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Gallery Exhibition: reflect: NYC by Michael SteinbrickOn display through November 24

reflect: NYC by Michael Steinbrick  Curated by Jeremy Moss On Display: Monday, September 11 – Friday, November 24, 2017 Reception: Thursday, September 14 from 5-8PM  ...
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Giants of Jazz 20th Anniversary honors Buster WilliamsSaturday, November 25 at 8PM

The 20th Anniversary of Giants of Jazz honors Camden, New Jersey native Buster Williams, a prodigious and accomplished bassist who has played and recorded with an encyclopedia of 2...
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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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Cherish the Ladies: Celtic ChristmasThursday, November 30 at 7:30PM

"It is simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do,” says the Boston Globe speaking of Cherish the Ladies, the long-running, Grammy Award-nominate...
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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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Juilliard @ SOPAC: Tal First, ViolinSunday, December 3 at 3PM

Tal First was born in 1995 and began his violin studies with Mr. Geri Ferber at the age of 6. He continued his studies with Ms. Svetlana Simannovsky at the Thelma Yellin School of ...
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Madama Butterfly By Giacomo PucciniTuesday, December 5 at 7PM

The MidAtlantic Opera and Seton Hall Choir, under the direction of Jason Tramm, present a concert version of Giacomo Puccini’s beloved operatic gem Madama Butterfly, one of the m...
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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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Youth Orchestra of Essex County Winter ConcertSunday, December 10 at 3PM

Come see what ninety skilled young musicians from all over Essex County, led by outstanding conductors and coaches, have been working on this season in the Youth Orchestras of Esse...
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American Theater Group Reading: RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTENSunday, December 10 at 7PM

Join us in the SOPAC Loft for an intimate staged reading of RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN followed by a question-answer session with the creative team. (more…)...
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Seton Hall University Winter ConcertWednesday, December 13 at 7:30PM

Join us for the annual Seton Hall University Winter Concert featuring the Seton Hall University choirs, orchestra, and concert band.  Admission is free but advance reservations a...
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Gallery Reception: FORM by Maeva FouchéThursday, December 14 from 5-8PM

FORM  by Maeva Fouché Curated by Jeremy Moss  On Display: December 11, 2017 – February 16, 2018  Reception: Thursday, December 14 from 5-8PM A New Jersey native, ...
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Glenn Miller Orchestra: In the Christmas MoodFriday, December 15 at 8PM

It’s time to get ‘In the Christmas Mood’ as the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra breaks open the vault of holiday music. You’ll hear the Miller Christmas classics “Jin...
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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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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 Klezmatics – Happy Joyous Hanukkah, Lyrics by Woody GuthrieThursday, December 21 at 7:30PM

For Hanukkah, the Klezmatics offer a program from their Grammy Award-winning collaboration with Woody Guthrie’s lyrics. The Klezmatics bring their hip, East Village sensibility...
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Afro-Cuban All StarsWednesday, January 10 at 7:30PM

The Afro-Cuban All Stars are a revolving door of artistry and talent, and are most well known for their Grammy Award-nominated record A Toda Cuba le Gusta and their Grammy Award-wi...
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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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Jazz in the Loft: Nat Adderly, Jr.Sunday, January 14 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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Juilliard @ SOPAC: Stella Chen, ViolinSunday, January 14 at 3PM

Starting her musical training at a young age, Stella Chen studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for ten years with Li Lin. She then attended college and graduated fr...
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Blues in the Loft: Alan Paul’s Allman Brothers TributeSunday, January 21 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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A Good Farmer – A New Play by Sharyn RothsteinWednesday, January 24 - Sunday, February 4

A Good Farmer takes place in upstate New York and focuses on two women: Bonnie who owns a farm with her husband; and Carla, a recent immigrant from Mexico who works the farm alon...
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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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Catherine Russell “Harlem on My Mind”Saturday, February 10 at 8PM

