Steve Martin & Martin Short with Steep Canyon Rangers & Jeff Bas

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Back by popular demand! These big-screen funnymen and SNL co-stars reunite for an unforgettable evening that includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and more! For this special performance, Martin and Short will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and will share stories about their legendary lives on television, on the big screen, and in the world of stand-up. These comedy legends will be joined on stage by the GRAMMY Award-winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers, and renowned jazz pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko. Expect nonstop laughs as Martin and Short share details about their creative influences and some of their most memorable showbiz encounters, uniquely presented via song, banter – and banjo playing. “These two amigos have established that banjo runs and blunt one-liners go together just fine,” says Billboard.

Friday, November 16th at NJPAC

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A Symposium with Nimbus Dance Works

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Thursday, November 1st

The Clement A. Price Institute in partnership  with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center present A Dance Symposium with Nimbus Dance Works.  The concert features Esther, an edgy retelling of the Old Testament tale, and the company’s signature work, Memo, including student guest dancers from Newark Arts High School.  Admission is free but tickets must be reserved by contacting NJPAC.

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TONIGHT! An Evening with Lenny Kravitz hosted by Questlove

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Tonight (9/18) at NJPAC starting at 8 PM

Celebrating the release of his latest album, Raise Vibration, the GRAMMY® Museum Experienc(TM) Prudential Center in association with NJPAC, will welcome four-time GRAMMY winner Lenny Kravitz to NJPAC’s Victoria Theater. Moderated by five-time GRAMMY winner Questlove, a musical force all his own, Kravitz will discuss the creation of, and inspiration behind his latest work. Regarded as one of the preeminent rock musicians of our time, Kravitz has transcended genre, style, race and class over the course of a 20-year musical career. Reveling in the soul, rock and funk influences of the ’60s and ’70s, the writer, producer and multi-instrumentalist has won four consecutive GRAMMY Awards, as well as set a record for the most wins in the Best Male Rock Vocal Performance category.

Downtown Newark Walking Tour

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Discover hidden gems of the Central Business District in America’s third oldest city. This walking tour will retrace historic landmarks from Newark’s past and explore its current vibrancy with visits to art galleries, eateries, several parks including Military Park and Washington Park, boutiques with unique jewelry and gifts, and new real estate developments. The tour will feature guest speakers along the walk, and will include a snack break. More Info

Trevor Noah at NJ PAC

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Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central’s Emmy-winning Daily Show, returns by popular demand with an evening of hilarious stand-up! Trevor Noah was already the most successful comedian in Africa when he was introduced to U.S. audiences in 2014, as the successor to host Jon Stewart on Comedy Central’s Daily Show. Since then, Noah has become one of the world’s brightest comic masterminds, thanks in part to his Comedy Central special, Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation. In that show as well as his current material, Noah brings a unique global perspective to American culture and politics, with results that are as thoughtful as they are riotously funny.

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