Trevor Lenzmeier

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Ackland Store moves across street

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.


Walk-Ons, Cypher conflict leads to concert

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.


NC Hillel opens doors to all

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. 



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Josh Rowsey freestyles in the Pit on Tuesday to promote the Silent Sam Cypher.

Josh Rowsey freestyles in the Pit on Tuesday to promote the Silent Sam Cypher.


Donald Williams, a former NCAA National Championship winner, hosts a summer basketball camp for children in the community.

Donald Williams, a former NCAA National Championship winner, hosts a summer basketball camp for children in the community.


A Week in the “The Life of Pablo”

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.


Concert Review: Waka Flocka Flame’s Final Stand

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.


​Have Mercy leaves room for improvement at Greene Street

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.


Two very different evenings with Dawes

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.


J. Cole pulls out all the stops for hometown concert

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.


You Blew It! and Sorority Noise bring emo back to Cat’s Cradle

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.


'Guys and Dolls' a near perfect success

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" misses its dynamic mark

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...