Fine Arts & Humanities
Obie Award-winner “An Iliad” will open PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2012-2013 season Sept 5-9. PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “An Iliad” as part of its thought-provoking PRC2 second stage series, in which each performance is followed by artist-audience discussion. The one-man play completes the 2012-13 lineup, joining another Obie … Continued
A cast of 25 young student actors will perform the Tony Award-winning musical satire “Urinetown: The Musical” July 19-22 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
They say opposites attract, but sometimes shared interests bring two people together. Bill and Marcie Ferris, who have been married for 16 years, have more than just a few things in common.
Sabine Gruffat, an assistant professor of art, received the Golden Badger Award at the Wisconsin Film Festival for her film, “I Have Always Been a Dreamer.” “I Have Always Been A Dreamer” is a documentary travelogue and film portrait of two cities: one in an apparently unstoppable state of growth, another in what seems to be a permanent state of … Continued
Three o’clock in the morning. It’s quiet and there’s no one around. A dim light emanates from beneath the studio door. Inside, among scattered books and photos, Damian Stamer puts the finishing touches on a painting titled Matinee, in which a remnant of a barn appears through a mysterious portal.
Incoming first-year student Heather P. Wilson of Exeter, N.H., has been awarded a 2012 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full four-year merit scholarship in creative writing, to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Chris Musina MFA ’12 has received a prestigious grant from a foundation that supports painters and sculptors who are working on their MFA degrees. Musina was one of 15 recipients of a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant, which aims to further recipients’ artistic careers and to help in the transition from academic to professional studio work. Musina was born in Ontario, … Continued