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John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

Tours by Ackland Student Guides – Depictions of Dance

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: During the academic year, Ackland Student Guides lead conversational tours based on a particular theme, enabling Ackland visitors to gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s permanent collection. Liza Ferguson, Studio Art/Art History Emphasis, Junior Tour Description: This tour examines different depictions of dance and the cultural implications of dance in different societies. Tours […]

UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: 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: Watch a video about Yoga […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: 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, easy to learn, and suitable […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description:   Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

Gertrude Weil’s Fight for Suffrage: A Southern Lady and New Jewish Woman

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: Gertrude Weil (1879-1971), leader of the state’s women’s suffrage campaign, embodied North Carolina’s liberal and traditional paradoxes. Rooted in the small-town South, she fought not just to remake women’s role in politics and civil society, locally and globally, but to transform Jewish communal life. Beyond her Zionism and Jewish activism, Weil rooted in Judaism her […]

2017 UNC Global Passport Drive

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: UNC Global

Description: Take advantage of an easy on-campus opportunity to apply for or renew your U.S. passport at the FedEx Global Education Center on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Wednesday, Nov. 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. These sessions will be on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. Officials from the U.S. Department of […]

Dinner with Faculty Series

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Location: Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Contact: General Alumni Association

Description: The General Alumni Association is proud to announce our fall 2017 Dinner with Faculty series. Choose from four dinners, and one lunch, with a UNC faculty member and 10 other guests. Engage with faculty on a more intimate level and ask those questions you’ve been eager to pose. For more details, including registration information please visit https://alumni.unc.edu/things-to-do/lifelong-learning/dinner-with-faculty/ […]

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 […]

NC Master’s & PhD Career Fair

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Location: The Friday Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Graduate and professional students and post docs in humanities/social sciences and STEM fields are cordially invited to attend this event at the Friday Center put on by 6 NC institutions (Duke, NC State, UNC CH, UNC Charlotte, UNC Greensboro, and Wake Forest). To view the employers that are participating in this Fall’s event, see: http://bit.ly/MPHDFair17  […]

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Lunch and a Movie Series

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Lunch and a Movie Series *RSVP 24 hours in advance and we’ll have free lunch waiting for you! THE LAST REVOLUTIONARY Dir.: Michael Brewer | 2016 | USA | Feature | 75 min Two comrades from the Black revolutionary days whose lives have taken much different […]

Italian Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Featuring Amy Chambless, Teaching Associate Professor of Italian Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description:   Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

How Should We Inhabit the Earth? Reconciling Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Peter White, Professor of Biology Biologist E.O. Wilson has suggested that half the earth be set aside for biodiversity to stem the extinction of diverse species, but how can we design such a solution and how can ecological sustainability be reconciled with other human needs? This talk will explore these critical environmental and ethical issues, […]

A Carolina Jewel: Reflections on PlayMakers Repertory Company’s History and Its Future

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5 p.m. Reception and exhibition viewing | North Carolina Collection Gallery 5:30 p.m. Talk | Pleasants Family Assembly Room PlayMakers Repertory Company was founded in 1976 as the professional theater of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of Dramatic Art. Join us as Vivienne Benesch, producing artistic director for PlayMakers since 2016, lifts the curtain to share some […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Marc Handelman

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Marc Handelman is an artist working primarily in painting but also in installation, books, film/video and photography. His work explores the ways in which forms of rhetoric in landscape and nature surface in our visual culture and politics and continue to structure an array of ideological effects including the aestheticization and legitimization of forms of structural violence and oppression.

New Music from the Composition Studio

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Composition Studio will hold its fall concert to unveil their original pieces. This concert will be in Hill Hall 107 and is free and open to the public.

Great Books Reading Group: Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 60

Description: featuring Gabriel Trop, Associate Professor of German “Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the […]

2017 UNC Global Passport Drive

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: UNC Global

Description: Take advantage of an easy on-campus opportunity to apply for or renew your U.S. passport at the FedEx Global Education Center on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Wednesday, Nov. 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. These sessions will be on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. Officials from the U.S. Department of […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Jenny Marvel

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Enjoy a free, 30-minute docent-led tour every Wednesday at 2:00 PM. These tours enable 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.

