With public health safety risks causing classes to move online for the semester, many UNC music ensembles have taken an online format to continue creating music together. With the shift, musicians have also had to adapt to new challenges and learn new skills.
Through the collaborative efforts of the Orange County Arts Commission and the Hillsborough Arts Council, this year’s fourth annual “Paint it Orange,” is taking a new online format to continue supporting artists in North Carolina.
Programs such as "Avatar: The Last Airbender" or the follow-up series "The Legend of Korra" offer different experiences depending on the viewer, as well as room for new interpretations of the shows. The two series have resurfaced after their recent release on Netflix.
“I was so happy in the video, and that resonates with a lot of people,” UNC sophomore Ibrahim Shakhtour said.” People could connect to the fact that after they finish something so difficult, that's how happy they are, especially people who have programmed.”
In less than two weeks author and UNC alumna Anne Reeder Heck is expected to release her memoir, “A Fierce Belief in Miracles: My Journey from Rape to Healing and Wholeness.” Heck recounts her experience being assaulted when she was 26 and enjoying a morning bicycle ride in Northern Virginia when she was stopped by a man asking for directions.