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‘Reflections on Colorism: Art as the Alternative Mirror’ opens in CAB

Sunshine Angulo , Staff Writer March 5, 2019
On Feb. 28, the Cultural Arts Building held a reception for the opening of their newest art exhibit, “Reflections on Colorism: Art as the Alternative Mirror.” The exhibit is curated by Dr. Sarah L. Webb, creator of “Colorism Healing,” and the professor of creative writing at the University of Illinois Springfield.
The Wilmington Symphonic Winds present 'John Williams: At the Movies.'

Wilmington Symphonic Winds performs ‘John Williams: At The Movies’

Caitlyn Dark , Staff Writer February 26, 2019
The air was full of music and nostalgia as the Wilmington Symphonic Winds performed their concert “John Williams: At The Movies” in Kenan Auditorium on Feb. 23.
A scene from William Shakespeare's

Wilmington Theatre Awards give nods to UNCW alums, faculty

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2019

Students, faculty, and staff from UNC Wilmington's Department of Theatre were nominated for Wilmington Theatre Awards for their work onset of many local plays, such as “Twelfth Night, or What You Will,”...

Nicky Taylor as Tommy of No Consequence, Katherine Carr as Robin Hood, Elisha McNeil as Little John.
Photographer - Rebecca Edmonds

REVIEW: ‘Marian, or the True Tale of Robin Hood’

Sunshine Angulo , Staff Writer February 22, 2019
“Marian, or The True Tale Of Robin Hood” gives a fresh, new twist on the age-old tale of Robin Hood. This contemporary version reveals gender bending Maid Marian as Robin Hood, champion of the poor. She and her troupe experience ambivalence regarding gender and sexuality and try to find the line between romance and ‘bromance.’

‘Serenade for Haiti’ screening and panel discussion highlights importance of education programs in the face of tragedy

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor February 22, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, students, faculty and community members gathered for a screening of the 2016 documentary film “Serenade for Haiti” with a Q&A panel discussion. The event was held on campus...

Nicky Taylor as Tommy of No Consequence, Katherine Carr as Robin Hood, Elisha McNeil as Little John.
Photographer - Rebecca Edmonds

‘Marian, or the True Tale of Robin Hood’ comes to UNC Wilmington

Caitlyn Dark , Staff Writer February 8, 2019
The University of North Carolina Wilmington's Department of Theatre will soon be putting on a performance that puts a new spin on the classic tale for their 2019 production season. Premiering Feb. 21, at the Mainstage Theatre in the Cultural Arts Building, is "Marian, or The True Tale of Robin Hood."
Participants in the

Upperman hosts ‘Welcome to Wakanda’ fashion show

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2019

Students, faculty, and staff walked the runway at "Welcome to Wakanda," the multimedia-influenced fashion show hosted by the Upperman African-American Cultural Center on Thursday. The show was co-sponsored...

Photo credit: Brenna Flanagan

Coping Ugly: The newest Boseman Gallery exhibit that opens up a conversation on grief

Brenna Flanagan , Lifestyles Assistant Editor January 28, 2019
Artist Heather Lewis presents her collection "Coping Ugly" to help others cope with grief and to confront the stigmas around grieving.
Still from This Changes Everything.

Cucalorus 24 Review: “This Changes Everything”

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor November 14, 2018

50 percent of films shown at Cucalorus are made by women. Sadly, that isn’t the case everywhere else.    I was brought to tears by "This Changes Everything," Tom Donahue's documentary about the...

Still from This Taco Truck Kills Fascists

Cucalorus 24 Review: “This Taco Truck Kills Fascists”

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor November 12, 2018

Cucalorus 24 was full of shorts, films, stage and connect events that gave artists a chance to speak their minds and let their art be seen and heard by the community. The film "This Taco Truck Kills...

Blueprint to Oust Duterte by Rina Espiritu and Natalie Cook.

Cucalorus 24 kicks off with Dance-a-lorus

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor November 10, 2018

Cucalorus 24 kicked off Thursday night with Dance-a-lorus -- a dance event that explores the pairing of filmmakers and choreographers. This stage event featured nine different pieces that ranged in subject...

“Blind Greed” is the main centerpiece of artist Nathan Ryan Verwey’s collection in the Boseman Gallery lasting until Nov. 9. This piece is sculpted of ceramic and is on sale for $1000. - Photo by Brenna Flanagan

New Boseman Gallery exhibit features art from UNCW alum

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer November 6, 2018

A local Wilmington artist and UNCW alum is the new feature in the Boseman Gallery, which will show his street-art inspired collection until Nov. 9. Nathan Ryan Verwey received his Bachelor of Arts from...

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