• Crafts Center: It’s the final week for Genius Loci: The Art of Remembrance. This exhibition is dedicated to large format photographs of the former twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, featuring the work of NC State alumnus Charles Moretz ’72. Open through Nov. 5.
Monday, November 1
• University Theatre: Audition for Project 303. Student directors will cast and create scenes to share with selected audiences in Living and Learning Communities this fall. Learn more and register.
Tuesday, November 2 through Saturday, November 6
• Gregg Museum: Visit your museum! Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and until 8 p.m. and the first and third Thursday of each month. Three exhibitions are open for viewing: Crossed Kalunga by the Stars and Other Acts of Resistance, Chris Hondros – Conflict photography, and Will Henry Stevens – Pastels and drawings.
Wednesday, November 3
• Dance Program Lunchbox Series: On the Road with Hamilton with Kristen Hoagland. Learn what it’s like to tour, rehearse and travel city to city as a dancer in a wildly popular show. This virtual conversation is free and open to all. Program at noon; registration closes at 10 a.m.
• Music: Jazz Lab Band Concert. An evening of big band jazz in Stewart Theatre, directed by Wes Parker. Tickets are available online. 7 p.m.
Friday, November 5
• Music: Olga Kleiankina, director of piano studies, presents a free virtual lecture by Slawomir Dobrzański, pianist and professor of piano at Kansas State University, titled “Two Forgotten Romantic Composers.” Open to all. Learn more and register. 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 6
• NC State LIVE: Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble. Grammy Award-winning jazz legend Arturo O’Farrill and his magnificent band perform in Stewart Theatre. Learn more (including how you can meet Arturo before the concert) and grab your tickets. 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 7
• Music: Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra. Peter Askim directs a program that features violist Trevor New and soprano Melissa Wimbish, and includes music by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Samuel Barber and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Stewart Theatre. Tickets are available online. 4 p.m.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• Students of the State Dance Company performed in Reynolds Coliseum for Red and White Night, the grand finale celebration of the Think and Do the Extraordinary campaign.
• Tickets are on sale now for multiple Dance, Music and NC State LIVE events, including a concert by the Grammy Award-winning Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble on Nov. 6. Take a look at what’s available and grab your tickets.
• Registration is open for the Global Courtyard dedication on Monday, November 8 at 3 p.m. The new outdoor space, located between Primrose and Tompkins Halls, is anchored by the Dream of Flight sculpture by NC State alumnus Heath Satow.
• To commemorate 10 years of Google on NC State’s campus, the campus community is invited to attend “The Evolution of Google Workspace” on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. Ken Matthews, Google Solutions engineer, will discuss the past, present and future of Google in higher education. Visit go.ncsu.edu/10yearsofgoogle for more information and a Zoom link (registration not required).
IN THE NEWS
• College of Engineering News: To invent, design and build: Engineering students showcase their talents with 2021 Arts NC State Student Art Sale. The fall 2021 engineering magazine features students who participated in the annual art sale.
• The New York Times: How ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’ Brought Step to the Met. Choreographer Camille A. Brown, an alumnus of the UNC School of the Arts, has had her work presented by the NC State LIVE series (Black Girl: Linguistic Play), and Panoramic Dance Project artistic director Francine Ott was formerly a member of her company. Camille is now making history as the first Black artist to direct a production at the Metropolitan Opera.
• Technician: Volunteering is simply awesome. Opinion writer Lauren Richards highlights volunteer opportunities on campus, including Arts NC State.
Are you connected with the arts programs on social media? Link to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all at go.ncsu.edu/getsocial.