Monday morning arts news: August 31


Monday, August 31

University Theatre: Out Loud series. Reading of Trifles by Susan Glaspell, a 1916 feminist mystery that explores themes of gender and justice. 7pm.

Tuesday, September 1

University Theatre: How to Theatre series. Hand Sewing Basics. Join Laura Parker and Adrienne McKenzie to learn some of the most used hand stitches for basic sewing and backstage repairs. 1pm.

Gregg Museum: Catalogue launch for All Is Possible – Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal. Ana Estrades, guest curator and jewelry historian, introduces the exhibition catalogue in a special virtual presentation, followed by Q&A. 4pm.

University Theatre: Strictly Speaking series. As a creative director for Walt Disney Imagineering, UNC School of the Arts alum Ryan Wineinger-Schattl is responsible for leading the creative development and implementation of new attractions, restaurants, shops and entertainment for Disney’s Parks & Resorts. 6pm.

Wednesday, September 2

University Theatre: How to Theatre series. Join Dave Jensen and Mike White to learn about power tools used in the scene shop. 4pm.

Thursday, September 3

NC State LIVE: Wolfpack’s Got Talent student winner Gabriel Montague (senior in statistics) will perform on the NC State LIVE Facebook livestream, followed by Q&A with Stephanie Clark. 2:30pm.

Gregg Museum: Education program assistant Christina Wytko interviews Gregg director Roger Manley for “A Conversation About Art.” First of three interviews, on the Gregg YouTube channel. 4pm.

Dance Program: Free master class. African Styles with Otis Donovan Herring. This class will introduce participants to traditional and modern (“club”) dance movements of west, central, east, and southern Africa. 6pm.

University Theatre: Strictly Speaking series. Lighting designer Porsche McGovern is a frequent speaker on diversity in theatrical design. NC State student Darby Madewell will co-host this event. 6pm.

University Theatre: Out Loud series. Reading of Static by Aysia Slade, 2020 Creative Artist Award winner. 7pm.

Friday, September 4

University Theatre: Preparing the Performer series: SETC prep #1. Students only. Rachel Klem helps performance students prepare for the Southeastern Theatre Conference auditions. 4pm.

Crafts Center: Crafternoon (NC State students only). Tee-shirts Tie-Dye For: An online class via Zoom. Use your own white or light-colored t-shirts and learn to use colorful dyes and tying techniques to create your own fun, colorful shirt. A supply kit is included with course purchase (local pickup only). 4pm.


Featured in Technician: Chordination is NC State’s newest a cappella ensemble, and the third coed group affiliated with the Department of Music.