Luna Stage announces its 2016-2017 season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage recently announced that its 24th season will include three world premieres of new plays, two of which have been commissioned for the theater, and a fun twist on a timeless holiday classic. The 2016-2017 season line up includes the world premiere of “King of the Mountains,” by Ben Clawson; […]

North Jersey Pride is back with month of events

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — North Jersey Pride, the nonprofit dedicated to promoting quality, acceptance, and respect for LGBTQ youth and families in New Jersey, returns to Memorial Park in Maplewood on Sunday, June 12, with an outstanding lineup of national and local talent, featuring rising star singer/songwriter Parson James, Samantha Marie Ware and RANGE A Cappella. Scott […]

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IRVINGTON, NJ — Adenah Bayoh, owner of the International House of Pancakes in Irvington, was a featured guest speaker on Thursday, May 26, at the second annual Women’s Symposium organized by My Sister’s Keeper at the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in downtown Newark. “That was exciting,” said Bayoh on Tuesday, May 31. “I […]

‘Cantors Sing the Blues’ in concert at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Cantors Rebecca Moses and Joan Finn of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange will perform a concert of jazz, blues and American standards on Thursday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. The “Cantors Sing the Blues” event is sponsored by TSTI’s Women’s Connection, a multi-generational group of women synagogue members who come […]

Essex County Open House returns

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 14th annual Essex County Open House at Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange, will be Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The carnival-like event, which includes free admission to the zoo, combines games and activities to entertain and provide information to raise public awareness […]

County residents excel at music competition

EAST HANOVER, NJ — Students of the Calderone School of Music performed at the 2016 Annual Mid Atlantic Music Teachers Guild Festival and Competition. Students who sing or play solo piano, violin, guitar, woodwinds, brass, duets and bands with any combination of instruments, and percussion, compete with other students within their age group and according […]