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2014-08-21 08:24:17

Company reflects on business transformation milestones, looks ahead with confidence; NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company has organized a "Celebrate Newark Day" for employees to enable...

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...

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...

2010-05-17 11:45:00

Exquisite works illuminate historic view of our country PITTSBURGH, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The exhibition Small but Sublime: Intimate 19th-Century American Landscapes features 22 small-scale paintings and drawings by 18 American artists, which range from the realistic style of Hudson River School to the brilliantly colored canvases of the American Impressionists. The works, selected from the superb collection of the Newark Museum, provide an overview of the varied approaches to...

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...

2010-02-18 06:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Newark Comprehensive Center for Fathers ("Fathers Now") has teamed up with The Newark Museum and Gradygirl Productions to present the documentary premier of "Man Up: The Exploration of a Fatherless Nation" for FREE on Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:00pm at the Newark Museum auditorium. Fathers Now produced this FREE community program in an effort to encourage conversations that rebuild the bonds and responsibility of fatherhood in Newark. "It's necessary for...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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