At SOPAC, there are lots of opportunities for you to join us in celebration of the arts and our thriving community. Whether it’s the annual SOPAC Gala in the fall, special FUNraisers, opening exhibition receptions in The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery, Member receptions or the Executive Director’s cocktail party, there are lots of events where you can mix-and-mingle with fellow art-lovers while enjoying the lively conversation and the excitement of being part of New Jersey’s “Favorite Small Performing Arts Center.
Harold Mabern was one of the greatest Jazz pianists in the world. He performed and recorded with Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Wes Montgomery, Cannonball Adderley and George Benson to name a few. As critic Gary Giddins has written, “With the wind at his back, he can sound like an ocean roar.” Join us as other Jazz greats come to perform and honor one of their own in an unforgettable evening of music.
Join Alan Paul and Andy Aledort in the SOPAC Loft for a conversation and book signing followed by a killer set of Stevie Ray Vaughan music in celebration of their instant New York Times bestseller, Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan, the definitive biography of the late guitar legend.
Poetry Out Loud® is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition to high schools across the country.