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Music on the Porch: Thursday, March 25, 2010

March 25, 2010

MUSIC ON THE PORCH MARCH 2010 w/Hindugrass and Phil Cook of Megafaun Music on the Porch, our popular music performance series, is back!  Join us on the Center’s lawn March 25 from 5 to 7 pm as we explore southern music shaken and stirred. The March 25 event features Hindugrass and Phil…

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CSAS Welcomes New Associate Director

March 22, 2010

March 1, 2010 – The Center for the Study of the American South, is pleased to welcome Sally Greene as its new associate director.  A 1996 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with a Ph.D. in English, she holds a J.D. from the George Washington University.  Dr. Greene brings to the position a…

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Music on the Porch – Spring 2010 ft Hindugrass, Phil Cook, Midtown Dickens, Shirlé Hale, and Pierce Freelon

March 6, 2010

MARCH 25, 2010: HINDUGRASS AND PHIL COOK (MEGAFAUN) The March 25 event features Hindugrass and Phil Cook from Megafaun.  Hindugrass blends music from Hindustani classical and bluegrass and comes up with a mix that is unique but still familiar. Phil Cook, from the indie-rock trio Megafaun, takes traditional instruments and uses them in…

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Art @ the Center: Dec 2009 – Jan 2010

December 1, 2009

“SOUTH: from Saxapahaw to Antarctica,” Paintings by Nerys Levy “Working on site using mixed water-based media on paper, I try to portray the forms and forces of nature: Polar landscapes and wildlife, Chinese and Russian rural and urban landscapes, North Carolina’s forests and rural landscapes, Alpine masses and glaciers, cloud…

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Bill Ferris Book Release, “Give My Poor Heart Ease”

August 20, 2009

PREORDER “GIVE MY POOR HEART EASE” HERE. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, folklorist William Ferris toured his home state of Mississippi, documenting the voices of African Americans as they spoke about and performed the diverse musical traditions that form the authentic roots of the blues. Illustrated with Ferris’s photographs of…

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Music on the Porch II, Spring 2009

May 29, 2009

THANKS FOR COMING TO “MUSIC ON THE PORCH II!” PHOTOS, LINKS TO VIDEO CAN BE FOUND AT OUR FACEBOOK EVENT SITE AS WELL AS THE CSAS HOME PAGE. LOCAL MUSICIAN CONCERT AND CONVERSATION ON THE PORCH OF THE LOVE HOUSE AND HUTCHINS FORUM Center for the Study of the American South presents “Music…

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Music on the Porch / Spring 2009 ft Heather McEntire, Adam Price, Eric Roehrig, and Lee Waters

March 20, 2009

APRIL 24, 2009: HEATHER MCENTIRE (BELLAFEA, UN DEUX TROIS), ADAM PRICE (HUNDRED AIR, THE MAYFLIES USA), ERIC ROEHRIG (ERIE CHOIR, SORRY ABOUT DRESDEN), AND LEE WATERS (WORK CLOTHES, LUD). MODERATED BY KATHERINE DOSS. The Center for the Study of the American South will again host an intimate, engaging late afternoon of…

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Newsletter 2009

March 15, 2009

The 2009 edition of our annual newletter was mailed out in mid-April. If you are currently a member of our mailing list and failed to receive yours, please let us know! [Download Now] GOING LEAN, GOING GREEN This year’s edition is the last newsletter the Center will print and mail to…

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Art @ the Center: Fall 2008

August 27, 2008

“Theater of War: The Pretend Villages of Iraq and Afghanistan,” Photos by Chris Sims Christopher Sims was born in Michigan and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He has an undergraduate degree in history from Duke University, a master’s degree in visual communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,…

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Art @ the Center: Summer 2008

May 14, 2008

“Lower Ninth Ward,” Photos by John Rosenthal “I drove into the Ninth Ward a year and a half after Katrina left it in ruins. Friends of mine who had already been there told me the devastation was “unbelievable.” I wondered what that meant—unbelievable. My friends were wrong. The Ninth Ward,…

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