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The Office of the Arts takes on social activism with new project ‘Artivism’

The Office of the Arts takes on social activism with new project ‘Artivism’

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

The Office of the Arts is creating opportunities for social justice through creativity, engagement and empowerment in a new series called “Artivism Through Social Change.” Typically, the Office...

Lookout Labs event.

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Lookout Books, UNCW’s publishing house

Layla Culler, Contributing Writer March 25, 2021

On Thursday, March 18, Lookout Books co-founder and publisher Emily Smith, and editor KaToya Ellis Fleming, hosted a special 10-year anniversary event with Clare Beams and Cameron Dezen Hammon,...

Sidney Wollmuth.

Meet the new editor-in-chief of Atlantis Magazine: Sidney Wollmuth on her hopes and goals for the publication

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021
Wollmuth is currently a junior majoring in creative writing and English literature. As an honors student and head of the Creative Arts Club on campus, she stays engaged academically and artistically. She is also a published writer—her prose and poetry have been featured in a number of literary magazines outside of UNCW.  
Artwork on Second Street in Wilmington.

Wilmington and the arts: One business owner’s fight to keep murals in Wilmington

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer March 23, 2021

  For the most part, Wilmington murals are diminished onto basement walls, brick buildings and stairwells where passersby walk past without seeing their beauty and message.   The few...

The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival

The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival

Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer March 16, 2021

The 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival announced the winners for the 16th annual festival on March 15, 2021. The winners were selected from 37 film finalists, and selected by UNCW student judges. The winners...

The Flicker Film Society hosts the 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival

The Flicker Film Society hosts the 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival

Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer March 10, 2021

The UNCW Flicker Film Society is hosting the 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival which runs from March 8 to March 14. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the films are available to stream online and the code to view...

Boseman Gallery’s 2021 scholarship recipient Ann Miller Finch reclaims the female nude with her exhibit “The Reach of Our Arms”

Boseman Gallery’s 2021 scholarship recipient Ann Miller Finch reclaims the female nude with her exhibit “The Reach of Our Arms”

Caroline Straubel , Contributing Writer March 6, 2021

The Ann Flack Boseman Gallery announced their 2021 scholarship winner, as Ann Miller Finch, a studio art major from Raleigh, North Carolina. The art history department offers an annual merit...

The essential Irish-themed books to read for March

The essential Irish-themed books to read for March

Layla Culler, Contributing Writer March 6, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, which means this is the perfect time to read some Irish books.  Here is a list of a variety of Irish-themed titles.  Some are about Ireland while others...

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2021

If you did not know—UNCW provides students with free access to the film library of Kanopy, an educational streaming service. The library is packed full of film from an array of subjects from all over...

Downtown Wilmington, N.C.

Wilmington’s film industry makes a comeback after COVID-19 lockdown

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer January 14, 2021

Beginning in the early 1980s, Wilmington became a go-to location for many film productions—ranging from horror to crime to romance. At the beginning, producers filmed in Wilmington to capture a...

Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman in the movie

REVIEW: ‘Mank’ is Fincher’s latest effort to sculpt Golden Age Hollywood

Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer December 6, 2020
The biographical drama chronicles the life of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) and his effort in writing Citizen Kane while clashing with Hollywood elites and alcoholism.
From left to right, back to front: Kahlil Allen, Davis Wood, Brenna Flanagan, John McCall, Addison Hamlet, Ashley Jackson, Breonté Scarboro, Tanner Whicker, Ashley Flowers, Ariel Montoya, Cierra Peterkin, Dajah Glenn.

UNCW Theatre Department’s ‘Am I Next? Voices of Wilmington, NC’ showcases Black voices

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor November 12, 2020
“Am I Next? Voices from Wilmington, NC”, set to premiere Nov. 12-15 and 19-22, is a devised piece. Meaning, it’s an original script comprised of real-life stories from the cast that focuses entirely on Black lives. 
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