Monday morning arts news, February 27


Tuesday, February 28 through Saturday, March 4

• 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, March 2

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Dance master class, free to NC State students, faculty and staff. Modern Jazz Fusion with Joan Nicholas-Walker. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. Learn more and register. 5:45 p.m.

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Film screening of Aldwyth: Fully Assembled with an introduction by director Olympia Stone. 6 p.m.

Friday, March 3

• NC State LIVE School Matinee Series: Red Baraat. 11 a.m. Stewart Theatre.

• University Theatre: The Wright Way. What We Grew Up With by Kiran Soma, reading #2. 7 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. (UPDATE: This event has been canceled.)

• NC State LIVE: Concert by the joyful brass and percussion band Red Baraat, celebrating the Indian holiday of Holi. 8 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Saturday, March 4

• University Theatre: QuickScripts #3. Given only a prompt and 24-hours prep time each, four writers, directors and casts will write, rehearse and perform four 10-minute plays. 8 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. Free, but registration is required.


• In his latest “Our Life in the Arts” blog post, Rich Holly explains why jazz is life.

• A new Student Spotlight focuses on sophomore Maya McCall, a dancer, choreographer and performer with both University Theatre and Panoramic Dance Project.

• The Department of Communication hosts a Sticker-Making Workshop. Monday, Feb. 27, 1 to 3 p.m., at the Caldwell Hall Lounge.

• Crafting Resilience: Prevention Services and University Libraries provide experiential opportunities to engage in self-care through crafting. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

• Gallery opening at the African American Cultural Center: Black Euphoria: Love Letters to Black Life.   Tuesday, Feb. 28, 6 to 8 p.m. Free registration required.


• Urinetown the Musical: A Story of Community and Modern Rebellion. “Performed in NC State’s Stewart Theatre at Talley Student Union, a cast of 25 students welcomed audience members with bright smiles, with a handful of performers standing out to steal the audience’s hearts.”

• NC State News: Bridging the Divide. In his valedictory post before retirement, NC State editorial director David Hunt revisited some of the stories (“Twice-Told Tales”) that have shaped our campus community over the past 15 years. In the mix: “Bridging the Divide” focuses on alumnus John Coggin, now a doctoral studies student in England, and a former chair of the Friends of Arts NC State board of advisors.

• Technician: Urinetown the Musical. Technician photographers Jermaine Hudson and Jeremy Byrne created a photo gallery of images from the dress rehearsal of University Theatre’s production of Urinetown.

• Walter Magazine: What to Do in March In and Around Raleigh. Walter highlights free yoga at the Gregg Museum and the new Aldwyth in Retrospect exhibition.

• Technician: A bumblebee abode: NC State alum creates Pollinator Hotel in Dix Park. Technician writer Justin Welch reports on a new sculpture at Dix Park designed by NC State alumna Courtney Evans.

• Technician: Annual poetry contest accepting submissions from NC emerging poets. Technician assistant culture editor Jameson Wolf interviews English professor Wilton Barnhardt (and others) about the annual poetry contest. The 2023 deadline for entry is March 1.

• Technician: Arts Club hosts space for student artists to grow. Technician writer Will LaMarche writes about students building a supportive community of artists through the Arts Club at NC State.

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