Music lecture in Vineland
What Is It: Paul Mack Somers commemorates the death of Don Carlo Gesualdo with a lecture tonight at the Vineland Public Library and Thursday at the Margate Public Library.
What To Expect: The music of Gesualdo, who lived from 1566 to 1613, reflected late-Renaissance decadence. He is remembered for writing intensely expressive madrigals and sacred music that use a chromatic language not heard again until the late 19th century. His music is among the most experimental and expressive of the Renaissance. He was forgotten after the Renaissance, and it was only in the 20th century that he was rediscovered. Somers is a composer, performer, founder of Maurice River Music and was for 25 years the harpsichordist for the Virtuoso Strings of New York.
Event Info: Somers' lectures will be held from 6 to 7:30 tonight in the Community Event Room of the Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Margate Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave., Margate. Call the Vineland Public Library at 856-794-4244, call the Margate Public Library at 609-822-4700, or visit bayatlanticsymphony.org
Divas Do AC, Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 8 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.
Joe Holiday All Ages Magic Show, Tropicana, The Comedy Stop, 6:30 p.m. $20 adults, $10 children. 609-340-4020
Kenny Davis, Brian McKim, Uncle Floyd, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.
Lucas Bohn, Karen Rontowski, Jim David, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 9 p.m., $25.
N.J. Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake, Cape May Point, free songbird morning flight count at sunrise, at Higbee Beach WMA jetty; free Autumn Hawk Watch sunrise to 5 p.m., at Hawk Watch platform, Cape May Point State Park; birding trips,
$10 show and go: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge with Pete Dunne, 7:30 a.m., meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard. 609-861-0700.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt marsh film and guided walk, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.; animal program, 2:30 p.m.; $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.
2013 Designer Show House, Cavalier Cottage, 1109 Washington St., across from Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, self-guided tours 1 to 4 p.m., guided tours
7 p.m., $15. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org
6 p.m., part of 17th Annual Cape May Food & Wine Celebration, at five different restaurants, trolley shuttle provided, limited to 34 diners per night, reservations required, $125. CapeMayMAC.org
12:30 p.m., different restaurant each day, part of 17th Annual Cape May Food & Wine Celebration, limited seating, $25. CapeMayMAC.org
Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: Bally's Beach Bar, 609-340-2000 - Latin Night, 9 p.m.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Crazy in Stereo Duo; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - D-Nice.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Sunset Strip, 6 p.m., DJ Chris Devine, 10 p.m.
Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: ProBar, 800-336-6378 - Pianist Bob Egan, 7 p.m.
Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter,
609-344-6565 - Karaoke,
8 p.m.; Tango's Lounge, 609-345-7800 - Element K, 8 p.m.
Margaritaville, 609- 431-4100 - 2 Stilts, 6 to 9 p.m.; Bobby Lynch, 10 p.m.
The Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St. at Columbia Avenue, 609-884-8363- Jon Pruitt, solo piano,
The Dubliner Irish Pub and Grill, Downtown Plaza, 325 Jimmie Leeds Road, 609-652-2210 - Quizzo, 8 p.m.; Friday: live music.
JD's Pub and Grille, 45 S. New York Road, 609-404-9000 - Karaoke with Troy David, 9 p.m.
Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Ave., 609-823-1163 - Bill McGrady, 7 p.m.
Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - Budesa Brothers.
Clancy's By the Bay, 101 East Maryland Ave., 609-927-6969 - Karaoke with Lori Kelley.
The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Dave Boyd.
Shamrock Cafe 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - The R.O.C.K. Full Production Open Mic
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