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Tuesday June 15th

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The art of Wilbert Alfonso, among others, is on display at Pleiades Arts in Durham as a part of "DREAMers: a visual conversation about DACA, Deportation Defense, and the American Dream." Photo courtesy of Renee Leverty.

DREAMers paint the stories of undocumented immigrants in Durham exhibit

The Statue of Liberty has welcomed thousands of immigrants into the U.S. for over a century. Now, it also stands in works of art featured in Pleiades Arts that speak to the struggle immigrants to this country still face today.  “DREAMers: DACA, Deportation Defense, and the American Dream” is a visual art exhibit currently on display at Pleiades Arts. It is a collaboration between the studio, Alerta Migratoria NC and the NC Dream Coalition.

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Jim Ketch is a professor of music and the director of jazz studies. Photo courtesy of Jim Ketch.

Q&A with Director of Jazz Studies Jim Ketch

It's time to get jazzy — the UNC Jazz Band will be holding a scholarship benefit concert this Saturday, Dec. 2 in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall.  Staff writer Krupa Kaneria spoke with Jim Ketch, a professor of Music and director of Jazz Studies, about his passion for jazz and about the concert.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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