Harrison Public Library Presents: An Introduction to Tai Chi

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When: Monday, February 4, 2019 at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Where: Harrison Public Library – 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison, New York 10528

Join Molly Roffman of StepWISE Now for this introduction to Tai Chi. Tai chi, short for T’ai chi ch’üan, or Tai ji quan, is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for its health benefits. The term taiji refers to a philosophy of the forces of yin and yang, related to the moves.

Registration is required

Open House At NJPAC Center For Arts Education

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When: Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 11am – 1pm

Where: NJPAC Center for Arts Education – 24 Rector St, Newark, NJ 07102 Questions? Call us at 973-353-7058

NJPAC’s Center for Arts Education’s Saturday and Summer Programs are officially open for Registration.

During the Open House you can learn more about our Saturday and Summer performing arts programs and registration process. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to meet members of their faculty and participate in trial classes. Programs available for ages 10-18.

Spend the day with the NJPAC Center for Arts Education, and discover all the exciting opportunities they have to offer.

What to expect at the Open House

This event is organized for prospective students interested in Jazz, Modern Dance, Hip Hop, Filmmaking, and Musical Theater Saturday & Summer programs.

“Poetry In Motion” Art Exhibit (Opening Night)

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When: Wed, January 16, 2019 – 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: CryOut Cave – 43B Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

CryOut Cave Gallery presents

“POETRY.IN.MOTION”: A Poetry & Art Exhibition like no other…..exhibiting beautiful and explorative art that explores performing artists and more amidst their creativity. Featuring new work by Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal

Time: 7pm – 10pm.
Meet the Artist + Discussion + Live Performances
BYOB Allowed

Come for the Art.
Come for the Poetry.
Come for the Networking
Come for the Mingling
Come to get your mind blown!

**Wine + Light Snacks will be Served. Get your tickets here. 

A History of Tea in a Cup: National Hot Tea Month Celebration

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In honor of National Hot Tea Month, learn about the history of tea and the most popular tea leaves with Justin Fornal, an international explorer, author, extreme athlete and cultural detective. The Harrison Public Library will host this event along with a special tasting samples of the teas discussed. Light snacks will also be provided.
This program is being presented by the Harrison Public Library at the Sauce Box, 7 Purdy Street, Harrison, New York 10528.

Registration is required on the library’s website or by contacting the library at (914)-835-0324. Admission is free.

Don’t Miss Your Chance to See Candice Guardino’s ‘Italian Bred’ at NJPAC

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When: Saturday, January 26, 2019

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts in Newark, NJ 

Comedian Candice Guardino created, wrote and is starring in her hilarious comedy Italian Bred.

The story is based on true-life events seen through the eyes of a little girl after having written down everything her loving and outspoken grandmother ever uttered. In the show, Guardino slips in and out of multiple family characters as she cooks up a full meal of fun and laughter. She will share the stage during her solo performance with virtual cameos of Emmy winner Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace), Mario Cantone (Sex and the City), Steve Schirripa (The Sopranos) and Vic DiBitetto (Mall Cop 2).

Secure your tickets at njpac.org

 

Costco May Be Coming to Harrison in 2019

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Costco may be opening its doors in Harrison at the top of 2019. According to Winsightgrocerybusiness.com, the wholesaler store expects to add 23 new warehouse clubs to its fleet next year as a part of a $3 billion planned capital spending program.

Harrison won’t be the only New Jersey town with plans of a new Costco in 2019, Bayonne is also set to welcome the warehouse as early as February. Read the full story here. 

Tim Burton: A Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert at NJPAC

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When: Sat, December 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 1 Center Street Newark, NJ 07102

Based on a story and characters created by Tim Burton, 1993’s animated The Nightmare Before Christmas (rated PG) was directed by Henry Selick (James and the Giant Peach). This magical film follows the earnest but misguided adventures of Jack Skellington, Halloween Town’s beloved Pumpkin King, as he attempts to take control of the Christmas holiday. Against the advice of Sally, a lonely rag doll who has feelings for him, Jack enlists three mischievous trick-or-treaters – Lock, Shock and Barrel – to help in his plot to kidnap Santa Claus.

The film’s score and songs are by four-time Oscar nominee Danny Elfman, one of the big screen’s most versatile composers, known for his work with top-tier directors like David O. Russell, Sam Raimi, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson and others. This delightful performance of Elfman’s music will be conducted by young, multifaceted conductor Thiago Tiberio, whose classical, operatic and film music career includes work with orchestras in Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, South Korea and other countries.

Audience members are encouraged to wear Tim Burton-inspired costumes for this event, which will also feature an audience participation costume contest and plenty of unique photo opportunities.

Get your tickets HERE.