Local venues nominated for arts awards

BURLINGTON, NJ — The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently opened the polls for the 2018 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. Celebrating the extraordinary work of New Jersey’s vital, vibrant and diverse cultural community for 10 years, the contest invites arts lovers to lend their support for their favorite […]

WOAC features two new exhibits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will host two new exhibitions — “Invasion,” featuring new collages by Lisa Suss, and “Mind’s Eye,” featuring paintings by Carol Black-Lemon — as part of its Welcome to the West Orange Arts Center 2018 programming. The opening reception will be Saturday, Jan. 13, from 1 to […]

‘Razorhurst’ comes to the Luna stage this February

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “Razorhurst,” a new musical commissioned by Luna Stage, will open Feb. 1 as the second show in Luna’s 25th anniversary season. Directed by Artistic Director Cheryl Katz with book and lyrics by Kate Mulley and music by Andy Peterson, “Razorhurst” tells the tale of Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine, two violent […]

SoloFest at Luna Stage this December

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For two weeks this December, Luna Stage will present five extraordinary solo performances from five singular New Jersey artists. There is something for everyone. Ami Brabson will perform “Phenomenal Woman,” a musical celebration of extraordinary black women, on Friday, Dec. 8, at 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, Dec. 10, at […]

Luna Stage promotes creativity

WEST ORANGE, NJ — BARDBEATZ, developed by Luna Stage and Valley Arts, is a program to promote creative writing, poetry and “the art of the word.” Luna Stage is a professional equity theater located in The Valley Arts District and member of the NJ Theatre Alliance. BARDBEATZ first annual Poetry Fest is scheduled for Sunday, […]

‘Earth, Wind & Wonder’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Don Braden will present jazz arrangements of music by Earth Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder on Sunday, April 30, at 7 p.m. at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange. Admission is charged. For more information, visit www.lunastage.org or call 973-395-5551.