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Dissection of House, the experiment at Washington Park Fridays

10. September 2014

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Newark is a House city.  In most recent years House music has re-emerged as a home-grown music genre.  Successes such as the Lincoln Park Music Festival, most popular day (house), and with the success of Weequahic Park annual house party, house is making a resurgence and is becoming a common in local music vocabulary.  For […]

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NJIT First Year Connections Service Day TODAY, Friday

29. August 2014

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Newark, NJ – On August 29, 2014, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the largest NJIT incoming freshman will take to the streets of Newark for a Day of Service. Staff and student leaders will join well over 800 First Year students to engage in service projects throughout the city. Service Day is one […]

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The People and their Styles at Lincoln Park Festival

1. August 2014

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At the Lincoln Park music festival, we have talked about its music and its mission to transform a community.  But today,  Friday we want to celebrate Newark’s style.  The Brick city,  has it own styles unique from Manhattan and although similar in some ways to Brooklyn, its styles is unique to itself.   Here is […]

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People Power Rocks at Lincoln Park

31. July 2014

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Lincoln Park concluded with another fantastic and safe event, for residents and visitors alike.  The great music and the pumping sounds and rhythms, sometimes overshadow other section of the festival that sometime get missed, but their place and function importance is equally worth noting.   During the three-day weekend, one such feature was the Sustainable, […]

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Newark’s Official Historian Visits His Favorite Landmarks

23. June 2014

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Nick Romanenko Anyone who’s written or read extensively about Newark knows his name.  Clement Price, a distinguished service professor at Rutgers Newark, he has taught at Rutgers University–Newark for 45 years, is a walking encyclopaedia of city history and one of Newark’s most ardent boosters.  Price was also named chairman of Newark’s 350th anniversary celebratory committee, which […]

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City Without Walls Welcomes New Executive Director: Ebony T. Simpson

19. February 2014

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After a comprehensive search and recruitment process, the cWOW Executive Search Committee is proud to present the new Executive Director of City Without Walls: Ebony T. Simpson. Ebony brings a vitality and enthusiasm to cWOW that has been a trademark of our organization for its 38 years. She is a proud daughter of Newark, a […]

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Music Fest continues, second event , and first at Lincoln Park

5. August 2013

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Friday, July 26: Jazz, Newark Idol & Gospel.  A full day series of events, at Lincoln Park, the music festivities started with Jazz hosted by Newark poet laureate Amira Baraka. The  ”Jazz in Lincoln Park” Featured an All-Star presentation featuring Musical Tribute to Wayne Shorter “The NewArkestra” Featured Adegoke Steve Colson, Alfred Patterson, Rudy Walker, […]

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Lincoln Park Music Fest take center Staged in Newark Open with Funk Master Bernie Worrell Orchestra

31. July 2013

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The Lincoln Park Music Fest  kicked-off of this year at he New Jersey Performing Arts Center, with the Funk jazz sound of Bernie Worrell Orchestra.  Mr. Worrell was born in Long Branch, New Jersey and grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey, and currently resides  in New Jersey. A musical prodigy, he learned to play the piano […]

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8th Annual Lincoln Park Cultural Music Festival

22. July 2013

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8th Annual Lincoln Park Cultural Music Festival

It is about that time to get your sneakers and towels.  Are you ready to sweat?  Because at Lincoln Park, the 8th annual showcase of music is here in three days.  Because this highly anticipated event consistently attracts a growing number of attendees and last year the numbers exceeded 40,000 people over what was then […]

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ATA presents…GENERATION NEXT

10. January 2013

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ATA presents…GENERATION NEXT

Do you miss The RAM Gallery as much as we do? During its year-long stay in the city of Newark, the RAM Gallery, a Smithsonian-affiliated African American art gallery and cultural destination, was home to some of the most well-received events in the city. Now, the RAM Gallery’s parent organization and New Jersey’s premier African […]

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