Arts & Entertainment

West Orange Arts Council Raises Funds and Spirits

November 24, 2013 at 11:16 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange Arts Council "Home of our Own" event to raise funds to establish the Arts and Cultural Center of West Orange celebrated the talents of the artistic community. The fundraiser was held at the Wilshire Grand on Nov. 21.

Several notable West Orange artists, including jazz vocalist Jan Carden and singer Lynette Sheard, along with musicians Richard Reiter and Howard Hall, performed.  Photographers and print artists, including Heidi Sussman, Robert Frees and Sarah Canfield, displayed their work.  

Ken and Janet Mandel manned the West Orange Classic Film Festival table, and gave out some hints about what movies may be shown in the upcoming 2014 festival. 

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WOAC paid special tribute to artist George Tarr, who was celebrating his 99th birthday.  He sat surrounded by family and friends, enjoying the evening's events.

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