Newark Academy teen actors welcome Cathy Renna

Newark Academy teen actors welcome Cathy Renna

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Newark Academy’s Arts Department presents “The Laramie Project” as this year’s fall drama on Nov. 1, 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. “The Laramie Project” is based on the true story of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student who, in October 1998, was beaten to death in Laramie, Wyo. The […]

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 […]

South Orange teen jazz musician earns large scholarship

South Orange teen jazz musician earns large scholarship

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Village resident Cosimo Fabrizio grew up in a multicultural home with an immigrant mother from Grenada and a father of Italian descent, and music served as the bridge between these two “very, very, very different” cultures, eventually leading him to be named a 2018 Davidson Fellow, he said. The Davidson Institute […]

Fischetti fired from Newark Academy for alleged CHS actions

Fischetti fired from Newark Academy for alleged CHS actions

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In the wake of South Orange-Maplewood School District suspending Columbia High School Athletic Director Larry Busichio, Newark Academy has fired its head baseball coach, Joe Fischetti, who was the CHS head baseball coach until 2017. Fischetti, among other CHS baseball coaching staff members, were not rehired as coaches for the spring 2017 […]

Young talent to take the stage in Paper Mill show

Young talent to take the stage in Paper Mill show

MONTCLAIR, NJ — More than 100 young performers will be taking the stage at Montclair State University’s Memorial Auditorium on July 27 and 28 as the Paper Mill Playhouse puts on its annual “New Voices” concert, the culmination of the theater’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory. The show has a new theme each year, and this […]

Montclair Film recognizes students for artistry

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Film recently announced the winners of the 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition, a program co-presented by Partners For Health Foundation that screens work by students in grades four through 12 from the Tri-State Area and beyond. This year, more than 90 films were submitted in three categories: Cinemaniacs for grades four through […]

Broadway legend Priscilla Lopez to spend week at Newark Academy

LIVINGSTON / MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Newark Academy arts department will welcome Tony Award-winning actress Priscilla Lopez as the 2016 Artist-in-Residence from Feb. 22 through 25. Lopez is best known for her part in the original production of “A Chorus Line” on Broadway, where she played the role of Diana Morales. She also won a Tony Award […]