A house painting job and a hitchhiking trip to Mexico influenced Michael Brown's first works as a muralist. Over the past 31 years, his abstract sea turtles and starry town landscapes decorate Chapel Hill's walls, quietly shaping the town's aesthetic.
Four UNC Master's of Fine Arts alumni look back at how their meaning of success has changed over the years and what it means now.
A trio of performers will dance inside the exhibition space of "She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World" at the Ackland on Nov. 16.
A UNC graduate student was recently unable to park in the last remaining disability spot at a PlayMakers Repertory Company performance, leaving them to park in a parking deck far from the theater and walk. This experience left the student with not only lingering pain, but frustration about the University's priorities with its limited parking. This student's trouble with parking raises the larger problem of the University's poor accommodations of those with disabilities, forcing the University to reevaluate its guidelines for upholding equal accessibility under ADA guidelines.
On Sunday, Southern Village will come alive with a costume parade, afrobeat tunes and a puppet performance. Proceeds from the festival will extend arts funding to schools in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area.
The Triangle Area comes to life around this festive time of year with more than just pumpkins and witchcraft. Consisting of artistic talent and family fun, these events taking place in Durham and Chapel Hill are not to be missed out on.
Heidi Armbruster's play, "Dairyland," will premiere in the Paul Green Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 16. The play follows the story of Allie, a food writer from New York City whose professional downfall leads her to her father's dairy farm in Wisconsin. Directed by Vivienne Benesch, this comedy shares powerful messages about relationships and discovering yourself.
Ever wondered what really happens behind the scenes of a theater production? We got the inside peek. From lighting to costume design to set creation, the work of student theater techs is crucial to the visual experience. Consider how many times you've been surprised by a sudden, dramatic light change or engrossed by the details of an intricate costume. Working with actors and directors to pinpoint the exact mood and aura of a scene develops a holistic experience for the audience. Naturally, that makes more incredible creativity and hard work.
The play delves into the concepts of finding one's identity, becoming independent and moving on from one's mistakes.
Lostboycrow will be performing at Motorco Music Hall on Sep. 20 with headliners flor and Joan. All three aim to connect with their audience by creating a welcoming environment.