WOHS Senior Night recognizes students, highlights music program

WOHS Senior Night recognizes students, highlights music program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Senior Night on Oct. 12 recognized Class of 2019 fall athletes while the annual District Band Night welcomed students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools to play with the Marching Mountaineers. Athletes from the football, girls’ volleyball, cheerleading, marching band, cross-country, boys’ soccer and girls’ soccer […]

CHS students attend Sphinx Virtuosi concert

CHS students attend Sphinx Virtuosi concert

NEW YORK CITY — On Thursday, Oct. 11, students from Columbia High School traveled to Carnegie Hall for the 11th annual Sphinx Virtuosi concert. The Sphinx Virtuosi, a self-conducted ensemble of top black and Latinx soloists, annually tours nationwide to reach new audiences with diverse programming. This year’s program, “Music Without Borders,” illuminated works by […]

Muckers’ Ball ‘dances through the decades’

Annual event celebrates Edison’s workers while supporting the national historical park financially

Muckers’ Ball ‘dances through the decades’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents time-traveled from the 1890s all the way through present day at the fifth annual Muckers’ Ball at Thomas Edison National Historical Park on Oct. 6, in an evening that celebrated Edison’s researchers while raising funds for the park. Hosted by the Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park, the theme […]

Halloween Gala at Colgate Park

Halloween Gala at Colgate Park

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Recreation will host a Halloween Gala on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Colgate Park. A goblin parade and costume contest will commence at 6 p.m.; the contest will have five ages groups: toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary school and adults. From 7 to 9 p.m., enjoy […]

Piano teachers take their turn on stage at SOMA recital

Piano teachers take their turn on stage at SOMA recital

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Instead of sitting next to a student learning scales, the piano teachers of Maplewood and South Orange gathered at DeHart Community Center to take a turn in the spotlight on Oct. 7, performing in “Teachers’ Turn,” a recital featuring just the piano teachers. Put on by the Piano Teachers’ Collective and Maplewood […]

Newark Academy gallery to feature work of Jordan Matter

Newark Academy gallery to feature work of Jordan Matter

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The David Teiger ’47 Gallery for the Studio Arts at Newark Academy will feature the work of Jordan Matter, portrait and dance photographer and author of New York Times bestseller “Dancers Among Us.” Matter will share many of the pieces from this series in the form of large, luminous prints that capture […]

‘Broadway Night’ concert returns to WOHS on Oct. 17

‘Broadway Night’ concert returns to WOHS on Oct. 17

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Glee Choir will hold its second “Broadway Night” concert on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in the WOHS Tarnoff Cafeteria. Last year’s inaugural program received rave reviews from all who attended, and this year’s concert will offer more exciting performances from the talented students in […]

Savor the Arts at SOPAC’s awards honors to local chefs

Savor the Arts at SOPAC’s awards honors to local chefs

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, Sept. 25, South Orange Performing Arts Center hosted a sold-out crowd for “Savor the Arts – An Evening of Culinary Adventure” in the Loft. Patrons mixed and mingled, as several food and beverage vendors displayed their Garden State farm-to-table wares. SOPAC topped the evening’s tastings with a chef slam […]

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