Theatre (live in-person)
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical!
Script for this comedic musical production is written by Mo Willems, creator of the #1 New York Times best-selling, Caldecott Honor award-winning “Pigeon” picture books, along with longtime collaborator and Disney Jr.’s Muppet Babies executive producer Mr. Warburton. Features music by Deborah Wicks La Puma. Whatever you do, don’t let the Pigeon star in his own musical production! It’s not easy being the Pigeon—you never get to do ANYTHING! But when the Bus Driver has a crisis that threatens to make her passengers late, maybe that wily bird CAN do something. Starring an innovative mix of actors, puppets, songs, and feathers, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!) is sure to get everyone’s wings flapping. The Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour is represented by Shaw Entertainment Group, LLC. [Sensory friendly performance. ASL interpretation.]
1000 Morris Ave., Union
Video – Enjoy any time
CHORAL PERFORMANCE (5-minute video)
Concord Singers – The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Composed by Eleanor Daley, The Lake Isle of Innisfree is the W.B. Yeats poem set to music. Based in Summit, the Concord Singers celebrate more than four decades as a women’s community chorus.
VIRTUAL ART EXHIBIT
The 2021 Union County Senior Citizens’ Virtual Art Exhibit
Online at ucnj.org/senior-art
This virtual art exhibit showcases 125 works by county residents, both professional and non-professional artists age 60 and above. Coordinated and administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, the exhibit is made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
2021 CHORAL CONCERT (on video)
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Oratorio Singers – Works by Mozart, Handel & Vaughan Williams
Featuring a chamber choir performing works by Mozart and Vaughan Williams, and renowned soprano Maureen Francis singing works by Mozart and Handel, the Oratorio Singers present a virtual concert — followed by a video narrated by Music Director Trent Johnson about the 40-year history of the Oratorio Singers, based in Westfield.
VIDEO LECTURES (FREE)
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Plainfield Symphony presents “Chat with Charles” – Beethoven’s 5th & Mahler’s 9th
This ambitious series of on-demand video-lectures from Plainfield Symphony features Conductor and Music Director Charles Prince discussing Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 5 and Mahler’s Ninth, broken down by movement. Each video-lecture is an intimate talk elucidating the themes and history of the music, and includes excerpts played by orchestra members, plus footage from full-orchestra performances. Understand and enjoy these masterworks at The Plainfield Symphony Channel.
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Historic Sites in Union County
Take a virtual tour of some of the “Four Centuries” historic sites in Union County. You may be surprised at the rich history in our midst.
On-demand video – enjoy any time
FREE KIDS’ CONCERT (Virtual / Interactive for children)
YOSI – Pajama Tales
Award-winning children’s recording artist and entertainer, Yosi, rocks the house with a humorous and interactive Pajama Tales Concert. Dancing, singing and stories make this the perfect family concert! Presented by Linden Public Library. Stories and songs go with reading themes for the library’s summer reading program.
Enjoy here: youtube.com/user/YosiKids/videos
For further information, call Ginger Moore at Linden Library, 908-298-3830.