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December Senior Show

Nov 22-Dec 6

December Senior Show 

Rotary Ice House Gallery - 9 AM

Opening Reception: Friday, November 22 from 7 - 9 p.m. Featuring the work of Monmouth University graduating seniors who will receive their degrees in Graphic Design or Fine Art.

Free Event


Josh Ritter

Nov 22

Josh Ritter 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

With startling detail, distinctive storytelling, compelling subject matter and astonishing musicianship, Ritter has developed a singular voice that doesn't defy categorization so much as it creates its own. Opening for Josh Ritter will be Acoustic singer/songwriter and Monmouth University Music Industry Student Natalie Zeller.


Provost Film Series: The Message

Nov 21

Provost Film Series: The Message 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Handsomely-mounted historical epic that concerns the birth of Islam and the story of the Prophet Mohammed.

Free Event


Met Opera: THE NOSE Encore

Nov 17

Met Opera: THE NOSE Encore 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

William Kentridge stormed the Met with his inventive production of Shostakovich’s opera, which dazzled opera and art lovers alike in its inaugural run in 2010.Now Paulo Szot reprises his acclaimed performance of a bureaucrat, whose satirical misadventures in search of his missing nose are based on Gogol’s comic story.


The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen …Starring Outstanding Cabaret Performer of the Year Lauren Fox

Nov 16

The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen …Starring Outstanding Cabaret Performer of the Year Lauren Fox 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Through stories and song, Lauren Fox examines the creative genius--and conflicted desires--of two of folk music’s most enduring artists. Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen are widely known to be two of the best and most prolific songwriters of their generation. Less known about the fellow Canadian artists is that they had a relationship early in their careers that lasted only a few months, but had a lasting effect on their work.


Anna Journey

Nov 14

Anna Journey 

Wilson Hall - 4:30 PM

Anna Journey is the author of the poetry collections Vulgar Remedies (Louisiana State University Press, 2013) and If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting (University of Georgia Press, 2009), which was selected by Thomas Lux for the National Poetry Series. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, FIELD, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. Her creative nonfiction appears or is forthcoming in At Length, Better, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. She’s received fellowships in poetry from Yaddo and the National Endowment for the Arts, and she teaches creative writing in Pacific University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing program.

Free Event


National Theatre of London: Hamlet

Nov 14

National Theatre of London: Hamlet 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

National Theatre Live’s 2010 broadcast of Hamlet returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.


On Screen/In Person: Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

Nov 12

On Screen/In Person: Mr. Cao Goes to Washington 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Mr. Cao Goes To Washington follows Representative Joseph Cao through his term in Congress as he navigates the realities of political culture in the South and the partisan power struggles of Washington, D.C. The only Republican to vote for President Obama's Health Care Reform Bill, Cao struggles to keep his idealism in tact while balancing his personal and professional priorities. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker S. Leo Chiang following the screening.

Free Event


Argentine Tango Classes (Session II)

Nov 11-Dec 16

Argentine Tango Classes (Session II) 

MAC At Monmouth - 6:45 PM

Please join instructor Lee Sager of Tango Pantera for a six week session of Argentine Tango Classes. No partner or experience necessary. Monday evenings at 6:45 for advanced and 8:00 for beginners

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Met Opera: TOSCA

Nov 9

Met Opera: TOSCA 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Puccini’s timeless verismo score is well served by an exceptional cast, led by Patricia Racette in the title role of the jealous diva, opposite Roberto Alagna as her lover, Cavaradossi. George Gagnidze is the villainous Scarpia. Encore: Sunday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m.


Ani DiFranco

Nov 8

Ani DiFranco 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

After 20 years in the music biz, self-described “Little Folksinger” Ani DiFranco is still technically little, although her influence on fellow musicians, activists, and indie-minded people the world over has been huge. Opening the show will be female alternative singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick, and three-time world champion spoken word artist featured on NPR, the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam Buddy Wakefield.


The Laramie Project

Nov 7-16

The Laramie Project 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 8 PM

In 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was murdered near the outskirts of Laramie. The ensuing investigation led to the conclusion that he had been tortured because he was gay. Reaction to the event led members of the Tectonic Theatre Project to conduct hundreds of interviews with inhabitants of Laramie and turn their comments and thoughts, combined with news reports, into a play which has been performed across the nation and was made into a 2002 HBO film.


Fall Poetry Festival

Nov 2

Fall Poetry Festival 

Bey Hall - 9 AM

Monmouth University and the Long Branch Arts Council will co-sponsor an event with keynote presenters Kim Addonizio and Ron Mitchell.

Free Event


TIME CHANGE: National Theatre of London: 50 Years on Stage

Nov 2

TIME CHANGE: National Theatre of London: 50 Years on Stage 

4:50 PM

TIME CHANGE: The National Theatre will be starting at 4:50 p.m., NOT 4:00 p.m. as previously stated. We apologize for any inconvenience. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre of Great Britain presents a once-in-a-lifetime performance, broadcast to cinemas around the world.


Rosanne Cash

Nov 1

Rosanne Cash 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

For over three decades Rosanne Cash has been one of the most compelling figures in popular music, with a remarkable body of work noted for its emotional acuity, rich and resonant imagery, and unsparing honesty.