CULTURE


11/27/2017 8:56pm

Author Megan Miranda will speak about her latest novel "Fragments of the Lost" at Flyleaf Books. Photo courtesy of Christine Watley.

Q&A with young adult author Megan Miranda

New York Times best-selling author Megan Miranda is coming to Flyleaf Books on Tuesday for a book discussion and signing of her newly-released novel, “Fragments of the Lost.”  To get a feel for the book and the event, staff writer Olivia Clark had a conversation with Miranda to discuss her novel, her career and more. 


11/27/2017 8:20pm

Salman Khan

Word on the Street: What is your favorite Christmas song?

The end of November is an exciting time for students in Chapel Hill. Finals are in a couple of weeks, basketball season is beginning and, of course, Christmastime is right around the corner. To ring in the holiday season, staff writer A.J. O’Leary asked a few students what their favorite Christmas songs are.


11/26/2017 7:03pm

30 songs to get you through finals

It’s that time of year again — you’ve come back from Thanksgiving break thinking you’re well-rested and ready to get back into the swing of things. Little do you know the swing of things you’re used to is now batting harder than ever before. 


11/20/2017 8:48pm

Kelela performed to a sold-out crowd at Motorco on Friday.

Review: Kelela's concert took Durham apart

I went to Kelela’s sold-out concert in Durham last Friday night. Her debut album, “Take Me Apart,” was released on Oct  6. She is redefining R&B with her electronic influence, and she's not afraid to delve into the themes of love and sex that are so intrinsic to R&B. 


11/19/2017 7:41pm

Separating art from artist: UNC professor insights

Should we, as consumers of various art mediums, choose to separate the art that a person produces from their personal life outside of that medium? Is there a way to do so without compromising the work? In light of recent sexual allegations surfacing in national arts and entertainment industries, UNC professors Gregory Flaxman, Jacqueline Lawton, Cary Levine and Emil Kang offered their personal insights into that choice. 


11/19/2017 7:34pm

Healing Hands brings music to hospitals and assisted living facilities. Photo courtesy of Ashley Cantu.

Healing Hands uses music to make a difference

The new organization, Healing Hands, seeks to utilize music as more than just a method of self expression or a way to pass the time — they want to help people forget their troubles, even during their darkest hours. 


11/16/2017 10:08pm

Songwriter Liss Victory and comedian Krish Mohan will perform at The Cave Nov. 18 as a part of "The Transcontinental Tour," celebrating their engagement. Photo courtesy of Liss Victory.

Q&A with songwriter Liss Victory and comedian Krish Mohan

Songwriter Liss Victory and comedian Krish Mohan have toured the country, but their latest tour comes in the wake of their engagement. Despite their incredibly different backgrounds and talents, they have learned how to successfully perform together and delight audiences across the country. 


11/16/2017 8:15pm

Modernextionsion Dance Company practices improvisation at rehearsal for "Disruption." Photo courtesy of Ryan Herron.

Goodbye choreography, hello improv

Modernextension Dance Company will throw away its playbook and take to the stage with an improvised and organic performance this Saturday in Gerrard Hall. The company will use dance to explore the theme of disruption at various levels, from molecular to political disruption. 


11/16/2017 7:34pm

UNC Student TV will debut their new season of shows with a red carpet premiere. Photo courtesy of Hollie Rutledge.

STV premieres fall shows with red carpet

The Emmy Awards have come and gone this year, but for UNC Student TV, the biggest television event is happening this Saturday from 7-10 p.m. At the Red Carpet Fall Premiere, STV will debut its new season of shows, which members have been working on throughout the semester. 


11/16/2017 7:14pm

The New Works Project presents student-written pieces

New Kids are found on the block, but new works will be found — the New Works Project will be showcasing the first fruits of their labor on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The event is being held at the UNC Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art in Room 102.