New! STATE OF THE ARTS
Sunday, May 13 at 8pm
- Meet George Walker, Montclair resident and the first African American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize in Music. This year, as Walker celebrates his 90th birthday, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will premier his latest work, Sinfonia No. 4 “Strands.” A celebrated concert pianist as well, Walker broke racial barriers within the conservative world of classical music very early on.
- Get a front-row seat to New Jersey’s Poetry Out Loud state finals at the College of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theatre. A wildly popular poetry recitation competition, the program seeks to foster the next generation of literary readers and help high school students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.
- Visit American Perspectives the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries at the NJ State Museum.
Saturday, May 12 at 2pm; Sunday, May 13 at 10am
- This week’s guest: Deputy Speaker John S. Wisniewski
Saturday, May 12 at 5:30pm; Sunday, May 13 at 9am
- Aron hosts discussion with a panel of state newsbreakers
Saturday, May 12 at 6am, 12pm, 6:30pm; Sunday, May 13 at 11am
This week’s guests:
- NJ State Treasurer, Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff, talks about New Jersey’s income tax revenue projections and the Governor’s plan to cut income taxes.
- Dean Paranicas, President and CEO of the HealthCare Institute of NJ, discusses national policies that encourage investment in the pharmaceutical industry and create access to life-saving products.
- NJSpotlight.com’s Founding Editor, John Mooney, talks about progress made and future plans for teacher evaluations and tenure reform.
Saturday, May 12 at 12pm & 6pm; Sunday, May 13 at 8:30am & 11:30am
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, this half-hour program is dedicated to four talented educators from around the state of New Jersey, who share the challenges and rewards of being a dedicated teacher.