the Buzz

WHAT’S BUZZING
IN NEW BRUNSWICK

CAMP INFORMATION

July 10-14 , 17-21 9am–5pm

Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Zumba & More!

Student pick-up no later than 5pm
BEFORE CARE | 8:30am Drop Off
AFTER CARE | 5:30pm Pick-Up

$250 PER WEEK +$50 BEFORE/AFTER CARE
First come, first served.
Students must provide their own lunch

For more information please contact Kathleen Smith at ksmith@arballet.org or 732.249.1254, ext. 10
80 Albany St, New Brunswick

coLab Arts

coLAB ARTS PRESENTS theVOM Story Slam

Thursday, September 14 at 7pm

We are all story tellers. Stories have the power to bring people together and create communities. theVOM is a regular story slam series that is open to anyone to participate, and also features community slams and storytelling workshops. Come prepared to tell your story on stage, unscripted without notes. A personal, true story, that happened to you where you are the central character. Though we love fiction, we’re interested in the truth. Your truth. Spill all of the details!

www.colab-arts.org

Pino’s Lounge (13 North 4th Avenue, Highland Park, NJ)

coLab Arts
Join us for exciting shows under our season’s thematic banner – Love & Happiness. For more details on our 2017-2018 Season, visit www.CrossroadsTheatreCompany.org
Mason Gross Extension Division

This summer, let your children explore, create, and perform under the expert guidance of New Jersey’s most distinguished teaching artists at the state’s premier arts conservatory. Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division offers a vibrant and innovative summer arts program for children 5 to young adults.

Camps, institutes, and intensives in music, dance, theater, film, and visual arts run throughout the summer. Opportunities include: Rutgers Symphonic Wind Band and Chamber Music Group, Jazz Institute, and The American String Teachers Association Chamber Music Institute. There are conservatories in dance and acting. Some programs require auditions or portfolios. A three-day oboe reed making intensive takes place in June while the Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers holds it’s intensive in August. A music theory and ear training boot camp is also on the list.

848-932-8618 | www.masongross.rutgers.edu/ extension-division/summer-programs

New Brunswick City Center

RESTAURANT WEEK

July 8-22

New Brunswick Restaurant Week is the most delicious two weeks of summer! New Brunswick Chefs will showcase the diversity and extraordinary culinary delights Central New Jersey has to offer.
www.NewBrunswick.com

NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET

Wednesdays, June 28-October 25, 2017 11:00am – 3:00pm

The NBCFM returns to the City Center offering fresh fruits, vegetables, spices, honey, and plants. This year specialty food and craft vendors will be joining the market every Wednesday.
www.nbcfarmersmarket.com

SUMMER AFTERNOON MUSIC SERIES

Fridays, June 23-August 25 | 12pm-1pm

Grab lunch and head on over to Kilmer park with friends or co-workers and enjoy the sounds of local artists. (weather permitting)
www.NewBrunswick.com
The Park @ Kilmer Square

George Street Playhouse

GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE’S SUMMER THEATRE ACADEMY

July 3-28

A Fun, Affordable, All-Day Theatre Camp for Youth and Teens
George Street Playhouse’s Summer Theatre Academy celebrates each student’s creative expression by providing a fun, engaging environment to explore theatre, develop self confidence, and collaborate with others. Our classes are ideal for students with or without theatre experience. Our nurturing staff of professional theatre artists offers classes for students ages 5-18 in the foundations of acting, movement, voice, and musical theatre.

For more information, or to register for classes, please visit www.gsponline.org or call 732-846-2895 x117.
Lord Stirling Community School, 101 Redmond Street, New Brunswick, NJ

George Street Playhouse will be moving to 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick for its 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons! Beginning in summer 2017, on the site of the Playhouse and Crossroads Theatre, work will begin on a state-of- the-art mixed-use tower that will include a performing arts center housing two performance spaces that George Street Playhouse will call home starting in the fall of 2019. At our interim location just off Route 1, George Street Playhouse at College Farm Road will continue its five-play seasons featuring the high-caliber plays and musicals that have made the theatre one of the most esteemed in the country.

The 2017-18 season will kick off with:

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE

WRITER (BOOK & LYRICS)

Joe DiPietro

COMPOSER

Jimmy Roberts

Playhouse favorite Joe DiPietro (“The Second Mrs. Wilson,” “Clever Little Lies” and “The Toxic Avenger”) returns with a fresh, new, contemporary look at his record-breaking off- Broadway musical—exclusively for George Street Playhouse patrons!

www.georgestreetplayhouse.org

New Brunswick Cultural Center/Arts New Brunswick

HUB CITY SOUNDS: CONCERT PERFORMANCE ARTS SERIES

July 23–Oct 8

Hub City Sounds is a FREE and Family welcoming Performing, Visual and Culinary Arts festival series with events for all tastes! Festivalgoers are welcome to bring blankets and chairs for lawn seating at the park and streetscape events, and delectable delights will be available for purchase. Come enjoy the Kid Zones featuring: moon castles, face painters, petting zoos and more. The events’ performance types, styles and cuisine will vary refl ecting the diverse population of New Brunswick’s community and of the region. Join us for this year’s events: Guelaguetza, Indo- American Festival, Caribbean Festival, Rock New Brunswick, Central Jersey Jazz Festival, Raritan River Festival, and Hub City Sounds@ Ciclovia: Corazón Latino Festival
For more details, visit www.NewBrunswickArts.org

stART

Want to join our stART “students share Art” program? Dinner + Show/Experience + Post show discussion with Artists = $5.00! We offer an Artistic experience (monthly), coupled with a meal for only $5.00. We also host themed workshops where the students learn more about diverse career opportunities in the Arts, from leaders in the field as well as sharing their own Artistic experiences. For more information visit www.NewBrunswickArts.org or www.colabarts.org/start

New Brunswick Jazz Project

The New Brunswick Jazz Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has been presenting FREE, world class jazz performances in New Brunswick since 2010. Shows take place 4 nights each week, year round.

Full schedule at www.nbjp.org

Hub City Jazz Festival

JAZZ VACATION

November 4-5

Win 2 VIP concert tickets to the Hub City Jazz Festival extravaganza, 2 night hotel stay, and dinner for 2!

Enter to win at www.HubCityJazz.com from June 1 to September 30

Mason Gross School of the Arts

MASON GROSS SUMMER SERIES

Eastern Wind Symphony | June 28
Classic, contemporary, and patriotic wind band selections from leading composers and arrangers.
Nicholas Music Center

Mason Gross Jazz Faculty | July 19
Conrad Herwig leads an award-winning ensemble performing straight-ahead jazz in this annual summer favorite.
Nicholas Music Center

Summer DancePlus | July 20
Contemporary choreography with danceTactics Performance Group, Connolly & Co., and Kyle Marshall Choreography.
Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater

Kookmin Dance Theatre | July 27
Traditional Korean dance from Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea.
Nicholas Music Center

General Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5 (Fees may apply). Tickets will go on sale Thursday, July 13. Summer daytime ticket office hours are Mon-Fri, 10am- 4pm. (Summer hours may vary. Please call ahead.) Venues are in the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, 85 George St. at Ryders Lane and Route 18, New Brunswick, NJ. Wristbands will be distributed upon entry to free performances. No tickets required for free events. Limited seating. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

848-932-7511 | www.masongross.rutgers.edu

State Theatre New Jersey

FREE MOVIE SCREENINGS

The Incredibles

Wed, July 5 at 10:30am & 7pm

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Tue, July 11 at 10:30am & 7pm

Finding Dory

Tue, July 18 at 10:30am & 7pm

Zootopia

Tue, July 25 at 10:30am & 7pm

Mary Poppins

Tue, August 1 at 10:30am & 7pm

The Secret Life of Pets

Tue, August 8 at 10:30am & 7pm

15 Livingston Avenue

The Yard @ College Avenue

JUNE-SEPTEMBER

Wednesdays, 9pm | Movie Night
Fridays, 12pm-2pm | Live Music Lunch Hour
Sundays, 10:30am-11:30am | Outdoor Yoga

SUMMER EVENING SERENADES

Thursdays in June Including collaborations with: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, the Opera Program at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and the New Brunswick Jazz Project. All events are FREE and outside at The Yard, and include a cash bar. BYO blankets and lawn chairs. For details please visit www.TheYardRU.com.

42 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ.

Zimmerli Art Museum | Rutgers

CATS VS. DOGS: ILLUSTRATIONS FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE

July 1, 2017-June 24, 2018

It’s an age-old question: are you a cat person or a dog person? Visit the new exhibition Cats vs. Dogs: Illustrations for Children’s Literature (opening July 1) to view the character and charms of both animals, vividly envisioned in a selection of original drawings from the Zimmerli’s collection.

www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu
71 Hamilton Street, College Avenue Campus

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