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Comedian, Headliner, Robin Fox comes to SCCC

in Performing Arts, Performing Arts Box, Performing Arts Spotlight

Saturday, April 9
8 p.m.in the Performing Arts Center

Laugh until you cry with the “relatable” and unrelentingly funny Robin Fox, the comedienne headliner coming to Sussex County Community College’s Performing Arts Center in April.

Robin Fox, hailing from New Jersey, calls herself “the mother of all comedians” and pulls from her experiences as a full-time mom and family woman to create a knockout act that speaks to the audience, parents and non-parents alike.

Robin touches on topics such as her 27-year marriage, her children, her aging parents, and life in suburbia. She leaves her audience in hysterics with conversation on the daily life of raising kids in today’s day and age! Robin gives her thoughts on everything life has to offer and will leave you stitches. She has the distinct ability to make her audience roar with laughter.

Fox is a regular on the New York City comedy circuit and was named the Grand Champion of Gotham Comedy Club’s 2012 Ladies of Laughter Competition. She has also appeared on television, including on “Nickmom Night Out,” and is a regular on satellite radio. She has made waves in some of the hottest clubs, including Caroline’s on Broadway and Comix.

Tickets for the comedy show are $20 in advance, click here or $22 at the door.

Women Business Leaders Set to Network

in Performing Arts, Performing Arts Box, Performing Arts Spotlight

Area professional women can learn best practices for career advancement and network with women business leaders all while helping female students afford the cost of college during a Women’s Panel Discussion.
The event will take place on Wednesday, February 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the SCCC Performing Arts Center Atrium.

This event is sponsored by United Way of Northern New Jersey Women’s Leadership Council and Sussex County Community College.

Darren McManus ‘Transitions’ Opening Reception with Artist

in Performing Arts, Performing Arts Box, Performing Arts Spotlight

Darren McManus’ work “Transitions” will be on display in the SCCC Art Gallery from Friday, January 29 to Friday, March 4. There will be an opening reception on Friday, February 5 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  Darren will be presenting his work during the Opening Reception. The reception is free and open to the public.

Darren is a painter and full-time professor living and working in Lambertville, New Jersey. He received his B.F.A from the University of Hartford / Hartford Art School completing a double major in graphic design and experimental studio and spent his junior year studying at the Glasgow School of Art in Glasgow, Scotland. McManus received his M.F.A. in painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

For his visionary, often unconventionally shaped acrylic paintings, McManus has been awarded numerous grants and awards including: a perfect score from the jurors and the highest Individual Artist Fellowship Grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts; an Individual Artist Grant from the Puffin Foundation; a Fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fel­lowship in conjunction with The Millay Colony for the Arts; and most recently, a Full-time Faculty Research Grant from Raritan Valley Community College to develop a new body of work.

His paintings have been widely exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States and have twice been selected by the Boston based Open Studios Press for inclusions in their prestigious, juried publication New American Paintings.

Ladies’ Saturday Retreat at SCCC

in Performing Arts, Performing Arts Box, Performing Arts Spotlight

Saturday, April 9;
9:00 am – 8:00 pm;
SCCC Campus;
Great food, workshops, seminars, vendor shopping, dinner, and comedy show!

SCCC’s CRU to host talent show

in Performing Arts

Thursday, November 12, 2015,
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.,
Student Center Theater

Sussex County Community College’s CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) will host its 7th Annual Holiday Musical Talent Show. SCCC faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to participate and celebrate the reason for the season. Music should be Christ centered and can include traditional, rock, gospel or rap. Cake and coffee will be served. Admission is $1.00 with all proceeds donated to Samaritan’s Purse.

