The Montclair State University Galleries to present ‘Nothing Under Heaven’

The Montclair State University Galleries to present ‘Nothing Under Heaven’

MONTCLAIR, NJ –– The Montclair State University Galleries will present the exhibition “Nothing Under Heaven,” by Joseph Liatela, from Sept. 13 through Dec. 9. The exhibition will be on view at the University Galleries’ newly reconfigured flagship exhibition space, the George Segal Gallery, 1 Normal Ave. in Montclair.  The artist’s first solo museum exhibition brings […]

Maplewood theater brings Linden author’s writings to life

Maplewood theater brings Linden author’s writings to life

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A collection of three one-act plays about a group of Jersey guys, which their author, Linden resident Bill Mesce Jr., said fit nicely together into a single play titled “A Jersey Cantata,” will be staged at Burgdorff Cultural Center in Maplewood for eight shows, starting Thursday, Aug. 18. Mesce, who was born […]

NJPAC still accepting entries for Sarah Vaughan jazz competition

NJPAC still accepting entries for Sarah Vaughan jazz competition

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Performing Arts Center is still accepting entries for the 11th annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. The search is on for the next great jazz singer! Solo vocalists from around the world are encouraged to submit their entries before Tuesday, Sept. 6, by visiting www.SarahVaughanCompetition.com. In the fall, […]

West Orange native displays her ‘home’ in Philadelphia museum

West Orange native displays her ‘home’ in Philadelphia museum

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Ellen Hanauer, a West Orange native, was selected from artists across the country to participate in “This Is My Home,” an exhibit at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, Pa. The museum chose five artists to share their personal histories, experiences and hopes. “Each immersive ‘home’ explores an issue critical to liberty […]

Studio Montclair presents ‘It’s Academic’

Studio Montclair presents ‘It’s Academic’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Studio Montclair highlights its art academy by displaying the artistry of 12 faculty members in “It’s Academic,” on exhibit from July 30 to Aug. 26 at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. Participating artists are […]

SOPAC announces new board leadership and governors

SOPAC announces new board leadership and governors

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On July 1, the South Orange Performing Arts Center’s board of governors installed Douglas Newman as chairperson and Marc Chalom as vice chairperson. In addition, Katherine Tooley, James Davis III and Dean Kameros recently joined SOPAC’s board. “I am honored and humbled by SOPAC’s board electing me as its chair,” Newman […]

‘Seussical’ makes its debut at Bloomfield HS for a good cause: helping Nutley boy

‘Seussical’ makes its debut at Bloomfield HS for a good cause: helping Nutley boy

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The venerable Talent Time Players will present “Seussical,” beginning next week, for its annual theatrical performance at Bloomfield High School, to benefit a local boy requiring medical assistance. According to Victoria Alameda, the president of the Charles Seller Foundation, which oversees the Players, the beneficiary is 9-year-old Chase McGee, of Nutley. Chase […]

West Orange library displays art from one of its own

West Orange library displays art from one of its own

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At several points throughout the year, the West Orange Public Library will adorn its exhibit space with work from local and nonlocal artists. The selection process favors pieces that fit with the library’s values and themes.  This month, the library, located at 46 Mount Pleasant Ave., did not have to look […]

SOPAC executive director ends tenure at performing arts center

SOPAC executive director ends tenure at performing arts center

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Performing Arts Center’s board Chairperson Douglas Newman announced July 28 that SOPAC’s executive director, Dee Billia, recently left her position after years of senior leadership. Billia joined SOPAC nine years ago as director of external relations and led its marketing and communications efforts. Her many achievements included building annual […]

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