• Crafts Center: Genius Loci: The Art of Remembrance. An exhibition 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.
Tuesday, October 12 through Thursday, October 14
• Music: Fall recitals by the music minors will take place over three evenings at 7 p.m. and will be livestreamed on the Music YouTube channel. See the schedule for each night. The performances will remain available for viewing for one week.
Tuesday, October 12 through Saturday, October 16
• 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, October 13
• Dance Program Lunchbox Series: The disappearance and murder of indigenous women and girls has been described as a Canadian national crisis and genocide. Lorelei Williams is raising awareness and advocating for victims and families through Butterflies in Spirit, a dance group she founded in 2012. This virtual conversation is free and open to all. Program at noon; registration closes at 10 a.m.
Thursday, October 14
• Crafts Center: The Women’s Center begins a yearlong celebration of their 30th anniversary, and the Crafts Center will provide hands-on screen printing of t-shirts at the kickoff birthday party. Stafford Commons, 1-4 p.m.
Thursday, October 14 through Sunday, October 17
• University Theatre: Indoor theatre performances resume with UT’s production of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Titmus Theatre. Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Week two of shows will run Oct. 20-24.
Saturday, October 16
• University Theatre: Project Kalunga Intensive. Students can take part in developing a new, devised performance piece being created in collaboration with and in response to the Gregg Museum’s exhibition, Crossed Kalunga by the Stars and Other Acts of Resistance. Learn more and register. 1-4 p.m.
• NC State LIVE: For their first indoor performance since Feb. 2020, NC State’s performing arts series presents the über-cool jazz saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin. You can meet the artist before the concert at a 7 p.m. pre-show talk. Concert at 8 p.m. in Stewart Theatre.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• Are you an arts advocate? You should be. In his latest “Our Life in The Arts” blog post, Rich Holly talks about why you should become an advocate, and how to get started.
• The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is now accepting applications for Spring 2022 collections internships. The deadline for submitting applications is 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 1.
• In November 2019, before the season was cut short by the pandemic, NC State LIVE presented a concert by the Venezuelan singer Nella. She has just been nominated for three Latin GRAMMYs, for song of the year, best traditional pop vocal album, and best pop song. The award ceremony will air live on Univision on November 18.
IN THE NEWS
• NC State News: Recreating the Sights and Sounds of 17th Century London. Professors from English, design and engineering teamed-up to create the Virtual St Paul’s Cathedral Project, offering an experience of life in and around the cathedral in 1620s London.
• Technician: New music collective 47 Eyez On Me. Three NC State students, with majors in business administration, environmental science and social work, formed a collective to “promote individuality and unfiltered creative expression” through music.
• Dance Program News: State Dance Company & Panoramic Dance Project Residency Weekend. Student dancer Delaney Galvin recaps the early fall guest artist residences with both companies of the NC State Dance Program.
• Humanities and Social Sciences News: Behind the Voice. As a student, when NC State alum Donovan Corneetz ’05 co-hosted a show at WKNC, he would record spoof commercials for fun. He has now developed that talent to become a professional voiceover artist doing work for major corporate clients.
Are you connected with the arts programs on social media? Link to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all at go.ncsu.edu/getsocial.