Virtual concert series offers monthly streaming shows, performance space for bands

Virtual concert series offers monthly streaming shows, performance space for bands

Carrboro-based Dwarf Star Studios is holding their monthly virtual concert series at 7 p.m. Thursday featuring The Unsustainables, Fat Bastard Blues Band and Harbors. The three local bands have sounds ranging from ska to the blues and alternative music. Read the rest here

Let’s do the ‘Time Warp’ again: UNC Pauper Players records ‘Rocky Horror’ music video

Let’s do the ‘Time Warp’ again: UNC Pauper Players records ‘Rocky Horror’ music video

This year, the Pauper Players theatre group will be remotely recording and creating a music video for “Time Warp,” a song from their annual production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” The video will be available through the group’s social media starting on Halloween.  Read 

Fanfictions: A Resurfacing Guilty Pleasure

Fanfictions: A Resurfacing Guilty Pleasure

Your alarm goes off at 7 a.m. and you hear your mom call you from downstairs, something about being late for school. You hit your alarm clock into silence, and that’s when you see his green orbs in your mind again. It’s Harry Styles on 

Break-Up Culture During a Pandemic

Break-Up Culture During a Pandemic

Whether mutually or one-sided, when a relationship ends it often hurts both parties involved; letting go of something so emotionally involved requires a whole lot of time and energy for healing. Is the current pandemic making it harder for us to move on? Read the 

UNC ensembles continue making music despite shift to online instruction

UNC ensembles continue making music despite shift to online instruction

With public health safety risks causing classes to move online for the semester, many UNC music ensembles have taken an online format to continue creating music together. With the shift, musicians have also had to adapt to new challenges and learn new skills.  Read the 

North Carolina paint-out offers exposure to artists, takes a virtual format

North Carolina paint-out offers exposure to artists, takes a virtual format

Through the collaborative efforts of the Orange County Arts Commission and the Hillsborough Arts Council, this year’s fourth annual “Paint it Orange,” is taking a new online format to continue supporting artists in North Carolina. Read the rest here

Legend of Korra allows fans to re-enter the fantasy world years after airing

Legend of Korra allows fans to re-enter the fantasy world years after airing

Programs such as “Avatar: The Last Airbender” or the follow-up series “The Legend of Korra” offer different experiences depending on the viewer, as well as room for new interpretations of the shows. The two series have resurfaced after their recent release on Netflix. Read the 

UNC student finds TikTok fame, joy through coding

UNC student finds TikTok fame, joy through coding

“I was so happy in the video, and that resonates with a lot of people,” UNC sophomore Ibrahim Shakhtour said.” People could connect to the fact that after they finish something so difficult, that’s how happy they are, especially people who have programmed.” Read the 

Q&A: UNC alumna discusses healing and miracles in new memoir

Q&A: UNC alumna discusses healing and miracles in new memoir

In less than two weeks author and UNC alumna Anne Reeder Heck is expected to release her memoir, “A Fierce Belief in Miracles: My Journey from Rape to Healing and Wholeness.” Heck recounts her experience being assaulted when she was 26 and enjoying a morning