Newark Museum of Art to host Community Day, MLK Jr. Day celebration

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Museum of Art’s next Community Day takes place on Monday, Jan. 18, as part of the museum’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Subtitled “Breaking Down Barriers,” the day-long virtual event includes a full slate of virtual activities to celebrate King’s life and further his mission, including a musical […]

Gas Lamp Players’ mission accomplished: finding new ways to entertain

Gas Lamp Players’ mission accomplished: finding new ways to entertain

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Like most theater companies, the Gas Lamp Players weren’t able to have the 2020 they had planned. The COVID-19 pandemic canceled their anticipated spring productions and the company’s annual summer camp at Ridgewood Avenue School, which hadn’t run the summer before, either, because of renovations being done at the school. The […]

Studio Montclair presents ‘Privilege, Power and Everyday Life’

Studio Montclair presents ‘Privilege, Power and Everyday Life’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Studio Montclair presents “Privilege, Power, and Everyday Life,” on exhibit from Jan. 15 through Feb. 19 at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. The exhibit features artwork that encourages dialogue about implicit bias and stereotypes. An opening reception will take place on Sunday, Jan. 17, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. SMI […]

Nutley author wins 2020 Royal Dragonfly Book Award

Nutley author wins 2020 Royal Dragonfly Book Award

NUTLEY, NJ — Story Monsters LLC announced recently the winners of the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards. The annual Royal Dragonfly Book Award contest is a global competition that honors excellence in all types of literature and book marketing, recognizing a comprehensive list of genres in 71 categories — from pets to poetry and LGBT […]

‘Objet Trouve’ exhibit to open at West Orange Arts Center

‘Objet Trouve’ exhibit to open at West Orange Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council presents “Objet Trouve: An Exhibit of Found Objects,” curated by WOAC Vice Chairperson Carol Black-Lemon. The virtual exhibit will debut Jan. 9 on the West Orange Arts Council website at www.woarts.org and will be open for in-person timed-entry visits at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 […]

Photography workshops and competition

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex Photo Club will start the year 2021 with three workshops given by club members on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Dreux Sawyer, of West Orange, will talk about content fill and layer masking in Photoshop; both are ways to quickly remove unwanted elements from photographs. Bruce Goodman, […]

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