This Week's Broadcasts
Nimbus Dance Company (photo by Joe Velez)
On your PBS stations this week, Nimbus Dance commissions music by experimental composer Qasim Naqvi, played by members of the NJ Symphony Orchestra. 

Plus, reporter turned poet Francesca Maximé, The Encyclopedia of Things, and Homebound Arts.

Sat, 11/21 @ 7:30 pm
Thurs, 11/26 @ 11:30 pm

Sun, 11/22 @ 11:30 am

Mon, 11/23 @ 10:30 am & 3:30 pm
Wed, 11/25 @ 10 am & 3 pm
November is Native American Heritage Month!
All month, we are featuring artwork by Native artists.
Watch our story about the Newark Museum's exceptional collection of work by Native artists of North America, acquired over a century.

Pictured: Detail of Kachinas Distributing Gifts by Fred Kabotie (Naqavo’ma), Hopi, Arizona
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Virtual & Socially Distanced Arts Events
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Tonight at 7 pm, the Newark Museum of Art is hosting FORSA!: A Journey through African Art, Music, and Culture via Zoom and Facebook Live.
On Dec 4 at 8 pm, Montclair Literary Festival is hosting a virtual conversation with Jane Fonda and Cheslea Clinton, with ticket sales benefiting the non-profit Succeed2gether. 
On Tue, Jan 12 at 7:30 pm, NJPAC will present Regina Carter: A Salute to Ella in Stories and Song, for free via zoom as part of their Jazz Icons Series!

Our related story: Regina Carter
What to Watch
The impact of the coronavirus on the arts in New Jersey is severe. As the pandemic stretches on, income is being lost by artists and workers of all kinds in the cultural arena.

As we all continue to support our favorite artists and venues in these changing times, we'll be sharing some great stories for you to enjoy from home.
PLOrk takes the traditional model of the orchestra and reinvents it for the 21st century. Each member performs with a laptop and custom designed hemispherical speaker that emulates the way traditional orchestral instruments project their sound in space.

Our storyPLOrk
In 2015, the Montclair Art Museum mounted the first major American exhibit of art created in the 1990s – between the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11. Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s featured the art that defined an era.

Our story: Art of the 90s
Refugee teens from Syria, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Myanmar create a public artwork at Say It With Clay in Collingswood, where teens can express themselves as they adjust to new lives in America. Say It With Clay founder Abbie Kasoff is a believer in the healing, therapeutic power of making things with clay.

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