The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, in Newark, has announced a lineup for the second annual TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival, in November. Presented in partnership with WBGO 88.3 FM, it will feature two marquee events with a local hook: a 50th-anniversary words-and-music tribute to "Blues People," the landmark book by the lifelong Newark resident Amiri Baraka (Nov. 5); and a concert tribute to the nightclub proprietor Lorraine Gordon, who spent her childhood there (Nov. 7).

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