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NJ MoCA Art Conversations: Sculpture Tour and Michael Malpass Film Screening

Apr 28

NJ MoCA Art Conversations: Sculpture Tour and Michael Malpass Film Screening 

Wilson Auditorium - 7 PM

The world of contemporary visual art is often intimidating, challenging, and seemingly unapproachable. To help break those perceptions and barriers, New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art will present “Art Conversations,” a series of three scholar-led panel talks that will provide context and insight into what defines contemporary art, its transformational trends, and its relevance and impact on society. This event will include a tour of the sculpture on campus including the new J. Seward Johnson pieces and the Michael Malpass Retrospective in Pollak Gallery. There will also be a screening of the new documentary, about Michael Malpass titled "Michael Malpass - A Great Circle" created by Monmouth University Communication Students under the direction of Erin Fleming, Director of Production Services.

Free Event


Intro to Celtic Music Workshop with Switchback

Apr 20

Intro to Celtic Music Workshop with Switchback 

Pollak Theatre - 4:30 PM

Attendees are presented with traditional pieces of Irish music, folklore and dance. Following the historic time-line of Irish emigration to the United States, participants are made aware of the evolution of Irish music, once immigrants reached America. They will listen to the transformation of Irish music into today’s western, jazz and bluegrass. The resurgence of Irish music, dance and culture are also examined. Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack of Switchback have been playing their brand of eclectic Celtic and Americana music at sold-out concert halls, performing arts centers and festivals for over 20 years. Featuring a mix of Irish music and original songs, their concerts have been described as “breathtaking scenery for your ears.” With a mix of mandolin, guitar, and bass their harmonies have won comparisons to the Louvin Brothers, the Everly Brothers and Simon and Garfunkel. Held in conjunction with the concert featuring Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill with Switchback on April 22 at 8 PM in Pollak Theatre

Free Event


GUERRILLA GIRLS ON TOUR: Act Like A Feminist Artist

Mar 9

GUERRILLA GIRLS ON TOUR: Act Like A Feminist Artist 

Pollak Theatre - 1:15 PM

Aphra Behn shares her experiences as a feminist activist and artist for almost 20 years as a member of Guerrilla Girls (1997-2001) and Guerrilla Girl On Tour! (2001 – present). Revealing the inside workings of the grassroots groups, she discusses the successes (protests; fax blitzes; speak-outs and street theatre); the struggles (hate mail; death threats; backlash) and the downright defeats (sabotage; infighting). Act Like a Feminist Artist 
is a 60 to 90 minute interactive talk, audience members will be challenged to rethink the concepts of what it means to be an “activist,” “artist,” and “feminist.” The talk is framed with readings from Aphra’s upcoming memoir, “UN/MASKED, My Secret Identity Revealed” (Skyhorse Publications, October 2016.) A lively Q and A will follow the talk.

Free Event


NJ MoCA Art Conversations: The Intersection of Technology and Contemporary Art

Feb 10

NJ MoCA Art Conversations: The Intersection of Technology and Contemporary Art 

Wilson Auditorium - 7 PM

The world of contemporary visual art is often intimidating, challenging, and seemingly unapproachable. To help break those perceptions and barriers, New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art will present “Art Conversations,” a series of three scholar-led panel talks that will provide context and insight into what defines contemporary art, its transformational trends, and its relevance and impact on society. The highly credentialed and charismatic United Nations journalist Alexandra King will moderate conversations with art critics, collectors, curators, technology producers, and artists. This panel will focus on the influence and incorporation of breaking technologies on contemporary art. Panelists will include Zachary Kaplan, Atif Akin, and Andrew Demirjian

Free Event


NJ MoCA Art Conversations: Secrets of the Contemporary Art World

Nov 12

NJ MoCA Art Conversations: Secrets of the Contemporary Art World 

Wilson Auditorium - 7 PM

The world of contemporary visual art is often intimidating, challenging, and seemingly unapproachable. To help break those perceptions and barriers, New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art will present “Art Conversations,” a series of three scholar-led panel talks that will provide context and insight into what defines contemporary art, its transformational trends, and its relevance and impact on society. The highly credentialed and charismatic United Nations journalist Alexandra King will moderate conversations with art critics, collectors, curators, technology producers, and artists. This panel will focus on Insights into the nuances and impact of contemporary visual art on society and will feature STEPHEN WESTFALL, artist and critic who is a contributing editor to Art in America; ISAAC LYLES owner of the Lyles King Gallery in NYC; and art collector STEVE SHANE.

