EC Summer Players Orchestra to put on Aug. 4 free concert

EC Summer Players Orchestra to put on Aug. 4 free concert

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Essex County Summer Players Orchestra will have its 19th annual free summer  concert on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. at Livingston High School, 30 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston. Nate White will lead the orchestra in playing the music of Otto Nicolai, Hubert Parry and Antonin Dvorak.  The orchestra consists of members […]

Time-traveling twins from Newark get their start in WO

Time-traveling twins from Newark get their start in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alexa and Beni Ventura are time traveling through other dimensions to save the history and culture of Puerto Rico, and they’re only 12 years old. The twins from Newark are fictional characters created by Dania Ramos, a Bloomfield resident and writer, director and producer. She, along with producer, sound designer and […]

Students stay engaged at Bloomfield Summer Arts

Students stay engaged at Bloomfield Summer Arts

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — During the past month, township children joined by local kids, enjoyed the 42nd year of the Bloomfield Summer Arts Workshop currently winding down in Bloomfield Middle School classrooms. The curriculum is under the direction of Jennifer Khoury, the fine and performing arts supervisor for the school district. More than 140 children attended […]

Three West Orange students perform in ‘Luna’

Three West Orange students perform in ‘Luna’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three young people from West Orange participated in the selective StudioLuna Summer Performance Conservatory and are being featured in the conservatory’s production of Ramon Esquivel’s “Luna.” West Orange students Giancarlo Minervino, Sundiata Cooper-Caraballo and Simone Dalencourt are being featured in the family-friendly, bilingual play in Spanish and English, which concludes its […]

Grant funds cabaret performances for seniors

Grant funds cabaret performances for seniors

SUMMIT, NJ — Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, the professional theater in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, has received a grant from the Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement that will enable them to present eight free performances of their touring cabaret for area seniors. Dreamcatcher singers Laura Ekstrand of Livingston, Vanessa Parvin of Maplewood and […]

WOAC presents ‘Street Art at the Market’

WOAC presents ‘Street Art at the Market’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council, in collaboration with the West Orange Farmers Market and Downtown West Orange Alliance, presents “Street Art at the Market,” a community chalking activity on Saturday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 80 Main St. The community is invited to participate or watch the […]