Interested talent should contact Professor Wade at: wwade@sussex.edu or visit: clubs.sussex.edu/cru/

Veteran’s Fish ‘n’ Chips Dinner

in Performing Arts

Saturday, December 5
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Newton American Legion

Sussex County Community College’s Department of Veteran Services will be hosting a Fish & Chips Dinner by Tastefully British. Tickets may be purchased at SCCC’s Veteran’s Resource Center, Bursar’s Office or online, $15 for adults and $10 for children under 10. Please specify if you would like to substitute fish with chicken at the time of advance ticket purchase.

The event will also feature a cash bar, 50/50 raffle, silent auction and Basket of Cheer. All proceeds from fundraising efforts and admission will support SCCC’s student veterans.

Dream Interpretation

in Performing Arts

Tuesday, November  17
10:50 am
Student Center Theater

Dr. Francesco Ancona, professor of English at Sussex County Community College, will explore how to decipher the meanings behind your dreams. The presentation is also open to the public at no charge.

“The presentation explains what Freud termed the ‘language’ of dreams to enable attendees to interpret their own dreams, as no one can do so better than the dreamers themselves – especially with a cup of coffee, glass of wine, and a good friend,” said Dr. Ancona.

The presentation will also include the process of keeping a dream diary and will include plenty of time for answering questions.

SCCC Presents Agatha Christie’s “A Murder Is Announced”

in Performing Arts

Friday, November 20 at 7:30 pm;
Saturday, November 21 at 7:30 pm;
Sunday, November 22 at 3 pm;
Performing Arts Center

Sussex County Community College will present A Murder is Announced, adapted by Leslie Darbon from a story by Agatha Christie.

The play opens with an announcement in the local paper that states the time and place of when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, and a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns.

A Murder is Announced is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Following the Sunday 11/22 performance there will be a reception in the Lobby for the Exhibit of the works by Artist Claudia Arbizu sponsored by the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council

Jazz and Blues Night

in Performing Arts, Thursdays on the Green

Headliner: Jeremy Langdale Band
Opening: The Arturo Jazz Quartet featuring vocalist Brynn Stanley

Thursday, June 25
Vendors open at 6:00 pm
Health/Fitness Class: QI GONG with Qaasim begins at 6:00 pm
Concert begins at 6:30 pm
Admission: FREE


Jeremy Langdale Band

The Jeremy Langdale Band has been playing venues throughout the Hudson Valley for years, with a fine tuned, tried and true selection of classic rock, blues, funk, R&B, and Soul.

 
 
 

The Arturo Jazz Quartet featuring vocalist Brynn Stanley


This quartet brings new life to every tune they play. Arrangements are fresh and the performances are crisp and uncluttered.

Brynn Stanley
Brynn is a soulful jazz and pop vocalist, performing in the NY/NJ area and in Los Angeles, where she currently resides. She brings incredible warm energy and a beautiful smile to every performance. Her top-notch musicians create just the right atmosphere for her natural talent to shine. Every performance leaves the audience wanting more! Brynn is currently performing in central NJ with her fabulous ensemble.

Arturo
Arturo is the guitarist, music director, and arranger. His arrangements are what give the Jazz Quartet its unique sound.

Jim Jacobs
Jim has been an in-demand, versatile drummer on the New Jersey music scene for many years, rhythmically supporting a wide variety of talented musical artists in the realization of their creative visions.

Tom Marciano
Tom is an experienced saxophonist/musician who brings an eloquent, interpretive voice to every song, blending seamlessly with the soulful voice of Brynn Stanley and the rest of the quartet.

 

This season of Thursdays on the Green is sponsored in part by:

Salute to Broadway Night

in Performing Arts, Thursdays on the Green

Headliner: SCCC students & community performers

Thursday, July 2
Vendors open at 6:00 pm
Health/Fitness Class beings at 6:00 pm
Concert begins at 6:30 pm
Admission: FREE

SCCC’s most talented students and accomplished members of the community will celebrate the American Broadway Musical, and some of its influences, featuring hits from the golden age through contemporary musicals popular today.

 

This season of Thursdays on the Green is sponsored in part by: