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The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Vegas

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project, in partnership with Cirque du Soleil, sets student teams the task of producing original short scenes for the stage. Three teams were chosen to bring their productions to the stage. In the fall after the live performances, one of the student teams traveled to Las Vegas to go behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil.

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The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Summer Process

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project, in partnership with Cirque du Soleil, sets student teams the task of producing original short scenes for the stage. Three teams were chosen to bring their productions to the stage. An intensive 4-week workshop at UNCSA helps them cast, costume, & stage the shows for performances in front of a live audience.

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The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Gateway 4

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project, in partnership with Cirque du Soleil, sets student teams the task of producing original short scenes for the stage. Faculty panels are helping the teams develop their ideas through a series of reviews called "gateways." As the school year winds down, the students present their scenes a final time & find out which teams will go on to produce them for the stage.

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The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Gateway 2

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project, in partnership with Cirque du Soleil, sets student teams the task of producing original short scenes for the stage. Throughout the year faculty panels help the teams develop their ideas through a series of reviews called "gateways." A special consultant joins the panel for the second gateway.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Dr. Zack Moore talks about this year's flu season & steps viewers can take to stay healthy. Developers work to respectfully handle & relocate forgotten graves found during construction. The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project gets input from a special consultant. And Minda Brooks & Alyson Grine talk about the William C. Friday Fellowship.

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The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Gateway 1

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project, in partnership with Cirque du Soleil, sets student teams the task of producing original short scenes for the stage. A faculty panel aids the teams by reviewing their ideas in a series of "gateways" throughout the year. Guidance from the panel will help the students hone their scenes.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

UNC researchers are looking into how the brain works. David Zimmerman talks about Southern Shows & the upcoming Southern Farm Show. And we continue our series on The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project.

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Friday, January 23, 2015

A special exhibition by Kadir Nelson celebrates Black History Month. The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project challenges student teams to create original scenes for the stage. UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project director John Coyne & participants Jessica Ayala & Garret Daub talk in detail about their involvement with the project. Plus PBS KIDS' "Mr. Steve" previews his upcoming events in NC.

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The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Overview

The UNC School of the Arts & the Kenan Institute for the Arts have created an exciting interdisciplinary project inspired by Cirque du Soleil, in which student teams are challenged to create original short theater works that tell a story without dialogue. During the school year, the students develop their ideas, aiming to be one of the teams chosen to bring their production to the stage.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

The NC Museum of Natural Sciences prepares to host Astronomy Days. The Chapel Hill Astronomy Club hosts an annual stargazing party. The GTCC National Aviation Consortium teaches students to be pilots. And pilot Matthias Geissler joins us to talk about his recent flight around the world.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Scientists study water pollution's impact on sea life. Wit Tuttell talks about VisitNC's website & tourism in our state. Author Julian Pleasants talks about his new book.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The foster care system works to help families & children in NC. A music therapy program helps students with developmental disabilities. And a conversation with NCCU Chancellor Debra Saunders-White.

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Friday, January 16, 2015

UNC President Tom Ross will step down by January. Bob Garner continues his series on regional delicacies with a look at fish stew. Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon is making a name for itself with its specialty products. And John Brown & Dr. Ben Reese preview a special tribute honoring Dr. King.

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Monday, January 19, 2015

Dr. Linda Beatrice Brown shares her thoughts on Dr. King's impact & her memories of participating in the March on Washington. The 2014 MLK Essay contest winners share their thoughts & writings. And we share some reflections on the Civil Rights era from the late Dr. John Hope Franklin, as the state prepares to mark what would have been his 100th birthday.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Moore Place gives the homeless a home. The Starring NC exhibit spot-lights 100 years of filmmaking in NC. The Jade City Pharaoh takes to the airwaves in Durham. And author Howard Fuller talks about his new book.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Lawmakers return to Raleigh for the legislative session. Scientists is the Blue Ridge Mountains as a "lab" to study the impact of mountain air. Meanwhile, researchers in the Triangle study the relationship between air quality & health. And Tim Lee talks about going from science to comedy.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

NC's favorite sport takes to the court in the minor leagues. A young lady is making a name for herself in another popular NC sport. A northern winter sport is making its way south. And the US National Figure Skating Championships will take to the ice this weekend in Greensboro.

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Monday, January 12, 2015

A special expo aims to attract teens to careers in agriculture. A unique academy prepares students for careers in specialized public service. And the Next Level Veterans Outreach Program provides assistance & support to veterans across the state.

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Friday, January 9, 2015

A St. Andrew's University program offers a therapeutic experience for participants. Researchers at NCSU look into ways to communicate with guide and rescue animals. And author Margaret Maron talks about her new book.

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Broadband providers brought their ideas to Raleigh for a regional conference on high speed internet. Big Data leaders & researchers met in Charlotte to discuss the industry's impact on the economy. And UNCG has received federal recognition for its community service.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Researchers study a Wilmington-area creek to learn about protecting coastal habitats. The Army Corps of Engineers studies the health of the ocean on land and at sea. Dr. Stephanie Luster-Teasley & Dr. Radiah Minor talk about encouraging young women to take up careers in the sciences.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Tonight on North Carolina Now, we look at business in our state. Then we'll introduce you to the Charlotte Ballet's Patricia McBride - the renowned ballerina's storied career has allowed her to perform with some of the most famous dancers and companies of our time.

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Monday, January 5, 2015

CCCC's Small Business Center helps entrepreneurs start & sustain a business. ArcBarks serves man's best friend while supporting its employees. And Jonathan Grinnell talks about professional resolutions we can make for our careers in 2015.

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NC Now Special: Best of Science Now - Healthy Science

Frank Graff checks in with researchers at Duke who are creating self-healing muscles, learns how special software can test new medicines, finds out about new ways to help us all eat our fruits & veggies, & learns why the soybean is considered the miracle crop.

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The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Vegas

One UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project team goes behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil in Vegas.

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Summer Process

A summer workshop program brings the UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project to the stage.

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Gateway 4

The UNCSA student teams are about to find out who will go on to produce their scenes for t

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Gateway 2

The UNCSA student teams get input from a special consultant in their 2nd "gateway" review.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

How developers handle unexpectedly finding graves on a construction site.

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Gateway 1

Student teams go through their first "gateway" review in the UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project.

Monday, January 26, 2015

UNC researchers study how the brain works.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Artist Kadir Nelson has an exhibit celebrating Black History Month.

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project | Overview

The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project challenges student teams to create original short scenes.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A preview of this weekend's Astronomy Days event.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

How pollution in runoff impacts life in our oceans & streams.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

How the foster care system works with families in our state.

Friday, January 16, 2015

UNC President Tom Ross will step down.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Honoring the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A special facility helps the homeless in Charlotte.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Scientists study air quality in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Minor league basketball is taking off in the Triangle.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Attracting teens to careers in agriculture.

Friday, January 9, 2015

The Ride-Like-A-Knight program provides a therapeutic experience for participants.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

A regional conference focused on broadband service options for the Triangle.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Tidal creeks help researchers study the health of our oceans.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Central Carolina Community College helps locals start their home-based business.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Central Carolina Community College helps small businesses get started.

NC Now Special: Best of Science Now - Healthy Science

Frank Graff looks at the science of health in this NC Science Now special.

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