Seton Hall music ed. major conducts at festival

Community members invited to audition for Seton Hall choir

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Senior music education major Devin McGuire from Basking Ridge is returning to campus with quite the “What I did over summer vacation” story. Thanks to assistant professor and Choral Activities Director Jason Tramm, McGuire had the opportunity to conduct during the Spirituality and the Arts Concert at the Church of St. […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

Seton Hall alumnus returns for solo exhibition at Walsh Gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University’s Walsh Gallery welcomes alumnus Nyugen Smith for his solo exhibition “Of Matter and Memory.” The exhibition conflates the artist’s original artwork with objects from the university’s Department of Archives and Special Collections to recontextualize interpretations of these artifacts. Drawing heavily on his West Indian heritage, Nyugen is committed […]

Playin’ Around South Orange returns for 4th year

Masters in the musical and visual arts join forces for SOPAC-headed Playin’ Around SO initiative

Playin’ Around South Orange returns for 4th year

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and music and art were front and center as Playin’ Around South Orange returned for its fourth year, on Saturday, Aug. 27, bringing live music and art in the form of hand-painted pianos and outdoor performances to seven South Orange locations. The project, […]

‘The 280 Project’ at Luna Stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will host “The 280 Project,” staged readings of three commissioned short plays exploring the impact and legacy of Interstate 280 on this community, written by Andrea Clinton, Phoebe Farber and Doriane Leigh Swain, on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. Admission is free.

Maplewood celebrates Olympic fencer Muhammad

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The township of Maplewood will be celebrating Ibtihaj Muhammad, who won a bronze medal in fencing at the Olympics in Rio, on Saturday, Sept. 10, with a motorcade along Springfield Avenue and a parade through Maplewood Village. The parade will end at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, where Muhammad will […]

RSVP for Battin High School Class of ’56 reunion

ELIZABETH, NJ — Battin High School in Elizabeth will hold its 60th reunion for the Class of 1956 on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 12:30 p.m. at the APA Hotel, formerly the Woodbridge Hilton, in Metropark, at 120 S. Wood Ave. in Iselin. For more information and cost, contact Arlene Serpico Lospinoso at nonnal@aol.com or 732-671-4897, […]

Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

Arts Unbound provides support to marginalized groups

Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the artistic development and achievement of seniors and people with disabilities, is currently exhibiting select works by local senior artists Karen Bokert and Siegmund “Siggy” Joseph at the Dora Stern Gallery at 544 Freeman St. in Orange. The show, which opened Aug. 27, will run […]