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Dec. 5 'First Thursday': "That's Entertainment!"

Get Behind the Scenes:   Join Us for "That's Entertainment!"

A D-E 125 First Thursday Event

Thursday, December 5
 7:00 p.m.
Hajjar Auditorium
Enjoy entertainment industry insights from D-E alumni and parents who are in film, TV, news media, production, and online/ new media!  

"That's Entertainment" will be moderated by Cyma Zarghami '80, President, Nickelodeon Networks Group
and will feature the following panelists:
  • Danny Forster '95, Host, Science Channel's "Build It Bigger." Learn about Danny at
  • Soraya Gage '79, NBC News' Education Nation
  • Hana Goldman '05, Nickolodeon Networks Group
  • Tonya Lewis Lee, film producer, "The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963."  Learn about Tonya at
More about D-E 125 "First Thursdays": 
It's D-E's 125th Birthday, and we're ALL invited!  This year, our entire 2013-'14 academic year is filled with both traditional and new D-E events in honor of the School's birthday.  The D-E 125 "First Thursday" events and seminars are designed to inform, engage, and enlighten.  These events feature the perspectives of our alumni, parents, faculty, and staff members on a variety of topics, from finance and film-making to technology and publishing.

Questions?  Email Karen Silvera at:

Learn more about D-E 125 and all our "First Thursdays" at
Appreciate Alumni Art

Open Now Through Friday, Dec. 6:  D-E 125 Events presents the Swartley Gallery Series:  Solo Alumni Exhibit 

Featuring the works of celebrated artist and D-E alumna Katharine L. McKenna '74.
"Nature in Translation": Paintings and Photographs of Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood, NJ. 
Inspired by black and white photographs she took in the 1970's while in high school at Dwight-Englewood, the contemporary artist Katharine L. McKenna '74 has created a body of work that individualizes her own unique personal interpretation of nature in the photograph.  Read more about McKenna's exhibit at

Save the Date: "The Director's Cut"
A Conversation with Spike Lee

Thursday, Dec. 19
7:00 pm
Hajjar Auditorium

Enjoy remarks from acclaimed, award-winning film director (and D-E parent) Spike Lee on the art of directing.  Lee has most recently directed "Oldboy" - releasing in theatres on Nov. 27.

Located in Englewood, New Jersey, Dwight-Englewood is a greater New York City area private school with a rigorous college prep curriculum for boys and girls in preschool through grade 12.