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Between Midnight and Day: The Photography of Dick Waterman

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilson Library

Dick Waterman played a key role in the folk revival of the 1960s helping to re-discover Son House and managing many prominent blues artists including Skip James, Mississippi John Hurt, and Bonnie Raitt. Join us for this exhibit opening, film screening, and Q&A with Dick Waterman and Peter Guralnick

The Making of MAESTRA: Women and the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Library

Join us for a reception, a screening of MAESTRA, and a discussion with film director Catherine Murphy and UNC faculty and students. MAESTRA captures a powerful story of literacy and rural community by exploring the experiences of nine women who, as young girls, taught in the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign.

Music event

Masters of Cajun Accordion

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC

Join us at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Concert is ticketed. Reception and lecture are free and open to the public. In celebration of record re-issue of Swampland Jewels.

Exhibit events

Open House: Spotlight on Rare and Special Photobooks from the Sloane Art Library Collection

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sloane Art Library

In conjunction with the Click! 120 Art Bus Tour of Chapel Hill.

Film event

Home Movies from the Southern Historical Collection

October 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Carolina Student Union

Join us for home movies from the Southern Historical Collection, movie Bingo, prizes, popcorn, and drinks!

Music event

Across the Amerikee: Showpieces from Coal Camp to Cattle Trail (Free concert by Stephen Wade)

October 26 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wilson Library

Grammy-nominated musician and author Stephen Wade gives a concert that stems from his much-acclaimed book and a lifetime of personal experiences with grassroots singers and players.

Voices from the Archives

November 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Library

UNC history comes to life in this dramatic reading of historic documents and letters from the collections of the Wilson Special Collections Library by PlayMakers Repertory Company actors.

Friends of the Library event

A Carolina Jewel: Reflections on PlayMakers Repertory Company’s History and Its Future

November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Library

Vivienne Benesch, producing artistic director for PlayMakers Repertory Company since 2016, lifts the curtain to share some behind-the-scenes tales of PlayMakers and share her vision for this nationally renowned company's future.

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