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Family and Friends Sunday

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: On the fourth Sunday of the month, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. What can I do on Family and Friends Sunday? Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games […]

PlayMakers: TROUBLE IN MIND

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents a scathingly funny backstage drama, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays […]

Take Two Tour: “Genius and Grace”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Sunday, 25 January 2015, 2:00 PM Take Two Tour: Genius and Grace Join Kate Arpen (Kress Art History Fellow in Applied Research) and Alex Deyneka (Ackland Graduate Intern) for a conversational tour of the Ackland’s newly opened exhibition Genius and Grace. Part of the Ackland’s new Family and Friends Sunday, a day focused on interactive experiences with art. […]

Tai Chi 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: 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 […]

PlayMakers: TROUBLE IN MIND

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents a scathingly funny backstage drama, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays […]

Art For Lunch: “Painters are Poets: Genius, Inspiration, and Expression in French and Italian Drawing” with Mary Pardo (FULL)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: On selected Wednesdays, the Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland. Let the exhibition Genius and Grace inspire you to delve into 18th-century artistic life at this lunchtime talk by Dr. Mary Pardo (Art […]

PlayMakers: TROUBLE IN MIND

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents a scathingly funny backstage drama, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays […]

Hutchins Lecture by Leslie Bow: “Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South”

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Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Where did the Asian sit on the segregated bus? Drawing from her book, ‘Partly Colored': Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South, Leslie Bow traces narratives that attempted to reconcile Asian Americans to segregation’s distinction between black and white. Investigating the ways in which racially “in-between” subjects and communities were understood within the […]

“Ritual + Time Travel = Rebirth” Artist Exhibition Opening Reception and Artist Talk

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Ritual + Time Travel = Rebirth: Images and Words by Michael Platt and Carol Beane features the work of married artists Michael Platt and Carol Beane. Platt creates artwork that centers on figurative explorations of life’s survivors, the marginalized, referencing history and circumstance in the rites, rituals and expressions of our human condition. For Platt […]

PlayMakers: TROUBLE IN MIND

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents a scathingly funny backstage drama, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays […]

Free Event – Combat Paper Project

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Coming home from war is a difficult thing. There is often much to account for as a survivor. A new language must be developed in order to express the magnitude and variety of the collective effect. Hand papermaking is the language of Combat Paper. By working in communities directly affected by warfare and using the […]

Art Department Colloquium: Bibiana Obler, George Washington University

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Location: Peabody Hall

Contact: Daniel Sherman

Description: This compelling examination of the work and lives of Expressionist artists Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter and Dadaists Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber illuminates the roles of gender and the applied arts in abstraction’s early days. Both couples, like Expressionism and Dada more generally, strived to transcend the fragmented individualism promoted by capitalism.

Jake Xerxes Fussell Album Release

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Love House to celebrate the release of Jake Xerxes Fussell’s debut solo album from local record label Paradise of Bachelors. Jake will perform some selections from his self-titled album, produced by and featuring William Tyler. Acclaimed Durham guitarist Daniel Bachman will also play a special solo set for the occasion. Now a Durham resident, Fussell grew up in Columbus, […]

PlayMakers: TROUBLE IN MIND

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents a scathingly funny backstage drama, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays […]

William S. Newman Artists Series: Reanimating Warsaw

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: 15

Contact: Music Department

Description: This evening of music from Poland takes it’s cue from the incredibly vibrant experimental and animated cultural life at the intersection of the arts, high and low that characterized the postwar decades. The William S. Newman Artists Series, in a concert curated by Andrea F. Bohlman, presents a selection of animated films, jazz standards, popular […]

Dunsinane – National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Shakespeare Company

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Macbeth is dead. An English army has swept through the landscape, killed the tyrant and taken the seat of power. Attempting to restore peace and put in place a new ruler, the commanding officer is beset by a brutal guerrilla uprising. Increasingly isolated from his own men and Scottish allies alike, his efforts to restore […]

African Americans in Theater and Popular Culture after 1945

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: An Adventures in Ideas EXPRESS seminar offered in collaboration with the PlayMakers Repertory Company production of Trouble in Mind January 31, 2015 We are pleased to continue our partnership with PlayMakers Repertory Company as they produce the play by Alice Childress, Trouble in Mind (first performed in 1955). Three speakers will discuss the historical and […]

Free Event – Combat Paper Project

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Coming home from war is a difficult thing. There is often much to account for as a survivor. A new language must be developed in order to express the magnitude and variety of the collective effect. Hand papermaking is the language of Combat Paper. By working in communities directly affected by warfare and using the […]

PlayMakers: TROUBLE IN MIND

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents a scathingly funny backstage drama, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays […]

PlayMakers: TROUBLE IN MIND

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents a scathingly funny backstage drama, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays […]

Evening of Mississippi Delta Blues with Howl-N-Madd & Shy Perry

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Join documentary film-maker Lee Quinby and Mississippi Delta blues musicians Howl-N-Madd and Shy Perry for a free film-showing, concert, and discussion of the blues. This event is FREE and Open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of the American South, the Sonja Haynes Center for Black Culture and History, […]