SOMA residents celebrate varied cultures at XRootsFest

SOMA residents celebrate varied cultures at XRootsFest

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race celebrated its 20th anniversary in the two towns and the many cultures here with XRootsFest at Flood’s Hill on July 16. The festival included art performances featuring many different cultures, booths selling handmade crafts that reflected the heritages of the vendors, and a zone for […]

Town teen to appear in Paper Mill’s ‘New Voices’

Town teen to appear in Paper Mill’s ‘New Voices’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ  — Bloomfield resident Ellie Kallay, 16, will again be performing in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of “New Voices.” The annual midsummer show, which is the culmination of the summer musical-theater conservatory program at the Paper Mill, features the singing and dancing ability of 120 performers, ages 10 to 18. The theme of the […]

Arts Council to present West Orange artist

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present artist Deneise Smith at a reception on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at the West Orange Public Library, where her work will be on display beginning Aug. 8. smith is a photographer and painter.

Third annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival to be July 30

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The third annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 30, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with games at Seton Hall Prep’s Kelly Athletic Center at 120 Northfield Ave. in West Orange; and a barbecue and refreshments at the Shillelagh Club at 648 Prospect Ave. in West Orange. […]

CCR to celebrate 20 years in the community

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will celebrate its 20th anniversary at its annual dinner on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at The Woodland in Maplewood. Great food, live music, a fun auction and more will make this evening — “Celebrating Integration: Many Voices-One Community” — special. More details will […]