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Tuesday April 13th

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The UNC Process Series will virtually present a reading of “Cascade,” a play about the climate crisis written by UNC alumnus Jim Grimsley, on April 16 and 17. Photo courtesy of Joseph Megel.

UNC Process Series presents virtual reading of play about life after climate crisis

“They’re facing the fact that they can’t stay where they are because it’s simply getting to be too hot and chaos is beginning to take over in North Carolina, so they’ve just got to get out,” playwright Jim Grimsley said. “I’m trying to write about a world in which everything that we know right now has been thrown up in the air by the fact that we didn’t pay any attention to the notion of global warming.”

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UNC Associate Professor of Music and Head of Keyboard Studies Clara Yang performs on the piano. Yang will perform virtually alongside jazz pianist Aaron Diehl on June 4. Photo courtesy of Carolina Performing Arts.

The Spring Finale: Carolina Performing Arts releases semester’s final events

“2021 has without a doubt been an extraordinarily challenging year for our community and for artists across the board,” Chris Pendergrass said. “The season finale is significant for us in that it gives us a way to reconnect around arts experiences and artists that have had a significant local impact in Chapel Hill in a time when that has been, in many ways, not possible.”

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UNC junior Grace Garcia interns at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Sarah Conklin.

Grace Garcia blends social media and art for internship at the Met

Garcia's internship will focus on utilizing social media to enhance user accessibility to the art collections at The Met. “For me, the Met represented this opportunity to connect with individuals on a large scale, but also to highlight the incredible power that these cultural institutions have and find a way to break down these barriers or ideas of exclusivity.”

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DTH Photo Illustration. The Process Series partners with UNC's Department of American Studies to present a Storytelling Festival.

The Process Series' Storytelling Festival aims to bring people together

“Our brains are now really wired for narrative as the memorable way for us to take in information, sort it out, and store it with meaning,” storyteller Milbre Burch said. “So why not devote yourself to the most effective way to communicate with people, especially if you're trying to do it for the betterment of a culture."  The series will be livestreamed from Feb. 17 to Feb. 21.

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