Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Examining Democracy in America Comes to Monmouth Museum
(LINCROFT, NJ) -- The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS), in cooperation with New Jersey Council for the Humanities, presents “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America.” The exhibition examines the nearly 250-year-old American experiment of a government “of, by and for the people,” and how each generation since continues to question how to form “a more perfect union.” An Opening Reception will be held at the Monmouth Museum on the campus of Brookdale Community College on August 20 from 5:00-7:00pm. “Voices and Votes” will be on view through October 2, 2022.
Ocean County Library Toms River Branch presents Scott Molnar's "Pastel Interpretations"
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Enjoy pastel landscapes of local sites that you might already know. New Jersey artist Scott Molnar’s exhibit, “Pastel Interpretations of Ocean County,” will be on display throughout the month of September at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch. Molnar’s pastels, enhanced by watercolor underpainting, will occupy the Library’s McConnell Gallery. He says his formal training has all been through classes and workshops in the Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin, where he is a member.
Newark to Play Host to Streetball Legends on Saturday
(NEWARK, NJ) /Black PR Wire -- On August 20, 2022, the streets of downtown Newark will be alive with the sights, sounds, and innovative style of basketball that made athletes such as "Main Event," "Hot Sauce," "The Professor," and other streetball players on basketball courts around the globe iconic legends. The Newark Streetball Festival will be held at 920 Broad St, in front of City Hall, from 11:00am until 6:00pm. Activities are free to the public, but registration is required. Attendees can register at www.btsba.com and in person. The event will bring basketball enthusiasts and families together to enjoy a one-of-a-kind festival!
First Public Reading of "Free Palestine" by Gary Morgenstein to take place in Bradley Beach
(BRADLEY BEACH, NJ) -- The first public reading of award-winning playwright Gary Morgenstein’s explosive new play Free Palestine - a probe into issues torn from the front-pages of newspapers: academic freedom, political correctness, free speech, and the perils of parenting, all triggered by the firing of a Jewish teacher of Israeli-Palestinian studies for not being “balanced enough”—will premiere at Congregation Agudath Achim, 301 McCabe Avenue in Bradley Beach, on Sunday, September 4 at 7:00pm.
Music and BBQ with Supernova at Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse on Sunday
(MILFORD, NJ) -- There will be Music and BBQ at Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse on Sunday, August 21, 2022 with Supernova from 4:00pm-6:30pm on Sunday, July 31. Food service is from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Supernova plays classic and modern jazz with a jam vibe, what they call Festival Jazz.
Philadelphia Theatre Company welcomes Taibi Magar and Tyler Dobrowsky as Co-Artistic Directors
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) -- After a nation-wide search, the Board of Directors of Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) has found its new artistic leadership: the company welcomes the nationally acclaimed husband-and-wife team of Taibi Magar and Tyler Dobrowsky as PTC’s new co-Artistic Directors.
Adrian Cunningham Trio to Perform Show Tunes and Spirituals at August 28th Madison Concert
(MADISON, NJ) -- When DownBeat’s Bobby Reed reviewed multi-reedist Adrian Cunningham’s 2019 Arbors Records album, Adrian Cunningham & His Friends Play Lerner & Loewe, he praised Cunningham’s “skills on saxophone, clarinet, and flute,” adding that he “seeks to bend, dissect, and reconstruct show tunes in a new way with fresh ideas and unexpected tempos.”
Outpost in the Burbs presents Beth Orton
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Outpost in the Burbs presents Beth Orton on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 8:00pm. Orton has long been regarded as possessing one of the most unique and expressive voices in music – a voice that has grown evermore rich and wise over time. Her 1996 debut, Trailer Park, pioneered a synthesis of electronic and acoustic sounds, while its 1999 follow-up, Central Reservation, garnered international success. Further albums like the Jim O’Rourke-produced Comfort of Strangers and 2016’s largely electronic Kidsticks deepened the breadth of her craft.
Auntie Anne's and Evil Genius Beer Company release a limited edition Oktoberfest Lager
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) -- Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, and Philadelphia-based Evil Genius Beer Company have teamed up to create a special Oktoberfest-style lager that will be released just in time for the classic beer-centric celebration.