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Lambert & Stamp

Lambert & Stamp April 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm Directed by: James D. Cooper Starring: Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert Plot Summary: This film tells the remarkable story of Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert, aspiring filmmakers from opposite sides of the tracks who set out to find a subject for their underground movie, leading them to discover, mentor and manage the iconic band that would become known as The Who. Inspired by the burgeoning 1960s youth culture, they found in the ‘High Numbers’ a rebellious restlessness that was just what they were looking for. Rechristening them ‘The Who‘, they quickly … Continue reading

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Teen Arts Festival 2015

When: March 19th & 20th, 2015 Where: Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ The theme of the 2015 Teen Arts Festival is “Art of the Street”. Held on the Brookdale campus in Lincroft, this unique event is a great opportunity for teens ages 13 to 19 to experience all disciplines of the arts and participate in workshops, performances, exhibits, and critiques. The Opening Reception for the festival will be held on March 18th at the CVA Gallery of Brookdale from 6-7pm. Don’t forget to tag your pictures, posts, etc. with #MTAF15 so we can see how you’re prepping … Continue reading

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Monmouth Arts Annual Meeting is January 21st

When: Wednesday, January 21, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank Please join the arts community as we gather for an evening of networking and conversation leading to new collaborations and partnerships! Monmouth Arts welcomes all current members and everyone who is interested in the arts. We will begin the meeting with voting on the Board slate for 2015, recognition of outgoing board members and a short update on Monmouth Arts initiatives. Also during the meeting, Monmouth Arts staff will be giving tours of our new storefront location right next door to the … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Appeal

If you love the arts and you love Monmouth County please give as generously as you can to our Annual Fund, ensuring that Monmouth Arts continues to enrich our community by inspiring and fostering the arts. This has been an exciting year for Monmouth Arts culminating in our move to a street level storefront location, right next to the Count Basie Theatre, where we can welcome the community and connect them to wonderful artists and arts groups! Monmouth Arts Strengthens small and emerging arts groups with workshops, networking      and nearly $100,000 in grants to arts … Continue reading

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New Writing Workshop! The Power of Play with Colleen Lineberry

The Power of Play: Creative Ways with Words with Colleen Lineberry February 10, 2015 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Monmouth Arts – 105 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ This experiential workshop offers ways to expand creative horizons using playful writing strategies that will inspire your imagination and allow you to tell the stories you have to tell. Explore and experiment with tips and techniques to develop and strengthen fiction, nonfiction, poetry or personal journal writing. Work with description and imagery, dialogue, voice, and more. Free your inner muse in a comfortable workshop atmosphere and discover concrete ideas … Continue reading

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Thank You to Our 2014 Gala Sponsors

RECEPTION SPONSOR Jill Kerwick & Arthur Kontos Foundation Count Basie Theatre PROGRAM SPONSOR Monmouth University COCKTAIL SPONSORS The Curchin Group Ansell, Grimm & Aaron VALET SPONSOR Saker Shop Rite

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Storytelling and the Collective Art Tank: A Social Media Case Study

When: TBA Where: The Collective Art Tank, Asbury Park Cost: $35 for Monmouth Arts members, $45 for nonmembers Workshop is limited to 20 participants. Reserve your spot now! (If you have any questions, please email Tammy at We live in a world full of information, and sometimes that makes it hard to make your voice heard. Stories have the power to unlock the data and not only tell us what it means, but how we should feel about it. As a brand, it’s important to actively curate the stories you are putting out there, using sight, … Continue reading

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INSPIRE, CREATE, CELEBRATE: a Celebration of the Arts

What: Monmouth Arts Gala Event – Celebration of the Arts Where: McLoone’s Pier House, Boardwalk, Long Branch When: Friday // 10.17.14 // 7:00 PM Purchase Tickets ($150) Honoring: Becky Weinberg & Family and The Count Basie Theatre At Monmouth Arts, our mission is simple: we enrich the community by inspiring and fostering the arts. We achieve this through arts education, collaboration, special events, grants and more. In addition to supporting artists and arts groups through our programs and services, we bring more than 2,500 high-quality, inexpensive or free concerts, films, dance and theater productions, musicals, creative … Continue reading

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Magic in the Moonlight

Magic in the Moonlight SOLD OUT   !! No more tickets available. NO WALK INS , only prepaid ticket holders.   July 17, 2014 7:30 PM Written and Directed by: Woody Allen Starring: Eileen Atkins, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, Emma Stone, Jacki Weaver, Erica Leerhsen, Catherine McCormack, Paul Ritter, Jeremy Shamos  Plot Summary: Magic in the Moonlight is a romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. The film is set in the south of France in the 1920s against a backdrop of wealthy … Continue reading

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Monmouth Arts Receives National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Fast-Track Grant to Support the MoCo Arts Corridor

DATE: December 16, 2013 CONTACT: Mary Eileen Fouratt 732-212-1890 ext. 2  Red Bank, NJ]— National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that Monmouth Arts is one of 150 not-for-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America Fast-Track grant. Monmouth Arts is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support a marketing initiative for the MoCo Arts Corridor, a cultural tourism campaign to promote Coastal and Bayshore Monmouth as an arts destination. The project will focus on traditional and new media marketing efforts for arts organizations in the 39-town … Continue reading

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