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June 2021
The Fine Art of Denim
Jun 17 - Aug 14, 2021
8 AM Pollak Gallery

Gallery Exhibitions

The Fine Art of Denim

Monmouth University’s Center for the Arts is pleased to present The Fine Art of Denim, a juried exhibition of artists who use recycled denim in new and creative ways. The works featured in this exhibit come from artists all over the United States and abroad. Pieces were selected from almost 100 entries by juror Vincent DiMattio, an accomplished artist and Monmouth University Professor in the Department of Art and Design, where he has taught for over 50 years and served as department chair and as gallery director for more than 20 years.

Opening Reception: June 24, 2021 at 7 p.m. via ZOOM.

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August 2021
Virtual Tuesday Night Record Club: James Taylor, Sweet Baby James
Tue Aug 3, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Virtual Tuesday Night Record Club: James Taylor, Sweet Baby James

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 James Taylor, Sweet Baby James.

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September 2021
History of Philadelphia Soul
Sep 9 - 23, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Adult Education Series

History of Philadelphia Soul

This three-session virtual course taught by Kit O’Toole, traces the history of Philadelphia or “Philly” Soul, which greatly impacted not only the sound of 70s soul but the development of disco. Its lush string arrangements, horns, seductive vocals, and varied lyrical content added an element of sophistication to funk and soul, paving the way for disco and the 1990s neo-soul movement.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Sept. 9, Sept. 16 and Sept. 23 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

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Tuesday Night Record Club: Joe Jackson, Look Sharp!
Tue Sep 14, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night Record Club: Joe Jackson, Look Sharp!

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 Joe Jackson, Look Sharp!

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Tuesday Night Book Club: Charles Yu, Interior Chinatown
Tue Sep 21, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Tuesday Night Book Club

Tuesday Night Book Club: Charles Yu, Interior Chinatown

Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack and Michael Thomas, 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 Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown.

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Writing Memoir
Sep 30 - Oct 14, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Adult Education Series

Writing Memoir

This three-session virtual course, taught by Mike Farragher, provides attendees with an introduction to basic modes for telling the stories of their lives. Working in a supportive workshop setting, students will enjoy engaging, wide-ranging discussion about the joys and challenges of bringing their memories to life.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Sept. 30, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

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October 2021
Tuesday Night Record Club: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Live, 1975-85
Tue Oct 5, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night Record Club: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Live, 1975-85

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 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Live, 1975-85

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Tuesday Night Book Club: Liz Moore, Long Bright River
Tue Oct 12, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Tuesday Night Book Club

Tuesday Night Book Club: Liz Moore, Long Bright River

Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack and Michael Thomas, 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 Liz Moore’s Long Bright River.

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Tuesday Night WORLD Record Club: Gilberto Gil’s Quanta Live
Tue Oct 19, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night WORLD Record Club: Gilberto Gil’s Quanta Live

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 featuring Gilberto Gil’s Quanta Live will be hosted by Monmouth University Professor Meghan Hynson and is cosponsored by the Institute for Global Understanding.

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Podcasting for Beginners
Oct 21 - Nov 4, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Adult Education Series

Podcasting for Beginners

In this three-session virtual course taught by Robert Rodriguez, students will learn how to produce a podcast from the planning stage to the final upload. From developing a concept to basic recording technology, post-production and finally launching onto Apple and Spotify the course will provide step-by-step instruction to producing your own podcast! No previous podcasting experience is required.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Oct. 21, Oct. 28, and Nov. 4 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

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November 2021
Tuesday Night Book Club: Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower
Tue Nov 2, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Tuesday Night Book Club

Tuesday Night Book Club: Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower

Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack and Michael Thomas, 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 Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower.

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Self-Publishing, Step-by-Step
Nov 11 - 18, 2021
8 AM Virtual

Adult Education Series

Self-Publishing, Step-by-Step

This two-session virtual course taught by Christy Schmidt, provides participants with a complete roadmap to guide them through the self-publishing process.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Nov. 11 and Nov. 18 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

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Tuesday Night Record Club: Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge over Troubled Water
Tue Nov 16, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night Record Club: Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge over Troubled Water

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 Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge over Troubled Water.

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December 2021
The History of Simon & Garfunkel…Together and Apart
Dec 2 - 16, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Adult Education Series

The History of Simon & Garfunkel…Together and Apart

This three-session virtual course taught by Gary Wenstrup, uses audio and visual content to trace the arc of Simon & Garfunkel’s career.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Dec. 2, Dec. 9, and Dec. 16 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

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Tuesday Night Record Club: Paul McCartney & Wings, Band on the Run
Tue Dec 7, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night Record Club: Paul McCartney & Wings, Band on the Run

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 Paul McCartney & Wings, Band on the Run.

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Tuesday Night Book Club: Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run
Tue Dec 14, 2021
7:30 PM Virtual

Tuesday Night Book Club

Tuesday Night Book Club: Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run

Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack and Michael Thomas, 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 Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run.

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January 2022
Tuesday Night Record Club: Velvet Underground & Nico
Tue Jan 11, 2022
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night Record Club: Velvet Underground & Nico

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 Velvet Underground & Nico.

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Tuesday Night Book Club: Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49
Tue Jan 18, 2022
7:30 PM Virtual

Tuesday Night Book Club

Tuesday Night Book Club: Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49

Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack and Michael Thomas, 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 Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49.

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February 2022
Tuesday Night Record Club: Prince, Sign o’ the Times
Tue Feb 15, 2022
7:30 PM Virtual

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

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

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.

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