Arts classes and extracurriculars are adapting for online instruction at Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and in the Orange County School District after both systems made the decision to be fully remote for at least the first nine weeks of school.
Following the cancellation of extracurricular activities due to COVID-19, members of these dance groups have continued to try to celebrate their hard work and share their performances with the community.
"There’s potential that something new is going to come out of all of this that is going to change the way we think about telling stories."
The Chelsea Theater will host the REEL Israel: Documentary Film Festival from March 8 to March 12. The festival will present audiences with a rarely-seen view of the country through the screenings of some of its most popular movies.
On Feb. 29, the fourth annual Spectrum Concert will be held in Hill Hall.
Previous writers have included Annie Dillard, Alice Walker and Tim O’Brien.
The I Heart Art fundraiser will be held at Top of the Hill Feb. 16.
UNC graduate Brandon K. Winford's new book explores the life of John Harvey Wheeler — a banker, civil rights lawyer and activist — and major figure of the civil rights movement during the 50s and 60s. But the book goes beyond Wheeler, to study how black businesses in Durham developed and how economic concerns shaped Black Americans struggle for civil rights.
The third annual Django Reinhardt Festival is taking place this weekend from Jan. 17 to 19 at Cat’s Cradle Back Room. The festivities kick off Friday night with a free party and jam session from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at The Station.
"Black Orpheus" will be shown on Jan. 12 at 3 p.m. at the Orange County Public Library. "It was acclaimed around the world. It was despised in Brazil as a European film that treated the people of the favelas more or less as children, and did so in the service of retelling a Greek myth," Michael Corrado said.