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Wednesday October 20th


DJ Bo Fader has been in the professional music and entertainment business for 20 years. He started because he couldn’t dance. (Courtesy of Stacey Willard)

Exploring ‘Lost Stories’ with DJ Bo Fader

DJs are seemingly omnipresent in Chapel Hill-Carrboro nightlife, but the people behind the turntable aren’t as well known as their music. Staff writer Morgan Howard spoke to DJ Bo Fader, who will be playing B-Side Lounge tonight, about his career, his inspirations and future funk.

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Q&A with the Elvisfest founder David Quick

For David Quick, Christmas is on January 8 — Elvis' birthday. Every year, he organizes and coordinates a two-day music festival, called "Elvisfest," where bands and Elvis enthusiasts travel from all over the country to enjoy what Quick calls "best first party of the year." Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor Ryan Schocket spoke with him about the festival, his love for Elvis and Elvis' love of bacon.

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Elijah Wald presents his book on Bob Dylan and the culture, politics, history, and stories of American folk and rock music, "Dylan Goes Electric! Music, Myth and History," in Wilson Library.

Bob Dylan’s legacy replayed in lecture

Before the lecture, Bob Dylan’s infamous performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival played on the screen ahead. Nearly everyone mouthed the words to their favorite hits like “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “Like a Rolling Stone.” 

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Walk-Ons, Cypher conflict leads to concert

On most weeknights around 10 p.m., the Pit is primarily trafficked by students either filing out of the library, visiting the Student Union or walking home across campus. On Wednesdays, though, the Pit resembles a stage, complete with live music and a captive audience.

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