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Concerts in the Park: CounterfeitersWednesday, July 26 at 7:30PM

South Orange Summer Nights 2017 #SOSummerNights Art in the Park, Summer Concerts and Moonlit Movies are Wednesday night programs collectively known as South Orange Summer Nig...
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Concerts in the Park: Rock the HillWednesday, August 2 at 7:30PM

South Orange Summer Nights 2017 #SOSummerNights Featuring Shakey Ground and The Baby Please Art in the Park, Summer Concerts and Moonlit Movies are Wednesday night programs...
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This Thing of Ours, Celebrity ConcertSaturday, August 19 at 6:30PM

Not 4 Nothin Music presents "This Thing Of Ours, Celebrity Concert." Come join us August 19 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center to see live performances from Phresher, Love...
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Gallery Exhibition: INSPIRED MINDSOn display through August 2017 

INSPIRED MINDS: Young Artist Exhibition  A Juried Exhibit of Art by Essex County High School Students  FREE OPENING RECEPTION on THU, MAY 18 from 7-9PM  INSPIRED MINDS: Y...
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Tom Rush and Livingston TaylorSaturday, September 16 at 8PM

Tom Rush and Livingston Taylor, two Folk legends that made musical history through the decades, come to the SOPAC stage in a double bill celebrating the uplifting music that gives ...
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Matthew SweetSunday, September 24 at 7:30PM

Matthew Sweet emerged in 1991 as the leading figure of the American Power Pop revival. Like his British counterparts Teenage Fanclub, Sweet adhered to traditional songcraft, yet s...
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La Cinémathèque Film Club: Women Film Directors Sundays at 2PM

Explore the origins of modern film, discover influential filmmakers, and discuss the styles and philosophical messages of the films when you become a Film Club Member. La Cinémat...
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The WailersThursday, October 12 at 7:30PM

Bob Marley and The Wailers burst on the scene with the smash Reggae hit “One Love” in 1977. The album Exodus delivered a treasure trove of hits, including "Exodus," "Jamming," ...
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The Hot SardinesFriday, October 13 at 8PM

The Hot Sardines breathe new life into music first made famous decades ago with brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies and vocals from a chanteuse who will transport y...
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Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand BatonSaturday, October 14 at 8PM

The music of Lisa Fischer is an organic gumbo of Progressive Rock and Psychedelic Soul joined with the rhythms of Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean plus a little classical...
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Colin HayThursday, October 19 at 7:30PM

As the singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of Australia’s Men at Work, Colin Hay was responsible for penning several of the quirkiest Pop hits of the early 80s such as "(Th...
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U.S. Poet Laureate Billy CollinsFriday, October 20 at 8PM

Billy Collins is an American phenomenon. No poet since Robert Frost has managed to combine high critical acclaim with such broad popular appeal. His work has appeared in a variety ...
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Sleeping BeautySaturday, October 21 at 2PM

The tale of a beautiful princess, an enchantment and a handsome prince comes to life on stage in this production of Sleeping Beauty. King Humphrey and Queen Bea are so delighted at...
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Gary GulmanSaturday, October 21 at 8PM

"Gary Gulman will be the next giant ex-Bostonian comic to break huge, CK, Burr, Gulman: You heard it here first!" -Village Voice (more…)...
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The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook performed by Aztec Two-StepFriday, October 27 at 8PM

Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman have spent a lifetime of making music together as the Folk-Rock duo, Aztec Two-Step. After taking their name from a poem by beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghe...
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2017 SOPAC Gala featuring Vince Giordano & The NighthawksSaturday, October 28 at 6PM

FEATURING Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks’ brand of Jazz-age Swing will lift you out of your seat with an electrifying performance like no other. Grammy Award winner, New Y...
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An Evening with Laura BenantiFriday, November 3 at 8PM

