Walsh Gallery presents 2 new exhibits

Walsh Gallery presents 2 new exhibits

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University presents two new exhibits: “Tom McGlynn: Standards,” a new series of paintings comprised of permutations of shape, color and the interplay of these elements; and “Gas Stop: Culture,” black and white photographs by renowned photographer David Freund. The opening reception for these exhibits will […]

Cali School gets grant to continue partnering with SOMSD

Cali School gets grant to continue partnering with SOMSD

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair State University John J. Cali School of Music’s Arts Institute Partnership Grant was renewed for a second year. The grant is designed to provide music lesson services to South Orange-Maplewood School District music students. Last year, South Orange-Maplewood School District’s fine arts department and Montclair State University embarked on one […]

‘Greasers’ and ‘Socs’ play out 50-year feud on WOHS stage

Classic novel comes to life on WOHS stage this weekend

‘Greasers’ and ‘Socs’ play out 50-year feud on WOHS stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Fifty-one years after the book hit shelves and 35 years after moviegoers headed to cinemas to see “The Outsiders,” West Orange High School thespians will take the stage to present the theater version of the classic teenage tale set in the 1960s. Set in Tulsa, Okla., in 1965, the story is […]

WO Chamber to hold annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon

WO Chamber to hold annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce invites the community to attend the annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 21, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. “You don’t want to miss the only event of the year that brings together the four […]

GOA students participate in pilot theater program

GOA students participate in pilot theater program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Last spring, the Educational Theatre Association selected 12, two-member teams for its Model Curriculum Framework Project. Jordan Herskowitz, Golda Och Academy’s Upper School dean of students and arts department chair, was chosen out of the more than 100 applicants for this prestigious program, which is supported by a grant from the […]

UPCWO presents ‘Love Letters’ this November

UPCWO presents ‘Love Letters’ this November

WEST ORANGE, NJ — United Presbyterian Church of West Orange, located at 20 Old Indian Road in West Orange, will present A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” starring Robert Pape and Cynthia Ross, on Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. each day. “Love Letters,” a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, centers […]

An artistic experience like no other at Platinum Art

A little drink, a little paint and a whole lot of creative fun

An artistic experience like no other at Platinum Art

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — You may think you are not an artist, but Platinum Art is going to prove you wrong. The family-owned business, located at 463 Valley St. in Maplewood, is an art class, a party and a creative outlet all wrapped into one spot. “Platinum Art is a creative art studio that provides your […]

West Orange ‘goes to the dogs’ at Barktober parade

Costume competition is ‘ruff’ at animal rescue fundraiser

West Orange ‘goes to the dogs’ at Barktober parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The inaugural “Barktober” Halloween parade brought nearly 60 dogs with their families to O’Connor Park to show off their Halloween costumes and raise money for the West Orange Animal Welfare League on Oct. 20, while also facing off to win the “Top Dog” prize. When residents began sharing photos of their […]