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2-21-14

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Feb. 21 to 27. If you have additions, post them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

In The Heights by Quiara Alegria Hudes
Friday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m.
$15 standard, $12 senior, $10 student
http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/theatre.asp

E’s Biker Buddies: Children’s Cycle for Survival
Charity event benefiting Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Saturday, Feb. 22 from noon to 3 p.m.
Primary Prep Elementary School
41 Tuers Avenue, Jersey City
Donations can be made online as well: http://mskcc.convio.net/site/TR/CycleforSurvival/AG_Cycle_Event?team_id=35801&pg=team&fr_id=1940

Folktale Fun
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m.
Newark Public Library, 5 Washington St., Newark
http://www.newarkhappening.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Folktale-Fun/16638/

Folktale Fun
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m.
Weequahic Branch Library, 355 Osborn Terrace, Newark
http://www.newarkhappening.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Folktale-Fun/16643/

Doktor Kaboom
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.
$12 adults, $10 children
William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Road, Wayne
973-720-2371
www.wp-presents.org

Black Violin
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
http://www.newarkhappening.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Black-Violin/16262/

In the Heights by Quiara ALegira Hudes
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.
$15 standard, $12 senior, $10 student
http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/theatre.asp

Slavery by Another Name
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.
Newark Museum
http://www.newarkmuseum.org/BlackHistory.html

All-State Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Women’s Choir
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/all-state-wind-ensemble-symphonic-band-and-womens-choir

Avery Sharpe Jazz Sextet
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m
$25-$35 single tickets
Enlow Recital Hall, Kean University, Union
http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/music.asp

In the Heights by Quiara ALegira Hudes
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m.
$15 standard, $12 senior, $10 student
http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/theatre.asp

“Freezing for a Reason” Polar Bear Plunge
Charity event benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Sunday, Feb. 23 at noon
Beach in front of St. James Place
Atlantic City Beach
Donations can be made online as well: http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.personalCampaign&participantID=441365

Jay Dooley Memorial Foundation Walk/Run
Charity event benefiting the struggling Pirl family
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m.
Pier Village, Long Branch
Donations can be made online as well: http://www.jaydooley.com/#!news/c24n7

Kick for a Cause “Dress for MS”
Charity event benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Sunday, Feb. 23 at noon, 1:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here: http://web.tututix.com/
Rumson Fair Haven High School, 74 Ridge Road, Rumson
www.kickdancestudios.com

Dorthaan’s Place: The Jon Faddis Quartet
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/dorthaans-place-the-jon-faddis-quartet

Dorthaan’s Place: The Jon Faddis Quartet
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m.
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
website: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/dorthaans-place-the-jon-faddis-quartet

In the Heights by Quiara ALegira Hudes
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.
$15 standard, $12 senior, $10 student
http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/theatre.asp

The Peking Acrobats
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m.
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
http://www.newarkhappening.com/includes/calendar-of-events/The-Peking-Acrobats/16266/

New Jersey Ballet Company: Ballet with the NJ Youth Symphony
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m.
Mayo Center for the Performing Arts, Morristown
Ticket prices range from $29-$59
http://www.njballet.org/performances

Bill Burr
Sunday, Feb.23 at 8 p.m.
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/bill-burr

Robert Smithson’s New Jersey
Sunday, Feb. 23 to June 22
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair
973-746-5555
http://montclairartmuseum.org/exhibitions-details.php?id=42#.UuApTvYo6X0

50 Years of Latin American Art From the Collection of the Neuberger Museum
Monday, Feb. 24 through June 6
Karl & Hell Burger Gallery, Center for Academic Success, Kean University, Union
http://www.kean.edu/~gallery/docs/keangalleries-brochure-2013-2014.pdf

American Family Theater’s Ellis Island: Gateway to a Dream
Monday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m.
$8 general
William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Road, Wayne
973-720-3178
www.wp-presents.org

Advocacy Fair
Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road, Wayne
973-720-2371
www.wp-presents.org

In the Heights by Quiara ALegira Hudes
Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m.
$15 standard, $12 senior, $10 student
http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/theatre.asp

Midday Artist Series
Joe Mikura and Gary Kirkpatrick
Thursday, Feb. 27 at 12:30 p.m.
William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Road, Wayne
973-720-2371
www.wp-presents.org

In the Heights by Quiara ALegira Hudes
Thursday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m.
$15 standard, $12 senior, $10 student
http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/theatre.asp

David Shapiro: Cardboard and Gold
Through March 14
William Paterson University Galleries, East Gallery
300 Pompton Road, Wayne
973-720-2371
www.wp-presents.org

Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for a Digital Age
Through March 14
William Paterson University Galleries, Court and South Galleries
300 Pompton Road, Wayne
973-720-2371
www.wp-presents.org

500 Years of Italian Master Drawings
Through May 11
Princeton University Art Museum
609-258-3788
puamweb@princeton.edu
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1562

Lavett Ballard Exhibit
Through Feb. 27
The Ocean County Arts and Community Center Gallery
Ocean County College Campus, College Drive, Toms River
732-255-0500

Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print
Through June 8
Princeton University Art Museum
609-258-3788
puamweb@princeton.edu
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1551

City of Silver and Gold from Tiffany to Cartier
Through March 30
Newark Museum
http://www.newarkmuseum.org/SilverAndGold.html

Seeing Beyond the Moment, The Photographic Legacy and Gift of George Tice
Through March 2
Newark Museum
http://www.newarkmuseum.org/giftsofgeorgetice.html