Hitchcock’s villains with SOMAS

Hitchcock’s villains with SOMAS

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Stephen Whitty, a writer, film critic and lecturer, will discuss Alfred Hitchcock’s villains on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Columbia High School’s Black Box Theatre, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood, as part of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School fall lecture series. The Master of Suspense was known for […]

Exploring the Glass House

Exploring the Glass House

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School for a day in the mid-century modern mecca of New Canaan, Conn., on Friday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a Coach bus leaving from the Maplewood Community Pool parking lot, 187 Boyden Ave. Enroute to the destination, attendees will watch the documentary […]

The Manhattans’ vocal magic at SOPAC

The Manhattans’ vocal magic at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Featuring the golden voice of Gerald Alston, the legendary Manhattans make a return visit to the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. With a Grammy Award for “Shining Star,” this tight-knit group is still making beautiful music that evokes memories. Their tight harmonies and charisma […]

Artists go ‘en plein air’ for new Pierro Gallery exhibit

Pierro exhibit sends artists outside, brings nature inside

Artists go ‘en plein air’ for new Pierro Gallery exhibit

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The great outdoors is on display at the Pierro Gallery until Saturday, Oct. 13, in an exhibit titled “Pleasure and Terror en Plein Air.” The 16 different artists featured in the exhibit gathered their materials and spent time working outside, sometimes incorporating exterior elements into their pieces. Alongside artist Greg Leshe, […]

WOAC hosts poets and songwriters at free music event

WOAC hosts poets and songwriters at free music event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will host its third free poets and songwriters event, “Cypher and Sound,” on Friday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. Drop-ins are welcome, although attendees can also register on the event link on the West Orange […]

Made in NJ Festival at OSPAC

Made in NJ Festival at OSPAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Celebrate the state’s creative arts at the Made in NJ Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. 7, from 3 to 10 p.m. each day at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, 4 Boland Drive in West Orange. The event will feature DJs, live performances, a pop-up for vendors and […]

Arts Unbound hosts 3rd annual festival for those with disabilities

Arts Unbound hosts 3rd annual festival for those with disabilities

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Arts Unbound, in collaboration with Essex Regional Educational Services Commission and ERESC Superintendent Laurie Newell, will host the third annual Arts Accessible Festival on Friday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ERESC’s Essex Campus Academy, 369 Passaic Ave. in Fairfield. The purpose of the art festival is to […]

Vanguard to present ‘Lion King Experience’

Vanguard to present ‘Lion King Experience’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Vanguard Theater Company recently announced an all-star team of instructors for “The Lion King Experience,” including workshops in African drumming, dance and mask-making. Beginning rehearsal on Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Montclair Cooperative School, Vanguard’s workshop seeks to bring its DREAM mission of diversity, reciprocity, education, awareness and mentorship to young students […]

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