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This workshop will review the basics of understanding your camera. The instructors will go over the camera controls, helping participants understand how the settings work and how changes in settings affect the image. Participants will learn what equipment can be used to achieve different effects. By the end of the workshop, participants will understand lenses, camera bodies (DSLR & Mirrorless), megapixels, shutter speeds, focal lengths, apertures, exposure histograms, and depth of field—and how all of these can be used to take good nature photographs.
Calling ALL beer lovers! Mark your calendars for our 1st ever NJ Craft Beer GREAT Eight Event! September 17th | 1pm-5pm! Tickets will include entry into event & 10 Beer tickets. Brewery List Flying Fish Flounder Ashton Sunken Silo Eight & Sand Old Hights Czig 902 Breweries will be battle for the title of Best of the Best! Fun event to get to know these amazing local breweries, right in our own backyard! Event will included beer tickets for tasting, with food on premise for purchasing. Any addition beers will be $5 at each stand. Must be 21+ or over!
The Watchung Arts Center is delighted to present singer, international voice technician, and local mom, Danielle Amedeo in a solo performance of her original cabaret, She Sings for You (And Don’t Forget It) on Saturday, September 17th at 7PM. She Sings For You… is an original compilation of musical theater and popular contemporary songs about a women’s joy and struggle through life, sex, motherhood, and more by Tony and Grammy-award winning composers such as Cyndi Lauper, Alan Menken, Pasek and Paul, and Sara Bareillis. Composer Andrew Baumer accompanies. Proceeds will benefit the Watchung Arts Center and nonprofits focused on women’s health initiatives. Brilliant teacher and singer/actress, Danielle has performed contemporary and classical music at venues such as Hammerstein Ballroom and Carnegie Hall, as well as with a soul band in concert halls throughout NYC. She is a highly sought vocal technician whose work with Academy Award nominated actor Ethan Hawke has been critically acclaimed by Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Telegraph, Roger Ebert, Vulture, and more. Students include film and stage stars, Broadway performers, and popular musicians in the NYC area and internationally. She teaches on faculty at Marymount Manhattan College’s and Molloy College’s BFA programs in musical
Friday & Saturday - 8PM Sunday - 2PM Adults $22 - Seniors/Students $20 An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box.
For more than six decades The Duprees have entertained audiences who love the unique and romantic sound that has echoed through time. Appearing at the Brook Arts Center on September 17, 2022, at 8 pm, The Duprees will thrill audiences with their smooth harmonies and romantic sound as they revitalize their top hits. From their doo-wop and rock ‘n roll start in Jersey City, New Jersey, they grew quickly to become an international sensation. Although members have changed throughout the years, the singing group stayed in touch with their east coast roots and dedication to bringing their favorite classics in an updated style. Today’s Duprees - Tommy Petillo, Phil Granito, and Jimmy Spinelli are dedicated to preserving, sharing, and spreading appreciation for The Duprees’ music everywhere! Together they clearly show their passion for this timeless music that started on a Jersey City street corner. Tickets are $40-50 in advance. Order online or by phone www.brookarts.org / 732-469-7700. Tickets at the door are $45-55. Concessions, bar, and free parking. The Brook Arts Center is in Bound Brook, NJ, one block from the Bound Brook Train station and a few short miles from Rt 22, 287, and 78.
An Evening of Doo Wop with headliner The Duprees and special guests John Scupelitti and The Reactions, Remember Then, Jimmy Russo, and Comedian Tommy Gooch. Appearing live at the Brook Arts Center on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at 8 pm for one night only. When the lyrics and melodies of Doo Wop are brought to life by the smooth vocals of these groups no one can resist the emotion that sparks memories and the desire to sing and dance along. The tradition and sound that originally made the Duprees such a well-loved and successful group has echoed through time for more than 50 years. Although members have changed throughout the years, the singing group stayed in touch with their east coast roots and dedication to bringing their favorite classics in an updated style. Active today - Tommy Petillo, Phil Granito, and Jimmy Spinelli clearly show their dedication and passion for the type of music that started on a Jersey City street corner and grew to something both classic and timeless. These groups will thrill audiences with their smooth harmonies and romantic sound as they revitalize their top hits for new generations. Discounted advance tickets online at www.brookarts.org/732-469-7700. Concessions, bar, and