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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 >

Coming Home, Giving Broadly

Sharon and Doug Rothwell
Coming home, giving broadly

By Gini Hamilton
They say you can’t go home again, but dedicated Tar Heels Sharon and Doug Rothwell are proving that to be a false assumption.

Sharon, originally from Dunn, North Carolina, and Doug, originally from Philadelphia, met on… Read More >

San Francisco Symphony Cancels Planned Concerts in Chapel Hill, NC Due to State’s House Bill 2

SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) today announced the cancellation of two planned performances in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 5–6, 2017 in response to that state’s House Bill 2 (HB2), a law which overturned protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender… Read More >