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Carolina Performing Arts

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cool historic venue, parking can be difficult

I caught a few shows this weekend at Memorial Hall - UNC Chapel Hill. The venue is in a cool... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Richmond, Virginia
Diverse offerings of high quality; parking a real pain

Carolina Performing Arts is housed in the venerable Memorial Hall, which is worth a visit just to... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 Jan 2018
“cool historic venue, parking can be difficult”
16 Sep 2016
“Diverse offerings of high quality; parking a real pain”
Carolina Performing Arts is the official arts presenter of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. CPA Presents works by the world's top classical, dance, theater, and global music artists.
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114 E Cameron Ave, University of North Carolina Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3600
+1 919-843-3333
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I caught a few shows this weekend at Memorial Hall - UNC Chapel Hill. The venue is in a cool building with impressive architecture. Plan where you are going to park in advance as it can be a cluster just showing up for the show...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ewhubbard
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Carolina Performing Arts is housed in the venerable Memorial Hall, which is worth a visit just to peruse the plaques on the wall commemorating donors and famous graduates from the 1800's and early 1900's; a mini-history lesson. The hall has been remodeled in the last...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We've been to several musical and theatrical performances here in the past few years, mostly in the balcony, and have mixed feelings about it. The programming is extremely eclectic -- to the point that most people will not have heard about the performers. This can...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We really enjoyed seeing the Streb Forces show here. Great space. Recently renovated historic theater.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank panchopup
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Took my wife to see the Nutcracker Ballet for her birthday. First we ended up at the wrong theatre , Midsummer Nights dream was playing and we advised the young lady with event staff that we were there to see the Nutcracker. She asked my...More

Date of experience: December 2014
7  Thank henrocking
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We attended a blues concert and the program was excellent. There was a very talented group providing the pre-show sidewalk entertainment outside. It was like getting two shows for the price of one. We are not local, this was our first show at the CPA...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Road521Runner
Reviewed 29 May 2014

As impresario, Emil Kang has managed to bring in the most talented performers in the country if not the world! The only issue is a dearth of parking on campus. That can be difficult. But once you're in the hall, you are faced with the...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Martha H
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Taj Mahal, Trombone Shorty, Lyle Lovett/John Hiat, Chris Thile, George Clinton, Maceo Parker ... and that's just some of musical performances we've been delighted by this past year! Looking forward to Streb-Forces, Bela Fleck and the Alvin Ailey Dance Company over the next two months....More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank carolinapair
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Great dance companies make the rounds of important venues around the world, and that includes Chapel Hill during the Carolina Performing Art series. Joffrey, Ailey, Kirov, you name it they come here!

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Skidleone
Reviewed 6 June 2013

I know they spent a lot renovating this space five or so years ago; but the lobby area is horrible! The auditorium itself is nice, with comfortable seats, decent acoustics, good lighting. The programming is often very interesting -- this past year's series in honor...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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