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Calendar for August 9, 2017

August 12 In Using Citizen Science Tools to Identify Plants and Butterflies, participants will observe, record and identify plants and butterflies for citizen science and for fun. This hands-on introductory workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the N.C. Botanical Garden. The class covers the basics of photographing flora and fauna for identification; […] ... Read More

Calendar for July 19, 2017

Playmakers offers discounts online Tickets for PlayMakers’ 2018-19 season are now on sale. Prices start as low as $15. This year, faculty and staff can take advantage of the 10 percent employee discount by purchasing tickets online with an ONYEN. This season’s productions include adaptations of popular stories like Pride and Prejudice and A Christmas Carol, […] ... Read More

Calendar for June 21, 2017

Through June 22 In their first collaborative endeavor, Kimberly English and Carley Zarzeka combine their shared interests in labor and process in disproduction. The exhibition can be seen in the Allcott Gallery of the Hanes Art Center 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Thursday. (If the door to the gallery is locked, the key is available from […] ... Read More

Calendar for May 17, 2017

May 21 Join Sheldon Peck for his talk on The Art and Science of Hunting the Old Masters. Peck and his wife, Leena, donated 134 valuable Dutch and Flemish drawings to the Ackland Art Museum. The free public talk begins at 4 p.m. at the Stone Center Theatre. Peck will introduce the Peck Collection at […] ... Read More

Calendar for May 3, 2017

May 5 Good for your health and the community, the annual UNC Campus Recreation Spring Fling starts at 12:15 p.m., rain or shine. Carolina faculty and staff can participate in either the 2.7 mile fun run or the 1.5 mile walk. Register as a team by May 3 or on-site as an individual. May 6 […] ... Read More

Calendar for April 5, 2017

APRIL 5 In her talk Anthropological Perspectives on Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation, Patricia McAnany, Kenan Eminent Professor of anthropology, will discuss the conditions that have historically helped or hindered a community’s ability to adapt to changing climates. The lecture, part of the Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series will begin at 1:25 p.m. in New […] ... Read More

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