State Theatre NJ & Beasley Media Group Announce the Naming of State Theatre's Beasley Media Group Green Room
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey has announced the naming of its Green Room to the “Beasley Media Group Green Room” as part of the theater’s Next Stage Campaign. This naming commemorates Beasley Media Group’s commitment to the arts community and longtime support of State Theatre New Jersey, which is currently celebrating its 100th Anniversary Season.
Grunin Center Announces 2022-23 Season
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College has announced its new 2022-23 season, presenting a fantastic lineup of spectacular shows and special events. The new season is packed with music, family-friendly fun, award-winning drama, and exciting performances featuring artists from around the globe.
Monmouth County Fair To Take Place July 27-31
(FREEHOLD, NJ) -- Summer is here and brings with it the Monmouth County Fair. Held at East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold, the Monmouth County Fair runs Wednesday-Sunday, July 27-31. Packed with excitement, the Monmouth County Fair features live entertainment, 4-H shows & exhibits, the Park System's exhibit Trails, Trees and Tents of Turkey Swamp Park, opening night fireworks (weather permitting), and more.
Art House Cares Artist Grant Recipients Announced
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions has announced the ten Hudson County artists who will receive Art House Cares Grants. The artists include Samantha Benvissuto, Jasmin Casiano, Zhnai Davis, Benedicto Figueroa, Kent Jackman, Shiva Jlayer, Antonio Martez, Bryant Small, Elizabeth Weitzen, and Lisa Marie Zapata. This grant program is made possible by support from New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal Fund at the Princeton Area Community Foundation.
Princeton Public Library presents NJ Storytelling Network
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Members of the New Jersey Storytelling Network will present a program of stories Friday, July 8 at 6:00pm in Pettoranello Gardens at Community Park North, 20 Mountain Ave., Princeton. The family-friendly stories will reflect the theme of the Princeton Public Library’s Summer Reading programs: Oceans of Possibilities.
New Jersey State Council on the Arts and NJ Theatre Alliance Announce 2022 Cultural Access Award Recipients
New Jersey State Council on the Arts (“The Arts Council”) and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“The Alliance”), congratulate the 2022 Cultural Access Awards recipients with a day of learning and celebration on June 30, 2022.
State Theatre Joins New Jersey's Family First Discovery Pass Program
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey has announced its participation in the Families First Discovery Program with the support of Bank of America, starting in June 2022.
Newark Mayor Baraka Re-names Washington Park After Harriet Tubman and Launches Arts & Education District at the Park
(NEWARK, NJ) -- On June 20, 2022, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka hosted a ceremony to re-name Washington Park as Harriet Tubman Square and announce plans to create the Newark Arts and Education District, at the square, to mark Juneteenth. The mission of the new district will be to enhance the many downtown arts and educational institutions, galleries, parks, public art, and restaurants that contribute to the city's cultural legacy and inclusive economic development.
The Basie presents a Community Conversation With Dr. Cornel West
(RED BANK, NJ) -- The Count Basie Center for the Arts’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force, in conjunction with Horizon Blue cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Monmouth University’s Social Justice Academy and Intercultural Center, will host American philosopher, author and activist Dr. Cornel West on Thursday, September 15 at 7:00pm at the Count Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank.