Arts & Entertainment

December 17, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — In a world dominated by online and big-box shopping, the Belmar Arts Center is making this holiday season a bit more personal — by offering the gift of art from a medley of artists through several upcoming events. Affordable Art: A Holiday Sales Exhibit, to be held through December ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Christmas trees can be a delight, but once the holiday passes you might not want one crowding your living room. Solution: The Westfield High School Music Christmas tree pickup. For $20, Westfield residents can register to have Westfield High School music students pick up ...

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MAHWAH, NJ -  Film and animation students from Columbia High School (CHS) won two awards at Ramapo College of New Jersey's 4th Annual High School Film Festival. The festival took place on Dec. 8, and included 36 original films submitted by students.  Students entered original films in a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Can you believe it? Just two more weeks of 2018! Let’s celebrate what’s left of this year and of December, there is just so much going on in the Hub City! Monday, Dec. 17 Movie Night 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where: New Brunswick Public Library Come enjoy a film with family and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Investors Bank Theater in Succasunna, the Roxbury Arts Alliance (RAA) is presenting its second vocal talent competition. Called “The Star Next Door – A Vocal Competition,” the competition offers vocalists the chance to win money. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A sold-out audience listened to holiday tunes, Neapolitan songs and classic arias, at a performance of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra Saturday night. The upbeat performance had the audience clapping along to some tunes and included students from Westfield public schools. The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee's spotlight video  of the Berkeley Heights Tree Lighting and Fourth Annual Winter Walk held on Saturday, Dec. 1. The tree lighting was presented by the Berkeley Heights Recreation Special Events committee and the Winter Walk ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - For the second year, you are invited to nominate a home that you believe has the best display of holiday decorations in Berkeley Heights. To nominate a home, click here. Deadline is Thursday, December 20th. If you believe your outdoor holiday decorating skills deserve a little ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ For the 95th year, carolers from Basking Ridge and nearby will gather in downtown Basking Ridge for the traditional community holiday sing-along on Christmas Eve led by a brass band on the steps of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church at 1 East Oak St. Each year, crowds of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas High School's highly regarded Douglas Drama will be presenting its Superior Showcase this evening, Monday, December 17, at 6:00 p.m. The Superior Showcase highlights Douglas Drama's outstanding District competition results and awards, including 4 Critics Choice ...

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The Chatham High boys select choir recently performed a "Holiday Mash Up." Watch their unique version of the 12 Days of Christmas in the video below.    

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It is rare to see one person successfully combine so many skills and aptitudes, especially when some of them seem diametrically opposite. But that's what Jamie Lemberg, president of the Friends of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra and also the director of digital and social ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- One of the holiday season's most popular family events -- the 41st Annual Festival of Trees at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge -- will be open daily for public tours through most of December. The Somerset County Park Commission's EEC each year presents ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY The PMUA is sponsoring Helping Hands.  Starting today, bring little ones by the office at 215 West Front St. to pick out a new pair of gloves ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. — Gingerbread will be the theme of the third Thursday Night Holiday Lights on Dec. 20 here.   The evening's activities include music, do-it-yourself activities, fire truck rides, shopping and more throughout the borough.   The old Historic Courthouse will be re-created ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A sold-out audience listened to holiday tunes, Neapolitan songs and classic arias, at a performance of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra Saturday night. The upbeat performance had the audience clapping along to some tunes and included students from Westfield public schools and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights unveiled a plaque dedicated to the library’s centennial celebration and the fundraising campaign, Saturday afternoon in the Large Conference Room on the second floor. “I can’t tell you how pleased I am to see everybody, ...

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Welcome to The Adventures of Superchum, TAPinto The Mainline's monthly comic strip! We want this feature to capture the essence of the old Sunday Comics page, with full-color fun. Superchum and the Mighty Befrienders are a superhero team that is going to move into Lower Merion Township. When last ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A sold-out audience listened to holiday tunes, Neapolitan songs and classic arias, at a performance of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra Saturday night. The upbeat performance had the audience clapping along to some tunes and included students from Westfield public schools. The ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School’s winter chorus and orchestra concert, featuring the String Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Notations, Voicemales, Chamber Orchestra and Concert Chorus, will be held in the high school auditorium on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Some selections will include ...

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RED BANK, NJ –Saturday, December 15, 2018, a little after 5pm. I don’t know what or why, but this Christmas lights-laden boat slowly cruised down the Navesink River, stopped in front The Molly Pitcher, pivoted, and cruised on back up. Check out the short VIDEO. If you enjoyed this article ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which​​​​ is scheduled for Saturday, March 16.  Sister Percylee has been the Principal of Union Catholic since 1980 and has been the ...

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Welcome to The Adventures of Superchum, TAPinto The Mainline's monthly comic strip! We want this feature to capture the essence of the old Sunday Comics page, with full-color fun. Superchum and the Mighty Befrienders are a superhero team that is going to move into Lower Merion Township. When last ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Santa visited the Bridgewater Township Farmer's Market at the Bridgewater Township Library, on Vogt Drive, Dec. 9. The farmer's market is held once a month inside the library, with a number of local vendors showing off their wares. Lots of families turned out to the December ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  Need last minute holiday gifts or fresh food for holiday meal preparations?  This Sunday is the last Parkland's Farmers' Market of 2018 and will feature the last craft sale featured at the Farmers' Market.  It's a great opportunity to purchase homemade items for family, friends or ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Listen to holiday music, have breakfast with Santa, do some holiday shopping, and more this weekend.  Here are a few ideas for you, some in Plainfield, and some nearby. SATURDAY There are two chances to see Black Nativity, at 2 p.m. and at 8 p.m.  Director of film and ...

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 HOLMDEL, NJ -  The Christmas season is 'lighting up' in the area. You can see by this video that festive homeowners in the Boxwood Terrace neighborhood of Holmdel wouldn't mind a few extra guests this year. They have an exciting reason to stop by! Drive by this beautiful  Boxwood Terrace home off ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The gymnasium of Sparta High School was packed and loud on Friday for the second annual Winter Fest.  The afternoon’s activities were the culmination of weeks of work by Sparta High School Student Council and Find the Courage club. “I think the day went really well and was a ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This Saturday, Dec. 15, is the third and final day when the "little houses" of Dickens Village are open for viewing in Ricalton Square in Maplewood Village. While the houses remain throughout the holiday season, this Saturday is the last chance to visit with Santa, take a horse ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – On Dec. 16, 1944, the German army launched a surprise, but doomed, attack on Allied forces that came to be called the Battle of the Bulge. Jim Cullen, 21, survived that nightmare. Tomorrow, 74 years beyond the eve of that attack, the Succasunna resident will be signing copies of a ...

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