“They still can transport to that very moment, which is a really interesting moment. Their hopes and dreams were tied up into this trip. So when the Pope is shot, they literally are like, ‘We must do this expedition for the Pope.’ I wouldn’t say everyone in the expedition felt that way, but a good number were like, ‘We need to be successful because our country will fall apart if we don’t.’”
American River, a documentary by NJ filmmaker Scott Morris captures the journey and shares the history of the river with an eye toward its future. See it at NJPAC on Jan. 20.
“For me, it was kind of like, shit man, life is short. I am feeling good now and I’m feeling like I got through to the other side of this and I want to do stuff that I love doing, and the thing I love doing most is writing new music and getting it made.”
Interdisciplinary artist Sebastienne Mundheim takes on the work of
Kea Tawana in workshops and upcoming performance at ArtYard.
The Power of Silence connects us to people, throughout history, harmed by slavery in NJ and provides some tools on how to address the lingering injustices. But perhaps its most elemental strength is that it’s willing to take a look at all.
Giovannie and The Hired Guns play the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on Dec. 14
A diverse celebration of all the music and creativity that makes AP great, at the Wonder Bar, Dec 29-30.
‘Ma Bell: The Mother of Invention in New Jersey’ chronicles the advancements in research and communication that came out of Bell Labs in NJ in the 20th century.
“I can never remember a time when I said, ‘Oh this record is gonna make a lot of money.’ We never thought of the record in those terms. We always said, ‘We’re gonna make the best record we can make.’”
“I thought it’d be interesting to trick the audience or play with the audience and make them think they’re about to see one type of film and take them in a completely different direction.”
Harford opens Studio 17 with his esteemed Rogue Oliphant bandmates on Nov. 11, with more art and music programming to come.
Their debut full-length album, Cults Near Me, comes out Nov. 11; they’ll play John and Peter’s in New Hope on Nov. 12.