Express Newark celebrates ”Blues People” by Leroi Jones, later known as Amiri Baraka, with an exhibition featuring some of the nation’s leading artists, whose multimedia pieces echo and expand upon the book’s central themes.
Express Newark announces this year's annual theme as “Blues People,'' inspired by the groundbreaking book by Leroi Jones, later known as Amiri Baraka. Highlights include the February 20 opening of five newly commissioned art installations.
Since 1981, the Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series has found new ways of exploring Black history and culture. The tradition continues on February 17 with “The Power of Black Voices: Afro Latin Identities in America'' or “La Fuerza de las Voces Negras: Afrolatinidades in Las Americas."
Two Rutgers professors, both leading Alzheimer's disease researchers, have partnered with Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University to organize the US-Israel Alzheimer’s Disease Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Two decades ago, vinyl records were considered obsolete. But an unlikely resurgence of the medium has breathed new life into the music industry, a trend that will be explored at an event hosted by the Institute of Jazz Studies on January 29th.
Rutgers–University Newark arts and culture leaders will explore the enduring influence of artist Romare Bearden at a performance and symposium held at the New School in Manhattan from November 30 through December 2.