Events

March 16, 2016

Ready to Run

“Ready to Run”: Campaign Training for Women: March 18 and 19, New Brunswick
The Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a bipartisan training program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system, from March 18 through March 19 at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Register here

Robert A. Schommer Astronomical Observatory Open Public Night: March 17, Piscataway
Get an up-close look at celestial bodies such as Jupiter and the moon at the Robert A. Schommer Astronomical Observatory in the Serin Physics Building, Piscataway, on March 17 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., weather permitting. Learn more, including other notable upcoming viewing dates, here.

Symphony in C Beethoven Performance: March 19, Camden
Symphony in C performs a program of Beethoven compositions on March 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Complex, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

2nd Annual Senator Ronald Rice Lecture on Criminal Justice and Public Policy: March 21, Newark
Ryan P. Haygood of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice is the featured speaker in this lecture series on March 21 at 6 p.m. in the Baker Trial Moot Courtroom at the Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers University–Newark. Register here.

Film Series: "Empire on the Post-Soviet Screen": March 22, New Brunswick
The Program of Russian and East European Languages and Literature continues its spring 2016 film series, “Empire on the Post-Soviet Screen,” with a screening of Taras Bulba on March 22 at 5 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. View the series schedule here.

Style of Downton Abbey at the Rutgers Art Library: through March 30, New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Art Library, New Brunswick, hosts an exhibit of fine art, literature, history, design, fashion, and decorative arts from the time period of Downton Abbey, through March 30. Learn more here.

Dreamworlds and Catastrophes: Intersections of Art and Science: through July 31, New Brunswick
Dreamworlds and Catastrophes: Intersections of Art and Science in the Dodge Collection, on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, through July 31, examines what was one of the dominant concerns of unofficial Soviet artists—and citizens everywhere—during the Cold War: the consequences of innovations in science, technology, mathematics, communications, and design. Produced between the 1960s and the 1980s, the works in this exhibition address themes of international significance from a turbulent period marked by the building of the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and a failed attempt at improved American-Soviet relations. Learn more here.

March 9, 2016

Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship

Shapeshifters: Black Girls and Choreography of Citizenship: March 10, Newark
On March 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark, author Aimee Cox discusses Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship, exploring how young black women in a Detroit homeless shelter contest stereotypes, critique their status as partial citizens, and negotiate poverty, racism, and gender violence. Learn more here.

Mallery Concert Series: Arcadian Trio: March 9, Camden
Enjoy music by the Arcadian Trio—Diane Goldsmith, piano; Vivian Barton Dozor, cello; and Igor Szwec, violin—on March 9 at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Music Room, second floor, Camden Fine Arts Building, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

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Writers in Camden Workshop and Panel: March 9, Camden
On March 9, Writers in Camden Publishing Panel, presented by the Rutgers University–Camden MFA Program, conducts a 3 p.m. workshop at Writer’s House and a 7 p.m. panel discussion at Stedman Gallery in the Camden Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden, both free and open to the public. Featured speakers are Domenica Alioto, a senior editor at Crown/Penguin Random; Julie Barer, a partner at The Book Group, a literary agency that represents a wide range of distinguished authors; and Lisa Lucas, nonfiction co-chair for the Brooklyn Book Festival, a National Book Foundation advisory council member, and publisher of Guernica, an online magazine of art and politics. Learn more here.

Woodwind Quintet Concert: March 10, New Brunswick
Grammy-nominated contemporary woodwind quintet Imani Winds joins the Rutgers Symphonic Winds and Symphony Band for a concert on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

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“The New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Nutritional Perspectives and Public Health Consequences”: March 10, New Brunswick
Through a series of presentations, visiting scholars will discuss “The New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Nutritional Perspectives and Public Health Consequences” on March 10 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Rectangular Room in Neilson Dining Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The event is sponsored by the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

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“Beyond Boundaries: New Spaces for Constructing, Creating, and Composing”: March 11, Camden
Join Rutgers University–Camden's Department of English, the English Graduate Student Association, and the Digital Studies Center for their fourth annual conference on March 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Classroom 401 Penn at the Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers–Camden. Keynote speakers Samantha Gorman and Danny Cannizzaro, who founded the art collective and studio Tender Claws, will give a reading and performance of PRY, a hybrid of cinema, game, and novel created for mobile iOS. Register here.

