|Dreamcatcher Offers Online "Meet the Artist" New Play Readings as part of Stages Festival in May|
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre will present its annual Meet the Artist new play reading series on Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26. All readings will take place on Zoom at 7:00pm, and require advance registration. The new play reading series is a chance for the audience to participate in the development of new works, both to hear the plays read by professional actors and also to discuss the projects with the playwright, director and actors afterward. There will be an opportunity for the audience to provide feedback to the team after every performance.
|Check Your Head Podcast Partners With Sweet Relief Musicians Fund|
CHECK YOUR HEAD Podcast, where notable musicians and experts share their personal stories and real-world solutions for mental health, has an announced a new partnership with Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping those in the music industry.
|Michael McDonald Presents Home Alone 3: "Yo Momma Be There" Virtual Event On May 7|
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Michael McDonald Presents Home Alone 3: Yo Momma Be There- Virtual Event on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 9:00pm. Make Mother’s Day weekend extra special when you invite Michael McDonald into your living room! You know and love the unofficial captain of Yacht Rock for his contributions to the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, including his hits “What a Fool Believes,” “Minute by Minute” and “Takin’ It to the Streets.”
|Montclair Film Hosts Virtual 10th Anniversary Fundraiser With Evelyn and Stephen Colbert On May 7th|
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- On Friday, May 7, 2021 at 7:00pm, Montclair Film hosts Evelyn and Stephen Colbert in a fun, virtual conversation to reflect upon 10 years of film and storytelling. The event is Montclair Film's 10th Anniversary Fundraiser and will include special news about the organization's future from Tom Hall, Executive Director of Montclair Film.
|RVCC Presents Second Part of Virtual Student Art Exhibition|
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Arts & Design Department presents Part 2 of the annual RVCC Virtual Student Art Exhibition. The exhibition may be viewed online.
|Visual Arts Center of NJ Receives Grant from New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund|
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) has been awarded a $28,125 grant from the Princeton Area Community Foundation’s New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund (NJACRF). The NJACRF was established to ensure the survival and strength of New Jersey’s arts and culture non-profit sector during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The NJACRF awarded $2.6 million to non-profits during the first phase of the grant program and VACNJ was one of 100 New Jersey-based non-profits awarded grants at that time.
|Khalid Anjum Appointed to the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority|
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Khalid Anjum, Department Head of Business Innovations, Education & Opportunity at Middlesex County, has been appointed to the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority (TTFA) by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin.
|A Look at Brook Arts Center Events In May 2021|
(BOUND BROOK, NJ) -- The 2021 season of the Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook, NJ got off to a spectacular start in April and they have a full lineup of shows throughout May. The lineup includes great tribute bands, comedians, magicians, plays, and dance. All seating is socially distanced and CDC safeguards followed.
|Brookdale Community College Brings Software Development Bootcamps to New Jersey|
(LINCROFT, NJ) -- Software development claims its title as one of the most in-demand industries in 2021 and is projected to be the fastest growing occupation in this decade. The Office of Continuing and Professional Studies at Brookdale Community College will offer part-time coding bootcamps to train the adult learner with the skills needed to enter the field of technology.
|Ocean County Library Presents Young Adult Author Laura Sebastian On May 13|
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The Ocean County Library invites fans of the best-selling “Ash Princess” series to join a virtual chat with its creator, Laura Sebastian on Thursday, May 13 at 6:00pm. The program is part of the Library’s ongoing “Dive into YA: It’s Not Just for Teens” series, which aims to show how real issues, vivid writing, diverse characters and imaginative concepts propel Young Adult literature beyond traditional age categories.