Monday, January 18, 2021

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South Jersey Singer-Songwriter Series: Christopher Davis-Shannon — An Uncommon Standard

In today’s musical world of heavy beats, looped sampling, distorted guitars, and pounding bass, local singer-songwriter Christopher Davis-Shannon offers an alternative to the alternative.

What’s Good — Cecily Bumbray’s ‘Awakening Pt. 1’ EP Discusses Deeper Meaning of Relationships

Bumbray joined "What's Good" to discuss her new album and "Clumsy" -- a new single that talks about the humble beginnings of her relationship with her current husband.

Timeless Perfection: Local Artist Creates Cover for TIME’s 100 Women of the Year Issue

To bring this project to fruition, TIME commissioned 49 leading artists from across the globe to create portraits of the women selected to be on the cover. Some of the women who graced the cover have been: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wangari Maathai, and Princess Diana, to name a few.

Radio Pitman Reaches Thousands With Virtual Concerts From Local Singer-Songwriters, Announces New Shows

After more than two weeks of New Jersey bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues closing down in supporting “social distancing” to help control the spread of COVID-19, Radio Pitman has found a way for local singer-songwriters to still reach an audience.

Radio Pitman Brings Virtual Concerts From Local Singer-Songwriters

As social distancing separates people, Radio Pitman is bringing people together in the name of music.

‘The Addams Family’ Creeping To Delsea High School This Week

Get ready to be “pulled in a new direction” with Delsea High School’s 2020 production of “The Addams Family.”

What’s Good – Tunes at Noon Presents Christine Havrilla

Isaiah Showell stopped by Stockton University's weekly "Tunes at Noon" series which showcases talented musicians every Wednesday from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Coffee House. This week's artist was Christine Havrilla. She spoke to Isaiah about the way she likes to vary the musical genres she performs -- calling her latest album, Sunless Escapade, "neo-funkadelic folk-pop twang-rock."

Things Are Getting All Shook Up At Schalick High School This Week

Elvis Presley meets Shakes'eare's Twelfth Night in Schalick High Schools production of All Shook Up.

What’s Good – ‘Keylaze Combines Hip-Hop and Gospel’

Local Hip-Hop / Gospel artist Keysha "Keylaze" Eleazer spoke with Isaiah Showell about her music and recording process.

South Jersey Singer-Songwriter Series: Camille Peruto — Storyteller

If her name sounds familiar, then you might have been a fan of the Fox television show American Idol. Peruto appeared as a contestant on the show during their 14th season in 2015 and made it through to “Hollywood Week.”

Award-Winning Director Working with RCSJ’s Co-Op Program to Teach the Next Generation of Filmmakers

Mamrak, a graduate of Gloucester County College (now RCSJ), always dreamed of being a filmmaker. With 33 years invested in the film industry, he has returned to the South Jersey to share his behind-the-camera knowledge and movie-making experiences with student interns eager to follow in his footsteps

South Jersey Singer-Songwriter Series: Dawn Hiatt — Melodic Ideas In Indie Folk

Dawn Hiatt’s music can at times sound eclectic, most with an indie folk and alternative country foundation, but every now and then a funky bassline finds its way in along with an occasional smattering of vibes and strings. She says finds it hard to pin down exactly what other musical artists have had an impact on her work. She says any influence is quite broad.

Vineland Recording Artist Releases Video Game-Inspired Album, ‘Water Temple’

Local recording artist Martin Muniz (also known as "MartyAfterDark") has released his second album, titled: Water Temple. The album draws inspiration -- and its name -- from the popular 1998 video game, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

SCC Oak Singers Set to Perform 29th Annual Holiday Concert on Dec. 14

The sounds of the holidays will fill the Sol and Jean Davidow Performing Arts Theatre at Salem Community College when the SCC Oak Singers present "Winter’s Light - A Holiday Concert" on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

Campbell’s Soup Appears In Hallmark Channel’s Christmas Movies As Part Of New Collaboration

The Campbell Soup Company and Hallmark Channel have teamed up during this holiday season with a partnership around the Hallmark Channel’s popular “Countdown to Christmas."

Local Author Holds Book Signing for ‘Some Bugs I Know’

A local resident who recently entered the world of authordom participated in her first book signing event earlier this month. Kelly L. Miletta, from Cedarville, held the event at The Spot at The Ave, in Vineland, to celebrate her first children’s book entitled, Some Bugs I Know.

South Jersey Singer-Songwriter Series: Jason Ager — “Funky, Nerd-Folk”

It doesn’t take a Ph.D. in German Language and Literature to write clever, wry, and observant songs with titles such as “Google Jawn,” “Tony From Tycony,” “Fake News,” and his holiday offering, “Santapause,” but in singer-songwriter Jason Ager’s case, it can’t hurt.

Time Marches On: Vineland High School Marching Band Earns Honors at Championship

Vineland High Marching Clan hosts Cavalcade of Bands show for fourth straight year, places second with "timely" theme.

Philanthropic Rhythms: Two Local Artists Give Back

Tap dancing and classical harp come together to raise money for the nonprofit Ghana Make a Difference (GMAD) at a show that will take place in New York this Saturday. Robin Passmore and Juliana Beckel, who both grew up in Pittsgrove, New Jersey, will perform at a gallery in SoHo on Nov. 30.