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Carolina Performing Arts welcomes back global music icon Youssou N’Dour as part of CPA’s Tenth Season celebration

  Carolina Performing Arts welcomes back global music icon Youssou N?Dour as part of CPA?s Tenth Season celebration  Chapel Hill, NC (September 12, 2014) ? Carolina Performing Arts presents a one-night-only performance from Grammy award-winning global superstar Youssou N?Dour. Performing at Memorial Hall, N?Dour returns to Chapel Hill with his band of nearly 30 years, Super Étoile, for a rare stateside performance on Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. Featuring traditional griot oral... More >

Carolina Performing Arts and UNC’s Department of Art present Liz Magic Laser From North Carolina to South Korea

 Carolina Performing Arts and UNC?s Department of Art present Liz Magic Laser From North Carolina to South Korea Work features live stream to Republic of Korea on September 12, 2014   Chapel Hill, NC (September 10, 2014) ?Carolina Performing Arts welcomes Liz Magic Laser for a performance of From North Carolina to South Korea, commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts and UNC-Chapel Hill?s Art Department. The performance comes to the Memorial Hall... More >

Carolina Performing Arts Celebrates 10th Season, Announces 2014-15 Lineup

Date: May 15, 2014 Contact: Joe Florence Marketing Manager (919) 843-0516 joe_florence@unc.edu Carolina Performing Arts Celebrates 10th Season, Announces 2014-15 Lineup Chapel Hill, NC (May 15, 2014) ? Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) will welcome back 18 artists and companies to celebrate its 10th season, the organization announced today. In addition to returning favorites, CPA is partnering with Wilson Library?s... More >

Carolina Performing Arts Announces 2013-14 Season

Date: May 29, 2013 Chapel Hill, N.C. (May 29, 2013) ? Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) today announced its 2013-14 season featuring internationally renowned performers, emerging artists and returning favorites. The season includes 26 total programs showcasing the best in modern dance, classical concerts, world music, American roots and jazz. ?Carolina Performing Arts? mission is to change lives by creating and presenting... More >

Carolina Performing Arts Announces the 12/13 Performance Season

Featuring Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of The Rite of Spring Premiere Chapel Hill, NC?Carolina Performing Arts announces its eighth season featuring 46 performances and a very special centennial celebration of the premiere of The Rite of Spring. The 12/13 Season presents several highly anticipated performances by renowned artists such as indie-bluegrass band the Punch Brothers (Oct. 16), acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell (Nov. 2), the celebrated authentic performance... More >

Carolina Performing Arts Unveils New Website

Carolina Performing Arts Unveils New Website www.theriteofspringat100.org Chapel Hill, NC…Carolina Performing Arts announces a new website created for the 100th anniversary celebration The Rite of Spring’s premiere. The new website was designed and built by Chapel Hill-based Rivers Agency and features a rich design that highlights the performances, new commissions and world premieres that are part of The Rite of Spring at 100 celebration. Other features include mobile-friendly... More >