ROOSEVELT ARTS PROJECT:  THE 2007-2008 SEASON

 

OCTOBER 20:         The Art of Taxidermy

 

NOVEMBER 10-11:    Landau Exhibit & Brahinsky Concert

 

DECEMBER 8-23:   Robert Mueller-Selections

 

JANUARY 19:          Open Mic Night

 

FEBRUARY 9:         Roosevelt Poets

 

MARCH 15:              French Romantic Piano Music

 

APRIL 12:                Jersey Homesteads:  In the Architectural Vanguard

          

APRIL 25-26:        The Roosevelt String Band

 

MAY 17:                   Digital/Context

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

The Art of Taxidermy

 

Saturday, October 20

8:00 P.M. at Borough Hall

 

Angel Cloughy and David Schwendeman

will present Taxidermy For Art’s Sake,

an up-close and personal retrospective on the art and science of taxidermy accentuated with audio/visual aids, real props, and maybe even verse!

 

                                                

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

Jacob Landau Exhibit

&

A special concert by

David Brahinsky & Friends

 

Reception on Saturday, November 10, 5-8:00 P.M.

Concert at 8:00 P.M.

Exhibit continues on Sunday, November 11, 1-3:00 P.M.

 

at the Landau Studio

 

Numerous Landau works will be on display, 

including original drawings, woodcuts,

and lithographs.

 

 

 

                                                  

DECEMBER

 

Robert Mueller – Selections

 

An exhibit and sale spanning the artist’s lifetime

and broad range of media

 

Saturday, December 8*, Sunday, December 9

Saturday, December 15, Sunday, December 16

Saturday, December 22, Sunday, December 23

 

 *opening reception, 1-5:00 P.M.

 

all days 1-5:00 P.M.

 

at the Eleanor Gallery

 

Pieces to include Bob’s wildly popular woodcuts,

his expressive, lyrical “Schema” series,

as well as unusual and unexpected works that the artist will choose for the show

 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY

 

Open Mic Cafe

 

Saturday, January 19

8:00 P.M. at Borough Hall

 

Roosevelt residents 13 and older,

past and present,

are invited to sing, read, do comedy, or

play an instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

Roosevelt Poets

 

Saturday, February 9

8:00 P.M. at Borough Hall

 

Join the Roosevelt poets in celebrating

Toothache Day,

accompanied by music, painful memories, and

a variety of sweets.

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH

 

French Romantic Piano Music

 

Saturday, March 15

8:00 P.M. at Borough Hall

 

Alan Mallach will present the solo piano music of the

great French composers of the Romantic era,

from Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” (in its original setting in that composer’s Suite Bergamasque),

to Fauré’s nocturnes

and César Frank’s magisterial

Prelude, Chorale and Fugue.

 

 

 

 

APRIL

 

Jersey Homesteads:  In the Architectural Vanguard

 

Saturday, April 12

8:00 P.M. at Borough Hall

 

A documentary video by resident Ben Johnson exploring the architectural history of the original Roosevelt houses

followed by questions/comments from the audience

 

                                      

 

 

 

 

APRIL

 

Roosevelt String Band

 

Friday, April 25

&

Saturday, April 26

8:00 P.M. at Borough Hall

 

The 21st annual concert of the

Roosevelt String Band,

with David Brahinsky, Paul Prestopino,

Ed Cedar, Joe Pepitone, Sarah Houtz, and more

 

 

 

 

MAY

 

Digital/Context

 

Saturday, May 17

2-5:00 P.M. at Borough Hall

and various locations around town

 

Roosevelt residents and artists/composers Brad Garton and Wiska Radkiewicz will be presenting their work (and that of their friends) in various locations around the Borough.  Come find digital art in unexpected places!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

Roosevelt is on Rte. 571, about 5 miles east and south of Hightstown.  Upon entering town going south on Rte. 571 (Rochdale Ave.) the Borough Hall is the first building on the left. 

 

Continuing south on Rte. 571, the third left will be Lake Dr.  The Jacob Landau Studio, a geodesic dome, is at 30 Lake Dr., on the left.

 

As you enter Roosevelt, the first left is Oscar Drive.  The factory is at the corner of Oscar Drive and N. Valley Rd., with the entrance to the Eleanor Gallery on the N. Valley Rd. side of the factory.

 

Voluntary contributions of $5 per adult are suggested at most RAP events, with $10 per adult, $5 for seniors and children at the String Band concerts.

 

Visit the RAP website at:  www.music.columbia.edu/roosevelt

 

For further information call Robin Gould at (609)-448-4616.