CULTURE


3/24/2020 6:37pm

The Daily Tar Heel's Co-Photo Editor Maya Carter poses for a portrait on Sept. 15, 2019. Carter, class of 2020, is a psychology major. 

Office DJ: We gon' be alright

Co-photo Editor Maya Carter shares the songs that are keeping her spirits up now that March Madness, commencement and basically everything else has been cancelled or postponed in "Ms. Rona's wake." 


3/19/2020 7:07pm

Renzo Ortega sits in his Carrboro studio. He is one of many Orange County artists and musicians who have experienced lifestyle changes as a result of COVID-19. The Orange County Arts Support Fund seeks to assist these artists through community donations. Photo courtesy Renzo Ortega.

Orange County Arts Commission starts support fund amid COVID-19

Cancellations of concerts and art events due to the COVID-19 pandemic has created a need for financial support, according to Katie Murray, director of the Orange County Arts Commission. In response, the commission created a fund for artists with a funding goal of $30,000, and is accepting donations for the fund via checks or a GoFundMe page.


3/19/2020 6:29pm

Flyleaf Books is located on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

Independent bookstores continue to serve the Chapel Hill community despite COVID-19

Despite being closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chapel Hill bookstores like Flyleaf Books and Epilogue Books Chocolate Brews are attempting to bring comfort to their customers by offering curbside pickup and online ordering. Along with the benefits to customers, the decision offers a financial incentive to these businesses and helps employees maintain their positions during the pandemic.

3/16/2020 6:10pm

Jessica Hardison is a senior majoring in political science and public relations. She is the 2019-2020 Arts & Culture editor. Photo courtesy of Brandon Standley. 

Column: The show must go on

The stage may be empty and the gallery may be closed, but the arts is still very much alive, and we intend to capture how our community continues to support local art in all its forms over the course of the next few weeks and months. 


3/6/2020 12:18am

Senior Greg Davis II, of Fayetteville, poses for a portrait on March 2, 2020. He records out of his dorm room and has started making noise in the UNC music scene.  "I just want to make music that people can have fun with" he said. 

Meet Greg Davis II, UNC's very own superstar

Davis, a senior at UNC, plays the role of a full-time college student while also creating and performing music of his own, with singles like “Sqhool Daze,” “Life of the Party,” and most recently, “College L.U.V.”