Local poet publishes inaugural book, offers new voice

Local poet publishes inaugural book, offers new voice

WEST ORANGE / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School English teacher and South Orange resident Victor Alcindor recently made his entrance into the publishing world with the release of his first book, “Stand Mute.” The collection of poetry came out of Alcindor’s creative writing classes during his doctoral work at Drew University, when […]

Lots going on with the West Orange Arts Council

Lots going on with the West Orange Arts Council

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In a pop-up exhibit, local artist Amelia Panico will show “Book Arts and Beyond” at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, through Sunday, Aug. 26. She will hold a book arts demonstration on Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. “I am a photographer and a book artist,” […]

Le Pique Nique Wine & Music Festival

Le Pique Nique Wine & Music Festival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Le Pique Nique Wine & Music Festival will be Saturday, Aug. 25, from 2 to 9:30 p.m. at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, 4 Boland Drive in West Orange. For information, email info@lepiquenique.net or call 973-731-3113. Visit https://www.lepiquenique.net/tickets to purchase tickets.

Show your talents at the South Orange Library

Show your talents at the South Orange Library

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Public Library will hold a talent show for all ages and any talents on Monday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. at the library, 65 Scotland Road. Acts should be limited to five minutes; groups are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to winners in first, second and third places. Sign […]

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The awards were announced at the Arts Council’s 52nd annual meeting, held at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. “The New Jersey […]

16th annual Newstead 5K Race set for Sept. 15

16th annual Newstead 5K Race set for Sept. 15

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 650 runners and walkers of all ages are expected to participate in the 16th annual Achieve Foundation’s 2018 Newstead 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 15. Race time is 9 a.m., beginning at the South Mountain School Annex, 112 Glenview Road in South Orange. Presenting sponsor D&I Fitness will once […]

Go back to the ’80s and dance your butt off

Go back to the ’80s and dance your butt off

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Artist Collective will take you back in time with the Automatic ’80s Dance Party on Saturday, July 28, from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at The Burgdorff, 10 Durand Road in Maplewood. Come dressed up and ready to dance your butt off. This event includes a cash bar with beer and […]

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