Fine Arts & Humanities

PlayMakers’ PRC² presents world premiere of ‘Penelope’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “Penelope” April 25-29. In “Penelope,” a woman’s ex-husband reappears after 20 years, suffering from brain damage. An injured veteran of war, he does not know who he is. She does not understand who he’s become. She reads aloud from “The Odyssey” and finds a way into her former husband’s memory, breaking through his terror and the trauma of war.

MFA student’s art exhibition opens in New York April 12

Damien Stamer, a current MFA student in the art department in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, will open an exhibition “Southern Comfort” at Freight + Volume gallery in New York on April 12. Stamer also collaborates on a project entitled “Down in the Den” with artist George Jenne, currently a teaching fellow at UNC who splits his time between New York and North Carolina.