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 […]

County congratulates senior artists in annual juried art show

County congratulates senior artists in annual juried art show

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 20 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show at an awards ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who […]

Free fall family fun day at Edison NHP

Free fall family fun day at Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thomas Edison National Historical Park will be joining national park sites around the country in celebrating National Public Lands Day with a fee-free day on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Laboratory Complex at 211 Main St. in West Orange will be open with regular programs beginning at 10 a.m. Special fall family […]

Luna Stage kicks off 2018-2019 season with NJ premiere of ‘Pirira’

Luna Stage kicks off 2018-2019 season with NJ premiere of ‘Pirira’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will launch its 2018-19 Season with J.Stephen Brantley’s award-winning play “Pirira,” directed by new Luna Stage Artistic Director Ari Laura Kreith. Set simultaneously in Malawi and New York, the play explores the challenges of international aid across interpersonal borders, and how we bridge seemingly impossible cultural divides. Inspired in […]

Pissarro painting nature

Pissarro painting nature

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Award-winning art history educator Janet Mandel will give a presentation on Camille Pissarro, “Have But One Master – Nature,” on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 8:30 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. Pissarro […]

2018 SOPAC Gala celebrates community, local luminaries

2018 SOPAC Gala celebrates community, local luminaries

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center will celebrate the countless contributions of community leaders Samuel Convissor, Dan Arrighi and Sam Joseph at its 2018 gala on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 11 p.m. They will be honored for their long-time philanthropy and activism that have added immeasurably to the success […]

Maplewood Strollers gear up for new season with fundraisers

Maplewood Strollers gear up for new season with fundraisers

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Returning for its 87th season, Maplewood Strollers are back with a full season of shows and two new fundraisers to kick off the festivities. Founded in 1932, the community theater troupe’s name refers to the minstrels of medieval England, traveling entertainers. The Maplewood Strollers group was formed by two Columbia High School […]

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