Arts & Entertainment

October 23, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show. Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show. Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show. Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Plainfield/Drake House Museum will host a lecture entitled “Legends of Sleepy Hollow 1792” that will be given by storyteller and re-enactor Alisa Dupuy from The Ladies of History Historical Productions. Dupuy will provide a dramatic reading of ...

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The Verona Juniors are getting into the Halloween spirit with Boo Fest, a Kids Costume Dance Party.  Boo Fest will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the H.B. Whitehorne Middle School gym (Entrance located behind Terry’s Pharmacy). Admission is $5 per person (kids under 1 ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Friends of Watsessing Park Conservancy held their first Arbor Fest yesterday in Watsessing Park. The event featured live music, food trucks and family friendly games and crafts. The live bands featured were Miwa Gemini, Bandits on the Run, Extended Family and Superflo and food ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater, presents Noises Off, a comedy by Michael Frayen, opening November 2.   Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ — Irish eyes were smiling brightly at the 98th running of the Far Hills Races on Oct. 20. Irish-bred horses won four of seven races, and those which were not born in the Emerald Isle were trained or ridden by people with Irish backgrounds. To kick things off, British-bred ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Westglades Middle School is holding its annual Howl-o-ween Bash this Friday, October 26, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include food and drink, a limited edition spirit shirt plus many new things like a haunted house and lots of chances to win prizes from local ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Hundreds of trick-or-treaters were disappointed last year when a Halloween trunk-or-treat event was cancelled at the last minute. That won’t happen this year. The Downtown Somerville Alliance, in conjunction with the borough’s Recreation Department, have joined together with ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Norz Hill Farm at 120 South Branch Road is hosting this year's Children’s Halloween Party on Thursday Oct. 25th from 3:30-5:30 p,m. The event is sponsored by the township Parks & Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required. There is a $7 fee. Call (908) 369-4832 ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ – A festive parade of lanterns will light up the night on Sunday, Nov. 4, as the Raritan Headwaters Association again celebrates the European Laternelaufen tradition on a walk through the meadows of the Fairview Farm nature preserve in Bedminster. Raritan Headwaters’ sixth annual ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Dragons on a front lawn, a skeleton sitting on a haystack and another skeleton pushing a lawn mower are among the decorations adorning properties as residents compete in a Halloween-themed home decorating contest. The contest is one among a series of initiatives the town is ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fifth graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School recently enjoyed their first author visit of the year with Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs, co-authors of the recently released “The Dark Deep.”  The authors discussed not only the book itself, but also how they wrote it together ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- In preparation for the world premiere of the Randolph High School Drama Club's fall play To The West, a Viking adventure piece, students in the cast are learning stage combat to train for the combat scenes in the show. On several Friday afternoons, the play's cast worked with ...

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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 Girls tennis:  home match at 4 p.m. vs. Union HS. Girls soccer: away match vs. Rahway at 4 p.m. Boys soccer: away at Westfield, 4 ...

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MANAHAWKIN - The Jukebox Legends, New Jersey's top 50's, 60's and 70's band is coming to the Manahawkin Elks this Saturday, October 27. Come out and reminisce to the sounds of those great years in music.             The show begins at 7 p.m., the doors open at 6 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Former secretary of state and United States senator John Kerry gave the keynote address to open the fifth annual Morristown Festival of Books on Friday, October 12 at the Morristown Performing Arts Center. The keynote was moderated by Ann Curry, the award-winning journalist and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The week of AddamsFest kicked off Sunday night with a preview opening of The Charles Addams Art Exhibit at the James Ward Mansion. The art exhibit in the downtown opens to the public Monday. For Charles Addams enthusiast Ron MacCloskey, it was about time. “I’m the guy, 25 ...

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OLEAN, NY -- Russell Allen’s wooden trains were among the attractions featured at the “Autumn in the Southern Tier Train Show” Sunday. The Toy Train Collectors Society presented the show, which was hosted by Olean Middle School. Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily to your ...

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UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair will take on a the glow of Halloween on Friday evening. Beginning at 6 p.m. through 9 p.m. the public is invited  to view an elaborate display of carved botanic, floral and Halloween themed pumpkins created by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – Colonial times were much simpler times.  No computers or cell phones.  No automobiles or electricity.  Many early innovations were developed right here in our own backyard. It was a real treat to witness Nutley’s rich and vibrant history that was on display during the second annual ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Canines and their humans have less than one week to put together a four-legged and two-legged costume so that they can join in the annual "Howl-O-Ween" Dog Parade and Costume Contest Saturday, Oct. 27. Sponsored by the Hillsborough Parks and Recreation Department, registration ...

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In a new podcast, reporters Dominic LoVallo and Andrew Hayn highlight the latest local news posted on TAPinto Greater Olean and preview some upcoming stories. PLAY Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily to your inbox.  Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Area schools, environmental groups, artists and art overs are invited to see the work of Ruth Bauer Neustadter, a local mixed-media artist, social and political activist, who has produced a large number of paintings that encourage discussion of the many environmental issues we ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fifth annual Morristown Festival of Books, “where readers and authors meet,” took place on October 12 and 13 in downtown Morristown. The event was kicked off Friday evening at the Mayo Performing Arts Center with a sold-out keynote by former secretary of state, U.S. senator, ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergen stages theatre troupe will open their season of student-run productions with the romantic comedy “Barefoot in the Park” Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Ender Hall Lab Theatre (400 Paramus Road). Written by Neil Simon, the performance features ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Watchung Hills Marching Band took first place at the Ridge Competition on Saturday night, and won best music and best percussion awards.   Watchung Hills Marching Band students have been working hard since August to perfect their  skills. Their hard work paid off with a ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - A field tucked away in a small suburban neighborhood in New Jersey might be the last place outsiders would expect to find one of the most prestigious steeplechase events. But for the 40,000 attendees – many of whom attend year after year – the Far Hills Race Meeting is no secret; ...

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SPARTA, NJ — Sparta High School freshman Shannon Huhn will be receiving the State Certificate of Excellence from the Royal Conservatory of Music in January. This past spring Huhn participated in the Royal Conservatory of Music examinations in the spring. Huhn was high scorer at Lineblad School ...

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