New Brunswick Cultural Center

New Brunswick Cultural Center’s mission is to stimulate the cultural development and economic growth of arts and entertainment in New Brunswick through the enhancement, preservation, maintenance and effective administration of existing and future venues that service the primary constituent base of the New Brunswick Cultural Center. And, by nurturing emerging and viable arts, educational and entertainment organizations that reach the diverse communities of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Cultural Center and its Arts Partners thrive to establish New Brunswick as the premier arts and entertainment destination in the region.



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American Repertory Ballet

American Repertory Ballet’s mission is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences and to dance students through artistic and educational programs. The organization comprises: the preeminent professional classical and contemporary ballet company in the state; Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation; and ARB’s Access & Enrichment initiatives, including its acclaimed DANCE POWER program, the longest continuously running community and arts partnership in New Jersey. ARB was voted the Jersey Arts People’s Choice for “Favorite Dance Company” in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016.



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Crossroads Theatre Company

Our mission is to create and present professional theatre of the highest standards of artistic excellence that celebrates the culture, history, spirit and voices of the entire African Diaspora.



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George Street Playhouse

George Street Playhouse seeks to produce the highest quality of intellectually and emotionally challenging new works, re-imagined classics, and educational programs that speak with relevance to society.

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New Brunswick Jazz Project

“…New Brunswick has now become a destination for jazz.”
~ The New York Times

The New Brunswick Jazz NPO is a recognized tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, dedicated to presenting world class jazz performances in downtown New Brunswick & other Central Jersey venues.

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State Theatre New Jersey

State Theatre New Jersey-creating extraordinary experiences through the power of live performance. The theater exists to enrich people’s lives, contribute to a vital urban environment, and build future audiences by presenting the finest performing artists and entertainers and fostering lifetime appreciation for the performing arts through education.


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Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers is one of the largest and most distinguished university-based museums in the country. It collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits world-class works of art to provide the university community and diverse regional, national, international audiences with direct experience of the visual arts. The Zimmerli’s permanent collection of 60,000 objects ranges from ancient to contemporary art and featuring particularly rich holdings in the areas of 19th-century French art, Russian and Soviet Nonconformist art, and American and European works on paper, including prints, drawings, photographs, and rare books.



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Hub City Jazz Festival

The 12th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival/November 3-6, 2016. This four-day event begins on Thursday night with FREE LIVE JAZZ performances at restaurant venues in the heart of downtown New Brunswick, NJ. Sunday’s main event will feature some of the biggest names in contemporary jazz–Incognito featuring Maysa, Walter Beasley, Tom Browne, and The Hub City Jazz All Stars featuring Radam Schwartz, Dave Stryker, Bruce Williams, Andrea Brachfield, and Cecil Brooks.



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Elijah’s Promise

Since 1989, Elijah’s Promise has harnessed the power of food to break the cycle of poverty, alleviate hunger and change lives.  We operate a community soup kitchen, culinary arts school, catering business and connect low-income individuals and families with social and health services. With the support of volunteers, donors and community partners, we serve more than 200,000 meals per year and train previously unskilled workers for careers in the food services industry.



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Hub City Sounds Festival

Hub City Sounds is a FREE family welcoming Performing, Visual and Culinary Arts Festival Series with events with all tastes!



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Elijah’s Promise

Elijah’s Promise is New Jersey’s leading expert on Food Justice. Their renowned Culinary Institute and Community Kitchen serve as the most diverse and inclusive model that should be adopted across the nation. Please show your support by sharing this video and visit their website at to explore the many opportunities on how YOU can support this fabulous organization’s efforts to harness the power of food to break the cycle of poverty, alleviate hunger, and change lives.

“Elijah’s Promise does not give a hand out, they give a hand up!”

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