Monday morning arts news, December 6


Tuesday, December 7 through Saturday, December 11

• 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.

Thursday, December 16 (NEXT WEEK)

• 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.


• The Dance Program Flickr account has a new album: Fall Concert 2021. Head on over to see some incredible moments from the show, all by photographer Jillian Clark.

• If you don’t have the Electrical Distribution System Upgrade on your radar, it would be a good time to visit the Power Forward website to learn more about this large infrastructure project that’s happening on campus over the next three years. Tip: Click on the “frequently asked questions” link to see the map that shows streets that will be impacted, along with approximate dates.

• 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.

• City Ballet Raleigh will be presenting three performances of The Nutcracker in Stewart Theatre on Dec. 10 and 11. Learn more and get tickets.

• 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.


• Walter Magazine: Sequins & Lace: A Standout Gown at the Gregg Museum. How many stories can one stunning hundred-year-old French evening gown tell? See this Walter article about a fabulous dress that’s part of the Gregg collection.

• The News & Observer: NC’s Freelon family has twice as much to celebrate with mother and son Grammy nods. The N&O article about North Carolina artists nominated for Grammys includes Rissi Palmer, who performed on the NC State LIVE series on Saturday, Dec. 4.

• Indy Week: Nnenna and Pierce Freelon, Rissi Palmer, Sylvan Esso Score 2022 Grammy Nominations. The Indy article about North Carolina artists nominated for Grammys includes Rissi Palmer, who performed on the NC State LIVE series on Saturday, Dec. 4.

• Poole College of Management News: Richard Bryant Named Poole College’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient. Bryant is a founding member and former chair of the Friends of Arts NC State (FANS) Board of Advisors, the creator of an athletic bands endowment, was a co-chair of the Frank Thompson Hall renovation campaign, and is a Bowers Medal of Arts recipient.

• Latino USA on WUNC-FM: How I Made It: Las Cafeteras. The East L.A. band Las Cafeteras returns to the NC State LIVE series on Feb. 5.

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