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Artists Who Capture the Immigrant Experience, and the Artisic Side of Dirt, Are All Part of the Visual Arts Scene at Rutgers University-Newark This Year

18. September 2014

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Artistic explorations of the immigrant experience, Rutgers University-Newark student community outreach in India and Tanzania, and the hidden beauty of dirt: These are some of the exhibitions on view this academic year at the Paul Robeson Galleries of Rutgers University-Newark. All galleries are open to the public free of charge. All dates and locations are […]

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10K United Way Race a Good Start for a Great Cause

17. September 2014

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On Sunday, The United Way of Essex County and Hudson County, had their first Healthy Kids 10K run, at Military Park, and PSE&G Plaza.  Apart of the first lady’s “Get Moving” healthy children initiative, all over the country, programs are being design to get kids active.  Healthy Kids’ goal is to consistently expand services that […]

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Send-Off Rally to the People’s Climate March

16. September 2014

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Sunday, September 21, 2014, Tobias A. Fox, founder of Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. [Newark SAS], will be meeting along the sidewalk outside Newark Penn Station (corner of Market Street and Raymond Plaza West) with others throughout New Jersey at 9:30 a.m. for a Send-Off Rally to the People’s Climate March in New York City. With over 1,000 […]

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Newark Bears with new owner? They’ve got a nibble, at least

15. September 2014

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BY JOAN VERDON “The man who persuaded Americans to buy millions of Hurricane Mops, Slice-O-Matics, Pocket Hoses and other household gadgets advertised in infomercials thinks he can do something other New Jersey entrepreneurs have failed to do – sell tickets to baseball games at Newark’s Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. A.J. Khubani, founder of Telebrands, […]

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“Documented” Jose Antonio Vargas

11. September 2014

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Jose Antonio Vargas Documented is an incredible tear jerking film that emotionally impacts even the tough at heart. It depicts the reality of life for so many undocumented individuals/families living in fear within the U.S.   Jose Antonio Vargas  (Writer, Director, and Producer)  is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of Define American, a […]

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Teenager didn’t know he was gay — but he did know he was an outcast.

28. August 2014

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I was surprise to hear, the narrative of a teenage dosed with gasoline.  More surprising to me were the two in the interview, my neighbors and friends Darnell Moore (right) tells his friend Bryan Epps .  Darnell Moore is a community activist and an motivational speaker, discussing urban life and issues effect the LGGBT community. […]

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6th Annual MJ Birthday Celebrate hit the Stage Sunday at Washington Park

28. August 2014

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                        On Sunday, 24th,the Stage was set fro the 6th Annual MJ Birthday celebration.  Interesting note, since his passing, this is the longest running event in Newark celebrating the music of Michael Jackson”King of Pop”, and the longest continuous celebration event in the tri-state area,  The event is alway […]

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Newark Museum, in Collaboration with Rutgers University-Newark, Presents HYCIDE: Newark, Sept. 6, 2014, 6-9 p.m.

26. August 2014

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BY LAWRENCE LERNER The Newark Museum, in collaboration with Rutgers University–Newark, is presenting a special one-night launch and exhibition of HYCIDE magazine’s issue #7, the Newark Issue. The event will include an installation of photographs made around the city of Newark, including a selection of critically acclaimed work by artist Manuel Acevedo, plus a photo […]

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Montclair Jazz Festival Chuchito Valdés closes the show

23. August 2014

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               The Montclair Jazz Festival produced by Jazz House Kids, has grown from a small community event to a major cultural offering attracting a wide audience from across the region.  Jazz House Kids is a community-based arts organization with a mission to provide year-round musical, educational, and cultural programs to […]

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Ecuadorian Celebrate Independence Day is Newark with a series of events

19. August 2014

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Sunday was all yellow, blue and red—the triadic colors of Ecuador, on Mulberry and Broad Street, across from the Prudential Center.  The festive event commemorates Ecuador Independence day.   While emigration from Ecuador to New Jersey and the rest of the United States started in the 1960s, political, economic, and cultural conditions prompted a great wave […]

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