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Visiting Writer Kevin Young to read on April 2

The Monmouth University Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome Kevin Young —acclaimed poet and editor. Young will be reading excerpts from his work and signing of his latest work, Go, on, Tuesday, April 2 at 4:30 pm in Wilson Auditorium. All readings for the Visiting Writers Series are free and open to the […]

Monmouth Students Visit Dr. Oz Show

Almost 50 students from Monmouth University’s undergraduate and graduate programs visited New York City on Monday, March 11 for a studio taping of The Dr. Oz Show. The students whose majors included Health Studies, Nursing and Communications, among others, were able to see television professionals work behind the scenes and participated in a post-show meet […]

#METOO Themed PostSecret Live Event with Frank Warren on March 26

The Monmouth University Center for the Arts is pleased to host the first ever #MeToo themed PostSecret Live event with Frank Warren on Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 pm in Pollak Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. Frank Warren is the most trusted stranger in America. He is the creator of […]

Steel Magnolias Steals the Show at Monmouth

Highlighting the interconnected lives of southern women as ‘as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel,’ the University’s Department of Music and Theatre proudly presents Robert Harling’s touching 1987 dramatic comedy, Steel Magnolias, directed by Dr. John Burke. Using the intimate Lauren K. Woods Theatre as its setting, this production of Steel Magnolias is […]

The paintings of Hopper inspire the artistry of Bridgman Packer Dance

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for an April 6, 2019 appearance by the Bridgman/Packer Dance troupe, in a presentation of “Voyeur” (recipient of the 2017 Bessie Award) and other works from their repertoire. Scheduled for 8 pm inside the Pollak Theatre, the one-night engagement […]

Songwriters by the Sea returns to Monmouth U. on March 30

Monmouth University’s Department of Music and Theatre is pleased to announce the return of distinguished New Jersey Songwriters Joe Rapolla and Joe D’Urso for the Songwriters by the Sea series, Saturday, March 30 at 8 pm at the Lauren K. Woods Theatre. The duo will be joined by singer-songwriters Eryn and Jeffrey Gaines. A special […]

Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies

As the first installation of the Monmouth University Center for the Arts film series titled Great Art on Screen,  the University presented Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies, a stunning 2017 documentary directed by Giovanni Piscaglia.

Poet, Essayist and Cultural Critic Hanif Abdurraqib

His latest book, “Go Ahead in the Rain,” is devoted to one group he’s been enamored with for much of his life: A Tribe Called Quest, the groundbreaking 1990s hip-hop act that mixed jazz with socially conscious lyrics. Abdurraqib will read passages from it — and his upcoming works — when he takes his nationwide […]

The Met’s 2019–20 Live in HD season kicks off on October 12 with Franco Zeffirelli’s celebrated production of Turandot led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 14th season on October 12, with the Met’s production of Puccini’s Turandot, starring Christine Goerke in the title role, led by the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The 2019–20 Live in HD season features ten […]

James Dalton’s Show of Shows

It’s a clear sign Monmouth University recognizes the talent in the local music scene and wants to shine a spotlight on it.  To do so, they’ve entrusted James Dalton to gather a group of musicians for Songs & Stories Featuring James Dalton & Friends.  The show takes place on Friday, March 29th at 8:00pm with […]