Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sept-Oct 2012 • The Gallery

Through The Camera’s Eye

Photography Exhibit Through October 2 features
Bob Ambrosio, Michael Derer, Bill Hoo, John Sandstedt
Exhibit Through October 2

Gallery Talk, Monday, September 24, 6:30–8pm  Followed by Camera Club Meeting

The photographers exhibiting in Through the Camera’s Eye will show images and discuss their work. Each presents a unique point of view. Bob Ambrosio (Dayton), “…focuses with a fine artistic sense, momentsin time that move him.” Michael Derer (Kendall Park), “…A former photojournalist, now turns his eye away from public people and events to the world in his own backyard.” Bill Hoo, (Plainsboro), Continue reading

Sept-Oct 2012 • Jazz Cafe

Eric Mintel Quartet
Friday, September 7, 8—10pm

In 1993, Eric Mintel formed his Quartet. His jazz work is heavily influenced by Dave Brubeck, but he also composes and performs orchestral and choral music, blending jazz, classical and the sacred choral music of Duke Ellington. The quartet has performed twice at the White House for Presidents Clinton and Obama, as well as numerous times at the Kennedy Center. His piano performance is accompanied by Nelson Hill (sax, clarinet and flute), Jack Hegyi (bass) and David Mohn (drums). In July 2012, the quartet released their 10th CD, this time of all original music, Just Around The Corner. For more, visit Continue reading

Sept-Oct 2012 • Poetry Series

Basil Rouskas • Hank Kalet
Sunday, September 16, 2–4pm

Basil Rouskas has been writing poetry for over 30 years. His first poetry lines in the Greek language were protests against the military Junta who took over Greece and ruled it until the mid 70’s. He currently writes mainly in English. His first chapbook, Redrawing Borders, was published in 2010 by Finishing Line Press and drew favorable reviews in the Journal of Hellenic Diaspora in 2012. Basil’s poetry has been featured in many poetry venues, including the New York Times, Princeton Public Library Podcast, Helix Magazine, Shot Glass Journal, and TIFERET, A Journal of Spiritual Literature.

Hank Kalet is a freelance writer and political columnist whose poetry Continue reading

Sept-Oct 2012 • Camera Club

  Camera Club

 September 24 meeting is a double event featuring Through the Camera’s Eye Gallery Talk at 6:30-8pm and Grounds for Sculpture SBCC Members’ Photo Slideshow at 8pm-10pm. Both will take place at The Gallery and Main Conference Room on the 1st floor, SB Municipal Building, 540 Route 522, Monmouth Junction. Continue reading

Sept-Oct 2012 • Area Events


 Through October 2 • Through The Camera’s Eye: Bob Ambrosio, Michael Derer, Bill Hoo, John Sandstedt, Photography Exhibit. South Brunswick Arts Commission Gallery, Municipal Building, 540 Route 522, Monmouth Junction, 732.329.4000 x7635.

Through September 3, Visions of Arcadia: Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 215.684.7840, Continue reading

Sept-Oct 2012 • Opportunities


The Places of Our Lives
, two and three-dimensional work in all media except photography, including fine craft.  Submit up to 3 jpeg images on CD or email, no fee. Exhibit dates, October 9–January 7, 2013, SB Arts Commission Gallery, POB 190, Monmouth Junction 08852. For application, 732.329.4000 x7635,,


Sept-Oct 2012 • Sr Ctr 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
by Jean Dunham

Exhibit through September 25


September 6 • 12:30pm, Piano recital, Ann Strazza’s piano students.
September 13
 • 12:15pm, Sing-a-long with Gwen. Continue reading

August 2012 • The Gallery


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

Photography Exhibit Through October 2
Gallery Talk, Monday September 24, 6:30-8pm


“We have shown the work of many fine photographers in past exhibits. Among them, these four particularly stand out as extremely gifted and professional. Each is so unique in his background and approach to his craft that I felt, together, they would present a rich invitational exhibit. Continue reading

Fall 2012 • Jazz Cafe

The Jazz Café  2012 Fall Programs

begin Friday, September 7, 8-10pm

September 7Eric Mintel Quartet,
October 12 • Shikantaza,
November 2 Sandy Sasso Quintet,
December 14Carol Hamersma,
Admission $6 at the door, (includes light refreshment); doors open 7:30pm Information: 732.329.4000 x7635 •
For more jazz throughout the state,

September 7 • Eric Mintel Quartet Continue reading

Fall 2012 • Poetry Series

Poetry Series 2012 Fall Programs

Sundays, 2 – 4 pm
in Cooperation with the South Brunswick Library

September 16Basil Rouskas & Hank Kalet
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 Continue reading