Downtown Thursdays in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Downtown West Orange Alliance will host Downtown Thursdays throughout the summer, drawing people to different sections of the town’s downtown business district with live music concerts. Concerts are each Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Downtown Thursdays will be at Eagle Rock on Aug. 8; Tory Corner on July 18 and […]

Young local artist is featured in his second solo show

Romanaux explores color and skulls in his artwork

Young local artist is featured in his second solo show

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Austin Romanaux is only 20 years old, but he’s already in the midst of his second solo art show, currently on display at the Grover House Gallery in Caldwell. The Maplewood native is a painter whose work has been shown in galleries since 2015, including at the South Orange Performing Arts Center. […]

‘Introspection’ at WO Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Center will present Rosario D’Rivera’s “Introspection,” a show examining one’s own consciousness, thoughts and feelings. The process relies exclusively on observation of one’s mental state, while in a spiritual context, it may refer to the examination of one’s soul. The exhibit will run from April 1 to […]

Acclaimed jazz musician Emmet Cohen at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Sunday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m., at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston, TBA Prime Time will present “Jews and All That Jazz,” featuring acclaimed jazz pianist Emmet Cohen, a native of Montclair. This program will also celebrate Rabbi Clifford Kulwin’s 20 years at TBA. A powerful and […]

Winter concert with Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Music director Israel “Buzz” Herman will conduct the Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra in its second concert of the 2018-2019 season on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. with a program that will include the Symphony No. 1 in D minor of Charles Gounod, “Somerset Rhapsody” of Gustav Holst and the Viola Concerto in […]

Rent Party lineup brings some big voices

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Rent Party, the area nonprofit that works to combat hunger in the South Orange-Maplewood community, holds monthly concerts at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Admission is charged and all proceeds go to help fight hunger. On Friday, March 8, at 8 p.m., hear Shemekia Copeland, with special guests Shark Hat, […]

Grammar school students ‘Speak Out’ at library event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 9, Maplewood Memorial Library hosted the fourth annual “Kids Speak Out,” an event held during Black History Month that showcases the work of South Orange-Maplewood School District elementary school students. This event encourages students to express themselves through spoken word, poetry and art to celebrate Black History Month. Poetry […]

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — SOPAC has launched MEMBERSHIP 2020, a membership drive with the goal of doubling SOPAC’s household membership by the end of 2020. As part of the launch SOPAC has introduced a brand-new membership program, featuring added member benefits and levels, providing members with the opportunity to customize their SOPAC experience and reap […]