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Robyn Crawford’s A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston – Book Signing

Join us for a book signing with the author, Robyn Crawford, former member of the women’s basketball team

About A Song For You

Book Cover for A Song For You, by Robyn Crawford

After decades of silence, Robyn Crawford, close friend, collaborator, and confidante of Whitney Houston, shares her story.

Whitney Houston is as big a superstar as the music business has ever known. She exploded on the scene in 1985 with her debut album and spent the next two decades dominating the charts and capturing the hearts of fans around the world. One person was there by her side through it all—her best friend, Robyn Crawford.

Since Whitney’s death in 2012, Robyn has stayed out of the limelight and held the great joys, wild adventures, and hard truths of her life with Whitney close to her heart. Now, for the first time ever, Crawford opens up in her new memoir, A Song for You.

With warmth, candor, and an impressive recall of detail, Robyn describes the two meeting as teenagers in the 1980s, and how their lives and friendship evolved as Whitney recorded her first album and Robyn pursued her promising Division I basketball career. Together during countless sold-out world tours, behind the scenes as hit after hit was recorded, through Whitney’s marriage and the birth of her daughter, the two navigated often challenging families, great loves, and painful losses, always supporting each other with laughter and friendship.

Deeply personal and heartfelt, A Song for You is the vital, honest, and previously untold story that provides an understanding of the complex life of Whitney Houston. Finally, the person who knew her best sets the record straight.

About Robyn Crawford

After a long career in the music industry, Robyn Crawford is now focused on mental and physical wellness and writing. She lives in New Jersey with her wife and children.

Springsteen: His Hometown (Exhibition in Freehold, NJ)

The Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA), located in Freehold, NJ, is proud to announce the opening of “Springsteen: His Hometown”, an historical exhibit that will provide a comprehensive look of how Monmouth County, NJ has been thematically woven into Bruce Springsteen’s music and art throughout his career. “Springsteen: His Hometown” will display over 150 unique items featuring selections from both the Monmouth County Historical Association and The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University.

Exhibition presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association in cooperation with The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University.

Afrofuturist Design: Ancient Dogon To Wakandan Futures

We are extending this invitation for you to join us as we host Afrofuturist Design: Ancient Dogon To Wakandan Futures, beginning in September and ending in November 2019. We hope that you are able to join us.

Opening Reception
Saturday, September 27
6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Black Speculative Arts Movement: Black Brain Belt Symposium
Saturday, November 16
10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Blood Drive

Monmouth University Blood Drive on Monday, February 10, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Edison 201, School of Science

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Annual Student Exhibition

Showing at Rotary Ice House & Dimattio Galleries.

Featuring the select works by Monmouth University students in Photography, Graphic Design, Animation and Studio Art.

Spring Choral Concert: A Night at the Opera

Enjoy an evening of opera favorites by Monmouth University Choirs and soloists, in the magisterial space of Wilson Hall, Monmouth University. Come join us for a celebration of this rich tapestry of great opera choruses and arias.

SOLD OUT – Annual Holiday Concert: Season’s Greetings

Please note that advance tickets to this event are SOLD OUT! A limited amount of STANDING ROOM only tickets will be available the evening of the event by CASH ONLY for $10 each. MU Students can also attend in the STANDING ROOM Section for free with their ID.

A cavalcade of Holiday favorites featuring the Monmouth University Chamber Orchestra, The Jazz Hawks, The Concert Choir, the Chamber Choir, soloists, and a special appearance by the Colts Neck Reformed Church Exultation Ringers, all in the magisterial setting of Wilson Hall.

MU Spring Dance Concert

Feel inspired and touched as artists produce a dance worth trending. Discover many forms of dance in collaboration with Student Scholarship Week. Artists from the spring dance classes and dance teams will present their understanding of the diverse world of dance. Performances will feature the choreographic exploration of the students and the faculty.

Public Forum to Discuss Redistricting Reform for a Fairer New Jersey

Join the League of Women Voters of New Jersey and their Fair Districts NJ coalition partners for a public forum on the legislative redistricting process in New Jersey, gerrymandering, and ideas for reforms.

Speakers include Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, and Yurij Rudensky, redistricting counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available on campus in Lot 13.

Event Hosts

TechLaunch Bullpen #11

You are invited to join us at Monmouth University for TechLaunch Bullpen #11. Three tech startup companies, along with one lucky student tech startup from Monmouth University, will pitch their business plans to a panel of investors and be judged to see who can win TechLaunch Bullpen #11. Come and participate as a member of the audience and see how tech startups defend their concept and earn the interest of angel investors. Audience members will vote to decide the ‘Audience Favorite’ Award!

Schedule

4:30 p.m. Registration/Pizza/Networking
5 p.m. Introductions
5:15 p.m. BullPen Program (4 Investor Pitches)
7 p.m. Winners Announced
7:15 p.m. Networking with Entrepreneurs and Investors

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