Monday morning arts news, December 13


Tuesday, December 14

Fall Commencement. PNC Arena. 9 a.m.

Tuesday, December 14 through Saturday, December 18
Tuesday, December 21 through Thursday, December 23

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and until 8 p.m. and the first and third Thursday of each month. Three exhibitions are open for viewing: Crossed Kalunga by the Stars and Other Acts of Resistance, Chris Hondros – Conflict photography, and Will Henry Stevens – Pastels and drawings. The Gregg will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 3. Note: The last day for the Hondros and Stevens exhibitions is Jan. 8, 2022.

Thursday, December 16

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Free screening of H.G. Wells’ Things to Come, a 1936 British science fiction film. Learn more and register. 6 p.m.


All the feels. What does that phrase mean to you, and how does it impact your artistry? In his latest “Our Life in The Arts” blog post, Rich Holly discusses meaning.

• Last-minute shopping at the Crafts Center’s Member-Made Street Gallery: While the Crafts Center is closed for winter break, you can still sneak in a bit of shopping by taking a photo of the item in the gallery window, and emailing the image to The deadline is Dec. 16. See the details at

• Dance Program: Fall 2021 Concert Reflection. Members of both the State Dance Company and Panoramic Dance Project shared their thoughts on the fall concert (and semester) in a blog post by SDC member Delaney Galvin.

• The Dance Program plans to announce the lineup for the Spring Masterclass Series this week.

• Tickets for all NC State LIVE spring 2022 performances are on sale now! The schedule includes three concerts, three dance performances, and a fascinating theatre performance for kids.

• Have you registered for a spring 2022 crafts class? Explore classes in clay, fibers, glass, jewelry and metals, lapidary, mixed media, new media, photography, and wood.

• Coming up after the holidays: University Theatre has announced a costume sale scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


• Lake Champlain Weekly: According to Their Needs. This past week, en route to conduct three concerts with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Peter Askim (director of orchestra studies in the Department of Music) talked with writer Benjamin Pomerance about his multifaceted career as a teacher, festival director, conductor and composer.

• Sound Opinions on WUNC radio: The Best Albums of 2021. So nice to hear Amethyst Kiah’s Wary + Strange album featured on a top-ten list. “Black Myself,” a track from the same album, is included on the Billboard 100 Best Songs of 2021 list. NC State LIVE presented Amethyst Kiah at the Pour House in fall 2019, shortly before the pandemic kicked in.

• TED Radio Hour on NPR: The Artist’s Voice. This Sunday’s rebroadcast from May 2021 featured a segment with NC State LIVE artist “alum” Camille A. Brown. Brown gives a shout-out (with an audio clip) to Native and African-American artist Martha Redbone, who is scheduled to perform in Stewart Theatre on April 28, 2022.

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