Fine Arts & Humanities
The dedication of Hill Hall Feb. 8 celebrated the changes 18 months and $15 million of private gifts had brought to the department of music building, which turns 100 this year.
An $867,000 grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will fund a project to create a series of sophisticated videos and other materials to counteract jihadist propaganda that targets young peo
Award-winning historian Brenda Stevenson, who has been praised for “bravery in journalism,” will deliver the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 13th annual African American History Month lecture at 7 p.m. on Feb. 8, in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.
Jim Ketch is a music professor in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences and a passionate jazz musician. This is the 40th year of Ketch’s leadership of the Carolina Jazz Festival. We talked to him about the origins of his talent, his love of the trumpet and his most memorable performances. The 2017 Jazz Festival starts on Feb. 15.
Celebration of jazz on Carolina’s campus Feb. 15-18 marks 40th festival for founder, music professor and director of jazz studies Jim Ketch.
This two-day symposium will explore Jewish food in and of the global South, a concept that references the historic diversity of the American South and its vibrant cultural intersections with the nation and the world over time. Appealing to both public and academic audiences, this symposium will feature dynamic presentations by Jewish foodways and cultural scholars, documentarians, culinary critics, and … Continued
Sarah Bonn and John Thorp know all about their chosen instrument’s reputation: It’s small. It can only play a few types of songs. It’s not serious. But with each pluck of the string, the Carolina students work to prove that the ukulele can do far more than audiences think.