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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

2021 PHILIP ROTH LECTURE @ NPL FEATURES AYAD AKHTAR


2021 Philip Roth Lecture

Featuring Ayad Akhtar

 

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Please RSVP by October 29th. The lecture will also be offered virtually via Zoom but all guests must register.


 


 

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Come to the Zoo, Hear Live Music Too!

    


Essex County's renowned Livingston Symphony Orchestra will be the special guests of the Turtle Back Zoo

WHEN: October 23rd (rain date October 24) starting at 1pm
WHERE:
The Turtle Back Zoo is located at 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ. Please see their website for parking information. The Amphitheatre is directly to your right after going through the zoo’s main entrance.
ADMISSION: For the regular price of admission, zoo patrons will be delighted by music ranging from the Beatles and Frank Sinatra to Rossini and Copland while strolling past the zoo's amphitheater. 

Several early afternoon performances are planned.

Future concert dates have been scheduled on December 11 at 7:30, March 6, 2022 (Children's Concert), May 14, 2022, at 7:30 pm, and June 18, 2022, at 7:30 pm, all at Livingston High School.



WSOU Announces Back from The Dead Halloween Concert Series


WSOU is excited to announce its Halloween concert series 

Back from The Dead
a part of the station’s Countdown to Halloween promotion

WHEN: the last two weeks of October (10/14-10/31)
WHERE: WSOU 89.5 FM

Included in this series are several notable metal bands:

  • We Came as Romans at the Starland Ballroom on October 5th
  • Black Dahlia Murder at the Starland Ballroom on October 9th and Irving Plaza on the 10th
  • Testament and Exodus at the Starland Ballroom on October 23rd
  • August Burns Red at the Starland Ballroom on Halloween


The promotion will also include hourly on-air giveaways where fans will get a chance to win tickets to these shows and exclusive band merchandise, as well as a “Halloween Interview Series,” featuring members of the bands such the Misfits, Ice Nice Kills, and The Black Dahlia Murder.


About WSOU

WSOU 89.5 FM, which began broadcasting in 1948, is the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University. Celebrated for its loud rock format and coverage of Seton Hall athletics, WSOU’s signal reaches all five boroughs of New York City and much of northern and central New Jersey and is available on iHeartRadio. WSOU was the 2016 winner of the National Broadcasters Association’s Marconi Award for Noncommercial Station of the Year and a 2019 nominee for the Marconi Award for Best College Radio Station. 

More information about the station can be found online at www.wsou.net and www.facebook.com/WSOUFM.

Acclaimed Soprano Sarah Brightman Performs A Christmas Symphony in NY and NJ, Nov 27

 

 

Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony

WHEN: Saturday, November 27, @ 8:00 p.m. 

WHERE: NJPAC, 1 Center Street, Newark, New Jersey; a short walk from the Newark Penn Station stop by Newark-bound PATH Train or Amtrak.
TICKETS: $49 and up. To purchase, contact NJPAC at 1.888.GO.NJPAC/1.888.466.5722 or visit NJPAC.org/dance.

Health + Safety Protocols: NJPAC regularly updates its COVID protocols and procedures based on CDC, federal, state, city, and other scientific data. At this time,COVID vaccination or negative test is required. Visit NJPAC.org for the most updated guidelines.

International singing superstar Sarah Brightman is the world’s biggest-selling Soprano. She pioneered the classical crossover music movement and is famed for possessing a vocal range of over three octaves. Her crystalline voice is immediately recognizable across the globe: earthy yet ethereal, haunting yet angelic. Since her international breakthrough as Christine DaaĆ© in The Phantom of the Opera, Sarah has toured extensively to widespread acclaim. She is credited with pioneering the classical crossover movement and is the only artist to have simultaneously topped the Billboard dance and classical charts.

Sarah’s work transcends any specific musical genre, synthesizing many influences and inspirations into a unique sound and vision. Today, she remains among the world’s most prominent performers, with global sales of 30 million units having received more than 180 gold and platinum awards in over 40 countries. On December 20th, 2020, Sarah headlined her first-ever global livestream event, Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony from the historic Christ Church Spitalfields in London, also featuring special guests Andrew Lloyd Webber, Aled Jones and choir Gregorian. It is currently available to watch on PBS stations across the nation.

Watch the Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony Trailer: https://youtu.be/IwP0nLbd4Qs.


About NJPAC
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, N.J., is America’s most diverse performing arts center, and the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted nearly 10 million visitors (including over 1.7 million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.

 

Register Today for the Launch of Virtual Exhibit on Jewish Farming in NJ, Oct. 21

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

How Did this Online Exhibit Come to Be?

 

Professors Jonathan Dekel-Chen and Nancy Sinkoff share insights on the exhibit's historical importance and current relevance in the Jewish Standard.

 Read the article here.



 



The perfect destination for Jewish film!

