Thursday, May 11, 2023

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 free events 

Beyond Gospel Music Series: Sisters of the Word 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.


Arts 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.


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!


Stronger Together: The Power of Asian American and Black Unity

May 22 @ 7PM


During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, our PSEG True Diversity Film Series will highlight important intersections between the Stop AAPI Hate and Black Lives Matter campaigns.


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.


 spotlight on njpac 

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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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.


 from our friends 

The AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) Jazz Fest

Sat, May 20 @ 12PM

Express Newark Hahne & Co. Buildng

This year’s festival will have two main stages featuring 10 Asian American and Pacific Islander jazz bands from around the country. Free and open to the public with a $40 suggested donation.


Beyond Gospel Music Series is sponsored by NJPAC’s Faith-Based Advisory Committee and Women@NJPAC

Jazz Jams at Clement's Place is part of the TD Jazz Series

Generous support for ArtsXChange is provided by Women@NJPAC
ADP is the official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC

Generous support for Standing in Solidarity provided by PSEG Foundation
Additional support provided by Verizon and Women@NJPAC

Fighting on Two Fronts is presented in partnership with the Newark Public Library and Newark History Society

Playwriting and Storytelling is presented in partnership with the Yendor Theater Company

Generous support for Arts Training is provided, in part, by 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