Studio Montclair presents ‘State of the Art 2020’

Studio Montclair presents ‘State of the Art 2020’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Studio Montclair presents “State of the Art 2020” — its first virtual exhibit — available for viewing from July 1 onward. This online exhibit represents SMI’s efforts to continue promoting opportunities for viewing and/or purchasing the outstanding and diverse artwork of SMI members. A percentage of the sales of nearly 200 works […]

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ will offer live theater this summer

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present “Crazy Love!” — an entertaining double-bill of two different evenings of classic comedy comprising two short, outdoor productions — in early August 2020. The performances will alternate between “Verily, Madly Thine,” a delightful cornucopia of Shakespeare’s wittiest and silliest love scenes, and a […]

Dreamcatcher presents a virtual reading of ‘Ripcord’

Dreamcatcher presents a virtual reading of ‘Ripcord’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, the professional theater in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, presented a virtual reading of David Lindsay-Abaire’s play “Ripcord” for the Livingston Public Library on Zoom on Friday, July 17, at 1 p.m. The video will then be available through July 24. During the time of the coronavirus, professional […]

‘Brookside Cabaret’ continues outside Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has announced added performances of “Brookside Cabaret” after the successful launch of the cabaret on Saturdays at Paper Mill Playhouse’s Carriage House Restaurant at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House. Saturday evening performances have been extended through at least Labor Day, and performances have been scheduled on Thursday nights through […]

The show goes on for South Orange music teacher, students

The show goes on for South Orange music teacher, students

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The coronavirus didn’t stop cellist Marty Steinberg and students from his South Orange teaching studio from performing at their annual recital.  Because of the pandemic, the eight players and audience members wore masks and maintained social distance for the Fourth of July performance at the outdoor amphitheater at Marshall Elementary School, […]

Maplewood Rec is ready for camp season 2020 vintage-style

Maplewood Rec is ready for camp season 2020 vintage-style

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Kids Camp Maplewood is ready to keep children active and engaged, while remaining safe and socially distanced this summer. Kids Camp is available for youth entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Home base, as usual, will be DeHart Community Center and Park, but to complete the vintage vibe, campers will also enjoy Maplecrest […]

Luna Stage awarded NEA grant for ‘Voting Writes’ project

Luna Stage awarded NEA grant for ‘Voting Writes’ project

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage has been awarded an Art Works grant for $10,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts for its upcoming program “Secret Cities: Voting Writes,” a series of plays and songs investigating the roots of voter apathy and activation. This project is created in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation, […]

Newark student honored for art, essay on NJ’s rare wildlife

Newark student honored for art, essay on NJ’s rare wildlife

NEWARK, NJ — The nonprofit organization Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey is celebrating the winners of the 18th annual Species on the Edge Art and Essay Contest with an online art show throughout the month of June. The statewide educational contest is open to all fifth-graders and inspires students to explore wildlife and biology […]