 2018.


11/12/2017 10:00pm

UNC MASH is hosting the first CineMASH food and film festival. Photo courtesy of UNC MASH.

Asian-American art and culture will be highlighted at film festival

UNC Mixed AAPI Student's Heritage (MASH), in its efforts to promote Asian-American and Pacific Islander culture, will host its first ever UNC CineMASH event on Friday from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. The Asian-American film festival will be complete with dumplings and a discussion panel to talk about the issues brought up in the films after the event.


11/9/2017 9:08pm

UNC Opera's "Cendrillon" will be performed Nov. 11-12 in James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. Photo courtesy of Marc Callahan.

UNC Opera presents 'Cinderella'

This weekend, UNC Opera will be performing their version of Jules Émile Fréderic Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” translated to “Cinderella” in English, in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. The Saturday performance will start at 8 p.m., and the Sunday performance will start at 7:30 p.m. 


11/9/2017 7:49pm

(From left) senior vocal performance major Chris Burrus, junior political science and public policy Jabril Rice, and first-year vocal performance major Cole Covington rehearse their solos in preparation for the Clef Hangers' Fall concert.

Hark the sound of new Tar Heel voices

If you haven’t heard at least one group singing in the Pit to promote their upcoming concerts this month, you're either enrolled in Kenan-Flagler Business School or you don’t go to UNC.


11/6/2017 9:25pm

Priscilla Layne will give a talk as part of the Triangle Film Salon lecture series. Photo courtesy of Priscilla Layne.

Q&A with Priscilla Layne, assistant professor in German

Priscilla Layne, an assistant professor of German at UNC,  will be speaking on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Film at UNC’s Triangle Salon series in her lecture “All That Glitters Isn’t Gold: Auma Obama's Nightmare of Postunification Germany." The lecture has moved from Greenlaw 502 to Mitchell Hall 005 at 5 p.m. 


11/2/2017 11:45pm

Hannah Hendren (left) and Andrew Linden (right) play Natalie and Henry in LAB! Theatre's production of "Next to Normal." Photo courtesy of Caroline Amy.

LAB! Theatre puts on 'Next to Normal'

This Friday, for one night only, LAB! Theatre will be putting on a rendition of the renowned musical "Next to Normal." The performance begins at 7:30 p.m., is free of charge, and tells a story of mental health that is sure to intrigue and entertain attendees.


10/29/2017 10:03pm

UNC majorettes Ava Smith (left) and Ciara Gillis (right) rehearse during marching band practice in the Eddie Smith field house.

The Marching Tar Heels bring back the majorettes

Since 2011, the Marching Tar Heels were unable to find a single majorette skilled enough to join the band. That is, until first-year students Ava Smith and Ciara Gillis twirled onto the scene. Now the band has two baton-wielding performers for its pregame and halftime shows.


10/25/2017 7:55pm

Violinist Rolf Schulte will give a lecture and a recital on campus this week. Photo courtesy of Christian Steiner.

Q&A with violinist Rolf Schulte

Rolf Schulte, violin, and James Winn, piano, are giving a lecture and performance on Thursday and Friday as part of the UNC Department of Music’s Conversations in Modern Music series. Staff writer Ellie Nelson spoke with Schulte about modern music and composers.