South Orange–Maplewood students experience LUX Orchestra at SOPAC

South Orange–Maplewood students experience LUX Orchestra at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — For the first time in two years, fourth-graders from the South Orange–Maplewood School District returned to the South Orange Performing Arts Center to attend a live performance of LUX Orchestra as part of an arts education partnership developed between SOPAC’s arts education and SOMSD’s fine arts departments.  With a clash of […]

NJPAC to hold a full day of festivities in celebration of Kwanzaa

NJPAC to hold a full day of festivities in celebration of Kwanzaa

NEWARK, NJ — Thousands are expected to gather on the campus of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Dec. 17, as the venue’s annual Kwanzaa Family Festival returns as an in-person celebration. The festival has been held at NJPAC for more than a decade. “We are so excited to welcome our whole community […]

Community invited to Christmas Spectacular concert at Caldwell U.

Community invited to Christmas Spectacular concert at Caldwell U.

CALDWELL, NJ — The music department at Caldwell University will present its annual Christmas Spectacular concert on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m., in the Student Center auditorium on campus, 120 Bloomfield Ave. in Caldwell.  The university chorale will perform songs, including “Carol of the Bells,” Tomás Luis de Victoria’s “O Magnum Mysterium” and the […]

Gas Lamp Players are ‘singing loud for all to hear’ in upcoming production of ‘Elf’

Gas Lamp Players are ‘singing loud for all to hear’ in upcoming production of ‘Elf’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Gas Lamp Players will present the full-length musical “Elf” for its holiday show this year and its director, Kristy Graves, does not want anyone mistakenly thinking it is a shortened junior version. “It’s the adult main stage show,” she said in a recent interview with The Glen Ridge Paper. “We […]

Enjoy ‘Christmas in King Arthur’s Court’ concert

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Hear how Christmas may have been celebrated in England during the time of King Arthur and beyond at Montclair Early Music’s annual Christmas concert, “Christmas in King Arthur’s Court,” on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 73 S. Fullerton Ave. in Montclair. Tickets may be purchased at […]

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