“The current space has served us well, but it’s a 1960s grocery store that was converted into a performance space in the '80s. This is a new-purpose-built ArtsCenter that is a great opportunity for everyone, and will serve a lot of different needs.”
UNC students discussed finding confidence through beauty pageants and are challenging the preconceived notions.
From the integration of social media into everyday life to the political polarization of an entire generation, large cultural shifts were an undeniable characteristic of the 2010s. In no particular order of relevance or importance, here are some significant culturally transformational moments of the past decade.
Students and professors both are fighting for the use of inclusive language, as the English language begins to pull away from the standard use of gendered terms.
The Ackland Art Museum is holding a new exhibit meant to showcase vernacular photography. The exhibit intends to represent photography as an important and valid artistic medium.
Larger theaters, like Duke Performing Arts Center, are implementing a variety of resources to help audience members with sensory issues, but smaller performance venues struggle to keep up due to costs.
For those who identify with Gen Z, their lifestyles have also been affected by astrology's popularity growth. From an academic perspective to a personal experience, those who have found an interest in astrology have noticed its revival.
Halloqueer, an inclusive dance party celebrating Halloween and diversity hosted by Southern Fried Queer Pride, will take place at The Pinhook in Durham this Saturday.
Both Durham and Raleigh will be having pride parades on Saturday, Sept. 28. The events are both a celebration of everything the community has overcome and a chance to reinvigorate those who continue to fight for their rights.