Long before she took office as the president of UNC’s club women’s rugby team, senior Lindsey Oliver was attracted to the sport for its uniqueness relative to other team competitions.
Chapel Hill’s “Outlaw Country” outfit Campfires and Constellations don’t want fans fixating on their name in hope of finding a higher symbolic or sentimental meaning.
A poster of “Three Worlds” next to David Steel’s desk in high school spurred his appreciation for Dutch artist M.C. Escher that has lasted decades.
Prospective and current students, parents and Chapel Hill residents passing the corner of Franklin and Columbia streets will soon find vacant the large window space formerly boasted by the Ackland Museum Store.
Situated amongst several other statues in scenic McCorkle Place, the Silent Sam memorial has attracted mounting controversy this semester.
UNC graduate and hip-hop artist Lex Jordan — known on stages as Lexicon — has never had an issue distinguishing himself from a crowd.
On most weeknights around 10 p.m., the Pit is primarily trafficked by students either filing out of the library, visiting the Student Union or walking home across campus. On Wednesdays, though, the Pit resembles a stage, complete with live music and a captive audience.
A hurried glance at Josh Rowsey’s biography may prompt more questions than answers about the life and ambitions of the 24-year-old UNC graduate.
Though Ari Gauss, executive director of Jewish campus life foundation N.C. Hillel, has made a home in Chapel Hill since moving to the South in 2009, his work, education and Jewish heritage have taken him from the West Coast to the East and far beyond.
As the Chapel Hill Players concluded their Tuesday rehearsal before their show this Friday evening, the group of eight sat in a circle in a performance space at the Center for Dramatic Art discussing the night’s high points and pitfalls.
Despite the fact that Atlanta’s Microwave has graced my Spotify on no more than two occasions, I found their setlist familiar when they opened at Cat’s Cradle on Wednesday night. I nodded my head, hummed choruses and melodies, and felt a rush when the band started into one of my favorites (“Something Right”) from their most recent release, “Stovall.”
Before Kanye West frantically announced to the "Saturday Night Live" audience on Feb. 13 that his seventh studio album, “The Life of Pablo,” was streaming on Tidal, the highly anticipated and repeatedly delayed album had undergone three name changes, accompanied several trademark Kanye Twitter rants and expanded and contracted to meet Ye’s whim.
As Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame neared the end of his hour long set on Wednesday night at Cat’s Cradle — the third and final of a three night string of sold out shows in Carrboro — he took upwards of ten iPhones from the extended hands of eager concertgoers and briefly recorded himself and the crowd for the fans’ Snapchats.
The touring life is an unforgiving one for upstart bands attempting to make an impression in music scenes that still reward blood, sweat and tears over the ability to produce formulaic hit singles. There is a sharp disparity between the luxury of Beyonce and Bieber’s deluxe touring buses and the harsh reality of a four person band, their crew and gear trekking across the states in a tightly packed rented van. When confined to this standard of living, a five-week tour often seems an eternity.
At the end of his band’s set on Friday, Sept. 25, Taylor Goldsmith, lead singer and guitarist of North Hills, California’s folk-rock band Dawes, peered through persistent rainfall into a sea of ponchos, umbrellas and rain jackets congregated at the North Carolina Museum of Art’s small outdoor amphitheater in Raleigh.
Less than an hour after leaving the Crown Coliseum in awe, I stood a short drive away at 2014 Forest Hills Drive, looking at the small Fayetteville home that lent its name to rapper J. Cole’s massive album and monumental, continent-spanning tour.
Fifteen minutes before Atlanta-based Microwave were set to open for Sorority Noise and You Blew It! at Cat’s Cradle’s Back Room on Monday night, the atmosphere in the compact venue, boasting a crowd of no more than fifty at the moment, felt strikingly casual.
The actors featured in “Guys and Dolls” are rookies compared to the thespians that typically take the stage at PlayMakers, but they refuse to act their age.
Company Carolina's "Edges" 2 1/2 Stars (Note: This review was based on a dress rehearsal of the production.) Company Carolina debuted Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s “Edges” tonight at the Martha Nell Hardy Performance Space in Bingham Hall. The performance's song cycle — a collection of individ...
For many, movies can be a distraction. But film can offer more than mere entertainment value. Movies can challenge a viewer’s assumptions and morals, provoke criti...