Political journalist to discuss ‘Trumpocracy’ at SOPAC

Political journalist to discuss ‘Trumpocracy’ at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center’s Independent Voices speaker series will continue Thursday, May 23, when the venue welcomes David Frum, a political commentator and frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC and the BBC. Frum will discuss his most recent book, “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic.” Frum, who hails from […]

Star-studded Broadway cabaret to benefit homeless families

Star-studded Broadway cabaret to benefit homeless families

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A star-studded lineup of Broadway actors and singers extraordinaire, including two-time Tony nominee Kate Baldwin, will lend their talents to raise funds for Interfaith Hospitality Network for the Homeless of Essex County, a Montclair-based family shelter and housing assistance program. The cabaret and comedy event, “When I Think of Home,” will be […]

Rocking on with WSOU 89.5

Pirate Radio continues long legacy of top-notch, original programming

Rocking on with WSOU 89.5

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Pirates and music is an illegal combination just about everywhere except South Orange, where WSOU 89.5 FM, Seton Hall’s Pirate Radio, operates. These pirates are of the collegiate kind, as WSOU is the student-run radio station at Seton Hall University, whose mascot is the Pirate. WSOU has received wide acclaim for […]

Author to celebrate new book at WOPL

Author to celebrate new book at WOPL

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Author Donna Baier Stein will deliver a presentation and book signing on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. at West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Celebrate the release of “Scenes From The Heartland” with the author. Stein drew inspiration from the art of Thomas Hart Benton and her book […]

JCC MetroWest has whole slate of artistic offerings

JCC MetroWest has whole slate of artistic offerings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest will present art exhibits May through August, including “Synagogues of Newark,” its School of the Arts Celebration, and works by painter Sara Greenberg and photographer Ira Nemeroff. JCC MetroWest’s School of the Arts will be on display in the Gaelen Gallery from May 3 through 19, including pieces from […]

SO author makes mark with debut novel

‘Looker’ makes your heart pound, skin crawl, mind whir

SO author makes mark with debut novel

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Envy. Obsession. Disappointment. Need. Malice. Ego. Impotence. All of these themes and many more swirl around the unnamed protagonist in “Looker,” the debut novel from South Orange resident Laura Sims. This chapterless novel, published by Scribner, reads like a long descent into a woman’s darkest fears and ambitions, as she struggles […]

WOAC presents Carlos Mateu’s ‘Pop Geometric’

WOAC presents Carlos Mateu’s ‘Pop Geometric’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present Carlos Mateu’s “Pop Geometric” from May 4 to June 1, at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. The opening reception will be Saturday, May 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. with musical guest Enrique Zaldivar and High Light. “Pop Geometric” fuses elements […]

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