(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- Author and historian Richard Striner will sign his book “Summoned to Glory: The Audacious Life of Abraham Lincoln,” Wednesday, July 28 at 10:30am at the Carriage House Museum Shop at the Emlen Physick Estate. The event is sponsored by the Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) Lessons of History Team.
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center, presents Summer Solos readings on Wednesdays from July 7 through 28 at 6:30pm at the Visual Arts Center of NJ at 68 Elm Street in Summit. The series, previously named MonologuesatMONDO, will return to in-person performances on the lawn of the Arts Center.
(OCEAN GROVE, NJ) -- The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA) will conclude its popular Summer Stars classical series with “A Grand Orchestra Finale! on Thursday, July 29 at 7:30pm at the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, NJ. The program will include works by Beethoven, Handel and Mendelssohn, performed by Gordon Turk (organist) and the MidAtlantic Symphony conducted by Jason Tramm, with guest soloists Michelle Johnson (soprano) and Byung-Kook Kwak (violin).
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) and Princeton Shopping Center invite the community to a Mural Dedication Concert on Thursday, July 29 at 6:00pm in celebration of the recently completed artwork in the Princeton Shopping Center courtyard. Leadership from the Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center owner, EDENS, are expected to speak, in addition to Princeton Mayor Mark Freda.
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Horizon Foundation Sounds of The City presents Syleena Johnson on Thursday, July 29, 2020 at 6:00pm at NJPAC's Chambers Plaza. Come for a free outdoor concert with this soul and R&B songstress. Her sultry voice shines on every song—whether it’s a heartfelt confessional or an empowering battle cry. A thrillingly emotional songwriter with nine acclaimed studio records, “Syleena squeezes more heart out of a single verse than many can out of an entire album” (SoulTracks).
(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents comedian Anthony Rodia on Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31, 2021 with shows both nights at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Rodia is the “King of Off the Boat Comedy,” a first-generation Italian-American comedian born and raised in Westchester, New York. In addition to selling out comedy clubs across the country, his online videos have garnered 35 million views and rising.
(WAYNE, NJ) -- Aspire Performing Arts Company (PAC) presents Les Misérables School Edition in a beautiful, outdoor staged concert at the Dey Mansion in Wayne. Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical—a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo's novel and featuring one of the most memorable scores of all time. Performances run July 29 to 31.
(GOSHEN, CT) -- The 33rd Falcon Ridge Folk Festival will make its annual flight, albeit somewhat differently this year; in a new location, one day only, with full pandemic precautions & both in-person and live-stream options on Saturday, July 31 at the Goshen Fair Grounds in Goshen, CT. Marking its usual calendar spot and Brigadoon-like appearance, the fest will be shorter & sweeter yet still brimming with love, talent, community spirit, and of course, still accessible and ASL-interpreted.
(UNION CITY, NJ) -- The Park Theatre will open its doors again for a free concert on Saturday, July 31. “A Good Day – A Concert of Musical Theatre Songs by Eric B. Sirota” includes an open house, a re-opened Gallery at the Park, and a peek inside of the refurbishment project in process. The theatre and art gallery will open at 1:00pm, and the concert will begin at 2:00pm. Applicable NJ State COVID-related protocols will be followed and posted.
(HILLSIDE, NJ) -- Singer-songwriter Judith Hill won a Grammy as a backup singer, but she will showcase her individual artistry when she performs in Kean Stage’s summer concert series on the Lawn at Enlow Hall on July 31.