Increased outreach, and a greater focus on development in general, will be a theme for NJPAC
One of the biggest displays of corporate support, and a telling illustration of how the holiday had grown, occurred in 2004 when Toby and Gary Cooperman, a white couple from the Newark suburb of Short Hills, gave $1.5 million to NJPAC
to help establish what they believed was the first public-endowed Kwanzaa fund (Johnson, 2008).
is the cultural center of North Jersey," Dranoff says.
The airline has previously been the Inaugural Sponsor for NJPAC
and its Official Airline from 1996 to 2002.
Conforth explains that the NJPAC
music programs had a limited reach before the advent of Internet2.
Speakers include Tim Lizure from NJPAC
, Mike DeMarco from Mack-Cali and Aisha Glover from the Newark Alliance.
We've got relatively easy access to the port and other transportation, which could make Newark a logistics hub; and we've also got the bones to be a tourism and arts center, with attractions like NJPAC
(the New Jersey Performing Arts Center), the Prudential Center, and the Newark Museum."
Hansen, vice president of development at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC
), Newark, N.J., explained that as a performing arts organization, having a holistic database that tracks multiple contacts with donors is essential.
Opened in 1997, NJPAC
contains three theatres, three restaurants and social spaces for corporate and civic events.
South Pacific (M-1st Co.) NJPAC
($96; 2,708, $1,255,899, 7 perfs) (1/26-1/30/11).