SouthNEXT returns this weekend with two timely themes

SouthNEXT returns this weekend with two timely themes

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — This weekend the SouthNEXT festival returns to the SOMA community with its “Creative Collision of Inspirational Ideas, Arts and Music.” SouthNEXT, New Jersey’s festival that explores people’s similarities by celebrating their differences, returns to the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way, on Saturday, Oct. 19, and to Seton Hall […]

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 […]

SouthNEXT Festival returns to South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Returning to South Orange, SouthNEXT, begins Friday, Oct. 6, with “KICKoff,” the annual three-floor cocktail party and creative extravaganza that fills the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way. Over the weekend, SouthNEXT expands to include a new outdoor venue in the heart of the village center, where tented pavilions […]

Creativity to take center stage at SouthNext

Creativity to take center stage at SouthNext

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Last year South Orange was host to South by South Orange, a “creative collision” of ideas, with approximately 700 people taking part in a diverse array of panels, concerts and other programming; this year that concept returns to the village with the SouthNext festival, though the 2016 edition will feature an […]

LUX kicks off SouthNext Festival

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — LUX will kick off the SouthNext Festival at South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange on Friday, June 17, at 6 p.m. LUX is an orchestra like no other, featuring the music of the Beastie Boys, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Bjork and more. LUX creates a symphonic clashing of styles in a […]

CCR launches video competition for SouthNext project

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The community is invited to bring SOMA’s diversity to the big screen through “My Story,” a video competition hosted by the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race. Residents of all ages are invited to produce two-minute video vignettes with their smartphone or tablet that feature the vibrant life and […]

SouthNext returns to village

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Like nuclear fusion, ideas can collide and create an explosion of something new born from separate components. Experimenting with the meeting and colliding of minds and ideas is at the heart of the second Create and Collide Festival: SouthNext, to be held at multiple venues in downtown South Orange, including the […]