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September 2016

Music on the Porch: (J) Rowdy & the NightShift

September 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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  Joshua "(J) Rowdy" Rowsey is an underground recording artist, actor, improviser, and writer featured on NPR, DJ Booth, Indy Week, and various national publications. Rowdy is a founding member of the national hip hop collective No9to5 Music. He initiated the UNC-Chapel Hill cypher, which unofficially broke a Guinness World Record for longest group freestyle and was nominated for an Indy Week award. He has shared the stage with Rakim, Busta Rhymes, Murs, Snow Tha Product, Asher Roth, and other…

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Music on the Porch: Nathan Bowles

September 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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  Nathan Bowles' music, previously featured on NPR, has been called "hypnotic," "mesmerizing," and "a Terrence Malick film in a handful of strings." When not performing with the Black Twig Pickers or Pelt, Nathan explores the possibilities of the clawhammer banjo as a solo artist, inspired in part by his childhood home on the Virginia side of the Great Dismal Swamp. His third solo album, recently released by the Paradise of Bachelors record label, is titled Whole & Cloven.  …

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Process Series Opening Reception

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us at the Center as we kick off the 2016-17 season of UNC's Process Series. Dedicated to the development of new and significant works in the performing arts, the Series features professionally mounted, developmental presentations of new works in progress. Its mission is to illuminate the ways in which artistic ideas take form, to examine the creative process, to offer audiences the opportunity to follow artists and performers as they explore and discover, and to enrich the development process for artists…

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Hutchins Lecture: Tracie McMillan on “Southern Hunger”

September 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center,
UNC-Chapel Hill, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Our first James and Marguerite Hutchins Lecture of the 2016-17 academic year, titled "Southern Hunger and the American Food System," will be presented by award-winning journalist Tracie McMillan. McMillan is author of the bestselling study The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table (Scribners, 2012), which poses the question, “What would it take for us all to eat well?” She has written about food, labor, and class for The New York Times, the…

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Art Reception: The South in Color

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Our Fall 2016 art exhibit features photographs from William Ferris's latest book, The South in Color. Ferris is the Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill and the former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Together with his two previous books, Give My Poor Heart Ease and The Storied South, The South in Color completes Ferris's documentary trilogy on the South's tumultuous twentieth century. Although color film was not commonly used by documentarians during the…

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Southern Research Circle Poster Session

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for a public poster session, as our 2016 grant and fellowship recipients present their summer (and ongoing) research with the Southern Research Circle (SRC). Successful applicants were awarded from UNC-Chapel Hill's departments of Geography, Anthropology, Music, English & Comparative Literature, City & Regional Planning, and American Studies. These students examined competing models of municipal recovery after major storms, engaged in archeological digs, performed with Afro-Cuban jazz musicians, and interviewed survivors of environmental disasters, to mention just a few of…

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Co-sponsored event: Occasional Shivers

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kenan Music Building,
125 S. Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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October 2016

Hutchins Lecture: Bernard E. Powers on the Charleston Massacre

October 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Pleasants Family Assembly Room,
Wilson Library, 2nd Floor
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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“Manners, Memory, and Murder in America’s Holy City” Sometimes called the “Holy City,” Charleston, South Carolina is one of America’s oldest and most historic cities. It has won numerous awards for its residents’ politeness, and it has been chosen as a top destination for world travelers. However, the nation was shocked by the racially motivated murders that occurred at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the summer of 2015. The reverberations of this tragic event were felt most powerfully across…

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