Arts & Entertainment

August 15, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Seven Summit nonprofit organizations -- SAGE Eldercare, the Overlook Foundation, Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Stony Hill Players, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, the Continuo Arts Foundation and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey -- are among the 63 artists, historians and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Works comprising paintings, sculpture, photographs and prints are al part of a 'Curators Show' featuing creations from Peter Allen, Agnes Deja, John Power and Linda Streicher on view through September at MONDO   An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, July 20, from 5:30 - 8:30 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum is presenting 'Santa Fe: through the lens of Marilyn Pfaltz', an exhibit of images that capture the location's eternally blue skies, beautiful multi-tone landscape palette, and colorful culture. 'Santa Fe' will be on display at The HAT Tavern in Summit July 11 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City residents and artists, along with community and business leaders, recently gathered for a 'Creative Summit' at the United Methodist Church in Summit, the event designed to enable the constituencies to further support each other and to establish a place where all creative ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The first Reeves-Reed Arboretum-curated art exhibition of 2018 at The HAT Tavern has debuted. "The Drying Art of Dish Towels, oil and canvas on board by Robert Bernstein" wil be on display through May. An 'Artist's Reception' will be held Thursday, March 15, from 6 - 8 p.m. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, will host its annual Gala -- this year entitled 'Summit Heights' -- on March 3 at its home, the Oakes Center, beginning at 6 pm. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres. beer, wine and soft drinks -- followed by a gourmet buffet dinner -- are all prelude amenities ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Families packed Overlook Medical Center’s Bouras Auditorium to admire Summit Public Schools students’ contributions to the annual Summit School District Fine Art Exhibition. The show, now in its sixth year at Overlook, runs through March 9 and features the artwork of Grades K - ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Teen Arts Festival, a two-day celebration of the arts that attracts nearly 3,500 public, private, charter, and parochial middle and high school students, is seeking volunteers to assist with workshops, manage performance sites and staff information stations. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hovering being two and three dimensions, the striking works of artist Eleanna Anagnos are currently on display at Kent Place Gallery through February 2. Anagnos' creations hang like paintings, but their colored and textured hydrocal-plaster surfaces undulate in space like relief ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - "Cosmic Garden Series," featuring pen and ink drawing by nationally-known artist Lynne Friedman, will serve as Reeves-Reed Arboretum's debut art exhibition of the 2018 season. Opening at the Wisner House Gallery February 11 with an artist reception from 2 - 4 p.m. -- and ...

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SANTA MONICA, CA -  For the second consecutive year, Reid Christmann -- Hilltop City resident and Newark Academy senior -- is one of 18 talented high school students from across the U.S. who have been selected by The GRAMMY Museum for the 2018 GRAMMY Camp - Jazz Session. Trombonist ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Barbara Carocci has been named Executive Director for Summit-based New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble (NJDTE), effective January 2. According to the NJDTE, Carocci "will lead NJDTE into its 49th season of providing the highest caliber of training and performance opportunities for ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Eighteen students from Summit -- Annelise Claus, Farrah Claus, Sutton Girr, Donald Grennon, Talia Kooch, Grace Leoni, Ben Levkov, Eden Levkov, Gabriella Meza, Allison Miller, Kelly Wang Nie, Kate Petrella, Valerie Rios, Jenna Shulman, Alina Slotwinski, Julia Speer, Charlotte Wesson, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Once dismissed as a genre for children, graphic novels and comic books have become a medium that has truly become an art form worthy of recognition and attention. The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is doing its part by hosting “Getting Graphic: Novels, Memoirs & Comics," December ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Public Art, partnering with The Arc of Union County and the Summit YMCA, have debuted a new installation draped high up on the corner of the Summit YMCA featuring an array of strings of beads hung around the building. The colorful artwork, entitled “Big Sister,” is the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Eighth Grader Donald Grennon will perform multiple soloist roles in this year’s full-length production of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s (NJDTE) holiday classic “The Nutcracker.” Grennon joined NJDTE’s Ensemble Company in 2015, and will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A new member exhibition, curated by artist and instructor Anne Kullaf, will open at the Visual Arts Center November 17 as part of Kullaf's course “Preparing for an Exhibition: Are you Ready?” Show me What You See: The Students of Anne Kullaf, features the work of seven artists ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The works of artist Emmalea Russo comprise a solo exhibition at Kent Place Gallery in a show entitled 'The Coast', which continues through November 15. An artist's reception will be held October 20, from 6 - 8 p.m., with the exhibit marking the inaugural use of a newly-constructed Kent ...

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MADISON, NJ - A sculpture by the acclaimed French artist, Auguste Rodin, that had been “lost” to the arts community for years has been rediscovered in Madison by Mallory Mortillaro, now a Language Arts teacher at Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School. The piece is a marble bust of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Take a bow. Summit-based Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre's Laura Ekstrand and Alliance Repertory Theatre's Michael Driscoll, along with Overlook Medical Center parent corporation Atlantic Health System will be among the honorees when The New Jersey Theatre Alliance (NJTA) hosts ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Seeking to foster community and promote connections and discussion among contemporary artists, The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will host a women artists 'meet-up' October 26, from 7 - 9 p.m.   Women artists from the New Jersey and New York areas are invited for an evening in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The works of Julia Jacquette, an American artist who divides her time between Amsterdam and New York City, are now on view at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey through mid-January of 2018 in an exhibit entitled, Julia Jacquette Unrequited and Acts of Play. The exhibit presents a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has announced the winners of its inaugural Members Art Show & Collectors Weekend. The three-day event included a public exhibition and sale, with Friday night's opening event featuring several members receiving awards for their submitted ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) has launched its new series of member exhibitions in the Art Center’s community galleries. The series of shows, beginning with Jill Crouch's 'A Journey in Watercolor' and Carol Nussbaum's 'Mandala', were chosen by the Center’s Membership ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - On the Village Green stand a pair of figures sculpted in bronze -- “Hector’s Return” and “Andromache” -- both based on Greek myths, the sinuous, lifelike pieces exaggerated to reveal an emotional situation. The twin additions, created by sculptor Emil Alzamora, are one of two new ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Eight Summit-based non-profit organizations were among the 61 artists, historians and local non-profits selected to receive funding through the 2017 Union County History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands (HEART) Grant Program, which are intended as a tangible way "to recognize the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will host its inaugural Members Art Show & Collectors Weekend September 8 - 10, the three-day event celebrating the Art Center’s members and their artwork. The event will be open for public viewing on September 8, from 10 a.m. - ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The works of world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly will be the featured attraction when Reeves-Reed Arboretum road trips to the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx September 15 to view 'Chihuly Nights', Chihuly’s first major garden installation in New York in more than a ...

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