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Stone Center Spring 2019 Exhibition: Black River: Chronicle of a Spiritual Journey

This spring, the Sonja Haynes Center for Black Culture and History welcomes Greensboro-based artist Charles E. Williams and his exhibition entitled Black River: Chronicle of a Spiritual Journey. The show includes deeply personal works comprised of paintings, photographs, ready-mades, and videos. Works in the show bear witness to moments that chronicle his father’s personal struggles […]

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Stone Center to host award-winning musical on Big Mama Thornton on March 1

  On March 1 at 7pm, the Stone Center will present a solo dramatic performance by multi-talented performer Azusa SHESHE Dance entitled Houn’ Dawg: Life and Times of Big Mama Thornton. The award-winning production chronicles the life of Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, who was the first to record the iconic song “Hound Dog” in 1952; her version held the number one […]

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Stone Center to host trip to Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Alternative Spring Break has been cancelled. However, students will still have an opportunity to visit the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum. This service learning trip will include an hour-long tour of the museum and helping with the restoration of the site’s picnic benches. Students who are interested should contact Brianna Small […]

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Stone Center to celebrate 30 years of service

This fall, the Sonja Haynes Stone Center will celebrate 30 years of service to the community. During this time, the Center has become an epicenter of arts and history at UNC and beyond. From exhibitions to lectures to fellowships, the Stone Center is a hub for intellectual activity and supports the creative energy of the […]

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Stone Center’s Video Archives

Check us out on Vimeo! Did you miss a “can’t-miss” Stone Center event or lecture? Don’t worry– you can view video from Stone Center lectures, programs and special events on our Vimeo page.   Vimeo is a platform used to upload video content and share it on the internet—via your Vimeo page. You can access the […]

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Fall Art Exhibition opens September 14 featuring the work of artist Mequitta Ahuja!

Meaningful Fiction and the Figurative Tradition: The Work of Mequitta Ahuja opens Stone Center Fall 2017 Gallery Season “My work is a form of tribute, analysis and intervention: tribute, out of sincere admiration for the figurative tradition; analysis, by making something vast comprehensible to both myself and to my viewers and intervention, by positioning a […]

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