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Directors in Q&A session. (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)
Eighteenth annual UNCW Reel Teal Film Festival
Samantha Hill, Marketing Manager • April 7, 2024

Film enthusiasts, creators and students gathered in Lumina Theater on March 16 to view the final selected films for viewing and judging at...

A poster for Carolina Ballet’s “The Little Mermaid.” (Carolina Ballet)
REVIEW: Carolina Ballet's "The Little Mermaid" honors the classic fairytale
Megan Eesley, Copy Editor • March 14, 2024

Performed by the Carolina Ballet in Raleigh at the Fletcher Opera Theater on Thursday, March 7, “The Little Mermaid” twists a tale of...

The Works of Their Hands Tulip Quilt by Unknown. (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)
“The Work of Their Hands: American Quiltmaking” installation at Cameron Art Museum
Samantha Hill, Marketing Manager • March 13, 2024

“The Works of their Hands: American Quiltmaking” exhibit is displayed in the Cameron Art Museum from Feb. 23 until Oct. 20, 2024. The...

Poster for Sixth Annual Upperman Fashion Show. (Courtesy: UNCW Upperman African American Cultural Center)
Upperman Sixth Annual Homecoming Fashion Show celebrates Black History
Megan Eesley, Copy Editor • March 1, 2024

On Feb. 14, the Upperman African American Cultural Center hosted the Upperman Sixth Annual Homecoming Fashion Show at Keenan Auditorium as...

Books on display at the read-in. (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)
Fifth Annual African American Read-In
Samantha Hill, Marketing Manager • March 1, 2024

Randall Library hosted their Fifth Annual African American Read-In at DC Virgo Preparatory school Thursday, Feb 22. Members of UNCW staff...

Rumors, directed by Ed Wagenseller, is the first Mainstage Theatre production of 2024. (Courtesy of UNCW Department of Theatre)
UNCW Department of Theatre’s “Rumors” is the perfect farce to begin the 2024 performance season
Anna Ford, Culture Editor • February 27, 2024

Lights up on the interior of a clean, modern house.  Husband and wife Ken (Andrew Page) and Chris Gorman (Elizabeth Montgomery) have...

A poster for Carolina Ballets Rhapsody in Blue. (Carolina Ballet)
REVIEW: Carolina Ballet’s “Rhapsody in Blue” puts a uniquely American twist on ballet
Megan Eesley, Copy Editor • February 10, 2024

The spotlights shone on the Fletcher Opera Theater and heralded Carolina Ballet’s latest performance, “Rhapsody in Blue,” which opened...

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The 96th Academy Award Nominations, snubs and surprises
Noah Phillips, Staff Writer • January 30, 2024

It goes without saying that the annual Academy Awards, more commonly known as the Oscars, is a massive event that rivals the Super Bowl as...

The cover art for Party School by Jon Hart. (The Sager Group)
REVIEW: Jon Hart's "Party School" leaves much to be desired
Megan Eesley, Copy Editor • December 3, 2023

Jon Hart’s young adult novel “Party School” is not the traditional college story of Elle Woods-like success. It follows Dylan Mills,...

Kevin Kosicki Performing in the pre-show of Dracula.
Behind the scenes: "Dracula"
Samantha Hill, Staff Writer • November 28, 2023

The UNCW theater department put on a performance of a lifetime with the production of “Dracula.” Held in Kenan Auditorium, the show lasted...

UNCW Department of Theatres Dracula is approaching its third and final week of performances from Nov. 9 to Nov. 12. The show is based on the iconic gothic novel by Bram Stoker.
REVIEW: UNCW's bone-chilling production of "Dracula"
Sarah Carter, Staff Writer • November 4, 2023

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) theater department brings the story of "Dracula" to the stage demonstrating the gothic...

A poster for Carolina Ballets Frankenstein. (Carolina Ballet)
REVIEW: Carolina Ballet’s “Frankenstein” is an ode to death and humanity
Megan Eesley, Copy Editor • October 27, 2023

Performed by the Carolina Ballet in Raleigh at the Fletcher Opera Theater on Saturday, Oct. 14, “Frankenstein” based on the novel by...

A collection of books that have been banned or challenged across the country. In the foreground is The 1619 Project, which re-examines the influence of slavery in the founding of The United States. The books title references the first reccorded arrival of African slaves to North America in 1619.
Celebrating banned book week at Randall Library
Samantha Hill, Staff Writer • October 9, 2023

Libraries across the United States celebrate banned book week from Oct. 1-7. Randall Library held their annual banned book read-in on Thursday...

A Murder of Crows is a 1992 dark comedy play by Mac Wellman set to be performed at UNCWs Kenan Auditorium. (UNCW Department of Theatre)
UNCW Theatre Department brings satire to the stage with ‘A Murder of Crows’
Bailey Arnold, Staff Writer • April 19, 2023
The UNCW Theatre Department is ending their 2022-2023 season with a thought-provoking and unconventional play, “A Murder of Crows,” written by Mac Wellman and directed by Professor Paul Castagno. The show follows Susannah as she learns to understand and deal with family relationships, survival, and life and death.
The Summer I Turned Pretty is an Amazon Original show filmed in Wilmington. (Amazon)
Extra, Extra! Highlighting student background acting in local productions
Anna Ford, Assistant Culture Editor • April 16, 2023
The North Carolina film industry is now experiencing a period of growth following the COVID-19 pandemic, with film productions returning to Wilmington and bringing the industry back to life. This increase follows a change to the NC budget lowering the requirements to receive help from the North Carolina Film and Entertainment Grant. This increase in filming led to a higher demand for background actors, with many people—including UNCW’s own students—in the Wilmington area eager and willing to be part of Wilmington’s film legacy.

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