LSO shows how a symphony is made in family show

LIVINGSTON, NJ — We’ve all heard Beethoven’s “Fifth Symphony” with its monumental opening four notes and enjoyed the captivating melodies from Bizet’s most enchanting opera “Carmen.” Yet how did these artists go about creating such lasting and memorable works of art? Visit “The Composer’s Toolbox,” this year’s Livingston Symphony Orchestra Family Concert, on Sunday, Jan. […]

Livingston Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Fall Fantasy’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Maestro Anthony LaGruth and the Livingston Symphony Orchestra will present “An Evening of Fantasy” on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Livingston High School Auditorium, 30 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston  The first performance in the orchestra’s 2017-2018 season, the concert features works from Rick Ippolito, John Barry and E. Humperdinck, […]

UNICO Carnival in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Get ready for four days of family-friendly fun at the UNICO Carnival, coming this September to The Shoppes at the Livingston Circle. This year’s event will take place Thursday, Sept. 14, and Friday, Sept. 15, from 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 17, […]

SOPAC gallery presents ‘Inspired Minds’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery in the South Orange Performing Arts Center presents “Inspired Minds,” a young artist exhibition featuring drawings, paintings and photography by gifted young artists from Essex County high schools. On view through Aug. 15 at SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, the selected works were juried […]

Freeholders honor Livingston women selected to represent Team USA

ORANGE, NJ — During a special presentation held at Orange Town Hall on Wednesday, May 24, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored Gayle Edelstein, Allison Edelstein and Jamie Schneck for being selected to represent Team USA in the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel this July. The Maccabiah is most notably referred to as […]

Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With courageous acting and a provocative script, a group of Essex County teens brought the issues of slut-shaming and sexual assault to the forefront. Against a multimedia backdrop at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange, “SLUT The Play,” written by Katie Cappiello, was presented by NCJW/Essex to a […]

LSO to perform with young artist

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Maestro Anthony LaGruth and the Livingston Symphony Orchestra will perform their season finale concert Saturday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. The fifth performance in the orchestra’s 2016-2017 season, the concert features their statewide Young Artist Concerto Competition winner, Asher Wulfman of West Orange, in a performance of Mendelssohn’s lyric Violin Concerto, Verdi’s […]