Kean University To Host Issues ’09 Speaker Series

UNION – The upcoming gubernatorial race in New Jersey, the newspaper industry, the environment and multiculturalism are among the topics under discussion as part of Kean University’s Issues ’09 lecture series this fall. Events will take place at various locations on campus. The series is free and open to the general public.

Sibley Lecture For The Birds … And The Trees

Here’s a chance to meet one of our era’s most significant authors and artists of the natural world. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum of Short Hills is sponsoring a free lecture at Drew University on Tuesday, Sept. 22, by nationally renowned birder, author and artist David Allen Sibley. Writers, artists, bird watchers, tree-huggers and outdoor lovers won’t want to miss this event!

The Danger Of Concealed Carry

I think the NRA, gun-industry backed Concealed Carry law is supposed to work like this: John Q. Citizen, concerned about his personal safety, gets a license to carry a concealed gun. One day he’s walking down the street and a bad guy tries to rob him.

Art Show Reverses The Reverse

SUMMIT—Kent Place Gallery will present an exhibition of new paintings by Ken Weathersby until Friday, Oct. 9.

In “The Reverse Side Also Has a Reverse Side,” Weathersby’s paintings present intense, elegant grids of primary color that subtly invert expectations in a number of ways.