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Aljira;’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Auction is ON TONIGHT!!!

21. May 2015

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ABOUT THE AUCTION Join us for the Pinnacle of Aljira’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations. The Aljira (dreams are for real) Fine Art Auction 2015! Thursday, May 21, 6 to 9:30pm at Aljira: 591 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102. Reception and Silent Auction begin at 6. Program and Live Auction at 7:30pm. Silent Auction continues through the […]

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Fashion Revamped Under Construction Part Deux (Part 1)

20. May 2015

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The styles and new trends were presented at Essex County College’s (ECC) 33rd annual fashion show. This years name was “Revamp, Under construction Part Deux”, a continuation from last years exciting lineup of design and couture. Those who attended this show was not disappointed, the show featured over 600 original designs, 53 models, and over […]

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Students in Rutgers Business School’s new course “Supply Chain Management for Fashion capped off their semester in style “Runway to Cuba”

14. May 2015

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After months of lessons on logistics of sourcing, producing and distributing, they tackled one of the industry’s essentials: a fashion show. “Runway to Cuba” transformed a corridor outside the Barat Foundation’s gallery in Newark’s Gateway Center into an impromptu runway, where models in sexy short sets, satiny skirts and seductive dresses strutted by as cameras […]

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Joey Alexander album debut, remember the name

12. May 2015

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Thanks to WBGO, Gary Walker and the radio stations seasonal fund raiser campaign drive, that introduced through a radio interview, a jazz prodigy and his new album release today.  His name is Joey Alexander, (jazz lovers and none jazz lovers alike) will remember the name of this jazz prodigy at just 11 years of age. […]

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Two of hip-hop’s biggest exponents – B.O.B. and Wale – electrified a crowd of more than a thousand college students who gathered last night on campus for the first NJIT Fest

1. May 2015

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.It was a cool night, more winter than spring, but students came dressed in shorts and t-shirts: Dancing kept them warm. They stood in serried ranks close to the stage, swaying their arms, swinging their hips and harmonizing with B.O.B., the first of the two headliners to take the temporary stage set upon the NJIT […]

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Earth Day 2015 What does it mean to you?

22. April 2015

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Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet’s environment and raise public awareness about pollution. The day, marked on April 22, is observed worldwide with rallies, conferences, outdoor activities and service projects. Started as a grassroots movement, Earth Day created public support for the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

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Artfront Galleries/La Casa de Don Pedro Small Works Show

20. April 2015

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On 39 Broadway, Newark, NJ  Artfront Galleries, a newly open Gallery in the North ward in lower Broadway,  invites you to participate in our 1st Annual Small works show. show and sale of original, postcard-size artworks on paper by established and emerging artists. All artwork is exhibited anonymously, and the identity of the artist is […]

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Newark Riverfront Revival Kick-off Party tommorrow

13. April 2015

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The day is almost here! Join us and the Friends of the Riverfront tomorrow, Tuesday, April 14th from 6-8pm for Newark Riverfront Revival’s release of our Mega Poster at Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art located at 591 Broad Street, Newark, NJ. DJ Gonzalo Silva will provide the sounds and drinks will be sponsored by […]

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Women in Media-Newark Presents And “Still I Rise” @ Aljira TODAY

24. March 2015

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Opening at Aljira on March 24 Women in Media-Newark Presents And Still I Rise And Still I Rise is a week long event celebrating women in film, art & music. The festival opens at Aljira on TODAY Tuesday, March 24 at 5pm with a screening of three films plus a panel discussion after Janie’s Janie […]

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Little White Lie appears tonight at 10 on Independant Lens Channel 13

23. March 2015

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THE DOCUMENTARY “Little White Lie” is airing on “Independent Lens” WHEN|WHERE Tonight, Monday at 10 p.m. on WNET/13 WHAT IT’S ABOUT Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz confronts what everyone in her life had been “overlooking”: That the little girl from the nice white family in Woodstock was black. How did it happen? How could it happen? The […]

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