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Calendar for March 22, 2017

March 23 The premiere spring show of the Music on the Porch series will be a tribute to the soul of the late, great David “Fathead” Newman, whose sound was made famous by numerous Ray Charles hits from the 1950s and ‘60s. Connecting in their early 20s, Newman and Charles played together for 12 years. […] ... 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

Calendar for February 22, 2017

February 23 At 7 p.m., the Department of Music and the Carolina Center for Jewish studies will host a screening of Defiant Requiem at Hill Hall’s Moeser Auditorium. This feature-length documentary film tells the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young Czech conductor who was arrested and sent to Terezín concentration camp in 1941. […] ... Read More

Calendar for January 25, 2017

Renowned modern composer Philip Glass is turning 80 and Carolina Performing Arts is celebrating his birthday with 10 days dedicated to his work. Tickets are priced and sold through Carolina Performing Arts. For more information or to purchase, call 919-843-3333 or visit www.carolinaperformingarts.org. Here are the performances included in Glass at 80: February 1 With […] ... Read More

Calendar for January 11, 2017

Carolina’s MLK Celebration Week begins Jan. 15 January 15 State Sen. Valerie Foushee will give the keynote address at the 32nd annual University/Community Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet and Award Presentation at the Friday Center. A reception at 5 p.m. will be followed by the banquet at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30. On-site registration […] ... Read More

Calendar for December 21, 2016

Funding for scientific innovation  Faculty and staff with an interest in entrepreneurship are welcome to attend the next Carolina Innovations Seminar, hosted by the Office of Commercialization and Economic Development. The free event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Top of the Hill Great Room. Four members of the SciTech team at […] ... Read More

Calendar for November 16, 2016

After Orlando Playmakers Repertory Company and other Triangle theater companies will present a staged reading of After Orlando at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 in the Kenan Theater at the Center for Dramatic Arts. This evening of short plays in response to the June 16 shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, is free and […] ... Read More

Calendar for October 26, 2016

‘Doomed to Love You’ The Bob Dylan Regulars will celebrate the 75th birthday of this year’s surprise winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature with “Doomed to Love You: The Music of Bob Dylan Sung and Explained” 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 27. The concert, which will include Dylan’s folk, protest, introspection, rock and roll, country, mid-life […] ... Read More

Calendar for October 12, 2016

Botanical Garden celebrates 50th Anniversary The North Carolina Botanical Garden and Botanical Garden Foundation are celebrating their 50th anniversaries at 6 p.m. Oct. 22 with a formal, black tie gala. The event will begin with cocktails on the grounds of the historic DuBose House in Chapel Hill, followed by a dinner and presentation at the […] ... Read More

Calendar for September 28, 2016

Presidential Power and the 2016 Elections There is no position in the world more powerful than the President of the United States of America—but is it too powerful? This election as voters choose the POTUS, they will be voting into office a person whose powers far exceed those outlined in the Constitution. At a Humanities […] ... Read More