Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Attend free events @ NJPAC throughout May


 free events 

Wellness Wednesday with Kerry Lee

May 3 @ 7PM

Join us for a virtual Chinese dance class led by Kerry Lee to commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month.


Steve Wilson Trio featuring Ed Howard and Miki Yamanaka

Sat, May 6 @ 6PM

Bethany Jazz Vespers

Bandleader Steve Wilson will perform a free show with bassist Ed Howard and pianist Miki Yamanaka.

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Jazz Jams

May 18 @ 7:30PM

Clement's Place

Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, these Jazz Jam sessions attract ace musicians from New Jersey and beyond!


Beyond the Gospel Music Series: Sister of the World Part 2

May 11 @ 6PM

Good Neighbor Baptist Church

This second in a series of conversations focuses on post-pandemic challenges and the burdens and responsibilities facing Black female clergy members.


Art Heals in the Street

May 18 @ 11AM

Gant-Gilbert Arts Collective

Violinist J Read and harpist Curtis King will entertain in a free morning concert. Relax on the lawn while learning about resources for support and quality of life improvements.


Fighting on Two Fronts: Black GI's in World War II

May 23 @ 6PM

Newark Public Library

Join us in-person or virtually, as we learn about Ollie Stewart's experiences in WWII and the contributions and discrimination faced by African American troops, from basic training to the battlefields of North Africa and Europe.

Playwriting and Storytelling Workshop with Yendor Theater Company

May 24 @ 6:30PM

Gant-Gilbert Arts Collective

Pia Wilson leads this writing workshop for community members who aspire to tell their own stories or want to learn how to move their stories from the page to the stage.


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NJPAC's Arts Education Summer Performing Arts Programs

​​​​​​Jul 10 – Aug 11 

Beginner to advanced students ages 9 – 18 can sign up for performing arts programs in acting, hip hop and musical theater.


Alvin Ailey

American Dance Theater

Fri, May 12 @ 8PM

Sat, May 13 @ 8PM

Sun, May 14 @ 3PM

This elegant, electrifying company celebrates its return to NJPAC with new works and the beloved Revelations.

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Project BrOKen

May 20 @ 12PM

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

A groundbreaking event featuring art, dance and a resource fair to benefit mental health, addiction and disabilities.


Wellness Wednesday and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater are part of the M&T Bank Dance Series
Jazz Jams at Clement's Place and the Steve Wilson Trio are part of the TD Jazz Series
The Steve Wilson Trio is co-sponsored by the Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers
Generous support for ArtsXChange is provided by Women@NJPAC
ADP is the official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC
Playwriting and Storytelling is presented in partnership with the Yendor Theater Com
Generous support for Arts Training is provided, in part, by BD, Judith Bernhaut, Jennifer A. Chalsty, Judy and Stewart Colton, Toby and Lee Cooperman, Mimi and Edwin Feliciano, Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, McCrane Foundation, Inc., care of Margrit McCrane, M&T Bank, NJ Advance Media, Richmond County Savings Foundation, David & Marian Rocker, Santander, TD Charitable Foundation, Victoria Foundation, WBGO Jazz 88.3FM, Women@NJPAC and an anonymous donor