Monday, May 13, 2013
The concert will take place at 3 p.m. May 19 at the Community Arts Center.
The East Brunswick Arts Commission has announced that the winners of the Solo & Ensemble Festival will be featured at the 29th Annual Young Musicians Concert at 3 p.m. May 19 at the Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road. The event is free and open to the public. Fourteen performers will be featured in a variety of instruments, including piano, string and woodwin instruments. For more information on the East Brunswick Arts Commission, click here.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The festival is held on Rutgers' Douglass Campus on Saturday, April 27, at the same time as Ag Field Day and Rutgers Day.
A Rutgers University course offers an unusual project each year: organize a free music festival that is culturally rich, educational and fun, and must be suitable for more than 10,000 adults and children. The New Jersey Folk Festival is a long-standing event of music and culture that is held annually on Douglass Campus at Rutgers University. And each year, it is a product of students at the university. The festival highlights different types of folk music, celebrates features cultures, showcases local art and crafts, and educates about different kinds of folklore. The festival is the subject of the course "Folk Festival Management" which is part of the American Studies department and taught by professor Angus Gillespie. Students in the …
Come see this family-friendly Hindi movie free in May.
Enjoy a showing of the family-friendly film White Elephant, at the East Brunswick Public Library on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. This film is not available in the U.S. and the free screening has been made possible through the generosity of director Aliaz Khan. Join Nathan, the holy elephant of a village who chooses a "worthless drunk" as his new keeper on the day of the sacred festival and the life-altering effects of this act. Back by popular request, this wonderful film is a story about the strength of faith and the impact of believing. Adults are welcome to this free showing; teens and tweens are invited to attend with a parent. Sponsored by The East Brunswick Human Relations Council and The Library. For more information on this event call …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Some of the district's best and brightest have their works on display at the library.
Stop by the East Brunswick Public Library and view this month's display featuring art from East Brunswick Elementary School students. Follow Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
An amazing free exhibit at the Cornelius Low House in Piscataway devotes the entire building to a multimedia program on the WPA, the New Deal, and the Great Depression in NJ.
The newest exhibit to open at the Middlesex County Museum in Piscataway's Cornelius Low House will explore how Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration (WPA), part of his New Deal program, benefitted the Garden State and its workers. The Got Work? New Deal/WPA in New Jersey exhibit will kick off at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 with a reception inside Cornelius Low House, located at 1225 River Road. It's the first comprehensive look at the Great Depression in New Jersey, as told through images, photographs, posters, and artifacts that highlight social conditions in the 1930s. Relief from the grinding poverty of the age came through dozens of federal programs that taught new skills and employed craftsmen who otherwise …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The 'Empress of Soul' performs at the State Theatre on Wednesday, April 24. Tickets are now on sale.
Gladys Knight, the “Empress of Soul”, will be at the State Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, at 8 pm. The program will include Knight’s hit songs such as “Midnight Train to Georgia,” “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” “Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me,” and more. Knight has been performing for most of her life. She started her singing career at the age of four as a member of the gospel choir at Mount Mariah Baptist Church. After winning the grand prize on the television show Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour in 1953, Knight soon formed The Pips, whose members consisted of her brother Bubba, her cousins William Guest and Edward Patten, and friend Langston George. In 1960, when Knight was just 16, the group’s first album was released; after that, …
Friday, March 29, 2013
From Connecticut to Wisconsin, diaramas of Peeps are popping up across the country. Star Wars themes, royal weddings, even the Wizard of Oz -- crafty folks are using Peeps to illustrate the craziest things.
PEEPs, those famously delicious and delightful marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating anymore. These days, crafty PEEPs creations are all the rage, from the White House front lawn, to re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other unusual situations. At Patch, we've challenged readers across the country to show us their creativity and develop something fun with PEEPs. Check out our photo gallery above for some of the wackiest and most inventive creations! And to see all our awesome contest entries, click any of the links below: Connecticut Georgia Michigan New Jersey Pennsylvania Wisconsin
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Stop by and see the newest exhibits at the library.
Stop by the East Brunswick Public Library this month and take a look at the magnificent work of some of the township’s youngest artists. Artwork from students in the district’s secondary schools will be on display along the Library’s walls and in the display case throughout March. Follow Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch.
Monday, March 18, 2013
George Street Playhouse's latest production is a contemporary, sharp and emotional look at self-worth, family relationships and the power of wealth.
What defines our self-worth? Is it our actions? Is it the way other people see us? Or is it defined by a price tag? In "Rich Girl," the George Street Playhouse's latest staging, we are presented with a slew of questions revolving around the real worth of money, the importance of family and how to truly understand the motivations of those in our lives. The playhouse is world-premiering this original comedy by Victoria Stewart, starring an ensemble cast. Dee Hoty plays Eve Walker, a financial guru whose face is prominently featured on the 24-hour news networks, and who runs a philanthropic foundation. Crystal Finn is her daughter, Claudine, a bumbling, awkward young woman who works at the foundation in her mother's looming shadow. Respite …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
They're all driveable, right in New Jersey, and open this weekend for the entire family.
If your kids are bored with the 'same old, same old' activities, try something new this weekend. Here are museums you've probably never heard of, but they have interesting stuff abounding to keep everyone busy and interested. Saturday, March 16 - Gloucester County Harrison Township Historical Society 'Going, Going, Gone... Features Vanishing Landmarks' Weekends, 1-4pm (Till 7pm on Second Saturdays) March 16 - May 19, 2013 (Closed Easter & Mother's Day) Old Town Hall 62 South Main Street, Mullica Hill Join the Harrison Township Historical Society for its spring exhibition, "Going, Going, Gone...Lost Landmarks of Harrison Township." Starting on March 16, the society will display various photographs and artifacts of lost, or soon to be lost…