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Rutgers and NJIT go to the Improv “Del Close Marathon”

26. June 2015

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The Rutgers-Newark/NJIT Joint Theatre Program is proud to announce that the student group I.T.: Improv Technicians has been accepted into the 17th annual Del Close Marathon (founded by Amy Poehler), a weekend-long comedy festival held in New York City. The improvisation troupe was selected as one of six hundred out of over two thousand applicants […]

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The economics of Race, a new book that yields context to a complex topic

25. June 2015

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How does Race play a role in the Economy? Now  there is a new book that attempts to quantify this, while yielding a better understanding as to  how economics is impacted by race.   Its author presented his publication last Wednesday at the newark library to a well attended discussion.  Columbia University Professor of Economics, […]

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The Most Dangerous Man In America (WEB DuBois) Amiri Baraka’s last play performing until June 28th

23. June 2015

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The New Federal Theater  premiered Amiri Baraka. final play Most Dangerous Man In America (WEB DuBois).  The season, entitled “The Amiri Baraka Project,” which has been dedicated to the late poet/playwright, will contained two Baraka plays: the the 1964 classic Dutchman,(Feb. 5–March 8) alludes to the Dutch East India Company, a 17th-century slave ship company. The play, […]

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The Paterson Art Walk two day art show NJ’ Innovation of recycled material

16. June 2015

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The Annual Paterson Art-walk occurred this weekend at the historic great fall district of Paterson.  The city’s art community kicked off the seveth annual Paterson Artwalk, the largest artistic event in northern New Jersey, on Saturday morning.  The two-day event includes seven different venues throughout the city’s art corridor which startsfrom Spruces Street, encompasses the […]

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Better Block Emerges on Lyons Avenue residents responses are mix

11. June 2015

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Cities around the U.S. are looking for tools to help redevelop communities that enable multi-modal transportation while increasing economic development, and reducing carbon emissions. The “Better Block” project is a demonstration tool that acts as a living charrette so that communities can actively engage in the buildout process and provide feedback in real time. Jason […]

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A true “Coming to America” story arrives at the Newark Musuem

5. June 2015

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  Photo: George Osodi Not to date myself, but do you remember the Eddie Murphy Comedy “Coming to America”, can you believe it’s been 26 years since Eddie Murphy’s classic hit comedy Coming to America debuted on the big screen? The hilarious story of a African Prince coming to America in disguised as a regular person, […]

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Glass Books Exhibition Based on African-American Oral History Collection at Gateway

4. June 2015

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Photo information: Provisions, Nick Kline & Adrienne Wheeler with Endless Editions and Rutgers University-Newark Book Arts Students, from GlassBook Project #10. (18) Risograph artists publications, 3”x6.25”x8.5”, edition 150 + 5AP, 2015 BY CARLA CAPIZZI   The “GlassBook Project: Provisions,” an exhibition of interactive, unique glass books, photographs, printed publications and sounds – all inspired by […]

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The Newark Book Festival will be relocated to Military Park starting TODAY May 27th lunchtime series

27. May 2015

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Formally known as the harlem Book Fair in Newark, (now Newark Book Festival), founded by Max Rodriguez,  Wednesday, May 27th, today will began the Military Park Author Reading Series on Broad Street near Park Place enters into its second year of capturing downtown Newark’s lunch crowd to hear featured Newark poets, writers, and jazz artists. The […]

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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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