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Due to the impending winter storm, the College will be closed today, November 26, 2014. Have a happy Thanksgiving and please travel safely.

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Piscataway Indian Nation Singers/Dancers

in Campus Life, Performing Arts, Performing Arts Box, Performing Arts Spotlight

Thursday November 20, 2014
11 am-12 pm, PAC
Free to students/staff w/SCCC ID, Community $10.00, School Groups $5.00 per student

In the year 1608, Captain John Smith sailed up the Potomac River to “Tayac Territory” where he met the Piscataway people. The Piscataway spoke Algonquian and became a central force in a Confederation of many Nations, including the powerful Iroquois. Today, the Piscataway Indian Nation is famous for their internationally recognized living history program featuring Mark Tayac’s Turtle Island Dancers. From “Tayac Territory” near Port Tobacco, MD, Mark Tayac and the Turtle Island Dancers travel throughout Europe, Canada and the United States. Frequent contributors to television specials on the History Channel and Discovery Channel, the Turtle Island Dancers appear regularly at the Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, national pow-wows, major festivals and colleges & universities across the country. The Piscataway Nation’s Turtle Island Dancers welcome the opportunity to educate and entertain audiences who want to learn more about American Indian history, culture and traditions.

Thursdays on the Green

in Performing Arts

FREE Concerts & Family Fun | July 10 – July 31

From Ireland to Sweden Week at SCCC

in Performing Arts

Headliner: ABBA GIRLZ BAND
Opening: Bell/Blake Duo

Thursday, July 10
Vendors open at 6:00 pm
Concert begins at 6:30 pm
Admission: FREE

ABBA GIRLZ BAND

This New York City based ABBA Tribute Band features beautiful harmonies, elaborate costumes and exciting choreography guaranteed to captivate all audiences making every show a night to remember. Always very well organized from start to finish, they have been entertaining crowds all over North America since 2009. The secret to their success is great musicianship, energetic personalities and a genuine love for what they do. This shows with each performance. Their charisma electrifies audiences of all ages.

A very energetic and enthusiastic show brings back memories and smiles on everybody’s face. In 2012 the group was featured in a comedy central show called “The Colbert Report”. They performed several concerts in New York and in many states across the country.

Bell/Blake Duo

Fiddler/mandolinist Dennis Blake and guitarist/pianist/vocalist Bill Bell specialize in traditional Irish music ranging from lively jigs and reels to your favorite Irish and, occasionally, U2 or Van Morrison songs. With over 15 years of professional experience apiece (6 as a duo), Blake and Bell have performed at countless weddings, parties, and events.

 
 

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

All-Female Rock and Blues Week at SCCC

in Performing Arts

Headliner: VICTORIA WARNE BAND
Opening: Hot Flashes

Thursday, July 17
Vendors open at 6:00 pm
Concert begins at 6:30 pm
Admission: FREE

VICTORIA WARNE

Victoria is a guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who has performed extensively in the New York Metropolitan area. She has headlined at the prestigious JVC Festival in NYC, along with the “55″ Bar, renowned world-over for its guitarists.

Most recently, she was featured at the International Rory Gallagher Tribute in Glasgow. She has recorded 2 Cd’s as a leader, “Live At The Savoy”, and “Fluorescence”, an all original collection which blends elements of blues, rock, and jazz into a unique musical style that is adventurous and passionate.

 

Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes is a band made up of talented, professional women who perform an eclectic mix of Classic Rock from the 70′s, 80′s and 90′s, as well as a handful of contemporary covers and originals. From hearty, earthy renditions of music by Neil Young, The Doors and Fleetwood Mac, to hard rocking stands by the Rolling Stones, Badfinger and Rainbow, and heartfelt singer songwriter classics “kicked up a notch,” Hot Flashes takes you on a walk down memory lane, around the bend and back home again. Hot Flashes revisits the great music that has touched hearts for decades, often with new and interesting twists.

