31.8 F (-0.1 C)
Thursday, November 23

Brookdale Newsroom

Archives

Brookdale Big Band Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Brookdale Big Band celebrated three decades of swing, jazz and high-energy entertainment on Nov. 14 with a special 30th anniversary concert at the Performing Arts Center in Lincroft. Hundreds of local music fans and Brookdale community members packed into the theater for the milestone performance, which featured an eclectic set-list of 1940’s and 1950’s […]

Acclaimed Author William Watkins Returns to Brookdale

Brookdale’s 2015 Visiting Writers Series continued on Nov. 3 with the return of acclaimed novelist, poet and playwright William Jon Watkins. One of Brookdale’s founding faculty members, Watkins served as a humanities professor at the college until his retirement in 2008. During that span, Watkins made a name for himself as a science fiction author […]

Brookdale Honored by Monmouth Arts Council

Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy was recognized by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and presented with a 2015 Monmouth Arts award on Oct. 23 during Monmouth Arts’ annual “Celebration of the Arts” Gala in Sea Bright. The award, which honors individuals and organizations for inspiring and fostering the arts in Monmouth County, recognized […]

Brookdale Professor “Focuses” on Her Art

An accomplished artist and photography professor with over 25 years of teaching, Geanna Merola has found not only her calling as an artist but has fulfilled a dream that takes so much focus and time to achieve. Merola began her journey here at Brookdale in 1989 as an adjunct and within just one year had […]

Famed Sculptor Returns to Brookdale

In a career spanning more than four decades, sculptor A. Thomas Schomberg is arguably most famous for crafting the iconic “Rocky” statue, which sits near the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. During a series of talks on the Lincroft campus on Oct. 12, however, the artist reminisced on his lesser-known beginnings as one […]

Award-Winning Poets Speak at Brookdale

A capacity crowd of students, faculty and community members packed into the Student Life Center on Oct. 5 for the kickoff of this year’s Visiting Writers Series, featuring acclaimed poets Ilyse Kusnetz and Michael Broek. The award-winning wordsmiths read selections from their latest works and spoke with the audience about the various themes, personal histories […]

College Hour Goes “Live” with Notes at Noon

The 2015-16 Live at Lunch series got off to a rousing start on Sept. 22 with “Notes at Noon,” headlined by acclaimed jazz flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq. A Montclair native and Rutgers University alumni, Abdur-Razzaq is an arranger, composer, director, educator, and writer who has brought his unique brand of jazz to audiences across the globe […]

New CVA Exhibit to Open with Faculty Day Reception

More than 30 artists from Asheville, Spruce Pine and other western North Carolina arts enclaves will be featured in the new exhibition “Clay Directions,” which opens to Brookdale students, faculty and staff in the Center for the Visual Arts (CVA) gallery on Sept. 1. The exhibition features more than 90 pieces of pottery, glass, wood […]

CVA Exhibition to Kick Off ‘Celebration of the Humanities’

Sculptors, painters, writers, musicians, dancers, performers and artists of all stripes are encouraged to submit work for a new Brookdale-themed Center for the Visual Arts (CVA) exhibition titled “We/Re/E-Merge.” All Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators can participate in the exhibition, which will run from Oct. 5 to Nov. 18 as part of a semester-long celebration […]

Summer Shakespeare Gives Fans a “Bloody” Good Show

Hundreds of theater fans, arts enthusiasts and day-trippers from across New Jersey set up camp on the Lincroft campus this month for the 14th annual production of Shakespeare on the Lawn. This year’s featured play – the rarely performed 16th century tragedy “Titus Andronicus” – was arguably the edgiest material ever staged by the Summer […]

Page 5 of 6« First...23456