UNC Chapel Hill Carolina Performing Arts Names Rhiannon Giddens

Grammy and MacArthur Award-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens has been named to a three-year research residency at Carolina Performing Arts initiative “Southern Futures at Carolina Performing Arts.” Southern Futures at CPA will produce new works, collaborations, and research on social justice, racial equity, and the American South. “Highlighting stories untold and voices unheard, my aim is to celebrate the cultural contributions of those who came before us in my art and to bring to light the impact of Black and Indigenous populations that resided in Chapel Hill,” said Giddens.