WHAT WILL COME

kendridge_618x588NEWARK MUSEUM, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ. (973) 596-6550

www.newarkmuseum.org.

Through May: NEW ACQUISITION: “WHAT WILL COME” (2007) VIDEO INSTALLATION BY WILLIAM KENTRIDGE. “A recent acquisition – an installation by the renowned South African artist William Kentridge – is on view in the Arts of Global Africa’s dedicated gallery for video art. WHAT WILL COME (2007) is an animated film, created using Kentridge’s signature technique of drawing and erasing on a sheet of paper and filming the process frame-by-frame. The work is inspired by Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia in 1935, in which 275,000 Ethiopians lost their lives. Among them were a large number of civilians who were gassed, a fact denied by the Italian government until 1995. The title originates from a Ghanaian proverb, “what will come, has already come,” a reference to the cyclical nature of history.”

SURVIVE YOUR MOVE

3e32d0a467880c2f_ps16_d1_extras_4916Moving in with a significant other can be simultaneously thrilling and daunting. Once the joy of getting to spend every waking (and sleeping) moment with your loved one wears off, you feel the reality that you’re going to have to find a harmonious way to combine your belongings and design styles. “Even if your tastes and choices are dramatically different, don’t panic, I’ve got you covered,” HGTV design pro and maker J. Pickens told POPSUGAR. “Trust me — even the greats don’t see eye to eye on all, but compromise and communication are key. Follow my tips for the task of moving in together and you’ll be in it for the long haul.”

Check out J.’s must-read tips to managing moving in together below, then get to packing! Continue reading

Learning to Fly

exhibition_postcard_-_frontNew Jersey Aviation History Celebrated in Multi-Disciplinary Exhibition

January 17 – March 10, 2017

Seton Hall University’s Walsh Gallery presents “Learning to Fly: A Celebration of Flight and Exploration.” The exhibition commemorates several major anniversaries occurring in 2017, including the 80th anniversary of both Amelia Earhart’s disappearance and the Hindenburg disaster in 1937 as well as the 60th anniversary of the launch of the Sputnik satellite by the Soviet Union in 1957. Continue reading

Always Be Baking

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Ok, maybe your like me and refuse to participate in the great family holiday cookie battle. But if you love baking, the folks at Sweet Home have done the testing for you to make the best cookies ever this year. They’ve spent 200 hours researching and tested 20 types of essential cookie-related items to find the best gear to make holiday baking fun and stress-free.

From stand mixers to parchment paper, they’ve got the best of the best.

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FREE Family Fair at Theater Square

ImageThe New Jersey Performing Arts Center will put on an afternoon of fun-filled, free, activities for families at the Family Fair, Saturday, July 27.

Activities include:

  • Performances by New Jersey professional dance companies (Freespace Dance, Roxey Ballet, Umoja Dance Company) and musicians of NJPAC’s Arts Education programs
  • $20 ticket offers to more than a dozen shows coming to NJPAC, including: Mariinsky Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Evgeny Kissin; Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra; Jazz Meets Samba; SalsaPalooza; Sing, Swing, Sing!; Paddy Moloney and the Chieftains; Forever Tango; Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company; Dance Theatre of Harlem; Sleeping Beauty; Mary Mary; Cirque Eloize; the Peking Acrobats; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Sunday only); Jazz and Beyond with ACS; The Apollo Theater Ellington at Christmas, and The Legend of Zelda.*
  • Oasis Youth Steel Ensemble
  • Drum circle
  • Zumba classes
  • Stilt walkers
  • Face-painting
  • Arts and crafts
  • Musical instrument petting zoo
  • Food vendors