CULTURE


1/11/2018 8:09pm

Matthew Greenberg

Word on the Street: What TV shows are you excited about this semester?

School is back from winter break, but perhaps more importantly, so are all of your favorite television shows! Well, maybe not ("Game of Thrones" won’t be back until next year), but there's still a lot to look forward to.  Here are some of the shows that students around campus can’t wait to see return.  Spoiler alert: they are all Emmy award-winning shows.


1/11/2018 7:21pm

Lori Burgwyn Hernandez will teach a meditation class at the Ackland Art Museum in celebration of Bodhi Day. Photo courtesy of Lori Burgwyn Hernandez.

Q&A with meditation instructor Lori Burgwyn Hernandez

It’s time to get your meditation on. The Ackland Art Museum will be celebrating Bodhi Day on Friday in connection with its new “Religion and Ritual” exhibit, and Lori Burgwyn Hernandez of Franklin Street Yoga will be leading an introductory meditation class.  Staff writer Krupa Kaneria spoke with Hernandez about her involvement in meditation, the connection between meditation and art, and the importance of this practice.


1/11/2018 7:16pm

Long Neck is performing at Local 506 on Jan. 13. Photo courtesy of Lily Mastrodimos.

Q&A with Long Neck's Lily Mastrodimos

The band Long Neck will be performing a show Saturday at Local 506 with Infinity Crush and It Looks Sad. Lily Mastrodimos is the founding member of the group. Staff writer Rachel Jensen had a conversation with Mastrodimos to discuss the band, their new album "Will This Do?" and more. 

1/9/2018 8:06pm

The Ackland Art Museum's exhibit "Religion and Ritual" will be on display until May 13. Photo courtesy of Emily Bowles.

Ackland Art Museum's ‘Religion and Ritual’ showcases extensive collection of Asian art

While Asian art has grown especially in strength and importance over the last 30 years, the Ackland Art Museum remains home to the only collection of Asian art in the state — and one of the major collections in the southeast.  Now, a new exhibition titled Religion and Ritual, on display at the Ackland from Jan. 3 to May 13, presents the beauty of some of this wondrous collection.


1/9/2018 7:44pm

Many concerts are coming to Triangle venues this month, such as the Ritz in Raleigh. Photo courtesy of Scott Chemlar.

The new year brings new concerts to the Chapel Hill area

The local music scene will welcome January 2018 with a variety of artists with distinctive styles and backgrounds. This concert compilation will ensure that the Triangle starts off the new year with a mixture of tried and true local artists, as well as international sensations. 


12/3/2017 9:38pm

Felix Evans

Word on the Street: What do you like to do post-taking a final?

Finals are looming over UNC-Chapel Hill and filling students with stress and anxiety before they get to leave for the holidays. The DTH has given you the best places to cry on campus and a playlist to help boost your mood through the next couple weeks. On top of that, we’d like to give you some ideas for what to do after you finish your exams.


11/30/2017 10:48pm

Art After Dark is hosted by the Student Friends of the Ackland. Photo courtesy of Audrey Shore.

Art After Dark connects UNC students to the Ackland Art Museum

The Student Friends of the Ackland Art Museum (SFA) will be hosting its annual free-of-charge arts celebration at Ackland Art Museum, Art After Dark, this Friday from 6-9 p.m. During the celebration attendees will have access to galleries, there will be a workshop and lecture by artists and the museum will be serving coffee and donuts.


11/30/2017 8:09pm

Q&A with author Christopher Brookhouse

Former UNC professor, writer and editor Christopher Brookhouse recently published his latest novel, “A Pinch of Salt.” He is the founding editor for Hitchcock Annual and author of several novels, short stories and poetry collections. Staff writer Amelia Keesler had a conversation with Christopher to discuss his novel, his career and more.


11/30/2017 8:07pm

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.


11/29/2017 9:18pm

Many concerts are coming to Triangle venues this month, such as the Ritz in Raleigh. Photo courtesy of Scott Chemlar.

A look into the December concert scene

The Triangle draws in many diverse artists and music groups from across the nation, and even from overseas. Compiled here are the top shows for this upcoming month. Now you know what to tell your Grandma to get you for Christmas — you’re welcome.