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  • American Repertory Ballet

    Nutcracker
    SHOW TIME: Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
    TICKET PRICES: $8
    LOCATION: State Theatre, New Brunswick, N.J.
    (School-Time Performance)
     
    Nutcracker
    SHOW TIME: Friday, December 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
    TICKET PRICES: $35/45/55/65/75
    LOCATION: State Theatre, New Brunswick, N.J.
     
    Nutcracker
    SHOW TIME: Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
    TICKET PRICES: $35/45/55/65/75
    LOCATION: State Theatre, New Brunswick, N.J.
     
    Nutcracker
    SHOW TIME: Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
    TICKET PRICES: $35/45/55/65/75
    LOCATION: State Theatre, New Brunswick, N.J.
     
    Nutcracker
    SHOW TIME: Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
    TICKET PRICES: $35/45/55/65/75
    LOCATION: State Theatre, New Brunswick, N.J.
     
    Nutcracker
    SHOW TIME: Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
    TICKET PRICES: $35/45/55/65/75
    LOCATION: State Theatre, New Brunswick, N.J.

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  • Crossroads Theatre Company

    Black Nativity is infused with ritual, African dance and storytelling, this exciting retelling of classic Nativity features a multi-cultural cast, featuring both traditional Christmas carols and original music sung in gospel style.  Black Nativity runs from December 9-18 at the following times.

    December 9th at 7PM
    Dececmber 10th at 3PM & 8PM (Opening Night)
    December 14th at 10AM
    December 15th at 7PM
    December 16th at 7PM 
    December 17th at 3PM & 8PM
    December 18th at 3PM

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  • George Street Playhouse

    Please visit their website here

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  • Mason Gross School of the Arts

    Voorhees Choir
    Saturday, December 3, 2016, 5 p.m.
    Candlelight concert featuring works for women’s choir and the Voorhees Chapel organ. Music by Leonarda, Willcocks, as well as carols, gospels, and spirituals arranged by contemporary composers.
    Voorhees Chapel - 5 Chapel Drive, Douglass College Campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick
    Free 
     
     
    Rutgers Baroque Players
    Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
    Chamber cantatas for voice and instruments from the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
    Voorhees Chapel - 5 Chapel Drive, Douglass College Campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick
    Free
     
    Christmas in Carol and Song
    Saturday, December 10, 2016, 6 and 9 p.m.
    Sunday, December 11, 2016, 5 and 7:30 p.m.
    Kirkpatrick Chapel - Corner of George and Somerset streets, College Avenue Campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick
    General Public $20 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $15 / Students $10

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  • New Brunswick City Market

    Free Photos with Santa Claus
    Saturday, December 10th, 11AM-3PM
    United Methodist Church of New Brunswick at 323 George Street
    Bring your children or have your family take a free photo with Santa Claus in the beautiful holiday decor of the church. Photos will be available for pick-up on Saturday, December 17th from 10AM-12PM at George Street Camera at 344 George Street. 




    Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
    Friday, December 16th, Saturday, December 17th, and Sunday, December 18th, Starting at 4PM
    Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis for rides starting at 4PM and ending at 7PM. 
    Pick-Up location is in front of the Hyatt Regency hotel on Neilson Street. 
    Rides are weather dependent; please check the "Alerts" section of www.newbrunswick.com if there is questionable weather. 

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  • State Theatre

    Cirque Éloize                                                                                   
    SALOON: A Musical Acrobatic Adventure                                                                                           
    Wed, January 11, 2017 at 7:30pm                                                                                             
    Thu, January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm                                                                                   
    In an old-time saloon, a piano tuner falls under the spell of the beautiful entertainer Belle. The two of them set off on a chase worthy of the greatest cowboy Westerns, taking them from the deserted plains to the rocky depths of a mine. Montreal’s Cirque Éloize tells this rollicking story through comedy, spectacle, dance, and astonishing acrobatics—ending in a breathtaking, gravity-defying duel that’s more thrilling than a galloping mustang!     
    Tickets: $35-$70                                    
     
    M.E. Live – Melissa Etheridge
    Fri, January 13, 2017 at 8pm
    Melissa Etheridge is one of rock music’s great female icons. Her critically-acclaimed eponymous debut album was certified double platinum. Etheridge’s popularity was built around such memorable songs as “Bring Me Some Water,” “No Souvenirs,” and “Ain't It Heavy” for which she won her first Grammy® for Best Female Rock Vocal. Etheridge hit her commercial and artistic stride with her fourth album, Yes I Am, featuring the massive hits “I’m the Only One” and “Come to My Window,” a searing song of longing that brought her a second Grammy®. The six-times-platinum album spent more than two and a half years on the album chart. Etheridge is scheduled to release MEmphis Rock and Soul, a new album honoring Stax Records, this fall.
    Tickets: $45-$95
     
    Doktor Kaboom: Live Wire!
    The Electricity Tour
    Sat, January 21, 2017 at 1pm & 4pm
    Join Dr. Kaboom on a riotous romp through the history and fundamental principles of electrical energy. What is it? What does it do for us? Where does it come from? Equipped with Tesla coils, Van de Graaf generators, and a ping-pong-ball-shooting robot, Doktor Kaboom explains everything from voltage, current, magnetic fields, conductors, plasma, and resistance to energy conservation and safety. There’s lots of audience participation, a ton of laughs, and some serious science!
    Tickets: $25-$35  
     
    Masters of Illusion
    Thu, February 16, 2017 at 8pm
    Fun for the whole family! Masters of Illusion–Believe the Impossible includes grand illusions, levitating women, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand, and beautiful dancers. And it’s all LIVE! No camera tricks, no computer graphics—just amazing illusions in real time in front of a live audience. Everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible—all rolled up into a live show!
    Tickets: $35-$75
     
    State Theatre New Jersey Family Day
    Lightwire Theater
    Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey
    Mon, February 20, 2017 at 10am, 12:30pm, & 3pm
    Marvin the mouse is constantly teased and bullied at school by the “cool” mice. Retreating into his science books, he dreams up a world of fantasy where he is the brave hero. He sets off on his homemade rocket for the space adventure of a lifetime—a trip to the moon! While on this cosmic adventure Marvin encounters an assortment of unusual creatures. This wondrous electorluminescent production by Lightwire Theater features over 40 delightful characters and a variety of music from pop to classical.
    Tickets: $15-$30

     

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  • Zimmerli Art Museum

    Museum admission and programs are free and open to the public.
     
    Art After Hours: First Tuesdays, 5 to 9pm
    November 1, December 6, January 3, February 7
    Each month, the evening kicks off with curator-led tours of a new exhibition, followed by live music, opportunities to meet artists, and engaging presentations by special guests. Free admission and complimentary refreshments.
     
    Music at the Museum
    November 20, December 11, February 19, March 19, 2017
    This popular concert series features classical and jazz musicians from the faculty of the Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division, as well as a broad repertoire that is accessible to audiences of all ages.
     
    New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra: Reframing Classical Salon Series
    October 30, January 29, May 7
    This salon series introduces visitors to what inspires the performers, their art, and how they do it. Orchestra members perform short, theme-based works mixed with tastings, wine pours, and conversation in an informal atmosphere.
     
    Current Exhibitions
    “Thinking Pictures”: Moscow Conceptual Art in the Dodge Collection
    Circa 1866: European Prints
    Circa 1966: American Prints
    Circa 1966: Paintings and Sculpture
    Looking Back at the 1980s: Gifts to the Collection
    Fletcher and the Knobby Boys: Illustrations by Harry Devlin
    Three American Painters: David Diao, Sam Gilliam, Sal Sirugo
     
    Opening in January
    Reflections: Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese
    Innovation and Abstraction: Women Artists and Atelier 17 
     

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