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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – It’s hard to believe that Booker T. Jones originally wanted to be a doctor. That's right – it...
Ben Taylor's Request for SOPAC Audience: 'Volunteer Your Ears'
February 23, 2013
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Talent clearly runs in Ben Taylor’s family. His father and mother, James Taylor and Carly Simon, ar...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – “Twelve Angry Men” is unlike most other Seton Hall plays. For one, its stage setting is spare...
Author Christopher Coake's Reading at Seton Hall Open to Public
February 5, 2013
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- A father’s life is thrown into turmoil after he discovers his dead son still exists as a ghost. A sheriff is...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- She’s performed in a dozen plays on Broadway. She’s released five albums. She’s been critically ...
'Pinkalicious' Actress Says Musical at SOPAC Saturday 'A Good Time' for Parents, Kids
January 25, 2013
If you are the parent of a young girl, then chances are you’ve read the book “Pinkalicious,” and probably more than ...
"Christmas is here"
December 25, 2012
Christmas is Here Freshly picked pine Jingles on jangles Candy cane cookies Eager expectations Christmas we ch...
CALDWELL, NJ - November 17th and 18th, marked the twelfth annual Holiday Open Studio for Caldwell’s Resident Artist, Lisa &nb...
Nutcracker to be Performed by West Caldwell Ballet Arts
November 17, 2012
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - West Caldwell has a brand new Ballet and Performing Arts school! The West Caldwell Ballet Arts &...
Search for 'Seasoned' Administrator to Run SOPAC Under Way
November 14, 2012
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.— The search for an executive director for the South Orange Performing Arts Center is under way, with Linda On...
Two Sports Illustrators Featured in Seton Hall Exhibit 'Play Ball'
October 31, 2012
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. -- The Seton Hall University Walsh Gallery’s “Play Ball!” exhibit, which features original artwor...
Maplewood Man Organizes 'Star Factory' Open Mic for Poetry
October 17, 2012
ORANGE, N.J. – “Poetry is about community.” That’s the philosophy of Maplewood resident Philippe Garcesto,...
MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The nonprofit group Get Innovative for Tomorrow will host its first benefit concert, which will raise funds for ...
MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Local author and Pulitzer Prize winner Tina Kelley, co-author of a book that highlights the issue of homeless youth i...
Bestselling Author Harlan Coben Shares Secrets of Writing With South Orange Audience
September 28, 2012
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Bestselling author Harlan Coben spoke about the elements that go into writing his novels recently on Friday Sept.2...
The Origins of Salsa at The Scotch Plains Library
September 24, 2012
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – On Sunday afternoon the Scotch Plains Library hosted Jose Obando and his presentation on the Origins of Sals...
Seton Hall Arts Council Announces 2012-2013 Season
September 21, 2012
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Arts Council’s 2012-2013 schedule features performances at a number of venues, including...
Area Nun's Paintings Part of "Colors of Faith" Exhibit at Seton Hall
September 19, 2012
WATCHUNG, NJ – Watercolor artist Sister Kathy Cairone has an unconventional method of painting – she holds her brush in he...
For Art's Sake Fundraising Drive Begins
February 10, 2012
On February 8 the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey kicked off the For Art’s Sake Weekend 2012 fundraising drive at the Summit ho...
Maplewood Middle School Musical to Open Feb. 10
February 6, 2012
MAPLEWOOD, N.J. -- Maplewood Middle School will present the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” for thr...
A Christmas concert by the Yue Yue Ensemble featuring sacred choral music, solos, Christmas carols and works by Mozart, Rutter, Praeto...
Paterson/New Orleans Arts Project at Paterson Museum
September 25, 2011
PATERSON, NJ - The "2 Communities/2 Cultures" exhibit, which highlights students' art work from New Orleans and Paterson...
Free Saturday Labor Art Classes for Children at Botto House
September 13, 2011
HALEDON, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark has received funding from the Puffin Foundation to host Sat...
Labor Art Exhibit Starts Sept. 4
August 26, 2011
HALEDON, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark will feature the Service Employees Interna...
Local Artist's Work on Display at Meadowlands Commission
August 15, 2011
LYNDHURST, NJ - Mohamed Khalil, assistant curator of the Paterson Museum, will have his artwork on at the New Jersey Meadowlands ...