2017

Faculty Spotlight

Michelle Robinson
BY Sara Beth Levavy
Michelle Robinson’s interests in American history and culture are vast. An Associate Professor of American Studies at UNC, her courses can cover race, gender, sexuality, literary narrative, religion, film, or comedy through the lens of popular culture…. Read More >

Research Embodied

Research Embodied
Big Dance Theater Moves the Words Off the Page
“We like them because they don’t fit into one box or category,” said Amy Kolling Russell, Carolina Performing Arts’ director of programming, of Big Dance Theater. She didn’t mention, in this mild understatement, that there… Read More >

Reenvisioning Cold Mountain

Reenvisioning Cold Mountain
An inside look at how a book becomes an opera
That Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain comprises 450 pages of engrossing prose is indisputable. The UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus’s novel bursts with thick description of the forests, rivers, and mountains of North Carolina,… Read More >

Carolina Performing Arts announces the 2017-2018 season and the opening of CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio at Carolina Square

Carolina Performing Arts announces the 2017-2018 season
and the opening of CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio at Carolina Square
(Chapel Hill, NC – May 17, 2017) – Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present 60 performances by 35 internationally… Read More >

An Intro to Philip Glass by Alex Ross

When Philip Glass was studying at the University of Chicago, in the nineteen-fifties, he formed a music-listening club with several friends, one of whom was the future astronomer Carl Sagan. As Glass relates in his recent memoir, Words Without Music, the group made a particular study… Read More >