Monday morning arts news, October 2



• The Crafts Center: Nicholas Jackson: Crossroads is open through Nov. 2.

Monday, October 2

• University Theatre: UT hosts Sips and Scripts. Playwright sign-up begins at 5 p.m., readings begin at 6 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

Tuesday, October 3

• University Theatre: In partnership with the NC State University Libraries, UT presents the annual reading of banned books. Free, but registration is required. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 3 through Saturday, October 7

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: It’s a great time to visit, with three exhibitions open through this weekLeading by Design, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the NC State College of Design, is the newest. 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. This Is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect will be open through Oct. 7. Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, October 5

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Staff-guided tour of This is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect. 6 p.m. This is your last chance to take a guided tour before the exhibition closes on Oct. 7.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (hip-hop with Jose Velasquez). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

• NC State LIVE: Dance concert by Gaspard & Dancers. Stewart Theatre. 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 7

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Last day for This is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


• Student playwrights: The Nov. 1 submission deadline is approaching for the 2023-24 Creative Artist Award in theatre. There is a $500 cash prize. The winner’s work will be developed in spring semester with a workshop showing in fall 2024.

• The Fish Market Gallery, operated by students in the College of Design, presents “Dark Arts” as part of Raleigh’s First Friday gallery walk. Open 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, showcasing spooky and surreal student artwork. 133 Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh.

• The annual NC State Fiction Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents. The postmark deadline is Oct. 14, 2023. See all of the details (including cash award information).


• Technician: Sidewalk chalk studies: Symposium presents undergraduate research. Technician editor-in-chief Jameson Wolf writes about the Sidewalk Symposium where “undergraduate researchers put their artistic skills to the test to share their work in a visual format.”

• Technician: Sidewalk Symposium. Student Media photographers Hallie Walker, Kaela Belingon and Lily McCabe document the creativity of the Sidewalk Symposium.

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