SOMA Film Festival
WHEN: MAR 9-12
WHERE: SOPAC, One SOPAC Way, South Orange (behind the train station)
Join us at the 2nd annual SOMA Film Festival where independent filmmakers screen their work in a long weekend of the innovative and the unexpected.
This year's festival will showcase new films from local, student, domestic and international filmmakers with 10 feature films, over 30 short films from 10 countries and all corners of the United States, an American premiere, numerous Northeast premieres, filmmaker Q&As and more.
Purchase your SOMA Film Festival passes today and see you at the movies!
Free Gallery Reception
WHEN: THU, MAR 9 at 7PM
Celebrate a new art exhibit in
The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery.
As a lover of nature, you will find Mary Jane Van Zeijts in search of the perfect light. Her pastel images are both luminescent and moody, a juxtaposition she catches in a seemingly effortless manner.
Triple Threat Dance Showcase
WHEN: FRI, MAR 17 at 8PM
Nimbus Dance Works, Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre and Umoja Dance Company showcase the grace of ballet, the passion of Spanish dance and the infectious rhythms of Africa.
Supported in part by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.
Jazz in the Loft: Dave Stryker
WHEN: SUN, MAR 19 at 7PM
The Village Voice has called him “one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years” and he has once again been voted one of the top 2016 Jazz Guitarists by Downbeat Critics and Readers Polls.
Curated and hosted by Lee Boswell-May.
Chris Smither and David Lindley
WHEN: THU, MAR 23 at 7:30PMAn incredible double-bill featuring two true guitar masters. Smither is an original whose songs draw deeply from the Blues, American Folk roots, modern poets and philosophers. Lindley is an expert with such wide variety of instruments that Acoustic Guitar referred to the World music artist as a “maxi-instrumentalist.”
SOPAC is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit. Programs are made possible in part with funds from National Endowment for the Arts, NJ State Council on the Arts and NJ Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism.
SOPAC is committed to making arts experiences as enjoyable as possible for all. If a member of your party needs assistance, notify the Box Office at 973-313-2787when tickets are purchased. You may also contact Patron & Ticket Services at 973-382-1028 at least 7-10 days prior to an event to request assistance