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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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Students in Rutgers Business School’s new course “Supply Chain Management for Fashion capped off their semester in style “Runway to Cuba”

14. May 2015

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After months of lessons on logistics of sourcing, producing and distributing, they tackled one of the industry’s essentials: a fashion show. “Runway to Cuba” transformed a corridor outside the Barat Foundation’s gallery in Newark’s Gateway Center into an impromptu runway, where models in sexy short sets, satiny skirts and seductive dresses strutted by as cameras […]

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Greater Newark Conservancy Semi-Annual Block Partty

11. May 2015

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On a Saturday, The Greater Newark Conservancy concluded it semi-annual block party.  Although the day was cloudy (rain or shine) the event was well attended by Newark plant advocates, city lot adopters, ands residence all came out the support the element that signals the official planting season along with arrangement and plant option for those […]

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Newark’s Community street Initiative Kick-off today

8. May 2015

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In our continuing effort to report about news worthy events in neighborhoods, and going beyond the downtown.  This week our continued focus is on the community of Clinton Hill.  Mayor Ras J. Baraka, NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown, advocate-author Aqeela Sherrils, Health and Community Wellness Director Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, Rutgers University-Newark, PSE&G, and the […]

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Upper Clinton Hill Neighborhood gets new mural on new community center

7. May 2015

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In a  move to bring the creative energies to the Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood,  Rodney Gilbert, the founder and CEO of Yendor Productions, (a Newark-based firm that consults, develops, and produces arts education programming and events) with a mission to bring purpose and conversation to the latest mural installation in the city of Newark. Mr. […]

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Veteran’s Memorial Day

6. May 2015

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Veteran’s Memorial Day Service WHEN Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 11:30am – 12:30pm WHERE Jim Wise Theatre,Kupfrian Hall Green EVENT TYPE Meeting, Forum ORGANIZATION Center for First Year Students SUBMITTER NAME Edwards, Shyron EVENT NAME Veteran’s Memorial Day Service DESCRIPTION Service honoring Veterans

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Cinco De Mayo Newark Style

5. May 2015

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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States and in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla). Mexican Americans also often […]

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Two of hip-hop’s biggest exponents – B.O.B. and Wale – electrified a crowd of more than a thousand college students who gathered last night on campus for the first NJIT Fest

1. May 2015

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.It was a cool night, more winter than spring, but students came dressed in shorts and t-shirts: Dancing kept them warm. They stood in serried ranks close to the stage, swaying their arms, swinging their hips and harmonizing with B.O.B., the first of the two headliners to take the temporary stage set upon the NJIT […]

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Documentary project to focus on family of Newark schoolyard killing victim

27. April 2015

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By DAVID PORTER  Associated Press For what seemed a small eternity, Shalga Hightower epitomized the picture of parental grief in the aftermath of Newark’s 2007 schoolyard killings, when a group of men and boys, including one who turned 15 that day, lined up her college-bound daughter and two friends and shot them each in the […]

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