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TravelingMad takes Newark Students London bound. Are you on board?

31. October 2014

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Madeline (also known as TravelingMad) is an entrepreneur, speaker and world traveler. Hailing from Newark, NJ, she has traveled more than 50,000 miles over 4 continents. When not miles away from the US, TravelingMad speaks with high school students and youth groups. She conducts travel themed workshops and presentations, encouraging youth to Study Abroad and […]

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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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PIX11 Cares: OCTOBER 29 AT 5:30PM free Mammograms and Breast exams at NJPAC tomorrow

28. October 2014

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TV Station PIX Channel 11, as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness month is helping women obtain free mammograms and breast exams tomorrow, on October 29.  The examinations are available to uninsured women of all ages.  Each year in New York, almost 15,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and almost 2,700 women die from the disease. In New Jersey, […]

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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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Star Ledger staff to moves into 1 Gateway Center next to Penn Station, along with reorganized

21. October 2014

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The Star-Ledger newspaper, which this summer sold its longtime home in Newark, is leasing 9,076 square feet of office space in that city’s One Gateway Center, according to building owner Advance Realty. “As a dynamic media company, The Star-Ledger will benefit from One Gateway Center’s incomparable location, the flexibility and efficiency of the building’s floorplates […]

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Newark ’74: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riot

9. October 2014

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Many if not most “Newarkers” have heard about the Newark 1967 Riots.  Many believe it set-up set in organized disobedience, and yes other riots throughput the country.  But most, if not all with the exception to the participants still around in Newark, knew about5 the 74 Riots.  The The Newark Public Library is now exhibiting, […]

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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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