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Trenton Makes Music: A Lecture by Sarah Dash

 

Sarah DashShe has sung with some of the greatest names in pop, rock and R&B – try The Rolling Stones, Alice Cooper, The Marshall Tucker Band, Laura Nyro, The O’Jays, Wilson Pickett and Bo Diddley among others. She has appeared on shows with hundreds of renowned recording artists – from Keith Richards to Stevie Wonder. She is, of course, Sarah Dash, a founding member of Patti Labelle & The Bluebelles, morphing into Labelle in the ’70s and has had her own hits with the dance music classics “Sinner Man” and “Low Down Dirty Rhythm.” Join us for a lecture by Ms. Dash as she tells stories of her career accomplishments and reveals a woman steeped in music who has lived through everchanging trends and times in the world of entertainment and remains as vital and vibrant as ever. Ms. Dash will highlight what life was like growing up in Trenton, how music influenced her at such a young age, and how her hometown shaped her as a musician and as a person.

This event is free and open to the public.

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 11am – 12:30pm

Venue: Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall

Address: 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628

 

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen – September 22, 2014

Students will serve at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, preparing and serving meals for patrons, and providing GED tutoring to help prepare program participants for their GED test. The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen feeds those who are hungry in the Trenton area and offers programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of…

Fernbrook Farms Education Center – September 20, 2014

Students will serve at the Fernbrook Farms Education Center, assisting the nonprofit in preparing for its Farm Run, a fundraiser put together to support the education program at the farm. The Education Center hosts elementary school students from Trenton public schools at the farm as part of a nature education program. For more information on this…

Sustainable Jersey Ewing – September 20, 2014

Students will serve with Ewing Township’s Sustainable Jersey team, working in the community on various projects to help the Ewing Green Team work towards its Sustainability Certification. Specifically, students will assist with the clean-up of a community garden and conducting a bikability/walkability audit in a neighborhood in Ewing. The audit will gather information about the conditions…

Habitat for Humanity – September 13, 2014

Students will serve with Habitat for Humanity of Trenton in the organization’s ReStore. The ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price.  Habitat for Humanity ReStores are proudly owned and operated…

“No Vacancy” Exhibit Opening Friday at TrentonWorks Art Gallery

TRENTON - A picture can speak a thousand words, and through photojournalism, it can retell entire stories that may have otherwise been lost over time. On Friday, August 1st, The College of New Jersey’s TrentonWorks Art Gallery will present the opening of “No Vacancy,” an exhibition that will highlight the role that photojournalism has played in…

Wells Fargo Bonner Education Brigade Wraps Up Another Successful Year

EWING, NJ – The College of New Jersey has officially wrapped up another successful year of Community Engaged Learning and working with the greater Trenton community on a variety of issues, including youth development and education. This past year year, TCNJ received a $25,000 grant from the Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation in support of the…

AmeriCorps*VISTA Positions Available

The following AmeriCorps*VISTA positions through the Bonner VISTA Fellows program. Applications are being accepted through June 24, 2014. To apply, please click the links below. The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellow Program is a post-college national volunteer service program developed in partnership of The Center for Community Engaged Learning & Research at The College of…

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