Essex County cleans up 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

Essex County cleans up 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — JerseyArts.com has tallied the results from the nearly 14,000 ballots cast in the 2019 People’s Choice Awards and Essex County organizations and venues overwhelmingly came out on top, especially in Montclair. In fact, of the 19 categories, only two winners weren’t from Essex County. New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark […]

WOHS Dance performs ‘Diverse Voices’

WOHS Dance performs ‘Diverse Voices’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the second year, the West Orange High School dance program highlighted the talents of students in a variety of dance forms and styles at the “Diverse Voices” performance on Feb. 21. The dance program has grown into a full four-year program under the leadership of teacher Melissa Sande, and students […]

Walsh Gallery to host panel discussion art and science

Walsh Gallery to host panel discussion art and science

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University will host a panel discussion on art-science dialogues in the 21st century on Friday, March 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. The panel discussion is an interdisciplinary program in association with the “Strange Attractors” exhibition. It explores the intersection of art and science in […]

Winter concert with Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra

Winter concert with Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Music director Israel “Buzz” Herman will conduct the Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra in its second concert of the 2018-2019 season on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. with a program that will include the Symphony No. 1 in D minor of Charles Gounod, “Somerset Rhapsody” of Gustav Holst and the Viola Concerto in […]

Rent Party lineup brings some big voices

Rent Party lineup brings some big voices

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Rent Party, the area nonprofit that works to combat hunger in the South Orange-Maplewood community, holds monthly concerts at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Admission is charged and all proceeds go to help fight hunger. On Friday, March 8, at 8 p.m., hear Shemekia Copeland, with special guests Shark Hat, […]

Grammar school students ‘Speak Out’ at library event

Grammar school students ‘Speak Out’ at library event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 9, Maplewood Memorial Library hosted the fourth annual “Kids Speak Out,” an event held during Black History Month that showcases the work of South Orange-Maplewood School District elementary school students. This event encourages students to express themselves through spoken word, poetry and art to celebrate Black History Month. Poetry […]

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — SOPAC has launched MEMBERSHIP 2020, a membership drive with the goal of doubling SOPAC’s household membership by the end of 2020. As part of the launch SOPAC has introduced a brand-new membership program, featuring added member benefits and levels, providing members with the opportunity to customize their SOPAC experience and reap […]

Mountaineer Master Chef Competition coming to WOHS

Mountaineer Master Chef Competition coming to WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Tarnoff cafeteria will once again be the setting for the popular “Master Chef Competition” on Friday, March 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. The fundraiser for the Principal’s Scholarship Fund will feature teams of community members, local elected officials, Sodexo chefs and West Orange High School culinary […]

WO filmmaker selected for Garden State Film Festival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Garden State Film Festival announced Feb. 11 that the film “Daydreamer,” produced and with music by West Orange resident Michael Vignola, and directed by Timothy Parsons, will screen at the 2019 Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park. “Daydreamer” follows a young man’s journey as he relentlessly searches for creative […]

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