Monday morning arts news, February 20


Monday, February 20

• University Theatre: Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for upcoming productions of Muse and She Kills Monsters.

• Sylvia Milo (playwright and performer of The Other Mozart) and Nathan Davis (her husband and the composer, designer and tech director for the show) will meet with the University Honors Forum to discuss their creative process for developing the show. Witherspoon Campus Cinema. 3 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21 through Saturday, February 25

• 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.

Thursday, February 23

• Dance master class, free to NC State students, faculty and staff. Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Technique with Alexandra Burchette. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. Learn more and register. 5:45 p.m.

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: The Drawing Room with artist Bill Thelen. Free community drawing workshop. 6 p.m.

• University Theatre: Opening night for Urinetown, the Musical (day 1 of 4). 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Friday, February 24

• University Theatre: Urinetown, the Musical (day 2 of 4). 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

• NC State Jazz Showcase with the Jazz Orchestra and the Jazz Lab Band. 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

Saturday, February 25

• University Theatre: Urinetown, the Musical (day 3 of 4). 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Sunday, February 26

• University Theatre: Urinetown, the Musical (day 4 of 4). 2 p.m. Stewart Theatre.


• Robert Bagby, a student member of the FANS board and an intern with the arts outreach and engagement office, is taking advantage of NC State’s student abroad opportunities this semester. While exploring and studying in Prague, he’s sharing his first blog post about his experiences.

• Hear director Danica Jackson and student actor Jake Ensey talk about University Theatre’s upcoming production of Urinetown, the Musical on WHUP. Their segment begins at 35:38 and runs for 12 minutes.

• Crafting + Connecting: The Counseling Center and Women’s Center host a communal healing space for students to make crafts and connect with peers. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Talley Student Union, room 5210.

• Project Pottery, hosted by the Black Students Board. Thursday, Feb. 23, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Talley Student Union, room 3285.

• Poetry reading by Sumita Chakraborty and Meg Day, sponsored by the Dept. of English. Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Caldwell Lounge.


• Triangle Review: Sylvia Milo’s The Other Mozart Is Spellbinding. Reviewers praise the sold-out shows presented by NC State LIVE.

• Technician: Nomadic Photo Ark creates time capsule of campus. Technician assistant culture editor Jameson Wolf highlights the recent artist residency, presented by the Crafts Center. Technician photographers Cate Humphreys, Versace Prew and Jeremy Byrne documented the pop-up exhibition in this photo gallery.

• Technician: Power of Women in Country Music Exhibit. Technician photographer Ray Black III created a gallery of images from the exhibition at the NC Museum of History, complementing Jameson Wolf’s article shared last week.

• Technician: Alum Alex Freeze promotes conservation through photography. Technician writer Mai Listokin interviewed NC State alumna Alex Freeze ’14, who spoke at the University Honors Forum on Jan. 30. “Freeze bridges the gap between science and art, translating environmentalism to an accessible language for the public.”

• Technician: Black Artist Coalition encourages artistic expression through diverse programming. Technician culture editor Myra Bari highlights the efforts of the coalition to help Black students grow their artistic skills.

• The New York Times: Celia Cruz Will Be First Afro-Latina to Appear on the U.S. Quarter. When the CONTRA-TIEMPO dance company returns to the NC State LIVE series on March 31, they will premiere a new dance work – ¡Azúcar! –inspired by the legendary Cuban-American “Queen of Salsa,” Celia Cruz.

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