Ashley Cruz

Ashley is an intern at Chapel Hill Magazine. She is currently a senior at UNC Chapel Hill and is working towards a degree in English.

Weekend at a Glance: Women’s Empowerment, Workshops and Writing

Ken Waldman & the Wild Men ft. Riley Baugus – Thursday, 5:30pm; Friday, 8pm – Open to all level writers comes an opportunity to grow and learn more strategies. Come to the Ken Waldman workshop session on Thursday at The ArtsCenter to begin writing four new stories or poems and enjoy a performance the next …

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Weekend at a Glance: Colors, Choruses and Celebrations

*Note: Some events may be postponed or cancelled due to inclement weather.  PlayMakers Exhibit at Wilson Library – Thursday-Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-1pm; Sunday, 1pm-5pm – Explore the creative exhibit “Setting the Stage at PlayMakers Repertory Company: 40+ Years of Magic” until March 4. It features sketches, photographs, props and costumes from past and present shows held at …

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Weekend at a Glance: Birds, Books and Ballerinas

FRANK Gallery Holiday Pop-Up Event – Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10am-6pm; Sundays 1-6pm –  Head to University Place to the new location of FRANK Gallery. Its holiday pop-up shop will showcase small gift items like photos, paintings, fine art and jewelry by local artists. The event runs through Dec. 24. 2017 Audubon Photography Awards Show – Thursday-Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 12-5pm –Enjoy some …

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Weekend at a Glance: Antiques, Artisans and Anniversaries

Bill Melega Lecture – Thursday, 6-10pm – Honor the past and head over to the Varsity Theatre to listen to this nationally-recognized educator and historian for the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the First World War. Bill Melega will present his lecture “Over There, Over There! American in WWI” as he recounts the historical …

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A Chapel Hill Business Brings Gourmet Chocolate and Other Unique Treats to Town

Dan Friedman has opened up a new chocolate boutique shop in Chapel Hill’s Timberlyne Shopping Center. The shop, Special Treats, offers gourmet chocolates, cookies, biscotti and much more made by adults with disabilities around the country. Dan, who just retired from the investment business in Chapel Hill, has an adult son with autism and wanted …

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Weekend at a Glance: Block Party, Book Sale and Bluegrass

Systems and Cycles Exhibit – September 5 – October 7 – Artists Luna Lee Ray and Shelly Hehenberger collaborate to address the themes of geological and biological systems and cycles in this powerful body on display at FRANK Gallery considering time, change, mutation and variation. Author Talks with Alan Gratz and John Claude Bemis – …

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