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My Fair Lady

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: THE MOST “LOVERLY” MUSICAL OF THEM ALL Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way.

Battle Park Tour: Managing an Urban Natural Area

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Nick Adams, Battle Park Manager Sunday, April 23, 2:30-4 p.m. · $10 ($9 Members) Enjoy a walk around Battle Park as you learn about its natural history and management. This tour highlights spring ephemeral “hot spots” in Battle Park

Senegalese artist Bouna Ndiaye: film, discussion on first “world festival of negro arts”

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Location: Palace International Restaurant

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: In 1966, musicians, writers, sculptors, painters, performers, poets and other art enthusiasts gathered in Dakar, Senegal for the first World Festival of Negro Arts (Premier Festival Mondial des arts nègres) . The festival drew attendees from the African diaspora around the world. They came from nearly 45 countries, including several Heads of State from newly independent African countries. Artists from […]

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 […]

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 […]

Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture: Blake Wilson, Dickinson College

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: Blake Wilson, Dickinson College, who is in residence at the National Humanities Center (2016-2017), will give a lecture titled, “Music, Memory, and Improvisation: Performing Poetry in early Renaissance Italy.” It will take place on Monday, April 24 at 5:15 p.m. in Person Hall as a part of the Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture series.

Old Well Celebration—Honoring Hugh Morton ’43 (at N.C. Museum of History, Raleigh)

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 15 - 25

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Gather with Triangle Heels to honor the life of Hugh Morton ’43 while an exhibit of his photography is on display at the N.C. Museum of History. Hugh’s grandson Jack Morton ’00 will share the story of how his grandfather inspired his own love of photography. Guests will have the opportunity to view the exhibit […]

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 […]

Arabic Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Tuesday, April 25, featuring Bud Kauffman, Lecturer in Arabic 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 […]

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 […]

Great Books Reading Group: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Juan Carlos González Espitia, Associate Professor, Romance Studies Tuesdays, April 18 and 25, 2017 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 first session.  […]

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: Michelle Robinson on Robert Frank’s “The Americans”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Wednesday, 26 April 2017 12:20 PM Michelle Robinson (American Studies) on Robert Frank’s The Americans. Presented in connection with an Ackland Study Gallery installation for Dr. Robinson’s class “Literary Approaches to American Studies.” RSVP here! LUNCH: Bring a bag lunch—yes, people do!—or pre-order a boxed lunch from Jason’s Deli that will be waiting for you at the Ackland! Order […]

Bluets: Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: WEDNESDAYS, MARCH 15 – APRIL 26 (6 sessions; NO CLASS 3/29); 1:30–3:30 P.M. · $105 ($95 MEMBERS) Ages 4-5. Preschoolers will “dig in” to the vegetable garden, dip in the pond for tadpoles, observe birds up-close and more through hands-on activities, outdoor exploration, stories, crafts and group play. Healthy snack provided. NOTE: This is a […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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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 […]

PlayMakers: Mr. Joy

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: In this spell-binding one-actor performance, a Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop curiously doesn’t open one morning. An array of customers including indomitable 11-year-old Clarissa and “gangsta granny” Bessie come to realize what the shop owner has meant to their lives. “the most uplifting and inspiring theater you’ll see this […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: The Inkling Prophet: C.S. Lewis Book Club Series

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course:The Inkling Prophet: C.S. Lewis Book Club Series THURSDAYS MARCH 20, APRIL 13 & 27, 10 AM-11:30 AM INSTRUCTOR: DANIELLE CHRISTMAS The imaginative fictions and compelling apologist writings of Clive Staples Lewis have captivated generations of readers. What is it about this self-described “very ordinary layman of the Church of England” that […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Medicare Made Clear

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Medicare Made Clear THURSDAY APRIL 27, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: DARYL COSTON Everyday 10,000 baby-boomers turn 65, and questions begin to surface regarding Medicare. Individuals suddenly find themselves in an avalanche of very confusing information. At this point they ask themselves, “What exactly is Medicare?” In the last several years, asking this […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Write Your Life

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Write Your Life THURSDAYS APRIL 13, MAY 4 & 11. 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 – yet challenging – class, you will learn how to draw on the “material” of your life to […]

Take the Student Army Training Corps Challenge! (N.C. Collection Gallery, UNC Army ROTC Activity)

