Music fraternities at UNC share a common interest in helping the community through various types of services.
Craft, a poet, playwright and arts educator, has taught creative writing to students aged eight to 80.
With over 200 bands performing at the festival, there will be a lot to see and even more to hear. Here is a look into some of the unique acts gracing the 29 stages.
Here's what Chapel Hill records store owners think about digital distribution, big businesses and social trends.
"A big part of what we do is try to uplift people with our voices," said Harmonyx President Tatiana Egbuna.
Maggie Shibley, UNC senior and studio art major, illustrated Emily Brewer's newest children's book, "Little School in the Woods." The book tells the history of a rural North Carolina schoolhouse for African-American children. Staff writer Rebecca Fiely talked to Shibley about her experience illustrating the book.
With summer break just weeks away, outdoor concert and music festival memories are on the brain. Whether students have traveled to distant states for concerts or seen bands perform right here in Chapel Hill, everyone who has gone to concerts seems to have one that stands out in their memory. Staff writer Becca Fiely asked UNC students, “Have you been to any concerts — and if so, which was your favorite one?”
“Arts Everywhere Day isn’t just a day,” said Emil Kang, special assistant to the Chancellor for the arts. “It’s a much larger initiative, and we’re trying to change campus culture." Arts Everywhere Day is creating spaces for collaboration, creativity and compassion, both on the UNC campus and beyond this Friday, April 6. The initiative is introducing things like a "Before I Die" wall outside Davis Library, installing pianos on- and off-campus and painting a mural on the Morrison Residence Hall basketball court. “I think for us in the arts community, we feel like we’re small, and we are really trying to get people to see that it’s not about someone having to be an artist to be part of that community,” Kang said.
Each month, new music is brought to the Triangle area to spread groovy toons and musical excitement to all North Carolinians (and others if you're looking to take a road trip). Here's a look into the mix of music coming to a venue near you, including bands such as X Ambassadors and genres such as vibey indie rock and psychedelic rock.
People of Earth, Local Flora and Cosmic Punk graced the stage at Cat’s Cradle Back Room on March 2, filling the room with sounds of modern psychedelia and alternative indie.