Arts & Culture Calendar

April 2017

Monday, April 3 -
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Dean Kriste Lindenmeyer and the Department of Political Science invite you to the ninth annual Jacob Abraham and Mildred Amelia Baron Lecture Series. This year's lecture will be delivered by Patricia Egan Jones, assemblywoman for New Jersey's Fifth Legislative District. Register to attend

Wednesday, April 5 - 12:15 pm
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring pianist Clipper Erickson. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, April 5 -
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Room 103, Law School Building

Join the National Security Law Association and the Federalist Society for a discussion on balancing security and surveillance with personal privacy/civil liberties. Speakers are: Jamil Jaffer, director of the Homeland and National Security Law Program at George Mason University, former chief counsel for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, former senior counsel for the House Inte

Wednesday, April 5 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Rutgers–Camden Department of English faculty members Lauren Grodstein and Patrick Rosal will read from their work. Grodstein is the author of The New York Times-bestselling A Friend of the Family, The Washington Post Book of the Year The Explanation for Everything, and the forthcoming Our Short History, among other works.

Wednesday, April 5 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The young daughter of a well-known mathematician has just laid her father to rest. In the throes of Catherine's grief, a former graduate student discovers a paradigm-shifting proof in her father's office. Now, Catherine must prove the proof's authorship while grappling with her fear of following in her father's footsteps, both mathematically and mentally. The winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, "Proof" tells a heart-wrenching personal tale of love, loss, and uncertain future. 

Thursday, April 6 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

This session introduces general principles in how to write for a non-scientific audience about what you do and why it matters. Presenter Christie Nicholson will address problems and solutions in public interactions as well as peer-to-peer communication.

Thursday, April 6 -
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Join us for a special screening and discussion of Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed documentary, 13thThe title of the documentary refers to the 13th Amendment of the U.S.

Thursday, April 6 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The young daughter of a well-known mathematician has just laid her father to rest. In the throes of Catherine's grief, a former graduate student discovers a paradigm-shifting proof in her father's office. Now, Catherine must prove the proof's authorship while grappling with her fear of following in her father's footsteps, both mathematically and mentally. The winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, "Proof" tells a heart-wrenching personal tale of love, loss, and uncertain future. 

Friday, April 7 - 10:00 am
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The young daughter of a well-known mathematician has just laid her father to rest. In the throes of Catherine's grief, a former graduate student discovers a paradigm-shifting proof in her father's office. Now, Catherine must prove the proof's authorship while grappling with her fear of following in her father's footsteps, both mathematically and mentally. The winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, "Proof" tells a heart-wrenching personal tale of love, loss, and uncertain future. 

Friday, April 7 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The young daughter of a well-known mathematician has just laid her father to rest. In the throes of Catherine's grief, a former graduate student discovers a paradigm-shifting proof in her father's office. Now, Catherine must prove the proof's authorship while grappling with her fear of following in her father's footsteps, both mathematically and mentally. The winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, "Proof" tells a heart-wrenching personal tale of love, loss, and uncertain future. 

Saturday, April 8 -
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

Rutgers University–Camden will host the fourth annual Camden Comic Con. The comic con once again promises an authentic, fun-filled experience for novice and hardcore fans alike, featuring guest creators and artists, panel discussions, vendors, live music, and a host of family-friendly activities. Learn more

Saturday, April 8 -
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

Work in a variety of media created and written by Camden students will be exhibited at Camden Comic Con 2017. During winter 2017, students worked with teams composed of an artist and a writer at three Camden schools as part of the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Artist and Writer’s Voice Program.

Saturday, April 8 -
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Coraline, a children's novella by Neil Gaiman, has been retold and adapted in many genres. Join us for a conversation with the artists of Camden Comic Con to discuss the story's translation to the screen and the fandom surrounding this tale.

Saturday, April 8 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The young daughter of a well-known mathematician has just laid her father to rest. In the throes of Catherine's grief, a former graduate student discovers a paradigm-shifting proof in her father's office. Now, Catherine must prove the proof's authorship while grappling with her fear of following in her father's footsteps, both mathematically and mentally. The winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, "Proof" tells a heart-wrenching personal tale of love, loss, and uncertain future. 

Sunday, April 9 - 2:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The young daughter of a well-known mathematician has just laid her father to rest. In the throes of Catherine's grief, a former graduate student discovers a paradigm-shifting proof in her father's office. Now, Catherine must prove the proof's authorship while grappling with her fear of following in her father's footsteps, both mathematically and mentally. The winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, "Proof" tells a heart-wrenching personal tale of love, loss, and uncertain future. 

