Monday morning arts news, October 4


Daily (but closed for Fall Break through Oct. 5)

• 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.

Monday-Tuesday, October 4-5

• Fall break. No classes.

Tuesday, October 5 through Saturday, October 9

• 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.

Thursday, October 7

• Gregg Museum: Artist talk. Raleigh artist André Leon Gray will talk about his work and answer questions about individual pieces in Crossed Kalunga by the Stars and Other Acts of Resistance. The in-person event is sold-out but will be livestreamed on the Gregg YouTube channel. 6 p.m.

Friday, October 8

• Music: Fall piano series. Jhany Lara, professor of piano at the Universidad del Norte in Colombia, will speak about the piano music of Colombia in this free virtual presentation. Open to all. Learn more and register. 5:30 p.m.


• The latest “Meet the Arts NC State Directors” blog post features an interview with Tara Mullins, director of the Dance Program. Learn how Tara sees her work at NC State as “the perfect marriage of artmaking, teaching and community engagement.”

• Tickets are on sale now for the first indoor performances of fall semester, NC State LIVE’s concert by Lakecia Benjamin and University Theatre’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Tickets for Music concerts will be going on sale two weeks before each performance. And free registration is now open for all events on the Dance Program’s Lunchbox Series.

• The Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies is hosting a free webinar on Arab American theatre on Thursday, October 7. The panel discussion and conversation will include Arab American playwrights, theatre actors and producers. Learn more and register. 6 p.m.

• Wings of Raleigh: The traveling exhibition of nine bronze sculptures by Mexican artist Jorge Marín – Wings of the City – opens in Dorothea Dix Park on October 9.


• Technician: NC State LIVE hosts Zoe & Cloyd at Howling Cow Creamery. Technician writer Patsy McKee was on hand for a beautiful outdoor concert on the farm.

• NC State Alumni Magazine: Alum Lassoes an Emmy Award. Kip Kroeger, who majored in biology at NC State, took home an Emmy for his work on Ted Lasso.

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