Monday morning arts news, February 7


Monday, February 7 through Friday, February 11

• Mu Beta Psi Spring Rush. Get to know NC State’s gender-inclusive music service fraternity.

Tuesday, February 8 through Saturday, February 12

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Learn more about the current Crossed Kalunga exhibition in this article by Bridgette Lacy. And continue down this list for a new exhibition that opens on Thursday. Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, February 10

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: A new exhibition, Frank Lee Craig – Near Distance, opens today and features collages by architect and College of Design alumnus Frank Lee Craig. Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (FEB. 9 UPDATE: This exhibition will now open on Friday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m.)

• NC State LIVE and the Dance Program: Latin social dance class with Ballet Hispánico. Salsa, mambo and cha-cha. Get moving with one of the country’s leading Latinx dance companies. Everyone is welcome, dance experience is necessary. 5:45 p.m. NOTE: This class is at capacity. Please email Liza Green at to be added to the waitlist.

Thursday, February 10

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Virtual artist talk with Athlone Clarke, who will discuss his work in Crossed Kalunga by the Stars & Other Acts of Resistance currently open at the Gregg. Free. Registration required. 6 p.m.

Friday, February 11

• NC State LIVE: Dance concert by Ballet Hispánico. You will be dazzled by the fusion of classical, Latin and contemporary dance styles. Stewart Theatre. See details and grab your tickets. 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 12

• University Theatre: Fighting, Falling Down and Running Into Things. A free workshop on the basics of unarmed stage combat. NOTE: This event is full. 2 p.m.


• The Dance Program has announced the lineup for the spring Lunchbox Series, a collection of 45-minute virtual conversations with artists and thinkers in the vast world of dance, available on Zoom for five Wednesdays beginning Feb. 23. Free registration is open now.

• ICYMI: Everyone at NC State can now get a New York Times subscription for free. Learn about this new partnership with the NC State University Libraries (and register).

• Blacks in Wax: An African American Cultural Center tradition returns. Feb. 11 in Witherspoon Student Center.


• Academic and Student Affairs News: Meet Emily Kasprzak, New Arts Village Director.

• Technician: The American Spiritual Ensemble comes to life at Raleigh cathedral. Student writer Shelby Bryson reviews the “breathtaking performance” presented by NC State LIVE on Jan. 27.

• Entrepreneurship News: Getting Started with Entrepreneurship: Recommendations from Dr. Gary Beckman.

• Technician: Photos of the Arts NC State artist residency with Clarence Heyward are featured on the front and back covers of the Feb. 3 print issue of Technician (available on ISSUU).

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