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Tuesday June 15th

Arts & Culture


Alan S. Kim, left, Steven Yeun, Noel Cho and Yeri Han in A24's "Minari." Photo courtesy of David Bornfriend/A24/TNS)

What to Watch: Oscars Edition

The 2021 Oscars awards will showcase a diverse selection of films April 25th. Some notable films that the Academy nominated are Judas and the Black Messiah, Nomadland and Sound of Metal. With theaters being closed this year, viewers can catch these films or various streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and HBO Max. 

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A 1-year-old Victoria Song with her mother and grandmother during a trip to Washington, D.C. in 2002. Photo courtesy of Victoria Song.

Op-ed: To my Asian grandmother

"It has taken the lives of Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Hyun Jung Grant, Soon Chung Park, Suncha Kim, Yong Ae Yue and Delania Yaun for me to realize I have robbed myself of stories of my grandmother’s life."

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An Orange County exhibit opening virtually on Thursday will look at the ways that dating has changed since the beginning of the 20th century. Photo courtesy of Courtney Smith.

Orange County Historical Museum will take you on a date, 20th century style

“I think the most exciting part is seeing the way love is portrayed in different decades, because now I feel like love is portrayed in a solid, social media sense, and you see this idealized version of love and you forget what it was like before Instagram and Tinder and Bumble and all those dating apps,” Ainsley Cogburn said. “The natural progression of love throughout the decades is really interesting to see.”

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Taylor Swift with her Grammy for winning Album of the Year on the red carpet at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in downtown Los Angeles, CA, Sunday, Mar. 14, 2021. Photo courtesy of Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/TNS.

Column: There's nothing to fear but the tears Taylor Swift has created in the studio

When I was 10 years old, I put a set of tickets to the Fearless Tour at the top of my Christmas list. Much to my surprise, on Christmas morning, I didn’t wake up to a spread of Taylor Swift merch and tickets under the tree; rather I had a red folder with a glaring picture of Justin Bieber spread across the front. Inside, lay two tickets to Taylor’s tour — in that Justin Bieber folder I still have to this day only as a cruel joke from my family. "Fearless" then became the first concert I ever went to, and I haven’t forgotten anything about it to this day.

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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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