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Upcoming Events

Thu Jul 19

Mason Gross Summer Series: Mason Gross Jazz Faculty

The award-winning ensemble performs straight-ahead jazz in this annual summer favorite 7 p.m. July 19. The concert is part of the Mason Gross Summer Series, programs that are free to...

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Jun 8 to Aug 31

Summer Afternoons in Kilmer Park

Live musical performances at lunchtime. Grab some friends or co-workers, pick up lunch at your favorite establishment, and head on over to Kilmer Square Park to enjoy live music! (weather...

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Sun Jul 22

Hub City Sounds

Hub City Sounds is a FREE and Family-welcoming Performing, Visual, and Culinary Arts festival series with events for all tastes! Also, come enjoy the Kid Zones featuring: a Moon...

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Tue Jul 24

Disney The Lion King - Free Summer Movie

Simba, a young lion prince, is destined for greatness, until his villainous uncle Scar convinces him he was responsible for his father’s death. After years spent in exile, Simba decides...

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Wed Jul 25

Mason Gross Summer Series: Jasper String Quartet

The classical string quartet will perform masterworks from around the world during a free concert 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. The concert is part of the Mason Gross Summer...

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Thu Jul 26

Mason Gross Summer Series: 10 Hair Legs

Mason Gross faculty member Randy James leads an all-male repertory dance company performing commissioned and curated works from major contemporary choreographers. The concert, on July 26 at 7 p.m., is...

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Thu Jul 26

Hippiefest 2018

Flower power is back and it’s coming to New Brunswick! HIPPIEFEST, featuring Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland. With...

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World Class Live Entertainment

City Center's Theatre District is NJ's premier destination for performing arts and entertainment. Over 350,000/yr. from the tri-state area attend outstanding events featuring international orchestras, Broadway musicals, world-class dance, pop concerts, and more.

Flourishing Arts & Culture

Start your journey by appreciating world-class art and exhibits at some of our impressive museums and galleries. Engage in global art through workshops, classes, and gallery talks at some of the largest and most distinguished cultural venues.

Paint the Town Scarlet Red

Founded before the nation, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a proud member of the Association of American Universities, a Big Ten school, and the flagship of The State University of New Jersey. These are exciting times at Rutgers and we look forward to sharing them with all.

A Sensational Selection

City Center is home to over 50 restaurants and eateries that constitute a diverse mix of international cuisines and colorful ambiances to pair with all tastes. From fast casual to fine dining - familiar and delicious to complex and extraordinary, City Center chefs are constantly introducing new flavors into their menus.

Good People, Good Times

Take in a Rutgers game or hit a live music hot-spot. City Center's nightlife scene is as diverse & dynamic as the city itself. From dance clubs to comedy clubs and gastropubs to traditional Irish pubs you're guaranteed to have fun doing it your way. 

At the Heart of Healthcare

The state's premier "Healthcare City" is home to numerous world-renowned hospitals & research institutions, RU, and the world headquarters of J&J. Innovative medical technology and treatments discovered here are advancing healthcare on a global scale.

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Central to Great Destinations

New Jersey has so much to offer from beaches to mountains, small towns and thriving urban centers, not to mention the Statue of Liberty, but ...

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Embracing Diversity

Experience diversity when you walk west from the City Center to the nearby Esperanza Neighborhood, home to New Brunswick's large Latino population. Support the many ...

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Rich in Our Country's History

In one of the nation's first public readings of The Declaration of Independence took place in New Brunswick on July 9, 1776, in the days ...

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