When finals sit on the horizon like a cloud of impending doom, spending a couple of hours laughing could be as refreshing as sleeping through a 9 a.m. class, which is why UNC students Eric Clayton and Kenan Bateman founded comedy group False Profits.
Although William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” centers around water, actors sailed through the performance, making it far from a shipwreck.
Metric, which consists of lead vocalist Emily Haines and band members Jimmy Shaw, Joshua Winstead and Joules Scott Key, won the 2013 Juno Award for best alternative album of the year.
Students and facility members celebrated the 10th anniversary of UNC’s writing for the screen and stage minor with the annual performance of “Long Story Shorts” on Friday and Saturday, a collection of student-written plays.
Using various woodworking techniques, local artist Tom Terrell narrates these stories into his various bowls, lamps and other art pieces featured in the Chapel Hill Art Gallery’s October exhibit “Fifty Shades of Grain.”
On Saturday Anarchist and Radicals from all over the region will gather in the town of Chapel Hill to discuss political unrest, classism and general systems of oppression in the form of a book fair.
In the spirit of Halloween, Transactor’s Improv will host an improvisational performance titled “Day of the Dead” which plays on horror and mystery themes.
Flyleaf Books’ monthly poetry readings — which often feature award-winning poets — are places for friends and family to gather and discuss their passion for poetry. The poetry readings, which are held once a month, started in 2010, when the Flyleaf storeowner asked Debra Kaufman and Absher to begin organizing these events.