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Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

LEGO-palooza

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Winter in Chapel Hill just wouldn’t be the same without a visit to LEGO-palooza at Morehead. For 14 years now, members of the North Carolina LEGO Users Group have created awe-inspiring, never-before-seen displays using the ubiquitous Lego.  Bring your family and friends to Morehead on Saturday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Spanish Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Monday, February 6 with Frede Castelloes, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Spanish Monday, March 27 with Emilio del Valle Escalante, Associate Professor of Spanish Wednesday, April 12 with Frede Castelloes, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Spanish Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Yoga in the Galleries Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. SEE FOR YOURSELF! […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Tai Chi in the Galleries Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland! Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

The Complete Philip Glass Piano Etudes

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Ten pianists perform this contemplative portrait of Philip Glass’s personal soundscape over the course of two decades. Written with the aim of expanding his piano technique, each étude takes a unique approach to the instrument, with the complete works exploring a broad range of dynamics, tempo, harmonics and emotional expression. In this uncommon gathering of talents, Glass is joined by […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Career Compass: Finding Direction for Career Transition

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Especially for Graduate Students…This workshop is designed to assist students with building confidence, setting career goals, and exploring tools that will aid in exploring career options. Activities will include developing SMART goals, an individual development plan, self-assessment of values & strengths, and informational interviewing tips and practice. Lunch provided. Co-sponsored with University Career Services. Register:  […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

BYOL- LinkedIn Lab

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for students. However, surveys show that most students are not using it! Don’t be one of those people. Bring your laptop to this session, where you will first learn the ins-and-outs of the system, and then set up your profile.

The 2016 Election and the Supreme Court

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: February 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Michael J. Gerhardt, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law and Director, Program in Law and Government  What does the election of Donald Trump as president mean for the Supreme Court? Who will be selected to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin […]

Technical Interview Best Practices Panel Talk

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Location: 011 Sitterson Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Have burning questions about what makes you stand out during the interview? Are you wondering what various tech companies’ interview processes look like? Join us for a panel discussion with interviewers from companies that commonly recruit computer science students at UNC. Get the chance to ask questions about the behavioral and technical components of the […]

Lucinda Childs – Dance

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: A seminal collaboration emerging out of one of the most vibrant and fertile periods in New York’s art world, Dance is a rarely performed signature work by one of the pillars of the Judson Dance Theater collective, Lucinda Childs. Initially reviled and now revered, this luminous, intricate and endlessly fascinating 1979 masterpiece was created with composer Philip Glass and visual artist Sol […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Great Books Reading Group: Beloved by Tony Morrison

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Tuesdays, February 7 and 14, 2017 with Danielle Christmas, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts.  This semester, we are hosting one to three sessions per book.   Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Art For Lunch – Peter Nisbet on the exhibition “For Philip Glass”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Art for Lunch Wed, 8 Feb 2017, 12:20 PM Peter Nisbet on “For Philip Glass” On selected weekdays, the Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland. This month, Peter Nisbet (Ackland Deputy […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: Dawn Zimmer – “The Roles and Experiences of a Mayor in Disaster Recovery”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: Dawn Zimmer, Mayor, Hoboken New Jersey – “The Roles and Experience of a Mayor in Disaster Recovery” Mayor Dawn Zimmer will discuss her city’s experiences associated with Superstorm Sandy, emphasizing the long-term recovery process and lessons she would like to convey to other mayors that will experience major disasters in the future. Mayor Zimmer led Hoboken […]

Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 (8 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $135 ($120 Members) Wednesdays, January 25 – February 15 (4 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $72 ($64 Members) Ages 4-5. Learning comes naturally during this fun-filled series that fosters a sense of wonder for nature and science. Join us for hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, stories, […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection – NEW TIME!

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables visitors to explore the Ackland Art Museum collection with a guide. Meet at the visitor services desk in the Ackland’s lobby and experience the Ackland in a new way! Free. No reservation needed.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Russia, 1917: Why Did the Romanov Dynasty Collapse and the Bolsheviks Come to Power?

