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Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East Exhibit

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC Global

Description: “Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East” features more than 20 illustrations by Kuwaiti artist and graphic designer Mohammad Sharaf. Inspired by current events, Sharaf’s designs address controversial political and social topics. Sharaf’s illustrations will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31. The exhibition touches […]

Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East Exhibit

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC Global

Description: “Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East” features more than 20 illustrations by Kuwaiti artist and graphic designer Mohammad Sharaf. Inspired by current events, Sharaf’s designs address controversial political and social topics. Sharaf’s illustrations will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31. The exhibition touches […]

Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East Exhibit

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC Global

Description: “Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East” features more than 20 illustrations by Kuwaiti artist and graphic designer Mohammad Sharaf. Inspired by current events, Sharaf’s designs address controversial political and social topics. Sharaf’s illustrations will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31. The exhibition touches […]

PlayMakers: RODNEY KING

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ PRC2 Series presents Roger Guenveur Smith’s poetic rhythm-charged look at the flawed everyman behind the myth. King endured police brutality, the glare of an unrelenting media and notoriety as the symbolic spark of the LA riots. His plaintive “Can we all get along?” remains an open question in America’s complicated relationship with race. The […]

Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East Exhibit

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC Global

Description: “Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East” features more than 20 illustrations by Kuwaiti artist and graphic designer Mohammad Sharaf. Inspired by current events, Sharaf’s designs address controversial political and social topics. Sharaf’s illustrations will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31. The exhibition touches […]

PlayMakers: RODNEY KING

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ PRC2 Series presents Roger Guenveur Smith’s poetic rhythm-charged look at the flawed everyman behind the myth. King endured police brutality, the glare of an unrelenting media and notoriety as the symbolic spark of the LA riots. His plaintive “Can we all get along?” remains an open question in America’s complicated relationship with race. The […]

Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East Exhibit

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC Global

Description: “Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East” features more than 20 illustrations by Kuwaiti artist and graphic designer Mohammad Sharaf. Inspired by current events, Sharaf’s designs address controversial political and social topics. Sharaf’s illustrations will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31. The exhibition touches […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture: Liz Magic Laser

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Cary Levine

Description: From North Carolina to South Korea, commissioned by UNC’s Art Department and Carolina Performing Arts, combines the multimedia performance art of Liz Magic Laser with choreography by Wendy Osserman. Collaborating for the first time, the mother-daughter duo explores the language of gesture in global politics. Employing live performers and video feeds with green screen effects, this Loading Dock performance incorporates the studied movements of politicians central to the presentation and reception of current events. The development of the piece will take place, in part, in Chapel Hill.

PlayMakers: RODNEY KING

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ PRC2 Series presents Roger Guenveur Smith’s poetic rhythm-charged look at the flawed everyman behind the myth. King endured police brutality, the glare of an unrelenting media and notoriety as the symbolic spark of the LA riots. His plaintive “Can we all get along?” remains an open question in America’s complicated relationship with race. The […]

Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East Exhibit

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC Global

Description: “Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East” features more than 20 illustrations by Kuwaiti artist and graphic designer Mohammad Sharaf. Inspired by current events, Sharaf’s designs address controversial political and social topics. Sharaf’s illustrations will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31. The exhibition touches […]

PlayMakers: RODNEY KING

Download

Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ PRC2 Series presents Roger Guenveur Smith’s poetic rhythm-charged look at the flawed everyman behind the myth. King endured police brutality, the glare of an unrelenting media and notoriety as the symbolic spark of the LA riots. His plaintive “Can we all get along?” remains an open question in America’s complicated relationship with race. The […]

UNC Process Series: The New Generation Project

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: In an effort to preserve America’s arranged Negro spiritual and introduce unknown African American poets through art songs, internationally known sopranos Louise Toppin and Marquita Lister have pioneered The New Generation Project: Contemporizing the African American Art Song and Arranged Negro Spiritual. The project combines commissioned works from dozens of composers and poets to create a […]

Tales from the Cosmic Ocean – An evening of Yakshagana featuring Vidya Kolyur

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: The enchanting 700-year-old Yakshagana dance drama tradition is one of south India’s most distinctive art forms, featuring elaborate costumes and facial makeup, stylized dancing, live instrumental accompaniment and a complex grammar of face and hand gestures. Visionary performer, director and innovator Vidya Kolyur’s dynamic approach and innovative choreography revolutionized the traditionally male-dominated Yakshagana form, winning […]

Process Series: The New Generation Project

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Description: In an effort to preserve America’s arranged Negro spiritual and introduce unknown African American poets through art songs, internationally known sopranos Louise Toppin and Marquita Lister have pioneered The New Generation Project: Contemporizing the African American Art Song and Arranged Negro Spiritual. The project combines commissioned works from dozens of composers and poets to create a […]

Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East Exhibit

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC Global

Description: “Visual Reactions: A View from the Middle East” features more than 20 illustrations by Kuwaiti artist and graphic designer Mohammad Sharaf. Inspired by current events, Sharaf’s designs address controversial political and social topics. Sharaf’s illustrations will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31. The exhibition touches […]

UNC Process Series: The New Generation Project

Download

Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: In an effort to preserve America’s arranged Negro spiritual and introduce unknown African American poets through art songs, internationally known sopranos Louise Toppin and Marquita Lister have pioneered The New Generation Project: Contemporizing the African American Art Song and Arranged Negro Spiritual. The project combines commissioned works from dozens of composers and poets to create a […]