October 2013 – January 2014
The Garden State Opera, assisted by the Caldwell College Choir and Kennedy Dancers will perform Donizetti’s one-act comedy Il Campanello di Notte and the premiere of Tamar da Timna. Sung in Italian with English super-titles, the performance will be accompanied by full orchestra and conducted by GSO founder and artistic director, Francesco Santelli. For more information go to www.gardenstateopera.homestead.com.
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.
Caldwell College will host the panel discussion “Before Title IX, There Was Girls’ High School Basketball” on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The event, made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, will begin with a reception and photo display at 7 p.m., followed by the program at 7:45 in the Alumni Theatre on campus.
The evening will provide a chance to celebrate girls’ high school basketball and the life lessons young women learned through the sport in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.
The program will be moderated by Linda Cimino, Caldwell College’s associate director of athletics/senior woman administrator and women’s head basketball coach. Panelists are Dr. Thomas McCabe, history professor at Rutgers Newark; Sister Elizabeth Michael Boyle, Ph.D., retired faculty member at Caldwell and a student athlete advocate; Sister Michel Rodgers, O.P., basketball coach, St. Mary’s Rutherford in the 1960’s; Louise Pastore, nee Melleno, member of Caldwell Athletics Hall of Fame, and former player who scored over 1600 points for St. Dominic Academy in Jersey City in the late 1960s. Panelists will discuss the importance of girls basketball during those decades and what the sport did for future generations. Speakers and audience members will have the chance to share the lessons and joys the sport gave and continues to give young women including the importance of friendship, teamwork, following dreams, and perseverance.
Prior to the event, anyone who played girls’ high school basketball during that eras is invited to take part in a Facebook photo contest. The owner of the photo that receives the most likes on Facebook will be eligible to win a prize.
To submit a photo of your high school basketball playing days to be placed on the Caldwell College Facebook page go to www.caldwell.edu/njchfestival or mail a nonreturnable photo to Office of Alumni Affairs, Attn: Before Title IX Event, Caldwell College, 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, N.J. 07006.
For more information, you can also go to www.caldwell.edu/njchfestival.
The event is being held to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month and “Sports in American Culture and Communities”.
Caldwell College is a private, Catholic, coed four-year college with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Its 25 undergraduate programs, 27 graduate program
At the time of All Souls and All Saints Days, the Roman Catholic community remembers family and classmates who have gone before us in faith. We invite alumni and their families to attend this Mass of Remembrance at the Motherhouse Chapel.
If you are unable to attend, feel free to send in the names of your loved ones to be entered in our book of remembrances.
To RSVP or to submit names for the book of remembrances, contact Kathleen Buse at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-618-3411.
Sky Band is a Haitian band that plays Kompa Direk, music that reflects the spirit of Haiti and its people living in New York City. The music is vibrant, cultural, and spiritual with strong beats and melodic rhythms. It tells of the desire to continue the Haitian Culture while learning and loving a new language and culture. Special ticket price of $10.
Celebrate the holiday season with the High School Honor Band and Caldwell College Wind Ensemble and Choir! Featuring works by NJ composer, Joseph Turrin and an international Christmas celebration and culminating with the annual carol sing along, under the direction of Laura Greenwald and Rebecca Vega.