Union County’s Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit showcases artists age 60 and older

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners presents the Union County 2021 Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit, showcasing 125 original works created by residents age 60 and older. The exhibit can be viewed on the Union County website at ucnj.org/senior-art. “The Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit provides senior artists in our […]

Lieutenant governor calls the Institute of Music for Children the ‘best-kept secret in New Jersey’ at ribbon-cutting event

Lieutenant governor calls the Institute of Music for Children the ‘best-kept secret in New Jersey’ at ribbon-cutting event

ELIZABETH, NJ — Imagine 2025 was a magical night under the stars in support of the nonprofit organization the Institute of Music for Children, with performances from the school’s students, speeches from state and local dignitaries, and a reception catered by the organization’s culinary program. The institute provides 1,000 underserved children with high-quality classes and […]

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Dennis Mackrel, assistant chairperson and professor of jazz studies at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, will teach a series of free in-person clinics at the New Jersey Youth Symphony. The program will run from October to April 2022. The NJYS artist-in-residence program is part of the organization’s […]

Upcoming events at the Union Public Library to close out October

UNION, NJ — Union Public Library has a lot of events coming up; register for all programs by going to https://uplnj.org/events/list/. For assistance or for more information, call 908-851-5450, ext. 3. • Meditation, every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Join Bindu Bhatt for a virtual meditation session. No experience necessary. Bhatt has practiced meditation for more […]

‘Year One’ deftly explores one family’s relationships in 1933 Germany

‘Year One’ deftly explores one family’s relationships in 1933 Germany

By Daniel Jackovino, Staff Writer UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional acting company in residence at Kean University, has resumed production after a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus with the staging of “Year One,” a 90-minute one-act play by Erik Gernand. The play was directed by Glen Ridge resident John Wooten. “Year One” is about the […]

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