Fundraising fun with the Strollers

Fundraising fun with the Strollers

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This month, the Strollers are ready to put the “fun” back in fundraising! The Maplewood-based troupe has announced that this year’s fundraiser will consist of back-to-back Saturday evening events: a classic bingo night on Saturday, Sept. 15, and a back-to-the-honky-tonk evening of line dancing on Saturday, Sept. 22. Both events will take […]

19th-century baseball game in South Orange

19th-century baseball game in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Department of Recreation is presenting a 19th-century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at noon on Cameron Field in South Orange. Part game, part show, part history lesson and all fun, the Flemington Neshanock team will play against local volunteers in barehanded baseball, wearing period uniforms and […]

South Orange teen jazz musician earns large scholarship

South Orange teen jazz musician earns large scholarship

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Village resident Cosimo Fabrizio grew up in a multicultural home with an immigrant mother from Grenada and a father of Italian descent, and music served as the bridge between these two “very, very, very different” cultures, eventually leading him to be named a 2018 Davidson Fellow, he said. The Davidson Institute […]

‘Pleasure and Terror en Plein Air’

‘Pleasure and Terror en Plein Air’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — “Pleasure and Terror en Plein Air” will run from Thursday, Sept. 13, through Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Pierro Gallery, 5 Baird St. in South Orange. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. and an artist talk on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 […]

Bloomfield Chorale seeks new members

Bloomfield Chorale seeks new members

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Chorale invites interested singers to join. All voice ranges are welcome — soprano, alto, tenor and bass. Weekly rehearsals are held on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 18, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bloomfield Civic Center, 2nd floor, 84 Broad St., Bloomfield. Those interested may drop in at any rehearsal […]

WSOU’s fall concert series set to rock New York City

WSOU’s fall concert series set to rock New York City

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Move over “rocktober.” WSOU 89.5 FM’s “Rotten Apple Fest” concert series will keep New York City headbanging from September through December. The concert series will feature established and rising heavy metal and hard rock bands, including Clutch, GWAR, Beartooth, Blessthefall, August Burns Red and more. The 11 concerts in the series […]

SOMS teacher takes a bow as work is nominated for Emmy

SOMS teacher takes a bow as work is nominated for Emmy

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Six diverse high school productions of the Disney musical “Mary Poppins” were the subject of “I Can’t, I Have Rehearsal,” the Emmy-nominated documentary film produced by South Orange Middle School teacher Frank Guastella. “I Can’t, I Have Rehearsal,” takes an in-depth look at how six different high schools across the state […]

Upcycle, recycle and go green at the West Orange Arts Center

Upcycle, recycle and go green at the West Orange Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council, in partnership with Luna Stage, presents “Upcycle, Recycle and Go Green Workshop and The Ocean Cleanup Viewing Party” on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. This multifaceted, interactive program is for all ages and includes […]

SOMAS fall catalogs just hit mailboxes

SOMAS fall catalogs just hit mailboxes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Back to school is not just for the children! Be on the lookout in your mailboxes for South Orange-Maplewood Adult School’s fall catalog, which features a trove of exciting classes, lectures and events. “We’ve taken time to really streamline our course listings, giving some classes a break and adding new classes to […]