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Day in the life: Marching Tar Heel

Whether she’s helping direct the Marching Tar Heels or samples in a research lab, senior psychology major Betsy Unger keeps her life as a Carolina student up tempo

A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

2/26 UPDATE: DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Yo-Yo Ma and members from the Silk Road Ensemble will give a free talk Feb. 26 at UNC.

The Process Series presents ‘Geomancy: Divination by Geography’

The Process Series at UNC will feature an engaging new work by two poets in February. Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. and Elisabeth Lewis Corley’s Geomancy: Divination by Geography will be performed Feb. 13 and 14 at 8 p.m. in Studio 6 of Swain Hall.

Day in the life: Artist Paul Travis Phillips

As a conceptual artist, Paul Travis Phillips starts with an idea. The materials — paint, drawing, sculpture, video, performance — come as a secondary. Phillips, an MFA candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences, says the hours of an artist are nonstop.

Toppin wins National Opera Association Legacy Award

Louise Toppin, professor and chair of the music department in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, has received the Legacy Award from the National Opera Association. The award recognizes the importance of racial and ethnic diversity in professional opera and honors individuals who have made significant contributions toward that goal. Toppin is an internationally acclaimed opera singer. She came to … Continued

PlayMakers presents ‘Trouble in Mind’ starting Jan. 21

PlayMakers Repertory Company continues its main-stage season Jan. 21-Feb. 8 with a scathingly funny backstage drama, “Trouble in Mind.” Listen to a new podcast featuring members of the show.

PlayMakers continues PRC2 season with ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of “Wrestling Jerusalem,” written and performed by Aaron Davidman, Jan. 7-11.