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PlayMakers: VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Join PlayMakers Repertory Company in kicking off its 2014/15 Mainstage Season with a brilliant new comedy by Christopher Durang, the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play – “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck, conductor and music director

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: One of the world’s great orchestras, the Pittsburgh Symphony (PSO) boasts a long and fertile history with the finest conductors and musicians and a strong commitment to Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape. Their many recordings include a Grammy-winning disc with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and Cinema Serenade with Itzhak Perlman and John Williams performing celebrated film scores. The […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck, conductor and music director

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: One of the world’s great orchestras, the Pittsburgh Symphony (PSO) boasts a long and fertile history with the finest conductors and musicians and a strong commitment to Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape. Their many recordings include a Grammy-winning disc with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and Cinema Serenade with Itzhak Perlman and John Williams performing celebrated film scores. The […]

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film, Double Feature: “Melvin and Jean: An American Story” and “Jazz Mama”

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film, Double Feature Melvin and Jean: An American Story [Dir: Maia Wechsler/Documentary/USA /English/60 min./2012] Melvin and Jean: An American Story is a poignant tale of two people, the radical 60’s, crime in the name of a cause, and second chances. As a young couple in 1972, the McNairs […]

Ackland Film Forum: “La Jetée” (Marker) & “Images of World and Inscriptions of War” (Farocki)

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: DOUBLE FEATUREChris Marker’s futuristic short film La Jetée creates a post-nuclear world almost entirely out of still photographs. Images of the World and the Inscriptions of War is a documentary by late filmmaker Harun Farocki that explores why it took decades to see Auschwitz within the aerial footage of the area photographed by Allies during […]

PlayMakers: VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Join PlayMakers Repertory Company in kicking off its 2014/15 Mainstage Season with a brilliant new comedy by Christopher Durang, the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play – “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake […]

Music on the Porch: Lonnie Holley

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Please join us on the porch to appreciate a multimodal artist who defies all genres and categories. During his week-long visit to UNC-Chapel Hill in late September and early October, Lonnie Holley will visit classes in Art, Folklore, and American Studies, create new sculptures with found and recycled materials, engage in public conversations, and give […]

PlayMakers: VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Join PlayMakers Repertory Company in kicking off its 2014/15 Mainstage Season with a brilliant new comedy by Christopher Durang, the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play – “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake […]

A 24-Hour History of Popular Music – 1910s – Taylor Mac

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: The incomparable theater artist Taylor Mac returns to Chapel Hill following his PlayMakers appearance as Cabaret’s emcee. Beloved for his beauty, disarming vulnerability and soaring spirit, his award-winning performances provoke and embrace his diverse audiences. This world premiere performance, commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts, showcases both music from and inspired by the 1910s, as well […]

PlayMakers: VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE

Download

Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Join PlayMakers Repertory Company in kicking off its 2014/15 Mainstage Season with a brilliant new comedy by Christopher Durang, the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play – “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake […]

A 24-Hour History of Popular Music – 1910s – Taylor Mac

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: The incomparable theater artist Taylor Mac returns to Chapel Hill following his PlayMakers appearance as Cabaret’s emcee. Beloved for his beauty, disarming vulnerability and soaring spirit, his award-winning performances provoke and embrace his diverse audiences. This world premiere performance, commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts, showcases both music from and inspired by the 1910s, as well […]

Michael Jordan Biography – Author Event with Roland Lazenby

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: Roland Lazenby will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop at UNC on Friday, October 3rd at 12pm to read from and sign copies of his new biography Michael Jordan: The Life. “It’s not every day that I’m blown away by a book about a sports figure. But Michael Jordan: The Life, by Roland Lazenby, ranks up […]

Southern Research Circle poster session

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Stop by the Love House & Hutchins Forum to learn about twelve summer research projects funded by the Center for the Study of the American South. Our Southern Research Circle — graduate students in History, Anthropology, English & Comparative Literature, American Studies, City & Regional Planning, Environment & Ecology, Statistics & Operational Research, and the […]

UNC Jazz Combos with Dave Pietro, saxophone

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Contact: Music Department

Description: The UNC Jazz Combos are joined by Jamey Aebersold Visiting Jazz Artist Dave Pietro (alto saxophone) for another installment of the Fred and Gail Fearing Jazz for a Friday Afternoon series. Pietro has toured/recorded with such bands of Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, and The Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, as well as performed with artists such […]

PlayMakers: VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE

Download

Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Join PlayMakers Repertory Company in kicking off its 2014/15 Mainstage Season with a brilliant new comedy by Christopher Durang, the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play – “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake […]

Long Story Shorts One Act Festival

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Dana Coen

Description: The UNC Writing for the Screen and Stage Program presents the fourth annual Long Story Shorts One Act Play Festival on Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th at 8PM in the Swain Hall, Studio Six black box theatre. Eight short plays written by members of the WSS Minor’s graduating class will be presented as […]

Encounter Art Tour: “The Hunt”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Held on the first Saturday of the month, Encounter Art Tours enable visitors to gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s permanent collection. This month, Ackland Student Guide Lea Efird leads visitors through the galleries in an exploration of images of “the hunt” in art. Meet in the Ackland lobby. Free and […]

Jazz Workshop with Dave Pietro, alto saxophone

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: Jamey Aebersold Visiting Jazz Artist Dave Pietro (alto saxophone) presents a workshop for UNC Jazz Studies students. Pietro has toured/recorded with such bands of Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, and The Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, as well as performed with artists such as Ray Charles, Rosemary Clooney, and Harry Connick, Jr. Free and open to the […]

Long Story Shorts One Act Festival

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Dana Coen

Description: The UNC Writing for the Screen and Stage Program presents the fourth annual Long Story Shorts One Act Play Festival on Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th at 8PM in the Swain Hall, Studio Six black box theatre. Eight short plays written by members of the WSS Minor’s graduating class will be presented as […]

UNC Jazz Band with Dave Pietro, saxophone

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: 10

Contact: Music Department

Description: The UNC Jazz Band is joined by Jamey Aebersold Visiting Jazz Artist Dave Pietro (alto saxophone) as part of the Department’s Scholarship Benefit Series. Pietro has toured/recorded with such bands of Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, and The Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, as well as performed with artists such as Ray Charles, Rosemary Clooney, and Harry […]