Monday, November 8, 2021

New at SOPAC


Attend a Special Screening with Star Frankie Faison



The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain


The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain
at The Village at SOPAC
THU, NOV 11, at 7PM

Based on the true events that led to the death of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr., an elderly African American veteran with bipolar disorder who was killed during a conflict with police officers who were dispatched to check on him.

Stick around after the screening for an in-person Q&A with star Frankie Faison.




This Weekend in The Herb + Milly Iris Gallery



Transitional Energy


Walk + Talk
SUN, NOV 14, at 2PM

Hear from the artist and curator of Transitional Energy: Form, Shape, Color, the latest exhibit on view in the Herb + Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC.




Holiday Happening



Nefesh Mountain

The Hanukkah Holiday Concert Nefesh Mountain
at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel

THU, DEC 2, at 7:30PM

Montclair-based Nefesh Mountain has been hailed as a boundary pushing Bluegrass Americana band. They’re known for giving voice to Jewish-American culture.




In The SOPAC Loft



John Lee

John Lee & Friends

featuring Cyrus Chestnut, Freddie Hendrix, Steve Carrington & Karl Latham
SAT, NOV 20, at 8PM

John Lee, a 2019 Grammy Award winner and Dizzy Gillespie’s long-time bassist, comes to SOPAC with a few of his friends.




Rent the Loft

A Night With E.R.I.C. (Extra Rich In Class) and special musical vocal guest MECCA
SAT, DEC 11, at 8PM

E.R.I.C. (Extra Rich In Class) is known for evoking the spirit of artists like Luther Vandross, Bill Withers and Barry White.




Mike Griot

Mike Griot Presents
A 10 Year Celebration of the South Orange International Blues Festival

SAT, DEC 18, at 8PM

Blues bassist/impresario Mike Griot brings Blues People (Kelton Cooper/Gene Lake/Victor Burks/Mike Griot) and special guests Michael Hill, Eliza Neals and Popa Chubby to SOPAC.


Coming Up at SOPAC

FEB 5  Gangstagrass 

FEB 10  Ms. Lisa Fischer

FEB 11  An Evening with Lucy Kaplansky / Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

FEB 12  The Heart & Soul of Magic

FEB 12  Ryan Hamilton 

FEB 18  The James Hunter Six

FEB 25  Colin Quinn: The Last Best Hope Tour

FEB 26  The Brit Pack

MAR 4  Kindred The Family Soul

MAR 5  An Evening With Marc Cohn

MAR 6  Stone Soup and Other Stories

MAR 9  Son Volt

MAR 10  Resistance Revival Chours

MAR 11  Red Baraat Festival of Colors

MAR 12  David Broza & Trio Havana

MAR 13  Dee Dee Bridgewater & Bill Charlap 

MAR 18  Edwin McCain

MAR 20  Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas

MAR 24  The Moth Mainstage

MAR 25 &26  The Machine performs Pink Floyd

APR 1  Marc Broussard 

View the Calendar


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