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Location: Polk Place

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Library

Description: In the months following the U.S. entry into World War I in April 1917, the UNC campus transformed into a training camp. Students who were eligible to join the Student Army Training Corps (SATC) took classes focused on military topics and practiced battle tactics to prepare them for the armed forces. Students learned a variety […]

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 […]

North Carolina’s Veterans Tell their Stories of Service (Southern Oral History Program Interns Spring Performance)

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Hear student interns from the Southern Oral History Program perform excerpts from interviews they conducted this semester with military veterans from North Carolina. Presented by the University Library and the Southern Oral History Program For more information, contact Nick Graham at ngraham@email.unc.edu or (919) 962-0043.

Opening Party: “Time Will Tell: Selected Works by the MFA Class of 2017”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: OPENING PARTY Time Will Tell: Selected Works by the MFA Class of 2017 Thurs, 27 April 2017 5:00 – 9:00 PM Free and open to the public. Food and drinks. Music by DJ Rasputina Rose. ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Time Will Tell examines how the exhibition’s contributors, the 2017 Master of Fine Arts candidates at The […]

Music on the Porch: Atticus Reynolds Latin Jazz Quintet

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Atticus Reynolds is a drummer/composer from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His first EP (EMIT) is available on Bandcamp and Soundcloud, and his forthcoming album Ventana is a suite of original music inspired by folkloric Latin rhythms that was recorded in Puerto Rico. Joining Atticus for this show are Kevin Beardsley (bass), Dan Hitchcock (saxophones), Brevan Hampden […]

What’s the Big Idea? Series | Session 3: Senior Entrepreneurship is not an Oxymoron: The 21st Century is the Age of Experience!

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: The Friday Center’s “What’s the Big Idea?” series returns this spring! The number of people 65 and over is expected to explode in the coming decades. Our rapidly aging population creates challenges, opportunities and new expectations for old age. Engage in discussion with leading experts on aging as they share research and perspectives from a demographic, business, health, […]

PlayMakers: Mr. Joy

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: In this spell-binding one-actor performance, a Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop curiously doesn’t open one morning. An array of customers including indomitable 11-year-old Clarissa and “gangsta granny” Bessie come to realize what the shop owner has meant to their lives. “the most uplifting and inspiring theater you’ll see this […]

My Fair Lady

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: THE MOST “LOVERLY” MUSICAL OF THEM ALL Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way.

2017 Art Department Honors Symposium

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Joy Cox

Description: Please join us in celebrating the achievements of our outstanding students in the Art Department! Eash student will be giving a brief presentation of their Honors work in the past year. Refreshments will be served.

UNC Jazz Combos with Alexis Cole, vocalist

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The UNC Jazz Combos will perform in a concert along with Alexis Cole, vocalist. This is part of the Fred and Gail Fearing Jazz for a Friday Afternoon series.

PlayMakers: Mr. Joy

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: In this spell-binding one-actor performance, a Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop curiously doesn’t open one morning. An array of customers including indomitable 11-year-old Clarissa and “gangsta granny” Bessie come to realize what the shop owner has meant to their lives. “the most uplifting and inspiring theater you’ll see this […]

My Fair Lady

Download

Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: THE MOST “LOVERLY” MUSICAL OF THEM ALL Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way.

Russia: Then & Now – A Dialogues Seminar

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required In collaboration with UNC’s Center For Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies APRIL 29, 2017 Historian Dr. Donald J. Raleigh will consider the background to and course of Russia’s February Revolution of 1917, which ended 300 years of Romanov rule, and the October Revolution, which brought the Bolsheviks to power and gave rise […]

Nature Journaling: Plants and Pollinators

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Jane Eckenrode, Artist Saturday, April 29; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. · $36 ($32 Members) Study the geometry of plants and flowers and practice your drawing and perceptual skills to quickly establish a framework for a diagram, drawing or description in a nature journal. Discuss techniques to observe insects and other pollinators.

PlayMakers: Mr. Joy

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: In this spell-binding one-actor performance, a Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop curiously doesn’t open one morning. An array of customers including indomitable 11-year-old Clarissa and “gangsta granny” Bessie come to realize what the shop owner has meant to their lives. “the most uplifting and inspiring theater you’ll see this […]

My Fair Lady

Download

Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: THE MOST “LOVERLY” MUSICAL OF THEM ALL Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way.