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Monmouth University Center for the Arts Studio Sessions – Episode #1: Pat Guadagno and Friends

Virtual

Tickets on sale 1/7/22 at 10 AM. Monmouth University Center for the Arts brings you its first-ever episode of Studio Sessions, recorded live concerts featuring some of your favorite singers, songwriters and musicians from the Jersey Shore and beyond! The first episode features Pat Guadagno & Friends - Dean Friedman, Sloan Wainwright and Joseph Alton Miller. Each artist performs in the round in the intimate setting of the studio at 10PRL in Long Branch.

$20 (livestream access)
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The Music of Stevie Wonder

Virtual

This three-session virtual course taught by Kit O’Toole, traces the artistic development from his earliest days through his 1970s “classic period” and beyond. In addition, the class explores the chief influences on his distinctive style such as Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Tonto’s Exploding Head Band. Finally, Wonder’s vast impact on music will be studied through his influence on other artists.

$50 (for three sessions)

Shoplifters Virtual Panel Discussion

Virtual

Join us for a World Cinema Series zoom discussion illuminating the theme “Living on the Edge: Displacement, Identity, and Resilience” by analyzing the message and impact of the 2018 film, Shoplifters. Shoplifters is a 2018 Japanese drama film directed, written and edited by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky and Sakura Ando, it is about a family that relies on shoplifting to cope with a life of poverty.

Free and open to the public, but registration is required.
Recurring

The Music of Stevie Wonder

Virtual

This three-session virtual course taught by Kit O’Toole, traces the artistic development from his earliest days through his 1970s “classic period” and beyond. In addition, the class explores the chief influences on his distinctive style such as Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Tonto’s Exploding Head Band. Finally, Wonder’s vast impact on music will be studied through his influence on other artists.

$50 (for three sessions)
Recurring

Monmouth University Center for the Arts Studio Sessions – Episode #1: Pat Guadagno and Friends

Virtual

Tickets on sale 1/7/22 at 10 AM. Monmouth University Center for the Arts brings you its first-ever episode of Studio Sessions, recorded live concerts featuring some of your favorite singers, songwriters and musicians from the Jersey Shore and beyond! The first episode features Pat Guadagno & Friends - Dean Friedman, Sloan Wainwright and Joseph Alton Miller. Each artist performs in the round in the intimate setting of the studio at 10PRL in Long Branch.

$20 (livestream access)

Tuesday Night Record Club: Prince, Sign o’ the Times

Virtual

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 Prince's Sign o’ the Times.

Free and open to the public

Tuesday Night Book Club: Toni Morrison, Beloved

Virtual

Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack, each month we’ll explore a different novel. All you have to do is Zoom in and join the discussion! This month’s novel is Toni Morrison's Beloved.

Free and open to the public

Anna Qu

Virtual

Join us for a zoom reading and Q&A with author Anna Qu. Anna is the author of the memoir Made in China (Catapult 2021). Her work has appeared in Poets & Writers, Lithub, Threepenny Review, Lumina, Kartika, Kweli, Vol.1, Brooklyn, and Jezebel, among others. Anna serves as the Nonfiction Editor at Kweli Journal.

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

For Sama Virtual Discussion

Virtual

Join us for a World Cinema Series zoom discussion illuminating the theme “Living on the Edge: Displacement, Identity, and Resilience” by analyzing the message and impact of the For Sama (Syria, 2019).
FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her.

Free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Writing Memoir (Advanced)

Virtual

This three-session virtual course taught by Mike Farragher (88) builds on the wildly popular Intro to Memoir Writing workshops with an emphasis on character development, dialogue, and scene setting that will make any story a page turner. Practical lessons are interspersed with writing prompts to get the creativity going during this 3 week course. No prior writing experience needed and all levels welcome!

$50 (for three sessions)