Fine Arts & Humanities
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what is a nearly 500-year-old painting worth? “Portrait of a Young Lady” sat in storage at the Ackland Art Museum since its arrival there in 1968 — until UNC art history professor Christoph Brachmann pulled it from the vaults last year. He immediately sensed the possible importance of this piece, thought to be created … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of “Count,” in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series, opening Aug. 23. This docu-drama about six men on death row was written by Lynden Harris and is co-produced with the North Carolina based collective, Hidden Voices.
Rising senior Morgan Vickers is an undergraduate research assistant for the Community Histories Workshop in the Digital Innovations Lab whose research focuses on mapping historic cities now underwater, with attention to factors like racial dynamics, changing town infrastructure, and occupations.
Carolina students Diana Scott and Shodeah Kelly participated in the North Carolina Global Distinction Program as community college students.
The White House announced its intent on Aug. 3 to nominate Duke Buchan III ’85 as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra.
The Process Series: New Works in Development presents its tenth anniversary season, ReInvention, a season of innovative, powerful performances exploring seminal issues of social justice, digital and physical identity, and the future.
Summer Youth Conservatory student Kira Cornell is not exactly new to PlayMakers. After all, her dad is PlayMakers’ resident acting company member Jeffrey Blair Cornell.