Painter Allison Tierney started using house paint she picked up at a dump because she couldn’t afford painting supplies. Now, five years later, her primary focus is to continue using found materials in her artwork.
In his home studio, Chapel Hill painter Eduardo Lapetina can be found with his palette knife painting the abstract, spring-inspired works that will be on display at his home gallery show this weekend.
Audiences will enter a surreal world in which presidential assassins from America’s history, including John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald, mix and mingle in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of “Assassins.”
Costume pieces, sheet music, black and white production pictures and multicolored playbills tell the story of the PlayMakers Repertory Company, one of the first student theater groups at UNC which was formerly known as Carolina Playmakers.
Mark Tribe, chairman of the MFA Fine Arts program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, focuses on the relationship between media technology and politics, using photographs, videos and performances in his artwork. Tribe is the author of “The Port Huron Project: Reenactments of New Left Protest Speeches” and co-author of “New Media Art.”
Hill Hall and Kenan Music Building will come alive with the rhythmic sounds of drums, xylophones and marimbas for the Day of Percussion Saturday.
Senior Emily Palmer writes to tell the stories she sees play out in everyday life.
Eleven Brazilian dancers will excite audiences at Memorial Hall tonight with their acrobatic, martial arts and hip-hop moves set to samba and electronic music.
George Alyateem — also known as Doc G — doesn’t have much spare time as a first-year UNC medical student.
Two UNC alumni will premiere their new pieces tonight at Chapel Hill Contemporary Music Ensemble’s “Modes of Modulation” in the Kenan Music Building.
From country and blues to rock to Broadway, a genre of American music exists for everyone to sing along with. The Ackland Film Forum, a collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and several departments at UNC, is exploring these genres through the “America’s Music” film series during February and March at the Varsity Theater.
Flyleaf Books will host a reading and discussion on Saturday about a new anthology that brings together essays by 40 women under 40 that tackle the taboos Christian women face in their communities. “Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank About Faith” is the fourth book in the “I Speak for Myself” series, a narrative collection of interfaith and intercultural books.