Monday morning arts news, September 19


Monday, September 19

• University Theatre: Ticket sales begin for UT’s October production of The Crucible.

• Arts NC State: Ticket sales begin for an Oct. 23 concert by the NC Rhythm Project, featuring our own Rich Holly.

• NC State LIVE begins a two-day artist residency with composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (aka DBR), in advance of a world-premiere performance with NC State’s Raleigh Civic Symphony on April 15, 2023. The agenda will include a coaching session with the United Strings of Color Quartet, conversation and pizza with Arts Village capstone students, a rehearsal with the Raleigh Civic Symphony, and a conversation with University Honors Lab students.

Tuesday, September 20 through Saturday, September 24

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, September 22

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Tai Chi in the garden. Free. 10 a.m.

Friday, September 23

• Department of Music: Guest recital by Taiwanese pianist Chih-Long Hu. Stewart Theatre. 5:30 p.m.

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


• Three University Theatre staff members – Jayme Mellema, Patrick Mathis and Michael White – recently attended the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Southeast Regional Conference to present two sessions on the lessons learned when creating a mysterious site-specific, interactive and immersive theatre experience on the NC State campus.

• The Southeastern Museums Conference awarded the Gregg Museum of Art & Design’s Crossed Kalunga by the Stars & Other Acts of Resistance exhibition catalog an honorable mention in their annual books and catalogues competition. The Gregg Museum Activity Book received a silver medal in the gallery guides category.

• The Dance Program introduces new members of the State Dance Company and Panoramic Dance Project. Both companies will perform at the fall dance concert, Nov. 17 and 18.

• The NC State Creative Writing Program presents a literary reading by MFA in Creative Writing alumni novelists Misha Lazzara (author of Manmade Constellations) and Sarah Grunder Ruiz (author of Love, Lists, and Fancy Ships and Luck and Last Resorts). Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in Caldwell Hall Lounge.


• The Well: Alison Friedman wants the arts to reconnect us. This interview with the director of Carolina Performing Arts includes a shout-out for a Dec. 7 presentation of Israel’s Emanuel Gat Dance in partnership with Duke Arts, NC State LIVE and the American Dance Festival.

• INDY Week: Fall Arts Preview: Five Museum Exhibitions to Catch. The Gregg Museum’s Across the Threshold of India – Photographs by Martha Strawn is featured in the Indy falls arts preview.

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