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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 ...
Spring Awakening: Play Auditons
August 14, 2011
FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theater company, Old Library Theatre, is holding auditions for...
The Art Scene at Center City Galleries
August 9, 2011
PATERSON, NJ - The Center City Mall is known as a place for shopping, dining, and entertainment. What you may not have know...
Lifelong Patersonian Publishes First Book
August 6, 2011
PATERSON, NJ – In the late 1960s in Paterson, an 11-year-old boy started writing in a personal journal. He came from a pretty bi...
Jazz Festival Debut a Soothing Success
August 3, 2011
PATERSON, NJ -The tremendous power of music is well known. Stevie Wonder grooved the nation. Ruben Blades gave soul-filled...
Summer Concerts at Garret Mountain
July 30, 2011
WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Here are some of the Thursday night events upcoming in the Friends of Passaic County Parks free summer concert ser...
July 30: Weekly Great Falls Jazz Begins
July 24, 2011
PATERSON, NJ - On July 30, the Paterson Municipal Utilities Authority will the hold the first of five weekly free summer c...
Paterson Artists Help Craft Park Plan
July 13, 2011
PATERSON, NJ - One way you can judge a city is by the state of its arts. Government officials and community leaders in Paterson realiz...
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ –An exhibit of African tribal masks, sculptures and wildlife, part of the acclaimed Raskin family collection, ...
City Native Shares “Common Ground” With Crossroads
June 27, 2011
NEW B RUNSWICK, NJ - John Keller has seen the city's theater scene flourish into a vibrant community thanks to some major transfor...
Rosa Parks Student Wins Guitar Award
June 24, 2011
PATERSON, NJ - Rafael Vasquez, a bass guitarist at Rosa L. Parks School of Fine and Performing Arts in Paterson an...