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State of the Arts web updateREPLYREPLY ALLFORWARD Mark as read Christopher Benincasa Fri 10/31/2014 10:28 AM To: De Pont, Casey; Cc: Wartell, Christiane; Harrell, Joe; Falk, Debra; Nir, Heila; 3 attachments Amiri_Baraka.jpg 162 KBBasilica, from New Work, 2009CAROUSEL.jpg 269 KBCJColor2010-hr.jpg 5 MBDownload allHi, Casey. Here’s the info for today’s State of the Arts web update: November 2, 3 & 6, 2014

We look back on the life and career of one of New Jersey’s most famous poets: Amiri Baraka. He appeared on State of the Arts NJ multiple times in the last 30 years and our story features clips from these interviews and performances. Plus, a husband-and-wife filmmaking team from Newark create a portrait of their hometown in 3D, now featured at the Newark International Airport. And SOPAC, the South Orange Performing Arts Center, is a destination for Americana music. State of the Arts NJ was there for a sold-out show from the Cowboy Junkies, who burst onto the indie music scene in 1988 with their critically acclaimed album, “The Trinity Session.”

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  • NJTV The Cowboy Junkies at Sopac and More Monday, Nov. 3 5:30am
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    State of the Arts NJ is co-produced by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey 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.