March 2, 2016

Dispelling the Myths

"Dispelling the Myths": Media Coverage of Undocumented Children in the U.S.: March 8, Camden
The Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University–Camden, hosts the free talk “Dispelling the Myths: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody,” which focuses on powerful myths created by inaccurate and incomplete media coverage, on March 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room in the Camden Campus Center. Learn more here

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“The Cold War at Camp Kilmer: Hungarian ’56ers, Cubans, and U.S. Refugee Policy in New Jersey”: March 2, New Brunswick
Join the Center for European Studies, School of Arts and Sciences, for a day of exploring the Cold War history of Camp Kilmer, Piscataway, on March 2 from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Scholarly Communications Center, 4th floor, Alexander Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. For this event, Rutgers welcomes a host of scholars to discuss the Hungarian and Cuban refugee experience at the camp. Learn more here

Photography of Cuba Exhibition Celebration: March 3, New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Art Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, displays work by Ilya Genin, known for representations of Cuba, from February 22 to March 31. A celebration is scheduled for March 3 at 4:30 p.m. Learn more here

Rutgers Theater Company Presents Silentium: through March 6, New Brunswick
Rutgers Theater Company presents Silentium, a surrealist theatrical work created by Mason Gross School of the Arts faculty member Danielle Liccardo and second-year acting students, March 2 to March 6 at the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here

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Panel Discussion: “From Exclusion to Inclusion: 250 Years of Women at Rutgers”: March 8, New Brunswick
Delve into the history of the scholarly contributions of women at Rutgers on March 8 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Mabel Smith Douglass Room, Douglass Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The event features a two-part panel discussion exploring the findings of the fall 2015 directed research course, “From Exclusion to Inclusion: Women at Rutgers,” that was taught by Kayo Denda and Mary Hawkesworth in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Learn more here

February 24, 2016

Black History Month

Rutgers African-American Alumni Organization 3rd Annual Black Rutgers International Arts and Literature Festival: February 27, Piscataway
Enjoy a day of celebration of black arts and activism on the Rutgers campus and beyond in the multipurpose room of the Busch Student Center, Piscataway, on February 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival is hosted by the Rutgers African Alumni Alliance and cosponsored by the Department of Africana Studies and Paul Robeson Cultural Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here

Rethinking Peace Studies: February 24, Newark
Paul Hastings, executive director of the Japan ICU Foundation, presents on the Rethinking Peace Studies project, a series of three seminars held over a three-year period starting in 2014. The workshop themes were transdisciplinary and allowed participants to approach peace studies from a diversity of perspectives. The first seminar focused on the theme translation, the second on memory, and the third on dialogue. This presentation is on February 24 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

"Make It Better: What Corruption Means and What We Can Do about It": February 25, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a lecture, “Make It Better: What Corruption Means and What We Can Do about It,” by Zephyr Teachout, 2014 candidate for governor of New York and professor at Fordham Law School, on February 25 at 7 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Admission is free but RSVP is required. Learn more here.

Mixed Use: Extending the Terms Exhibition: through February 25, Camden
The Rutgers University–Camden Department of Fine Arts hosts Mixed Use: Extending the Terms, a group exhibition by Camden faculty, students, and alumni that showcases the broad and interdisciplinary range of teaching pedagogy in painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, and animation, through February 25 at Third Street Gallery, Philadelphia. Learn more here.
 
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Performance: 4th Annual Tunnel of Oppression: through February 25, Camden
The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive, immersive, in-your-face program built around a series of student-actor skits covering topics such as poverty, sexual assault, depression and suicide, racial and cultural tensions, LGBTQ issues, gender roles, bystander roles, body image, and substance usage and abuse. The walks through the tunnel continue through February 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Raptor Roost in the Rutgers University–Camden Campus Center. Learn more here

Sara Sant'Ambrogio and Min Kwon Recital: February 29, New Brunswick
Grammy-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio performs with acclaimed Steinway artist Min Kwon, pianist and head of the Rutgers keyboard program, on February 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The concert features works by Frédéric Chopin, Astor Piazzolla, Robert Schumann, and Gaspar Cassado. Learn more here.

February 17, 2016

Darnell Moore

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Black History Month Lecture: February 23, Camden
The Leadership Institute and the Women's and Gender Studies Program, Rutgers University–Camden, host a lecture by Darnell Moore, senior editor at MicNews, Huffington Post contributor, and Black Lives Matter pioneer, on February 23 from 12:20 to 1:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room in the Camden Campus Center. Learn more here.

