2/15/2018 9:57pm

Sophmore Faith Jones, Assistant Conductor of Tar Heel Voices, practices her solo at rehearsal for their upcoming competition.

Hark the sound of ICCA quarterfinals with the Tar Heel Voices

The Tar Heel Voices, UNC’s oldest co-ed a cappella group, are preparing to compete at the quarterfinal level in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella on Saturday at the Carolina Theatre in Durham. This will be the group’s first appearance at the ICCAs in five years. 

2/13/2018 11:58pm

Jessica Jones is proofing a copper plate etching at Supergraphic. Photo courtesy of Jessica Jones.

Q&A with Jessica Jones, an artist, accountant and UNC grad

UNC graduate Jessica Jones created the series "Artists Are...," which is made up of monthly discussions hosted at The Carrack in Durham. This month, the theme is "Artists Are... Taxpayers." Staff writer Hannah Lee talked with Jones about how the series aims to empower artists economically and personally. 

2/13/2018 10:39pm

The Haiti Heritage Film Festival is highlighting Black culture through film. Courtesy of Angela Lee.

The Hayti Heritage Film Festival (HHFF) will starts Friday in Durham. From documentaries to fictional shorts, the festival focuses on celebrating both local and national black cinema. The festival also includes food, a market, and talk-backs with some of the film creators.

2/11/2018 10:01pm

Sean Wellington (left) and Justin Brent Johnson (right) star in The Justice Theater Project's production of "Bent." Photo courtesy of Melissa Zeph.

“Bent” performance challenges public knowledge of homosexuals in the Holocaust

Because of the public's exposure to the events of the Holocaust through countless documentaries, Hollywood films and school curricula, there is general knowledge surrounding the persecution of certain demographics of people by Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich.  However, The Justice Theater Project felt this general knowledge was not enough, which is exactly why it chose to revisit “Bent.”

2/7/2018 8:15pm

propersleep, a local band, is playing at Slim's Downtown in Raleigh. Photo by Alex Murdock.

Q&A with local band propersleep

A local band signed to Cardigan Records, propersleep, is performing at Slim’s Downtown in Raleigh this Friday at 9 p.m. Staff writer Emma Strickland spoke with the members of propersleep (Benjamin Young, guitar, vocals; Scott Jackson, drums; Andrew McGinn, bass, vocals) about their upcoming concert, what it means to be punk and the experience of performing.