BURLINGTON, N.J. - New Jersey patrons eager for live entertainment can find a range of options via Discover Jersey Arts’ online Summer Stages guide. The curated collection, offering socially distanced opportunities from New Jersey-based cultural organizations, features dozens of concerts, drive-in movies, Shakespeare in the park, classes and more experiences across the state’s vibrant arts scene. The launch comes...
This year’s Philadelphia Flower Show had a new date (June 5-13), look, and location. For the first time in its almost 200 year history, it was moved outdoors to FDR Park. The theme for 2021 was “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece” exploring the beauty of life through nature’s kaleidoscopic lens. PHS Flower Show I wondered how the experience would change now that it...
NEWARK, N.J. – Newark-based nonprofit, La Casa de Don Pedro, a leader in social services and community development efforts, is hosting an interactive virtual fundraiser on June 17 at 5:30 p.m., titled “La Casa en Su Casa.” With a program theme of “Silver Linings,” the evening will honor the “unsung heroes” of the pandemic – including essential workers for...
I attend the Philadelphia Flower Show yearly and I am incredibly grateful that in 2020 it took place prior to the pandemic shut down in the United States. The show is sheer floral beauty and offers inspirational and uplifting content. Held annually in the Winter season, it normally takes place indoors at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s dates are...
ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, is partnering with the East Orange Housing Authority (EOHA) and Sierra House for its third annual Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 21 and Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. Given the COVID-19 climate, ProudLiving’s team of volunteers will make contactless deliveries to almost 1,000 pre-registered children and families.  According to ProudLiving President and Founder TJ Caleca,...
Newark Symphony Hall (NSH), one of New Jersey’s oldest and largest arts and entertainment venues, announced the appointment of Taneshia Nash Laird, its president and CEO, to the newly formed, eight-member board for the National Independent Venue Foundation (NIVF). She is the only New Jersey board member for the advocacy organization, which is tasked with saving independent venues across...
Newark Symphony Hall, one of New Jersey’s oldest and largest arts and entertainment venues, has announced the creation of a volunteer-based, seven-member Investment Committee to shape oversight policy and provide fund-management guidance. Committee members come from companies such as Goldman Sachs and AllianceBernstein, among other financial entities, and will help the venue achieve fundraising milestones while supporting its various...
Hunter College's Grove Human Rights Scholar, Teng Biao, will be a panelist on the upcoming "China: Democracy or Autocracy" panel (July 29.) (Image courtesy of Joseph Chan/Unsplash.)
Some of the world’s leading democracy and human rights experts will gather virtually to discuss prospects for China’s democracy movement on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, as the nation combats repression via Beijing’s new controls over Hong Kong and political freedoms. This includes Teng Biao, Hunter College's (NYC) Grove Human Rights Scholar and an exiled spokesman for Chinese democracy. Mandate Democracy®,...
Like everyone and every business, we at One Heart Personalized Ceremonies have been closely monitoring the news about COVID -19 (the corona virus). Certainly, we are all in the midst of a challenging time and doing our best to maintain social distance, stay safe, "flatten the curve", and respectfully, thoughtfully move forward with helping couples plan their wedding ceremonies. For many...
With everything transpiring in the world, it’s nice to take a break and let yourself be inspired visually.  Street art, murals and graffiti, are so prominent in today’s culture and this genre of art is finally getting the recognition it deserves. My first time to Wynwood Walls, I was completely captivated by this incredible district. It was truly like nothing...
So the coronavirus has ruined lives. People have died and others have permanent health issues due to this virus. My sister works at a long-term care home and the stories are truly heart breaking. This article is my way of dealing with the my own, much less important situation. The “Rona” has ruined my wedding. I have been forced to...
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ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, is celebrating International Women’s Day this week by honoring its female employees, who make up over 50 percent of ProudLiving’s management and back office staff. The company, which also employs people in a variety of positions across operations and field work, plans to recruit...
Photo courtesy of Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes.
The “Godfathers of New Jersey Sound,” Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, have announced a performance at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ, on Saturday, March 28. The Jersey Shore musical group has been recording albums since 1976 and is closely associated with the biggest New Jersey rock musicians – including Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Jon...
Modo Yoga NYC, an environmentally and socially conscious boutique yoga studio, announced the launch of their new masterclass mini-series "Going Deep: The Masterclass" that explores the Modo and Modo Flow sequences. The series will be offered next on Saturday, March 7, in the West Village and Saturday, March 28, in Williamsburg. Modo Yoga combines the precision of therapeutic yoga and the...
Every year since 1976, large numbers of people flock to the Canadian Rockies to the ever-growing Banff Film Festival.  The international film festival has made its mark as one of the top 20 film festivals in the world.  Banff goes beyond typical film festivals, truly embracing their rich mountain culture, nurturing creatives, and highlighting beautiful untold stories. This year they...
Don’t miss the 18th annual Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens.  Each year, the NYBG in the Bronx puts on one of the most beautiful exhibitions in the world.  Let’s face it, New York in February can be a bit dull.  If you are looking to brighten up your life, there is no better way than to...