Who got the final rose? Who fancies who? Students asked themselves these questions as they binged "The Bachelor," "Are You The One," "Love is Blind," "Too Hot to Handle," and "Love Island" to stay entertained during quarantine.
In the past, when you wanted to see a theatrical performance, you would walk up to a box office for your ticket and take a seat with your friends, joining a room full of other people to laugh and cry with throughout the show. Now, theaters such as PlayMakers Repertory Company are getting creative with their upcoming seasons.
Tracks is a new initiative created through a partnership with Chapel Hill Community Arts & Culture and the Chapel Hill Public Library. The music featured is curated by people involved in the local music scene with the goal of highlighting music that is quality, diverse and has connections to Chapel Hill.
“The biggest thing is making sure we’re balancing ourselves because we are a student-led organization, but also presenting ourselves available for our community members when they need us.”
Mi Pueblo combines artistic expression with real-life coping skills in a CAPS-led Zoom meeting last week.
Film Fest 919 is now hosting a Social Distancing Film, Song and Photo Festival. Participants are encouraged to submit short films, re-enact scenes and songs from a favorite film, create a music video or create a photo montage.
Town of Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle is urging everyone to read and share poems during April's Poetry Month.
In light of the current coronavirus crisis, The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History has created a new format to continue their 2020 Author's Discussion Series. They plan to offer a virtual platform to their speakers and are attempting to find similar alternatives for other such speaking engagements that have been recently cancelled.
Casey Longyear and Marsche Wyche opened Rumors Boutique in 2007. They were not expected to be successful, but 13 years later, they have not only expanded but have also created a positive work environment.
Lizzy Campbell, a UNC sophomore and musician, just released her fourth EP on SoundCloud. "Suggestion Box" includes tracks such as "Butterscotch Brownies," "burnt red" and "Amidst the Chaos." The EP's title comes from Campbell's quest to find song ideas: a Google Form she sent out to her friends asking for three random words and a chord she had to use.
Mi Pueblo and UNC Counseling and Psychological Services hosted a virtual event called Reclaiming Identity and Direction in Life on April 16, 2020. Mirella Flores from CAPS led the event.