Monday morning arts news, September 4


Tuesday, September 5 through Saturday, September 9

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: 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 remains open through October 7. A new exhibition, Leading by Design, opens on Thursday. Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, September 7

• The Crafts Center: Opening reception for Nicholas Jackson: Crossroads. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (musical theatre with Ashley Anderson). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Opening reception for Leading by Design, an exhibition celebrating 75 years of the NC State College of Design. 6 to 8 p.m.


• The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is hiring an NC State student to be a museum ambassador (paid part-time position). See the job description and application.

• University Theatre’s Ron Foreman is directing the Pure Life Theatre production of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, running Sept. 15-24 in Leggett Theatre at William Peace University.

• Relive the magic of Packapalooza 2023 in this fun DASA recap video.

• The Wolfpack Pictures film series, a graduate film collective in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, hosts a free screening of an Elvis Pressley movie, Blue Hawaii. Wed., Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at D.H. Hill Jr. Library auditorium (a.k.a., the Erdahl-Cloyd theatre).


• WDAV Classical Public Radio: Peter Askim on the Salisbury Symphony. Peter Askim, director of orchestral studies at NC State, will conduct the first concert of the season for the Salisbury Symphony.

• Technician: Packapalooza 2023: One day, one street, thousands of smilesTechnician writers Griffin Cunningham and Campbell Depken share the fun of NC State’s annual street festival.

• Technician: Dix Park Inter-Tribal Pow Wow empowers NC State’s Native American communityTechnician culture editor Elizabeth Dull visits the third annual Inter-Tribal Pow Wow, an event that celebrates Native American culture and traditions.

• The New York Times: Hitting Theater Hard: The Loss of Subscribers Who Went to Everything. The longstanding subscription model took a big hit from the pandemic.

• WBTV: Salisbury Spotlight on Peter Askim: A Symphony of Vision and Passion. “Askim, a passionate composer and conductor, believes in a profound service to the composer, the orchestra, and the audience.”

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