SOPAC holds open auditions for new musical

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — American Theater Group, SOPAC’s professional Equity theater company in-residence, will hold auditions for non-Equity actors for the world-premiere musical “Small Town Story,” by Sammy Buck and Brandon James Gwinn. The musical will be directed by Eddie Prunoske with musical direction by Jason Wetzel. The auditions will be held at the South […]

Hop on down to the Egg Hunt

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Recreation will hold its 34th annual Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 25, from noon to 2 p.m. in Memorial Park. Arrive promptly at noon with a basket or bag to make sure you don’t miss anything. Activities include flower pot painting, a petting zoo, music and a special guest. For […]

Oheb Shalom fetes Lippitz, 30 years of women cantors

Oheb Shalom fetes Lippitz, 30 years of women cantors

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — International Women’s Day occurred March 8, but the celebration continued into the weekend when South Orange’s Oheb Shalom Congregation honored its own Cantor Erica Lippitz, who is celebrating 30 years of serving in the cantorate. “From Bima to Broadway” featured Lippitz and cantors Magda Fishman, Alisa Pomerantz-Boro and Elizabeth Shammash, who […]

Manning-Yarde shares her poetry

MONTCLAIR, NJ — West Orange resident Tanya Manning-Yarde will hold a poetry showcase and book signing, along with Carla Cherry and featuring Najeli Soul, at Adinkra House, 26 Pleasant Ave. in Montclair on Saturday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 5:30 p.m. To purchase tickets for this event, visit Tickets may also […]

Essex County cleans up in JerseyArts awards

Essex County cleans up in JerseyArts awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, in partnership with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, recently announced the winners of the 2018 People’s Choice Awards, including several venues in Essex County. More than 18,000 ballots were cast in the annual contest, which celebrates the extraordinary work of New Jersey’s […]

Golden expertly crafts tale of 1960s post-war experience

Artful writing frames grand story of love, loss and justice

Golden expertly crafts tale of 1960s post-war experience

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The 1960s are remembered for many things, such as the space race, the civil rights movement, President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Beatlemania and a persistent fear of nuclear war. For author Peter Golden, the 1960s represents all of these things and so much more — for Golden, the 1960s […]

‘Van Gogh: After Arles’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In one of the most shocking and infamously haunting incidents in art history, Vincent Van Gogh, consumed with paranoid delusion, sliced off his left ear. After a relatively short hospital stay, he returned to the Yellow House but could not maintain his mental equilibrium. A South Orange-Maplewood Adult School class on Thursday, […]

Legendary piano teacher to appear at Ethical Culture Society

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County will host a screening of “Seymour: An Introduction,” the Ethan Hawke documentary about legendary piano teacher Seymour Bernstein, on Saturday, March 17, at 4 p.m. Following the movie, there will be a question-and-answer session with Bernstein. Born in Newark, Bernstein was a piano prodigy before […]

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