Elle Varner, a 23-year-old R&B singer-songwriter from California, opened for J. Cole at the 2012 UNC Homecoming Concert Sunday night. Varner collaborated with J. Cole on her most recent album. Staff writer Caroline Pate spoke to Varner about her life, her career and the future.
The closing of Jack Sprat Cafe on Oct. 8 was not only the end of a restaurant, but the closing of a popular performance space for many student groups.
A woman behind a screen wrestles with a cello, making it sound more like an electric guitar than a classical instrument. The world premiere performance of “Elsewhere” is a collaboration between cellist Maya Beiser and director Robert Woodruff, commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts.
Ellis Driver is a 2012 UNC graduate who double majored in art and biology. Driver currently works as a research assistant in a biology lab on campus. Her artwork is being shown in the Carolina Union Gallery until Sept. 29, and there will be a reception for the show on Wednesday.
There will be a lot of firsts for Mariette Monpierre tonight. Monpierre, the first woman to shoot a film on the island Guadeloupe, will take questions after the North Carolina premiere of “Elza” tonight in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.
Tonight about 500 people will wait in a Chapel Hill parking lot for shuttles to take them to an undisclosed location. It’s not a secret mission — it’s MTV and Intel’s The Music Experiment concert, featuring alternative pop artist Santigold.