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Get creative at Washington Park next month by creating art with the community

Experienced artists and complete beginners alike are invited…

YouthBuild Newark offers job training & personal development for city youth, and they're now accepting fall applications

YouthBuild Newark, now marking its 10th anniversary of operations,…

Q&A with Trills: Newark-bred multimedia artist and progenitor of 'Lush Rap'

Newark-bred Trills is an artist and "Lush Rap" pioneer who's…

10 August activities to make the most of your summer in Newark

There’s one more full month of summer, and the City of Newark…

Mark your calendars: Five Newark History Society events for the City's 350th birthday

It won't be long before autumn rolls around, and the Newark History…

Newarkers called on to sign petition and “Occupy the City” this August to stand against violence

City of Newark community members and elected officials are calling…

'Million People’s March Against Police Brutality’ to be held tomorrow in Newark

Around 2,000 people have already pledged to turn out for the…

Fun for the whole family at 'Garlic Palooza' in Newark

Learn all about the health benefits of garlic, create garlic…

Rising Tide Capital announces Start Something finalists and live pitch

Rising Tide Capital's Start Something Challenge finalists have…

The Citizens Campaign launches 'Newark Civic Trust'

The Citizens Campaign yesterday announced the formation of Newark…

Unique vendors needed for monthly artist and flea market coming to Market Street this August

Market Street in Newark will transform to an artist's and craftsman's…

$50M social impact venture fund will launch in Newark this fall

Newark Venture Partners (NVP), the first early-stage social impact…

Apply today for the few seats still available for a free acting course with the City of Newark

Aspiring adult thespians have the unique opportunity to hone…

Q&A with Urban League of Essex County Young Professionals president Jason Grove

The Urban League of Essex County Young Professionals (ULECYP)…

Celebrate the closing of two exhibitions at the Newark Museum this August in style

Chances to see the Newark Museum's well received exhibitions…

Check out healthy and environmentally friendly "Summer Fun" free events with Newark Science and Sustainability

Newark residents can care for their own health and the planet's…

Equal Space to host first “Tech Town Hall” with Mayor Baraka and tech leaders to discuss innovation in Newark

Equal Space, a co-working space in Newark for “intellectuals,…

Janet Jackson's Unbreakable World Tour coming to Newark. Tickets onsale today for album pre-order customers

Janet Jackson has announced a second North American leg…

Exclusive Koko Brown Hawaiian Ale tasting comes to Taste Venue next week

Event: Exclusive Kona Koko Brown Ale tasting Where: Taste…

New portrait exhibition and Martin Luther King Jr.-themed opera come to Aljira this week

Aljira, A Center For Contemporary Art in Newark, will welcome…

Start celebrating the Lincoln Park Music Festival early at the 2nd Annual Rooftop Cocktail Fundraiser this July

Festival season is here and this summer marks a decade of celebrating…

Start Something Challenge kicks off in Newark today with microbusiness-focused event

Every year Rising Tide Capital puts out a call for entrepreneurs,…

Interact with the Gateway Project’s “Provisions” exhibit at their free publishing salon this week

Aspiring book publishers and curious artists alike will have…

How to apply this summer to be a New Jersey fire fighter

Applications are open for New Jersey residents who are looking…

'Fourfold' exhibit will close at The Solo(s) Project House with artist talk

The Solo(s) Project House will be hosting and artist talk and…

"Jazzy Soul Series" ahead of Lincoln Park Music Festival kicks off Tuesday at SkyLab

The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD) has announced…

*Deadline Extended*: Enter Rising Tide business idea competition for a shot at $10k, $7.5k, or $5k

Rising Tide Capital has extended the deadline for submissions…

Registration open for summer glass art classes at GlassRoots in Newark

Youth and teens can get creative with glass and learn a new artistic…

Sweet Peace (in Military Park!): fayemi shakur discusses why you should consider taking up yoga

Yoga isn't just a physical practice: it promises mental and spiritual…

RSVP for Essex County Community Business Academy information session

Aspiring entrepreneurs are welcome to attend an information session…

Get $10k for your business idea: Just three steps to entering your idea by June 29th

Business idea submissions will be excepted through Monday, June…

#GiveNewark: Support LGBTQ youth this summer with an in-kind donation towards programming and safe space

With summer under way, the Hetrick-Martin Institute of New Jersey…

Riverbank Park to show "The Lego Movie" for its Free Movie Friday

'Everything is awesome' at Riverbank Park on June 26, where…

The Gateway Project announces three resident artists for 2015 program

The Gateway Project will be hosting three artists for their inaugural…

#FestivalSeason! Lincoln Park Music Festival celebrating 10th anniversary with pre-fest event schedule

One of Newark’s most highly anticipated summer events is celebrating…

Save the date for July’s 8th Annual Festival de la Familia

Over 3,000 greater Newark residents are expected to come and…

More than boat tours: Here are more events to enjoy at Riverfront Park

The Newark Riverfront Revival 2015 Season Calendar has been released,…

5 ways to enjoy Weequahic Park this summer

Weequahic Park is a historic public space. It's home to the oldest…

Pop-Up Gallery on Tuesday featuring the art of Victor Davson

There will be an open house "Pop-Up Gallery" today, Tuesday June…

Panel tonight poses the question: 'Renaissance or gentrification' in Newark? [Livestream access]

This evening at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Montclair…

Scholarship for IT training classes with NJIT available for September

Workforce Opportunity Services will be offering a scholarship…

East Orange to Host First Ever MACfest music, art, culture celebration

The City of East Orange and The Arts Council of East Orange will…

Newark Black Film Festival and Youth Cinema summer series to begin in June

The Newark Black Film Festival will kick off its 41st season…

Remember R&B group Surface? They're now ReSurface. 'Get closer to' them at Suite53

There is a whole generation that grew up off love songs wafting…

Q&A with Isaiah Little: Imagining a better block on Bergen Street

Better Block Newark is inviting community volunteers to help…

Come celebrate the Newark riverfront with "River Day" and Boat Tours this summerf

The Newark riverfront will come alive this summer with many family…

Celebrate “National KiddiePreneur Day” with a night of rollerskating and fashion at Branch Brook Skating Rink

The KiddiePreneur Online Academy will be celebrating their “National…

Military Park is bustling today, with "Super Tuesday" kicking off several classes and activities for the summer

Visitors can buy fresh produce in the park's fresh air and buy…

Gallery Aferro to hold 7th annual benefit art auction and party

Gallery Aferro will be holding their “LUCKY 7, 7th Annual Benefit…

Mayor Ras Baraka and Jesse Jackson to host economic June 2nd

Mayor Ras J. Baraka  and Rainbow PUSH Coalition President and…

Newark Developer’s Finance Forum keynote speakers announced

The Newark Community Economic Development Corporation and United…

United Cycle to lead bike tour for "Better Block Newark"

United Cycle, a Newark biking group, will lead bike tours of…