• 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 19 through Saturday, October 23
• 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.
Tuesday, October 19
• Music: Jazz on the Lawn. Wes Parker leads a free outdoor concert by the music department’s two big bands – the NC State Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Lab Band – along with performances by the jazz combos. Stafford Commons. 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 20
• Dance Program Lunchbox Series: Join author Chloe Angyal as she discusses her new book, Turning Pointe: How a New Generation of Dancers Is Saving Ballet from Itself. Angyal’s book tackles the gender, racial and class inequities inherent in the art form of ballet. This virtual conversation is free and open to all. Program at noon; registration closes at 10 a.m.
• Music: Wind Ensemble Concert. For the first music department concert back in Stewart Theatre, Paul Garcia has picked some crowd favorites, including the Shostakovich “Festive Overture” and Aaron Copland’s “The Promise of Living.” Tickets are available online. 7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 20 through Sunday, October 24
• University Theatre: It’s the second and final week of UT’s production of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Titmus Theatre. Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Thursday, October 21
• Gregg Museum: The Gregg presents a free in-person screening of Hondros, a documentary film about war photographer Chris Hondros, whose work is currently on display at the museum. An NC State graduate and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, Hondros traveled to the world’s major conflict zones in the last two decades of his life. He was killed April 20, 2011, in a mortar attack by government forces while photographing the conflict in Misrata, Libya. The director, Greg Campbell, will introduce the film. Registration required. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 22
• Music: Olga Kleiankina, director of piano studies, presents a free virtual piano master class with professor and performing artist Xiaofeng Wu. Open to all. Learn more and register. 5:30 p.m.
• Music: Fall Choral Concert. This concert features the State Chorale along with two new ensembles, the University Singers and Chamber Singers, directed by Nathan Leaf. The program includes music by Mozart, Purcell, Vaughan Williams, and settings of Shakespeare texts in a jazz idiom by the legendary pianist George Shearing. Tickets are available online. Stewart Theatre, 7 p.m.
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• Math, Art, Kung Fu and Having Fun No Matter What You Do: The NC State University Libraries presents a free virtual lecture by Melinda Thielbar, a data scientist at Fidelity Investments, who will take you on a whirlwind tour of her varied career and talk about how the skills she built at each step led to the next. She will illustrate each step with artwork and a math equation. Learn more and register. Thursday, October 21 at 4 p.m.
• 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.
• 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.
IN THE NEWS
• The News & Observer: Your Triangle guide to 50+ events, festivals, exhibits, concerts and plays this fall. The N&O fall arts preview highlights the NC State LIVE concert by Rissi Palmer on December 8, and Gregg Museum exhibitions of work by Chris Hondros and Will Henry Stevens.
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