Fine Arts & Humanities
Carolina may be the oldest public university in the nation, but its 224 years are just a sliver of the history of this area. Now, the University prepares to tell the story of the first people who lived here.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees presented its highest honor, the William Richardson Davie Award, to four alumni in recognition of their “dedication, commitment, loyalty and service.” Three of the recipients are alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences.
As Carolina’s Process Series celebrates its 10th anniversary, we talk about the series and how it’s been helping artists finish their work with Joseph Megel, an artist-in-residence in the College of Arts and Sciences’ communication department and the artistic director of the Process Series.
“Step Right Up” is a fitting name for Patrick Dougherty’s latest outdoor sculpture at the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill. That’s essentially what he’s been inviting the public, fascinated with his larger-than-life stick sculptures, to do for the last 30 years.
It’s going to be a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion to remember: PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to present the regional premiere of “Dot” by playwright/actor Colman Domingo.
Jack Davis, a political science major, created the Superhero Project last year to pair UNC Children’s Hospital patients with Carolina students and local artists to create superheroes modeled after the children. The initiative is designed to empower them to be strong when they feel weak.
Lindsay Fulenwider is actually not a big fan of Tar Heel novelist Thomas Wolfe. But her father, John Fulenwider, a South Carolina physician, sure was. “He would always say, ‘He’s the greatest American novelist,’” said Fulenwider, manager of the art and art history department and a 25-year Carolina employee. “But my mother liked [F. Scott] Fitzgerald.” Her father accumulated an … Continued