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Tuesday December 7th


New Homecoming fee proposed to attract bigger acts

A new fee proposed by Carolina Union Activities Board leadership could bring bigger acts to the Homecoming scene as soon as next year. The fee, brought by CUAB president Cierra Hinton, will go toward the Homecoming concert budget to help bring more popular — and expensive — acts to campus in future years.

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Q&A with Bland Simpson of the Red Clay Ramblers

It’s hard to think of a band that better embodies the sound of North Carolina than the Red Clay Ramblers. The bluegrass group celebrates the state in its 2009 album, Old North State, but its fiddle-driven folk and songs about barbecue have been oozing the traditional sound for 40 years.

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UNC Opera's ""Breasts of Tiresias"" explores gender

UNC Opera members will take opera beyond the stage today as they use their performance to explore contemporary gender roles. The UNC Opera will perform Francis Poulenc's surrealist comedy ""The Breasts of Tiresias"" at 8 p.m. today and Saturday in Hill Hall auditorium. The opera is part of Carolina Performing Arts' yearlong Gender Project"" which explores and encourages discussion of the concept of gender in contemporary society. This will be the UNC Opera's first performance of the year.

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