Golda Och Academy’s literary magazine wins first place

Golda Och Academy’s literary magazine wins first place

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nuts & Raisins, Golda Och Academy’s literary magazine, won a first-place award in the annual national American Scholastic Press Association’s magazine competition for 2019. More than 200 schools entered the contest, which has been running since 1980. Entries are judged on content coverage, organization, design, presentation and creativity. Out of a […]

10th annual Poetry Out Loud competition amazes at WOHS

10th annual Poetry Out Loud competition amazes at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Junior Nooha Kawsar was crowned the winner of the 10th annual Poetry Out Loud competition, held Jan. 8 at West Orange High School. Junior Olivia Ridley was named runner-up by a margin of a 10th of a point. All finalists had to memorize two poems: one of 25 lines or fewer, […]

Free concert for the whole family in South Orange

Free concert for the whole family in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Symphony will hold its free family concert Sunday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m. in the main auditorium of South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road, South Orange. Susan Haig, of South Orange, will lead the orchestra in family-friendly music selections by Tchaikovsky, Ponchielli, Gabrieli and Britten. There will […]

West Orange Arts Council presents ‘Outlander Inspired’

West Orange Arts Council presents ‘Outlander Inspired’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present “Outlander Inspired: The Story, The Characters, The Light,” by artist/photographer and show fan Heidi Sussman, from Saturday, Jan. 18, through Saturday, Feb. 1, at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. An “Outlander” premiere party and artist reception will be Saturday, Jan. 25, […]

Chan to continue as Montclair Orchestra director for 7 more years

Chan to continue as Montclair Orchestra director for 7 more years

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Orchestra has signed David Chan as music director for another seven years. This extension allows the organization to work together with Chan to execute important new artistic and education initiatives, including the development of a new youth orchestra program to serve the New York metropolitan region starting in 2021. Chan […]

WO students to perform in Vanguard’s ‘Spring Awakening’

WO students to perform in Vanguard’s ‘Spring Awakening’

NEW YORK CITY — Vanguard Theater Company will present “Spring Awakening” for four performances only from Jan. 17 through 19 at the American Theater for Actors, 314 W 54th St. in New York City. The show includes many local young actors, including Joe and Maria Nalieth, two West Orange High School students. “Spring Awakening” is […]

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