Tuesday, August 31 through Saturday, September 4
• Gregg Museum: Visit your museum! Galleries open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Gregg has resumed Saturday hours and is open until 8 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month.
Tuesday, August 31
• Gregg Museum: The first section of a new exhibition – Crossed Kalunga by the Stars and Other Acts of Resistance – opens for viewing. The full exhibition will be available for viewing beginning September 28. This exhibition features work by seven contemporary artists of color in a major installation that will fill all of the Gregg’s main galleries.
Wednesday, September 1
• University Theatre: Audition orientation for A Midsummer Night’s Dream and two other productions. Open to all NC State students, regardless of major or experience. Learn more. 7 p.m.
Thursday, September 2
• Gregg Museum: Join education staff members on a one-hour guided tour of the newest exhibition, Crossed Kalunga by the Stars. Registration is required and space is limited. 6 p.m.
• Dance Program: Master Breakin’ with Brandon McCrimmon. This free master class will cover break dancing fundamentals and choreography, and is open to all NC State students, faculty and staff. Registration is required and space is limited. 6 p.m.
• University Theatre: Evening one of auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream and two other productions. Open to all currently enrolled NC State students regardless of race, ethnicity, identity or ability. Learn more. 7 to 11 p.m.
Friday, September 3
• University Theatre: Evening two of auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream and two other productions. Open to all currently enrolled NC State students regardless of race, ethnicity, identity or ability. Learn more. 7 to 11 p.m.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• New exhibitions at Raleigh’s Sertoma Arts Center feature the work of Janine LeBlanc and Amy Veatch. LeBlanc retired this past spring after serving many years as the collections assistant for the Gregg Museum. Veatch teaches jewelry and metals classes at the Crafts Center.
• Kirsten Paige, a new member of the music faculty, served as guest editor of the latest issue of the journal 19th Century Music. In Paige’s article in the issue, titled “Tectonic Microphonics,” she explores the use of microphones by seismologists to study the subterranean movements of the earth in the early 1900s, and the impact that study had on the world’s geopolitics.
• Have you registered for a fall crafts class? Check out the “Last Chance to Register” list for upcoming classes that still have seats available.
• The Global Film Series returns on August 31. Presented by the Office of Global Engagement and NC State University Libraries, all films are free and open to the community. This first film on the series is Sun Children, a 2020 drama that was selected as the Iranian entry for the best international feature film at the 93rd Academy Awards. Register on Eventbrite.
• Marching Band trumpet section leader Gage Fringer, a senior majoring in computer science and minoring in music performance, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Toni Christine Masini Memorial Music Scholarship in the Department of Music.
• Art of Remembrance: On Saturday, September 11, the Crafts Center will host a memorial ceremony in Stewart Theatre to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The previous evening, there will be an opening reception for the Crafts Center exhibition of stunning images of the twin towers of the World Trade Center, photographed by NC State College of Design alumnus Charles Moretz.
• Mike and Lori Constantino, both alums of Poole College of Management, have created a new marching band scholarship endowment in honor of Lori’s parents, longtime Wolfpack fans Barbara and Curtis Freeze. Mike Constantino is the chair of the NC State University Foundation.
IN THE NEWS
• Howl You Know: The Ultimate in Pack Pride: Employees Whose Kids Joined the Pack. Dance Program director Tara Mullins and her daughter Grace, a first-year student in Exploratory Studies, are featured.
• Technician: The Quadrivium Project brings live performances back to Stewart Theatre. Technician writer Japheth Vazquez Nieves previewed last week’s performances by The Quadrivium Project.
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