Monthly Archives: June 2012

July–August 2012 Sr Center Art & AIPP

Open 8:30–4:30pm weekdays, For more information/registration, call 732.329.4000 ext. 7670
For South Brunswick residents over 55
Senior Center Lobby Gallery
Watercolors by Jean Dunham, July 2–September 25

July 5 • 12:30pm, Classic Movie, Top Hat.
July 12 • 11am, Barbeque; 12pm, Nicky D Entertainment,
bring coffee, tea bags, can of tuna as admission Continue reading

July 10 • The Gallery: Reception, Through the Camera’s Eye

Through the Camera’s Eye
Bob Ambrosio, Michael Derer,
Bill Hoo, John Sandstedt

Photography Exhibit
July 2–October 2
Meet the Artists July 10, 6:30–8pm Continue reading

Fall 2012 Poetry Series

September 16Basil Rouskas
October 21Elizabeth Ann Socolow & Wanda Praisner
November 18Bob Rosenbloom & Barbara Crooker
December 9Timothy Donnelly & Adam Fitzgerald

Followed by open readings by audience members

Basil Rouskas has been writing poetry for over 30 years. Continue reading

Fall 2012 Jazz Cafe

Fall Programs • Fridays, 8–10pm
September 7Eric Mintel Quartet,
October 12 • Shikantaza,
November 2 Sandy Sasso Quintet, www,
December 14 • TBA
Herb Eckert Auditorium in the Senior Center South Brunswick Municipal Complex 540 Route 522 • Monmouth Junction Admission $6 at the door, (includes light refreshment); doors open 7:30pm Information: 732.329.4000 x7635 • For more jazz throughout the state,

July-August 2012 Area Events

For more NJ ARTS PROGRAMS • 800.THE.ARTS,,, (discount tickets)

July 2–September 25 • 8:30–4:30pm,
Watercolors by Jean Dunham, Lobby Gallery, South Brunswick Senior
Center, 540 Route 522, Monmouth Junction. For more information,
732.329.4000 x7670. Continue reading

July-August 2012 Opportunities

Women who love to sing are invited to visit the chorus any Monday evening at 7:15pm. 112 Main Street, Forrestal Village, Princeton. For information call Carole at 732.236.6803, mail or visit
July 2–13, 9am–12pm, Intermediate Strings (entering gr. 4–5), Indian Fields School; Continue reading

June 2012, The Gallery

Zoonanalia at The Gallery through June 26

Zooanalia simply means all animal life (other than human beings). This exhibit has all types from real to highly stylized. Animals are celebrated as painting, drawing, collage, photography, sculpture and quilt. Continue reading

June 4: Gallery Talk: Don Bloom

Gallery Talk, June 4, 6:30-8pm

Don Bloom, Oil Painting to Caricature

At age 23, Don Bloom was awarded a full scholarship by the Instituo Auende, Mexico, and was selected as one of the 5 “Artists of the Year” in New Jersey by the Newark News. A WPA artist, Bloom will show examples of his work from various periods, in different media, and encompassing various art forms, including illustration, cartooning and caricature. Bloom will demonstrate his interest in caricature by selecting members of the audience and creating full-color caricatures. He estimates he has drawn more than 10,000 heads. Bloom is among the exhibitors in Zooanalia, the current exhibit at The Gallery. For more information, visit

Don Bloom, Roosters and Still Life

Roosters by Don Bloom“When in Mexico attending art college on a scholarship in the 50s, I sketched and photographed barnyard roosters.
The subject so fascinated me that I based my Master’s Thesis on it.”

June 6 • Camera Club: How to Submit Photos for Exhibit

Wednesday, June 6, 7-9pm

How to Submit Photos for Exhibit

Princeton Camera Club, which runs the Art Ways Gallery at the Princeton Alliance Church in Plainsboro, has accepted SB Camera Club into their Annual Club Photo Exhibition along with Cranbury and Raritan Camera Clubs. In October, we will feature an exhibit “In Memory” of Vera Schwartz, beloved past president of South Brunswick Camera Club. Learn how to prepare work for exhibit at this meeting. Continue reading

June 2012 Area Events

For more NJ ARTS PROGRAMS • 800.THE.ARTS,,, (discount tickets)

June 1 • 3:30pm, Reunions Organ Concert, free, Princeton University.
June 1 • 4:30–7pm, Howl Festival: Group Reading of Allen Ginsberg’s HOWL, free, Tompkins Sq Park, South Stage, NYC.

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