Carolina Performing Arts officials never expected a scandal. But the organization that has brought the likes of Bela Fleck and Yo-Yo Ma to UNC is under the scrutiny of the State Bureau of Investigation for mishandling ticket revenue.
This semester’s last day of classes will be anything but common. The day will be punctuated by a visit from Common, a socially conscious hip-hop artist and actor from Chicago, who will speak to students about empowerment and activism.
With his Carolina blue kicks, rapper J. Cole will be fresh on the UNC scene Sunday night. But the 2012 Homecoming Concert headliner comes at a steep price for the University — in terms of money and accoutrements.
Hip-hop artist Elle Varner is best known for her song “Only Wanna Give it to You,” featuring J. Cole.
FRANK gallery is focusing photography in the minds of the community. The Franklin Street art gallery is the force behind FRANK: In Focus, a festival that works to build community partnerships centered around photography.
Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s “City of Frogs” fuses large-scale puppetry, interactive theater and live music, successfully captivating an audience of all ages.
All the world’s a stage, and Carolina Performing Arts is one of the major players this year.
William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is set in a magical forest, so it’s appropriate that Company Carolina staged its production of the play among the trees of Polk Place.
Martha Moore and her 22-year-old daughter Deanna Riggan have been regulars at the Chelsea Theater for years.
Joseph Megel is bringing quality filmmaking to Chapel Hill. He and a group of UNC professors, alumni and affiliates have produced a short film that will premiere this weekend at the Varsity Theatre.
In an homage to ESPN’s “This is SportsCenter,” The Daily Tar Heel sports desk presents a new segment of its occasional series “This is SportsDesk.”
The UNC Tar Heels kept their winning streak alive at the Dean Smith Center on Thursday, February 20. Students stormed the court and Franklin Street, celebrating with chants, dances and the alma mater.
UNC-Chapel Hill students take to the streets, campus and fields to celebrate the highly anticipated snowfall Tuesday night. (music: “Yes, Inform”/Throcke)
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Brigadier General John Hort addressed UNC faculty, staff, students and alumni at the 2013 Veterans Day ceremony Monday.
The UNC Women’s Basketball team defeated Carson-Newman 111-50 in the first exhibition game of the 2013-14 season. Associate head coach Andrew Calder said the freshmen played well and the chemistry of the team is strong. Calder is filling in for Sylvia Hatchell, who announced Oct. 14 that she would be taking a temporary leave after being diagnosed with leukemia.
Attendees at the N.C. State Fair try the Krispy Kreme burger and the new Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe burger.
The Daily Tar Heel Sports Desk signs nine new writers.
The Chapel Hill Public Library is celebrating Banned Books Week by handing out seven different trading cards, featuring local artists’ depictions of banned or challenged books.
An arts-filled week, just for you.
UNC student Adam Bowers used Twitter to convince the band to make a video prefacing his proposal.
UNC student designers and local businesses team up to show off sustainable fashion at Forest Theatre on Sunday.
They’re good for you.
To our knowledge, that song never resulted in a successful seduction.
Staff writer Mary Stevens spoke with Jim Ketch — festival director and director of jazz studies at UNC — about jazz in the community and the Carolina Jazz Festival.
Happy first day of giving things up, if that’s what you do. Hopefully you didn’t give up art, because there’s a lot of it happening this first week of Lent.
1953 UNC graduate Wisner Washam started his entertainment life on W-UNC radio with Charles Kuralt. In 2011, he published a novel based on a screenplay he created about the cloning of Jesus.
Groundhog Day is upon us. Don’t pull a Bill Murray, do a variety of things — including watching out for Phil’s shadow.
Love Pixar’s animated shorts? Come see 18 from around the world in their national premiere Thursday at the Varsity Theater.