‘Way of the Cross’ art show to open at St. George’s Episcopal Church

‘Way of the Cross’ art show to open at St. George’s Episcopal Church

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Two young New Jersey artists have revisited one of Christendom’s holiest events, seeking new ways of visualizing Jesus’ agonized walk along the “Way of the Cross” as he carried the cross to his own crucifixion. Their reinterpretations, in paint and in pyrography — images burned into wood, were commissioned by St. George’s […]

Millburn art gallery seeks to elevate the work of female artists

Millburn art gallery seeks to elevate the work of female artists

MILLBURN, NJ — Top-rated culinary chef Jesús Núñez has launched an innovative art gallery, showing primarily female artists. A show featuring artists Patti Samper and Connie Brown  will run from now through March 14. Samper and Brown’s contemporary art will be displayed at the J Nunez Gallery, 343 Millburn Ave. in Millburn. For more information, […]

Town-gown artistic initiatives beautify bloomfield Township

Town-gown artistic initiatives beautify bloomfield Township

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Pop-up art galleries and a springtime banner project are the latest town-gown initiatives between Bloomfield College and the Bloomfield Center Alliance, the business improvement district organization that manages the downtown Bloomfield business district on behalf of the township. “The Bloomfield Center Alliance has had a longstanding symbiotic relationship with Bloomfield College. The […]

West Orange HS boys step team wins first-place prize

West Orange HS boys step team wins first-place prize

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School AB-Salute boys step team kicked off the season with a first-place win at the Youth Step USA Brooklyn Borough Stepping Championship, held Jan. 14 at Boys and Girls High School, beating out seven New York contenders. Next up is the regional championship on Feb. 18 […]

Three original one-acts about desire, deceit, delusion to premier in Montclair

Three original one-acts about desire, deceit, delusion to premier in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Writer and director Francesco Paladino, of Bloomfield, will present the premier production of his three original one-acts at the Montclair Women’s Club, 82 Union St. in Montclair, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m. A modern-day mix of Hitchcock, Lynch and Fellini, the show is an immersive experience featuring three actors in […]

Essex Photo Club to hold four meetings in February

Essex Photo Club to hold four meetings in February

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex Photo Club will hold its first meeting of the month of February on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom for members and the public to listen to a presentation by Nic Stover on “Evaluating and Working with Light in Photography.” Stover is a professional photographer who focuses on […]

Luna Stage to perform ‘Torn Asunder’ this February

Luna Stage to perform ‘Torn Asunder’ this February

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage launches its 2023 season with Obie Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee Nikkole Salter’s “Torn Asunder,” a searing historical drama. Set in the years leading up to and immediately following emancipation, “Torn Asunder” is the story of a formerly enslaved woman’s quest to reunite with her husband and son. […]

Five West Orange High School students named to Region I Choir

Five West Orange High School students named to Region I Choir

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Five West Orange High School students who perform in the honors chamber choir were accepted into the Region I Choir following auditions during the weekend of Jan. 7.  James Tibang, Ezra Simon, Paige Palent, Elena Hause and Chris Pierre were selected from a large field of talented students across northern New […]