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Newark Students Turn Would-Be Trash Into a Masterpiece

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Students at South Street Elementary have officially turned collecting trash into an art form! After collecting over 5,000 bottle caps in our area with the help of parents, local store owners and individuals, the students successfully arranged the caps into a conservationist’s dream: an 8 by 12-foot rendition of Vincent van Gogh’s masterpiece, Starry Night. The work, which […]

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Newark Celebrates Philip Roth at 80

Monday, March 18, 2013

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Philip Roth is a Pulitzer prize-winning author and has recently retired from writing. He is one of the greatest living American authors. The celebration, sponsored by Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee in conjunction with the Philip Roth Society, lasts from March 18-19. The event is to celebrate Roth’s 80th birthday, which is the March 19, in his […]

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United Way Launches 2013 ‘Celebrity Read’ Program

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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United Way Launches 2013 ‘Celebrity Read’ Program

Created in 1990, the United Way’s “Celebrity Read” program was designated a “Local Legacy” in 2001 by the Library of Congress in recognition of the program’s unique service to the community. The popular initiative recruits volunteers to model their love of reading and the pursuit of education as a pathway to success in local elementary […]

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Celebrate MLK Day at the Newark Museum

Monday, January 21, 2013

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Celebrate MLK Day at the Newark Museum

Looking for something local do to to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King? The Newark Museum is free (with suggested admission) today and is packed with commemorative activities from noon to 4:30! Don’t Miss: A live broadcast of President Barack Obama’s Second Inauguration, Noon Film Screenings: Dr. King’s I Have a Dream Speech, 1:30, […]

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Weekend 3 of Endless Arts and there is plenty to do!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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Weekend 3 of Endless Arts and there is plenty to do!

Buy a $10 ticket to the James Moody Fest, or head over to the museum tonight for their annual Chili Brew. Check out local galleries Solo(s) Project House or Sumei Multidisciplinary Center this weekend for receptions or workshops. Join the Barat Foundation as they march down Broad St. on Sunday for the Newark Arts Parade. The options are Endless as we kick off weekend 3 of "Endless Arts October."

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BLACK THOUGHT AND THE GrassROOTS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION POWER FORWARD

Saturday, October 13, 2012

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BLACK THOUGHT AND THE GrassROOTS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION POWER FORWARD

On Saturday, October 6, 2012, Essex County policymakers, powerbrokers, professionals and party people were treated to a fabulous fundraiser hosted by Amanda Seales (formerly Amanda Diva) to benefit Black Thought’s GrassROOTS Community Foundation.

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The Doors Are OFFICIALLY OPEN!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

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The Doors Are OFFICIALLY OPEN!

Tonight begins a month of what the City has labeled as Endless Arts! The next four days are jammed pack with an assortment of gallery opening receptions, public art tours, workshops and parties. The Newark Art Council's Annual Open Doors Tour has officially kicked off! Here are a few highlights of the Tour, as well as a schedule for the weekend.

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50% OFF Dodge Poetry Fest. Tickets for Newark Residents!

Monday, October 1, 2012

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50% OFF Dodge Poetry Fest. Tickets for Newark Residents!

We are just two weeks shy of the Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry festival in North America that takes place at Newark's VERY own NJPAC! The festival turns downtown Newark into a poetry village from Thursday, October 11th to Sunday, October 14th. Discounts are offered to Newark residents and students, knocking 50% off most tickets.

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Jazz in the Garden: And it begins…

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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Jazz in the Garden: And it begins…

I look forward to this time every year when "Jazz in the Garden" begins. An hour and half of pure bliss and delightful tunes.

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I {HEART} Summer School

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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I {HEART} Summer School

If you are looking for a fun and crafty way to start the summer off, the Newark Museum has a number of amazing art classes and workshops to keep you busy.  For those of you who are unfamiliar, the Newark Museum has an Adult Arts Workshop on the 2nd Floor near the Children’s Museum. For […]

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