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Music in the Galleries: NCCU Choir

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Music in the Galleries Sun, 19 February 2017 | 2:00 PM Join the North Carolina Central University Choir for a performance of choral music inspired by the themes and artworks featured in Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett. Free and open to the public.  

WSN Series: Celebrating Monteverdi’s 450th Birthday

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Cost: 15

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Join the music department for an afternoon celebrating the 450th birthday of Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi. Tim Carter will deliver remarks before a concert featuring the UNC Baroque Ensemble, Chamber Singers, and Sackbut Ensemble, with faculty vocalists Tim Sparks, Jeanne Fischer, and Marc Callahan. General admission is $15 ($10 for students and UNC faculty/staff).

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, […]

2017 Oscars Preview: A Carolina Blue Carpet Event

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Location: Varsity Theatre

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Tuesday, Feb. 21 | 6-8:30 p.m. Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill Cost: $10; Complimentary to GAA and SAA members  Please join us in walking the Carolina Blue carpet at the Varsity Theatre for our fourth annual Oscars Preview Event.  The nominees and snubs, the trends and outliers, what has changed and what stays the […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture: Tim Portlock

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Tim Portlock was born in Chicago which inspired his lifelong interest in the dialogue between place and the formation of identity. Educated primarily as a traditional visual artist Portlock has worked in the past as a community-based muralist as well as a studio painter. His current body of work is created using 3D gaming technology to simulate real world and imagined spaces based on the abandoned and foreclosed buildings in biking distance of his home in Philadelphia.

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.

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT/Vision Series

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: William Shakespeare’s perfectly-made comedy of hidden identity! A shipwreck – lost twins – gender-bending disguise – romantic intrigue. The Bard’s riotous romp affirms the power of love to transform loss into hope, with every word, wink and wooing a sheer delight. “a celestial comedy” – The New York Times. Onstage March 1-19. Feb 22, in […]

Shaina Lynn – Bayou Blues

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Location: Historic Playmakers Theater

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Bayou Blues dives deep into the consciousness of a black girl’s pursuit to find air amidst the drowning waves of colorism in New Orleans. Shaina Lynn takes the audience through the alluring culture of Mardi Gras, Bounce music and second line parades to shine light on the city’s dark history of internalized racism. With spoken […]

Film Screening: Defiant Requiem

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Location: Hill Hall

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: Hosted by the UNC Department of Music and Co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies February 23, 7:30 pm, Hill Hall This feature-length documentary film highlights the most dramatic example of intellectual and artistic courage in the Theresienstadt (Terezín) Concentration Camp during World War II: the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young […]

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]

Shaina Lynn – Bayou Blues

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Location: Historic Playmakers Theater

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Bayou Blues dives deep into the consciousness of a black girl’s pursuit to find air amidst the drowning waves of colorism in New Orleans. Shaina Lynn takes the audience through the alluring culture of Mardi Gras, Bounce music and second line parades to shine light on the city’s dark history of internalized racism. With spoken […]

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]