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June 2020

Intergalactic Soulstice: Jeghetto Performs ‘5P1N0K10’

June 19 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the Ackland for a very special virtual performance of 5P1N0K10 (SPINOKIO), a Hip Hopera created and performed by Jeghetto and co-written by Pierce Freelon, founder of Blackspace and Beat Making Lab, in reference to the Ackland’s site-specific installation by Intergalactic Soul, Project LHAXX. Jeghetto’s Afrofuturistic puppet show is set in a post-apocalyptic future with an original score by hip hop producer Hir-O. This show is suitable for audiences 10 and up. 3:30- 4:00 p.m. 5P1N0K10 (SPINOKIO) performance 4:00–4:30 p.m. Q &…

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September 2020

Roger Cohen, ‘The Future of Europe: An American Perspective’

September 29 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Note: This event was originally scheduled for March 17, and has been rescheduled for September 29, 2020. Roger Cohen joined The New York Times in 1990. He was a foreign correspondent for more than a decade before becoming acting foreign editor on September 11, 2001, and foreign editor six months later. Since 2004, he has written a column for The International New York Times, formerly known as The International Herald Tribune. In 2009 he was named a columnist of The…

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October 2020

Robert Buxton and and Jocelyn Neal, ‘Cities of Music: Vienna and Nashville’

October 24 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Hear about 'Cities of Music: Vienna and Nashville' from two experts, Robert Buxton, speaking on Vienna, and Jocelyn Neal, who will focus on Nashville. Robert Buxton is a lecturer (piano) in the UNC Department of Music. He completed a D.M.A in piano performance at the University of North Texas in 2018, where he also received an M.M., studying with Vladimir Viardo. Previously, he studied with Solomon Mikowsky at the Manhattan School of Music, where he received a B.M. and attended…

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