An Evening with Billy Strayhorn: An Intimate Puppet Show


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Thursday, February 28, 2019
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-02-28 19:00:00 2019-02-28 19:00:00 Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library


Event Description

Acclaimed puppeteer Jeghetto (Tarish Pipkins) has created a one-of-a-kind performance based on the music of Billy Strayhorn, renowned composer and lyricist who had roots in Hillsborough, NC. The performance, which will incorporate visuals designed for the intimate, high-tech space, will be followed by a discussion with the artist.This project was funded in part by NC State LIVE’s Mini-Grant Program and is co-presented by NC State Live, NC State Libraries and Arts Studies, part of Interdisciplinary Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration requested. Please reserve your seats here.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola

Admission Information

Free and open to the public. However, registration is required from the link on the event description.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.