Arts & Entertainment Top Stories

February 13, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – Sue Lachenauer is pretty sure it was Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio who teased her grandson outside a liquor store one day last summer. The Roxbury resident said she didn’t think about it until photos of Distasio appeared in the news two months ago, identifying the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- SLOW FAST, an exhibit featuring new paintings and sculptures by Basking Ridge artist Serena Bocchino, will be open from March 1 through April 6 in Jersey City. The exhibit will be on display at the Art House Productions, Cast Iron Lofts Building at 262 17th St. in Jersey ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Sue Lachenauer is pretty sure it was Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio who teased her grandson outside a liquor store one day last summer. The Roxbury resident said she didn’t think about it until photos of Distasio appeared in the news two months ago, identifying the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bridgewater-based Green Planet band is kicking off its 2019 mall tour, and is also planning a stop at a local haunt in Somerville Friday. The band will perform at the Dragonfly Music and Coffee Cafe at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. In the band are 13-year-old singer and guitarst Kylee ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield native Lamar Mackson has had a long history in the film and entertainment industry, but recently his short film “White Pickett Fence” has landed him in the international spotlight with its selection to the Toronto Black Film Festival. The film has already won ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Musical Club will present an afternoon of music to celebrate Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 16. The free concert will be held at the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave., beginning at 2 p.m.  The event will feature: Piano - Victoria ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bridgewater-based Green Planet band is kicking off its 2019 mall tour, and is also planning a stop at a local haunt in Somerville Friday. The band will perform at the Dragonfly Music and Coffee Cafe at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. In the band are 13-year-old singer and guitarst Kylee ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - “Join us! We have magic to do just for you!” When the curtains open on Somerville High School’s production of “Pippin,” on February 28, March 1 and March 2, the cast entices the audience to suspend their reality for a few hours and go with them on an adventure. The exuberant ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Under the direction of Brianne Colombo, director of the Fairfield Public Library, the one-year-old Fairfield Historical Society has been hard at work to carry out its mission of promoting and raising public awareness of Fairfield's history through compiling, preserving, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Buddha’s Light International Association New Jersey Chapter (BLIA - NJ) will host a very special, free event, “Grand Cosmos Out of Little Scissors Paper Cutting Art Exhibition,” on Sunday February 17th at NJ Buddhist Cultural Center (NJBCC), located at 1007 New Brunswick Avenue ...

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