Monday morning arts news, April 24


Monday, April 24


• Summer crafts class registration opens at 9 a.m. for faculty, staff and the public.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Contemporary Limón with Eliza Zeevalk. Free master class. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. Learn more and register. 6 p.m.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Jazz Combo Night at One Earth. Free. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25 through Saturday, April 29

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

Tuesday, April 25

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Free morning yoga in the garden. 10 a.m.

• The Crafts Center: Exam stressbuster event with free snacks and the opportunity to make a personal word bracelet. 5 to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26

• The Quadrivium Project, NC State’s faculty rock band, will perform a free outdoor lunchtime concert at the Corner on Centennial Campus, featuring hits of the ’80s by The Police, U2, King’s X and others. 12 p.m. Bonus: there will be a food truck rodeo at the Corner, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: The Lunchbox Series. NC State student choreographers speak about “Choreographing Difficult Topics.” 12 to 12:45 p.m. (virtual).


• NC State board of trustees member Tim Humphrey credits his student experience as an usher and house manager in Stewart Theatre for helping him develop his leadership skills. These days, he is IBM’s chief analytics officer and the senior state executive for IBM in North Carolina

• Three arts staff members (Roger Manley, Christy Rain and Amanda Reed) and two of our finance team members (Nicole Guistwite and Crystal Szvetitz) were DASA nominees for the Award for Excellence. See the recap of the awards presentation at last Wednesday’s end-of-the-year division meeting.

• De-Stress Fest: Wellness and Recreation has planned a bunch of events to help students celebrate the semester and recharge during exams, April 24 to May 3.

• Wicked Lunch Break: Pack your lunch and head to the Corner at Centennial on Monday, April 24 to add a touch of horror to your dayOther Side of the Box is the final film for spring semester. 12:15 p.m.

• 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 25, 10 a.m. to noon. Talley Student Union, room 5210.

• Crafting Resilience: Prevention Services and University Libraries provide experiential opportunities to engage in self-care through crafting. Tuesday, April 25, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

• The NC State University Libraries present Marsha Gordon in conversation with Belle Boggs. Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at So & So Books. Gordon, a film studies professor at NC State, will discuss her new book, Becoming the Ex-Wife: The Unconventional Life and Forgotten Writings of Ursula Parrott, with Boggs, an author and creative writing professor at NC State.

• Art2Wear, the annual student-organized production of wearable innovations created by students of the College of Design, takes place in Stewart Theatre on Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is Kinetic. Learn more and get tickets.

• Join filmmaker, author, and NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon at The Cary Theater on April 26 at 7 p.m. for the launch of her new book, Becoming the Ex-Wife: The Unconventional Life and Forgotten Writings of Ursula Parrott. The event will feature a special screening of the 1930 classic pre-code film, The Divorcee, followed by an intimate one-on-one conversation with Marsha Gordon and musician Tift Merritt.


• Technician: Arts wrapup: A look back on spring 2023. New Technician culture editor Emilia Rivadeneira writes about arts events this semester.

• Walter Magazine: 17 Things to Do in May 2023. LIVE @ Lake Raleigh is featured.

• Technician: Student-organized fundraiser raises money for brain health, showcases local bands. Technician writers Fiona Austin and Autumn Walser recap the Maintain Your Brain Battle of the Bands.

• Technician: Local nonprofit Art for All cultivates community through creative expression. New Technician culture editor Elizabeth Dull profiles NC State young alum Jennifer Seaver, the founder and executive director of Art for All, a nonprofit that aims to make artistic endeavors accessible throughout the Triangle.

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