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[email protected] CELEBRATES SPOTLIGHT GALA @ HOME

By Mabel Pais Even before the Arts Center opened its doors, the ‘Spotlight Gala’ has been a way for us to celebrate the arts, and gather together the community that has made NJPAC a vital […]

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JUSTICE WARRIORS IN DOC FILMS

By Mabel Pais MICHAEL MOORE’S FREE GIFT IN COVID TIMES “I think the BIG CRISES of our time is (that) our minds have been manipulated to give power to ILLUSIONS. We shifted to measuring growth, […]

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MAKING MUSIC IN COVID TIMES

 By Mabel Pais “We have been able to keep our students playing, engaged, learning new concepts, recording, and making music together during Covid-19. We have an amazing faculty who hold our students to high standards […]

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SOCIAL JUSTICE IN COVID TIMES

By Mabel Pais “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. […]

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58 Indian-origin executives employ over 3.6 million globally, account for $1 trillion in revenue

NEW YORK (TIP): A group of 58 Indian-origin executives heading various companies across 11 different countries, including the US, Canada and Singapore, collectively employ more than 3.6 million people and account for a combined USD […]

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Alvida Irrfan!!

In 1986, when  director Mira Nair was scouting for her film Salaam Bombay! at the National School of Drama in New Delhi, she fixed her gaze on a young man from Jaipur. “I noticed his focus, his […]

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Dance Diplomacy on Battery Dance TV

                                         Dance Diplomacy Jonathan with Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India NY, dancer Pallavi Krishnan of Kerala, India and Samiul Islam Poluck, elocutionist of Dhaka, Bangladesh On Battery Dance TV,  Sunday, April 19, 2020 […]

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ReelAbilities Film Fest NY 2020: A Closer Look

By Mabel Pais The ReelAbilities Film Festival 2020 (RFFNY2020) had its virtual run, March 31 to April 6th. The virtual schedule is available at reelabilities.org/newyork The following are highlights of some of the films screened…. […]

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TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2020 GOES VIRTUAL: TOGETHER, APART

  By Mabel Pais “While we cannot gather in person to lock arms, laugh, and cry, it’s important for us to stay socially and spiritually connected. Tribeca is about resiliency, and we fiercely believe in […]

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ReelAbilities Film Fest NY 2020 Goes Virtual

    ReelAbilities Film Fest NY 2020 Goes Virtual                                                                 By Mabel Pais   “We feel […]

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Sri Niketan Organizes International Music Festival

8-year-old students Thaarun and Tharuni Recite Shlokas at the opening Ceremony NEW YORK(TIP): The performance by dozens of internationally  renowned artists at the International  Music Festival organized by Sri Niketan, a sister of the decades old […]

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Holiday Dreams, A Spectacular Holiday Cirque!

By Mabel Pais “A delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil”  – The New York Daily News “I remember being […]

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HOLIDAY FAMILY FUN at NJPAC!

By Mabel Pais “’Hip Hop Nutcracker’ brings a generous dose of contemporary spirit, sure to heat up even the most restless and wintry of souls” – The New York Times “It turns “The Nutcracker” on […]

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NJPAC SPARKLES WITH MUSICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

By Mabel Pais The Boston Pops (BSO) The iconic Boston Pops (BSO),under the masterful direction of Keith Lockhart, arrives at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall with a sparkling holiday celebration.  The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) […]

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NYC Sheen Center’s – Two Remarkable Plays

By Mabel Pais The Sheen Center for Thought And Culture presents two plays: “When It Happens To You” and “Unheard Voices” in October 2019.  When It Happens To You “The first time I held my […]

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PLANUSA’s NYCLC Hosts Third Annual Fundraiser To CELEBRATE IDG 2019

By Mabel Pais Theme: “Challenges and Hope South of the Border” Special Guest Honored: Journalist Crisitan Benavides PIX11 reporter, and three-time Emmy Award winner Plan International USA’s (Plan) NYC Leadership Council (NYCLC) is hosting its […]

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ARLO GUTHRIE’S Unforgettable Concert

By Mabel Pais “….(Arlo’s) concerts are “a magical cornucopia of well-crafted songs, homespun humor, and stories of the past,”  – Modern Guitars Magazine The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents “ArloGuthrie– Alice’s Restaurant”Back By Popular […]

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NJPAC-WA at GALA Celebrates RAY CHARLES

By Mabel Pais “NJPAC is pushing its way into a new future, and being very imaginative and very intentional about the breadth of its vision and connectivity” – Marcia Wilson Brown, Board President of Women’s […]

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IAAC’s 2019 EB Dance Festival

By Mabel Pais The Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) is organizing the 11th Annual Erasing Borders Dance Festival (EBDF), a 3-day festival from September 14 to 16, consisting of: Dance CONCERT in Queens, New York, on […]

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McNally’s “Frankie and Johnny” McNally Honored LGBTQ Community, Stonewall-50 Commemorated

By Mabel Pais “Two of the best performances on Broadway. Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon’s chemistry burns up the stage” The Daily Beast  “Superb! As hilarious as it is touching”   – The Hollywood Reporter Get […]

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Dallas Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival :SIR Sweeps SAFF

DALLAS, TX (TIP): Rohena Gera’s feature directorial debut, SIR, wins big at the 5th annual DFW South Asian Film Festival, presented by Toyota, which took place from May 16th to 19th in Dallas, Texas. The […]

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KULTURE KOOL “10”

By Mabel Pais “There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. For me, India is such a place. … I had been seeing the world in […]

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2019 DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS’ STAR STUDDED CEREMONY

By Mabel Pais At the 85th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, the Drama League’s Executive Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, announced the winners at a star-studded luncheon ceremony hosted by Kristine Nielsen and Julie White on Friday, […]

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Get In The Holiday Spirit With Messiah & Cirque Dreams

By Mabel Pais HANDEL’S MESSIAH “(NJSO is)….a vital, artistically significant musical organization” – Wall Street Journal “Together, orchestra, chorus, conductor and soloists brought out the work’s many shades, and delivered that one particular seasonal requirement, […]