THINGS TO DO
• The Crafts Center: Nicholas Jackson: Crossroads is open through Nov. 2.
Monday, October 23
• University Theatre: Jekyll and Hyde auditions (day 1 of 2). Thompson Hall. 7 p.m.
Tuesday, October 24
• University Theatre Workshop Series: Costume Crafting Night. Learn more and register. Two sessions: 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
• University Theatre: Jekyll and Hyde auditions (day 2 of 2). Thompson Hall. 7 p.m.
Tuesday, October 24 through Saturday, October 28
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! 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. Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 25
• University Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher (day 5 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.
Thursday, October 26
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Free film for Halloween. The Brain That Wouldn’t Die. 6 p.m.
• University Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher (day 6 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.
Friday, October 27
• University Theatre Studio Series: Comedic Improvisational Alliance. NC State’s oldest and only improv troupe, the CIA, presents a night of improv comedy where every scene and joke is without a script. Reserve a spot. 7 p.m.
• University Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher (day 7 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.
Saturday, October 28
• University Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher (day 8 of 9). 7:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre.
Sunday, October 29
• University Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher (day 9 of 9). 2 p.m. Titmus Theatre.
• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Acappology in concert. Stewart Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• 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 Arts Village, in collaboration with Arts NC State and the NC State University Libraries, is bringing back the popular Arts and Your Major series in November. Learn more and register for free events.
• Arts NC State will participate in the Wellness Fest, presented by Campus Health and Prevention Services. The event will include pumpkin painting, free succulents, lawn games, a therapy dog, free snacks and more. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harris Field outside Witherspoon.
• As part of the 75th anniversary celebration of the NC State College of Design, D.H. Hill Jr. Library hosts an exhibition of photographs by NC State alumnus John Mark Hall. The exhibition runs through Saturday, Oct. 28.
• Crafting Resilience: DIY Herbal Teas. Join Prevention Services and NC State University Libraries for experiential opportunities to engage in self-care through crafting. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2 p.m. at D.H. Hill Jr. Library.
• Documentary Film: One Pint at a Time. The NC State University Libraries presents a free screening of this film that focuses on Black-owned craft breweries. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at D.H. Hill Jr. Library.
• The NC State University Libraries hosts a Creative Journaling workshop. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Fishbowl Forum.
• Artist Notes With 95.7 FM THAT Station continues at The Corner on Centennial, featuring free Thursday nights of music and storytelling. Performing this week: Native American singer-songwriter Charly Lowry. Oct. 26 beginning at 5 p.m. Food trucks and Trophy Brewing will be on-site.
• The NC State University Libraries presents Femme Beat-Making Night, an opportunity to create beats and explore music by women and nonbinary artists. Thursday, Oct. 26 at 5:00 p.m. in the Digital Media Lab Studio at D.H. Hill Jr. Library.
• The Department of History presents a free screening of We Can Do Better, a documentary that tells the story of a 1990s plan to locate a giant hog slaughterhouse in the predominantly Black community of Kingsboro, North Carolina. The event includes a panel discussion. Thursday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m in Park Shops, room 210.
• Fonz alert: The NC State University Libraries and Quail Ridge Books are presenting an evening with Emmy Award-winning actor Henry Winkler. Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the McKimmon Center. A limited number of free tickets for current NC State students are available.
IN THE NEWS
• Technician: On-campus talent shines at Battle of the Bands. Technician writer Riya Kannan recaps UAB’s Stafford Commons concert that featured four local bands.
• Technician: ‘Survive and thrive’: Slam poetry Night at D.H. Hill Jr. Library. Technician writer Addison Tate reflects on the power of poetry following a workshop and spoken word performance by the poet duo Khalisa Rae and Eric Thompson.
See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.