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Upcoming Events in New Brunswick New Jersey


January

1 Two Centuries of Hungarian Art: A Gift from The Salgo Trust for Education - This exhibition presents about 70 highlights from the largest and most important collection of 19th-20th century Hungarian art oustide of Central Europe (which was recently acquired by the Zimmerli Art Museum). Styles represented include plein-air painting, Art Nouveau, Secessionist, and 20th century avant-garde works. Among the most notable pieces in the collection are five works by Mihaly Munkacsy, the most important Hungarian artist of the 19th century.

Address: 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

1 Art Nouveau Illuminated: Lamps from the Sigmund Freedman Bequest - This exhibition highlights about ten decorative lamps acquired by the Zimmerli as part of a bequest from Sigmund Freedman. Much of the Freedman collection reflects the style of Art Nouveau.

Address: 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

September

21 NJ Film Festival - Fall 2007 - The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center proudly announces the Fall 2007 New Jersey Film Festival. The Festival will showcase the best in film and video, featuring premiere screenings of international, independent, feature, documentary, and experimental works, seminars, panel discussions, and guest appearances by recognized film and video makers at Rutgers University. For more information go to www.njfilmfest.com, call (732) 932-8482 or e-mail us at NJMAC@aol.com!

Address: 43 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Rutgers University

12 Cedar Walton Trio - Cedar Walton (keyboard), David Williams (bass), Joe Farnsworth (drums); special guests Holly Hofmann (flute), Mike Wofford (piano)

The sky is the limit for Walton who has thrived in his 25 year career as a pianist, composer, and all-around musician extraordinaire. His compositions have become standard fare for jazz lovers the world over. Walton?s trio, along with a separate presentation of special guests Holly Hofmann at the flute and Mike Wofford at the piano emerge with an original and masterful program.

Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre

13 Jon Faddis Quartet - Jon Faddis (trumpet); special guest Jimmy Heath (alto sax)

Jon Faddis, the prot'g' of legendary jazz great Dizzy Gillespie, boasts superior trumpet skills and delivers truly memorable performances. Faddis served as musical director for the Carnegie Hall Centennial Jazz Band and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, plus he?s performed with a long list of jazz legends, including Sarah Vaughn, Oscar Peterson, and Duke Ellington.

Also performing is special guest Jimmy Heath, known to the jazz world as 'Little Bird' for his artistic resemblances to Charlie Parker. Heath, a master at the tenor sax, also plays the flute and alto sax.

Together, Heath, Faddis, and friends will pay tribute to Gillespie and Parker as they recount legendary jazz standards and perform a show that is second to none.

Address: State Theatre, 11 Livingston Avenue , New Brunswick, New Jersey

October

20 Alturas Duo - The Alturas Duo is recognized as one of the most entertaining ensembles performing in the chamber music world today. The only group of its kind, the duo of Carlos Boltes and Scott Hill formed with the idea of playing South American and classical music by bringing together the unusual combination of the viola, charango and guitar, creating fiery programs that move at ease between J.S. Bach, South American folk rhythms, and new music commissioned by the duo. Event time: 3PM

Address: 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

24 Natalie MacMaster - Stomp your feet to Cape Breton, Canadian Fiddler, Natalie MacMaster! One of the most versatile and exciting young musicians on both the folk and Celtic music scenes today, MacMaster brings her fiddling talent and fancy footwork to New Brunswick.

MacMaster won the esteemed 2007 East Coast Music Award for Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year and Juno Award for her album Yours Truly.

Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre

27 The Impressionist Sailors - Daniel Charles, yachting author and historian, will explore the impact that sailing had on the aesthetics of French art during the last quarter of the 19th century as well as the social/technological implications of the theme. In a world revolutionized by machinery, boats are among the few contemporary machines that the artists frequently represented, and with an amazing devotion and great attention to technical minutiae. None of the types painted by Monet and other Impressionists existed when the artists were born. The new sailboats were poetic proof that modernity could improve the landscape. Event time: 3PM

Address: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street , New Brunswick, New Jersey

29 The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon - The legendary Jack Klugman (The Odd Couple, last season?s The Value of Names) returns to George Street in this classic comedy by Neil Simon. Joining him will be Paul Dooley - a comedic actor with hundreds of television appearances credit, including recent recurring roles on Desperate Housewives and Curb Your Enthusiasm.



Lewis and Clark were the kings of comedy ? too bad they can?t stand one another! A staple on the Vaudeville circuit, they kept audiences in stitches for decades, making six appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show. Now estranged for decades, they agree to reunite for one last performance. ? but can they get through the sketch without killing one another? An uproarious and touching comedy from the pen of Neil Simon.



?To call Klugman one of the true masters of the American theatre is an understatement.? ? Upstage Magazine

Address: 9 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
George Street Playhouse

2 Tango Buenos Aires - Tango from the streets to the ballroom. It?s tango in its most rigorous, intense tradition with live, authentic musical accompaniment. Fast and furious the dancers? feet and legs flash and weave in and around each other, moving rhythmically and seductively. The company has met with tremendous success throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East and now graces the State Theatre stage.

Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre

4 Opera Master Classes - These classes are held on select Sunday afternoons from 2-5PM, and showcase many of the very talented performers from the New Jersey Opera Theater. In addition, each Master Class will feature a guest appearance by a renowned artist who will work with individual performers.

Address: 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

4 Diane Arbus and Contemporary American Photography - Diane Arbus, one of the most powerful artists in the history of American photography, continues to be important to contemporary art - the questions she asked, of herself and of those she photographed, still resonate with photography made today. Join photographic historian Sandra S. Phillips, Curator of Photography at the San Francisco MoMA, for an insightful exploration of the life and work of a major American photographer. Event time: 3PM

Address: 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

9 Gypsy - Curtain up! Light the Lights! Start to finish, Gypsy never lets up. From the first trumpet blast to the last hot spotlight, this musical legend packs a wallop. Theater giants Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim, and Jerome Robbins combined forces to trace the glitzy showbiz rise of two daughters, fueled by an overbearing, ambitious stage mother, Rose, as her larger-than-life dreams turned them into stars.

Big, brassy, energetic, heart touching, funny, and memorable, Gypsy reaffirms America?s love of good old-fashioned entertainment with songs like ?Let Me Entertain You,? ?Some People,? ?You Gotta Get A Gimmick,? and ?Everything?s Coming Up Roses.? Everyone agrees?Broadway musicals don?t get much better than Gypsy!

Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre

November

15 BENISE: Nights of Fire! - Experience world music at its best with RONI BENISE and his Emmy? Award-winning world music and dance stage production Nights of Fire!. Backed by 25 musicians and dancers, a lavishly decorated stage, and fantastic choreography, Nights of Fire! is a one of a kind performance for all ages. Launching nationally on PBS, Nights of Fire! is an unprecedented adventure though Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, African Tribal Rhythms, Argentinean Tango, and Brazilian Samba.

As composer, guitarist, and creative force behind the event, BENISE (pronounced Buh-nes-say) says the show?s ambition is ?to take people on a musical journey. I wanted to push the boundaries of traditional Flamenco/Spanish guitar while combining the elements of dance and theater.?

Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre

16 Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet - Since its inception in 2003, Cedar Lake has focused on the talent of emerging American choreographers and presentation of less known artists to American audiences. Dance and raw athleticism, plus projection design, precise coordination, lighting, music, and live manipulated video are very much part of this total contemporary experience.

Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre

17 Kalman Balogh Gypsy Cimbalom Band - Special Guests include ?letfa Hungarian Folk Band and the Cs?rd?ng?l? Folk Dance Ensemble from New Brunswick. If you haven?t heard this band, you?re in for a novel experience! Not only does it play the traditional Hungarian gypsy and Balkans music, but the ensemble of cimbalom, violins, trumpet, guitar, bass, double bass and vocals also ventures into Jazz and Bossa Nova rhythms. The concert cimbalom is comparable in pitch range to a small piano though with more strings. It is fully chromatic, has a range of four full octaves, and is normally played with beaters.

Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre

18 Robert Schumann Recital - Marta Felcman is a classical pianist and internationally known recitalist, soloist, and chamber musician. Winner of a number of important piano competitions in her native Argentina, her performances here won critical acclaim in Europe, South America, and the United States. She is praised for her sensitive musicianship and interpretive genius. She will perform works by Robert Schumann. Event time: 3PM

Address: 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

22 Rachmaninoff Second Symphony - Dvoř?k?s Violin Concerto is powerfully engaging, full of Czech spirit and poetry. Alternating between whirling frenzy and serene beauty, it will transport you to Dvoř?k?s world of fantasy and drama. Rachmaninoff?s Second Symphony is an icon of the grand Russian symphonic tradition. With undulating melodies and lush harmonies, it?s an orchestral tour-de-force that will leave you exhilarated.

Address: 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre in New Brunswick

25 Opera Master Classes - These classes are held on select Sunday afternoons from 2-5PM, and showcase many of the very talented performers from the New Jersey Opera Theater. In addition, each Master Class will feature a guest appearance by a renowned artist who will work with individual performers.

Address: 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

1 Beethoven Overtures - Respighi?s Ancient Airs and Dances will sweep you away to a peaceful world of magical sounds and exquisite melodies. Then, decide for yourself which Beethoven Overture you like best! Though he finally was satisfied with the Fidelio Overture, it took Beethoven four tries to compose the overture for his only opera?a story filled with heroic idealism, political conflict, and personal sacrifice in the name of love.

Address: 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre in New Brunswick

December

14 Create a Greeting for the Holidays! - Artist and art educator Norma Jean DeVico invites you to spend an afternoon designing holiday cards. Fabric, cut outs, tissue paper, paint, and other innovative materials will be used. Warning: your cards may be too nice to send! To register visit website, or call, Event time: 12:30-3PM

Address: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: 732.932.7237 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu
Fee: $5 per person refundable deposit

20 Canadian Brass Holiday Concert - Back by popular demand, world-famous Canadian Brass returns for an evening of holiday cheer. Canadian Brass has delighted audiences everywhere with their fun-filled program of carols, classics and brass players? antics! Great for the entire family, this must-see, must-hear concert will surely put you in the holiday spirit!

Address: 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 , New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph: (Always call and confirm events)
State Theatre in New Brunswick

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