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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Calendar for April 19, 2017

April 20 The reception for It’s Gonna Be Something, the MFA thesis exhibition featuring the work of sculptor Luke Firle, is 5-7 p.m. in the Hanes Art Center’s Allcott Gallery. Firle’s sculptures will be on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April. 19-21. The 13th annual Celebration of Inventorship will feature Nancy Allbritton, chair of the joint […] ... Read More

Arts at Carolina go here, there and everywhere

On April 7, the arts at Carolina left classrooms and studios and headed outside as Carolina celebrated Arts Everywhere Day with 50 performances, exhibitions, hands-on activities and installations across campus. ... Read More

First campus-wide arts celebration to be held April 7

On April 7, from noon to 9 p.m., the campus will hold Arts Everywhere Day, its first campus-wide arts celebration, with more than 50 performances, installations and hands-on activities that will take place at 20 sites across campus. ... Read More

Water, water — and arts — everywhere

The Board of Trustees heard from the Institute for Marine Sciences and Kenan Music Scholars at its last meeting. ... Read More

Carolina Indian Circle celebrates 30th annual powwow

The Carolina Indian Circle celebrated its 30th annual powwow March 4 with more than 30 dancers from American Indian tribes from throughout North Carolina participating in the ceremony. ... Read More

Calendar for March 8, 2017

March 8 Rahshaan D. Maxwell, associate professor of political science, will deliver a lecture on The Integration of Muslims in Europe: How Important is Religion? at 4:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books. The integration of Muslims is one of the most challenging issues in Europe today, with some skeptics proposing that Muslims’ conservative religious values and […] ... Read More

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2017-18 season

A playful, irreverent take on Jane Austen; a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion; two topically charged premieres by Carolina alumni; and the return of the popular rotating repertory with works about faith and following will comprise the Mainstage lineup of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2017-18 Season: A Season on the Edge. ... Read More

Hill Hall renovation dedicated to great music in a comfortable setting

The dedication of Hill Hall and the new James and Susan Moeser Auditorium celebrated the changes 18 months and $15 million of private gifts had brought to the building, which turns 100 this year. ... Read More

Ackland Art Museum receives $25 million gift

Sheldon Peck couldn’t stop smiling when he took the stage for the special event at the Ackland Art Museum on Jan. 25. He beamed throughout the announcement of the Ackland’s largest gift ever, an $8 million endowment and 134 original Dutch and Flemish drawings -– including seven Rembrandts – valued at $17 million. ... Read More

An Interview with Philip Glass

Philip Glass talks about turning 80, the role of the artist in society and why he works in so many different genres. ... Read More