Arts & Entertainment Top Stories

April 12, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School students involved in ceramics design won several awards, including a best-in-show first-place, at a recent competition. “Tonight was very exciting as we earned not one, not two, but six awards at the extremely competitive Montville MUDD Ceramics Invitational," ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township High School alumnus and children’s book author Ross Tanner has a new book out called “I Will Not Stop My Trot,” based on the battle his fiancée lost with cystic fibrosis. Despite the sad story, the children’s book is an uplifting tale of two horses, one who has ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - What's on TAP this weekend? Plenty. Easter Egg Hunts. Live Music. Films. Music. Games. Rummage Sales. Plant Sales and a Bar Crawl. Have a great weekend!  Friday April 12 Friday Films Greenbrook; Morris County Library;  2pm  DI-Friday; Historic Speedwell; 3pm - ...

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BELMAR NJ — Rock ‘n’ roll ruled the day during the Beach Music Studios annual Spring Concert Scholarship Fundraiser, held yesterday at the Beach Haus Brewery. Performing to an audience of nearly 100 persons on April 6, the Belmar-based music studio’s young musicians and singers age 8 through 18 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Historical Society invites the public to attend their annual Dinner on April 25, 2019. Hoes d’oeuvre at 6PM, Dinner at 7 p.m., Cash Bar Mr. Rick Giffken will speak on the “Lost Amusement Parks of the North Jersey Shore’ with rarely seen images to document ...

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PORTVILLE, NY – With a cast and crew of approximately 150 students, Portville Central School is set to present Disney's “Beauty & the Beast Jr.,” a shorter version of the childhood classic, this weekend with its largest cast to date.  “In the past we have gone from 12 kids to 50 kids in the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _  Local kids can bring their bait and fishing poles and cast a line to try to hook the biggest fish at this Saturday's Annual Fishing Derby at Southard Park pond, hosted by the Bernards Township Parks & Recreation department. The event is free for youth of all ages and ...

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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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band will present its annual spring concert, “Hymns & Songs for Winds” with featured soloist Kenneth DeCarlo. The concert will be held Sunday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, 600 Garretson Rd.  DeCarlo has performed, ...

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STAFFORD - With Easter just around the corner, there are many events in our area this weekend for the kids and families to enjoy.  Saturday April 13:  9:30-11:30 a.m. Easter Bunny Egg Hunt hosted by the Ocean Acres Civic Association at the Ocean Acres Community Center.  Bring your own ...

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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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