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2012-12-21 05:04:24

Newark Museum Exhibition Examines Connections Between African Art, Cultural Astronomy. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 African Cosmos: Stellar Arts, the first major exhibition exploring the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with traditional and contemporary African arts, will debut at the Newark Museum February 27. Featuring more than 70 outstanding works of art from throughout the African continent, African Cosmos: Stellar Arts considers how the...

2012-10-05 06:23:36

North America's Largest Poetry Festival Includes Readings, Performances, and Conversations By Dozens of the Leading, International Voices in Contemporary Poetry, Including: U.S. Poets Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-Winners Philip Levine and Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize-Winner C. K. Williams, National Book Award Winners Nikky Finney and Terrance Hayes, Chilean National Literature Prize winner Raul Zarita, Ireland's Most Honored Woman Poet Eavan Boland, California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe...

2012-07-25 06:21:14

NEWARK, N.J., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG has renewed the lease on the well-known building in downtown Newark that houses its corporate headquarters, reaffirming its commitment to New Jersey and its desire to invest in energy efficiency. With its new 15-year lease, PSEG will call the landmark building at 80 Park Plaza home through the year 2030. PSEG has called Newark home for more than a century. While this is not the first building in the city the company has occupied, the 26-story...

2011-04-14 11:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced today the appointment of John Schreiber as its new President and CEO, effective July 1st. Schreiber currently serves as Executive Vice President, Social Action & Advocacy for Participant Media, a Los Angeles-based global entertainment company specializing in socially-relevant documentary and non-documentary feature films, television, publishing and...

2010-10-15 11:05:00

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Founding President and CEO of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Lawrence P. Goldman, announced today that he will be stepping down at the end of the fiscal year (June 30, 2011) after twenty-two years at the helm of the nation's sixth largest performing arts center in Newark, New Jersey. Goldman will assume the presidency of the newly created NJPAC Development Corporation, which will be responsible for advancing NJPAC's real estate...

2010-09-16 10:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy Award and Golden Globe Award-winner, American Idol superstar and Soul Train's 'Entertainer of the Year,' Jennifer Hudson brings her soaring vocals to the Women's Association of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's annual Spotlight Gala, the largest and most eagerly anticipated nonprofit fundraising event in the State of New Jersey, on Saturday, October 2, 2010. New this year, there are multiple ways for patrons to take part in...

2010-09-07 10:00:00

20,000 expected to attend a Poetry Village to be established in Newark NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest and most renowned poetry event in North America, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation's 13th Biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, will be hosted this year by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and the City of Newark. The Festival is expected to attract an audience of more than 20,000 people nationally and internationally. The Dodge Foundation will also...

2010-05-05 10:30:00

$38M NJEDA URBAN TRANSIT TAX HUB CREDIT AWARDED TO PROJECT SEEN AS INFLUENTIAL CATALYST IN ONGOING REVITALIZATION OF DOWNTOWN NEWARK WILL BE NEWARK'S TALLEST BUILDING NEWARK, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 5th at 11:00am, Dranoff Properties, in conjunction with The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and the City of Newark, unveiled their plans for the development of One Theater Square. Located adjacent to NJPAC, the 1.2 acre site will become a forty-four story,...

2010-04-19 14:53:00

Biennial event to feature MORE THAN three dozen renowned poets, including four U.S. Poets Laureate, Pulitzer Prize winners, and other acclaimed, award-winning and widely-published poets Tickets go on sale Friday, April 23rd Expected to attract 20,000 to NJPAC and other Newark venues NEWARK, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Thursday, October 7 through Sunday, October 10, the City of Newark and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) will host the largest poetry event in...

2009-12-17 16:00:00

Arthur F. Ryan to Step Down After 10 Years in Leadership Role, Becoming Chairman Emeritus Four New Directors Selected for Arts Center Board NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthur F. Ryan, a longtime member of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Board of Directors, its co-chair since June 1999 and chairman since January 2008, has announced he is stepping down as Board chairman effective immediately. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield President and CEO William J....