Sunday, December 4 at 8pm

State of the Arts in Newark: Jazz in the Key of Ellison, Kea’s Ark at Gallery Aferro, Trilogy Opera’s FIVE, and GlassRoots

Wynton Marsalis heads up an all-star cast for a special NJPAC tribute to the famed writer Ralph Ellison, whose work was deeply influenced by jazz; Gallery Aferro explores the artist who built a mysterious Ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the 1980s; Trilogy: An Opera Company continues its mission with a new opera about the Central Park Five; and at GlassRoots, hot glass transforms the lives of Newark youth.
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State of the Arts NJ is co-produced by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Stockton University in cooperation with PCK Media. Funding has been provided by New Jersey Manufacturers, William & Judith Scheide, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and the Friends of State of the Arts NJ.
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