Mae Rowley


Junior Maria Cade plays Rona Lisa Peretti in UNC Pauper Players' production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in Feb. 2020. Photo courtesy of Maria Cade.

Four UNC student theater groups collaborate to produce bi-weekly virtual series

After the University moved classes online, four student-led theatre groups — the Black Arts Theatre Company, The LAB! Theatre, Company Carolina and Pauper Players — were left uncertain of their next steps. By Company Carolina’s suggestion, the four groups supplemented their individual plans for the fall with a virtual series of stage-readings, one-act plays and student-run performances.

Museum visitors observe art in the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, N.C. Almost six months after closing due to COVID-19, NCMA is welcoming visitors back on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 with new social distancing and safety guidelines. Photo courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of Art.

North Carolina Museum of Art reopens Wednesday

After hearing Gov. Roy Cooper's announcement on Tuesday that museums and other gatherings would be re-opened, the NCMA was ecstatic. “The museum was ready to welcome the people back as quickly as possible," Director of Visitor Experience Janis Treiber, said.