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2014-08-12 23:00:13

New exhibit explores planetary science through interactive multimedia and hands-on experiences. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 What exactly are asteroids, comets and meteorites, and where do they come from? What can they tell us about Earth and the origins of our Solar System? The Newark Museum’s upcoming exhibition Great Balls of Fire! Comets, Asteroids, Meteors explores recent discoveries and cutting-edge science relating to these incredible objects. It opens on October 1 and runs...

2014-04-29 12:30:52

Steve Adubato, Jr., Sandra King and Verizon to be honored; Ralph Izzo and Josh Weston serve as co-chairs; NEWARK, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, will host its first major benefit event at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Wednesday, May 28, at 6:00 pm. The benefit, co-chaired by Ralph Izzo (Chairman & CEO, PSE&G) and Josh Weston (Public Media NJ, Inc. chairman and former CEO, ADP) will honor two...

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...

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,...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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