“This is the only organization I know that actually stands out on the street corner or goes to a place and puts books in the hands of the readers. It’s the connection of the book and the person who is actually gonna read it.”
Kerri Schlottman will discuss her debut novel, Tell Me One Thing, at Watchung Books in Montclair on March 30.
“It’s really nice for people with disabilities to have a place where they’re celebrated for who they are instead of trying to fix them or make them fit into society in a way that they’re not.”
The free one-hour event will feature five powerful performances by female choreographers and an accessible movement workshop, all outdoors (rain or shine) at Riverview-Fisk Park in Jersey City on Match 8.
“Lots of locals eventually find their way in, even if it’s brief. Something finally gets them to walk through the door. A lot of times it’s the odd thing you pass while you take your kids to school or on the way to the train. ‘What the hell is in the window of this place now?’ It’s a Pee-wee Herman Doll. It’s a TV set. It’s a person. Things are always changing based on what’s happening in the space. You will come in at some point. It’s unavoidable.”
The exhibit at Rowan University Art Gallery’s Center for Art & Social Engagement celebrates 45 years this year. Curators have created interactive elements for the anniversary, bringing new layers to this monumental exhibition.
Closet has been embraced by readers. The book is on its second printing, and has received starred reviews. “We knew there would be so much crossover appeal, that queer readers and writers would be interested in it, and horror lovers, and people who just love to read really excellent nonfiction,” says editor Joe Vallese.
Interdisciplinary artist Sebastienne Mundheim takes on the work of
Kea Tawana in workshops and upcoming performance at ArtYard.
Actor and former ‘Survivor’ contestant Josh Canfield stars in The Nutcracker Rocks, a modern take on a timeless holiday classic.
“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.
“The idea of selling my art was never really [the intent]. … It makes me uncomfortable. Same thing with music; the intent was never to make money off of it.”