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October 18, 2019 | Women Artists on the Leading Edge: Celebrating Douglass College at 100
This exhibition also celebrates the forthcoming publication “Women Artists on the Leading Edge: Visual Arts at Douglass College” by Rutgers Distinguished Professor Emerita Joan Marter, who was both a faculty member in these heady days and witness to the feminist revolution in the arts Douglass College was founded in 1918 as the New Jersey College for Women. Inspired by Black Mountain College’s innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum, and courses in avant-garde, the faculty and students at Douglass College created a center for avant-garde art that embraced Fluxus, Pop, performance, and experimentation. Drawn from the collection of the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers, this exhibition celebrates the achievements of Douglass’s alumnae and faculty, among them Alice Aycock, Joan Snyder, Mimi Smith, Bonnie Lucas, and Joan Semmel. MUSEUM HOURS: T-F, 10am- 4:30pm. Sat-Sun, Noon-5pm. 1st Tues of most months, 10am-9pm. The museum is closed Mondays, major holidays, and the month of August. FREE Admission. The Zimmerli Art Museum hosts a panel discussion and book signing on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

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October 18, 2019 | Mid-Century New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s
Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars! The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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October 18, 2019 | Sleepy Hollow
ReThink Theatrical is thrilled to bring you an original re-telling of the legend of Sleepy Hollow in celebration of the legend’s 200th anniversary! In our story, a film crew is in production for a historic adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. After a series of unexplained on-set disasters caused by mysterious specters, it is at risk of being shut down. Passionate to complete the film, the cast and crew create a one-night-only event for investors to maintain the illusion that “nothing is wrong,” which, inevitably, all falls apart! Join us for a night of family-friendly comedy, the supernatural, and discovery as the mysterious specters set the film’s story straight, once and for all. Please visit rethinktheatrical.org/tickets for more information and to reserve your ticket now!

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October 18, 2019 | THE 5TH DIMENSION
THE 5TH DIMENSION The legendary group, The 5th Dimension continues to awe sold out audiences with their amazing harmonies, immaculate showmanship, and exciting energy. With over 20 million records sold worldwide, 22 TOP 40 Hits, five No.1 hits and six Grammy’s, they’re truly accomplished. Their classic songs include: Up, Up, and Away, One Less Bell to Answer, Last Night I Didn’t Get to Sleep At All, Wedding Bell Blues, Stoned Soul Picnic, and the iconic Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In. The 5th Dimension has performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages, including the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Hollywood Bowl, the Greek Theatre, Radio City Music Hall, and multiple casinos in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Canada. The group also boasts many television appearances over the past decades, including the Ed Sullivan Show, PBS performances, Good Morning America, The Grammy Awards show, and the Frank Sinatra Special. In 2015, original member and lead vocalist, Florence LaRue celebrated 50 years with the group. With Willie Williams, Leonard Tucker, Patrice Morris and Floyd Smith, the show includes more vocal range than ever and material that is fresh and varied. Much to the audience’s delight, LaRue works hard to remain true to the sound of The 5th Dimension’s original recordings, and performs their hits in their entirety.

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October 18, 2019 | Ballroom & Latin Social Dance Party for Adults
"Bring Your Circle of Friends, to Meet Our Circle of Friends" Social Parties are...well, lots of fun. Parties allow you to practice your steps and learn to navigate the floor in a social dance settings. Our friendly atmosphere allows you to dance and mingle with people of similar interests. They also encourage you to keep fit naturally and have a healthy social life by making new friends. Our Socials are well attended, 70-80 people, singles and couples. There is a complimentary dance lesson from 8pm - 9pm by certified, professional teachers. We will rotate during the class, so you can meet everyone. There are several of our professional instructions will be assisting you during Social Dancing! Snacks and Refreshments will be served. B.Y.O.B. The cost is only $15 for a great night of dancing and socializing. Feel free to call us at (732)444-8164 if you have any questions. Address: Ballroom Dream Dance Studio 284 Whitehead Avenue (485 Whitehead Avenue for GPS, or Ballroom Dream for GoolgeMaps) South River, NJ 08882 www.ballroomdream.com
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