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CANCELLED: The Miles Davis Experience: 1949 - 1959

Nov 12

CANCELLED: The Miles Davis Experience: 1949 - 1959 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

The Miles Davis Experience: 1949-1959;recaptures the sound, and the historical and cultural context of this critical period of American history through the lense of jazz music and its most iconic innovator, Miles Davis


Michael Waters

Nov 8

Michael Waters 

Wilson Auditorium - 4:30 PM

Michael Waters’ ten books of poetry include Gospel Night (2011); Darling Vulgarity (2006—finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize); Parthenopi: New and Selected Poems (2001—finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize)—these titles from BOA Editions—Bountiful (1992); The Burden Lifters (1989); and Anniversary of the Air (1985)—these titles from Carnegie Mellon UP. In 2011, Shoestring Press (UK) published Selected Poems.

Free Event


BENTON-C BAINBRIDGE AND BROOKE BROUSSAR

Nov 7

BENTON-C BAINBRIDGE AND BROOKE BROUSSAR 

Hawk TV Studios - 4:30 PM

Dancer/choreographer Brooke Broussard and video artist Benton-C Bainbridge will present a lecture demonstration with a live dancing element.

Free Event


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Nov 6

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Since their arrival on the music scene in 1993 in a legendary residency at Los Angeles’ Brown Derby nightclub, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s irresistible live show and aggressive, musically perceptive approach has proven them over time to be the singular standout among the numerous bands that launched the Nineties swing revival.


Civil War Voices

Oct 30

Civil War Voices 

Pollak Theatre - 3 PM

Civil War Voices tells the compelling and passionate true stories of five individuals who lived through the conflict; using the actual words the characters left behind in diaries, letters, and other writings.


Puzzle Project

Oct 25-Nov 23

Puzzle Project 

Pollak Gallery - 12 AM

We invite you to be part of the Monmouth University Puzzle Project, a collaborative group art exhibition. Participants purchase a 24" x 24" universal puzzle piece and then turn it into a unique work of art.

Free Event


One Diva, One Legend, One Woman

Oct 22

One Diva, One Legend, One Woman 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Jody Joseph transforms herself physically and vocally in this live nostalgic show as the mystical, ethereal Stevie Nicks and the rebellious hard rocker Janis Joplin.


Henry and Mudge

Oct 18

Henry and Mudge 

Pollak Theatre - 10:30 AM

Moving from the city to a new house in the country can be tough. Just ask Henry, who can't find a playmate in his new neighborhood! Luckily, he's got Mudge, a great big, 182-pound canine buddy, with whom he can share all kinds of adventures!


Indigo Girls

Oct 14

Indigo Girls 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

For more than two decades, Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have presented some of their best music in front of cheering crowds – sometimes in the cramped confines of a small club, sometimes in a vast arena packed with thousands.


19th Century Maritime Art

Oct 13-23

19th Century Maritime Art 

Pollak Gallery - 9 AM

45 exquisite paintings by famed 19th century marine artists such as James Butterworth, Antonio Jacobsen, James Bard, Francis Silva, E.T. Baker, William Yorke, and others.

Free Event


Nick Flynn

Oct 6

Nick Flynn 

Wilson Auditorium - 4:30 PM

Nick Flynn is the author of two memoirs, The Ticking is the Bomb: A Memoir of Bewilderment (Norton, 2010) and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City (Norton, 2004), which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir and has been translated into 13 languages.

Free Event


Taylor 2 Dance

Sep 24

Taylor 2 Dance 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

A defining figure in American Dance, Paul Taylor formed Taylor 2, a company of six dancers who bring the choreographer's masterworks to venues around the world.


Shara McCallum

Sep 15

Shara McCallum 

Wilson Auditorium - 4:30 PM

Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Shara McCallum is the author of three collections of poetry, This Strange Land(Alice James Books, April 2011), Song of Thieves (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003), and The Water Between Us (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999).

Free Event


TRUST: Second Acts In Young Lives

Sep 12

TRUST: Second Acts In Young Lives 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

TRUST tells the story of eighteen-year-old Marlin, a struggling Honduran immigrant to the United States who has lived through some of the harshest cruelties imaginable.

Free Event


Languor Temperance Repose

Sep 6-Oct 14

Languor Temperance Repose 

Rotary Ice House Gallery - 7 PM

An invitational photography exhibition featuring the work of eleven artists from across the United States.

Free Event