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James Moody Festival now includes Free Community Day of Swing, get you dance shoes ready!!

7. November 2014

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   Get you dancing shoes ready!! On Saturday November 15th, at New Jersey Performing Center of Arts and Education, apart of the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival and the Women’s Association of NJPAC host a free Day of Swing for families and kids, starting at 11am.   NJPAC’s Center for Arts Education, located at 24 Rector Street […]

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Halloween Villiage Style

6. November 2014

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Last Friday, Glocally venture to NY with other Newarkers, to participated in the 40th annual New York City Halloween Village Parade.  The Parade is an annual holiday parade and street pageant presented on the night of every Halloween in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Stretching more than a mile, this cultural event draws two million […]

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James Moody Jazz Festival returns for 2014 season

6. November 2014

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  New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival is back for 2014 and will kick off on Wednesday, November 12 at 7:30 pm at the Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street with  Steve & Iqua Colson: 40 Years in the Moment!   Admission is free and open to the public. Steve & Iqua Colson will perform […]

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TravelingMad takes Newark Students London bound. Are you on board?

31. October 2014

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Madeline Boughton (also known as TravelingMad) is an entrepreneur, speaker and world traveler. Hailing from Newark, NJ, she has traveled more than 50,000 miles over 4 continents. When not miles away from the US, TravelingMad speaks with high school students and youth groups. She conducts travel themed workshops and presentations, encouraging youth to Study Abroad and […]

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Art Fest 2014 Artist and Artisans Showcase at Robeson Center

29. October 2014

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ArtFest, sponsored byRising Tide Capital, a non-profit organization that helps people start and grow a business, last week showcased some of its newest entrepreneurs at the sixth annual ARTfest! This was its first time being held in Robeson Center ion the Rutger Newark Campus.  The event celebrates the  entrepreneurs, artistry and artisans graduating from Rising Tides […]

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Vintage Fashion Returns to Military Park with #VarsityThursdays

23. October 2014

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Greetings mavens and bargainistas! You’ve undoubtedly been missing 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.     Last week, some of Newark’s most beautiful fashionistas joined us as at the Military Park-adjacent 58 Park […]

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Dodge Poetry Festival begins today, schedule of events

23. October 2014

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The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Poetry Festival, begins today and is scheduled for several day from October 23-26 this year,  this is 15th biennial Poetry Festival. For the third time, the festival will be held at its new home the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), as well as venues in Downtown Newark Arts district, all […]

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Newark’s Art Community Opens it Doors for the Annual Art Open door walk

8. October 2014

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The Newark Arts Council Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival will officially take place tomorrow October 9 through 19, 2014. Open Doors is a citywide arts tour and community event that celebrates Newark’s unique and diverse contributions to the arts and to American culture. Participating this year are over 40 venues, all replete with visual, performing, […]

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The Women’s Association of NJPAC stages a ritzy, glitzy salute to Broadway divas as a benefit for NJPAC.

7. October 2014

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As Mama Rose would say, “Sing out!” And they sure did. Four Broadway divas added to a quartet of talented teenage girls made for a performance that guests could not stop gabbing about at Spotlight Gala 2014, the Women’s Association of NJPAC’s 19th annual fundraiser on Sept. 27. As one audience member observed, “When the […]

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“Sanctuary,” a public series of art, literary, and historical events this October

6. October 2014

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An Interview With Beryl Satter and Rodney Gilbert “Sanctuary,” a public series of art, literary, and historical events this October, aims to celebrate the historical role of Newark’s social spaces as sites of LGBT solidarity and sustenance, while also expanding an outreach to LGBT people and their supporters in every ward in Newark. It is […]

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