ENTERTAINMENT


11/10/2014 12:04am

Chapel Hill folk dancers build strong community

Muffled music can be heard coming from within the brick walls of the Beth El Synagogue Freedman Center on Wednesday nights. The tunes — traditional melodies from Norway, Egypt, Croatia and beyond — are unfamiliar to the uninitiated.


10/28/2014 12:15am

Courtesy of David Navalinsky. 

Review: ‘Priceless Gem’ rings relevant

In the wake of UNC athletic scandals and the recent release of Kenneth Wainstein’s report, “Priceless Gem: An Athlete Story” not only captures many ongoing arguments about academics, but manages to give a spirited voice to the students feeling the repercussions.


10/27/2014 12:52am

Courtesy of David Navalinsky. 

Play draws on student-athlete experience

The release of Kenneth Wainstein’s report on Wednesday marked the most recent contribution to a larger conversation about the student-athlete experience, and a performance tonight will attempt to bring to light the often unheard perspective of those athletes.


10/15/2014 12:12am

Emmy Awards honor 4 UNC grads

Two pairs of UNC graduates took home Emmy awards at the 35th annual awards show this year for their work with The Guardian and National Public Radio.


9/8/2014 4:35pm

courtesy of helen tobin

Q&A with author Tony Earley

Tony Earley is the Samuel Milton Fleming Chair in English at Vanderbilt University and the award-winning author of a collection of personal essays, a collection of short stories and a novel.


8/27/2014 4:01pm

Lev Grossman Toronto 2011

Q&A with journalist, author Lev Grossman

Lev Grossman, book critic and technology writer at Time magazine, released the final novel in his “Magicians” trilogy, “The Magician’s Land.” He will talk at Flyleaf Books tonight. Staff writer Everett Handy spoke to him about the series.