Arts and Culture

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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Camden Comic Con Returns! Third Annual Festival Promises Fun for All Ages

Camden Comic Con Returns! Third Annual Festival Promises Fun for All Ages

By Tom McLaughlin For the seasoned comic book fans, perhaps it’s the chance to unearth those hidden treasures – the fabled, rare issues that they have longed dreamed about – or to brush elbows with their heroes – that is, the creators and artists behind their favorite characters. For the newcomers, maybe they are seeking […]

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Drawing Interest: Camden Schoolchildren Learn Art of Creating Comics from Rutgers–Camden Grad

Drawing Interest: Camden Schoolchildren Learn Art of Creating Comics from Rutgers–Camden Grad

By Tom McLaughlin For as long as Ryan Brady can remember, comics were a way to escape from reality and enter new, enchanted worlds full of mystery and intrigue. As the Collingswood resident recalls, in the early 1990s, he and his older brothers began collecting comic books, and the boys became enthralled with the unfolding, […]

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