Arts and Music

News about arts and music in the Cape May NJ area.

Cape May Artists Cooperative


West Cape May, NJ -   If you’re looking for the Cape May Artists Cooperative this spring, look just a little further west on Sunset Boulevard.  The Coop now has a new home – their own. The group of 20 local artists, previously in the West End Garage, packed up their paintings last month and moved [...]

Center for Community Arts Fundraiser


Cape May, NJ – Instead of holiday cookies or candy or wrapping paper or cards, one local non profit arts group is benefiting from the sale of – bras. Lingerie store Lace Silhouettes on Cape May’s Washington Street Mall has a dozen or so individually decorated bras for sale. The proceeds go to the Center [...]

Cape May Mermaids


Cape May, NJ – Think you know what a mermaid looks like?  Stop by Cape May’s SOMA Gallery this week. The gallery is swimming in mermaids donated by dozens of artists from around the Cape May area.  No two mermaids are alike. The artists started out with one of three mermaid silhouettes – a standing [...]

Cape May A to Z


Cape May, NJ -  Two years ago, Paige Cunningham had an idea. Why not get the entire Cape May community involved in an art project. Not just a few local artists. Not just some school kids. Everyone. It was a radical idea. The result:  Cape May A to Z, a picture book with one jointly [...]

Jazz Vespers All Stars: Songs for Sandy


December’s All Star Jazz Vespers Benefit will help raise money for  Hurricane Sandy victims. All time favorite musicians of the Cape May Vespers Stage have been invited to perform.   They include:  Barry Miles, Tim Lekan, Bob Shomo, Herb Moore, Ony Randrasana, Lois Smith, Bob Ferguson, and some surprise guiestrs. Some “Vespers Stars” will perform jazz [...]

Elisabeth Von Trapp Concert


The granddaughter of the famous Maria and Baron von Trapp, the family whose story inspired The Sound of Music, will perform at Cape May Convention Hall in December. Building on her well known family’s passion for music, von Trapp has created her own artistic style, with a voice the New York Times calls “hauntingly clear.” [...]

NJ Ballet The NutCracker


The New Jersey Ballet Company bring its production of “The Nutcracker” to the Middle Township Performing Arts Center for two performances December 9th. The ballet, about a little girl named Clara and her amazing Nutcracker, is a holiday tradition.  This first-rate production never fails to enchant youngsters and grownups alike. Dates:  December 9,, 2012 When:  [...]

Holiday Concert


Package Goods Orchestra (PGO) brings its message of peace, love, and music to Cape May Convention Hall on Saturday, December 8. Ocean City residents Bette Kaminsky and Bill Johnson, along with Barbara Fiedler, Steve Fiedler and Steve Friedland of Galloway Township, make up this musical group that uses bells, whistles and other unusual instruments. Admission [...]

Pac Signature Sound Concert


Grammy nominated Ernie Haase and Signature Sound quartet brings its Christmas show to the Performing Arts Center of Middle Township. In addition to presenting its highlight holiday concert , the gospel group will bring to the stage more than 80 local singers, including students,  to join them in some holiday selections.  In 2008 the quartet [...]

Harbor Gallery Demo


Cape May artists demonstrate their media at the Harbor Gallery November 30.   A few of the artists who’ll share some of their secrets include  Laura McPherson, showing how she uses real shells to create her unique jewelry, Janet Payne demonstrating printing from driftwood and fish and Tina Giaimo discussing the importance of composition in photography.   [...]