Arts and Culture

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden music program will ring in the spring season with a diverse selection of free, public concerts. Five different programs will be presented throughout April and May, featuring music ranging from classical to contemporary. In addition to the collaborative Spring Serenade Concert, each of the music program’s premier ensembles will […]

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An Open Book: Rutgers–Camden Professor Channels Love and Loss in Stirring Memoir

An Open Book: Rutgers–Camden Professor Channels Love and Loss in Stirring Memoir

In his newly published memoir, The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship (Graywolf Press), Paul Lisicky, an assistant professor of English, crafts a collage of compelling scenes and images – a conversation in images, as he calls it – drawn from two relationships that he acknowledges helped shape the writer and person that he is today.

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A Talk with Actor, Director, and Screenwriter Toni Kalem

A Talk with Actor, Director, and Screenwriter Toni Kalem

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will host a talk with actress, director, and screenwriter Toni Kalem – perhaps best known for her role as Angie Bonpensiero, the long-suffering wife of Big Pussy on “The Sopranos.” The event, originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, is postponed. The new date will be posted once it is available. […]

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English Professor Named Guggenheim Fellow

English Professor Named Guggenheim Fellow

By Tom McLaughlin Paul Lisicky, an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow for general nonfiction. An accomplished writer, Lisicky was one of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists to receive the prestigious award in recognition of prior achievement and exceptional promise, out of a group […]

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Theater Program Presents Shakespeare’s Tragic Masterpiece “Romeo and Juliet”

Theater Program Presents Shakespeare’s Tragic Masterpiece “Romeo and Juliet”

Just in time for the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the Rutgers University–Camden theater program will present the legendary playwright’s tragic masterpiece “Romeo and Juliet” in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the Rutgers–Camden campus.

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