Free music lecture and other events to enjoy At The Shore Today

Paul M. Somers

Music talks in Little Egg Harbor

What Is It: Paul Mack Somers of the Bay-Atlantic Symphony, a music journalist and composer, has an ongoing series of lectures addressing some of the concepts behind classical music. He speaks today at the Ocean County Library's Little Egg Harbor Township branch and Tuesday at the Ocean City Library on "Folk Literature in Composed Music."

What To Expect: Somers' programs include him speaking on his topic and then going to the tape - or some sort of recording - to play music that illustrates his points. Plus, he leaves plenty of time for audience questions. His folk-tales talk includes "epics, sagas, fairy tales, legends and folk heroes," Somers says.

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Event Info: The lecture starts 1 p.m. today at the Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road., Little Egg Harbor Township. The Ocean City talk is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, also at the local library, 1735 Simpson Ave. For more details, see


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Earl David Reed, Jim Colliton, Tina Giorgi, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.

Mike Vecchione, Tu Rae Gordon, Harry Basil, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older,

9 p.m., $25.


Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa,

1 Borgata Way: mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - Ross One with PS1 - hosted by The Babes of Borgata 2013 Calendar girls: Miss July, Miss August, Miss September and Miss November, 10 p.m.

Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke,

8 p.m.


Lefty's Tavern, 547 North Main St., 609-607-0707 - World Tavern Poker, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Galloway Township

The Dubliner Irish Pub and Grill, Downtown Plaza, 325 Jimmie Leeds Road, 609-652-2210 - Quizzo, 8 p.m..

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 Avenue, 609-823-1163 - Bill McGrady, 7 p.m.

Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - Budesa Brothers.

Somers Point

Clancy's By the Bay, 101 East Maryland Ave., 609-927-6969 - Karaoke with Lori Kelley.

Upper Township

Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 -

Jim Fisher, 4 p.m.


Shamrock Cafe, 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - The R.O.C.K. Full Production Open Mic.

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