North Carolina native Ali Reza Farahnakian’s The PIT Chapel Hill will fill the space at 462 W. Franklin St. left vacant when DSI Comedy founder and owner Zach Ward stepped down amid online allegations of sexual harassment, assault and favoritism.
While sexual harassment and mistreatment of female comedians and improvisers isn’t commonly reported in Chapel Hill or the Triangle, experts say it is longtime part of the male-dominated culture of comedy.
Samuel Oliver-Bruno, 46, was ordered to return to Mexico by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to return to Mexico, instead he entered into sanctuary at CityWell United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 10. On Wednesday, Dec. 13, the church held a press conference to announce the protection where Oliver-Bruno verbalized his request to remain in the US, citing his wife’s unstable medical condition and his son’s bright future.
CityWell methodist church announces fifth sanctuary protection in NC
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Snow and wintry weather in Orange County and Hillsborough