News

  • A weekend of surprises at South By South Orange Festival June 26-28

    It’s pretty rare that you have an opportunity to hear a neuroscientist talking with a couple of poets. But that will happen Saturday at SOPAC, as part of the first South by South Orange festival.   ...
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  • SOPAC 2015-18 Strategic Plan

    The SOPAC strategic plan was accepted by the Board of Governors in May, 2015. Nearly a year in the making, it reflects a process that included Board, staff, community members and strategic partners, along with consultants David and Nancy Grant ...
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  • Dodge Foundation Funds Dance at SOPAC

    The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has received a $30,000 grant from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation for the continuation of its Dance Series inaugurated last year. The 2015-16 grant represents a $5,000 increase from the funding ...
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  • Regina Belle at SOPAC May 29

    Former Englewood resident and Grammy Award-winner, Regina Belle, comes to the South Orange Performing Arts Center on May 29, 2015 for an 8PM performance. The four-time Grammy and Academy award-winning New Jersey native achieved worldwide accla ...
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  • David Grant Signs “Social Profit” Book at SOPAC

    Join former Maplewood resident and author David Grant for a reception and book-signing event in the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) Loft on Tuesday, May 12 from 5 until 6:30 PM.  Grant’s recent release, The Social Profit Handboo ...
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  • SOPAC Newsletter Available Online

    SOPACNOW, the first-ever newsletter for SOPAC puts the spotlight on many of the behind-the-scenes activities you wouldn't ordinarily know about. Meet our programming consultant, Steve Lurie, volunteer Tom Cogan, staffer Mei Zheng and more! C ...
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  • South Orange Performing Arts Center Hosts Region 5 Poetry Out Loud Competition for Second Year

    For the second year in a row, South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has been selected by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts to host the New Jersey Region 5 preliminary rounds of competition of the Poetry Out Loud program on Wednesd ...
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  • Gallery Artist Talks

    Saturday, April 18 12-2PM GIANTS OF JAZZ 17 Portraits by Micha Hamilton (On display through May 15, 2015) Join us for a viewing and discussion of the current exhibition hanging in The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC. 12:00PM  ...
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