Events

Events

E.g., 2019-10-14
E.g., 2019-10-14
October 19, 2019
5:30pm
Edelman Planetarium
Are you ready for a really big trip? For thousands of years, mankind thought that the Earth was the centre of the Universe. Thanks to our curiosity, imagination and urge to explore, we now know that planets like our Earth are nothing special in the cosmos. The Sun is just one ordinary star among hundreds of billions in our galaxy, the Milky Way.
October 19, 2019
7:00pm
Edelman Planetarium
Edelman Planetarium's laser light shows use our new state of the art projection system from Laser Fantasy to treat your eyes and ears to an experience of your favorite bands like none other! [Explicit] In The Flesh? The Thin Ice Another Brick in the Wall (Pt. 1) The Happiest Days of Our Lives Another Brick in the Wall (Pt. 2) PLUS MORE!!!
October 19, 2019
7:00pm
Rowan Soccer Stadium
The ticket booths open one hour before game time. Tickets are $5 general admission and $3 visiting college students with ID, children and senior citizens (children under three are free). Rowan students free with ID.
October 19, 2019
7:30pm
Pfleeger Concert Hall
These two Department of Music ensembles join forces for Christopher Theofanidis’ The Here and Now, a 35-minute work that sets the poetry of Rumi to music, as the centerpiece of a concert that also includes Debussy’s The Engulfed Cathedral. Tickets are $10 and $5. Rowan student tickets are free with valid ID.
October 20, 2019
2:00pm
Edelman Planetarium
Families with young children may want to take advantage of our family shows, which are shorter - only about 30 minutes long - and just $2 per person! Family shows are offered at 2:00 pm on Sundays. Show titles change monthly, so take advantage of all our family friendly programming!
October 20, 2019
3:00pm
Edelman Planetarium
The exploration of space has a daily impact on our lives. It is helping us to discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, and it is reaching down into our world and influencing the way we live.
October 21, 2019
(All day)
Rowan University Art Gallery
September 3 – October 26, 2019 Artist Talk & Opening Reception at Rowan University Art Gallery: Thursday, September 12, 5 – 7:30 pm Rowan University Art Gallery is pleased to present Mending a Reflection, a solo exhibition of Julie Heffernan’s self-portraits, curated by Mary Salvante, Director of Rowan University Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on view September 3 to October 26, 2019, with an opening reception on September 12, from 5 – 7:30 pm. Mending a Reflection addresses the connection between culture, mass media and personal identity through the eyes of one central female figure. Through ten self-portraits, Heffernan investigates what she calls the “shared collective unconscious,” exploring the historical narratives and subliminal imagery that work to shape who we are and how we perceive the world around us. Heffernan’s paintings help us understand how media can influence our behavior and manipulate our perspective. In her large-scale vibrant works, she pays homage to many powerful women by including them in her portraits. Taking inspiration from women activists like Anita Hill and Tarana Burke, Heffernan confronts this bias by presenting what she calls a “different sort of self-portrait,” one full of female spirit, “giving voices to women who have been silenced for too many years by the dominant culture.”
October 23, 2019
(All day)
Rowan University Art Gallery
September 3 – October 26, 2019 Artist Talk & Opening Reception at Rowan University Art Gallery: Thursday, September 12, 5 – 7:30 pm Rowan University Art Gallery is pleased to present Mending a Reflection, a solo exhibition of Julie Heffernan’s self-portraits, curated by Mary Salvante, Director of Rowan University Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on view September 3 to October 26, 2019, with an opening reception on September 12, from 5 – 7:30 pm. Mending a Reflection addresses the connection between culture, mass media and personal identity through the eyes of one central female figure. Through ten self-portraits, Heffernan investigates what she calls the “shared collective unconscious,” exploring the historical narratives and subliminal imagery that work to shape who we are and how we perceive the world around us. Heffernan’s paintings help us understand how media can influence our behavior and manipulate our perspective. In her large-scale vibrant works, she pays homage to many powerful women by including them in her portraits. Taking inspiration from women activists like Anita Hill and Tarana Burke, Heffernan confronts this bias by presenting what she calls a “different sort of self-portrait,” one full of female spirit, “giving voices to women who have been silenced for too many years by the dominant culture.”
October 23, 2019
7:30pm
Boyd Recital Hall
The College of Performing Arts Faculty Spotlight Series presents jazz guitarist Brian Betz joined by Chis Simonini on organ, Behn Gillece on vibraphone, and Dan Monaghan on drums in a program featuring compositions by Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, and Wayne Shorter. Admission is free and open to the public.

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