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Recovering the New-Ark: Amiri Baraka’s Lost Chronicle of Black Power in Newark, 1968

22. April 2014

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by Whitney Strub Amiri Baraka’s lost Chronicles have been recovered and will premiere to a new audience today.  The Black Power movement has been defined cinematically by the iconography of black-and-white grain of groups like Newsreel, and in national memory through the lens of a white-dominated media awash in reductive and violent imagery. The city […]

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Alvin Ailey’s Revelations: A Cultural Treasure. “How Does One Keep it Fresh”

15. April 2014

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TODAY at NJPAC in partnership with Alvin Ailey Dance Company, there will be a panel discussion on Alvin Ailey’s Revelations: A Fresh Look at a Classic.  Tuesday, 7-9pm at the Horizon Theater located in the NJPAC’s Center for Arts Education, 24 Rector Street, Newark.  This event is one of several free events held at the NJPAC leading […]

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NJ Transit SERVICE ADVISORY: Public Transportation Options Available to Help Mitigate Potential Impact of Pulaski Skyway Closures

14. April 2014

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 With the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway now closed in conjunction with a massive, two-year bridge deck replacement project, NJ TRANSIT is offering a reminder that public transportation remains an option to help mitigate the impact of lane closures, detours and increased traffic congestion. “NJ TRANSIT, working with the Department of Transportation, has taken […]

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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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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes!

17. March 2014

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This recipe roundup is sure to make the neighbors green with envy. Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves. Guinness Brownies with Irish Buttercream FrostingBy Melissa Baratta, Ocean County, Some Sugar Added This is the perfect decadent dessert after you…

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15 Washington St. in the James Street Commons Historic District gets Board of Adjusters Approval

25. February 2014

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Last Evening the Board of Adjusters gave site plan and final review , of the building, at 15 Washington St. in the James Street Commons Historic District,  formerly site of the Rutgers law school until it moved to 123 Washington St. in 1999. The 21-story building has been empty since then.  With the goal to to […]

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My Black History Month A Newark “Hero”, Mr. Dowdy

21. February 2014

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During Black History Month, we pause to salute and reflect on the contributions African Americans have made to the rich fabric that makes up the United States.There are many untold stories that reveal the best of Americans who stepped up when duty called, broke color barriers, or quietly made their communities better one person at […]

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The Newark Public Art Mural Program

7. February 2014

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The Newark Public Art Program seeks lead and supporting artists for Newark Murals. Newark Murals tell Newark’s stories, celebrating and commemorating underrecognized people, places, and events. Each Newark Mural results from a collaboration between a community-based organization, young people, researchers, and artists convened and facilitated by Newark Public Art Program staff. Projects range from 4 […]

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Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns to NJPAC with a stellar performance and renewed Energy

28. January 2014

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 (photos taken by Tim Dingman) Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim, encompassing a performing ensemble, a leading arts education center and dancing through barriers was back in impressive form.  It was a sign of America’s enduring love for the country’s first African American ballet company, which is […]

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Newark Celebrates MLK with Dance and Community Day

21. January 2014

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In tribute to Martin Luther King holiday, we at Glocally were looking for community tributes around Newark and the greater Newark area.  The celebration this year were few in comparison to others years. However, there were several that were memorable, and we though it appropriate to share.  If you are aware of others celebrations, please […]

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