Wednesday, April 12 -
12:10 pm to 1:10 pm
Room 202, Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

The MFA Student Organization presents The Salon, a bimonthly salon series. At each meeting of The Salon, the chosen host will present a selection of their creative work followed by a lively discussion. Free coffee and tea will be provided. Learn more

Wednesday, April 12 - 12:15 pm
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring pianist Alessandra Tiraterra. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Friday, April 14 - 12:15 pm
Faculty Lounge, Third Floor, Armitage Hall

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) monthly seminar series provides the Rutgers–Camden community with opportunities to hear about interesting, cutting-edge research and initiatives by scholars, community activists, and others engaged in urban research and/or urban change. This month, Joshua D.

Monday, April 17 -
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building

The acclaimed Electric Café series continues with the duo l'Artiste ordinaire (l'Ao) presenting "Photon Ecstasy," an ongoing performance project that embraces music, sound, interactive light, and science fiction. Throughout the Electric Café series, professional musicians bring new and cutting-edge music, with an emphasis on digital music and intermedia performances, to Rutgers–Camden.

Tuesday, April 18 -
12:20 pm to 1:20 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Sandy Winters, one of the five artists whose work is featured in the "Sharp-Tongued Figuration" exhibition at the Stedman Gallery, will give a free talk about her work. Read more about "Sharp-Tongued Figuration."

Friday, April 21 -
8:30 am to 8:00 pm
Campus Center and Fine Arts Building

The Rutgers–Camden Archive of Digital Ephemera (R-CADE) makes digital technology available to scholars. At this year's R-CADE Symposium, panels include 3D printing, film as data, ephemeral chronotypes, and more. The symposium ends with dinner and conversation with Warren Robinett, designer of the 1979 Atari game Adventure. The keynote speaker is Rachel Simone Weil, an experimental designer and technical evangelist at Microsoft. Learn more.

Saturday, April 22 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The Fabulous Fellowship is back! Join the BeatleManiacs as they reprise Revolveranother classic album by their namesake band. Featuring songs such as "Eleanor Rigby," "Yellow Submarine," "Good Day Sunshine," and more. Admission is free.

Tuesday, April 25 - 12:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

This annual concert features the Rutgers University Singers and guest choirs from the community. Under the direction of Julia Zavadsky, part-time lecturer of music. 

Wednesday, April 26 -
12:10 pm to 1:10 pm
Room 202, Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

This student film festival is part of Adaptable: A Writers House Film Series. The MFA Student Organization presents The Salon, a bimonthly salon series. At each meeting of The Salon, the chosen host will present a selection of their creative work followed by a lively discussion. Free coffee and tea will be provided. Learn more

Wednesday, April 26 - 12:30 pm
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building

Under the direction of Eric Polack, part-time lecturer of music, this jazz performance is a swinging way to end the semester. 

Friday, April 28 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Keith Green, associate professor of literature and director of the Rutgers–Camden Africana Studies program, will lead a discussion on Fences—both August Wilson's original play and Denzel Washington's newly released film, which was shot using the screenplay Wilson authored. 

Saturday, April 29 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Quad

All alumni and their families are invited to return to campus. Stop by the alumni tent and pick up your class year button. Learn more about Rutgers Day. Learn more about Alumni Weekend

Saturday, April 29 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Quad

This spring, we're rolling out the scarlet carpet and inviting you to experience hands-on learning activities in the sciences, arts, and humanities; enjoy performances by musicians and dancers; and see exhibitions and demonstrations hosted by accomplished professors and students. Admission is free, and all are welcome: Students and families of all ages; our neighbors far and wide; all alumni and friends. Learn more about Rutgers Day

Saturday, April 29 -
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Flying Fish Brewing Company, 900 Kennedy Boulevard, Somerdale, NJ

Join the Flying Fish founder, president, and fellow alumnus Gene Muller CCAS'77, and many other alumni for an evening of reconnecting with each other. Learn more and register to attend

Saturday, April 29 - 8:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The season concludes with Mozart's familiar "Overture to the Magic Flute"; Beethoven's thrilling piano concerto performed by Astral Artists' pianist Henry Kramer; and Sibelius' second symphony, which evokes the composer's native Finland. 

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit symphonyinc.org.

Sunday, April 30 - 2:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The Rutgers–Camden music program's annual spring concert ends the year with student ensembles, the Rutgers University Singers, and soloists.