Arts and Culture

Series of Events to Celebrate Black History Month in February

Series of Events to Celebrate Black History Month in February

CAMDEN – A series of compelling activities will celebrate cultural diversity at Rutgers University–Camden throughout Black History Month in February. Thursday, Feb. 6 Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers-Camden, will deliver a lecture, “The Origins and Significance of African American History Month,” at 12:15 p.m. Glasker, a noted scholar whose research examines […]

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Theater Program Presents “Nickel and Dimed”

Theater Program Presents “Nickel and Dimed”

The Rutgers–Camden Theater Program continues its 2013-2014 season with a production of Joan Holden’s Nickel and Dimed, a stage adaptation of the acclaimed book Nickel and Dimed, on (Not) Getting by in America by Barbara Eherenreich. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 to Sunday, Feb. 16 in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the […]

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Award-Winning Graphic Novelist Chris Ware to Present Lecture

Award-Winning Graphic Novelist Chris Ware to Present Lecture

Award-winning cartoonist and graphic novelist Chris Ware will present a free public lecture on the Rutgers–Camden campus at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. The talk, which is free of charge and open to the general public, will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room on the main level of the Campus Center, located on Third Street, […]

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Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Gallery Show on the Graphic Novel

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Gallery Show on the Graphic Novel

Graphic novels are book-length illustrated narratives produced by a myriad of contemporary author-artists. Beginning on Jan. 16, the Stedman Gallery at Rutgers–Camden has been transformed into a haven for artists displaying comix versions of their life stories through a marriage of drawings and text. Running through April 26, the gallery show, “Compulsive Narratives: Stories that […]

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Museum Education Program Introduces Children to Gallery Art

Museum Education Program Introduces Children to Gallery Art

Second-grader Jayden Tuten prepares his rocket ship for launch. He quickly transforms a paper-towel tube into the ship’s hull and connects wires – made of pipe cleaners – for the big countdown. “The wires energize it up,” Tuten explains. Meanwhile, classmates Tonya Ross and Tavon Johnson are fast at work fastening bottle-cap eyes, pipe-cleaner hair, […]

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