localmatters / 7 S eeing Red, an exhibit examining the con- notations of the color red in art, culture, poli- tics and religion, runs through October 20 at Seton Hall Universi- ty’s Walsh Gallery, ending with a gal- lery tour with curators at 1 that after- noon. From November 5 to December 14, the Gallery will feature David Freund’s Gas Top, a series of black and white photographs that examine the culture of the American gas station, and Tom McGlynn’s Standards, a series of abstract paintings. The opening re- ception for those shows is November 8 from 5-9 p.m. For details visit library. shu.edu/walshgallery. SOMA Film Festival will screen Digging through the Darkness at The Woodland in Maplewood October 11 at 7 p.m. The documentary delves into the story of The 5 Browns, a fam- ily quintet of pianists from Utah who achieved fame only to struggle with the discovery that their father had sex- ually abused two of them. It was pro- duced and directed by South Orange filmmaker Ben Niles. A Q&A with Niles and one of the siblings, Desirae Brown, will follow. For details and tickets visit eventbrite.com/e/digging- through-the-darkness. The Theater Project presents The 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee over three weekends October 12 through 28. The curtain rises Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at Burgdorff Center of Per- forming Arts, Maplewood. (An audio- described performance for the blind is October 11 at 8 p.m.) The show is a hilariously hip musical comedy com- plete with audience participation and adult actors playing an eclectic group of six vying for the spelling champi- onship of a lifetime. For details and tickets call 908-809-8865 or visit thetheaterproject.org. Heejung Kim’s Variation of Celestial Mandalas #3 is part of the Seeing Red exhibit at the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University through October 20. SOMA Film Festival will present a screen- ing of Digging through the Darkness October 11 at The Woodland. The Theater Project presents The 25th An- nual Putnum County Spelling Bee Oct 12- 28 at Burgdorff Center of Performing Arts. c. 973.876.7913 e. rena@renaspangler.com w. renaspangler.com Call Rena to find out how. Maplewood at the Mill · 973.762.3300 2013-2017 PRESIDENT’S CLUB You can do it all. SELL. STAY. CELEBRATE. the holidays