Friday, September 15, 2017

THIS WEEK @ SOPAC

WHERE: South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC),  1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079.
TICKETS: To purchase tickets, contact SOPAC at (973) 313-2787 or visit www.SOPACnow.org.

Photo of Tom Rush and Livingston Taylor

Sept 16: Tom Rush & Livingston Taylor

Two Folk legends that made musical history through the decades come to the SOPAC stage in a double bill celebrating the uplifting music that gives joy and inspiration to people throughout the world. South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange. 8PM Tickets: $35-$55. (973) 313-2787. www.SOPACnow.org

Sept 17: American Theater Group

Page Count
by Kerr Lockhart

A reading in the SOPAC Loft.

A screen writing team in 1930s Hollywood grapple with issues of life and death as they struggle to churn out screenplay after screenplay.

South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange NJ 07079. Tickets: $10 in advance-$15 at the door. (973)-313-2787. www.SOPACnow.org

Film Club

Sept 24: La Cinémathèque: Women Film Directors
Membership: $60 (four screenings and discussions)

La Cinémathèque Film Club presents a brand new series of film screenings this fall. “Women Film Directors” will be a chronology of pictures directed by women from around the world, produced from 1962 to the present day. The series will explore the social, economic and political aspects of each director’s home country and the cinematic language of the female filmmaker. After each screening, there will be a discussion about the different messages and viewpoints of these great directors, their impact on the world of cinema and their impact on the lives of women from various cultures. Film Club memberships are $60 and available for sale through the second screening, Post-show discussions build upon prior events.

  • SEP 24 |  Cleo De 5 A 7 (1962)
    directed by Agnes Varda, France
  • OCT 15  |  Seven Beauties (1975)
    directed by Lina Wertmuller, Italy
  • NOV 12  |  Europa-Europa (1990)
    directed by Agnes Holland, Poland
  • DEC 17  | Take My Eyes (2003)
    directed by Iciar Bollain, Spain

Matthew Sweet

Sept 24: Matthew Sweet

Matthew Sweet emerged in 1991 as the leading figure of the American Power Pop revival, when his album Girlfriend became a hit with its title track reaching the Top Five on the Modern Rock charts. South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange NJ 07079. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $30-$40. (973)-313-2787. www.SOPACnow.org