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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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“On Location”: An architectural experience of innovative design

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
“On Location”: An architectural experience of innovative design

The “On Location” exhibit is a visionary collection of innovative architecture. It is comprised of four architectural practices: AGENCY, GELPI Projects, SILO AR+D and studio: indigenous.  UNC Charlotte School of Architecture professor Mark Manack put together this exhibit with his esteemed colleagues from all over the globe. Posted on the exhibit are notes about the […]

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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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Mesmerizing Compassion with Paramore’s Tour Two

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mesmerizing Compassion with Paramore’s Tour Two

Photos by Pooja Pasupula . I’ve always made a distinction between artists: there are singers, and there are performers. Like the whole “not every rectangle is a square” line, not every performer is a singer. Going into the Ovens Auditorium, I expected Paramore to be performers: give you a good show, a lot of jumping and […]

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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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A Dangerous Serenity: The Art of Sanskrit

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Dangerous Serenity: The Art of Sanskrit

Photos by Chris Crews. There is always a sense of serenity when walking towards the Student Union art gallery.  The sound of someone playing the piano carries down the hall joined by people chatting, and this time, the distinctive smell of barbecue sauce.  It’s a calming atmosphere, and it gives those who go a little […]

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‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

Photos by Natasha Morehouse. One of the most important ideals behind Assistant Professor of Architecture Jeffery Nesbit’s latest work, ‘Tensional Topography,’ spawns from the words of theorist and experimental architect Lebbeus Woods in 2004: “The traditional role of architecture has been one of reassuring us that things are under control, that is, stable and static. […]

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Goodyear Arts hosts “in the round” concept show for local Charlotte bands

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Goodyear Arts hosts “in the round” concept show for local Charlotte bands

On the Friday of Feb. 17, Goodyear Arts in uptown opened up their space for four bands to play a show free of any charge. Sam the Lion, Cuzco, Ghost Trees and Don Telling’s Island Mysteries put a spin on how they performed that night. Rather than each band playing a full set with the next […]

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Annual Student Juried Exhibition

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Annual Student Juried Exhibition

Photos by Kristopher Harris and Natasha Morehouse. Every spring, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte hosts the Annual Student Juried Exhibition. This exhibition showcases student talent in the Art Department and throughout UNCC. This year’s juror is Irina Toshkova, Gallery Director, New Gallery of Modern Art. This event is the highlight of the year for […]

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‘Of Ebony Embers’: A Harmonious and Heartfelt Portrayal of a Past Forgotten

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Of Ebony Embers’: A Harmonious and Heartfelt Portrayal of a Past Forgotten

A dim of the lights, a whip of a snare drum, the eerie strum of a cello. On stage, a single man takes the form of many; inhabits the psyche of an artist, a poet, a dreamer, a legend. Even with your eyes shut, you could still capture the same essence of the performance spilling […]

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GALLERY REVIEW: “Lost Hollow”

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
GALLERY REVIEW: “Lost Hollow”

On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 9, many university students were found shuffling through Popp Martin Student Union art gallery for an exhibition reception. The reception went from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery showcased the work of UNC Charlotte alums Madison Dunaway, Vedant Raval and Caleb Roenigk with their piece titled “Lost Hollow.” “Lost […]

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‘Structural Aesthetics of Korea Traditional Architecture’ – A Precise Portrait of History and Harmony

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Structural Aesthetics of Korea Traditional Architecture’ – A Precise Portrait of History and Harmony

Stumbling into the Popp Martin Student Union this past Friday, after a rather long day boring myself in the College of Arts and Architecture, I suddenly found myself drawn to the art gallery, where a visiting team of architects were displaying their work. While my mind effortlessly screamed at my body to head towards the […]

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“Taking the Time” with Rick Joy

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Taking the Time” with Rick Joy

As part of the college of Art and Architecture’s speaking series, renowned architect Rick Joy visited the campus on Wednesday. Joy received his B.A. from The University of Maine and his M.A. at The University of Arizona. In 1993, he founded his own architecture company, Rick Joy Architects (now named Studio Joy). Nine years later, […]

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‘Indeterminate Coordinates’: A Theatre for the Architectural Mind

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Indeterminate Coordinates’: A Theatre for the Architectural Mind

Debuting his work, “Indeterminate Coordinates,”  in the Storrs Gallery this weekend, architect-turned-artist Perry Kulper lends his work to the College of Arts and Architecture not simply for its appeal to design students, but also for its massive sense of self-awareness in the ever-changing culture we all occupy. Breathing a new life into our preconceptions of […]

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