One of Broadways most acclaimed leading ladies, Tony Award-winner and five-time Tony Award-nominee, Laura Benanti, recently completed her 2016 Tony-nominated role as Amalia Balash...
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Styletainment the Show (A Cancer Survivor Story)Sunday, November 5 at 5PM

Styletainment The Show is a theatrical production that fuses the arts of Style and Entertainment from a unique point of view. It is a narration in movement, telling the powerful st...
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The Willie Nile Band with very special guest James MaddockFriday, November 10 at 8PM

Willie Nile has toured across the U.S. with The Who and has sung with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. As the induction program from the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame says: "H...
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Melba MooreSaturday, November 11 at 8PM

As a four-time Grammy Award nominee, and a Tony Award winner, Melba Moore’s career has brought her accolades from every corner. Raised in Newark, New Jersey she starred in Hair o...
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JD SoutherSunday, November 12 at 7:30PM

John David “JD” Souther was born into a musical family, so it’s no surprise he followed in his father’s footsteps. Inspired by the artists his father worked with like The M...
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Tommy Emmanuel & David Grisman “C.G.P. & Dawg Tour”Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30PM

Together, Tommy Emmanuel & David Grisman will astound audiences with their effortless compositions and improvisational skills. Throughout each concert on this special tour, th...
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Snow White and the Seven DwarfsSaturday, November 18 at 2PM

The familiar tale of Snow White is given a new twist with actors AND puppets portraying the characters. Snow White’s stepmother becomes jealous of the young girl and schemes to r...
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Garrison Keillor with Robin & Linda WilliamsTuesday, November 28 at 7:30PM

Three old friends from the earliest days of the live weekly radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, join for two hours of harmony and humor, and speaking on the beauty of being 75. ...
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The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th Anniversary presented by Classic Albums LiveFriday, December 1 at 8PM

“Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is the most important Rock & Roll album ever made, an unsurpassed adventure in concept, sound, songwriting, cover art and studio techno...
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Sweet Honey In The Rock: Celebrating the HolydaysSaturday, December 2 at 8PM

Grammy Award-winning (and many times nominated), globally renowned a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock continues to cultivate, evolve and add memorable moments to their ind...
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American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker – A Tradition Since 1964Friday, December 8 at 7PM, Saturday, December 9 at 2PM & 7PM

American Repertory Ballet brings the beloved classic Nutcracker to the stage with Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, stunning new sets (new first act scenery!), thrilling choreog...
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DarlingsideSunday, December 17 at 7:30PM

Sometimes you hear a song for the first time and it just sends shivers up your spine. I had that reaction when I heard Darlingside’s “The God of Loss.” Darlingside is four ac...
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Afro-Cuban All StarsWednesday, January 10 at 7:30PM

Share your email address with us if you would like to receive a reminder about this show after it has gone on-sale to the public. The Afro-Cuban All Stars are a revolving door of ...
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Mark Nizer 4D…The only live 3D show in the world!Saturday, January 13 at 2PM

The phrase "Nothing Less Than Brilliant" (Performance Magazine) has been used to describe the outrageous comedic antics and expertly crafted juggling feats of Mark Nizer. Whether ...
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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid TalesSaturday, February 10 at 2PM

A hilarious refresher on classic fairy tale characters who keep dropping in and out of each other’s stories! Cinderella rebuffs Rumpelstiltskin, Goldilocks meets the Three Elepha...
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Goodnight Moon and The Runaway BunnySaturday, March 24 at 2PM

Goodnight Moon is a celebration of familiar nighttime rituals. Before his bedtime, the rabbit goes around the room and notices items within eye sight and says goodnight to all of t...
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Treasure IslandSaturday, April 7 at 2PM

Treasure Island conjures up a thrilling tale of adventure on the high seas in this fun-filled yarn of piracy and buried treasure. Jim Hawkins, cabin boy on the sailing ship “Hisp...
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The GruffaloSaturday, May 19 at 2PM

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Sear...
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