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NJ Workshop for the Arts Offers Westfield Fencing Club and is Registering for the New Season

The Westfield Fencing Club, a division of the New Jersey Workshop for the arts, is currently registering students for 2017-2018,  its 24th session, which begins on September 27. Classes and bouting for beginners, intermediate and advanced fencers will meet on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm and Saturdays at 9:30 am  at All Saints’ Church, 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains. 

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Join the New Jersey Festival Orchestra for an Exciting New Season 2017-2018

Join the New Jersey Festival Orchestra for an Exciting New Season 2017-2018

The New Jersey Festival Orchestra has unveiled plans for its 35th anniversary season. Audiences can expect a series of dynamic musical celebrations to rival anything in New York City. The 2017-18 concert series entitled “Voices of Distinction” promises five spectacular programs centered around words, stories, and music.

The season celebration begins dramatically in October with Serenades to Music, sparkling works by Vaughan William and Mozart and featuring internationally acclaimed virtuoso Stefan Milenkovich performing Paganini's B minor violin concerto, one of the most dazzling scores ever created for the instrument. 

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Exciting Upcoming Events in September

Exciting Upcoming Events in September
Photographers Reception at Juxtapose Gallery

Friday, September 8, 6-9pm

Pet Portraits at Lord & Taylor
Saturday, September 9, 11am - 2pm

Athleta Friends and Family Weekend Events, including book signing with Laurie Gelman, Author of Class Mom
September 14 - 18
 
Rahway International Film Festival to take place at The James Ward Mansion in Westfield NJ
Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24
 
FestiFall Brings Family Fun to Downtown Westfield 
Sunday, September 24, 10am - 5pm

Farmer's Market Saturdays in Westfield 
Saturday Mornings Through October, 8:30am - 1:30pm

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NJWA Music Studio Prepares for Fall Session

        

New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Music Studio will begin its fall session on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.  The Music Studio  provides instruction on all instruments and voice, for pre-school children through senior citizens, in a 30, 45 or 60 minute format. Instruction is provided for  strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar and piano.  Students learn to read music, study scales, understand rhythm, interpret repertoire, and develop range, tone and technique.

 Solo and ensemble playing are included. Various music styles are introduced, including classical, contemporary and jazz. Proper breathing techniques, tone production, language, diction, projection and interpretation are an integral part  of the vocal instruction.

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The Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival Finale Evening has been rescheduled to Wednesday, August 30, 7-9pm due to rain

The Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival Finale Evening has been rescheduled to Wednesday, August 30, 7-9pm due to rain

Due to rain, Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival final evening has been rescheduled to Wednesday, August 30, with an exciting lineup of live music. Come down and enjoy the free concerts!

Wednesday, August 30, marks the ninth and final night of the 21st Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival in Westfield, NJ. Jazz performances will be held in four locations throughout the downtown from 7-9pm. This weekly summer event is brought to you by The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC), and has been running every Tuesday night in July and August. 


Performers on August 30 include: 

Gus Bardaji Group - East Broad St. and North Ave. W.

Carrie Jackson - Elm St.

Jazz Lobsters* - Quimby St.

La Balteuband - South Ave. W. and Westfield Ave., Foundation Park

 

* Enjoy a special closing celebration on Quimby St., which will be closed to traffic. 

While enjoying the musical performances of “Sweet Sounds Downtown”, enjoy dining at one of Westfield’s fine restaurants or shop and stroll through downtown. We hope to see you there!

For the entire 2017 Performance Schedule, click here

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Drawing Workshops at Juxtapose Gallery

Drawing Workshops at Juxtapose Gallery

Bruce Waldman will hold three One-Day Drawing Workshops.

  • Sunday, Nov. 20, 10:30-2:30, COMICS
  • Sunday, Dec. 11, 10:30-2:30, LANDSCAPES
  • Sunday, Dec. 18, 10:30-2:30, CITISCAPES

Take more than one class and SAVE!

*Due to popularity, a non-refundable registration is required to reserve your spot

Facebook  Phone 908.232.3278 or Email info@juxtaposegallery.com

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Juxtapose Gallery/Helen Frank Meet the Artist!

Juxtapose Gallery/Helen Frank Meet the Artist!

Helen Frank will hold a Meet the Artist Reception and Book Signing at Juxtapose Gallery on Saturday, Nov. 19 fro 12-3. Show hangs until end of December

Facebook Phone 908.232.3278 or Email info@juxtaposegallery.com

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Majestic Winds to Perform a Fall Concert at Redeemer Lutheran Church

Majestic Winds to Perform a Fall Concert at Redeemer Lutheran Church

Majestic Winds, the professional wind band of the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts, will present a fall concert at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 229 Cowperthwaite Place, Westfield, NJ on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.  The ensemble will be directed by Howard Toplansky, an NJWA staff instrumental instructor. “Our musical offerings are geared to please a variety of musical tastes and range from Renaissance to Ragtime favorites,” stated Toplansky.

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FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST Concert Event

FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST Concert Event

The popular monthly FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST concert series returns on Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:30pm to the Galeria West Art & Music Gallery, located at 111 Quimby Street in downtown Westfield, NJ. This special and authentic music and dance concert event features an exciting evening of Flamenco Puro celebrating the best of this internationally popular genre. Come join with accomplished flamenco guitarist Pedro Cortes and his guest flamenco artists as they take the audience on an exciting cultural journey to Spain and beyond.

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Silhouette Day Rescheduled at Juxtapose Gallery

Silhouette Day Rescheduled at Juxtapose Gallery

***Due to an illness Silhouette Day has been rescheduled to Dec 3*** Call today to reschedule or make your appointment! Silhouettes make a great gift for grandparents or anyone in your child's life!

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