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  • Newark First Fridays

    • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • From: June 1, 2017 to September 1, 2017 Recurring monthly on the 1st
    • Address: Halsey St between Warren & New, NJ

    Newark First Fridays announced today the lineup for the kickoff to the monthly festivals' inaugural season. The festival includes an art walk and market Downtown Newark as well as a platform to promote the newest gallery openings, events, and local businesses citywide. Entertainment highlights include live performances led by crowd favorite DJ's and producers in the Newark/Tri-State underground scene DJ Faheem and Gonzalo Silva. Also, art activations from Yendor Productions, the Barat foundation, and J Read, after work yoga with I’m So Yoga Newark and exhibition from Lifetime’s FloydLittle’s Double Dutch. Feature vendors include Forever Audacious, The Poor Kingz, Kern Bruce, Chef Nikko, EverydaySince08, Leather&Lace, BRWNBOX, Noirci Limited, Lyft & MORE. Official stops will be City Without Walls, Index Art Center, Express Newark, Newark Print Shop, Gallery Aferro Gateway Project Spaces,The Painters Palette NJ, Burger Walla, Boutique Off the Hanger and Equal Space Sponsors include CEDC and Newark Downtown District. Looking to participate? It’s not too late. Artists, vendors, volunteers needed, visit the Newark First Fridays website to see a full list of volunteer opportunities and apply to join the festival team. Newark First Fridays is powered by GalleryRetail, a Newark based prosocial creative service agency and supported by lead promotional partner Newark Arts, hosts Newark’s longest running arts festival, Open Doors. The goal is to collectively bring to fruition a regular renowned art, music, food and cultural community event in the Newark area.