Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Discover Jersey Arts — a project dedicated to increasing the awareness of and participation in the arts in New Jersey, and co-sponsored by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts — recently announced that voting in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards is under way. […]

Braugher and Pawk to star in SOPAC play

Braugher and Pawk to star in SOPAC play

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — American Theater Group’s world premiere production of “Tell Them I’m Still Young,” by Julia Doolittle, will be staged at the South Orange Performing Arts Center from Jan. 24 through Feb. 3. The cast includes two award-winning leading actors of stage, film and television. Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk portray a professor […]

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — One thing members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange prize is connection — to their synagogue and through the many ways in which TSTI brings its members together. One example is PrimeConnection, a group for adults in their prime of life that provides monthly opportunities to connect with peers at […]

SouthNEXT returns for 4th year

SouthNEXT returns for 4th year

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Each year SouthNEXT brings together local artists, speakers and performers to catalyze the kind of “creative collisions” that spark new ideas and inspire new solutions to some of the most pressing communal challenges of our times. Now in its fourth year, SouthNEXT ’18 kicks off Saturday, Nov. 10, with a full […]

Experts gather for groundbreaking symposium at JESPY

Experts gather for groundbreaking symposium at JESPY

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House, a nonprofit organization in South Orange that works to advance independence among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently presented a dynamic two-day symposium at South Orange Performing Arts Center titled “Aging in Place: Innovative Strategies to Support Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.” The event featured a who’s who of […]

Savor the Arts at SOPAC’s awards honors to local chefs

Savor the Arts at SOPAC’s awards honors to local chefs

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, Sept. 25, South Orange Performing Arts Center hosted a sold-out crowd for “Savor the Arts – An Evening of Culinary Adventure” in the Loft. Patrons mixed and mingled, as several food and beverage vendors displayed their Garden State farm-to-table wares. SOPAC topped the evening’s tastings with a chef slam […]

SOMA schools experience LUX Orchestra at SOPAC

SOMA schools experience LUX Orchestra at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Fourth-graders from the South Orange-Maplewood School District attended a performance of LUX Orchestra at South Orange Performing Arts Center as part of an arts education partnership developed between SOPAC’s Arts Education Division and SOMSD’s Fine Arts Department. With a clash of the cymbals and flash of light, LUX Orchestra dazzled the […]

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