News & Updates
Virtuoso violinist to lead top-line faculty of jazz artists and educators.
Acclaimed jazz violinist Regina Carter will serve as Artistic Drector of this summer’s All-Female Jazz Residency, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced today. Carter succeeds the late jazz pianist and composer Geri Allen, the residency’s founding Artistic Director.
Vocalists are invited to submit applications online at sarahvaughancompetition.com
For the seventh consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition (aka the "SASSY" Awards) -- a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan, more than 75 years ago.
NJPAC and Goya Foods, Inc. announces partnership to enhance Latin cultural events and arts learning in Newark and beyond
Goya Foods becomes NJPAC’s Official Sponsor of Latin Programming and Education.
Now’s your chance to be among the first in line to see all your favorite performers in every art you love – dance, jazz, poetry, comedy and many more. A diverse choice of over 150 attractions for the new season, and plenty still to come, is bound to include an experience you won’t want to miss, whether it’s Bollywood or ballet, hip-hop or K-pop.
Featuring appearances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Paquito D’Rivera, Michael Feinstein, Lisa Fischer, Savion Glover, James Monroe Iglehart, India, and Xian Zhang conducting musicians of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
Visitors to the popular New Jersey venue will now have the added convenience of using the Lyft button in the new NJPAC mobile app to call a ride to or from the venue, removing parking from their planning process.
“As the premier venue for important conversations about New Jersey politics, arts and education, NJPAC is a natural location to host the first debate, and we’re proud to do so,” said President and CEO John Schreiber.
Dedicated funding from ADP will enable the Arts Center’s Department of Community Engagement to introduce and expand many events offered free to the public, such as dance workshops, children’s reading circles, jazz jams, and panel discussions.