Don’t miss ‘CAF XIV’ at the 1978 Arts Center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The “Contemporary Artists Forum XIV” exhibition currently running at 1978 Arts Center in Maplewood will close on Monday, Oct. 10. Many of the artists in this exhibit have made a lifetime commitment to their art. They pursue their work with passion and intelligence. Although very different in terms of style, school and […]

Midtown Direct Rep announces new partnership, moves to The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Midtown Direct Rep recently announced a new partnership with the township of Maplewood. Beginning with the 2016-17 season, MDR will present its staged readings and other productions as the resident theater company of The Woodland, located at 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. MDR’s newly named staged reading series, “Theater at The Woodland,” […]

#EmployersThinkPink for breast cancer awareness

LEONIA, NJ — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this year Davis, Saperstein & Salomon is teaming up with the Betty Torricelli Institute for Breast Care at Hackensack University Medical Center to raise awareness like never before. Seven years ago, Annette B., a case manager at the law firm, was diagnosed with triple negative […]

Arts Unbound hosts Arts Accessible Festival in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Arts Unbound, in collaboration with Essex Junior Academy, a school in the Essex Regional Educational Services Commission, and Cedar Grove Superintendent Laurie Newell, will host Arts Accessible, a festival celebrating inclusion and the arts on Friday, Oct. 14. The festival unites New Jersey support coordination agencies, senior centers, and schools specializing […]

Craft beer tasting event to benefit the nonprofit Parks Foundation

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Essex County Parks Department invites the public to participate in “Ales N’ Tails Oktoberfest” at the Turtle Back Zoo. Visitors will be able to sample more than 50 craft beers during a festive evening benefiting the Essex County Parks Foundation. “Ales N’ Tails Oktoberfest” will be Saturday, Oct. 1, from […]

Manno to help students become ‘Renaissance men’

Manno brings his personal love of art to SOMSD students

Manno to help students become ‘Renaissance men’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood School District’s new supervisor of fine arts, James Manno, was approved for his position at the Aug. 22 Board of Education meeting, along with three other administrators. Strong community relationships and an emphasis on the importance of the arts are two tenets Manno plans to bring to the table. […]

Let’s get cooking with Bittman at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columnist and cookbook author Mark Bittman will be speaking and signing copies of his newest cookbook, “How To Bake Everything,” at Words Bookstore in Maplewood on Thursday, Oct. 6, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Bittman will be joined in conversation with food critic and writer Peter Meehan. Bittman is a former New York […]