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JUNK dance troop WOW’s audience at Rutgers

17. April 2014

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

15. April 2014

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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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NJPAC’S Brick City Orchestra to make debut at Newark Cherry Blossom Festival Bloomfest

11. April 2014

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On Sunday, April 13th at 11:00-12:00pm, The Brick City Jazz Orchestra (BCJO) features 19 of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark area received the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and band mates this spring with the creation of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra (BCJO), a collaboration between NJPAC and the […]

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Free Food Alert! Pollo Campero

8. April 2014

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Celebrate National Empanada Day at Pollo Campero this Tuesday, April 8, with free handmade empanadas! The Latin chicken restaurant chain is also celebrating its 43rd birthday by inviting guests to its five locations in New Jersey from 10 a.m. to 9:30…

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The 38th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival begins this weekend

4. April 2014

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The Annual Cherry Blossom festival is my affirmation that spring has finally come thank goodness for it arrival.  The annual event in Essex County which is in it 38th year is schedule to begin this Saturday. The festival begins Saturday with the Cherry Blossom Challenge Bicycle Race and concludes on Sunday, April 13, with the Bloomfest […]

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A Special Kind of Magic, Short Film to be featured at the Garden State Film Festival

3. April 2014

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The film making bug has hit the Brick city well at least NJIT.  Students in the Theatrical department with a concentration in technology has taken up film making with their second film entry entitled “A Special Kind of Magic”.  The short films was co-directed and co-written by Rodney E. Reyes, staff and Production Manager at NJIT and Rebecca […]

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“Present at Rutgers-Newark” Diversity

2. April 2014

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  Maureen Maximos For three months in 2010, performance artist Marina Abramovic sat in the atrium of the Museum of Modern Art and invited spectators to sit across from her, in total silence. The idea behind the piece, entitled The Artist is Present, was that the human spirit can connect through close proximity, the eyes, […]

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Real Estate Panel Discussion Downtown Development 24/7 Lifestyle (Part 2 of 2)

31. March 2014

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Frank then introduces panelist, Ron Beit, Founding Partner and CEO RBH Group. Question: Frank Giantomasi, “We heard your development project at Four Corners (the name given to Broad and Market, the center of the downtown district), is a seismic development with the Teachers Village development project creating a ripple in the ocean, so if  four corners […]

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Poverty and Obesity: What’s the Connection? [Infographic]

24. March 2014

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We don’t do as much on issues of human health as much as some of our sister sites, but our concern with the environment certainly incorporates wellness… both individually and collectively. So when a friend offered me this infographic exploring the…

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According the to the Vernal Equinox Today is OFFICIAL SPRING!!!

20. March 2014

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Ah, spring! It couldn’t come sooner for me.  Like many Newarker’s and New Jerseyans, this winter was harsh, cold and snowy.  This season brings increasing daylight, warming temperatures, and the rebirth of flora and fauna. It is time to plant those seed, clean the garden, and let the planting season begin.  The word equinox is derived from […]

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