Entries by Brick City Live

Open Doors 2014: Panel of women artists and curators to offer insights about making a successful art career

A panel of women artists and curators will offer their experience, insights and tips about how to make a successful career in the art world during this year's Open Doors art festival here in Newark. The panel, which will take place on Friday, October 10, at Seed Gallery, will feature Kristin Sancken of House of Nobleman, Lorna […]

Live from the Prudential Center: Highlights from Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in Newark

The eight-city “Oprah’s The Life You Want” arena tour made its two-day stop at Newark's Prudential Center yesterday, and thousands of people streamed in from the tri-state area and points further to spend two hours with Oprah Winfrey on Friday night, and eight hours with her team of "Trailblazers" – Iyanla Vanzant, life coach and star of OWN’s hit series […]

Acclaimed nanotechnology expert and researcher Somenath Mitra to receive seventh annual NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research prize and medal

NJIT Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address critical quality-of-life issues, will receive the seventh annual Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on October 2. Dr. Mitra has been instrumental in developing technology for photovoltaic cells — solar cells — […]

“Sanctuary” series to feature month-long event schedule celebrating the LGBT Newark club, ballroom, and party scenes

Rutgers University-Newark’s Queer Newark Oral History Project has partnered with Yendor Productions to present “Sanctuary:  A History of Queer Club Spaces in Newark,” a free series of art, literary and historical events this October. The events will begin with an art exhibit on the theme of club space as sanctuary, opening on October 11, from 7:00 […]

Events: Pretty Little Naturals Back-to-School Hair and Fashion Show

On Saturday, September 20, Simeko Watkins of Meko New York will be hosting the Pretty Little Naturals Hair & Fashion Show fundraising event, which she said is designed to inspire and educate mothers about how to care for their daughters' natural hair. The event will include: The event will include: Mommy & Me Huddle and Live Demo by Simeko […]

Students plan a “showdown” at Newark Public Schools headquarters on September 10th

Hundreds of Newark students participated in a protest and march organized by the Newark Student Union and NJ Communities United Tuesday morning. Students and their supporters marched from three different high schools before converging in front of the Essex County Courthouse. From there, the students marched through downtown Newark, eventually gathering at Military Park where […]

New program for Newark-area small businesses will let owners leverage savings for credit history

The greater Newark-based business alliance ForwardEverNJ will be kicking of its "Six Month Small Business Credit Builder Challenge" in collaboration with City National Bank on Wednesday, September 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The program will enable participants to have their savings reported to credit bureaus as on-time payments, helping to build a positive credit history even as […]