Author Kathleen Cushman Delivers Access Week Keynote: February 17, New Brunswick
To mark the 3rd Annual Access Week, author and researcher Kathleen Cushman delivers the keynote address on February 17 at 10 a.m. in the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Access Week focuses primarily on providing opportunities to connect students with activities and events that promote the values of access, partnership, inclusivity, and progressive thinking. Cushman is the author of First in the Family, a two-book series for high school and college students in which first-generation college students offer guidance to those who follow in their footsteps. Learn more here.

Mason Gross Extension Division Drop-In Day: February 20, New Brunswick
Prospective students can observe ongoing classes, private lessons, or ensembles and meet with faculty and staff on February 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various locations. Learn more and register here.

Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series: February 20, Newark
The 36th annual installment of the Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series, “Long Time Here: Prisons and Policing in African-American History,” explores issues of policing and incarceration at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark, on February 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Music at the Museum: Chamber Music for Tenor, Violin, and Piano: February 21, New Brunswick
Enjoy a recital by faculty members of the Mason Gross School of the Arts Music Department and Extension Division, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers–New Brunswick, on February 21, featuring repertoire for tenor, violin, and piano. A preconcert forum will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., followed by a concert from 2 to 3 p.m. Learn more here.

Rutgers Woodwind Day 2016: February 21, New Brunswick
Rutgers Woodwind Day 2016, designed for woodwind players and students of all ages and abilities, will be presented on February 21 in the Marryott Music Building, Nicholas Music Center, and Mortensen Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The event is open to professionals, amateurs, students, teachers, parents, and music directors from the greater New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York areas. Participants will have an opportunity to purchase a vast assortment of woodwind instruments and accessories. A master repairperson will be on-site for minor repairs. Registration fee is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Parents and guardians attend free. Learn more and register here.

Exhibition: Newark Portraits from the Great Migration: through April 9, Newark
The 2016 Black History celebration exhibition, We Found Our Way: Newark Portraits from the Great Migration, highlights content from the Krueger-Scott African-American Oral History Collection, through April 9 at the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

February 10, 2016

Dance Theater

Dance Theater: February 10 to 13, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts Dance Department, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the San Francisco–based Joe Goode Performance Group in the dance-theater production of Hush from February 10 to 13 at the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Platanos, Collard Greens, Y Callaloo: February 10, Newark
The Academic Foundations Center, Pre-College Academic Support Services, presents the free theatrical performance of Platanos, Collard Greens, Y Callaloo on February 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Essex Room at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Nonperishable food donations will be collected for Isaiah’s House. Learn more here

Theater: The Shape of Things: February 10 to 14, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden’s Department of Fine Arts presents The Shape of Things, a modern coming-of-age tale by Neil LaBute, from February 10 to 14 in the Black Box Studio Theater, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here

“Expressive Engines: Musical Technologies from Automata to Robots”: February 15, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts Music Department, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the symposium and concert, “Expressive Engines: Musical Technologies from Automata to Robots,on February 15. The symposium, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall in Mortensen Hall, New Brunswick, is free. The 7:30 p.m. concert, at Nicholas Music Center, New Brunswick, highlights music from the early-modern and contemporary eras performed on acoustic instruments, automata, and musical robots. Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for alumni, employees, and seniors; and $5 for students. Learn more here

“The State of Africa”: Screening and Panel Discussion: February 16, Camden
On February 16 from 6 to 9 p.m., Rutgers University–Camden’s Africana Studies Program hosts “The State of Africa,” a screening and panel discussion of Black Gold, an award-winning documentary about the human and material costs of producing and distributing Ethiopian coffee within the global economy. The location is 401 Penn Classroom at the Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.        

Jersey Collective Photography Exhibition: through February 18, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Art Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the photography exhibition Jersey Collective through February 18. The project invited a different photographer to take over the Jersey Collective Instagram account each week and post photos taken in New Jersey. Learn more here

February 3, 2016

(Dis)Honesty

(Dis)HonestyThe Truth About Lies: Film Screening: February 9, Newark
The Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, Rutgers University–Newark, and the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership sponsor a free screening of (Dis) HonestyThe Truth About Lies on February 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark, followed by a panel discussion with the director, Yael Melameda. Register here

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Latin@ Studies Working Group Talk and Exhibition: February 3, Newark
As part of Rutgers’ 250th yearlong anniversary celebration, Latin@ Studies Working Group presents two events in the Dana Room, fourth floor at the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark, on February 3: “Direct Flight: Havana–Newark” lecture at 2:30 p.m. and the exhibit and talk “Newark 74! Remembering the Puerto Rican Rebellion” at 4 p.m. Learn more and RSVP here.

