Arts & Entertainment

June 7, 2020

UNION, NJ – Union’s Recreation Department is working on a summer lineup of programs.  In July plans will include interactive virtual programs, covering topics such as drawing, chess, science and computer coding . The Union Recreation Department said they are making plans for enriching and ...

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WESTCHESTER MAGAZINE’S BEST NEW ART GALLERY - CB GALLERY IN KATONAH RE-OPENS SAFELY WITH - LOCAL ARTIST MARILYN GLASS “LOVE & NATURE” SHOW ON DISPLAY BY APPOINTMENT JUNE 3 THROUGH JULY 11, 2020 WITH 10% OF PROCEEDS BEING DONATED TO THE COMMUNITY CENTER OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER IN ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Waleed Panjwani created an eclectic shut-in album. Christy Graham and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Its doors may be closed, but online, the Montville Township Library is thriving with lots of resources for township residents to keep them entertained and informed. The library expanded its ebook and eAudio collections that residents can borrow with their library ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township crowned a winner at its annual Sing-Off Friday - just virtually this year. The event, presented by the Kimberly A. Nelson Foundation, was done entirely online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 10 student contestants submitted videos to be ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights is hosting an online virtual silent auction in partnership with the Berkeley Heights Business & Civic to benefit Business Aid: Berkeley Heights. Over 80 businesses and organizations have donated to the slate of amazing items up for ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Drama Club's spring production of the musical "Once on This Island" was scheduled to be performed the week the coronavirus pandemic shut down the Spotswood School District. The four-run performance had to be canceled and the cast and crew had one final ...

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Who wants to go on a Virtual Scavenger Hunt? The New Providence Memorial Library, in conjunction with the New Providence Tricentennial Committee, has put together a virtual scavenger hunt to celebrate New Providence's Heritage Day. Since so many tricentennial festivities were cancelled due to ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - There are only two drive-in movie theaters remaining in New Jersey, but on Friday, July 2 Helmetta is going retro with its first Drive-In Movie Night. Disney and Pixar's "Onward" will be on the big screen at the Holy Trinity Church parking lot. Space is limited for vehicles, so ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - A gifted performer who has dedicated herself to helping others, John Jay High School senior Tara Curran has mastered the art of effortlessly balancing work, school and giving back to the community.  Born in Mount Kisco, Tara grew up in the Lewisboro school district. Around ...

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PATERSON, NJ - While the COVID-19 pandemic is something we’d all like to forget, Paterson’s two repositories of local history, the Paterson Free Public Library and the Paterson Museum, have partnered to make sure that it, and how local residents were impacted and responded, is ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ-  When Randolph High School closed on March 13 due to the pandemic, RHS music teachers, who also direct the high school concerts, were forced to adapt for their stay-at-home students. Music is a challenging subject to teach remotely, but the teachers quickly got creative, finding ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Mia Von Eisenburg chose a black and white pallet to commemorate the ...

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Bloomfield, NJ. June 2020: The Historical Society of Bloomfield (HSOB) has updated and expanded its website to include new photo collections of vintage Bloomfield as well as exciting early 20th Century travel images from an intrepid Bloomfield trekker. HSOB Board Trustee & Webmaster Richard ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA is hosting a virtual Dance Party on Friday, June 12 at 6 p.m. DJ Wacky Wayne will be playing the tunes for the one-hour dance party for Spotswood School District students. Participants can register by emailing Robyn Cristi at RobynCristi@gmail.com. Space ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The annual Artist’s Cafe at Unity is about showcasing the creative work of all of the students and in “normal” times, we would be able to fill the Common Room and the hallways with the work the students have made over the course of this whole year. We would go on a Gallery walk ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The pandemic has changed the way Coral Springs residents live, work and play -- including the way they will celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. It’s not clear yet if the traditional fireworks event at Mullins Park will go on, be changed or canceled. But here’s ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Let's help salute Mountainside Class of 2020 and celebrate our 8th grade, high school and college (including graduate level) graduates.  This is not affiliated with any particular school and all Mountainside graduates in the above categories are invited to participate. On ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — (Updated at 6:31 p.m.) Do you remember ice skating at Mindowaskin Park? Maybe you had a birthday party at the Rialto Theatre when you were young. Members of the public are invited to revisit these memories during a socially distanced walking tour of 16 locations the Westfield ...

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PASADENA, CA – A young dance duo, one from Elizabeth, the other Linden, received a standing ovation after their Salsa performance on America’s Got Talent, which aired on June 3, moving them along toward the $1 million grand prize. Simon, 12, and Maria, 10, have been dancing together for two ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District's Department of Performing Arts and the Bridgewater-Raritan High School's Television Team, BRTV, will present Music to Unite: A Benefit Concert Friday at 8 p.m. The concert will be broadcasted on BRTV's YouTube channel, and will ...

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Tonight, Pop-up programming company Main Street Pops will share inspiring stories of everyday people making a difference in their communities during their second Wild & Scenic Film Festival virtual screening of film shorts and donate all the money raised to The Hoboken Relief Fund.  Their ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – There’s been a whole lot of ‘ding, dong, ditch’ going on throughout the community the past two weeks but, unlike the game typically played by youngsters and teens, the South Plainfield version is open only to women age 21 and older.  As members of the Facebook group ...

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Editor's Update (Thursday at 10 p.m.): The SYLS has since announced that the movie being shown will be "Toy Story 4," and the event will be limited to 125 cars.  LIVINGSTON, NJ — After hearing about successful drive-in movie nights being held in other towns, a group of Livingston residents and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — More than 30 students at County College of Morris (CCM) were recently recognized for their contributions to enhancing the life of the college and the community at large. The students were presented with awards at the 51st Annual Campus Life Appreciation Ceremony. Typically, the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The annual Sing Off, presented by the Kimberly A. Nelson Foundation, is moving to a new online format this year. The ninth annual event will still feature students from Bridgewater-Raritan High School and Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School. This year, the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Library has released its multi-phase plan for restoring patron services. The phases will be implemented with the health and safety of the public and staff as top priorities. Moving from one phase to the next is dependent on local and state assessment of risk. Under an ...

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UNION, NJ - Those looking to fine-tune their audience skills or release their inner-actor are invited to the next meeting of the Play Readers' Circle, scheduled for Tuesday, June16 at 7:00 p.m. No experience is necessary to attend The Play Readers' Circle, hosted by The Theater Project and ...

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HUDSON COUNTY - This Friday, June 5 at 9 p.m., ALEO-music & The Latest Noise will team up to present a virtual performance from 25 musicians, playing music that’s sure to resonate. “The Acoustic Engagement‘s purpose is for us to gather and create music with each other,” said Jaime DeJesus, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Coral Springs Museum of Art is launching a first-ever virtual summer camp program for young artists ages 6-15 on June 15. The 10-week program, Zoom into the Studio, offers students the chance to develop artistic skills in an interactive atmosphere with lessons taught by ...

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