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New Hub City Opera with Highland Park Roots has First Show April 15

 

Hub City Opera and Dance Company Inc., founded by Highland Park resident Geza G. Schenk, springs to life on Sunday, April 15, 2018, Nicholas Music Center, with its inaugural production, Carl Orff’s Der Mond, in collaboration with Rutgers Mason Gross Music and Dance Departments and the Mason Gross Extension Division. The Highland Park Community Chorus will be playing a key role in the production. According to Géza G. Schenk, president of Hub City Opera and Dance, “the choice of Der Mond as our first production was made with our company’s purpose in mind. Hub City Opera and Dance’s mission is to bring rare and new works to the Central Jersey community, encourage community involvement and enrichment, and provide a fresh view of opera and dance. “In addition, with the inclusion of dance, Hub City Opera and Dance will be adding a new dimension to Orff’s work. READ MORE

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Sept 24 – Art and Highland Park Perfect Together at Renowned Festival

Arts in the Park, Highland Park New Jersey’s annual arts street festival, showcases fine arts and crafts from all over the region and shines a spotlight on Highland Park’s vibrant, diverse, multi-faceted arts scene. This outdoor juried art show and street fair draws thousands of people to the streets of Highland Park to enjoy top-notch art, music, and food while exploring Highland Park’s downtown as a shopping and dining destination. This year’s festival, lucky 13, is the biggest one ever, with over 220 artists and vendors selling art, food, and crafts under tents along Raritan Avenue (Route 27) in Highland Park.  

Juried Art Show

 

This year’s art show judges represent a diverse array of artists, arts professionals, and local celebrities. The juried art show features cash awards for first, second, and third places in eight categories: Graphics/Drawing/Printmaking, Fine Crafts, Mixed Media, Textiles/Quilts/Needlework, Painting, Jewelry, Photography, and Sculpture. READ MORE

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