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Jazzy Nights

| December 8, 2017
Jazzy Nights

Let me get this out of the way, this was the very first time I have gone out and watched the Jazz Ensemble. This was built out of curiosity since I have a liking for Jazz music. And boy, this was something that I was glad I got a chance to check out. On Dec. […]

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A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

When you first think about playwrights and theater in general, one of the first names that always comes to mind is William Shakespeare and his many great works over his lifetime. One of his less known works “Measure for Measure” is rarely talked about and rarely is adapted to the stage by theatrical groups due […]

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Lyrical Swords

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lyrical Swords

Photos by Chimena Ihebuzor. On Nov. 16, in the Popp Martin Student Union of UNC Charlotte, students were able to partake in and gather to watch the joining of hip-hop and the human competitive nature that goes on to create what we call rap. With the expert guest DJ, Slic Vic, the ever hilarious emcee, […]

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Speak Up

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Speak Up

Photos by Chimena Ihebuzor. Each semester, Campus Activities Board adds a Poetry Open Mic Night to their schedule. The event is typically hosted by a guest poet, such as last year’s Jasmine Mans. Of course, as it is an open mic night, the floor is open to students as well. Though students hesitate to sign […]

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The Homecoming King Comes to Campus

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Homecoming King Comes to Campus

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. On April 29 of this year, the first Muslim comedian to host the White House Correspondent’s Dinner took the stage. He was following in the footsteps of a number of America’s most popular comedians, including Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and the man who made him famous, Jon Stewart. Of course, this […]

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A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

The UNC Charlotte Music Department showcased their student musicians in a night of musical performances. The night was a glorious one full of prompt circumstance, hard work and talent displayed by the instructors and students involved. As a collective, the two groups played 6 songs to solidify their hard work done through the semester. Part […]

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Live From Charlotte, It’s Tuesday Night

| October 19, 2017 | 1 Comment
Live From Charlotte, It’s Tuesday Night

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. I have a confession to make: I am in a deeply committed (and one-sided) relationship with “Saturday Night Live.” We have weekly dates in front of my television set, and I spend hours reliving old memories via video clips and photos. I’ve even introduced them to my friends, who I have […]

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Multifaceted Mantras

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Multifaceted Mantras

Fade in. A stage, barren yet tempting, expands before you. The floor meets a screen, floating up towards a dark, forgotten ceiling. The large screen suddenly sparks to life, boasting blurred images reminiscent of some distant, delusional fever dream; or perhaps an obscure experimental film harboring a deeper meaning. Out of the corner of each […]

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“Business As Usual” – A Mock Of The Modern World

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Business As Usual” – A Mock Of The Modern World

From Sept. 8 to Dec. 14, UNC Charlotte Center City Campus is exhibiting Bob Trotman’s collection, “Business as Usual.” At its opening ceremony, many attended not only to appreciate Trotman’s fine works, but to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of North Carolina Arts Council. Museums and institutes such as the Smithsonian, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the North Carolina Museum […]

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Notes of Passion

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Notes of Passion

I’ll be honest, I am not a big music person and my knowledge of the ins and outs of live performances is very limited. That being said, my decision to attend Rowe Recital Hall for the first Faculty and Friends Concert in part of the Department of Music’s ongoing series was definitely the right choice. […]

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Performance Review: “Symphony of Diversity”

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Performance Review: “Symphony of Diversity”

The Symphony of Diversity was the best orchestra concert I have attended. It highlighted different cultures from all over the world, and each piece was carefully selected to fit a common theme of coming together and sharing music coming from different cultures. The concert started off with a beginners violin group called MusicalMinds. The group […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Join A Student Organization

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Reasons Why You Should Join A Student Organization

When I was in the 7 grade, my social studies teacher had a conversation with my class about college. I remember him telling us that college was the best time of his entire life and we should all go to college. In my head I was very confused because I was thinking, why would anyone […]

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A Dialogue to the Beat of a Drum

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Dialogue to the Beat of a Drum

Perhaps it was Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie who said it best, when she said: “The thing about playing percussion is that you can create all these emotions…sometimes beautiful, sometimes really ugly…or sweet…as big as King Kong and so on.” With renowned band director and percussionist Rick Dior assembling his latest collaboration with the UNC Charlotte […]

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2017 Spring Dance Concert is a Great Reminder of the Coming Summer.

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
2017 Spring Dance Concert is a Great Reminder of the Coming Summer.

You could hear the infectious music of the first performance “www.BluePrint” reverberate on the walls outside of Robinson Hall inviting latecomers into Belk Theatre’s showing of the 2017 Spring Dance Concert. They would have to wait until the doors opened for the second act, as to not disturb the amazing sounding performance. The second act […]

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