SOMAS discusses why Warhol was a singular sensation

SOMAS discusses why Warhol was a singular sensation

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Award-winning art history educator Janet Mandel will present “Andy Warhol: One Singular Sensation” as part of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School fall lecture series on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbia High School’s Black Box Theatre, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood. Few American artists are as celebrated and […]

TSTI to screen ‘Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas’

TSTI to screen ‘Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, invites the public to a screening of “Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas” on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. Producer Liam Romalis will facilitate a discussion about the movie as part of the program, which includes the Jewish/Irish short film, […]

Holiday boutique returns to SOPL

Holiday boutique returns to SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the South Orange Public Library will hold its annual holiday boutique on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the library, 65 Scotland Road. On entering the main reading room you will see an array of fascinating crafts from jewelry to accessories to plants, artfully nestled among […]

South Orange church hosts Gospel-Classical Fusion Concert

South Orange church hosts Gospel-Classical Fusion Concert

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m., South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church invites the community to a Gospel-Classical Fusion Concert. Doors open for seating at 5:30 p.m. The concert will be a musical treat offering something for both classical and gospel music enthusiasts. Performances will be by classical pianists […]

Parnassian Society finds its muse with ‘Shakespeare in Love’

Parnassian Society finds its muse with ‘Shakespeare in Love’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School’s drama club, the Parnassian Society, is participating in the Disney Theatrical Productions pilot program to produce “Shakespeare in Love,” based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, from Thursday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 18, in the CHS Black Box Theatre. The fictional play combines how the […]

SouthNEXT returns for 4th year

SouthNEXT returns for 4th year

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Each year SouthNEXT brings together local artists, speakers and performers to catalyze the kind of “creative collisions” that spark new ideas and inspire new solutions to some of the most pressing communal challenges of our times. Now in its fourth year, SouthNEXT ’18 kicks off Saturday, Nov. 10, with a full […]

Area shutterbugs take home awards for photographing county parks

Area shutterbugs take home awards for photographing county parks

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the nine winners in the Anual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in Adult and Youth categories and were recognized on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks […]

‘10 Years Forward’ showcase brings alumni back to CHS

‘10 Years Forward’ showcase brings alumni back to CHS

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — During the first few months of the school year, students in the art and photography classes at Columbia High School haven’t yet garnered enough time to develop and produce quality work to put in the school’s Domareki Gallery. However, this presented a prime opportunity for two alumni, Sarah Langsam and Josh Sender, […]

A professor, an ex-con and a journey toward forgiveness at Luna Stage

A professor, an ex-con and a journey toward forgiveness at Luna Stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “The Assignment,” a gripping and timely new play by Camilo Almonacid, begins a limited engagement at Luna Stage on Thursday, Nov. 29. On the heels of Luna’s critically-acclaimed “Pirira,” “The Assignment” is the second play in Luna’s 2018-19 MainStage season, which features four new plays exploring how people can bridge ideological […]

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