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Kruger-Scott Mansion Preservation, One Newarker seeks assistance from Abroad

4. November 2015

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In a bold move to find a willing caretaker of one of Newark’s treasured landmarks.  Guy Sterling, author, Newark history advocate and Newark resident is reaching out to the German’s abroad in Sulzfeld to bring attention to the Kruger-Scott mansion. The Kruger Mansion was built on the corner of Martin Luther King Blvd (previous known […]

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Sancocho Art Show Opens Thursday, Open Doors Art Festival

14. October 2015

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In recent years the Newark arts community has gone from the “little engine that could,” chugging along as it tried to establish itself in the often dismissive world of art, into a momentum that has laid its own track. Recent shows such as, Adejoke Tugbiel’s, Erection Election at Gallery Aferro’s Tenth Anniversary Art Show, and […]

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Happy Columbus and Native American Day?

12. October 2015

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In New Jersey and New York today is officially Columbus Day, in which the two states celebrate the culture and contribution of people of Italian decent in our communities.  But this holiday is not celebrated nationally.  The second Monday of October might annually marks Columbus Day in many parts the United States but not all […]

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New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) receivesTransforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award

6. October 2015

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The New Jersey Innovation Institute is one of 39 health care collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. NJII will receive up to $49.6 million to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in the New Jersey region with […]

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HOMECOMING AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK

15. September 2015

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Time to connect with current and former classmates and the campus that was, or still is, your second home. Time for fun festivities like fall fling and meeting successful alumni writers, and to show you still bleed Scarlet Red. Time for Homecoming 2015 at Rutgers University-Newark. Homecoming festivities kick off with readings by successful alumni […]

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Cuban Poet Reina María Rodríguez Poetry Reading in Spanish with English Translation

11. September 2015

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Today, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies at Rutgers, Newark will sponsor a lecture series on Cuba: Vuelo Directo/Direct Flight: Havana-Newark. On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Department will host the inaugural event in the series, a poetry reading by Cuban author and poet Reina María Rodríguez and literary translator and scholar Kristin Dykstra. […]

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West Indies Food Trini “Roti” Taste Test

11. September 2015

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Trini Taste Test West Indian roti pack the intense flavors of New Jersey’s Trinidadian cuisine. EthnicNJ tried six versions from popular local Trini spots to find a favorite. Curry Chicken on the bone, almost 3 pounds! I first tasted roti at Caribbean Cuisine in South Orange. The restaurant has since closed (the building on First […]

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Ironbound Labor Day Festivites began with The Feast of the Divine Holy Spirit parade Azores

9. September 2015

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Sunday, In the Ironbound community and prior to the Brazil Celebration Party, A precession of devote “Irmandades do Divino Espírito Santo, in English:Translation means the Brotherhoods of the Divine Holy Spirit, was first noted in the 16th century.  The cult of the Holy Spirit (Portuguese: Culto do Divino Espírito Santo), also known as the cult […]

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This weekend its All About Brazilian Week

4. September 2015

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This week end its is about the Green, Gold and Blue.  This years marks the 30th anniversary. The festivities started last Saturday August 30th, but the big events are this weekend. With the Big Blow-out party in both cities, New York, and Newark, scheduled for September 5th and 6th.  This celebration of the Brazilian Culture […]

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Can Art Bridge the divide between Animal Trophies and Conservation?

18. August 2015

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The outrage over the killing of Cecil a popular lion Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, has created international condemnation and has prompted many to seek alternatives to killing wild life for merely sport.  For many sport hunters, animal trophies are a desired centerpiece from the hunt.  Hunters like Walter Palmer fit this profile, even after […]

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