Arts & Entertainment

May 10, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ — A Paramus High School student took third place in a statewide music competition that featured messages of substance use prevention. Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) "Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey" sponsored the music competition with support ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - On Friday, May 28 a screening of The Black Panther will be held at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. The event is free and open to Union County residents only. Pre-registration is required in order to reserve a spot. To ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland's popular family food and music event, Eats 'N' Beats, is returning to Pine Trails Amphitheater on Saturday, June 5. The family-friendly event will feature live music by Shaw Davis and The Black Ties and include food trucks as well. Eats 'N' Beats is from ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After inviting local children in grades Pre-K through 12 to demonstrate their personal interpretation of justice through any medium of their choice, the Livingston Justice community action group has announced the winners of its first Livingston Justice Youth Creative Expression ...

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COVID-19 safety rules apply at this event. Union County’s seasonal series of drive-up movies continues on Friday, May 28 with a screening of The Black Panther at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. This event is free and open to Union ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough is hosting a Multicultural Festival on Saturday, May 15 at Gloria Bradford Park from noon until 5 p.m. Masks are required to attend the family-friendly, outdoor event and participants are asked to social distance as well. The event will include dance and musical ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!" Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life.  Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Symphony Hall this week unveiled designs for its new exterior renovation, a project which began last year.  The project is part of a three-phase, $50 million effort set to wrap on the venue’s 100th birthday in 2025. The design, from Trenton-based architectural firm Clarke ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – South Plainfield’s own Cory Singer recently released the video for his single, “Someone,” a song he wrote about wanting to fall in love with someone who truly understands you. Singer is a singer-songwriter, musician, theater performer, and autism advocate. Diagnosed with autism ...

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Opening Reception on May 22nd to Coincide with the Long-Awaited Return of The Katonah Art Stroll  CB Gallery, Katonah, NY’s top contemporary art gallery, is pleased to announce its next exhibition entitled “Common Ground,” by Mt. Kisco resident, Carol Greenan Bouyoucos.  The exhibit will run ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The results are in! Throughout the month of April, TAPinto Rahway helped to promote the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Award competition for "Best Small Town Arts Scene." A panel of experts made the nominations, and winners were then decided by popular vote. Rahway was a nominee, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — A Paramus High School student took third place in a statewide music competition that featured messages of substance use prevention. Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) "Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey" sponsored the music competition with support ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Symphony Hall this week unveiled designs for its new exterior renovation, a project which began last year.  The project is part of a three-phase, $50 million effort set to wrap on the venue’s 100th birthday in 2025. The design, from Trenton-based architectural firm Clarke ...

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CAMDEN NJ – This city will be the spotlight as comedic actor Adam Sandler films scenes here for “Hustle,” an upcoming movie that he and NBA great LeBron James are producing for Netflix. Production crews for “Hustle” have already filmed across the river in Philadelphia, but the N.J. Motion ...

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Overlook Auxiliary Announces the Launch of    “Art for Gratitude” Campaign                                               Local community invited to join in creating framed tile murals to be hung at Overlook Medical Center benefitting the new Hersh Children’s Center at Overlook Medical ...

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UNION, NJ - Art for Education, a fundraiser sponsored by the Township of Union Education Foundation, will be held Thursday, May 20 from 5:30 8:00 p.m. The painting event will be held on the blacktop of Livingston School, 960 Midland Blvd.  Participants will be socially distanced and masked. For ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Symphony Hall this week unveiled designs for its new exterior renovation, a project which began last year.  The project is part of a three-phase, $50 million effort set to wrap on the venue’s 100th birthday in 2025. The design, from Trenton-based architectural firm Clarke ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Regional School District has been honored with the designation for Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).  This designation “recognizes and celebrates school districts for their support and commitment to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Instrumental Music Department will be holding a Roxbury Instrument Showcase for all Roxbury fourth- through sixth-grade students.  Students and their families are invited to RVSP to attend the Instrument Showcase on Thursday, May 20 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Rain Date: ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School will be presenting this year's musical "Some Enchanted Evening … a celebration of the songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein." The musical will be held May 12, May 14 and May 15 at 7 p.m., outside on Stewart Field. The ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Stay tuned to HGTV this month as a home in Piscataway Township will be featured on an episode of House Hunters. Township officials made the announcement on Friday, declining to give details as part of a nondisclosure agreement with the show. However, viewers can tune in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Public Library will present Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Barry Meier in conversation with Michael Isikoff, chief investigative correspondent at Yahoo News about Meier’s new book, “Spooked,” covering the rise of the private spying industry. This program, ...

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SPARTA, NJ – While it was a cold day, the sun was shining on the annual Sparta Trout Derby.  Families gathered around the pond at Station Park to try their luck, some fishing for the first time. Avelino Jacinto was assisted by Grandpa Abraham Jacinto and Michael Mandez as she landed a large ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Cross Cultural Works (SOMA CCW), in partnership Maplewood Township, and South Orange Village were proud to organize and host the first Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month kickoff celebration.  SOMA CCW is a local nonprofit that supports and celebrates the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below. Kenilworth Cub Scout Pack Gives Back to Community Kenilworth Mayor Karlovitch Provides COVID Update Varsity Softball: Unbeatable Bears Win Again Westfield Orders Restaurant Shut ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — During the council meeting held this past week, Councilman Michael Docteroff reported that pool membership registrations in West Caldwell have increased 20% from this time in 2019.  There will be adherence to required safety protocols involving COVID-19, however plans do include ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Stuart Kestenbaum and Rachelle Parker, poets who formerly and currently live in SOMA, respectively, will present their works in a streaming event as Watershed Literary Events, a spoken-word series sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs in South Orange, hosts its second ...

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April was a busy month for music bookers.  I’m not gonna lie, my skills were a bit rusty. However, music is resuming, folks are returning to venues that feature live music, and we’re all grateful to get back to work! There are a few local shows I’ve booked, and a FREE concert this Saturday, May ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Have you always wondered how Mother's Day got started?  It seems as though Mother's Day should have been the first-ever holiday, no? Watch this short video and get the real story.  Happy Mom's Day!

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Have you always wondered how Mother's Day got started?  It seems as though Mother's Day should have been the first-ever holiday, no? Watch this short video and get the real story.  Happy Mom's Day!

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