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Liz Magic Laser and Wendy Osserman – From North Carolina to South Korea

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: From North Carolina to South Korea, commissioned by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Art Department and Carolina Performing Arts, combines the multimedia performance art of Liz Magic Laser with the choreography of Wendy Osserman. Collaborating for the first time, the mother-daughter duo examines the studied gestures of politicians and the actual events shown on the news. Focusing on […]

Faculty Recital: Carolina Wind Quintet

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: The Department of Music’s faculty wind quintet (Brooks de Wetter-Smith, flute; Michael Schultz, oboe; Donald Oehler, clarinet; Andrew McAfee, horn; John Pederson, bassoon) presents a concert of chamber music for winds. Free and open to the public.

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland Members; $5 per session for all others (payments should be made at the door by cash or check).

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! An 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. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland Members and UNC students; $5 for all others

Contact: Allison Portnow

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 for all […]

Opening Celebration – Friends’ First Look: “PhotoVision”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Kate Walton

Description: Current Ackland Art Museum Members are invited to the Friends’ First Look at the exhibition PhotoVision this Thursday from 5:00-6:30 PM. Members will enjoy wine, light hors d’oeuvres, and a 6:00 PM introduction to PhotoVision by Interim Director and Chief Curator Peter Nisbet. Come ready for your close-up: a free photo booth will be provided by Hot Dog! Photo Booths. […]

Ackland Film Forum: “Blow Up” (Michelangelo Antonioni, UK/Italy, 1966)

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This fall, the Ackland Film Forum presents a series of films that explore the theme of photography in cinema—in everything from art films, to classic Hollywood gems, to recent popular films—in connection with the Ackland Art Museum’s exhibition PhotoVision: Selections from a Decade of Collecting. Blow Up follows a fashion photographer, played by David Hemmings, who believes he […]

Youssou N’Dour

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Celestial singer and prodigious composer, producer and bandleader Youssou N’Dour pioneered mbalax, fusing traditional Senegalese percussion and griot singing with Afro-Cuban and indigenous dance/pop flavors. With his band the Super Étoile, he is one of the most revered musicians in Africa and in the ever-growing Senegalese diaspora. Named in TIME magazine’s annual list of “the […]

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 […]

War Echoes – Author Event with Ariana Vigil

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: Ariana Vigil, Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at UNC, will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop on Thursday, September 18th at 3:30pm to read from her new book War Echoes: Gender and Militarization in U.S. Latina/o Cultural Production. War Echoes examines how Latina/o cultural production has engaged with U.S. militarism in the post–Viet Nam era. […]

Opening Celebration – Public Reception: “PhotoVision”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: All are welcome to celebrate the opening of PhotoVision from 6:30-8:00 PM this Thursday evening. Come ready for your close-up: a free photo booth will be provided by Hot Dog! Photo Booths. Refreshments for the Opening Celebration provided by Whole Foods Chapel Hill. Current Ackland Art Museum Members are invited to the Friends’ First Look from 5:00-6:30 PM. Members will […]

Art Exhibition Opening and Artist Talk: La Sombra y el Espíritu III:Bodies of Resistance, Roots of Remembrance

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Exhibition Opening and Artist Talk La Sombra y el Espíritu III/Bodies of Resistance, Roots of Remembrance: The Work of Stephen Hayes, Louis Luma and Lucía Méndez Rivas This exhibition brings together three talented artists from North Carolina (USA), Haiti, and the Dominican Republic to help set the stage for a project in historical memory-making. In […]

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 […]

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 […]

William S. Newman Artists Series: NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Contact: Music Department

Description: The North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra presents a concert celebrating the centennial of iconic jazz composer/arranger Billy Strayhorn, best known for his three-decade collaboration with Duke Ellington. Part of the Department of Music’s William S. Newman Artists Series. Individual tickets ($15 general admission; $10 students and UNC faculty/staff) are available at the door, and Newman […]

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 […]