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: A lecture by Donald J. Raleigh, Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor, Department of History, and Director, Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill 5:30 p.m. Viewing of the exhibition World on Fire in Flames of Blood: Narratives of the Russian Revolution, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room, Wilson Library 6 p.m. Pleasants Family […]

Brenda Stevenson: African American Month Lecture

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Contact: Genna Rae McNeil

Description: WHEN DO BLACK FEMALE LIVES MATTER? CONTESTED ASSAULTS, MURDERS, AND AMERICAN RACE RIOTS LECTURE | Q + A | BOOK-SIGNING WHEN: Wednesday, February 8 TIME: 7:00 PM WHERE: Stone Center Auditorium QUESTIONS? history@unc.edu SPEAKER: Brenda E. Stevenson           Nickoll Family Endowed Professor of History, UCLA   THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS |AMERICAN STUDIES | CAROLINA […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Thursdays at the Friday Center: The Emergence and Enduring Influence of the Western “Isms”: Part I & II

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Location: The Friday Center

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required February 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm || February, 23 2017 @ 9:00am – 12:30pm A special two-part series with Lloyd S. Kramer, Professor of History and Faculty Director, Program in the Humanities Contemporary societies are deeply divided by political and cultural polarizations in which opposing ideologies or influential “isms” shape […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Colloquium and Workshop on Academic Publishing

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Description: Mary Francis, Editorial Director of the University of Michigan Press Thursday, February 9th 4:15 p.m. Hill Hall 201 Description:  What can you do at the earliest stages of your scholarly career to make sure that your research will make a significant contribution to the scholarly record?  At a time when both the publishing industry and […]

Kronos Quartet and Philip Glass – Dracula

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: For more than 40 years the Kronos Quartet has pursued a singular artistic vision combining fearless exploration with a continual re-imagining of the string quartet experience. One of the most lionized groups of our time, Kronos has released more than 50 recordings of uncommon breadth and creativity, collaborated with the most intriguing and accomplished composers and performers, and commissioned more […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

2017 Engagement Units Summit

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Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: Free

Description: The Carolina Engagement Council will host the annual Engagement Units Summit 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at the Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center. The summit will focus on engaged experiential education: to enhance student learning and support communities. The summit is for campus engagement* units and community partners. Centers, institutes, schools, departments […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

2nd Friday ArtWalk: Public Celebration of “Fever Within”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Public Celebration of Fever Within 10 Feb 2017 | 6:00–9:00 PM Held during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Organized by the Ackland Art Museum, Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett is a groundbreaking retrospective of a passionately inspired and little-understood figure in twentieth-century American art. The […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson – Words and Music in Two Parts

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Unique to Carolina Performing Arts, this program blends a rare musical collaboration between two giants of the avant-garde of the past 50 years—Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson—with one of Glass’s most important song cycles, Monsters of Grace. Longtime friends, Glass and Anderson will share musical moments and poetry readings followed by a selection of Glass songs featuring lyrics by 13th-century […]

Carolina Skies: Valentine’s Day Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 8.00

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Friday, Feb. 10 (UNC 2-for-1 discount with UNC OneCard) 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Friday’s show here. Saturday, Feb. 11 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Saturday’s show here. Tuesday, Feb. 14 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Buy tickets to Tuesday’s show here. Ever hear the phrase, “I love you to the moon and back?” Well, […]

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • $195 ($175 Members)   Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered through lectures,  dissecting samples and observations in the gardens.

What’s New in the Middle Ages?

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required February 11 @ 9:15 am – 5:30 pm The Medieval period of European history has been mischaracterized as an age of little innovation, while scholars who study the period are often portrayed as antiquarians poring over old texts without recourse to new research methods, tools, and perspectives.  This seminar will put these notions […]

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register here! This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix […]

Art Adventures: Colorful Chinese Lanterns (AM Session)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017: Colorful Chinese Lanterns In connection with Color Across Asia Morning Session, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register here! Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned […]

Art Adventures: Colorful Chinese Lanterns (PM Session)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017: Colorful Chinese Lanterns In connection with Color Across Asia Afternoon Session, 1:00 – 2:30 PM Register here! Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making […]

Painting with Fabric and Thread

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Susan Fecho, Artist Saturday, February 11; 2–4 p.m. • $45 ($40.50 Members)   The class will explore the basics of alternative quilting to develop expressive floral imagery. Learn to hand piece and thread-embellish fabric scraps. No advanced skills are necessary to create these layered pieces. Supply fee included.

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Art à la Carte

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017 Gold Leaf Paintings inspired by Flora and Fauna 4:00 – 7:00 PM THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL!  Email acklandRSVP@unc.edu to be added to the waitlist. Sign up EARLY for sessions in March and April!   Hands-on Art Classes for UNC Students   Bring a friend and spend an afternoon getting creative in these relaxed, hands-on […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Carolina Skies: Valentine’s Day Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 8.00

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Friday, Feb. 10 (UNC 2-for-1 discount with UNC OneCard) 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Friday’s show here. Saturday, Feb. 11 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Saturday’s show here. Tuesday, Feb. 14 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Buy tickets to Tuesday’s show here. Ever hear the phrase, “I love you to the moon and back?” Well, […]