Over on our satellite site Red Bank oRBit, we’ve vowed to give you a little
culture if it kills you. Fortunately, what we’ve scouted out for you in
today’s edition is a range of options that are, well, downright

We’ve known the ladies from Book It! Events as savvy promoters and expert
facilitators who’ve brought some glamorous and exciting authors to the
greater Red Bank area. With the imminent opening of their new “literary salon” in he Grove at Shrewsbury, Jacquie Fiorito and Kim Widener
have raised the bar again on the art of the personal appearance — with
familiar TV faces Jack Ford and Janice Lieberman, Pulitzer winner Joyce Carol Oates and Hollywood dog trainer Joel Silverman among the fascinating authors they’ll be bringing to The Grove and other local venues this summer.
We’ve got a first look at what’s in store.

From there, we take you on a quick tour of what’s new and current in Shore
art galleries, from the latest edition of the annual Fresh Meat/ Young Blood
group show at SICA in Long Branch to an eye-popping display over at
Lincroft’s Monmouth Museum and a bevy of amazing things down Asbury way,
including a major retrospective on the visual art of DEVO mastermind Mark Mothersbaugh.

Red Bank oRBit — no summer reading list is complete without it.

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