"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.
The event will take place on the third floor of the Hanes Art Center in the John C. Henry Print Shop. "Essentially it’s just a big all-day event at the end of the fall semester where any student artists at UNC can enter and sell artwork".
UNC professor Hank Smith and his band Hank, Pattie & the Current will be playing Friday, showcasing their unique take on the genre of bluegrass.