Freedom Rider

Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theatre, New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

The Crossroads Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of a new American play FREEDOM RIDER, June 10 - June 26, 2022. Written by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, Murray Horwitz, Nathan Louis Jackson, Ricardo Khan and Nikkole Salter Conceived and Directed by Ricardo Khan. On May 4, 1961, a group of young civil rights activists from colleges and […]

Story & Verse: To Be Free Is to Be Bold

Pettoranella Gardens 20 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ

Monthly open mic poetic and storytelling event that welcomes local and regional talent to perform original works inspired by that month's theme and brings diverse communities together.  Interested performers should arrive 15 minutes before the start time of each event.

Story & Verse: Spark in the Dar

Pettoranella Gardens 20 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ

Monthly open mic poetic and storytelling event that welcomes local and regional talent to perform original works inspired by that month's theme and brings diverse communities together.  Interested performers should arrive 15 minutes before the start time of each event.

Summer at the Opera: Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Princeton Senior Resource Center 101 Poor Farm Road, Building B, Princeton, NJ

Fire Shut Up in My Bones is an adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s harrowing memoir of the same name. The story follows a young Charles as he navigates adolescence and struggles to overcome a life of trauma. Composed by Terence Blanchard, this was the first opera by a black composer performed at the Metropolitan Opera […]

Free

Story & Verse: Circle of Life

Pettoranella Gardens 20 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ

Monthly open mic poetic and storytelling event that welcomes local and regional talent to perform original works inspired by that month's theme and brings diverse communities together.  Interested performers should arrive 15 minutes before the start time of each event.

1619 Project: Reckoning w/ The Truth. Nikole-Hannah Jones, Khalil Muhammad

Old First Church Presbyterian 820 Broad Street, Newark, NJ

A Very Special Community Conversation Featuring Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine and Creator of The 1619 Project, "The 1619 Project: Reckoning With The Truth." Moderated by: Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, 1619 Project Contributor. Click here to register. 1:30pm - 2:30pm: Performances Produced […]

Free

Intellectual Vibes, Poetry & Eats

1490 S. Olden Ave in Hamilton, NJ. 1490 S. Olden Ave, Hamilton, NJ

Spoken word poetry, prose, R&B, and refreshments

$45.00

Roots & Branches of the 20th Century Black Arts Movement: Paul, Ossie & Alvin

Arts Council of Princeton 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ

Paul Robeson was perhaps one of the most influential artists and social critics of the 20th century. His impact on the Black Arts Movement reaches across the globe and throughout time. The analytical framework used in the racial literacy and justice class at Princeton High School will be used to provide perspective on the life […]

Free