Free Event


Drum Workshop with Joe Bellia, drummer of The Weeklings

Oct 16

Drum Workshop with Joe Bellia, drummer of The Weeklings 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 12 PM

Joe has worked with Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, The Allman Brothers, Nils Lofgren and more. He will be analyzing the drumming style of Ringo Starr.

Free Event


Sinatra: An American Icon Symposium

May 9

Sinatra: An American Icon Symposium 

Wilson Hall - 12 PM

The Sinatra Family and Frank Sinatra Enterprises are pleased to announce some of the major initiatives confirmed as part of this year’s Sinatra 100 centennial celebration honoring one of the most cherished entertainment legends of all time, Frank Sinatra. An icon who forever epitomizes the American dream, Frank Sinatra continues to have an immeasurable influence on popular culture: music, film, art, theatre, fashion and beyond. Sinatra was a true one-of-a-kind personality whose incredible achievements continue to inspire greatness in others. As part of this celebration, Monmouth University in partnership with the GRAMMY MUSEUM will be hosting a day long Sinatra Centennial symposium. Confirmed Panelists will include Max Weinberg and Southside Johnny. Tickets are no longer on sale online. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door - cash only.


Roger McGuinn Workshop and Guitar Circle

Apr 23

Roger McGuinn Workshop and Guitar Circle 

Wilson Hall - 1 PM

This workshop will include a history of the Byrds' musical revolution as well as highlighting the computer techniques McGuinn uses in recording. Bring your guitar to participate in the Guitar Circle!

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Asbury Park’s West Side Music Legacy Presentation

Feb 11

Asbury Park’s West Side Music Legacy Presentation 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

A multimedia presentation of the music from Asbury Park’s West Side from 1910 to 1970. Includes song clips, videos and fascinating stories that go along with the exhibition, “Asbury Park’s Springwood Avenue Harmony”. The presentation covers Jazz, Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, Doo Wop and Soul music from Asbury’s Springwood Avenue area, from Count Basie to Billy Brown. Presented by music historians Charlie & Pam Horner of Classic Urban Harmony LLC, who also curated the current exhibit.

Free Event


Fall Poetry Festival

Nov 8

Fall Poetry Festival 

Bey Hall - 9 AM

Do you write poetry? Have you considered writing or translating poetry? Do you love language and its ability to engage in meaningful exploration? Monmouth University and the Long Branch Arts Council invite you to a series of workshops in poetry, lyrical essay, and translation of poetry; readings by acclaimed writers; lunch & discussion, and a reading by registered participants.

Free Event


Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!

Feb 8

Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles! 

Wilson Hall - 10 AM

Monmouth University and the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum have partnered to commemorate the tremendous impact that the Fab Four had on American society with a day-long symposium called Ladies and Gentlemen … The Beatles! to be held in the historic Wilson Hall. The symposium will feature a keynote address, three panels and musical performances through the day.

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Argentine Tango Classes (Spring Session I)

Feb 3-Mar 10

Argentine Tango Classes (Spring Session I) 

MAC At Monmouth - 6:45 PM

Please note that the Feb 3 class is cancelled due to snow. A make up date will be scheduled. February 3 - March 10 Monday Evenings Advanced Class: 6:45 pm Beginner Class: 8:00 pm Eyas Lounge in the MAC Please join instructor Lee Sager of Tango Pantera for a six week session of Argentine Tango Classes. No partner or experience necessary.

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Argentine Tango Classes (Session II)

Nov 11-Dec 16

Argentine Tango Classes (Session II) 

MAC At Monmouth - 6:45 PM

Please join instructor Lee Sager of Tango Pantera for a six week session of Argentine Tango Classes. No partner or experience necessary. Monday evenings at 6:45 for advanced and 8:00 for beginners

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Fall Poetry Festival

Nov 2

Fall Poetry Festival 

Bey Hall - 9 AM

Monmouth University and the Long Branch Arts Council will co-sponsor an event with keynote presenters Kim Addonizio and Ron Mitchell.

Free Event


Argentine Tango Classes

Sep 30-Nov 4

Argentine Tango Classes 

MAC At Monmouth - 7:30 PM

Please join instructor Lee Sager of Tango Pantera for a six week session of Argentine Tango Classes. No partner or experience necessary. Monday Evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

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