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Spotlight Gala 2017: Celebrating NJPAC’s 20th Anniversary Season

njpac@20 Featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Michael Feinstein, Savion Glover, Paquito D’Rivera, India, James Monroe Iglehart, Cécile McLorin Salvant, NJSO, Christian McBride and his Big Band and more! About the Event: NJPAC Spotlight Gala 2017 kicks off NJPAC’s 20th Anniversary Season and benefits NJPAC …

Arts & Culture

It’s The Sooooounds…of The City: NJPAC’s Summertime Series is Here!


NJPAC’s Sounds of the City, the annual tradition of free outdoor concerts on downtown Newark’s doorstep has returned for another season! Affectionately known as “Sounds,” the steamy kick-off featured DJ Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue, an annual favorite, who got the crowd of over 3,000 on their …

We Love

We Love Ashley Graham!


  We love model, body activist and entrepreneur Ashley Graham SO much…we invited her to our Spring Luncheon & Auction on May 3 as our keynote speaker. You know…THE Ashley Graham…the cover model on Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit edition 2016, and Maxim’s April 2016 issue, and on GLAMOUR’s spring special edition 2016?!? …

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FLOTUS is First Guest-Editor MORE Magazine

Gina Partite, WA Summer 2015 Intern reads for inspiration. MORE Magazine welcomed First Lady Michele Obama as their very FIRST guest-editor, or more appropriately, Inspirer-in-Chief, as More Editor-in-Chief Lesley Jane Seymour coined.   To put frankly, The First Lady pretty much killed it as she spoke out about …

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Serengeti Notes


  Marcia Wilson Brown, Esq., WA Trustee pays tribute. I was born in the country where we walked barefoot and always said “hello” to strangers and friends alike. I had two parents who loved me and my brothers and sisters the best they could. They gave …

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Show Cakes


Beverly Baker, WA Trustee, talks cake. After hearing everyone at the table say “no, thank you” to the wedding cake, I had to ask why. One guest belted out, “If I’m going to waste any calories tonight, it won’t be on a store bought cake.” …

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The Real Cost of Cell Phones


Beverly Baker, WA Trustee enlightens us. For most of us, the words “child labor” understandably sends shivers through our spine. It conjures up visions of back-alleyed factories, people with small children who should be on a playground, but are pressed to work in squalid, sweltering, …

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We Love A Real Treat

bday cake

We are all about treating ourselves right and WOW, do we know where to go to make it happen! Next time you’re in New York, snap, crackle and pop on over to Treat House on Amsterdam between 81st and 82nd Streets. Treat House makes 3-bite …

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Create Perfect Moments

Woman Silhouette Jumping

WA Trustee Bunny Johnson shares the “perfect” tip. During this hectic time of year, I want to share with you an article I read recently that made me stop and think about all of the moments that will be coming during this Holiday Season that …

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A Little Gem in Boston


Audrey Bartner, WA Trustee, shares a little gem.   The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a little gem in Boston. It was built to evoke a 15th century Venetian palace and to be a place to show her ever increasing and valuable art collection.   …