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Apr 20, 2020

Virtually SPEAK-ing with Dr. Alison Arnold’s class

NC State LIVE is dedicated to connecting artists with the Wolfpack community to help our students (and greater community) explore the issues that define our world through a creative lens. And after classes moved online and our live performances were cancelled this spring, we had to get a little creative ourselves. Our residency with the kathak… 

Jul 23, 2018

2018-2019 Season Preview Video

We have so many exhilarating artists lined up for the 2018-19 season. Check out this quick video for a sneak peek!   

Lucky Plush Productions photo by Benjamin Wardell

Aug 31, 2017

Lucky Plush Residency at NC State LIVE | Fall 2017

Immerse yourself in the creative process. Ever wanted a sneak peek into an artist’s process? Now’s your chance. Together with the American Dance Festival and the NC State Dance Program, NC State LIVE will offer a week of activities with renowned dance/theatre company Lucky Plush Productions – culminating in a FREE work-in-progress performance on Friday, September 15 at… 

Aug 7, 2017

Lucky Plush – Game Night!

PRESENT Experience dance beyond the stage and join acclaimed members of Chicago-based Lucky Plush Productions for a live-action game inspired by the classic board game Clue. Ideal for non-dancers! Game nights will include wine, snacks, and other refreshments to get you in the mood. Drawing from the creation process for their newest dance-theater work, Rooming… 

Apr 14, 2017

Colors of the Nile

Colors of the Nile: An unveiling of The Nile Project Mural by Dare Coulter With special musical guest, ETHEL Reception on Friday, April 21 from 5pm to 7pm at the Crafts Center’s R. A. Bryan Foundation, Inc. Gallery 210 Jensen Drive Hors d’oeuvres served Colors of the Nile is an interactive mural project sponsored by the Crafts Center and NC State… 

photo of a dinner at NC State's 1887 Bistro

Apr 3, 2017

Bistro and a Show | ETHEL’s Documerica

The New Yorker calls indie-classical quartet ETHEL, “vital and brilliant.” Fuel your appetite for their groundbreaking Documerica with dinner from NC State’s 1887 Bistro. With menu options like Big Boss Bad Penny Braised Pork Shank, Hatteras Stuffed Flounder, and Banana Pudding, you’ll be primed for this musical celebration of America’s relationship to our land, our resources, and… 

Nov 7, 2016

Pre-performance dinner with The Hot Sardines on Saturday, December 3

In conjunction with a performance by The Hot Sardines, NC State LIVE invites you to join us for a lovely pre-show dinner at 1887 Bistro. 

Aug 22, 2016

New event: dinner at The Capitol Steps performance on Sept 10

In conjunction with performances by The Capitol Steps, NC State LIVE invites you to join us for a lovely dinner at 1887 Bistro.