Symphony in C Performs Ravel and Rodrigo: February 6, Camden
Symphony in C performs Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin’s reimagination of Carmen, painting Bizet’s famous melodies in a variety of fresh instrumental colors set to new rhythms on February 6 at 8 p.m. at the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers University–Camden’s Fine Arts Complex. Learn more here.

Concert: Tribute to Amiri Baraka: February 6, Newark
As part of Rutgers’ 250th yearlong anniversary celebration, the Rutgers University–Newark Department of African American and African Studies presents the free concert “Getting Less & Less Safe Out Here: A Tribute to Amiri Baraka” on February 6 at the Bradley Hall Theatre, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

Jersey Collective Exhibition: through February 18, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Art Library hosts a photography exhibition titled Jersey Collective through February 18. The project invited a different photographer to take over the Jersey Collective Instagram account each week and post photos they’ve taken in New Jersey. Learn more here.

TFAP@TEN Exhibition: through April 8, New Brunswick
The Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, a program of the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, in partnership with Rutgers University Libraries, announces a group exhibition in honor of The Feminist Art Project’s 10th anniversary. TFAP@TEN features the works of six artists in the TFAP Regional New Jersey Chapter: Anonda Bell, Nancy Cohen, Jaz Graf, So Yoon Lym, Babs Reingold, and Adrienne Wheeler and can be viewed at the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries, Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, through April 8. On March 3 at 5 p.m., an artists’ discussion will be moderated by Midori Yoshimoto. RSVP for the March 3 event to womenart@rci.rutgers.edu. Learn more here.

Honoré Daumier and the Art of La Caricature: through July 31, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents Honoré Daumier and the Art of La Caricature, an exhibition featuring the satirical caricatures of Honoré Daumier, through July 31. Learn more here.

January 27, 2016

Visiting Filmmaker Series

Visiting Filmmaker Series: January 28 to April 21, Piscataway
The Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, kicks off its first Visiting Filmmaker Series by hosting Emmy and Tony award-winning director and actor Tom Hulce, who starred in Amadeus, on January 28 at 6 p.m. at Rutgers Cinema, Piscataway. The eight-event series brings to campus a variety of international filmmakers to screen their works and engage in a Q&A with the audience. Screenings are free and open to the public; tickets are not required. Learn more here

Research Roundtable: Ted Greene: Sound, Time, and Unlimited Possibility by Terrence McManus: January 27, Newark
Guitarist, composer, and sound artist Terrence McManus presents a talk on Ted Greene, a guitarist whose legacy is immense and yet who remains largely anonymous in the jazz community, on January 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

The Radical Potential of Human Rights: January 28, New Brunswick
As part of its Distinguished Lecture Series, the Institute for Research on Women presents Radhika Balakrishnan of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, who speaks on “The Radical Potential of Human Rights” on January 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Mozart's "Così fan tutte": January 29 to February 7, New Brunswick
Opera at Rutgers presents Mozart's “Così fan tutte” on January 29 and 31 and February 5 and 7 at Nicholas Music Center, New Brunswick. Learn more here.

CURE Seminar on Impact of Nonprofit Institutions' Leadership on Central Philadelphia: January 29, Camden
Carolyn Adams, a professor of geography and urban studies at Temple University and author of the new book From the Outside In, addresses the implications of assigning substantial power over Philadelphia's future to nonprofit institutions whose governing boards are dominated by residents of the suburbs, on January 29 from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the third floor faculty lounge, Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

New Jersey Film Festival: January 30 to March 4, New Brunswick
Watch compelling short and feature-length films at the New Jersey Film Festival from January 30 to March 4 at Voorhees Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Geology Museum Open House: January 30, New Brunswick
The Geology Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents its annual open house on January 30, featuring hands-on lectures, make-and-take arts and crafts, and a mineral sale. Learn more here.

