Category Archives: Atlantic County

Bay Atlantic Symphony to Feature Bach and Mendelssohn at Stockton Performing Arts Center, Jan. 21

The Bay Atlantic Symphony will perform selections by Bach and Mendelssohn at the Stockton Performing Arts Center at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21.

A “Conversation with the Conductor” will be held in the L-Wing Art Gallery at 1:00 p.m.

Violinist Kai Gleusteen has been a BAS favorite for years and will be joined by pianist Catherine Ordronneau. This husband/wife duo will be featured individually and then together in this romping double concerto. Continue reading Bay Atlantic Symphony to Feature Bach and Mendelssohn at Stockton Performing Arts Center, Jan. 21

Noyes Foundation Donates Remaining Assets to Stockton Foundation for New Noyes Fund

The Mr. and Mrs. Fred Winslow Noyes Foundation has donated its remaining assets to the Stockton University Foundation to support the ongoing work of The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University.

The Stockton Foundation will establish and administer a new Noyes Foundation Fund, to include transferred assets of approximately $2.2 million in cash, securities and property, including the former museum building on Lily Lake Road, which is for sale. Proceeds of the property’s sale will become part of the Noyes Fund. Continue reading Noyes Foundation Donates Remaining Assets to Stockton Foundation for New Noyes Fund

The Bay Atlantic Symphony to Perform Holiday Concert in Campus Center Theater, Dec. 10

Two carol sing-alongs – one with orchestra and the other gathered ’round our maestro at the piano – conclude the 2017 season at the Stockton Campus Center Theater on Dec. 10. Baroque music fits the holidays like Stilton and Port. Let’s trim the tree and spin the dreidel!

Show time is 2 p.m. Tickets are $33 and may be ordered online at stockton.edu/pac or by calling the Performing Arts Center Box Office at 609-652-9000. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance.  Continue reading The Bay Atlantic Symphony to Perform Holiday Concert in Campus Center Theater, Dec. 10

Stockton receives “Purple Heart” Designation, Alumnus Starts Military Relief Fund

Stockton University received two honors at its annual Veterans Day celebration Friday, one that recognized its services for veterans, and one from a veteran who had been the recipient of those services.

“You made me feel like I matter” said James F. Ryan, 55, of Mays Landing, a 2015 graduate of Stockton with a degree in social work who is now working with veterans. Continue reading Stockton receives “Purple Heart” Designation, Alumnus Starts Military Relief Fund

Joe Biden Honors Ambassador Bill Hughes at Hughes Center Honors

At an awards program dedicated to civility in government, presenters and honorees Thursday evening bemoaned the lack of civility in government today and the need to restore the integrity the honorees represent.

“When Bill (Hughes) sat down with you, he listened,” former Vice President Joe Biden said in presenting the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award to U.S. Ambassador William J. Hughes at the Hughes Center Honors program at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club.  “He reached agreement and moved the process along. It is only through consensus that the United States can continue to function.”

Biden and Hughes worked together in Congress when Hughes was in the House of Representatives and Biden was in the Senate. They became friends riding the Amtrak train to Washington, D.C. together, talking about not just policy, but family. Continue reading Joe Biden Honors Ambassador Bill Hughes at Hughes Center Honors

AC Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With It’s A Shore Holiday

This Thanksgiving weekend the Atlantic City Ballet will be bringing back It’s A Shore Holiday to help kick off the holiday season. It’s A Shore Holiday blends classical and contemporary dance set to beloved holiday tunes. This “Radio Cityesque” review will feature the AC Ballet Professional company along with live singers and a six piece band. Although The Nutcracker will always remain a holiday staple in the ballet’s repertoire, this production allows those who may never entertain the idea of going to the ballet a chance to see for themselves what it’s like. Phyllis Papa, AC Ballet’s Artistic
Director can attest to that. “It really showcases the company’s versatility because there is all forms of dance incorporated throughout the show. We love to be able to bring ballet to people in ways they may not have imagined”.

Continue reading AC Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With It’s A Shore Holiday

Japanese Cultural Performances Highlight Paper Art Exhibit at Stockton Art Gallery

A series of special performances highlighting Japanese culture will be held at Stockton University Nov. 14-18 to celebrate the exhibit of paper art by Japanese artist Kyoko Ibe currently on display in the Stockton Art Gallery.

All events are open to the public, and most are free.

The highlight will be performances of “Recycling: Washi Tales” in which four tales of paper making from Japanese history will be told, incorporating the works of the exhibit into the performance. Continue reading Japanese Cultural Performances Highlight Paper Art Exhibit at Stockton Art Gallery

Atlantic City Ballet’s Halloween Tradition Continues As The Prince Of Darkness Returns

Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without taking in a performance of Atlantic City Ballet’s “Dracula”. Since 2006, “Dracula” has been mesmerizing audiences with its spell binding
choreography, beautiful costumes and captivating music. This year Dracula returns to the Circus Maximus Theater in Atlantic City and The Strand Theater in Lakewood. “Dracula,” an original work, choreographed by Founder and Artistic Director, Phyllis Papa, is a full length ballet that has captured audience’s imaginations
with hypnotic fascination. Continue reading Atlantic City Ballet’s Halloween Tradition Continues As The Prince Of Darkness Returns

Stockton Center on Successful Aging and the Lighthouse International Film Society Present -That Way Madness Lies-in Galloway

The Stockton Center on Successful Aging and the Lighthouse International Film Society are sponsoring a free documentary film, That Way Madness Lies, and Q&A on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7pm, in the Alton Auditorium at Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, NJ 08205. Continue reading Stockton Center on Successful Aging and the Lighthouse International Film Society Present -That Way Madness Lies-in Galloway