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JUNK dance troop WOW’s audience at Rutgers

17. April 2014

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Keeping with our Dance theme of the week, Rutgers Newark Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience department, scored high marks as they a brought physical dance performance to Bradley Hall theater.  Brian Sanders JUNK, Found Objects, A Symposium on Modern Dance and Physical theater, from beginning to end gave an energetic, fast pace, and […]

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NJPAC’S Brick City Orchestra to make debut at Newark Cherry Blossom Festival Bloomfest

11. April 2014

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On Sunday, April 13th at 11:00-12:00pm, The Brick City Jazz Orchestra (BCJO) features 19 of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark area received the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and band mates this spring with the creation of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra (BCJO), a collaboration between NJPAC and the […]

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Newark Bear’s Holding a “Going out of Business Sale”

10. April 2014

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The Newark Bears are holding a going out of business sale.  We are sad to hear that the Bears professional baseball franchise is selling everything from the team’s uniform and equipment to landscaping supplies and office furniture, the organization announced today. Even the 56-passenger team bus is up for grabs.  The Bears games in my opinion […]

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Cycling in Branchbrook Park at Cherry Blossom festival

9. April 2014

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On a windy Saturday, which marked the beginning of a two week series of events celebrating the blooms of Cherry blossom in Branch Brook park , we focused on the annual bike cycle race.  The bike race is for all the cycle enthusiast, of all ages and experience participated in the annual bike race.   The race was […]

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The 38th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival begins this weekend

4. April 2014

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The Annual Cherry Blossom festival is my affirmation that spring has finally come thank goodness for it arrival.  The annual event in Essex County which is in it 38th year is schedule to begin this Saturday. The festival begins Saturday with the Cherry Blossom Challenge Bicycle Race and concludes on Sunday, April 13, with the Bloomfest […]

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A Special Kind of Magic, Short Film to be featured at the Garden State Film Festival

3. April 2014

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The film making bug has hit the Brick city well at least NJIT.  Students in the Theatrical department with a concentration in technology has taken up film making with their second film entry entitled “A Special Kind of Magic”.  The short films was co-directed and co-written by Rodney E. Reyes, staff and Production Manager at NJIT and Rebecca […]

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“Present at Rutgers-Newark” Diversity

2. April 2014

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  Maureen Maximos For three months in 2010, performance artist Marina Abramovic sat in the atrium of the Museum of Modern Art and invited spectators to sit across from her, in total silence. The idea behind the piece, entitled The Artist is Present, was that the human spirit can connect through close proximity, the eyes, […]

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St. Joseph (Met.) wins first Tournament of Champions title, defeats Newark East Side 49-47

25. March 2014

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With March madness in full effect, and local teams out of concession (unless you consider Connecticut local)  We focus on two high-school local stories.  St. Joseph defeated Newark East Side, 49-47, in the title game of the 26th NJSIAA/ShopRite Tournament of Champions on Monday at Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, before a crowd of […]

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Girls basketball Tournament of Champions final notes: Shabazz remains unbeaten in title games

25. March 2014

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With March madness in full effect, and local teams out of concession (unless you consider Connecticut local), we focus on two high-school local stories.   Shabazz women continues to amaze with an improved to 6-0 all time record in T of C final games and tied St. John Vianney for the most overall T of C titles […]

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The Man Who Discovered The Butler: Wil Haygood share a memorable story

14. March 2014

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By Shana Russell Wil Haygood: The Man Who Discovered The Butler In August of 2013, I found myself at the Regal Theatre in Union Square to view the critically acclaimed film The Butler. The crowded theater was silent as the image of a Southern lynching opened the film. It was an ambitious project. A fictional […]

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