Arts & Entertainment

February 3, 2021

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Mountainside resident and 2016 GL graduate Brian McCarthy released his debut album titled Patchwork Blues earlier this month under the artist name brian jo. Written and produced almost exclusively by McCarthy, this work blends together multiple genres and themes that impressively ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Mayor Larry Jacobs and the Bedminster Township Committee will be hosting Marilyn Davis, senior director of Government Affairs for Altice (Optimum), at the next Township Committee meeting on Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m.   Davis will provide an update on cable service issues and ...

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MORRITOWN, NJ - Grey's Anatomy alumni Patrick Dempsey is headed to Morristown this upcoming week beginning January 25th.   Eye Productions Inc. of Brooklyn will be filming a pilot episode for a new CBS series called "Ways & Means" of which Dempsey has a starring role.  Dempsey is also an ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernards High School Band, Orchestra and Choir recently recorded a number of selections that make up its 2020 Virtual Winter Concert. The selections can be found at http://bernardsband.org/virtual-winter-concert. The setlist includes: Amazing Grace, arranged by Dave ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — During the holiday season, “Bernardsville Tree Lighting” and “Basking Ridge Carol Sing” are two of the most iconic paintings on display at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery located in Bernardsville.  Both pieces were painted by award-winning local artist Mark de Mos.   “Every ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Santa is set to arrive in Bernards Township on Saturday Dec. 19 with the help from his friends at the Basking Ridge Fire Company and Liberty Corner Fire Company.   Each fire company has its own set of plans for Santa’s arrival.  Please check to see what fire department serves ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ All in-person Colonial Christmas activities at the Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 5, on have been canceled due to forecasted storms this weekend coupled with the worsening pandemic conditions, the Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The public is invited to join Trilogy Repertory’s “Holiday Family Movie Night!” with a presentation of the theater company's 2006 production of the classic musical fairy tale "Peter Pan" at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29. The free showing of the Basking Ridge-based theater ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ Colonial Christmas at the Jacobus Vanderveer House in Bedminster is planning an exciting all-outdoors event from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. Attendees are invited to show off their festive holiday masks. In a year when many loved community events have been ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Santa Claus is officially returning to Bridgewater in a safe, socially distanced way. On Monday, the Bridgewater Commons Mall will officially welcome Santa and unveil its Safe Santa Celebration to welcome kids of all ages to a socially distanced visit and photo with the man ...

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SPRINGFIELD/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- With the sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen marking the end of the Wilpon era, fans are re-energized about the team. When they initially bought their stake in 1980, the Wilpons built a winning team and delivered a World Series victory in 1986. However, after the ...

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LONG HILL, NJ - The families that attended Wednesday's Halloween Parade at The Goddard School of Long Hill witnessed off the chart adorableness as each class had the opportunity to parade around the school. This was the school's second annual event, and families pulled out all stops to spread the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Looking for something scary and fun to do this Halloween weekend that will even keep you socially distanced?  Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Co. is presenting its 'Forsaken Farm Drive-Thru' from 6 to 9 p.m. this Friday and Saturday night at the Ross Farm. The historic ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Ivanka Panasik, daughter of Marek and Suitlana Panasik of Bedminster, has earned the prestigious title of the 2020 National American Miss New Jersey Junior Preteen at the state pageant held on Sept. 20.  At just 10 years old, Panasik will be attending the National Pageant to be ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Live singing has been on a forced worldwide shutdown since early March due to suspected instances of massive aerosol spreading of coronavirus among participants. Choral singing has been shunned over fears of pandemic plumes, but local a cappella chorus Somerset Hills Harmony has ...

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BUFFALO, NY - Sheila Anderson, co-producer of Sunday's 11th annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival, was in Somerville last September for the.conclusion of the three-day tri-county event, introducing the acts, working the crowd and staying busy behind the scenes as she has done since 2009. Thousands ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Bedminster Township Recreation Committee is conducting a community interest survey to establish priorities for recreational facilities, parklands and programs for residents of all ages within Bedminster Township. In a post on the township Facebook page, residents are invited ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Author Michelle Cameron will conduct an online discussion hosted by the Bernardsville Public Library at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Cameron will be discussing her award-winning 2020 book “Beyond the Ghetto Gates,” which won a Silver Medal in Historical Fiction from the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Trilogy Repertory Company continues its "Sunday Family Movie Night" with a virtual viewing of the Somerset Hills-based theater company's 2015 production of "Mary Poppins", scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30.  The public can view Trilogy's live production on Zoom ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - As the beginning of the school year nears and uncertainty about in-person classes builds, many are looking for ways to enrich our children’s lives.  Home-based Basking Ridge business Blue Sky Kids, owned by Etta Marshall a mother of two, has a solution.  Blue Sky matches up ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ After COVID-19 precautions pushed back the opening date at the township's Pleasant Valley Pool to July 3, the arrival of late summer hours at the municipal pool is already here. Late summer's reduced hours were to begin on Monday at the pool, locating at Pleasant Valley Park ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - A live dance performance titled, Let’s Dance (Whatever It Takes!) was recently held at the Bernardsville Polo Grounds. The show, directed by Phoebe Ballard, celebrated the talents of local Somerset County high school age dancers and showcased three pieces that never had the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The borough is developing a master plan for parks and recreation to guide future facility improvements, recreation programs and special events. The community has been invited to have a say in how Bernardsville moves forward with borough recreational opportunities. To ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Trilogy Reperty Co., the Somerset County regional theater group based in Basking Ridge, will present a virtual viewing of the company's 2018 production of "Under the Sea," its version of Disney's The Little Mermaid, at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2. The premiere on Zoom video ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - The dancers from Starstruck Dance Studio learned lessons in improvisation on July 18 when they performed in their annual end-of- year recital. Like most traditions and milestone events in our country right now, things ran quite differently than in years past.  Normally, the dancers’ ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - When shopping with The Pretty Pink Rooster in Bernardsville it is all about comfort. This women-owned neighborhood boutique is currently offering in-store and online shopping in an effort to press forward while easing the minds of their customers during such an unsettling ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - In the midst of a global pandemic, travel may not be the first item on your mind. However, Michelle Allen, owner of Travel Magic based in Basking Ridge, encourages travelers to start booking their future trips. Travel Magic has been in business for 15 years, Allen purchased ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Somerset County Park Commission and county Freeholders are working together to meet their "mutual intention" of reopening the now-closed Lord Stirling horseback riding stable, but "in some fashion that makes sound fiscal sense," according to a release issued on Monday by the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Library will reopen inside on Monday, July 20 with limited 25 percent capacity. To promote the health and safety of patrons and staff, the library is opening with some changes in the building and to its services. Click here for more details. Opening Date ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Library is offering a diverse lineup of programs this summer, with a new spin on the traditional program to include online read logs, award-winning virtual programming and even contactless prize pick-up. The online Summer Reading Program launched on Monday, ...

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