Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Celebrate Poetry Month with The State Theatre NJ


Community Poetry Reading

CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH!

Community Poetry Reading with Glenis Redmond

Wed, April 14, at 7pm ET
State Theatre New Jersey presents a FREE virtual Community Poetry Reading on Zoom during National Poetry Month with Artist-in-Residence, nationally-acclaimed poet Glenis Redmond! This special event is a celebration of our community, and the power of poetry to connect us all. The event will start with Glenis as she performs poetry from her 20+ year career. During the program, she will be joined by recent poetry workshop participants who will share their poems.

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About Glenis Redmond
Glenis Redmond is an award-winning poet and educator from South Carolina who is passionate about guiding others to gather their stories through poetry. She tells stories with poetry—tales from her life, her family, her African-American heritage, and her sensitive observations of the world around her—inspiring audiences of all ages. Glenis is a teaching artist with the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC; Poet-in-Residence at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC; and a featured performer on National Public Radio and TEDx.
Watch her TEDx Talk.

Underwritten by

TODD SHAMY and JOEY GRINKLEY

STREAMING NOW & COMING SOON!

online Italian Wine Tasting

Online Italian Wine Tasting
In Support of State Theatre's Reopening

Featuring Certified Sommelier and Italian Wine Ambassador Michelle Erland
Sat, April 24, at 4pm ET

We invite you to join us for this fun online tasting with Certified Sommelier and Italian Wine Ambassador Michelle Erland. Journey into Italy’s Veneto Wine Region to explore and learn about the amazing wines this region has to offer. Whether you supply your own wine, let us deliver the wine selections directly to you, or enjoy these wines and a Stage Left Charcuterie Board delivered to your door, you are sure to have a fun evening and perhaps learn something new! Your participation is tax-deductible and helps ensure State Theatre’s successful reopening this fall in our newly renovated theater and 100th Anniversary Season.


Salsa Basics Class

Salsa Basics Class with Elvis Ruiz

Thu, April 29, at 7pm ET
Join us for an invigorating online salsa course, led by Elvis Ruiz from Alma Montuno Latin Dance! This event on Zoom is a wonderful opportunity to get on your feet and try something new. During the 45-minute intro to salsa session learn to combine different dance steps and patterns. No prior experience needed, just willingness to learn! Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $10 allows you to participate and helps support State Theatre’s Community Engagement Programming, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated!


Ralphs World Online Trivia Night

Ralph's World
Milk & Cookies Online

Now streaming through May 1
Dance, sing, and rock out with indie rock star and children’s entertainer Ralph Covert! Ralph Covert is the creator of Ralph’s World, the kids’ indie rock band that wins over children and parents alike. Ralph's State Theatre Milk & Cookies debut performance will feature music, silliness, and fun for the whole family! Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $10 allows you to participate and helps support State Theatre’s Family Programming, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated!


Aaron Nigel Smith

Aaron Nigel Smith
Milk & Cookies Online

Now streaming through May 1
Experience the peaceful joy of Reggae with a performance by Billboard chart-topper Aaron Nigel Smith! The Milk & Cookies artist recently released In Our America, an album that debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae charts. Songs from the album are featured in his Milk & Cookies performance! Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $10 allows you to participate and helps support State Theatre’s Family Programming, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated!


Sci-Fi Online Trivia Nght

Sci-Fi Online Trivia Night

Tue, May 4, at 7pm ET
"Beam me up, Scotty!" Join us on this epic trivia adventure featuring questions on Sci-Fi movies, books, and topics like time travel, technology, and extra-terrestrials! Expect questions on all your Sci-Fi favorites, like Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, Dune, Ender's Game, 1984, William Shatner, The Matrix, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Snowpiercer, Doctor Who, Contact, Inception, Jeff Goldblum, Firefly, The Martian, and more. Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $5 allows you to participate and helps support State Theatre’s Community Engagement Programming, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated!


Superheroes & Villains Online Trivia Night

Superheroes & Villains Online Trivia Night

Wed, June 9, at 7pm ET
Attention superhero fans, are your spidey-senses tingling, because this Trivia Night is for you! Marvel or DC, it doesn't matter here, because we are going to test your knowledge of both worlds. Superheroes & Villains Trivia will cover movies, comics, heroes and villains history, secret identities, famous lines, actors and actresses, and we "could do this all day." Assemble your friends and family because it's time to leap into action and join in the trivia fun! Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $5 allows you to participate and helps support State Theatre’s Community Engagement Programming, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated!


Brady Rymer

Brady Rymer
Milk & Cookies Online

Now streaming through July 1
Rock out to the upbeat tunes of Grammy®-nominated artist Brady Rymer! This Milk & Cookies performer has been writing children’s music for over 20 years. Loved for his whimsical lyrics and rustic rock sound, Rymer is also recognized for his band, Brady and The Little Band That Could. Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $10 allows you to participate and helps support State Theatre’s Family Programming, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated!


Tim Kubart

Tim Kubart
Milk & Cookies Online

Now streaming through July 1
Join us for a memorable Milk & Cookies musical experience with singer-songwriter Tim Kubart! Tim Kubart is an actor, musician, producer, and writer for some of the most successful children's entertainment. This new Milk & Cookies performer is known for his popular pop songs that are as heartwarming as they are dance-able. The singer-songwriter won a Grammy® Award for Best Children's Album in 2016 for his album, Home. Throughout his 15-year career, Kubart has written songs for and appeared in famous children's media like Sesame Street, PostModern JukeBox, Netflix Family, and PBS Kids. Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $10 allows you to participate and helps support State Theatre’s Family Programming, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated!


Share Your Story

We want to hear YOUR State Theatre story! In commemoration of our 100th anniversary this year, we are collecting stories to share and celebrate the many memories made at STNJ through the years. Share your STNJ story and photos and you might see your story featured on our social media channels!