Children will receive a foundation of music learning that will help them achieve not only in their musical experiences, but in all aspects of their educational life.
Perkins Center For The Arts Collingswood
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The event is the brainchild of Collingswood residents Joe Bonaparte and Kevin Monko, and features a cast of thousands.
Joe Bonaparte got the idea last year at a Halloween party in Oaklyn. Musician Kevin Monko was providing the entertainment, leading a handful of different singers through the changes on some David Bowie tunes. Call it timing or atmospherics, but the performance was uncannily affecting, Bonaparte recalls. “A good friend of mine who’d schooled me in all things glam rock, coincidentally, was on his deathbed at the time,” Bonaparte said. “After that, I thought we should have a party all-things-Bowie where we do the entire Ziggy Stardust album.” Bonaparte, who runs the Collingswood Bike Share, is an avowed music lover who often christens his refurbished two-wheelers with rock n’ roll names. So it wasn’t much of a stretch to consider organizing a…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Photographers from all over South Jersey came to Collingswood on Saturday to participate in the worldwide PhotoWalk. Come see the town as they did.
Viewfinders from throughout South Jersey focused on Collingswood Saturday for the fifth annual Worldwide PhotoWalk, an event designed to harness the creative energies of photographers of all skill levels all over the world in a single day. Collingswood enjoyed the happy coincidence of both Second Saturday and the Before the Bridge Music Festival providing fertile subject matter for the experience. Photographers began the walk by checking out the beautiful mosaic artwork in front of the Perkins Center for the Arts, and then took advantage of the beautiful light to capture the classic beauty of the Collingswood Presbyterian Church and First Baptist Church of Collingswood. The focus of the photowalk then changed to the urban streetscape of …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Tickets are still available for the annual fundraiser at Perkins Center for the Arts, held Saturday, May 12.
Whether you enjoy the arts, craft beer or both, Perkins Center for the Arts has just what you’re looking for this weekend. The nonprofit community arts foundation will host its largest annual fundraiser this Saturday, May 12, with craft beers from local breweries, an all-you-can-eat gourmet menu and a silent auction with some luxe prizes up for grabs. Lee Bennett, Perkins Center projects and special events manager, said the group raised $15,000 at its 2011 beer-tasting, making the event its most lucrative fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from the beer tasting will benefit Perkins’ many programs and support its operational expenses. “As a small organization, that’s very significant,” Bennett said, adding, "we’re hoping to do even better …