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WOMEN’S HISTORY: PASSION AND POWER – works by Julie Dzikiewicz

Pollak Gallery

Women's History: Passion and Power features the work of Julie Dzikiewicz a Virginia-based artist. Dzikiewicz works in ancient encaustic technique using melted wax as paint. The wax is layered and re-fired to create luminous, stained-glass effects and three-dimensional texture. She also incorporates lights and other media to develop depth and richness. Dzikiewicz’s choice of subject is unflinching, using large powerful images to depict her subjects which include themes of violence, racism, and misogyny. “My studio is on the site of the Occoquan prison, which once held and imprisoned Suffragists who picketed the White House. Inspired by this history, this series of work tells the stories of the Suffragists and modern women who work to advance Women’s Rights.”

Free and open to the public.

Miriam Beerman: 1923–2022 NOTHING HAS CHANGED

DiMattio Gallery at Rechnitz Hall

This exhibition shines a spotlight on the late Miriam Beerman, a New Jersey artist whose works are included in the permanent collections of over 60 museums worldwide and a female pioneer in the 20th-century art world. Beerman (1923–2022) was one of the 20th-century’s most provocative artists, whose humanist expressionist works highlight her talent as a colorist. A pioneer as one of the first female artists to be given a solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Beerman is part of a canon of 20th-century women artists who were nearly lost to obscurity due to their gender in a male-dominated art world. Influenced by the social injustice seen around her, Beerman shines a spotlight on the horror and pathos of man’s inhumanity to man. The themes prove to be timeless, resonating today as much as when they were created in the 20th century. Her life and art were explored in the 2015 documentary Miriam Beerman: Expressing the Chaos.

Free and open to the public.
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Open Heart : M O V E M E N T Experience

10 PRL 515 Bath Avenue, Long Branch, NJ

Come join us in the Open Heart : M O V E M E N T experience! The session will begin with a guided meditation emerging in a sound bath of relaxation. Flowing into freely guided movement experiences, together we will integrate music and dance to collectively express. No experience necessary.

$20 per class

Age-Friendly Principles of Older Adult Care: The 4Ms

Live Over Zoom

Hosted by: The Center for Professional Development in Nursing and Health Fee: $20 MU Alumni and Preceptors $15, MU Students may register free of charge. 1.5 Nursing Continuing Professional Development […]

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Roots of Rock ’n’ Roll, Part I

Virtual

This three-session virtual course taught by Kit O'Toole - the first of a two-part course - explores how gospel, blues, and jazz contributed to the development of the music of Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, Little Richard, and much more. How gospel, blues and jazz impacted instrumentation, vocal style, and composition will also be studied. In addition to multimedia presentations, class discussion and activities will enable attendees to identify the essential elements of rock. 

$50 (for three sessions)

Roger McGuinn

Pollak Theatre

As a co-founder of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable industry icon. From his signature 12-string Rickenbacker sound, to his instantly recognizable vocals on hits like Turn, Turn, Turn, Eight Miles High and Mr. Tambourine Man, Roger McGuinn didn’t just make music; he made history.

$48-$60

Fall Harvest

Von Thun’s Country Farm Market 505 Ridge Rd., Dayton, New Jersey

Tickets include the following activities: Unlimited Hayrides, 6+ acre Corn Maze, Singing Chicken Show, Farm Animals, Giant Pumpkin Checkers, Rubber Duck Races, Kiddie Coral, Pedal Karts, Straw Jump, Horseshoes, John […]

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The Red Bank: Rum Runner – Immersive Digital Storytelling

Various Campus Locations

Award Winning local Red Bank filmmaker and Monmouth Alum will present a talk and creative workshop at Monmouth University’s ArtNOW visiting artists series. Anthony Jude Setaro and cousin Douglas Booton will discuss their creative process in-depth as they dive deeper into the local history of their family emigrating from Italy. The Setaro family left Sassano, Italy, their home for the last 400 years, in 1888, searching for a better life in America. With maps and trade routes drawn out by their father, Don Vito Setaro, his sons split the family apart to create shipping routes to establish their wine business on the shores of New Jersey, establishing an Italian community and then bootlegging in the Red Bank area.  

Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Pollak Theatre/Virtual 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss. This event will feature Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly.

Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.