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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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Event calendar
Sunday, May 19, 2019


MUSIC

Believe: A Fundraiser Benefit for Marilyn's Place @ House of Independents, Asbury Park - 4:00pm

Tash Sultana @ The Stone Pony Summer Stage, Asbury Park - 6:00pm

Will Martin Sings Dean Martin @ Avenel Performing Arts Center, Avenel - 3:00pm

MICHAEL BOLTON @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 7:00pm

Band Together for Veterans @ Bar Anticipation, Lake Como - 1:00pm

ART OF THE DOUBLE CONCERTO - NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick - 3:00pm

Carmina Burana New Jersey Youth Symphony 40th Anniversary Concert @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 3:00pm

Derek Bermel's Mango Suite @ Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton - 4:00pm

Laurie Berkner, Solo @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 3:00pm

Grace Morrison at Riverside!! @ Riverside Rhythm & Rhyme, Succasunna - 4:00pm

The Bronx Wanderers @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 5:00pm and 8:00pm







THEATRE

Frost/Nixon @ Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake - 2:00pm

Surfing My DNA @ New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch - 2:00pm

Camelot @ Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan - 3:00pm

She Loves Me! @ The Summit Playhouse, Summit - 2:00pm

Morir Sonyando @ Passage Theatre Company, Trenton - 3:00pm

Rapunzel @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 1:30pm and 3:30pm

MET Encore: Dialogues des Carmelites @ Pollak Theatre @ Monmouth University, West Long Branch - 1:00pm


DANCE

Roxey Ballet Presents Cinderella @ The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater, Ewing - 2:00pm

Kick Dance Studios presents I LOVE the 90s @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 1:00pm


KIDS

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY @ Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook - 2:00pm

Double Dare Live @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 1:00pm and 7:00pm


SPIRITUAL

Transform Your Thoughts & Heal Yourself Spiritually @ 10 Colonial Court, Hainesport, NJ 08036, Hainesport - 1:30pm

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