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Grounds for Sculpture
March 28: The sculpture park presents an Artists
in Action family festival, where house artists
open their studios and workshops to the public,
encouraging guests to watch the artists work
on their latest projects, to ask questions about
the process and to browse the current exhibits.
Featured artist Patrick Connors will be sketching
architectural renderings. Local musicians will
perform throughout the day. 11 AM- 4 PM; free
with park admission. 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton (609-586-0616, groundsforsculpture.org).
Hunterdon Art Museum
Thru May 10: “Contemporary International Tapestry” features work by 39 artists from around
the world, including Archie Brennan and Joan
Baxter of Scotland and Włodzimierz Cygan of
Poland. The exhibit includes award-winning
design with fibers, textiles and weaving. Related
programming includes “A Day of Contemporary
Tapestry” on March 22 from 9 AM to 4: 30 PM,
with lectures from Susan Martin Maffei and
Brennan, along with an interactive demonstration. Tues-Sun, 11 AM- 5 PM; suggested admission,
$5. 7 Lower St, Clinton (908-735-8415, hunter-donartmuseum.org).
Princeton University Art Museum
Thru June 7: “The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago and Los Angeles,
1960-1980” highlights the drastic structural and
demographic transformations in America’s major
cities in the second half of the 20th century. From
race riots to highway construction, metropolitan
areas experienced radical shifts that changed the
visual and cultural urban landscape. The exhibit,
a collaboration between the Princeton University
Art Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago,
features photography and film. Closed Mondays;
free. McCormick Hall, Princeton University (609-
Thru Aug 9: The exhibit “Royals & Regalia: Inside
the Palaces of Nigeria’s Monarchs” brings 40 impressive portraits by renowned Lagos-based photographer George Osodi to the Newark Museum.
The portraits showcase more than 20 Nigerian
rulers in palaces and throne rooms, dressed in
ceremonial embroidered robes, elaborate head
accessories and jewelry. Closed Mondays; suggested admission, $7-$12. Newark (973-596-6550,
March 6 & 8: The Grammy Award-winning
crooner will make audiences swoon with his
versions of standards like “Georgia On My
Mind” at both the Count Basie Theatre and
Harrah’s Resort. March 6: 9 PM; $45-$70.
Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City (harrahsresort.
com). March 8: 7: 30 PM; $30-$89. Count Basie
Theatre, Red Bank ( countbasietheatre.org).
March 7: Originally the lead singer of
alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs, the now
solo (and saner) artist Natalie Merchant heads
to the Kean University campus. 7: 30 PM; $55-
$75. Enlow Hall, Hillside ( enlowhall.kean.edu).
March 7: While Uncle Charlie was honored
with a Lifetime Achievement Award by BET in
2013, he is certainly not finished yet. See why
when he brings his aptly named Forever Charlie
tour to Newark. 8 PM; $58-$128. Prudential
Center, Newark ( prucenter.com).
March 9: Electronic deejay Steve Aoki,
designated the highest-grossing dance artist
in North America in 2012, promises to get the
Borgata nightclub mur.mur fist-pumping all
night long for the Neon Future Experience
tour. 10 PM; $30. The Borgata, Atlantic City
March 13: The Canadian songbird and philanthropist frequently seen in ASPCA commercials
released her first studio album in four years,
Shine On, last May. She will share some of her
heartfelt ballads at the Borgata’s Event Center. 8
PM; $66-$86. Event Center, the Borgata, Atlantic
City ( theborgata.com).
March 14: As the first female artist inducted
into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it’s no
wonder she has tons of R-E-S-P-E-C-T. See the
legendary Queen of Soul in action at NJPAC. 8
PM; $35-$145.50. NJPAC, Newark ( njpac.org).
March 14: The American a cappella group won
the third season of NBC’s reality competition
show The Sing-Off with their impressive beat-boxing arrangements. Hear the quintet’s 2015
Grammy-nominated vocal skills in Atlantic City.
8 PM; $55-$65. The Music Box, the Borgata,
Atlantic City ( theborgata.com).
March 21: The Belgian-Sicilian songstress
treats audiences to an enviable vocal range in
multiple languages on her Greatest Hits tour.
8 PM; $65-$165. The Borgata, Atlantic City
March 27: Thanks to reality competition show
Nashville Star back in 2003, Miranda Lambert
is now country music royalty alongside husband
Blake Shelton. Hear her soulful twang at
Boardwalk Hall. 7: 30 PM; $35-$85. Atlantic City
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame
March 4-April 5: The tragic love story of
Quasimodo, the misshapen and lonely bell-ringer, and Esmeralda, a beautiful Gypsy street
THE INJUSTICE SYSTEM
March 4-April 22 The Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts hosts
“Juvenile in Justice,” an eye-opening exhibit by photographer
Richard Ross. The project reveals
the rarely seen American juvenile
system, from the living conditions
to the types of punishment meted
out in detention and correction
institutions. The photographs
document youths in over 200 facilities in 31 states, including group
homes, police lockups and treatment centers. Mon-Sat, 10 AM-4PM;
Thurs, until 8 PM. Stedman Gallery,
314 Linden Street, Camden (rcca.
Free H Free Parking V Children Free
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FROM TEXAS TO THE TOP
March 10 ZZ Top is one of the few
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame bands
that has managed to keep its lineup
intact. The little old band from
Texas formed in Houston in 1969.
Catch the longtime friends and
musicians in Englewood. 8 PM; $69-
$159. Bergen PAC (201-227-1030,