Tickets on Sale Now!


 

 

 

Monday, October 18, 2021

Bernie Williams Performs at Great Hall, Maplewood 


BERNIE WILLIAMS-GIL PARRIS QUARTET

WHEN: OCTOBER 22, 7:30pm
WHERE:
The Woodland Great Hall, 60 Woodland Rd., Maplewood
TICKETS: $50 - $60
Info and tickets go to smoothjazznj.com
Phone info at 201-340-0880

Yankee great, Grammy Nominee, Guitar Virtuoso Bernie Williams will  perform with fellow Guitarist and Grammy Nominee Gil Parris in the Great Hall at the Woodland in Maplewood N.J.

Billed as the Bernie Williams-Gil Parris Quartet, this super group is rounded off with the legendary “World’s Most Dangerous Bassist” Will Lee, and the multitalented Drummer and Vocalist Josh Dion.

The group will be doing a mix of classic songs with creative arrangements, as well as original material. The show is always entertaining, improvisational, and interactive.

A special treat will be provided by The Baker Street Trio, featuring Ace Williams. The high school age Jazz trio well on their way to being accomplished Jazz musicians, met through Jazz House Kids, and have built a reputation for themselves in the area.

Adding to the flavor of the Maplewood event will be guest MC, Maplewood Mayor Frank McGehee.

The event is presented by Smooth Jazz New Jersey, and the Audio upgrade by Live At Nite. The historic Georgian style Mansion and adjoining auditorium completed in 1930, is nestled in Maplewood Village just steps away from the most diverse choices in eating you will find anywhere. With the show right there, Maplewood is the place to be October 22nd for the dinner and a show experience. Parking is free throughout the Village.



MPL at New Pop-up Location at 253 Millburn Ave! Happy to See You! 

 

Monday, Oct 17 - Sunday, Oct 31, 2021

 

Renovation Update:

We are now open at our temporary location at 253 Millburn Ave (the old Annie Sez building). You can drop off your returns and pick up your holds at this location now. Public computers and Wi-Fi access are available. Check back with us for updates on all this and more! For more information on the renovation project happening at 200 Glen Ave, click here.

 

Please note that properly-worn masks are currently required in the library regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for your cooperation.

 


 

 

 

Programs for adults

 

ONLINE: PYTHON FOR ADULTS

Weds Oct 20 - Nov 17

2:00pm Register»

ONLINE: HALLOWEEN: A HAUNTED HISTORY with Kevin Woyce

Wednesday Oct 20

7:00pm Register»

 

ONLINE: BOOK CHAT

Monday Oct 25

3:30pm Register»

ONLINE: NANOWRIMO KICKOFF EVENT

Wednesday Oct 27

7:00pm Register»

 


 

IN PERSON AND ONLINE: TECH 1-ON-1 HELP

Email Matt Spitzer to schedule your appointment on Mondays between 1pm-3pm.

IN PERSON AND ONLINE: ESL CONVERSATION CLUBS

Beginner Conversation: Thursdays at 11:00am - Currently full, wait list available

Intermediate Conversation: Tuesdays at 10:00am

Email Liz Miller Boose for more information and to register.

 

Programs for children

 

IN PERSON: STORYTIME

Tuesdays at 1:30pm and Thursdays at 11:00am

Ages 2-5

IN PERSON: CRAFTERNOON

Thursday Oct 21

3:30pm

Register»

ONLINE: REPTILE DISCOVERY

Friday Oct 22

4:00pm Register»

 

 

ONLINE: THE NOT-SO-SCARY GHOST presented by Wonderspark Puppets

Monday Oct 25

4:00pm Register»

ONLINE: SPOOKY STORIES presented by the Writers Circle for Kids

Tuesday Oct 26

4:00pm Register»

ONLINE: ZOOM LEGOS

Thursday Oct 28

4:00pm

Register»

 


 

 

Programs for teens

 


 

IN PERSON: TEEN CRAFT

PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST

For Grades 5-12

It's time to get spooky! Show off your talents and you might win a little more than bragging rights. Baby pumpkins and supplies will be provided, but you may also BYOP. Registration strongly advised. Register»

 

MILLBURN TEEN READ-&-REVIEW

For Grades 7-12

Get volunteer hours for doing what you love to do already: reading.

 

Take and makes

 

For Kids up to age 11: Each week, children are invited to take home a bag of craft supplies to make a specific project. Check with the Children's Desk for more details.

For Teens ages 12-17: Stop by the Information Desk for a spooky soap kit.

For Adults ages 18 and up: Stop by the Information Desk for a pom-pom pumpkin.

Take and makes available while supplies last. Only one take and make per person please. Millburn library cardholders only.

 

Want to know what else the Millburn Library can do for you?

 

 

 




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Wed - Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm

Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm

Sun: 1:00pm-4:45pm

 


 

 


 

 

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