THINGS TO DO
• The Crafts Center: Nicholas Jackson: Crossroads is open through Nov. 2.
Tuesday, September 26
• Arts Now Series: Photographic artist Alan Dehmer will talk about his art and solutions to various technological and aesthetic problems that arise in photography (day 1 of 2). Withers Hall, room 150. 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 26 through Saturday, September 30
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: It’s a great time to visit, with three exhibitions open at present. Leading 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, September 28
• Arts Now Series: Photographic artist Alan Dehmer will talk about his art and solutions to various technological and aesthetic problems that arise in photography (day 2 of 2). Withers Hall, room 150. 1:30 p.m.
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Cyanotypes in the sun. A free workshop led by photographer Cynthia Cukiernik using a 170-year-old photographic printing process. Open to NC State students only. Registration required. 2:30 p.m.
• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (bhangra with Rohit Bulchandani). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.
• NC State LIVE: Concert by Malian singer and guitarist Fatoumata Diawara. Stewart Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
• Arts Now Series: Heroes, Heroines, Antiheroes and Computer Music. Fixed electronic music and performances by Rodney Waschka II, including music by Michael Dellaira, Mike McFerron and Tera de Marez Oyens. Price Music Center. 8 p.m. Free admission, no tickets.
Friday, September 29
• 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. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 30
• University Theatre Workshop Series: Tamara Kissane leads a playwriting workshop. Learn more and register. 3 p.m.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• 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).
• The Fish Market Gallery, operated by students in the College of Design, invites entries from NC State students for their October 6 show, “Dark Arts.” Deadline for submission is Oct. 1. It’s an opportunity to showcase eerie or surreal designs/artwork, including photography and video. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Keep Our Air Clean Art Showcase: Posters submitted to the NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s “Keep Our Air Clean” student art contest will be on display at The Corner on Centennial Campus, Sept. 25-29. Created by K-12 students, the artwork focuses on actions that individual families can take to reduce the amount of air pollution from vehicles.
• Sidewalk Symposium: Undergraduate researchers will share their work through colorful visual presentations on the sidewalk in front of D.H. Hill Library’s Hillsborough Street entrance. Watch the creativity unfold as they showcase their research with sidewalk chalk. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
• Crafting Resilience: Let’s Make Slime. Join Prevention Services and NC State University Libraries for experiential opportunities to engage in self-care through crafting. D.H. Hill Jr. Library, Fishbowl Forum. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m.
• The Global Film Series, presented by the Office of Global Engagement and NC State University Libraries, offers a free screening of Night Is Short, Walk on Girl, a Japanese animated romantic comedy. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Student Center Cinema. Open to campus and community.
• Daun Daemon, a senior lecturer in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will read poetry from her book, A Prayer for Forgiving My Parents, along with readings by MFA students Prairie Moon Dalton and Soph Ivey. Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. Caldwell Hall Lounge.
• The NC State University Libraries presents Femme Beat-Making Night, an opportunity to create beats and explore music by women and nonbinary artists. Thursday, Sept. 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the Digital Media Lab Studio at D.H. Hill Jr. Library.
IN THE NEWS
• NBC Los Angeles: LA theater group heals through movements of dance to Celia Cruz. This TV news story about Contra-Tiempo includes video recorded in Stewart Theatre when “Azúcar” had its world premiere on the NC State LIVE series on March 31, 2023.
• Technician: Sube Ritmo shares Latinx culture through dance. Technician writer Olivia Winston introduces the “welcoming, electric environment” of the student-led dance team Sube Ritmo.
• NC State Giving News: Three 2023 Watauga Medal Recipients Honored. All three of this year’s Watauga Medal recipients – Mike Constantino, Cathy Sigal and Tom Stafford – have a history of supporting the arts at NC State.
See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.