January 18-23, 2020
The Newark Show: Jazz in the Key of Ellison, Trilogy Opera, Glass Roots, & Kea’s Ark
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. Plus, Gallery Aferro explores a mysterious Ark built by Kea Tawana in Newark’s Central Ward in the 1980s. Trilogy: An Opera Company continues its mission with an opera about the Central Park Five. And, hot glass transforms the lives of Newark youth at GlassRoots.