CHS Shakespeare Fest holds a torch to playwright’s ‘fierce’ women

CHS Shakespeare Fest holds a torch to playwright’s ‘fierce’ women

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School’s 15th annual Shakespeare Festival, held Friday, April 28, followed the them “The Women of Shakespeare.” Quoting “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — “And though she be but little, she is fierce” — the event recognize the often overlooked female characters of the canon. Sixteen of Shakespeare’s plays were represented, including […]

South Orange Symphony to end 68th season with spring concert

South Orange Symphony to end 68th season with spring concert

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Symphony concludes its 68th season with the “Orchestral Colors” spring concert on Saturday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road, South Orange. Susan Haig of Summit conducts. This concert features selections from five 19th- and early 20th-century composers. A common theme […]

Orange hosts sixth annual Dance Festival to rousing success

Orange hosts sixth annual Dance Festival to rousing success

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange School District and Orange Dance Conservatory hosted its sixth annual Dance Festival at Lincoln Avenue School on Sunday, April 30, and, based on the response by those who attended, it was an unqualified success. According to teacher and Orange Dance Conservator coordinator Debbie Rembert, the star-studded lineup at this year’s […]

The Campfire Flies to perform at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Campfire Flies, a group pooling the talent of some of New Jersey’s most acclaimed original bands — The Cucumbers, Speed the Plough and The Thousand Pities — will perform at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, on Friday, May 12, with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. The band features acoustic […]

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’ charms at Liberty Middle School

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’ charms at Liberty Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Liberty Middle School production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” is sure to provide a great family-friendly evening of entertainment as some of West Orange’s rising stars sing and dance their way into the audience’s hearts. A cast and crew of more than 25 students has been working for months with […]