Monday morning arts news, April 17


Monday, April 17

• Summer crafts class registration for NC State students opens at 9 a.m. Registration opens for everyone else on April 24.

• The Creative Artist Award recognizes original work in music, dance and theatre created by full-time NC State students. The deadline for dance and music submissions is today at 5 p.m.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Acappology in concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Tuesday, April 18 through Saturday, April 22

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Two spring exhibitions are now open, This Is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect and True LikenessVisit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 19

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: The Lunchbox Series. E. Moncell Durden and Jose Velasquez discuss “The Miseducation of Hip Hop in Higher Ed.” 12 to 12:45 p.m. (virtual).

• University Theatre: She Kills Monsters (day 5 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Wind Ensemble in concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Thursday, April 20

• Crafts Center: Last day for Bailey Knight’s Color from the Earth exhibition.

• NC State LIVE: LIVE @ Lake Raleigh. Hank, Pattie & the Current. Food trucks at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m.

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Staff-guided tour of the True Likeness exhibition. 6 p.m.

• University Theatre: She Kills Monsters (day 6 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Symphonic Band spring concert (Video Games Live). 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Friday, April 21

• 2023 Student Art Sale, open to all buyers. 3 to 6 p.m. Talley Student Union, third floor. (Virtual sale begins at 6:30 p.m.)

• University Theatre: The Wright Way reading of What We Grew Up With by Kiran Soma. 7 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

• University Theatre: She Kills Monsters (day 7 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: NC State Spring Choirs Concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Saturday, April 22

• University Theatre: She Kills Monsters (day 8 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Jazz Orchestra in concert, with special guest Tim Armacost. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Sunday, April 23

• University Theatre: She Kills Monsters (day 9 of 9). 2 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Ladies in Red in concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.


• Crafting + Connecting: Join the Women’s Center and the Counseling Center two Tuesdays a month for a communal healing space for students to make crafts and connect with peers. Tuesday, April 18, 10 a.m. to noon. Talley Student Union, room 5210.

• WKNC’s final Local Lunch Live of spring semester takes place on Thursday, April 20, 12 to 1 p.m., at the Corner on Centennial Campus, presented in partnership with Visit Centennial to showcase student performers.

• De-Stress Fest: Take a look at what Wellness and Recreation has planned to help students celebrate the semester and recharge during exams, April 24 to May 3.


• The Saturday Evening Post: Vollis Simpson’s Moving Art. The Gregg’s Roger Manley calls Simpson “North Carolina’s greatest sculptor.”

• Academic and Student Affairs News: NC State LIVE’s 50th Anniversary Season to Close with Special World Premiere. Daniel Bernard Roumain returned to Raleigh this past week to perform in the grand finale of NC State LIVE’s 50th anniversary season.

• Campus Enterprises News: Art of Charcuterie teaches woodworking and food/wine pairing for popular grazing boards. See this recap of a successful partnership between the Crafts Center and NC State Dining.

• Nubian Message: NC State Creates Department of Performing Arts and Technology. Nubian Message writer Shaere Delgiudice introduces the new department.

• Technician: Black Artist Coalition’s April showcase recognizes artists’ year-long work. Technician writer Savannah Woodman shares the success of an annual arts showcase.

• Technician: Share your Wolf Tale, become part of NC State history. Technician writer Shelby Bryson tells how students can create a record of their campus experiences.

• Technician: Student performers shine in Wolfpack’s Got Talent. Technician writer Campbell Depken recaps an evening of student performances. And inquiring minds want to know: Will University Theatre’s Danika Jackson be joining Simon Cowell’s team soon?

• NPR: Building a better brain through music, dance and poetry. “That art has a measurable effect on the brain and its structure — has support from a growing number of scientific studies.”

See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.