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Somerville Art Gallery Hosts "Through the Winter Static"

January 16, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The opening reception for "Through the Winter Static," a group exhibition at Gallery on Division will be held Thursday, Jan. 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the gallery, 15B Division St. There will be live music and refreshments.

The gallery features the works of Kirsten Bowen, venetian fresco, and Laurel Oswald Clark, charcoal on view through Feb. 24.

Robin Cairl, gallery ...

Hillsborough High School Grad Wins TV Emmy Award

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jocelyn Conn, a graduate of Hillsborough High School and Montclair State University, was recently awarded an Emmy as winning producer for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for her work on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah."

Conn, a senior coordinating producer at "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," is an 11-year show veteran and Peabody award ...

Somerville Gallery Features Works by Natalia Pas

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Main, 30 West Main St., continues its "Artist of the Month' series with an exhibit by Roselle Park artist Natalia Pas.

An opening reception will be held Saturday, Jan. 6, from 5-7 p.m. 

Refreshments will be served. Admission is free and open to the public.

Pas draws inspiration from her beloved birthplace, a small village in rural Poland.

Somerville Church Hosts Boar's Head Festival Jan. 7

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 7, at 4 p.m.

All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times.

A cast of 125 actors will celebrate the story of Christmas as perhaps once done in an Elizabethan ...

Original 1907 Times Square Ball Has Direct Link to Somerset County

NEW YORK – Walter Fuhrman Palmer, the head electrician at the venerable New York Times newspaper more than 100 years ago, helped to create a legacy shared by tens of millions of people who have jammed Times Square on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the traditional countdown to the New Year.

Palmer, who lived in Warren, NJ, designed the first giant sphere to drop on Times Square, the ...

Somerville Fifth-Graders Attend Metropolitan Opera Performance of “Hansel & Gretel”

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The buses left Van Derveer School early Friday morning, with 70 fifth-grade students, teachers and chaperones taking the high road on a highly-anticipated field trip.

Destination: A performance of “Hansel & Gretel” by the Metropolitan Opera Company at Lincoln Center in New York City.

They had been preparing weeks ahead of time in class for their encounter ...

Raritan Ringers Perform Handbell Concert in Somerville

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Raritan Ringers handbell ensemble will present a concert of sacred and secular holiday favorites on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10.

The group is made up of 14 advanced ringers from the metropolitan area.

For more information call the church office at (908) 725-4545. 

Mayor Declares Peter Mayer Day in Somerville

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Guitarist and songwriter Peter Mayer climbed on to his Stars and Promises tour bus with a special souvenir presented by his good friend Rick Fontana after Friday night's concert at the United Reformed Church on Main Street.

Fontana, a former Somerset County freeholder, filled in for Mayor Brian Gallagher to present a proclamation to Mayer declaring Friday ...

Somerville HS Students Host Holiday Craft Fair

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Students from the Workforce Development program at Somerville High School are hosting their II annual a Holiday Crafts Fair Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the school cafeteria

There will be 30 vendors. Admission is free.

Many of the items available for purchase have been hand-crafted by local artisans. The selection of gift items will include glassware, ...

"Red Ochre" Exhibit Opens in Somerville at Gallery on Division

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Red Ochre is one of the oldest known pigments in the history of artistic expression, used by some of the first hominids known to have created art.  As such, the pigment, which is still widely used today, might be considered one of the first layers in what has become, over thousands of years, a rich and multidimensional history of art.

Three artists pay homage to red ochre ...

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