Midtown Direct Rep announces new partnership, moves to The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Midtown Direct Rep recently announced a new partnership with the township of Maplewood. Beginning with the 2016-17 season, MDR will present its staged readings and other productions as the resident theater company of The Woodland, located at 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. MDR’s newly named staged reading series, “Theater at The Woodland,” […]

Pierro Gallery explores influence of Egyptian culture on today’s artists

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Civilizations may come and go, but ancient Egyptian culture, one of the earliest and greatest, has left an indelible impression throughout world history. HaGar AbdelRahman and John Branigan, guest curators in association with the master’s of arts program in museum professions at Seton Hall University explore the influence of ancient Egyptian […]

Apply to design a piano for Playin’ Around South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center is accepting applications for the 2016 Playin’ Around South Orange public art project. SOPAC, in cooperation with other community partners, is seeking local artists/teams to paint pianos for a public art project. The artists will be required to paint the piano in/around SOPAC or an […]

South Orange pool to open Memorial Day weekend

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Community Pool will open on Saturday, May 28, for Memorial Day weekend, with hours from noon to 8 p.m. The pool will then be open weekends-only until Saturday, June 25, when regular season hours begin. For a complete schedule, please see the pool’s Web page at http://www.southorange.org/475/Pool. Swim […]

Two Towns Triathlon returns

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The third annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids will be Saturday, June 18. This community event is sponsored by the South Orange and Maplewood departments of recreation and cultural affairs. Entrants must be residents of either South Orange or Maplewood and be between the ages of 7 and 14 […]