Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City announced today it will host the 4th Annual Community Life Fair along with the Job Fair at Bally’s Grand Ballroom on Wednesday, April 11, 2012.  From 10am to 4pm these fairs, which are free of charge and open to the public, surrounding community members and employees of all casinos, will have over 100 community agencies and organizations available to provide assistance and information on the services they offer. Additionally, Caesars Entertainment, which includes Bally's, Caesars, Harrah’s Resort and Showboat, along with several other agencies will be recruiting and interviewing on the premise for select positions. 

The Community Life Fair features several seminars set to provide education and information to community members and casino industry employees in attendance.   This year’s Community Life Fair includes: Job Search and Readiness Programs, Housing and Energy Assistance Information, Financial Management, Mortgage Mediation Services, Insurance/Retirement Planning Services, Educational Information and Vocational Training Opportunities, Youth Programs & Senior Services, Free Health Screenings, Fitness Screenings & Nutrition Information, Health, Wellness, Beauty and Lifestyle Presentations, and Free Food Tastings of dishes prepared by Caesars Entertainment’s Culinary Team.


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The Golden Nugget Atlantic City will have TLC’s well-known Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro on stage April 28 at 2 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. 

Buddy's live show will create an afternoon of cakes, stories, and fun for guests of all ages. In this rare live, interactive event, TLC's Cake Boss will share the stories behind his hit series and his colorful Italian family, answer audience questions, and give a live demonstration of the techniques that have made him one of the most successful and renowned cake artists in the nation.

Buddy will even invite a few audience members on stage to join in. Presenting a show suited for everyone; guests can bring their family and enjoy this chance to see the Cake Boss live and in-person.

Ticket prices start at $34.95*. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 866-746-5336  Taxes and $3.95 service fee will be added to all tickets.

From the shores of Jamaica to the beaches of AC – Reggae will rocking at the all new Resorts.  Resorts Casino Hotel announced today it will host the Reggae Jam Jam featuring Dax Lion and Juddah Tribe at Night Fever Dance Club presented by William Watts Promotions on Friday, April 20.

“Dax Lion is incredibly talented and an up-and-coming reggae star, we are thrilled to be able to host is USA debut of Reggae Jam Jam at Night Fever,” said Aaron Gomes, executive vice president of operations at Resorts Casino Hotel.  “Resorts continues to bring new and exciting events to Resorts and Dax Lion and Juddah Tribe will undoubtedly create a great night of entertainment.”

The event, hosted by legendary radio personality Ron Muchette, will feature reggae and dance hall music throughout the night as well as performances from world-class tumblers, Juddah Tribe and Dax Lion.  Dax Lion will also host the USA debut of his music video Reggae Jam Jam.  

Reggae Jam Jam will take place in Night Fever Dance Club at Resorts Casino Hotel on Friday, April 20, doors open at 8:30 p.m.  Cover will be $20 per person and table service is available by calling 609.340.7698.

A multi-media concert written and performed by Atlantic City native Ruth Wyand will be at The Richard Stockton College - Dante Hall Theater of the Arts on Sunday, April 15th at 2 PM. 

Ruth Wyand performs a composition of various artists such as Steven Foster, W.C. Handy, Billie Holiday, Hank Williams, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan plus many more in a visually stunning stage show, featuring musician’s portraits, performance photos, and other appealing artifacts of their time.  In addition to performing musical renditions from each historical era, Wyand also injects humorous anecdotes and other stories of the singers, songwriters, and musicians who have made up America’s musical and cultural heritage.

Born and raised in Atlantic City, Ruth has toured throughout the US, UK, New Zealand, Kuwait, Bermuda, Mexico and France as a solo guitarist and singer. She has won numerous awards for guitar and songwriting, including The Gamble, Rogers Finger style Guitar Competition, and Hank Williams Songwriting & Florida Songwriting Competition.  In addition to being a spirited performer, Ruth is also skilled educator.  She owns and operates the Carolinian Studio/Music School in Kitty Hawk, NC.  She holds a degree in Music Theory and Composition from the Richard Stockton College of NJ.

The Atlantic City April Fools Half Marathon and Shore Medical Center 11K and 7K event weekend included a packet pick-up on Saturday, March 31, at Bally’s Casino and Hotel, three races on Sunday, April 1, and a post-race celebration in Dennis Courtyard and on the deck of Harry’s Oyster Bar and Seafood.  From young to old, over 250 volunteers, staff and race committee members worked for 3 straight days to create this wonderful event for the runners.  

When it came to finding these volunteers the Atlantic City High School students went the extra mile!  Groups of students from the high school’s Z-Club, Leo Club and Cheerleaders joined the race crew and volunteered to run the water stations; giving water, Gatorade and energy gels to runners, assist with packet pick-up; supplying runners with shirts, bags and preparing for the race and in Dennis Courtyard on April 1, 2012 where ever they were needed. 

Seventeen year old Nellie Flynn, a senior at Atlantic City High School sang the National Anthem at the start of the half marathon race.  In addition, students from the Katz JCC’s Project Gesher, a Collaborative Teen Leadership Program, lead the Margate Library water station.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has joined the Google Art Project, offering high-resolution images of treasures from the collection in an effort to make art increasingly accessible to students, teachers, and art lovers of all ages. From armor to painting to decorative arts, more than 200 objects were carefully chosen from the Museum’s rich collections. The partnership is part of a major global project expansion, which now counts 151 partners in 40 countries, with 29 partners in 16 cities in the United States alone. The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s images now join the over 30,000 high resolution objects are available from museums around the globe.

The Academy of Culinary Arts will host a beer tasting and dinner as part of its 30th anniversary celebration, Wednesday, April 11, at Careme’s Restaurant, M-Building, 5100 Black Horse Pike, in Mays Landing.

Sample international brews and learn how to pair them with great food during “The Chef and the Brewer: Why the Best Wine for Dinner May Just Be a Beer,” led by Dr. Lynn Hoffman of Philadelphia, beer writer and former Atlantic Cape Beacons by the Sea Visiting Instructor.

Guests will have an opportunity to taste new and exciting brews selected by Hoffman, and paired with the following courses, prepared by ACA’s Chef Joseph Sheridan of Ocean City:

          Yard's Ale & Aged Cheddar Soup and a Philadelphia Style Soft Pretzel Stick, will accompany Yard's Extra Special Ale of Philadelphi

       Coriander Dusted Tuna with Roasted Corn Relish, will be paired with Hoegaarden Wit of Hoegaarden, Belgium

·      Pan-Seared Quail with Pancetta, Braised Napa Cabbage and Pan Gravy, will complement Chimay Premiere of Hainaut, Belgium

·      Roast Pork Tenderloin, Sauteed Broccoli Rabe, Italian “Long Hots,” and Sharp Provolone, will be paired with Victory Prima Pils of Downingtown, Pa.

·      Braised Beef Short Rib, Creamy Polenta and a Dogfish Head Reduction Sauce, will complement Dogfish Head Raison D'Etere of Rehobeth, Del.

·      Sticky Toffee Pudding with Gonzo Imperial Caramel, will be paired with Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter

Hoffman will be available to sign copies of his book, The Short Course in Beer. Tickets are $30. RSVP to Careme’s Restaurant at (609) 343-4940.