Monday morning arts news, January 17


Monday, January 17

• Martin Luther King Jr. Day. University closed.

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 18 and 19

• University Theatre: Auditions for The SpongeBob Musical and A Case of Salt. University Theatre auditions are open to all currently enrolled NC State students regardless of gender, race, ability, identity or academic major. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, January 18 through Saturday, January 22

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, January 19

• Crafts Center: The refreshed windows of the Member-Made Street Gallery reopen.

Thursday, January 20

• Dance Program: Intuitive Movement – Where Improv and Soul Care Meet, with Dianna Baptista. Drawing on elements of meditation, yoga and dance, this free master class will focus on restoring the body and connecting to our inherent intuition. 0pen to all levels, no dance experience required. Preregistration is required and space is limited. 5:45 p.m.

• Gregg Museum: 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. Registration required. 6 p.m. (JAN. 19 UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER.)

Sunday, January 23

• Dept. of Music: Wolfgang A Cappella in concert. The student singers will be thinking warm thoughts with a concert titled “Island Time.” Fusion Dance Crew will join Wolfgang for a special guest performance. Tickets are available online. Stewart Theatre, 7 p.m.


• Have you discovered Chancellor Woodson’s Red Chair Chats? In the latest, he talks with singer-songwriter BJ Barham, NC State alumnus and front man of American Aquarium.

• Provocative Truths: Writer Bridgette Lacy explores the Crossed Kalunga exhibition currently open at the Gregg Museum.

• Arts NC State is hosting a one-week residency with visual artist Clarence Heyward, January 24-28. Heyward is a painter and collagist whose work explores notions of the Black American experience. While some events are open to NC State students only, others are available to faculty, staff and community members. The residency is being coordinated by arts outreach and engagement intern Sabrina Hurtado.

• You can see all events that are part of the 2022 MLK Campus Commemoration on this site.


• Classic FM: Mozart claimed credit for his sister’s compositions, says former conductor turned professor. Did you see NC State LIVE’s dazzling presentation of The Other Mozart in November 2016? (Remember the 18-foot dress with all the hidden pockets?) Does this sound familiar?

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