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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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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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Greater Newark Conservancy Semi-Annual Block Partty

11. May 2015

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On a Saturday, The Greater Newark Conservancy concluded it semi-annual block party.  Although the day was cloudy (rain or shine) the event was well attended by Newark plant advocates, city lot adopters, ands residence all came out the support the element that signals the official planting season along with arrangement and plant option for those […]

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Upper Clinton Hill Neighborhood gets new mural on new community center

7. May 2015

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In a  move to bring the creative energies to the Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood,  Rodney Gilbert, the founder and CEO of Yendor Productions, (a Newark-based firm that consults, develops, and produces arts education programming and events) with a mission to bring purpose and conversation to the latest mural installation in the city of Newark. Mr. […]

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Cinco De Mayo Newark Style

5. May 2015

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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States and in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla). Mexican Americans also often […]

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Documentary project to focus on family of Newark schoolyard killing victim

27. April 2015

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By DAVID PORTER  Associated Press For what seemed a small eternity, Shalga Hightower epitomized the picture of parental grief in the aftermath of Newark’s 2007 schoolyard killings, when a group of men and boys, including one who turned 15 that day, lined up her college-bound daughter and two friends and shot them each in the […]

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Ben Affleck and the debate for Reparation continues

24. April 2015

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With the recent public news reports that Ben Affleck demanded an omission in ‘Finding Your Roots’.  The host of the show, Henry Louis Gates, a prominent Harvard history professor, appeared upset by the apparently unprecedented request but the sensitive facts were nonetheless left out of the show, which aired last September. The issue could be […]

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Week of The Young Child at Ironbound Early Learning Center “Celebrating Our Community”

23. April 2015

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The Ironbound Early Learning Center is a new state-of-the-art, LEED certified facility built last year in 2014, 35,000 square foot center for 222 children and their families. A new $6.5 million infant and toddler wing was completed in September 2014 that enabled ICC’s Early Head Start Program to be integrated, physically and programmatically, with ICC’s […]

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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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