Saturday, August 15, 2020
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Learn about the vibrant arts and history that New Brunswick and the County of Middlesex has to offer! This first-time event includes a variety of live music, dance, and spoken word performances; interviews with local artists; a behind-the-scenes look at the local theatre scene; a historical close-up of Middlesex County; craft making activities, and so much more!

Watch at: http://tinyurl.com/NBHEARTFestival

Sponsors

Magyar Bank
City of New Brunswick
Magyar Bank
State Theatre New Jersey
Magyar Bank

Schedule of Events

  • 3pm-4pm
    • Welcome! Meet Hosts NJ Radio Hall of Famer Bert Baron and Co-Founder of CPRLive, Sharon Gordon
    • Music Performance by Sonido Latino
    • Mindfulness Session with Carla Haynes from Garden of Healing
    • Music Performance by New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra
    • Also in this hour: New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, Arts Institute of Middlesex County, MCFOODS, Elijah’s Promise, and AMARD&V (Artist Mentoring Against Racism, Drugs, and Violence Program)
  • 4pm-5pm
    • Music Performance by Jerry Weldon Quartet presented by the New Brunswick Jazz Project
    • Intro to Ballet Class presented by American Repertory Ballet
      (Recommended for ages 10+)
    • Music Performance by Latin Grammy-winning duo 123 Andrés in both English and Spanish,
      presented by State Theatre New Jersey 
      (Recommended for ages 4-8)
    • Conversation and Virtual Gallery Tour with Co-Founder Dontae Muse of Above Art Studio
    • The scoop on the latest public art projects by coLAB Arts
    • Also in this hour: Mason Gross Community Arts
  • 5pm-6pm
    • Student-produced Art & Poetry slideshow presented by the Civic League of Greater New Brunswick
    • Butterfly/Bee painting workshop with Claire D’Amato from Zimmerli Art Museum
      (Recommended for ages 4+)
      Get your markers, plain paper, cup of water and paper towels!
    • Also in this hour: East Jersey Old Town and Middlesex County, Historic Sites and History Services
  • 6pm-7pm
    • Tap Dance Performance by Omar Edwards from Crossroads Theatre Company’s FLY
    • Murals of New Brunswick presented by New Brunswick Community Arts Council
    • Music Performance by Silent Knight, local emcee from the Band Called Fuse
    • Behind-the-Scenes with George Street Playhouse
    • Music Performance by Classical Singer Elise Brancheau
    • Spoken Word Performance by Justan Mitchell
    • DJ Set by Grammy®-winning emcee DRKBXT
      Also in this hour: New Brunswick City Center and a Thank You video from the New Brunswick HEART Festival partners
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