‘Open Essex’ exhibit draws many to Nov. 10 opening

‘Open Essex’ exhibit draws many to Nov. 10 opening

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Gallery at TSTI — the art space at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange — held a festive opening on Nov. 10 for its “Open Essex” exhibit, which has 77 pieces from 30 Essex County artists on display, comprising two-dimensional paintings in various media, photographs and sculptures. The event drew […]

Middle school parents learn about AileyDance Kids

Middle school parents learn about AileyDance Kids

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 12, the South Orange Performing Arts Center hosted a “Meet & Greet” event to engage and inform middle school parents about the AileyDance Kids Residency Program occurring at both South Orange and Maplewood middle schools. AileyDance Kids is an education extension division of Alvin Ailey […]

Sturm’s novel echoes throughout the reader’s soul

Sturm’s novel echoes throughout the reader’s soul

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood author Lisa Sturm’s debut novel, “Echoed in My Bones,” will echo through your mind long after you finish reading it. Drawing from her years of experience as a psychotherapist in Irvington, Elizabeth and Plainfield, and now with a practice in Springfield, Sturm deftly captures the lives and emotions of her three […]

Experience ‘Black and Blue’ at Progressive gala

Experience ‘Black and Blue’ at Progressive gala

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Friday, Nov. 22, Progressive Theater in Maplewood will host its Black & Blue Fundraising Gala at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, from 6 to 11 p.m. Master of Ceremonies and founder of Progressive Theater, Gregory Omar Osborne, will curate a nostalgic evening paying homage to the 1989 Broadway musical […]

WOAC presents ‘Small Works Members Exhibit’

WOAC presents ‘Small Works Members Exhibit’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Upcoming holiday events at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, designed to appeal to a broad audience of art lovers and supporters, kicks off with a “Small Works Members Exhibition” opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 4 to 7 p.m.  Additional viewing opportunities include gallery hours 90 minutes […]

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Iconic drummer Carl Palmer proves ELP lives on at South Orange concert

You’ve got to see the show at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Progressive rock lovers are in for a sacred experience on Sunday, Nov. 17, when Carl Palmer — named “Prog God” at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards — comes to the South Orange Performing Arts Center as part of the final leg of his 2019 World Tour, “Emerson, Lake & Palmer Lives […]

WOHS Drama Club show charmed audiences

WOHS Drama Club show charmed audiences

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Drama Club members had a challenging task ahead of them as they premiered their fall production of “William Shakespeare’s Long-Lost Play (Abridged).” They had to put together a Shakespearean based-play based on his classic works, integrate the characters, and play multiple male and female roles.  Performances […]

‘Broadway Rocks Cancer’ to be Nov. 18 at SOPAC

‘Broadway Rocks Cancer’ to be Nov. 18 at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 20 Broadway stars will take the stage for an inspiring evening of music at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. for the Summit Medical Group Foundation “Broadway Rocks Cancer” concert.  Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit SMGF programming that provides comfort, care […]

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