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Failing to Make us Sad: A Review of UNCW Presents Yasmin Levy

Jeremy Smyczek | Staff Writer March 9, 2011

Israeli-born singer-songwriter Yasmin Levy wants to make her listeners cry, but in a good way. That's the impression that she gave during her Feb. 28 appearance at Keenan Auditorium as part of the UNCW...

Professor creates three-dimensional exhibit in Cultural Arts Building gallery

Gillian Perry | Assistant Lifestyles Editor March 2, 2011

As you walk into the art gallery in the Cultural Arts Building, it may take a moment to notice the exhibit itself. But looking up, one will notice lines of yellow monofilament stretched across the gallery...

Arcadia brings audience to laughter and applause

Juliane Bullard | Assistant Layout Editor March 2, 2011

This past weekend, UNCW's theater department brought patrons to the moors of 19th century England with a compelling version of Sir Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia." The play took place in the Coverly family mansion...

Dub Idol showcases seahawk talents

Lizz Wood | Staff Writer February 25, 2011

UNCW students came together Thursday night to watch 10 contestants battle it out for the title of Dub Idol and $500. There were three group numbers the contestants performed together to a sold out audience...

UNCW first NC school hosting exhibit of NC painter Ivey Hayes’ work

Gillian Perry | Assistant Lifestyles Editor February 23, 2011

The colorful paintings of native North Carolinian Ivey Hayes now grace the walls of the once bland Azalea Coast room in the Fisher Student Union. The UNCW exhibit is the first of its kind in the UNC system....

A Man and his Uke: A Review of UNCW Presents Jake Shimabukuro

Jeremy Smyczek | Contributing Writer February 16, 2011

How entertaining could a single instrument really be? That was the question needing an answer for many preparing to watch the Hawaiian-born ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro play through a set with his...

NC Jazz Festival attracts attention to Wilmington

Sasha Johnson | Assistant News Editor February 16, 2011

The 2011 North Carolina Jazz Festival will be held Feb 17-19 at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside. The three-day cabaret-style festival will feature all-star musicians from around the world and will open...

World renowned and influential Temple Grandin to speak in Kenan

Gillian Perry | Assistant Lifestyles Editor February 9, 2011

Time magazine's 2010 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, a doctorate in animal science and the creation of corrals that de-stress cattle are not usually associated with autism, a developmental...

V for Vagina

Pernille Smith | Staff Writer February 3, 2011

The Women's Studies Student Association at UNCW will present the "The Vagina Monologues" on Feb. 3 and 5 at 7 p.m. in Lumina Theater. Proceeds from the play will support the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal...

UNCW professor reunited with acclaimed punk band

Juliane Bullard January 20, 2011

When former UNCW Journalism Professor, Janis Chakars, leaves the relaxed beach town of Wilmington for the urban metropolis of Philadelphia, what does he get? A three show reunion tour with indie rock mogul...

UNCW lecturer lands role in Sundance film

Gillian Perry January 20, 2011

Imagine if five teenage girls stole UNCW lecturer Ed Wagenseller's credit card for a night of carefree fun without consequences. Sounds a little bit crazy, but that's the basic plotline of "to.get.her,"...

‘Pippin’ Combines Endearing Characters with Delightful Spectacle

Trey Morehouse | Staff Writer November 10, 2010

One wouldn't think that a play loosely based on the life of the son of Charlemagne would be fodder for a successful musical comedy, but the UNCW production of "Pippin" proves otherwise. A fun, whimsical,...

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