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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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Michael and Carissa Rae Alvarado, the Us Duo, Opens for Oprah with single from Upcoming film “The Book of Life”

3. October 2014

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Three years ago, Michael and Carissa Rae Alvarado were living on opposite sides of the country randomly when randomly met at a music video shoot, fell in love, and combined their talents, thus creating “Us The Duo”.  When you meet them, the lovely couple are warm friendly and most importantly genuine. In late November, Us […]

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ROSA PARK STATUE UNVEILING AT ESSEX COUNTY VETERANS COURTHOUSE

2. October 2014

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On Wednesday, the dedication of the ROSA PARK STATUE was unveiled in  Veterans Park,  by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.. The statute reads, “By Refusing to give up her seat on the Bus in Montgomery Alabama, she sparked the beginning of the Civil rights Movement in 1955″ Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 […]

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CREATED EQUAL: AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLE Starting Tomorrow at The Newark Museum

30. September 2014

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A Festival of Film and Community Conversation THE ABOLITIONISTS Three-Part Presentation: Wednesdays, October 1, 8 and 15 The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Through innovative use of reenactments, this three-episode series puts a face on the anti-slavery movement—or rather, five faces: […]

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Newark Puerto Rican Parade “Autentica” Newark style

29. September 2014

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      On Sunday, September 21, 23014, the City of Newark hosted the 53rd Annual Puerto Rican Statewide Heritage Parade and Festival. Hundreds of residents, business owners, civic and cultural organizations and community leaders marched up Mount Prospect to Bloomfield Avenue.  Miss Puerto Rico 2014, wave to the eager audience.. This year honored guest […]

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