This is a one person exhibition of acrylic paintings by South Orange artist Cathleen McCoy Bristol who says of her artistic practice, "The more I celebrate the differences in people, the more similarities I find."
Graham Russell Gao Hodges, author and professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies at Colgate University discusses his most recent book, BLACK New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day.
Two repeat, live theatrical performances with a race-related talk-back discussion on the last day led by the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race
Jazz drummer Greg Bufford and his band pay tribute to one of the most revered and iconic singers of her era, Billie Holiday.
Join our poetry circle to listen to and read together the well-known and lesser known Black poets of history and of the present.
The Cultural Affairs will be showing the Central Park Five film. Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon analyze the well known case of five teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of raping a women. There will be a panel discussion afterwards.
From two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, Lynn Nottage, Intimate Apparel follows Esther, a black seamstress in 1905 New York who must use her gifted hands and her sewing machine to refashion her dreams and make them anew from the whole cloth of her life's experiences.
Young People’s Concert featuring Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and Carnival of the Animals by Camille St. Säens.
A 15 member ensemble made up of talented local artist will take the Woodland stage and tell stories through their instruments and with of the narration of local notables.
As apart of Dickens Village, Maplewood Community Music is proud to present Swing Town!
We welcome back one of our favorite bands, Shark Hat! Shark Hat played at the very first Rent Party show and they remain near and dear to our hearts. Next up, we're welcoming two bands for the very first time to the Rent Party stage! We're very excited to welcome Megan Jean & The Klay Family Band and Forget the Whale to the Rent Party stage for the first time.
An annual family-friendly holiday show. The concert – titled “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” – will feature songs about “wonder,” an audience sing-along, guest groups, classic carols with a twist, and modern favorites from The Eagles, The Beach Boys, David Bowie, and Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”).
La Cinémathèque Film Club, in partnership with Maplewood Department of Cultural Affairs, brings winner of the 1997 Brussels International Film Festival, La Promesse, to The Burgdorff for one night only.
Love the sounds of the holiday season? Then you won't want to miss Broadway's Charlie Pollock & Friends as they entertain with classic carols and cheer.
The Maplewood Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs is excited to announce a new Chamber Music concert series entitled Classical Maplewood. The three-performance series will begin on November 11, followed by a family program in January and a final concert in March. All performances will be held at the Woodland on Sunday afternoons and are free and open to the public.
The Strollers community theater opens its 87th season with a presentation of Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot; or Holmes for the Holidays.
Our immediate and constant awareness of worldwide events has elevated our anxiety about the state of the world. The artists in this exhibit have heard and felt the impact of these news stories and creatively responded, each in their own way. Come explore their work.
The South Orange Public Library is proud to present Henri-Georges Clouzot’s, The Wages of Fear, as apart of its Foreign Film Series highlighting Cannes’s past Palme d’or Winners.