Submit your work to ‘Mother eARTh’ exhibit

Submit your work to ‘Mother eARTh’ exhibit

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston Gallery invites all artists and artisans to submit works for its upcoming show, “Mother eARTh.” All media will be considered including painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, glassware, textiles and wearable art. To receive the registration form and to submit up to four JPGs, contact Hugh Mahon at […]

Django A Gogo returns to Maplewood

Django A Gogo returns to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Award-winning musician Stephane Wrembel, in association with The Woodland in Maplewood and The Town Hall in New York City, presents Django A Gogo 2019, a week-long celebration of legendary Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, from Tuesday, April 23, through Saturday, April 27. Wrembel, most known for his Grammy Award-winning composition “Bistro Fada” […]

Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Attention all area band musicians! Are you an active musician looking for a place to play? Are you looking for a reason to pull your instrument out of the closet and start playing again? Do you want to recapture your days playing in concert band in high school or college? Join […]

MSU African drumming residency enters 2nd year at Seth Boyden

MSU African drumming residency enters 2nd year at Seth Boyden

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Montclair State University’s African Drumming Ensemble had Seth Boyden School’s third-grade staff and students on their feet dancing and drumming their way into the start of a second partnership year on March 8. Led by John J. Cali School of Music adjunct faculty member Robert Levin, this event celebrated Seth Boyden School’s […]

WOHS to present ‘Mamma Mia!’ in April

WOHS to present ‘Mamma Mia!’ in April

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School will present spring musical “Mamma Mia!” from Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7. Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday’s performance will begin at 2 p.m. A special senior citizen performance will be on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m.; there is […]

Luna Stage to present ‘Heartland’ this April

Luna Stage to present ‘Heartland’ this April

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will present Gabriel Jason Dean’s “Heartland” from April 4 through 28. The intercontinental love story, directed by Ari Laura Kreith, will be the fourth production of Luna’s 2018-2019 Season. Set in Nebraska and Afghanistan, it has been described as “a magical new play about family, grace and the consequences […]

‘Likely Stories’ will be March 25 at The Woodland

‘Likely Stories’ will be March 25 at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — “Likely Stories,” the show in which actors read short stories on stage, returns Monday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. For 15 years, “Likely Stories” has brought Maplewood and South Orange the exuberance, hilarity and profundity of short stories that challenge audience members to experience […]

Lots of great art on the horizon at 1978

Lots of great art on the horizon at 1978

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, located at 1978 Springfield Ave., has a slew of upcoming events and exhibitions to delight local art lovers. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. and by appointment at 1978artscenter@gmail.com. For more about this exhibit and 1978, visit www.1978artscenter.org. “A Retrospective of the Art of […]

Maplewood Library to hold sixth annual Ideas Festival

Maplewood Library to hold sixth annual Ideas Festival

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Memorial Library’s Ideas Festival, celebrating the talent and creativity of this commlmmunity, is modeled on the New Yorker Festival, but all events are free and open to everyone. Presenters have ties to the SOMA community, either by living here, having grown up here or having a close connection to someone local. […]

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