1/31/2013 9:51pm

Blues Night A Capella at 6:00 pm in FRANK Gallery. Three UNC A Capella groups performed blues music; Achordants, The Loreleis, and Walk-ons.

UNC student groups sing the blues at FRANK

FRANK Gallery is combining art and music to counter the winter blues. As part of its new “Blues” exhibition, FRANK is hosting a series of Thursday night salons — evenings of music and performances that incorporate various UNC student groups.

10/10/2012 11:31pm

The Old Well stands illuminated with pink lights for the first time in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month during the Pink out Polk Place event put on by the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The event included a fun run where the first 100 runners were covered in pink and blue powder.

Pink powder party on quad

Students were pelted with pink and Carolina blue powder on Wednesday night, enthusiastically donning the colors as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

11/13/2009 12:50am

3 UNC a cappella groups to perform this weekend

Though all of the choral groups on campus share a passion for singing, they each have a unique approach. This weekend, three groups will bring their own styles to the stage.“Every group kind of has their shtick,” said Katie Paxton, president of the Loreleis.

8/20/2007 12:00am

Campus groups compete for fresh talent

If you see someone handing out fliers in the Pit this week dressed as a gorilla, don't be surprised.It's just an example of how far some student performance groups will go to attract new recruits.

4/11/2006 12:00am

University voices spring with start of season

The birds aren't the only ones singing as UNC's a cappella season kicks into high gear.Many groups are presenting their marquee concerts as the year draws to a close."Spring is definitely the busier semester for us," said Cassie Criswell, concert manager for the Loreleis.

10/18/2004 12:00am

Loreleis sing for the fences

The Loreleis' cresting voices have carried them everywhere from local radio stations to "The Today Show." Last Wednesday, their notes swept over Yankee Stadium, rising and falling to the words of the national anthem.

2/12/2002 12:00am

Singers Contend With Fan Culture

A typical show at Memorial Hall for two of the major a cappella groups at UNC is a sight to see. A sold-out house of screaming fans awaits the talented musicians, and when the singing starts, the screaming doesn't stop there.

10/26/2001 12:00am

Loreleis Celebrate 20 Years of Song

It was October 1981. Eight girls, all UNC undergraduates, got together to sing at a Morehead banquet. They called themselves the Loreleis, after their favorite song, and they sang that song along with "Sentimental Journey" and other ballads.The audience loved their a cappella vocal harmonies; a thank-you note described them as "eight women who could sound like 50."

10/16/2000 12:00am

Despite Mistakes, Loreleis Steal the Show at Jam

Remember the first "Divas Live" on VH1? At the end of the show, Aretha Franklin sauntered on stage, out-singing and out-performing the other divas-in-training. "Divas Live" might have been an ensemble concert, but it was ultimately Aretha's show.