Arts & Entertainment

May 30, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to reach the maximum number of people from the Livingston community, Livingston Vision 20/20 has opted to post a new mini-survey survey every month rather than distributing its traditional community survey in hopes that this will encourage residents to take between two and ...

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A Rock and Roll Tribute to the 80's! Saturday May 30th, at 7PM EST (6 PM CST) Join David Ellefson of Megadeth and Thom Hazaert for the latest DAVID ELLEFSON YOUTH MUSIC FOUNDATION/GRAMMY MUSIC EDUCATION COALITION live-stream extravaganza, THE DECADE THAT ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — This week, two Millburn High School seniors were recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition for their outstanding achievement in visual art. Gabrielle Stoller has won a Scholastic National Silver Award in Sculpture, and Kate Lama has received a Scholastic National ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Nearly three months after the COVID-19 pandemic imposed social distancing and curtailed the ability to meet and mingle, shop and dine, attend school and earn a living, Gov. Phil Murphy has begun to ease some restrictions - with conditions. The Downtown Somerville Alliance is ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Count Basie Center for the Arts, the not-for-profit performing arts center with a mission to “Inspire, Educate and Entertain,” announced today the availability of a limited-edition t-shirt to raise funds for the organization, shuttered since mid-March due to the ongoing ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School (WOHS) Thespian Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on May 27, virtually recognizing graduating seniors and welcoming a new board and new members into the growing group. Despite the pandemic, theatre students at the high school collected ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville resident and New Jersey Housewife Melissa Gorga will be participating in a telethon to raise awareness and funds for the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF). Hip New Jersey and News 12+ will be joining together on Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m. to air the one-hour ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Girls’ Night Out in Downtown Westfield, a popular yearly event supporting downtown businesses, went virtual Thursday, becoming “Girls’ Night In” to meet the challenges of social distancing. Along with special promotions from shops and restaurants, there was a livestreamed video ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A town resident and 2019 Westfield High School graduate has seen a major growth in his social media following recently. Devin Caherly has over 1.3 million followers on TikTok. Caherly posted his first video last July and it reached nearly 11,000 views. After posting seven videos ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ –  In the coming months – as New Jersey continues to reopen following the pandemic – Glen Rockers will have a number of events to look forward to. During the Glen Rock Arts Council’s first-ever virtual meeting on Tuesday, the non-profit unveiled its slate of events for the next two ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Business Community, sponsors and organizers of the July 3 Celebration and Summer Concert Series, regrets to announce that both events have been cancelled this year.  The impact on New Providence businesses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has been ...

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HUDSON COUNTY – Outside of the classroom and online learning made necessary by the onslaught of the COVID19 public health emergency didn’t stop area students from from using their artistic ability to express their love for Hudson County. On Thursday, Hudson County Prosectuor Esther Suarez thanks ...

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RED BANK, NJ:  The Count Basie Center for the Arts has announced the 2020 Basie Awards, the annual celebration of Monmouth County high school theatre presented by Bank of America, will take place online on Tuesday, June 9 at 8pm exclusively on theBASIE.org and Facebook. This year’s Lifetime ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Students from Randolph, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon, Mt. Olive and Morristown have been named as Mayo Performing Arts Center's May Music Students of the Month - Outstanding Percussionists.  The students will receive a certificate for their honor from MPAC and will be featured ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Morris Lake will open for fishing  June 1 according to town officials. Anglers can fish on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Fishing permits are $20 for residents, $15 for residents over 62 years of age. Town officials ask residents to make arrangements to purchase a permit by calling ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Share your talent and support the gem of Middletown: The Middletown Arts Center!  SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm   BROADCAST DATE: June 26, 2020 at 7 pm Enter the Middletown Arts Center Virtual Talent Show, our annual talent competition open to any and all! ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend? If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township - from your home!  Sponsored Content - This July some top entrepreneurs will be delivering their insights at a virtual teen camp called ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ — Tune in to a virtual "Art in the Park" session hosted by Long Beach Township and Just Bead It on Friday, May 29 at 2 p.m.  This virtual art session is a preview of what is to come this summer in Long Beach Township.  During the watch party attendees will learn how to ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Sarah Escobar shares scenes of frustration and solitude. Christy Graham ...

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. — They say one man’s trash is another’s treasure.  For vintage food expert Old Smokey and collector Josh Macuga, cohosts of the History Channel’s “Eating History” — a reality show where the men are on a quest to unearth (and eat!) the oldest foods to have stood the test of time ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - There were two weeks left in the Spotswood Recreation Department's winter programs when the coronavirus stay-at-home order impacted Garden State residents. Subsequent spring programs were canceled and eventually even the REC Department's popular summer camps and events would also be ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library will offer curbside lending of materials to patrons, beginning Monday. Additional curbside services include faxing, copying, printing and provision of tax forms.  Curbside services will be offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although Livingston programs and events continue to be affected by the pandemic—including the latest status updates provided below on popular township events such as the annual 4th of July celebration, Youth Appreciation Week, summer gazebo concerts and more—the township continues ...

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FLEMINGTON DIY (Do It Yourself) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide an inclusive art space that engages the community with the burgeoning local arts scene, inspires social change, and invigorates the economic development of Flemington. Together with TAPinto Flemington ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough announced the cancellation of all programs for the summer of 2020 on Wednesday including the Milltown Borough Pool, the Summer SACC Program and the Albert Avenue Summer Rec Camp. The announcement was made via a Nixle advisory on Wednesday afternoon. The Milltown ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Morristown High School student Arthur Wawrzyniak was among the students honored as the Mayo Performing Arts Center Music Students of the month of May for Outstanding Percussionists. Students were from Morristown, Randolph, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon and Mt. Olive. Wawrzyniak ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - As the Barnegat Docks expands its drive-in movie offerings, Committee Al Bille wants the public to be aware of a programming change. Jaws, which was previously scheduled for July 10th will no longer be shown. “Jaws was pulled by Universal Studios,” advised Bille. “It's headed back ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - An attempt by one local artist to beautify parts of Mallory Avenue were put on hold after some residents are said to have complained to the Department of Public Works about the painting of the tree trunks. “A few constituents in the neighborhood that were concerned about the ...

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Middletown, NJ: Have fun, get creative and support the MAC! The Middletown Arts Center is calling for artists of all ages and abilities to decorate lawn signs for the “Sign of the Times” Public Art Event to help celebrate the strength of our community during these difficult times. It's ...

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TRENTON, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) students Olivia Olano and Andrew “Drew” Rachwal were chosen as 2020 Middlesex County Unsung Hero award recipients.  For 35 years, the Middlesex County School Boards Association along with Middlesex County Association of School Administrators have ...

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