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A master of acoustic Folk/Blues, Chris Smither creates a singular guitar sound — a beat-driven fingerpicking, layered over his ever-present rhythmic, tapping feet (always mic’d in performance). A lifelong devotee of Bluegrass, Tim O’Brien is skilled on guitar, mandolin, fiddle and banjo. He often performs with his wife, vocalist Jan Fabricius.
Comedian, actor and television writer Paul Reiser is one of Hollywood’s most prolific creatives. Reiser can currently be seen in Stranger Things and The Kominsky Method, for which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
SOPAC's Annual Gala
SAT, NOV 5, at 6PM
At Orange Lawn Tennis Club
The SOPAC Gala brings together patrons, community leaders and artists to raise significant funds to support local arts education and serve our community through arts experiences that inspire and transform.
The honorees this year are:
Longtime Board member, previous
Board Chair (2016-2022), and supporter of SOPAC.
South Orange/Maplewood Community
Coalition on Race
A nationally recognized non-profit committed to building and
maintaining a thriving, racially integrated, suburban
SOPAC is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit.
Programs are made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on
the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Programs
are supported in part by a grant from the New Jersey Department of State,
Division of Travel and 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
973-313-2787 when tickets are purchased.