Arts & Entertainment

April 24, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - “Voices From Around the World” is being presented by the Jersey City Theater Company as an essential online program, linking artists from Jersey City together with artists from around the world in an interactive experience featuring performances, interviews & ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Singer songwriter, and Bridgewater resident, Jim Winder had a rough night sleeping a few weeks ago – so he turned a sleepless night into beautiful music. “I felt the need to pray for someone who was struggling to breathe, perhaps a man like me, but who at this moment was ...

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UNION, NJ - The Salem Roadhouse Cafe has announced they will cancel all remaining 2020 performances.   Located at Townley Presbyterian Church, the Salem Roadhouse Cafe said they are working with this year's performer lineup to reschedule for next year.  Show proceeds always benefit local ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Friday, April 24th at 2:00 PM, the Montclair and Glen Ridge Police Departments, the Montclair Fire Department, as well as local EMTs and other local first responders will participate in a brief Healthcare Parade in front of the Mountainside Medical Center to thank and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The 31 Annual Fresh Perspectives show at the Morris Museum is taking on a different form this year.  Sparta High School will be represented by three student artists this year. Riley D’Alessandro, William Kristiansen and Julia McEllen were selected from approximately 400 pieces sent ...

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WARREN, NJ - The video says it all. Warriors united. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fapIC8xE67I&feature=youtu.be

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MILLBURN, NJ — The Carriage House Restaurant, located in the F.M. Kirby Carriage House at Paper Mill Playhouse, proves that the culinary show must go on. Although the theater is dark, Carriage House and Chef Holly Guber are offering curbside pickup for dinners every Wednesday through Sunday, and ...

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NEW JERSEY - At Jersey 4 Jersey, famous Jersey Girls and Jersey Guys threw their musical support last night to raise up the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, a COVID-19 charity spearheaded by New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy.  Rock and Roll royalty and famous comics threw jabs, but the real stars ...

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic, online alcohol sales has gone up 243% according to MarketWatch. Of that percentage, wine sales were up 66%. Now there is a more exciting and informative way for you to order your wine online, or in some cases, pick up curbside. It's an exciting one-of-a-kind Virtual ...

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During this very difficult time so many daily activities for both kids and adults have been put on hold indefinitely. But not for students of Nutley School of Music. One month ago Nutley School of Music made the transition to virtual learning and took all of their students online for private ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - COVID-19 has necessitated mass social distancing orders, keeping people confined to their homes in order to slow the spread of the spread of the virus as much as possible. Consequently, the country’s busiest cities have emptied out, becoming effective ghost towns. This includes the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Singing Jewish hymns is part of his very being, but Cantor Matt Axelrod of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains had never done it in a TV miniseries before. Axelrod lent his talents and authenticity to the successful HBO production of The Plot Against America, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Tom Marchetty, the owner of The Factory Workers, said he was ready to "hit second-gear" with his contribution to “A New View — Camden" — six large-scale works of art spread out throughout the city and initially set to begin installation this May.  For his part, Marchetty has been ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Some of the Garden State's most famous sons and daughters -- including Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Jon Stewart, Whoopi Goldberg, Danny DeVito, Chris Rock, Kelly Ripa, Tony Bennett, and Saquon Barkley -- are lending their support for the Jersey 4 Jersey fundraiser today at 7 p.m.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A referendum that would have helped bolster arts in Jersey City has been withdrawn by the Fulop administration in order to minimize the impact on taxpayers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is not an easy decision, and we have many more difficult decisions ahead of us ...

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NEW JERSEY - The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) today announced JERSEY 4 JERSEY a one-night broadcast fundraiser to fight the medical, social and economic impact of COVID-19 on New Jersey’s most vulnerable communities. This special evening will feature New Jersey’s biggest champions and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Dolores Poacelli, a Collingswood resident who also showcases her work in Camden, scrambled to collect what she could from her art studio in Philadelphia’s Italian Market about this time last month. The 74-year-old multimedia artist had an inkling of what the next month would hold so ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission announced the cancellation of the rest of its events through 2020, including the Independence Day fireworks and the Summer Concert Series. The Somerset County Park Commission announced the cancellation of the great majority of its events, ...

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This article is being featured as part of the publisher's  Talk About the Good  campaign.  There is something really cute and quilly happening in the Bayshore area! Those starving for entertainment while in quarantine, love to follow Pepper; an American Hedgehog Warrior! Pepper's fame was ...

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MILLBURN, NJ  – Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Managing Director Michael Stotts have announced a live streaming event from the annual New Voices Concert, the culmination of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory, beginning with the New Voices ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - It was a picture perfect moment when Lauren Verdi decided to do something to give back to the Township. The local resident wanted to find a way to help businesses, which were economically impacted this past month due to the coronavirus outbreak, as well as helping health care ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The cast and crew of the Westfield High School Theatre Department’s production of “Radium Girls” have received eight nominations for Montclair State University’s “Foxy Awards” this year.  The “Foxy Awards” are given out each year to recognize accomplishments in performance, ...

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PATERSON – Social distancing may be keeping people from gathering together, but it isn’t stifling the artistic spirit of Paterson Public Schools students and faculty. The artworks they created comprise the district’s “Art In Our Hearts” exhibition, which was originally planned to be shown this ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark artist Gary Campbell, dressed to the nines on a walk through Branch Brook Park just before it was ordered closed to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, peered through his chic dark glasses at a world gone dim due to disease. But as the park's famed cherry blossom trees ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In this podcast with host Mike Cohen, local comedian and author Alex Bernstein talks about humor in a time of uncertainty, his first gig and cutting your own hair. MORE: Local Comedian Wrecks Valentine’s Day with ‘Miserable Love Stories’ ICYMI: Westfield Recap: Survival ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Public Schools district has been named among the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation advances active ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Guitarist David Dedrick worked off his play list, took requests and played from his heart Saturday night during a solo performance streamed live on Facebook to help raise money for the Front Line Appreciation Group of Somerville. FLAG of Somerville, launched just a few weeks ago ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The show must go on... Rockin’ For Autism will happen, no matter what. That’s the loud-and-clear message from concert organizers, announcing the signature fundraiser for autism awareness month will now be broadcasted online next Saturday, April 25, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  As ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For a third consecutive year, the Westfield Public School District has been designated among the “Best Communities for Music Education” in the nation, the school district announced. This award by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation “recognizes outstanding ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Stay at home orders and social distancing measures may be keeping us all apart for the time being, but for Paterson’s Tiny Ballerinas, the show must go on! Thanks to the help of Los Angeles based dance scholar Wanda Smith, and available technology that has already seen the Inner ...

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