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Monmouth University

400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764 United States
http://www.monmouth.edu/events/arts.aspx

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September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

Nov 5

On Screen/In Person: Miriam Beerman: Expressing the Chaos

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

In her more than 60 years as a groundbreaking artist, Miriam Beerman has overcome loss and tragedy to inspire friends, family, and fans about how to remain defiant, creative and strong. Miriam Beerman: Expressing the Chaos is the retrospective of a remarkable career and the profile of an artist whose personal demons and empathy for human suffering colored a lifetime of her work.

Nov 7

Indian Ink Theatre Company

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

New Zealand-based theater company Indian Ink blends western theatrical traditions with eastern influences and has been critically acclaimed for its use of live music, heightened theatricality, humor, pathos, and great storytelling.

February 2016

Feb 12

On Screen/In Person: The Winding Stream

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

The Winding Stream tells the story of the American roots music dynasty, the Carters and the Cashes, tracing the influence of their music from the 1920s through the present day, and how a seemingly unlikely young man named Johnny Cash would be the one to lift up the Carter legacy from obscurity. An intimate account of reciprocity and love, The Winding Stream features interviews and performances with roots music practitioners, including one of the last interviews ever granted by Johnny Cash.

March 2016

Mar 7

On Screen/In Person: REBEL

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

One of the thousand women said to have fought in the Civil War, Loreta Janeta Velazquez altered her sex, ethnicity, and identity in order to become a Confederate soldier spy and double agent for the Union, only to be dismissed as a hoax after revealing her story in her scandalous 1876 memoir, The Woman in Battle. REBEL is a detective story about a woman, a myth, and the politics of national memory.

April 2016

Apr 11

On Screen/In Person: Deaf Jam

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

Illuminating the extraordinary power of American Sign Language (ASL) poetry, Deaf Jam is story of Aneta Brodski’s bold journey into the spoken word slam scene. When Aneta, a deaf Israeli immigrant high school student, makes an extraordinary connection with a hearing Palestinian slam poet, they transcend personal and political divisions to generate a new form of poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the deaf.

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016

April 2019

Apr 6
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