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    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Danny Shot, Poet

    State of the Arts

    Danny Shot, Poet

    Hoboken poet Danny Shot on his new book "Works."

    Danny Shot, Poet

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Mana Contemporary

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    Mana Contemporary

    The innovative arts center Mana Contemporary is based in an old warehouse in Jersey City.

    Mana Contemporary

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Ember: Safe for Democracy

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    Ember: Safe for Democracy

    The New Jersey-based chamber choir Ember uses music to explore social issues.

    Ember: Safe for Democracy

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Ministers of Apollo: Historical Reenactors

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    Ministers of Apollo: Historical Reenactors

    The Ministers of Apollo use music and costumes to bring colonial America to life.

    Ministers of Apollo: Historical Reenactors

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Pink Martini

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    Pink Martini

    On location with the eclectic genre-crossing band, Pink Martini.

    Pink Martini

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Poet Stephen Dunn

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    Poet Stephen Dunn

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Stephen Dunn on his life as a poet.

    Poet Stephen Dunn

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Jersey (New) Moves

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    Jersey (New) Moves

    Jersey (New) Moves matches new choreographers with experienced mentors at NJPAC.

    Jersey (New) Moves

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Emari DiGiorgio, Poet

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    Emari DiGiorgio, Poet

    Poet Emari DiGiorgio writes about sexism, racism and other issues of social justice.

    Emari DiGiorgio, Poet

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Boys Dance at Franklin Middle School

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    Boys Dance at Franklin Middle School

    Sports, social justice and dance are on the curriculum for boys at Franklin Middle School.

    Boys Dance at Franklin Middle School

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Kasso's Journey

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    Kasso's Journey

    Street painter Will Kasso's mid-career retrospective and his Trenton murals.

    Kasso's Journey

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Paradise, a new play about science and art

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    Paradise, a new play about science and art

    A brilliant Muslim teen and her biology teacher are unlikely partners in this new play.

    Paradise, a new play about science and art

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Brandon Ballengee: Artist, Scientist, Environmental Activist

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    Brandon Ballengee: Artist, Scientist, Environmental Activist

    Meet eco-artist Brandon Ballengée, artist, scientist, and environmental activist.

    Brandon Ballengee: Artist, Scientist, Environmental Activist

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Carnatic Music: An Apprenticeship

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    Carnatic Music: An Apprenticeship

    Carnatic Music apprenctice Aisvarya Chandrasekar works with master Rajeswari Satish.

    Carnatic Music: An Apprenticeship

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Turning the Page on Black Comics

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    Turning the Page on Black Comics

    Black comics come of age. Meet a professor who studies them, and artists who create them.

    Turning the Page on Black Comics

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Anthony D'Amato: Singer/Songwriter

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    Anthony D'Amato: Singer/Songwriter

    Rolling Stone calls Anthony D’Amato’s songwriting “folk music raised on New Jersey grit.”

    Anthony D'Amato: Singer/Songwriter

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Recycling Magic: A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    Recycling Magic: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    It's recycling magic in the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

    Recycling Magic: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts A Year in the Trenches

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    A Year in the Trenches

    Cape May's East Lynne Theater Company's “A Year in the Trenches,” based on memoirs from WW

    A Year in the Trenches

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Refugee Teens at Say It With Clay

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    Refugee Teens at Say It With Clay

    Refugee teens express themselves in clay as they adjust to new lives in America

    Refugee Teens at Say It With Clay

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Experiments in Art and Technology: Beatie Wolfe at Bell Labs

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    Experiments in Art and Technology: Beatie Wolfe at Bell Labs

    Musician Beatie Wolfe brings ceremony to the digital age by collaborating with Bell Labs.

    Experiments in Art and Technology: Beatie Wolfe at Bell Labs

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Amelia & the Animals: Photographer Robin Schwartz

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    Amelia & the Animals: Photographer Robin Schwartz

    Hoboken photographer Robin Schwartz photographs her daughter in "Amelia & the Animals."

    Amelia & the Animals: Photographer Robin Schwartz

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts It's Nothing New: Jessica Dotson, young writer

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    It's Nothing New: Jessica Dotson, young writer

    A musical about siblings losing each other durng an urban riot by a sister/brother team.

    It's Nothing New: Jessica Dotson, young writer

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Theater for Everyone: Mary Poppins at Paper Mill Playhouse

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    Theater for Everyone: Mary Poppins at Paper Mill Playhouse

    Find out how Paper Mill Playhouse's “Mary Poppins” was changed to meet special needs.

    Theater for Everyone: Mary Poppins at Paper Mill Playhouse

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts The Valley Arts District

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    The Valley Arts District

    Meet the creative entrepreneurs of the Valley Arts District in Orange and West Orange, NJ.

    The Valley Arts District

    Video thumbnail: State of the Arts Todd R. Darling: Photographing Paterson

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    Todd R. Darling: Photographing Paterson

    Photographer Todd Darling's portrait of Paterson, inspired by poet William Carlos Williams

    Todd R. Darling: Photographing Paterson