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Newark Arts' Flashes of Genius Brings Out the Brightest Stars of Art, Film and Television in honor of Ellen Lambert

originally published: 04/03/2018

Newark Arts' Flashes of Genius Brings Out the Brightest Stars of  Art, Film and Television in honor of Ellen Lambert(NEWARK, NJ) -- Newark Arts will celebrate the outstanding life and career of Ellen Lambert, recently retired Chief Diversity Officer of PSEG, President of PSEG Foundation and Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship and Culture on April 11, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.  

Flashes of Genius: A Powerful Celebration of Ellen Lambert will transform the Great Hall at 15 Washington Street into a sculpture garden, featuring art by Lambert, select Newark artists, and a specially-commissioned energy-powered work by lighting artist Sunil Garg. The one-of-a-kind fundraising event for Newark Arts will highlight Lambert's career as an advocate for women, underserved populations, social investment and the arts.  Newark Arts’ fundraiser helps sustain the non-profit's efforts to support community-driven initiatives.

SPECIAL GUESTS: 

Kim Hawthorne, star of OWN’s hit show Greenleaf

Tobias Truvillion, star of BET’s new show In Contempt; FOX’s hit show Empire (“D Major”)

Ellen Lambert, Flashes of Genius Honoree; recently retired Chief Diversity Officer of PSEG

 

FEATURED ARTISTS

Ellen Lambert, "Ancestors" (1978), "Portrait" (1978), "Seasons" (1976)

Adrienne Wheeler, “In This We Trust” (2018)

Jerry Gant, “The Openess of Many” (2008)

Robert Lach, “Meadowlands Branch III” (2015)

Sunil Garg, “Quest For Light” (2018), “Seated Figure” (2018), “Collision” (2018)

Andrew Chiang and Nai-Ni Chen of Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Lynette Lashawn “A Seat In A Neon Garden” (2018)

Danielle Scott and All Stars Project of New Jersey “Centerpieces” (2018)

Kween Moore “PSEG Flashes of Genius Pop Up Portrait Studio”

Tamara Fleming Photography “PSEG Flashes of Genius Pop Up Portrait Studio” 

Armisey Smith, Curator

DJ Sienna Chanel

About Newark Arts (formerly Newark Arts Council): Newark Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which powers the arts to transform the lives of those who live in, work in, and visit Newark. The Council is the umbrella for the Newark Arts Education Roundtable (NAER) and is a partner with the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Development, Arts, and Tourism. The Council awards neighborhood grants through its ArtStart program, produces the Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival, and will oversee Newark’s Community Cultural Plan in 2017-2018. For more information, visit www.newarkarts.org.


 





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Saturday, Jan 25, 2020


MUSIC



WHISKEY CROSSING @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

An Evening with Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte and the Russ Kassoff Little Big Band @ The Avenel Performing Arts Center, Avenel - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

BRIAN WILSON: GREATEST HITS LIVE @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 8:00pm

Jim's Big Ego @ Hopewell Theater, Hopewell - 8:00pm

Brubeck Brothers Quartet @ Berrie Center for the Arts, Ramapo College of NJ, Mahwah - 8:00pm

Lunar New Year Celebration @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 7:30pm

The Sixties Show @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 8:00pm

Little River Band @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm

Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Winter 2020 Solo Electric @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 8:00pm

Ethical Brew presents: Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway "Deeper Than The Skin" @ Ethical Brew/Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County, NJ, Teaneck - 8:00pm

Shaky Show @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm






THEATRE


Pygmalion [#NotMyFairLady] @ Black Box Performing Arts Center, Englewood - 8:00pm

All Shook Up @ George Frey Center for Arts/Fair Lawn Community Center, Fair Lawn, NJ - 2:00pm and 7:00pm

The Diary of a Mother @ Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC), Hackensack - 7:00pm

RITZ KIDZ - The Pied Piper @ The Ritz Theatre, Haddon Twp - 10:00am and 1:00pm

Brighton Beach Memoirs @ Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

Class Act Performing Arts Studio Presents: #ThrowBackTheatre @ Hamilton Stage @ Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), Rahway - 2:00pm and 7:00pm


DANCE


Nai Ni Chen Chinese New Year Celebration, Year of the Golden Rat @ Victoria Theater @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 2:00pm


FILM


Toy Story 4 @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 2:00pm

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020 Screening @ Voorhees Hall #105, New Brunswick - 7:00pm

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