 
 

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

Ska and Cumbia Rhythms Week at SCCC

in Performing Arts

Headliner: VIVA VALLENATO
Opening: No Vertebrae

Thursday, July 24
Vendors open at 6:00 pm
Concert begins at 6:30 pm
Admission: FREE

VIVA VALLENATO

Viva Vallenato brings blazing accordion melodies and dangerous percussion. This authentic Cumbia rhythm of Columbia is guaranteed to make you dance! These raw grooves were born in small fishing villages on the Atlantic Coast of South America. This is the original “trance dance”, long before raves and electronica. Viva Vallenato will play the raucous songs of Colombia from the 40s, 50s and 60s that have not been heard in generations.

 

No Vertebrae

No Vertebrae is a ska/punk band consisting of four Kittatinny students and three recent Kittatinny graduates. They put on an energetic live show, with an emphasis on having fun and engaging the audience. They frequent local venues like The Stanhope House, have played at community events such as Newton Day and Fredon Day, and have branched out to further places like Roxy & Dukes in Dunellen and The Canvas Clash in Boonton. Wherever they take their show, No Vertebrae takes their energy with them and hopes the audience does too.

 
 

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

Rock n’ Roll All Night Week at SCCC

in Performing Arts

Headliner: PHIL ‘N THE VOID
Opening: Tri-State Rockers Band

Thursday, July 31
Vendors open at 6:00 pm
Concert begins at 6:30 pm
Admission: FREE

PHIL ‘N THE VOID

Phil ‘n the Void (PNTV) is a New Jersey based band with roots in Sussex and Somerset counties, providing professional live musical entertainment in and around northern and central New Jersey. PNTV’s exceptional mix of classic, pop-rock hits appeal to music lovers of all ages and guarantees a great time for all.

Originating in 2000, Phil ‘n the Void is comprised of life-long musicians dedicated to providing high-quality entertainment. Over the years PNTV have steadily developed and mastered this particularly unique appeal.

Tri-State Rockers

The band brings you the Rock N Roll, Country and Blues sounds from the past to the present. Covering the music of Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ventures, Stevie Ray Vaughn,C.C.R., Commander Cody,The Animals, Charlie Daniels, Johnny Cash, Blues Brothers, Willie Dixon, Georgia Satellites, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Jr., Buddy Holly and many other greats

 
 

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

2014-2015 Performing Arts Season

in Performing Arts

A complete schedule of performances is coming soon!

Peace Frog – The DOORS Tribute

in Performing Arts


Saturday, October 5, 2013
8:00 pm • Admission: $25-$34
Performing Arts Center
Students/staff get substantial discount w/SCCC ID

This highly acclaimed production pays the ultimate tribute to Jim Morrison and The Doors by recreating the magic and intensity of an authentic Doors concert experience. Lead singer, Tony Fernandez, lives out every move of Jim Morrison on stage and delivers a powerful recreation of true likeness in presence, vocals, mannerisms and spirit. Peace Frog is the drama and rock theater that made the Doors famous. Dark and spooky, mystical and hypnotic, the band demonstrates intoxicating renditions of “Hello, I Love You”, “Light My Fire”, “L.A. Woman”, “The End” and many, many more of The Doors classic songs.

Peace Frog Band Demo from Copycat Agency on Vimeo.

Eric Mina, Comedy Hypnotist

in Performing Arts


Thursday, October 10, 2013
10:50 am-12:05 pm • Admission: $12
Performing Arts Center
Free to students and staff w/SCCC ID

Eric received his degree in Psychology from Penn State University and is a certified Hypnotherapist. He has been personally mentored by Vegas headliner and Comedy Hypnotist, Marc Savard. He has performed in Australia, Las Vegas and spent six months in Times Square with his Off-Broadway show.

Atlantic City Ballet in DRACULA

in Performing Arts

Saturday October 19, 2013
3:00 pm & 7:30 pm • Admission: $20-$32
Performing Arts Center
Students/staff get substantial discount w/SCCC ID

Based on Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic gothic horror story, choreographer Phyllis Papa’s Dracula mixes romance and passion with horror and pain. Taking place in 15th century Europe, this original ballet, complete with sensuous costumes, theatrical sets and a gripping score, has become one of the biggest hits in Atlantic City Ballet’s 31-year history. Your invitation awaits to experience a new and thrilling Halloween tradition you’ll never forget!