Monday morning arts news, September 26


Tuesday, September 27 through Saturday, October 1

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

Thursday, September 29

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Free Family Program – Reading in the Galleries. How the Sphinx Got to the Museum, for families with children ages 4 to 10. Learn more. 2 p.m.

• Dance Program: Free dance master class for NC State students, staff and faculty. The Afro-Latin Flow Experience with María Monge. Learn more and register. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. 5:45 p.m.

• NC State LIVE: Concert by Ranky Tanky with special guest Lisa Fischer. Learn more and get tickets. Stewart Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Pre-show talk with the artists at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 1

• University Theatre: QuickSCRIPTS 10-minute play fest. Given only a prompt and 24-hours total prep time, four writers, directors, and cast write, rehearse, and perform four 10-minute plays. Register for free tickets on Eventbrite. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. 8 p.m.


• The Corner opens this week on Centennial Campus, located at 941 Main Campus Drive. Fixed around a constellation of four repurposed shipping containers, the open-air space is designed for gathering, collaborating and socializing. Learn more.

• State of Sound Stories: Join the NC State University Libraries for the first event at the Corner, a live podcast taping with Mipso’s Libby Rodenbough, fiddler and singer with the bluegrass-indie-folk band Mipso. Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 12 p.m.

• University Activities Board hosts Talley Hour: Mug Designs. UAB invites you to create your own go-to mug. Talley 3222. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1 to 3 p.m.

• It’s that time of the year when downtown Raleigh turns into the bluegrass capital of the world. Check out the IBMA World of Bluegrass festival taking place on Friday and Saturday.


• Technician: NC State LIVE: 50 years of welcoming artists to campus. Technician writer Matthew Burkhart writes about the launch of the NC State LIVE 50th anniversary celebration.

• Technician: Students reflect on 50th anniversary of Talley Student Union, share possible improvements. Technician writer Esme Chiara interviews staff and students about the anniversary of NC State’s student union.

• Technician: NC State LIVE. Technician photographers Danielle Meyer, Jade Williamson and Xochilt Espinoza Jaen attended the NC State LIVE 50th anniversary kickoff block party with Squonk and student artists on September 19.

• Bluegrass Today: Bluegrass club launches at North Carolina State University. NC State student and banjo player John Lee has founded a student organization for bluegrass musicians.

• The News & Observer: Mark your calendars. Here are more than 55 things to do in the Triangle this fall. The NC State LIVE presentation of DakhaBrakha is featured.

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