‘…And The Beat Goes On’ for SOPAC fundraiser

‘…And The Beat Goes On’ for SOPAC fundraiser

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Despite the restrictions on in-person celebrations, SOPAC will present “…And The Beat Goes On,” an online celebration that promises to be fun and friend-raising as well as raising some much needed funds to help it sustain during this downtime. The event will be Saturday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7 p.m. […]

Montclair Orchestra announces fall season

Montclair Orchestra announces fall season

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Orchestra officially announced its fall season with plans to broadcast concerts from the South Orange Performing Arts Center in October and the Van Vleck House & Gardens in November. All concerts and programs will be available for virtual viewing. For more information, visit www.montclairorchestra.org. With arts organizations across the country […]

Luna Stage continues the Voting Writes Project

Luna Stage continues the Voting Writes Project

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage’s Voting Writes Project continues this month with world premiere plays, films, a concept album and a costume party. Luna commissioned these myriad interactive events to inspire civic engagement in the November 2020 election. All events are free and open to the public via interactive livestream on Luna Stage’s Facebook […]

SOPAC presents new series of virtual performances

SOPAC presents new series of virtual performances

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With most of New Jersey’s stages shuttered for the time being, the South Orange Performing Arts Center is taking performances directly to arts audiences through the magic of livestream. Starting Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays won’t be “must-watch” TV night, it will be “can’t miss what’s happening at SOPAC night!” […]

SOPAC presents virtual conversation with NY Times columnist, editor

SOPAC presents virtual conversation with NY Times columnist, editor

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center will present its first event of the 2020-21 season, “Independent Voices: An Evening with Bret Stephens,” moderated by Budd Mishkin. The event will be presented through Zoom technology online on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m.  Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who is acclaimed […]

West Orange guitarist pays tribute to the late great Vic Juris

West Orange guitarist pays tribute to the late great Vic Juris

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The jazz world is anchored by people like the late guitarist Vic Juris, musicians who possess such talent they can be counted on to seamlessly lead or support sessions of all sorts. Throughout his career, Juris played with funky organists, boppish horn players, and even the ultra-modern saxophonist David Liebman, who […]

Virtual gallery reaches beyond walls of SOPAC

Virtual gallery reaches beyond walls of SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Herb + Milly Iris Gallery at the South Orange Performing Arts Center has added a new show, along with a new way to view it. Responding to the need to reach beyond the walls of the building, “INSPIRING MINDS: Art Educators Exhibition” is now on display virtually at www.sopacnow.org/gallery-virtual-exhibition. Works […]

SOPAC launches fundraising campaign

SOPAC launches fundraising campaign

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As the impact of the coronavirus is felt throughout the region, nonprofit arts centers are turning to the community to help sustain them through the months ahead. The South Orange Performing Arts Center has launched an emergency fundraising campaign championed by its board of governors, who raised $30,000 from their ranks […]

SOPAC lights up marquee with Beatles message of love

SOPAC lights up marquee with Beatles message of love

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Joining several theaters across the country in a musical message of joy, South Orange Performing Arts Center recently posted the title of the Beatles’ iconic hit song “All You Need Is Love” on its marquee. The performing arts center was looking for ways to communicate with patrons in the area during […]

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