PR # 125 January 8, 2009
RVCC THEATRE TO PRESENT EVENING OF JAZZ, BLUEGRASS
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in North Branch will present the Turtle Island String Quartet and Cyrus Chestnut in ICONS , Saturday, February 7, at 8 p.m.
The presentation is part of the Theatre?s Major Artists Series . Tickets cost $30 and $35.
ICONS is a feast of the ears featuring music from such jazz giants as Ellington, Davis, Coltrane and Armstrong, as well as bluegrass legends like Bill Monroe.
For the fifth year in a row, Courier News readers voted The Theatre at RVCC as the ?Best of the Best? in 2008 in the ?Playhouse/Theater? category.
This season The Theatre at RVCC is presenting the Major Artists Series ; the 17th annual Merck Series , made possible by a generous grant from The Merck Company Foundation; School-Time Performances , a series for teachers and students grades pre-K to 12; the Family Series , a series of events designed specially for families with older children; and the Sampler Series , a series of transformational events for children and their families. This year also includes a new series, Tuesdays with Stories , which features great American literature performed by solo actors from The American Place Theatre.
A variety of subscribers? packages are available. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Box Office, 908-725-3420, or order online at www.rvccArts.org . Senior citizen, student and group discounts are also available for a variety of performances.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .