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Thursday January 26th

Arts & Culture


Rapper Flo Milli performs at the CUAB Jubilee at Carmichael Arena on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

Flo Milli performs for CUAB Jubilee 2022 at UNC

Rapper Flo Milli was the headliner for the Carolina Union Activities Board's Jubilee 2022 on Saturday. Typically held annually, Jubilee is the University’s biggest concert hosted by CUAB. “I was really excited," Ta'Mecha Robinson, a junior UNC student who attended the concert, said. "I really felt like I was missing out on something and finally got it back."

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Trevor Noah emerges from a flower-adorned gramophone during a pretaped segment for the 63rd Grammys at the Los Angeles Convention Center on March 11, 2021. Photo courtesy of Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS.

Column: The Recording Academy should reconsider genre categories

"Though the category is designed to honor the international sounds and influences of these artists, they fail to recognize how these distinct sounds have emerged as full genres in their own right. The global categories should include awards that reflect the talent emerging from artists that are bringing in their culture through their art."

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Janora McDuffie, a Durham native and UNC alumna, will be one of the first Black and queer announcers in Oscar history. Photo courtesy of Janora McDuffie.

'This is her time': UNC alumna to voice announcements for 94th Academy Awards

UNC alumna Janora McDuffie will be the voice behind all the announcements at the 94th Academy Awards on Sunday. Now living in Los Angeles, she has appeared in numerous television shows and has done voice acting for commercials, video games and other animations. “It’s been a beautiful process to be a part of watching the growth in her career and growth as a person,” McDuffie's wife, Leila Ryan, said.

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People attend the Wolf Alice concert at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on March 22, 2022.

Concert venues across North Carolina grapple with changing COVID-19 guidelines

While Orange County has lifted its mandate on public indoor places, businesses and other private spaces still have the discretion to require masks indoors. Some venues, such as Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, are still requiring masks indoors. In addition, Cat's Cradle requires concert attendees to present their COVID-19 vaccination cards or proof of a negative test within the prior 72 hours, in addition to their ID. "Sort of like with public transit, there is not a real easy way to stay six feet from everyone if you're going to enjoy a typical concert environment at Cat's Cradle," Frank Heath, owner of Cat's Cradle, said.

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