Newark Writer’s Bloc

From Philip Roth to Amiri Baraka, Newark has always been a city where writers work and thrive. Here are three short profiles of local authors who are keeping Newark’s literary tradition alive with their nationally renowned works. Having money problems? Forest Hill resident, NAACP Image Award Nominee, and the first Black woman to be featured alone on the cover of Money Magazine, Tiffany “The Budgetnista” … Continue reading Newark Writer’s Bloc

Newark Arts After the Pandemic: A Look at Project for Empty Space

By Sharon Adarlo Some of the biggest things I missed during the pandemic were the ability to go to art shows, attend a music concert and basically be part of the arts and cultural community in Newark and the larger New York City metropolitan area. At the start of lockdowns, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) shuttered its doors and put many people on furlough, … Continue reading Newark Arts After the Pandemic: A Look at Project for Empty Space