New in Newark in 90 Seconds: June 15, 2017

#NewInNewark: Ashley Nicole on the Newark Regional Business Partnership’s discussion of what’s required to create a live/work/play environment in the Washington Park district downtown; the Afro Beat Fest coming to Military Park on July 15th; and the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s kickoff of its campaign to combat youth incarceration, which starts June 28th.

City Without Walls’ 25th annual ArtReach exhibition has launched at the gallery

City Without Walls (cWOW), Newark’s oldest alternative art space, recently launched the gallery’s 25th Annual ArtReach + Newark New Media exhibition. It will be on view through August 26th.

Upcoming AfroBeat Festival in Military Park will include headliner Les Nubians

Event group Newark Social will present their first annual AfroBeat Festival at Military Park this coming July 15th.

New in Newark in 90 Seconds: June 15, 2017

This week, Ashley Nicole discusses Newark tech star Anthony Frasier’s new podcast, “The VC Cheat Sheet,” in partnership with The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers-Newark; the second annual Newark International Film Festival, which returns to Newark this September; and this year’s Newark Gay Pride 2017 celebration.

Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for Gallery Aferro’s annual party

Gallery Aferro will hold its 9th Annual Benefit Art Auction and Party on June 17th, 2017, where they will honor Ron Beit of RBH Group.