Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Past Event

Performing Arts Series

Virtual Living Room Concert Series – Stay Safe, Stay at Home – Volume 2

Monmouth University Center for the Arts is proud to present the second installment of our Virtual Living Room Concert Series – Stay Safe, Stay at Home featuring some of your favorite singers, songwriters and musicians from the Jersey Shore and beyond! The concert will premiere on the Center for the Arts YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/ig8kCI861q4 on June 12, 2020 at 8 PM with a live chat from some of the artists and will be available to stream on the channel anytime afterward.

This living room concert features: Roger McGuinn, Remember Jones, Zack Sandler, Richie Furay, Joel Krauss, Ross Owen, David DeRosa, Mary McCrink, Pam McCoy, Andy McDonough, Tommy LaBella and Amy Phillips.

The concert is directed by Monmouth University Alumnus Tom Parr ’85  and sponsored in part by Riptide records.

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Jun12, 2020

8:00 PM

Free and open to the public

Related Events

Adult Education Series: Writing Memoir

Sep 10 Sep 24 2020

7:30 PM

Adult Education Series

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Adult Education Series: Writing Memoir

This three-session virtual course 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. Instructor: Mike Farragher, Monmouth University alumnus and author of numerous works of fiction and memoir.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Sept. 10, Sept. 17 & Sept. 24 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

Past Event

Salt of the Earth – Virtual Panel Discussion

Sep 24 2020

7:30 PM

World Cinema Series

Salt of the Earth – Virtual Panel Discussion

Join us for a zoom discussion of the film Salt of the Earth (2014), a riveting documentary about the Brazilian social photographer Sebastiao Salgado and his mission to document the destructive impact of unfettered industrial exploitation of natural resources and human relations from the late 1960s on, and his own recent efforts to regenerate the rain forest in his native land. The film is available for streaming on a number of platforms including Amazon Prime and YouTube (for rent or purchase). When you register you will be provided the meeting link to join the conversation.

Past Event

VIRTUAL TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Bruce Springsteen: The River

Sep 29

7:30 PM

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

VIRTUAL TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Bruce Springsteen: The River

We have decided to continue with Record Club in virtual format using the ZOOM app. When you register you will be provided the meeting link to join the conversation. 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: The River.

Free/Register

Adult Education Series: Understanding Popular Music

Oct 1 Oct 15

7:30 PM

Adult Education Series

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Adult Education Series: Understanding Popular Music

This three-session virtual course provides attendees with a multimedia introduction to popular music’s history and various forms. Students will enjoy engaging, wide-ranging discussion about the soundtrack of our lives and its past, present, and future. Instructor: Ken Womack, Monmouth University Professor of English and Popular Music, as well as the author of numerous books about the Beatles.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Oct. 1, Oct. 8 & Oct. 15 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

Buy Tickets

ELECTO ELECTRO 2020 – Interactive Workshop and Artist Talk

Oct 7

4 PM
Virtual

ArtNow: Performance, Art, and Technology

ELECTO ELECTRO 2020 – Interactive Workshop and Artist Talk

Electo Electro 2020 is an interactive installation combining audience participation, music, news footage, and politics. It consists of Diebold Accuvote voting booths, iMacs, iPads, and small speakers. A custom Max MSP Jitter patch makes it possible for participants to remix videos from political rallies, debates, and news in a structured sixteen beat loop. The video clips sample parts of words in order to build percussion tracks, resulting in a breakdown of language. The touchscreen design is a parody of the touchscreen system employed by the Diebold Accuvote, a voting system that is difficult to audit and susceptible to hacking. The parody continues into the format of the installation itself which will resemble a polling station. The interactive graphic user interface is also a reference to musical devices such as the Roland TR 808 and other drum-machines and electronic musical instruments.  All interaction and events will occur virtually. 

Free Event

Let’s Keep In Touch!