Arts and Culture

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives $35,000 Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Grant

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives $35,000 Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Grant

Thanks to a $35,000 grant from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will further its mission of providing programs and events that inspire a full appreciation and enjoyment of the arts in the city of Camden and the South Jersey region.

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Stedman Gallery Photography Exhibition Showcases Camden Youth

Stedman Gallery Photography Exhibition Showcases Camden Youth

By Tom McLaughlin In early 2014, Den Sweeney visited the Community Adolescents Striving for Achievement (CASA) Camden program for the first time. A former educator who taught grades kindergarten through high school, he was excited to help the program, run under the auspices of Guadalupe Family Services, fulfill its mission of providing a safe, empowering, […]

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Literary Stars to Offer Free Readings During 31st Annual Summer Writers’ Conference

Literary Stars to Offer Free Readings During 31st Annual Summer Writers’ Conference

Rutgers University–Camden will once again serve as the premier literary destination in South Jersey as it presents the 31st Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference from June 27 to July 7. Critically acclaimed authors and poets will present free public readings on select days from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Stedman Gallery on the […]

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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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