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NEWARK CELEBRATION 350 KICKS OFF YEAR-LONG JUBILEE

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NEWARK CELEBRATION 350 KICKS OFF YEAR-LONG JUBILEE WITH CITYWIDE EXTRAVAGANZA HONORING THE LEGACY OF THE REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOST OF NEW ARTS, EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS ADDED TO NC 350’S LINEUP OF OVER 150 OFFERINGS HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE ...

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Market on Market

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Market on Market Life imitates art at Gallery Aferro. Photos by Daryl Stone Kayla Listrano started with Spangle Pop, moved onto Hello, Beautiful and continued “with the fish!” That is, the cleverly composed colorful cubes of art created by a ...

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Gateway II Beautiful

Gateway II Beautiful A new studio complex is reshaping the arts in Newark By Leigh Sorensen In recent weeks, a group of artists have joined the 30,000 people who walk daily from the upper level of Newark’s Pennsylvania Station across ...

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A Century of Sinatra

A Century of Sinatra Night and Day with WBGO’s Champions of Jazz By Andy Clurfeld It’s quarter to 3:00, and there are quite a few people in the place preparing for the night’s festivities, a high-toned, raise-the-rafters bash that will ...

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Events Summer 2015

June WHO: Keith Sweat & Brian McKnight WHAT: Live On Stage WHEN: Fri. 6/12 • 8:00 PM WHERE: NJPAC/Prudential Hall R&B singer-songwriters Keith Sweat and Brian McKnight join forces on the Prudential Hall stage. Sweat has released five albums, starting ...

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Change Scenery – Summer 2015

June WHO: Michael Jackson WHAT: Invincible: A Glorious Tribute WHEN: Sat. 6/13 • 8:00 PM WHERE: NJPAC/Prudential Hall The #1 tribute show dedicated to the King of Pop, Invincible honors this phenomenal talent from his early days in the Jackson ...

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Rule Makers

Rule Makers Every day’s a good day for Newark’s resident documentarians By Teja Anderson Indie filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno have made Newark their home for many years. They are passionate storytellers and key players in the city’s rebirth. Known ...

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If You Build It, They Will Come

If You Build It, They Will Come Gallery Aferro’s ambitious 2015 expansion promises to transform the Newark arts scene By Andy Clurfeld Photography by Daryl Stone The young and the seasoned, the jeweled and the erudite, museum curators and artists ...

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In My Father’s Footsteps

In My Father’s Footsteps By Barry Lenson I’m walking down Halsey Street, wondering what kind of day it was back in 1936 when my father, Michael Lenson, first set foot in Newark and walked past these buildings. I don’t know ...

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Paris on the Passaic

Paris on the Passaic Fine art is finding a foothold in Brick City By Andy Clurfeld The walls, the floors, the ceilings of Matthew Enger’s vast studio are alive with images of things past, present and somewhere in between. There ...

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