Arts & Entertainment

October 12, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library is currently gathering information and input from the public, staff, and community stakeholders to assist them in formulating a Strategic Plan for 2019-2021. The Strategic Plan shapes how the library staff structures event series and update their ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Tickets for Ellis Dance Studio's production of 'The Nutcracker' went on sale at 6 a.m. today. This Christmas classic will be performed only two times, 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on December 15 at Bloomfield Middle School.  For tickets, contact Ellis Dance Studios,  234 Franklin ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The ferocious spirit of Bloomfield Bengals fans during Friday's homecoming game proved that Foley Field was the placed to be. A royal court took the spotlight for the off the field portion of the evening, the band played all night, and the fans' enthusiasm could not be ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ –Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the township’s first urban parklet on Saturday afternoon, October 6, during the 26th Annual Harvest Fest.  It’s part of an initiative to create more outdoor public spaces downtown. Harvest Fest ran along Broad Street, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Filming for “Joker,” a movie that tells the backstory of the popular Batman villain, is coming to Newark in about a week. Crews will be on hand from Oct. 13 to 16, and a number of road closures and parking restrictions are expected around Downtown during that time. The movie is ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services will be unveiling the township’s first urban parklet Saturday, Oct. 6, at Harvest Fest, as part of an innovative and dynamic approach to creating more outdoor public spaces downtown. The portable interactive parklet will be ...

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Bloomfield, NJ – Downtown Bloomfield will be the place to be Saturday, October 6th (rain date is Sunday, October 7th) as the community comes together to celebrate the 26th annual Harvest Fest! Scheduled to run from 11 AM- 7 PM along Broad Street (between Bloomfield Avenue and Belleville Avenue), ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Two teens were camping alongside dozens of others in tents outside the Prudential Center last evening with one goal in mind: to get a closer view of a K-pop boy band called BTS. Tyler Swintosky and Sabrina Barker, both 14, flew from North Carolina with their parents in the wee hours ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The Bloomfield Cruisers have teamed up with Councilman Rich Rockwell  to raise enough funds to help restore the historic play house at Oakeside Mansion. Master carpenter, Andy Fediw, and his wife Diane gave a very generous discount on their work so the restoration could be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - HomeTowne Television®, a nonprofit television channel based in Summit has received two grants from Investors Foundation that will fund a documentary detailing Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theater for Everyone' program and underwrite the production of a television program that showcases the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Italian Festival kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. continues through 9 p.m. Sunday September 24. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. Thursday September 20: Feast is 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Italian Festival will run four nights starting Thursday September 20 at 6 p.m. and continuing to 9 p.m. Sunday September 24. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. Thursday September ...

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Cedar Grove, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. congratulated 20 Essex County artists who received awards in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Thursday, September 13th in the Robert O’Toole Community ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- Hundreds of Bloomfield residents camped out overnight during the 7th Annual Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department’s “Movie in the Park and Overnight Family Campout” at Pulaski Park. More than 55 tents were spread across the park as residents spent the night with ...

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  Avellino Productions Presents JOE PISCOPO in “Joey Benefit” 'Let’s Make a Movie With Joe and Friends' A Magical Evening of Entertainment Truly Like no Other    COLTS NECK, NJ: You are Invited: On Saturday, September 22, 2018  it’s ‘Lights! Camera! Action!!’ as many Colts Neck ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Luna Stage, a performing arts studio in West Orange, will launch its 2018-19 season next month with J. Stephen Brantley’s award-winning play "Pirira," directed by Luna’s new artistic director, Ari Laura Kreith. Tickets for the show, which will run Thursday through Sunday from Oct.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Preparations are underway for St. Valentine Church's annual Family Festival. Carnival rides re currently being set up along what will be the midway in the parking lot along East Passaic Ave. The stands for food and biergarten are being set up in the main church parking ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — “This season is about people who came here and were changed by all that embodies the American experience,” David Wroe, music director and conductor of Westfield's own New Jersey Festival Orchestra said. “Lazarus' poem at the foot of the Statue of Liberty cries ