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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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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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Rutgers Newark Homecoming 2014

29. September 2014

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     Homecoming 2014 at Rutgers in Newark served up fun and activities from Sept. 22 –Sept. 27. The annual celebration, brought together alumni, current students, faculty,  staff, the community to celebrate all things Rutgers in Newark. This year the theme was to “Reconnect”. Reconnect with the alumni to the school, and equally important connect the […]

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Street Naming dedication to the late Wesley Tann, Saturday in Clinton Hill neighborhood

26. September 2014

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This Saturday September 27, 2014 at 12:00 o’clock noon, Councilwoman President Mildred Crump will dedicate a street sign to the Late J Wesley Tann II. at the corner of Osborne Terrace and Clinton Avenue in Newark, NJ,  J. The first African-American fashion designer to open a salon on Seventh Avenue in New York City, J. […]

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Oprah’s in The Brick House Tomorrow and Saturday Two day Workshop “Create the life you want.”

25. September 2014

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7 p.m. FRIDAY, 9 A.m. SATURDAY, NEWARK Two days with Oprah Start each day anew. Live your calling. Believe in what you can, and will, become. Create the life you want. Begin your journey at this all-new, empowering weekend gathering. Not only will you see the possibilities of a new life . . . the […]

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Cross-Currents: A Concert of Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance with Nai Ni Chen Dance Company

23. September 2014

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On Wednesday, September 24, at 7:30 pm , in Bradley Hall Theater, which is located 110 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102 Cross-Currents: A Symposium on Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance. Rutger Ethnic studies department will present the Institute’s fall Dance Symposium will feature the renowned New Jersey ensemble, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. Nai-Ni Chen will present a full concert, […]

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