Tag: newark

Made in Newark: The local art scene

WNYC News, May 14, 2009 In Newark, New Jersey, a local arts scene is thriving away from the Manhattan spotlight. This evening, Newark’s Aljira Gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary. For the last decade Aljira has hosted a program for emerging artists. WNYC’s Siddhartha Mitter spoke with some of them.

At Newark funerals, “It’s sadness all over”

WNYC News, August 13, 2007 Newark police are seeking a fourth suspect in the execution style murders of three college-age young people on August 4th. Newark mayor Cory Booker announced the warrant for Rodolfo Godinez on Saturday morning at a brief press conference wedged between funerals. The victims were buried on Saturday after funerals at […]

On the street, a fashion classic is new again

WNYC News, February 8, 2007 It’s Fashion Week and on the runways models strut, celebrities gawk and the trends are set. But for some fashion conscious folks, there’s no substitute for the judgment of the streets. WNYC’s Siddhartha Mitter reports.