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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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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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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka At one time or another, we have all said “yes” to a job offer everyone else thought we were crazy to even consider. Ras Baraka actually ran for his and, against formidable odds, won. His term ...

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20 Not-So-Great Moments from 2014

20 Not-So-Great Moments from 2014 By Ty Boatman A study released this past July ranked New Jersey as the fourth-smartest state in the country. We placed high is education level, income, IQ and standardized test scores. Researchers employed a wide ...

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West Market Miracle

West Market Miracle Bethany Baptist plays a different kind of “soul” music By Andy Clurfeld We are back!” exclaims Barbara Roberts, standing steps from the altar at Bethany Baptist Church on this take of a “First Night” in Newark. “Welcome, ...

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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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Holiday Road – Best of the Brick

Ferry Street in the Ironbound is a shop-til-you-drop paradise… if you know where to go By Andy Clurfeld Photography by Daryl Stone Forget duty-free. Bag the idea of squandering precious vacation time loading up on holiday gifts. Save a buck ...

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An Enduring Community

An Enduring Community There’s more than meets the eye at JCC Metrowest By Ty Boatman All photos courtesy of JCC Metrowest The word “epicenter” may be somewhat of an overreach when characterizing JCC Metrowest, but not to the 50,000 people ...

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City Historian; DR. Clement Price

City Historian; DR. Clement Price SPEAKING OF NEWARK… As Newark calculates the course of its urban renaissance, it will require money, courage, innovative thinking, boots-on-the-ground experience and a level of personal and institutional commitment that few American cities have ever ...

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