Events World

Leading ladies Panel: New to Newark – Annual Members Meeting 2018

SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Chase Room, NJPAC Leading Ladies Panel Women are stepping into new leadership roles all over our city. Some are locals, but many are newcomers, moving here to join the city’s vibrant civic conversation. Meet …

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Women’s Association 2018 Spotlight Gala

About the Event: NJPAC Spotlight Gala 2018 kicks off NJPAC’s Season and benefits NJPAC and its Arts Education programs. Our signature event of the year is attended by over 1,000 of the State’s most high profile professionals and philanthropists. Celebrating the Music of Lena, Billie …

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Sisterhood and Style: Essence editor talks beauty and besties at NJPAC Women’s Association fête

Editor, speaker, author and proud “Brick City girl,” Mikki Taylor knows about the power of friendship, in no small part because it surrounded her as a child. Literally the house she grew up in was a tribute to girlfriends who have each other’s backs. “My …

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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?!? …

WA Members Talk

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 …

WA Members Talk

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 …

WA Members Talk

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.” …

WA Members Talk

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, …