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  • Jan 28 11:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    American Repertory Ballet stages the romantic masterwork Giselle, a ballet beloved by dancers for its emphasis on both technique and story. Taiwanese artist Kang Muxiang, known for his biomorphic works made from retired elevator steel cables, at Grounds for Sculpture. In Princeton. The Dryden Ensemble uses period instruments to perform Bach’s St John Passion, first played for Good Friday services in 1724. And, a tribute to the late, great jazz guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli.
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  • Jan 30 7:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 1 5:30 am
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 4 11:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 6 7:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 8 5:30 am
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    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 11 11:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 13 7:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 15 5:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 18 11:30 pm
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 20 7:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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  • Feb 22 5:30 am
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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THIRTEEN
  • Jan 31 11:30 am
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 7 11:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 14 11:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 21 11:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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ALL ARTS
  • Jan 27 5:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    American Repertory Ballet stages the romantic masterwork Giselle, a ballet beloved by dancers for its emphasis on both technique and story. Taiwanese artist Kang Muxiang, known for his biomorphic works made from retired elevator steel cables, at Grounds for Sculpture. In Princeton. The Dryden Ensemble uses period instruments to perform Bach’s St John Passion, first played for Good Friday services in 1724. And, a tribute to the late, great jazz guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli.
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  • Jan 27 10:00 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    American Repertory Ballet stages the romantic masterwork Giselle, a ballet beloved by dancers for its emphasis on both technique and story. Taiwanese artist Kang Muxiang, known for his biomorphic works made from retired elevator steel cables, at Grounds for Sculpture. In Princeton. The Dryden Ensemble uses period instruments to perform Bach’s St John Passion, first played for Good Friday services in 1724. And, a tribute to the late, great jazz guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli.
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  • Jan 27 3:00 pm
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    American Repertory Ballet stages the romantic masterwork Giselle, a ballet beloved by dancers for its emphasis on both technique and story. Taiwanese artist Kang Muxiang, known for his biomorphic works made from retired elevator steel cables, at Grounds for Sculpture. In Princeton. The Dryden Ensemble uses period instruments to perform Bach’s St John Passion, first played for Good Friday services in 1724. And, a tribute to the late, great jazz guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli.
    WATCH EPISODES PROGRAM PAGE
  • Feb 1 5:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 1 10:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 1 3:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 3 5:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 3 10:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 3 3:00 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Two River Theater in Red Bank gives Pamela's First Musical its world premiere. It was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein s last work, based on her children's book of the same name. Newark artist Kevin Sampson creates art with found objects. Musician Nelson Baez keeps the infectious Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba alive in New Jersey. Plus, poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s heartfelt work is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson.
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  • Feb 8 5:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 8 10:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 8 3:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 10 5:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 10 10:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 10 3:00 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle is the writer and star of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical at The George Street Playhouse. Antiques Roadshow appraiser David Rago and has a busy auction house in Lambertville, specializing in ceramics, glass, and modern design. Soprano Dawn Upshaw performs composer Maria Schneider's Winter Morning Walks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And, State of the Arts remembers Geoffrey Hendricks, a founding member of the Fluxus artists group at Rutgers.
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  • Feb 15 5:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 15 10:30 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 15 3:30 pm
    WATCH EPISODES
    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 17 5:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 17 10:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 17 3:00 pm
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    State of the Arts
    INKubator allows playwrights to develop new work over a full year at Art House Productions. We follow playwrights Molly Bicks (Miss Atomic Power) and Ruth Zamoyta (The Incels) as they stage their new plays for the public. Grounds for Sculpture presented the first major survey in the United States of Tallur, a global artist from India known for his playful, interactive, yet conceptual work. Photographer Albert D. Horner pursues a life-long dream of documenting the Pinelands. And, Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines performs at Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair.
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  • Feb 22 5:30 am
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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  • Feb 22 10:30 am
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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  • Feb 22 3:30 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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  • Feb 24 5:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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  • Feb 24 10:00 am
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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  • Feb 24 3:00 pm
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    State of the Arts
    Kea's Ark
    Kea’s Ark tells the story of Kea Tawana, a self-taught engineer and artist who built a 3-story ark in Newark’s Central Ward in the mid-1980s. Kea designed and built the massive boat by herself, using materials salvaged from the 19th century buildings being torn down in an area fast becoming an urban wasteland. She worked on it for years before newly-elected mayor Sharpe James took note and demanded it gone. It no longer exists, but Kea’s Ark remains a powerful symbol of hope in Newark and beyond.
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