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Lamplighter started back in 2011 simply as a website that wrote about local music and art.

Now we want to become a full 501(c)(3) Nonprofit and focus our work on making the music and art scenes better: more dynamic, more accessible, and more vibrant.

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The Latest Content

  • Mike King | Music Editor

    A Personal Statement from Our Music Editor, Mike King

    Music Editor Mike King explains why Lamplighter is important, and why you should consider donating to our Indiegogo campaign.

  • Death Loves A Feindt

    Death Loves a Drinking Game…

    Death Loves a Drinking Game & Before I Die I Want to Swim with Sharks is the latest from Piscataway House Publications. This edition of the Duel Book Series takes you through a booze-fueled series of confessions, the type of anxieties that only spill out from a comfortable barstool after finishing a snifter of whiskey.

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    Index Art Center’s Reopening

    The Index Art Center in Newark Reopened this past January, playing host to a number of fresh installations and awesome musicians under a geodesic bandshell. All photos taken by Brandon Schwartz

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    Marked By Ashes: The Return of Index Art Center

    After suffering the loss of its former space on Broad Street in Newark, when the store underneath the gallery caught fire and caused permanent damage to the structure above, Index was forced to close in June, 2013. This winter, shaken of ashes and baring a newfound bravery, Index has ascended from the flames.