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PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

*RESCHEDULED* Music in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: The Music in the Galleries concert on Sunday, 19 March 2017, has been RESCHEDULED due to an unexpected gallery closure.  Please join us 2 April 2017 for Music in the Galleries with Mary D. Williams!  

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, […]

Edibles on Paper: Mushrooms

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Artist Tuesday, March 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $55 ($50 Members) With mushrooms as a subject, instruction includes drawing for accuracy, painting wet into wet with saturated color and dry brushing to bring out the details. Some watercolor knowledge is helpful.

Ephemerals

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Linda Koffenberger, Artist Wednesday, March 22; 1-4:30 p.m. · $41 ($37 Members) Learn about native plants that flower in early spring and receive detailed instructions and demonstrations to complete a small drawing of an ephemeral plant species native to North Carolina. 

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.

Guest Lecture by Lynne Cooke, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Art

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Guest Lecture Wed, 22 March 2017, 5:30 PM “Commensurables and Incommensurables” Lynne Cooke, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Art Renowned art scholar Lynne Cooke is Senior Curator, Special Projects in Modern Art, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. She is currently organizing an exhibition about the relationship between mainstream and self-taught artists in 20th […]

Tales and Tunes of the Scottish Highlands

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Location: Graham Memorial

Cost: Free

Contact: Michael Newton

Description: An evening of traditional stories and bagpipe tunes from the Scottish Highlands and the North American Gaelic diaspora: tales of landscape goddesses, sea maidens, shapeshifting, tragic love, heroic struggle and unexpected encounters. Michael Newton (Ph.D. Celtic Studies, Edinburgh University) is an authority on Scottish Gaelic history, tradition and literature. Bill Caudill (M.A. Folklore, UNC) is […]

Music on the Porch: Eric Przedpelski & Friends

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: The premiere Spring show of our Music on the Porch series will be a tribute to the soul of the late, great David “Fathead” Newman. While some may not recognize his name, most recognize his sound, made famous by numerous Ray Charles hits from the 1950s and 60s. Connecting in their early twenties, Newman and […]

Martha Graham Dance Company

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Hailed for its commitment to the leading edge of modern dance, the Martha Graham Dance Company performs adventurous new works created by some of today’s top dance-makers side by side with the most profound and influential choreography by Martha Graham. Often compared with Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky and Coco Chanel, this revolutionary artist is an icon of 20th-century modernism. The […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Architectural Tour of Campus

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

“Carolina Two-Step: from Ayrshire to Appalachia via Antrim County” with CL Dallat and Anne-Marie Fyfe

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Poet and musician Cahal Dallat (mandolin, button accordion and traditional flute, www.cahaldallat.com), and poet Anne-Marie Fyfe (www.annemariefyfe.com), both from the Glens of Antrim, will tell the story, in words, music, and images, of how Scots and Ulster Scots music and poetry not only weathered the rigors of a two-step migration but went on to influence […]

Martha Graham Dance Company

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Hailed for its commitment to the leading edge of modern dance, the Martha Graham Dance Company performs adventurous new works created by some of today’s top dance-makers side by side with the most profound and influential choreography by Martha Graham. Often compared with Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky and Coco Chanel, this revolutionary artist is an icon of 20th-century modernism. The […]

Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. No reservation necessary.  

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 25 March 2017* 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register here! This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of […]

Art à la Carte: Figure Painting with a Live (Nude!) Model

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Saturday, 25 March 2017: Figure Painting with a Live (Nude!) Model 4:00 – 7:00 PM Register here! About ART A LA CARTE Bring a friend and spend an afternoon getting creative in these relaxed, hands-on art classes designed exclusively for Carolina students. Each Art à la Carte session begins at the Ackland Art Museum, where you’ll explore some of the […]