Dr. Ntozake Shange’s seminal work gets a gallery’s worth of consideration in new exhibit

This year at Open Doors, curator Peter “Souleo” Wright will bring a traveling exhibit commemorating for colored girls to City Without Walls gallery.

Open Doors Event Matrix [interactive]

Hundreds of artists, dozens of events–what to pick? To help you get a sense of the variety of events, we represented just a handful of them on our interactive Event Matrix.

Fun Facts About Four Newark Places [Video]

We dug up some interesting facts about Ironbound, Halsey Street, Market Street and University Heights. How many did you know already?

Danny Simmons, painter and waymaker, disRUPTed a gated art world

While his kid brothers built a hip-hop legacy, Danny Simmons kicked in the door to the NYC arts world.

17 tips for how to live your best life at Newark’s Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival

Open Doors returns to Newark October 12 – 15th. Here’s how to go in.

Before and After: How murals transformed these Newark streetscapes [interactive]

With this interactive, slide photos back and forth to see how murals have remade Newark buildings and streetscapes over time.

Open Doors Festival continues its yearly glow-up as 2017 highlights are announced

Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival is back in Newark October 12th through 15th, and it’s already poised to impress. (BrickCityLive.com is an Open Doors media partner.)

Newark Weekender: Andrea McChristian’s 5 tips for living Downtown Newark

Andrea McChristian moved to Newark in order to embed herself in the community served by the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, where she is assistant counsel. Andrea didn’t waste any time making the most of her new community. Here are her tips for Downtown Newark newcomers.

Newark Weekender: The 5 downtown (and nearby) places Ralphie Roman loves

Ralphie Roman has lived and worked downtown Newark for the past 10 years. Here are the places and spaces he has grown to love. Sign up for the free May 20th Downtown Newark Living Tour (registration required) at brickc.it/downtown2017.

Before and After: Watch the transformation of these Downtown Newark places

With this interactive, watch the transformation of sites Downtown Newark in recent years.