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Carolina Performing Arts presented An Evening with Garrison Keillor and Rich Dworsky at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29th, in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

An Evening with Garrison Keillor … Celebrated the Life of a One-of-a-Kind Man on March 29th at UNC

A surprising thing happened on March 29th in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Garrison Keillor, the beloved host of the much-adored NPR show, A Prairie Home Companion, showed folks that even after 43 years in radio, he is much more than just everyone’s gracious, loquacious grandpa. He opened Carolina… Read More ›

The Emotions in Antigone Simmer, But Never Quite Come to a Boil, at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall

The international production of Antigone being performed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall on Oct. 9th and 10th as part of the Carolina Performing Arts series, has an unquestionable pedigree. The Belgium-born director, Ivo van Hove, is among the brightest names in theater today (his Olivier Award-winning A View From… Read More ›

Carolina Performing Arts will present an international production of Sophokles' Antigone, starring Juliette Binoche and directed by Ivo van Hove, Oct. 9th and 10th in UNC-Chapel Hill's Memorial Hall

Juliette Binoche Will Star in Sophocles’ Antigone on Oct. 9th and 10th in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall

At 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9th, and Saturday, Oct. 10th, in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 51-year-old Academy Award®-winning French actress Juliette Binoche will play the title role in what Carolina Performing Arts characterizes as a “stunning contemporary interpretation of Sophocles’ classic Greek masterpiece,” Antigone, newly translated by… Read More ›

Carolina Performing Arts will present the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24th, and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25th, in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (photo by Andrew-Eccles)

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall Feb. 24th and 25th

Carolina Performing Arts will present the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24th and 25th in Memorial Hall on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. It is the New York City-based dance troupe’s fifth stop on its 18-city 2015 tour. According Carolina Performing Arts: “One of the world’s… Read More ›

Last Friday night, Carolina Performing Arts presented six-time Tony Award® winner Audra McDonald in Memorial Hall at UNC

Audra McDonald Dazzles at UNC’s Memorial Hall

There was an excitement in the packed house last Friday night for Carolina Performing Arts’ presentation of Audra McDonald. We knew she was waiting backstage, ready to come out. We could feel her presence. People were buzzing, talking about her achievements and her talent. Humming tunes. This reviewer, who was first introduced to her powerhouse… Read More ›