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In One ERA - Pop Quiz

In One ERA - Pop Quiz

Take it and see how much you know about AP US History!
The answers can be found in EbzB Productions' "In One ERA and Out The Other."

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Activated Art at the Ackland

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Activated Art at the Ackland

By popular demand, the Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is again presenting "ekphrastic theater" in its galleries. Through an upcoming series of live theater performances entitled ACTIVATED ART, works of art in the Ackland’s permanent collection may be experienced in unexpected and thought-provoking ways.

Ekphrasis is a rhetorical device in which one artistic medium attempts to define the essence of another, giving a work further life by telling its perceived story. Each performance of ACTIVATED ART comprises five ten-minute plays, each inspired by a different work of art in the Ackland Art Museum’s permanent collection.

Written by four distinguished North Carolina authors—Dana Coen, Howard L. Craft, Ian Finley, and Marianne Gingher—and the first-place winner of a student play-writing competition, Wynton Wong, these original plays construct dramatic narratives perceived in painting and sculpture, in an effor…