Monday morning arts news, September 20



• 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, September 21 through Saturday, September 25

• Gregg Museum: Visit your museum! Galleries open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The first section of a new exhibition – Crossed Kalunga by the Stars and Other Acts of Resistance – recently opened, and features work by seven contemporary artists of color.

Thursday, September 23

• Dance Program: In this free master class led by Ekta Sandbhor, participants will learn the fundamentals of Odissi dance, an Indian classical dance form known for its fluid, graceful dance movements. Open to all levels, no dance experience required. Space is limited; preregistration is highly recommended. 6 p.m.

Saturday, September 25

• University Theatre: Project Kalunga Intensive. Students can take part in developing a new, devised performance piece being created in collaboration with and in response to the Gregg Museum’s exhibition, Crossed Kalunga by the Stars and Other Acts of Resistance. Learn more and register. 1-4 p.m.

• Home football game vs. Clemson. 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 26

• NC State LIVE: A free outdoor concert at the Howling Cow Creamery. Arrive early, buy some tasty ice cream, then enjoy new-Appalachian tunes from Zoe & Cloyd (bluegrass/klezmer/old-time/folk) and the sweeping views of the NC State pastures and cows. 3 p.m.


• The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has introduced “The Credential,” a certificate program for faculty and staff, through which participants can learn strategies for understanding, utilizing and promoting cultural competence in their respective roles.

• As part of their 30th anniversary celebration, the African American Cultural Center has opened a new gallery exhibition titled Sankofa: Learning from the Past to Build the Future. The exhibition will run through Oct. 10.

• NC State English professor Jason Miller will be discussing his team’s latest research project, Backlash Blues: Nina Simone and Langston Hughes, a digital archive documenting the lifelong friendship between singer and poet. The Alumni Association is hosting a virtual launch presentation on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. (registration deadline Sept. 20). Note: registration for the in-person event closed last week.

• Have you explored the new Power Sound of the South t-shirt collection at Wolfpack Outfitters?

• Join the crowd! University Theatre’s production support project was selected for NC State’s first crowdfunding campaign that runs through Oct. 15. After reaching the original goal in only 10 days, UT announced a new stretch goal of $10,000. Every donation ensures that the forest of Midsummer is magical, and the citizens of Bikini Bottom are dressed in square pants. You can be a part of this terrific project for as little as $5. Catch the new one-minute video that shows students and staff already putting your crowdfunding support to work!


• Academic and Student Affairs News: Crafts Center Remembers 9/11 Victims with Art of Remembrance Event. DASA’s Patrick Smith recaps a poignant memorial ceremony.

• Walter Magazine: 15+ Fall Performing Arts Events to Catch. Walter gives a shout-out to upcoming University Theatre productions of A Case of Salt and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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