The Daily Tar Heel

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Thursday February 2nd

Arts & Culture



DTH Photo Illustration. Music plays in a home studio on Jan. 17, 2023.

Column: "Name three hip-hop songs"

"Through my years of being a woman who appreciates this kind of music, I have noticed men consistently have not taken me as seriously as other male fans. In no way am I an expert on every artist and album, but I often feel belittled by the misogynistic comments that men make toward me."

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UNC sophomore and member of Earthtones, Kennedy Hall, is pictured with art she painted for the club on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in the Student Union.

Earthtones club celebrates student artists of color at UNC

Earthtones, a club comprised of students of color at UNC, aims to foster a space for community building and self-expression through art.  The art collective, which officially started last fall, hosts biweekly community meetings and “paint-and-sips,” during which members can meet to experiment with a new art form together.   “Earthtones has really helped me find people that are like me, that really like expressing themselves through art, connecting with each other in art, talking about it and using it to grow or to help ourselves or whatever it is that we use art to do,” Lokumo Eteni, a musician, said. 

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Photo Courtesy of Michelle Seucan.

Column: The Chinese character 'biang' and what it means to me

"From my many years at the Chinese school, I have developed an intimate relationship with the many complexities and simple pleasures of my culture — from language and conversation to traditional dances and costumes. I've uncovered the various parts of humanity through the lessons of discipline, global understanding, storytelling and communication. To me, biang is representative of the diverse aspects of humanity, a story told through numerous building blocks of history. "

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The Lumina Theater, pictured on Sunday, September 4, 2022, is one of the local movie theaters participating in National Cinema Day.

Film Fest 919 to show a variety of movies for its fifth installment

Popcorn machines are popping and movie projectors are raring for battle – Film Fest 919 will welcome people back to the Silverspot and Lumina theaters for its fifth installment. Overall, this year’s line-up represents films from 13 different countries, according to the Film Fest 919’s website, such as "Devotion," starring Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell, and "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.” 

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