Monday morning arts news, January 23


Monday, January 23

• University Theatre: At 10 a.m., tickets go on sale for the February production of Urinetown, the Musical.

Tuesday, January 24 through Saturday, January 28

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

Thursday, January 26

• Dance Program: The spring dance master class series begins with ballet with Sara Roe. Free to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. Learn more and register. 5:45 p.m.

Friday, January 27

• Dept. of Music: Price Music Series guest recital by Czech-American pianist David Kalhous. The program will include two genre-defining variation works for the instrument: J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations and Johannes Brahms’ Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel. Stewart Theatre. 5:30 p.m. Get tickets here.

• University Theatre: Out Loud reading #5Lethean by Wyat Hamilton, recipient of an honorable mention for the 2022 Creative Artist Award in theatre. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. 7 p.m.


• In his latest “Our Life in the Arts” blog post, Rich Holly shares his amazing (and not-so-amazing) experiences with travel. We learn when he decided that being a touring musician might not be the life for him, and the importance of distinguishing between musicians and physicians.

• Talley Hour: String Art. Hosted by the University Activities Board. Tuesday, Jan 24, 1 to 3 p.m. in 3285 Talley.

• The Global Film Series resumes for spring semester with a free screening of Olga, about a young Ukrainian gymnast exiled in Switzerland while pursuing her Olympic dreams. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in Witherspoon Cinema. The Global Film Series is a partnership between NC State Global and the NC State University Libraries. Registration requested.


• Technician: Gregg Museum of Art and Design’s ‘True Likeness’ exhibit displays democratized portraiture. Technician’s assistant culture editor Jameson Wolf interviews curators and artists from the new Gregg Museum exhibition.

• Technician: True Likeness Exhibit. Technician photographer Cate Humphreys shares an album of images taken at the Gregg Museum’s new True Likeness exhibition.

• NIU Today: Theatre and Dance to present world premiere of “The 30,000 Bequest” at the Egyptian Theatre. A movie more than a decade in the making – produced by our own Rich Holly – will have its world premiere on Jan. 21.

• NPR: Don’t ‘get’ art? You might be looking at it wrong. Just sharing an interesting NPR story.

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