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August 2015

Music on the Porch: Harmonyx & Achordants + American Meltdown!

August 20 @ 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 Love House for the opening act of our 2015-16 Music on the Porch series! UNC’s very own Harmonyx & Achordants seek to promote unity and diversity on campus and beyond through their music. This evening of a capella awesomeness, which is included as part of the University’s “Week of Welcome” programming, is free and open to the public. Come hungry, because our friends from American Meltdown will be here to serve up their award-winning burgers and gourmet melts! Bring…

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September 2015

Governors’ Film Screening & Conversation: The Toughest Job

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center,
301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Join us in the FedEx Global Education Center for a film screening and conversation with former Mississippi Governor William Winter and former North Carolina Governor Jim Hunt. This Southern Documentary Project film received the 2015 Emmy for Best Historical Documentary from the Southeast division of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Governor Winter was awarded the 2008 Profile in Courage award for his heroic efforts to sponsor, promote, and sign into law Mississippi’s Education Reform Act of 1982.…

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Rostros del Tiempo Art Reception

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This fall the Center is honored to showcase a photography collection titled Rostros del Tiempo: Faces of Time. Taken by Charles D. Thompson, Jr., these portraits depict the faces of former Braceros (or sometimes their widows, who stand for them) who once worked in U.S. fields, harvesting crops and providing food for American consumers from 1942-1964. These elderly men and women gather every Sunday in Ciudad Juarez to protest because they still have not received the retirement benefits they earned…

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Music on the Porch: Eric Przedpelski Quartet

September 24 @ 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 Love House for one of the hottest jazz acts in the Triangle. The quartet includes bandleader Eric Przedpelski on saxophone, David Klingman on piano, Philip Norris on bass, and Atticus Reynolds on drums. Fresh off a summer concert series in New Jersey, the quartet will celebrate the release of their debut album, Wild Goose Chase. This event is free and open to the public. Bring a picnic blanket and stay for a while!

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October 2015

Music on the Porch: Scrapyard

October 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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This international collaboration features noted guitarists Adriano Viterbini from Rome and Reed Turchi from Memphis. The duo’s exploration of styles and sounds began with an impromptu performance in 2013, and they have since toured and recorded in the U.S. and Italy. The two have a minimalist, dark blues chemistry overflowing with Delta slide and pulsing electric guitar–or, as Mojo Station reports, “Scrapyard consta di otto brani in cui la matrice sonora è data dal Blues nelle sue forme Hill-Country e…

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Music on the Porch: Laney Jones and the Lively Spirits

October 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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Raised on an exotic animal farm in rural Mount Dora, FL, Laney Jones sings tales of love and adventure with a voice that has been described as “a mix of lemon, molasses, gin and gunpowder” (WPRK), mellifluous and smooth but brimming with passion. Her live performance highlights her multi-instrumental prowess on banjo, ukulele, tenor guitar and harmonica backed by her band the Spirits. Laney Jones and the Spirits are set to release their next album in fall 2015. This show…

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Hutchins Lecture: Tracy K’Meyer

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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“The promise and failure,” “the rise and retreat,” the “failed social experiment”—these are terms used by scholars and pundits to characterize the lost battle for school desegregation in the South and across the nation.  But, drawing on nearly 100 oral history interviews, Tracy K’Meyer uncovers an alternative story of black and white allies fighting for and defending the integration of the Louisville and Jefferson County public schools as part of a broader struggle for racial equality.  By attending to the…

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Tell About the South: Evan Faulkenbury

October 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The money to pay for the Civil Rights Movement had to come from somewhere. In this talk, Evan Faulkenbury will tell the story of the Voter Education Project (VEP) and how philanthropic foundations paid for and influenced the course of the movement during the 1960s. The VEP solicited grants from foundations, then dispersed the money to hundreds of grassroots voter registration campaigns across the eleven states of the Old Confederacy. With these grants, ranging from $200 to $20,000, local civil…

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November 2015

Hutchins Lecture by Charles L. Hughes

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum,
410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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“I Got What I Got The Hard Way”: Memphis, Muscle Shoals, and the Racial Politics of Southern Music The music of the South has long been a central metaphor for the region’s tumultuous racial history. Genres like country and soul remain symbols for the real and perceived borders between black and white, while the long history of interracial collaboration in southern music offers a defiant counter-narrative to the South’s troubled history. In this alternative story, there are few more celebrated…

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