Tuesday, January 12, 2016

JANUARY EVENTS @ SOPAC

WHERE: South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange.

Image result for gerard amsellemArt and Film: Van Gogh
WHEN: January 23, 11 am- 5pm.
ADMISSION:
$50 includes a light lunch ($25 students).
(973) 313-2787. www.SOPACnow.org

Hosted by Gerard Amsellem and Mikel Frank, The Visual Passion Duo, this seminar will be an in depth look at the work, the life and the time of Vincent Van Gogh. The day begins with an illustrated lecture followed by a presentation covering the historical context, the life and the art of Van Gogh. A light lunch (included in the ticket price) will be offered before a screening of the French film Van Gogh. The film focuses on the last few months of the artist’s life. A post-screening question and answer period along with discussion about the film will conclude the seminar

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Jazz in the Loft: Radam Schwartz
WHEN: January 24, 7pm.
ADMISSION:
$15.
(973) 313-2787. www.SOPACnow.org

Radam Schwartz has built his reputation over the last 25 years playing with such great musicians as Arthur and Red Prysock, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Al Hibler, and Jimmy Ford. He continues to make music history today playing with renowned artists Cecil Brooks III, Russell Malone, and David Fathead Newman. Radam Schwartz’s own band, Conspiracy for Positivity, offers a fresh, original jazz sound and brings youth and experience to the bandstand.

Robyn Hitchcock approvedRobyn Hitchcock
WHEN: January 30, 8pm.
TICKETS:
$32-$38.
(973) 313-2787. www.SOPACnow.org

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer-songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Robyn Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan, who is, coincidentally, Robyn Hitchcock’s biggest musical inspiration.