Fine Arts & Humanities
Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride and the Inside Straight band will headline this year’s Carolina Jazz Festival Feb. 23-25 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In February and March, the art department will bring various artists and art scholars to the UNC campus through the Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series and the Bettie Allison Rand Lectures in Art. The first, part of the Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture, is an opera-masquerade titled “Four Electric Ghosts” by Mendi + Keith Obadike. Mendi + Keith Obadike are versed … Continued
Science philosopher Philip Kitcher will discuss new approaches to public discourse on climate change, bioethics and other controversial issues, February 28 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Non-fiction author Stephanie Elizondo Griest, who has mingled with the Russian Mafiya, polished propaganda in China and belly danced with rumba queens in Cuba, will give a reading Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in Wilson Library at UNC. The talk by Griest, whose works include Around the Bloc and Mexican Enough, is sponsored by the … Continued
For Terry Rhodes, music is more than a way to make a living. It is a way of life. Somehow, she finds a way to make music an integral part of almost every thing she does. She really has no choice – music is in her blood.
Linda Wagner-Martin, the Frank Borden Hanes Professor of English and Comparative Literature Emeritus in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, received a lifetime achievement award in American literary studies. The Jay B. Hubbell Medal for Lifetime Achievement in American Literary Studies was presented on Jan. 6 at the Modern Language Association meeting in Seattle. The Hubbell award is given each … Continued
Solo Takes On 3: Story, Identity & Desire,” a festival of one-person performances, will be presented Feb. 3-14 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The performances in rotating repertory are sponsored by the communication studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences. Single tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $10 for the public. A “solo … Continued