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April 23, 2014

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The Mayor Presents metals of merit to cultural exchange students from Puerto Rico (Hatillo)

lyanne -   The mayor Luis Quintana gave metals and awards to the middle school “Colegio Nuestra Señora Del Carmen” for their part in an cultural exchange basketball tournament .  Founded in 1962 “Colegio Nuestra Señora Del Carmen” is a catholic school in the municipality of Hatillo.  The director of the school is William Acevedo. The school […]

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April 22, 2014

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Recovering the New-Ark: Amiri Baraka’s Lost Chronicle of Black Power in Newark, 1968

lyanne - by Whitney Strub Amiri Baraka’s lost Chronicles have been recovered and will premiere to a new audience today.  The Black Power movement has been defined cinematically by the iconography of black-and-white grain of groups like Newsreel, and in national memory through the lens of a white-dominated media awash in reductive and violent imagery. The city […]

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April 22, 2014

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Earth Day in Newark “Plant Responsively”

lyanne - What started as a teach-in has flowered into an international phenomenon. Earth Day will be celebrated around the world Tuesday. The observance was first held in 1970, the idea of Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin, who took the idea from the Vietnam war opposition movement and the proliferation of teach-ins during that time, […]

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April 21, 2014

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Technology & Entrepreneurship Talent Network

lyanne - The Technology & Entrepreneurship Talent Network will host a series of events next week to discuss and promote the technology sector in New Jersey. Starts  Monday, April 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. According to a recent press release, “the tech sector is one of the fastest growing in the state and early stage entrepreneurial companies […]

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April 18, 2014

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Montclair’s “Born Again Vintage” Celebrates A Year of Sustainable Style

Brick City Varsity - Greetings mavens and bargainistas! It’s been entirely too long since we’ve delivered your fix on all things fashionable, but fret not. We at Brick City Varsity are back and brimming with news about the latest developments in Newark’s sartorial circles. The one shop on everyone’s lips this week is Montclair’s Born Again Vintage. Recently, this treasure […]

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April 17, 2014

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JUNK dance troop WOW’s audience at Rutgers

lyanne - Keeping with our Dance theme of the week, Rutgers Newark Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience department, scored high marks as they a brought physical dance performance to Bradley Hall theater.  Brian Sanders JUNK, Found Objects, A Symposium on Modern Dance and Physical theater, from beginning to end gave an energetic, fast pace, and […]

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April 15, 2014

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Alvin Ailey’s Revelations: A Cultural Treasure. “How Does One Keep it Fresh”

lyanne - TODAY at NJPAC in partnership with Alvin Ailey Dance Company, there will be a panel discussion on Alvin Ailey’s Revelations: A Fresh Look at a Classic.  Tuesday, 7-9pm at the Horizon Theater located in the NJPAC’s Center for Arts Education, 24 Rector Street, Newark.  This event is one of several free events held at the NJPAC leading […]

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