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description:   Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: GramPower 101

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This course is part of an ongoing series of Daytime Enrichment Classes this fall. To see a full list of class offerings, click here. GramPower 101 THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 5 & 12, NOVEMBER 9 & 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Don Stedman If you are a grandparent of a special needs grandchild, then this series may be just […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Write Your Life

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 15

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This course is part of an ongoing series of Daytime Enrichment Classes this fall. To see a full list of class offerings, click here. Write Your Life THURSDAYS, NOVEMBER 9 & 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Richard Krawiec A famous writer once said, “Listen to your life; all moments are key moments”. In this fun and supportive […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: How Entertainment Came to Shape Our Perceptions of History

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This course is part of an ongoing series of Daytime Enrichment Classes this fall. To see a full list of class offerings, click here. Write Your Life THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Joy Kasson At the turn of the twentieth century, millions of people around the world believed they had experienced the “real” American frontier […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Welcome to Entrepreneurship

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This course is part of an ongoing series of Daytime Enrichment Classes this fall. To see a full list of class offerings, click here. Welcome to Entrepreneurship THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: John Kiley People of all ages are starting new businesses and taking existing businesses to the next level. Be part of one of […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Laughter Yoga

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This course is part of an ongoing series of Daytime Enrichment Classes this fall. To see a full list of class offerings, click here. Laughter Yoga THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Liza Engstrom Tap into your inner child and learn to laugh for no reason in this fun & energizing laughter yoga workshop. We all know the age-old […]

LUNCHBOX Talk: Sav(or)ing Our Seeds – Cacao to Chocolate

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: with Pete Schubert, Engineer, Geologist Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Come learn all about chocolate, Theobroma cacao, from its botanical origins in the Americas to how it is made into the Food of the Gods. Pete, a budding bean to bar chocolate maker, leads us in this tasty exploration […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description:   Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

From the Front: Clementine Vidal-Naquet

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Daniel Sherman

Description: From the Front:  Private Lives and Personal Letters in World War I The First World War created massive divisions in the lives of families. In France, indeed, at least five million couples experienced separation during the four years of war. Most of these couples pursued their private lives by exchanging letters. The amount of conjugal […]

2017 Charleston Lecture: Philip & Pierce Freelon

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Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us in the Stone Center Theatre for the 2017 Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs by Philip and Pierce Freelon, titled “Black Space Making and the Built Environment.” Philip Freelon is a renowned architect who served as the lead designer for the Stone Center as well as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History […]

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: “One helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride.” – Vibe Singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon is a celebration of all that’s progressive and uplifting in American music. Written by Toshi in collaboration with her mother—iconic singer, scholar and activist Bernice Johnson Reagon—this powerful theatrical concert brings together 200 years of African American song traditions to give life to Octavia E. Butler’s acclaimed […]

Harp Ensemble Recital

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Harp Ensemble will present their Fall 2017 recital on November 16, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Person Recital Hall. This recital is free and open to the public.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: “One helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride.” – Vibe Singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon is a celebration of all that’s progressive and uplifting in American music. Written by Toshi in collaboration with her mother—iconic singer, scholar and activist Bernice Johnson Reagon—this powerful theatrical concert brings together 200 years of African American song traditions to give life to Octavia E. Butler’s acclaimed […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

Priceless Gem Tour: American Indian Center Presents the Native Narrative

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

Sweatshops and Robots: Transitions in Global Labor

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: In collaboration with the Global Studies Center Technological advancement and globalization are having a critical effect on employment and our global economy. Marshall Brain will discuss the effects of automation and intelligent machines as competitors with humans for employment in the labor marketplace. Peter Coclanis will explore the effects and future of global outsourcing of […]

Please donate: UNC ‘Food for All’ Football Gameday Food Collection

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Location: Polk Place

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Employee Forum

Description: Celebrate Military, Senior & Employee Appreciation Day by helping us fight hunger in North Carolina! In conjunction with the ‘Food for All’ University theme, the Employee Forum is hosting a canned food collection prior to the UNC versus Western Carolina football game at Tar Heel Town in Polk Place on November 18, 2017 from 12-3 […]

Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers, both under the direction of Professor Susan Klebanow, will perform the music of Rachmaninoff, Taneyev, Stravinsky, Bartok, and others in this concert. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC faculty/staff. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]