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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Carolina Performing Arts offers 40+ shows in 3 venues for 2018–19 season

The new season of Carolina Performing Arts combines edgy performances with returning favorites, with shows in Memorial Hall, Moeser Auditorium and CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio. ... Read More

Calendar for May 30, 2018

                June 2 The first Carolina Public Humanities Dialogues seminar this summer will connect two great Asian cities: Tokyo and Hong Kong. How are these cities similar or different, and how are they changing amid the political, economic and cultural transitions of the 21st century? Join in the 9 […] ... Read More

Calendar for May 16, 2018

May 15-24 Join Jeanine Tatlock for her one-week MFA thesis exhibition, Not in my Backyard, at the Alcott Gallery in Hanes Art Center. Using traditional and technological fabrication methods, Tatlock creates work that prompts a dialogue about privilege and history. An opening reception will be held 5–7 p.m. May 17. The gallery is open 8 […] ... Read More

Calendar for April 25, 2018

April 25-29 PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Where Did We Sit on the Bus? at the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre. Fresh from an Off-Broadway run, Brian Quijada’s electric one-man show pulses with rhythm, music and spoken word, examining what it means to be Latino in America. See exact show times and purchase tickets online. Faculty and […] ... Read More

Calendar for April 11, 2018

Through April 22 Acclaimed playwright Mike Wiley returns to PlayMakers with singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett for a musical journey across time, unearthing the cycles of history in a small North Carolina town. In Leaving Eden, cotton is king in the 1930s, pork processing keeps the town alive in 2016 and black and Latino citizens are the […] ... Read More

Calendar for March 28, 2018

March 29 Join the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies as they welcome Piotr Wilczek, the ambassador of Poland to the United States and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, at 7:30 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center. This event is part of Polish Week at UNC. March […] ... Read More

Calendar for March 14, 2018

March 19 As part of the Carolina Forum, Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee will present “Answering the Call to Lead: To Be the Force for Good for the State of Tennessee” at 5:30 p.m. in Gerrard Hall. The Carolina Forum’s mission is to educate and to engage students in a dialogue about key policy issues in the […] ... Read More

Calendar for February 28, 2018

March 1 The Office of Commercialization and Economic Development will host Rodolphe Barrangou, associate professor at N.C. State University and co-founder and chief scientific officer of Locus Biosciences, for a Carolina Innovation Seminar. His talk will begin at 5:30 p.m. in The Great Room at Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery. Through March 2 […] ... Read More

Calendar for February 14, 2018

Feb. 15 The Carolina Jazz Festival kicks off with a performance by the Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet in Memorial Hall at 7:30 p.m. This young trumpet innovator’s serene, elusive compositions reassemble conventional jazz elements in mercurial, unorthodox musings. To buy tickets for this event, visit the Carolina Performing Arts box office online or call 919-843-3333. Feb. 16 Join […] ... Read More

Calendar for January 31, 2018

 February 1 Human creativity is an essential but often mysterious aspect of our personal and collective lives. We know it when we see it, but where does it come from? Carolina Public Humanities Director Lloyd Kramer examines how Freudian psychology and modern artistic movements explored the connections between cultural creativity and the internal, unconscious complexities […] ... Read More