THINGS TO DO
Tuesday, November 7
• University Theatre Workshop Series: Costume Crafting Night. Learn more and register. Two sessions: 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: NC State Music Performance Minors in recital. Price Music Center, Room 110. 7 p.m.
Tuesday, November 7 through Saturday, November 11
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Three exhibitions are now open. Leading by Design celebrates the 75th anniversary of the NC State College of Design. Selections from the Collections is open in the historic residence gallery spaces and features a sampling of the many different kinds of pieces in the Gregg collection. BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art opened on Nov. 4, and highlights the imaginative ways that air can be used as a medium to create large-scale sculptures. Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, November 8
• Arts Village: Arts and Your Major series, featuring Chris Galik. “Climate Change and the Arts.” Hill Library East Learning Lab B, 2112. 4 p.m.
• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Jazz Lab Band in concert. Stewart Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 9
• The Crafts Center: Opening reception for the Fluxus exhibition, featuring the artwork of NC State students in the Arts Studies program. 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains open daily through Nov. 14.
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: In collaboration with NC State’s College of Design, the Gregg Museum is hosting a lecture by Shawn Protz on inflatable architecture. 6 p.m.
• Arts Village: Arts and Your Major series, featuring Layla El-Khoury. “Using Dance to Disseminate STEM Research.” Hill Library auditorium. 6 p.m.
• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Symphonic Band in concert, performing a program titled “From the Sky to the Stars.” Stewart Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 10
• Arts Village: Arts and Your Major series, featuring Jason Torchinsky. “Cars: Irrational Art in Motion.” Hill Library Fishbowl Forum. 6 p.m.
• NC State LIVE: Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar perform a concert of joyful gospel ballads, soul anthems and musical theatre tunes. NC State students can get a free ticket by using the online coupon code ZAMAR. Stewart Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 11
• University Theatre: QuickSCRIPTS. 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. All tickets $5 (includes tax and fees).
Sunday, November 12
• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Ladies in Red in concert. Stewart Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• Documentary film screening: First Generation. This film tells the story of four high school students who set out to break the cycle of poverty and bring hope to their families and communities by pursuing a college education. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in Hill Library auditorium. 6 p.m.
• Outdoor movie night at The Corner on Centennial Campus. Free showing of Top Gun: Maverick. Thursday, Nov. 9. Snacks and activities begin at 5:30 p.m. and the film starts at 6 p.m.
• Moonlight in the Garden continues at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
IN THE NEWS
• Technician: What We Grew Up With. Technician photographers Emily Peedin and Taylor Norman document University Theatre’s production of a new play by NC State student Kiran Soma.
• Academic and Student Affairs News: NC State Alum Matt McConnell’s ‘Evolution Field’ Featured in Brickyard. NC State welcomes the temporary installation of a mesmerizing sculpture.
• Indy Week: The Dorrance Family Are Quick on Their Feet. Renowned tap dancer Michelle Dorrance performed on the NC State LIVE series in April 2022.
• Electrical and Computer Engineering News: Unearthing Art in Plain Sight: Liquid Order. Art meets science in a public art installation adjacent to the Monteith Research Center on Centennial Campus.
• Technician: ‘You’re in the club’: An invite to Truth Club’s authentic music-making dynamic. Technician culture editor Elizabeth Dull introduces a “punky alt-rock” band with NC State roots.
See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.