Arts & Entertainment Top Stories

April 11, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Westfield will host the town’s 84th annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 7 and younger on Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m. in Mindowaskin Park.  Don’t be late — the plastic eggs (which are empty) are usually snatched up within minutes. The children ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The NJ Jackals are looking for host families in the Montclair area for the minor league baseball players. The New Jersey Jackals have announced that they are seeking out local area fans and families to host a New Jersey Jackal for the 2019 season. According to the release, the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- “Subject Matter”, a new work by Bergen County Choreographers will be presented at Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC) this weekend. The performances are scheduled for Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the two-hour show are $20 and available at hacpac.org.

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NEWARK, NJ - A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will be the keynote speaker for a lecture series at Rutgers University - Newark that explores migrant stories. Isabel Wilkerson, who was the first black woman to win a Pulitzer for her coverage of the 1993 midwestern floods, will speak April 25 as ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will be the keynote speaker for a lecture series at Rutgers University - Newark that explores migrant stories. Isabel Wilkerson, who was the first black woman to win a Pulitzer for her coverage of the 1993 midwestern floods, will speak April 25 as ...

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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. Read on below for more details: Friday, April 12 Township of Franklin  Please give blood and help save a life. TAP here for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - David Saint has directed Keith Carradine and Amy Irving. He collaborated with Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents, but a couple of construction workers seemed to leave him, at least for a moment, flustered on Tuesday. Saint, the Artistic Director of George Street ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will be the keynote speaker for a lecture series at Rutgers University - Newark that explores migrant stories. Isabel Wilkerson, who was the first black woman to win a Pulitzer for her coverage of the 1993 midwestern floods, will speak April 25 as ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Wow.  It was a beautiful and picture-perfect day for a Street Fair and did the folks come out for it.  Really came out. A huge number of arts and crafters in pop-up tents sold their wares while the cheerful crowd jostled and danced to live music, munched on everything ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Great Reunion 2019 is scheduled for July 3 to 7 this summer and Chatham High graduates from as far back as 1940 and as recent as 1980 got together on Wednesday night to go over the details for the big party. The steering committee met at the home of CHS grad Mike ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - David Saint has directed Keith Carradine and Amy Irving. He collaborated with Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents, but a couple of construction workers seemed to leave him, at least for a moment, flustered on Tuesday. Saint, the Artistic Director of George Street ...

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PARKLAND, FL- There are just two remaining chances to enjoy the City of Parkland Farmers' Market. This Sunday, April 14  is one of them! The Farmers' Market is open from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 at the Equestrian Center.  The Farmers' Market is a great place to purchase items including fresh and organic ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - David Saint has directed Keith Carradine and Amy Irving. He collaborated with Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents, but a couple of construction workers seemed to leave him, at least for a moment, flustered on Tuesday. Saint, the Artistic Director of George Street ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will be the keynote speaker for a lecture series at Rutgers University - Newark that explores migrant stories. Isabel Wilkerson, who was the first black woman to win a Pulitzer for her coverage of the 1993 midwestern floods, will speak April 25 as ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Weekly open mics in honor of National Poetry Month continues on Thursday at the Paterson Public Library. Set to begin at 6:00 p.m., the series, according to Talena Lachelle Queen, who also serves as the city’s poet laureate, is a prelude to monthly open mic poetry nights which will ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 7th and 8th-grade students at Roosevelt Middle School have been working since December preparing a comedic, musical rendition of "The Addams Family." With direction and choreography by J. Patrick McLaughlin and sets and props by Janis Oliver, the students have put in hours ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Libraries that are part of the Morris Automated Information Network or MAIN are inviting community members to participate in a 13 day promotion which invites patrons to solve a riddle or complete a task that leads to a prize entry form. The MAIN consortium of libraries includes 38 ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be celebrating their 14th Annual Seniors American Brunch on Friday, April 26, from Noon to 3 p.m. at the Casano Community Center. The “Seniors American Brunch” is an opportunity to shine a light on many important issues and trends. More than ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Those who follow the Falcons every year in Elizabeth, the Falcon cam has something to show you. Two peregrine falcons are watching over four new eggs in their nest, high atop the roof of the historic Union County Courthouse Tower in bustling midtown Elizabeth. Students, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Two peregrine falcons are watching over four new eggs in their nest, high atop the roof of the historic Union County Courthouse Tower in bustling midtown Elizabeth. Students, researchers, and Falcon fans can keep watch, too, by tuning into the free Union County Falcon Cam ...

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HACKENSACK -  Hackensack is about to get a little more colorful and it has nothing to do with spring’s arrival. World-renowned artist Damien Mitchell began work Monday on a public art project aimed at building a sense of community and promoting civic pride in Hackensack.  An empty wall on the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Libraries that are part of the Morris Automated Information Network or MAIN - including Roxbury Public Library - are inviting community members to solve a riddle or complete a task that leads to a prize entry form. The MAIN consortium of libraries includes 38 public libraries.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The NJ Jackals are looking for host families in the Montclair area for the minor league baseball players. The New Jersey Jackals have announced that they are seeking out local area fans and families to host a New Jersey Jackal for the 2019 season. According to the release, the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The two improvement projects totaling $8.6 million to modernize the public entrance and construct a new train maintenance building at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo has officially been completed, according to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. DiVincenzo announced the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Community members are mourning the loss of a beloved high school principal who died over the weekend — a passing that follows his bone marrow donation. Family members were still making the funeral arrangements for Dr. Derrick Nelson, said his 82-year-old father, Willie Nelson, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Teams scrambled around the downtown and took selfies at shops over the weekend in what organizers hope is the first of many clue hunts. Midnight Madness Events partnered with Downtown Westfield Corporation, the entity managing the downtown business district, for the Sunday game, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The two improvement projects totaling $8.6 million to modernize the public entrance and construct a new train maintenance building at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo has officially been completed, according to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. DiVincenzo, who announced ...

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Registration for the Verona Pool is open.  Register before May 15 to get credited with three daily guest passes. There will be a $25.00 administrative fee for registrations after May 15.  Pool registration can be completed online or in person. Online registration will be completed through ...

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New Providence has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. This marks the eighth time, and seventh year in a row, New Providence has earned this distinction. Now in its 20th year, the Best ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Always wanted a shot at Broadway?  Join Playhouse 22 next week for open auditions for Footloose as part of the inaugural "Summer Stage Under The Stars" production on the outdoor amphitheater at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center.   This production will be held outdoors ...

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