HereNow: Rutgers 250 Exhibition Opening Reception: February 2, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum kicks off its first interactive initiative, HereNow, part of the yearlong celebration of the university’s 250th anniversary, on February 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. For the exhibition, the Zimmerli invites the global Rutgers community to capture their experiences at university locations and events, across New Jersey and around the world. View photos that already have been submitted, meet people behind the project, and learn how you can become involved as it continues through the spring. Throughout the evening, enjoy performances by New Brunswick Jazz Project musicians Jerry Weldon on saxophone, Kyle Koehler on organ, and Vince Ector on drums. The trio performs favorites from the Great American Songbook and modern jazz standards. Admission, activities, and refreshments are free. Learn more here.

Writers at Newark: Natalie Diaz and Saeed Jones: February 2, Newark
Writers at Newark, Rutgers University–Newark, hosts poet Natalie Diaz, a member of the Mohave and Pima Indian tribes, and poet Saeed Jones, editor of BuzzFeed LGBT, on February 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 255/256/257 at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

Rutgers 27th Annual State Constitutional Law Lecture: February 2, Camden
Mary Bonauto, who successfully argued for marriage equality before the United States Supreme Court in the historic case Obergefell v. Hodges, will present the 27th Annual State Constitutional Law Lecture on February 2 from noon to 1 p.m. in the multipurpose room, main level, in the Rutgers University–Camden Campus Center. Sponsored by the Rutgers University Law Review and the Rutgers–Camden Center for State Constitutional Studies, the lecture is titled “Equality and the Impossible: State Constitutions and Marriage.” Registration is required. Learn more here.

January 20, 2016

Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Warhol’s Prints and Photographs: through July 31, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents More than Fifteen Minutes of Fame: Warhol’s Prints and Photographs, through July 31. Andy Warhol (1928–1987), celebrated as the most legendary American artist of the pop art movement, once observed “everybody will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.” Learn more here

Jazz with an International Flavor: Amir ElSaffar Two Rivers Ensemble: January 20, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark presents a concert by trumpeter, santur player, vocalist, and composer Amir ElSaffar on January 20 from 2:30 to 4:15 p.m. in the John Cotton Dana Library, Newark. Learn more here.

Musical Theater Showcase: January 22 and 23, New Brunswick
Rutgers High School Musical Theater Academy at the Extension Division, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a showcase of Broadway songs and ensemble dance performances on January 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. at the Philip J. Levin Theater, New Brunswick. Learn more and purchase tickets here.  

American Governor: Chris Christie's Bridge to Redemption: A Book Talk with Author Matt Katz: January 26, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Peabody Award–winning reporter Matt Katz, who has covered Chris Christie since 2011, on January 26 at 6 p.m. at the Eagleton Institute. In American Governor, Katz weaves a compelling, on-the-ground political narrative that begins with the roots of the Christie family’s journey to America and Christie’s upset victory to become governor in 2009. Registration is required. Learn more here.

Exhibition: E-Lit: A Matter of Bits: through April 21, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden’s Center for the Arts hosts an exhibition that focuses on e-literature, through April 21. Learn more here

December 16, 2015

Bathers and Nudes

Bathers and Nudes in 19th-Century French Art: through January 10, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents an exhibition featuring 19th-century prints, drawings, and photographs that reveal the attentive study that led to radical changes in depictions of the nude in French art, through January 10. Learn more here

Growing Ornamental Plants: December 18, New Brunswick
Learn how to preserve and care for ornamental plants in the landscape on December 18 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Extension Conference Center [PDF], New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register here.

New Jersey Medical School Fall Arts Festival: through January 7, Newark
New Jersey Medical School Arts Festival showcases nearly 200 artworks from faculty, staff, students, patients, friends, and family members through January 7, on Levels B and C in the Medical Science Building, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark. Learn more here.

One Worm at a Time: Armisey Smith: through May 15, Newark
The Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University–Newark, exhibits a series of murals by Newark artist Armisey Smith that tells the story of a person of color navigating mental illness, through May 15. Learn more here.

Support for Caregivers of Spouses with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: First and Third Mondays, Edison
University Behavioral Health Care’s Care2Caregivers program, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, offers a bimonthly support group for individuals caring for a spouse with memory impairment due to Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder. Attendees learn about the disease process, discuss issues that arise from caregiving, offer each other support, and find out about available resources on the first and third Mondays of each month from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in Room 37, Suite 200, COPSA Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, 100 Metroplex Drive, Edison. The next meeting is December 21. 

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