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Aly and Aj perform for UNCW students in Kenan Auditorium on Oct. 24. Photo by Brenna Flanagan.

Aly & AJ headline ACE’s 2019 Big Show

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor November 3, 2019

It is hard to believe the sister duo Aly & Aj took the stage in Kenan Auditorium just over a week ago, treating UNC Wilmington with childhood nostalgia and modern synth-pop songs. After months of anticipation,...

Photo by Sydney Blair.

“Of the Earth” exhibit: fiber and rope and twine, oh my!

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer October 24, 2019

The pendant on display to the right side of the gallery has an obtuse-triangular shape with rounded corners. It contains a zigzag pattern of complementary pigments: red, orange and greenish-blue. The...

Photo taken from UNCW website.

Kenan Auditorium shows women-written documentary play “SEVEN”

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer October 18, 2019

The theatrical documentary "SEVEN," presented on Oct. 16 at the Sarah Kenan Auditorium, is an artistic venture written by seven individual writers, each one a powerhouse of innovative vision. The play...

A peek inside the Boseman gallery: We Are UNCW exhibit

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer October 7, 2019

Like a row of oblong dominoes, five lunette windows — half-moon shaped and lucent — assemble in a line. The middle window is bigger than the others and aligns in front of the entrance. Below the...

Photo by UNCW Theatre Department.

UNCW’s “Diana of Dobson’s”: “outstanding”

William Becker, Staff Writer October 7, 2019

"Diana of Dobson’s" just finished its final weekend at UNC Wilmington. With a complete student cast, the play, which originated in 1908, is a definite oddity. It has a plot that feels like something...

Picture from Canva.

UNCW’s Theatre Department: ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor April 10, 2019

It is the job of actors and directors to take characters that exist on a page and bring them to life. However, the people charged with performing a character’s story always leave something behind;...

Photo created by Genevieve Guenther.

Leadership Lecture Series: Derreck Kayongo

Sunshine Angulo , Staff Writer March 29, 2019

On March 27, 2019, UNC Wilmington hosted a lecture by Derreck Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project, in an event part of the university's annual Leadership Lecture Series. The Leadership Lecture...

Loraine Scalamoni’s “Classic Repose” won Best In Show at the All Student Show on February 28, 2019.

All Student Show winners highlight student life and anatomy

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor March 5, 2019
UNC Wilmington opened the annual All Student Show in the Ann Flack Boseman Gallery on Feb. 28, 2019. Over 50 students submitted their work to a jury that selected a wide variety of student art from drawings, sculptures, ceramics, paintings, photography and more.
Ashley Jones’ Stop Putting Me in a Box at the opening reception of Reflections on Colorism: Art as the Alternative Mirror at the Cultural Arts Building Art Gallery.

‘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 Shakespeares Twelfth Night plays out on stage. Multiple people involved with the local production were nominated for Wilmington Theatre Awards.

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.’
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