Catherine Russell is “a retro old school vocalist for the ages" (All Music Guide). Her repertoire features gems from the 1920s through the present; interpretations that are bur...
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Jazz in the Loft: Lance BryantSunday, February 11 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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Gallery Exhibit: FORM by Maeva FouchéOn display through February 16, 2018

FORM  by Maeva Fouché Curated by Jeremy Moss  On Display: December 11, 2017 – February 16, 2018  Reception: Thursday, December 14 from 5-8PM A New Jersey native, ...
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Blues in the Loft: Hat City 2nd Annual Blues CompetitionSunday, February 18 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill WithersFriday, March 2 at 8PM

A deep and soulful young vocalist whose international profile has exploded in the last few years, José James has transcended his reputation as a Jazz singer to embrace influences ...
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An Evening with Laura BenantiSaturday, March 10 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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Jazz in the Loft: Alexis MorrastSunday, March 11 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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SHUFFLE ConcertThursday, March 15 at 7:30PM

A modern day ensemble that delivers the unexpected. Inspiring and energetic, New York-based chamber music ensemble SHUFFLE Concert changes the rules of performance as we know it. C...
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Bill Charlap Trio plays the Songs of Leonard Bernstein: A 100th Birthday CelebrationFriday, March 16 at 8:00PM

Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Charlap has performed with many of the leading artists of our time including Phil Woods, Tony Bennett, Gerry Mulligan, Wynton Marsalis, Freddy Col...
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Blues in the Loft: Dean Shot’s Howlin’ Wolf Tribute featuring Hat City Blues Winner Vin MottSunday, March 18 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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Juilliard @ SOPAC: The Argus QuartetSunday, March 18 at 3PM

The Argus Quartet is quickly gaining a reputation as one of today's most dynamic and versatile young ensembles. Praised for their "supreme melodic control and total authority," (Ca...
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The Denver Jazz Club Youth All StarsTuesday, March 20 at 7:30PM

Come and experience the future of the art of Jazz through the performance of the Denver Jazz Club Youth All Stars! Begun in 2009 by retired Denver, Colorado high school band direct...
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Lúnasa with special guest Tim O’BrienThursday, March 22 at 7:30PM

Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa is indeed a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland. The b...
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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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Ryan Hamilton from the Netflix Comedy Special, HAPPY FACESaturday, March 24 at 8PM

See the "delightfully funny" and "highly contagious" Ryan Hamilton at SOPAC, fresh off his launch of Happy Face, an original Netflix comedy special. Ryan Hamilton is endearing com...
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Red Molly with special guest Ellis PaulFriday, April 6 at 8PM

Americana powerhouse trio Red Molly is known for their gorgeous harmonies, infectious songwriting, and captivating stage presence. Laurie MacAllister (bass), Abbie Gardner (Dobro)...
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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 Simon & Garfunkel Songbook performed by Aztec Two-StepSaturday, April 7 at 8PM

Legendary Folk/Rock duo Aztec Two-Step interpret the classic music of one of the greatest duos of all time - Simon & Garfunkel.  Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman have spent a life...
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Jazz in the Loft: Don BradenSunday, April 8 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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Blues in the Loft: Mike Griot & FriendsSunday, April 15 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
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The Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz EnsembleTuesday, April 10 at 7:30PM

The Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble, highly acclaimed by the University and the community for its energetic, entertaining and educational Jazz performances, will be cel...
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Artists Who Innovate: A Celebration of New Jersey ChoreographersFriday, May 4 at 8PM & Saturday, May 5 at 8PM

Two exciting performances featuring nine New Jersey award-winning choreographers. Choreographers are a rare breed of innovators. Moving dancers through space with humor, passion, ...
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Oleta AdamsFriday, May 11 at 8PM

Since the runaway success of her 1990 debut album Circle of One, and the impassioned hit single "Get Here," Oleta Adams has inspired a growing legion of fans in the U.S. and Europe...
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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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Small Town Story – A New MusicalWednesday, May 30 - Sunday, June 10

When a local high school in Texas announces that their annual musical will be Rent, deep divisions arise among the town’s parents, faculty and students.  A heartwarming story of...
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