Musicians across the country are facing unique challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are finding it difficult to adjust to social distancing requirements in recording studios, closed concert venues, and a general lack of social interaction. That means they’ve had to fundamentally change how they make music.
North Carolina’s beer industry adds billions of dollars to the state’s economy, but with breweries shifting to take out only, the industry is hurting. In this edition of the Carolina Connection podcast, we’re looking at North Carolina’s “Beer Economy” and how it has been affected by the coronavirus.
Every day, first responders and healthcare workers put themselves at risk to help COVID-19 patients across the nation. On this edition of the Carolina Connection Podcast, reporter Josh Conner spoke with an Emergency Room nurse in Hendersonville about how the virus is affecting her professional and personal life.
In early February, the UNC Board of Trustees approved the creation of an Asian-American Center on campus. On this week’s Carolina Connection podcast, we discuss physical spaces for minority students on UNC’s campus. Brian Keyes joins us this week to talk about his visits to the Carolina Latinx Center, American Indian Center, and the Black Student Movement.