Pink Martini, Poet Emari DiGiorgio, Comic Book Author Sheena Howard, and Valley Arts. State of the Arts goes on location with Pink Martini. Popular with the “NPR" crowd, the band draws on classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop, and performs in languages from around the world. Rider University professor and comic book author Sheena Howard is the first Black woman to win an Eisner award from Comic Con. Emari DiGiorgio is a prize-winning poet and teacher at Stockton University, the author of two books, and the host of an inclusive open reading series in Atlantic City. Plus, the Valley Arts District, home to Luna Stage, the Artfullbean Café, Hat City Kitchen, Arts Unbound, The Presence Atelier, and more.