Fine Arts & Humanities
UNC composer Lee Weisert’s installations explore sounds created by water. This feature and more water initiatives in the fall 2012 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine.
Carolina Performing Arts and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities are reimagining The Rite and its contemporary significance through The Rite of Spring at 100. Part of the celebration will be a series of once-in-a-lifetime performances at Memorial Hall with some of the leading performing artists of our time.
On a white wooden bookshelf in Jocelyn Neal’s office sits a sealed, unopened mason jar, filled to the brim with a telltale clear liquid and dressed in a homemade label. Neal is the new director of the Center for the Study of the American South.
Cultural historian Bernie Herman is helping to preserve and cultivate the foodways of a special Virginia coastal community.
Water. Life depends on it, and starting this fall the Carolina campus is becoming immersed in it. On World Water Day last spring, UNC announced that water would be the focus of a two-year, campuswide academic theme called “Water in Our World.”
UNC friends are helping to preserve and promote the whimsical windmills of beloved North Carolina folk artist Vollis Simpson. (WATCH VIDEO)
Sidney Rittenberg ’41 spent 16 years in solitary confinement in a Chinese jail, imprisoned twice by the Communists on charges of being an American spy. It’s the stuff great films are made of; only this story is true. “The Revolutionary” is a documentary film about the UNC alum’s life story.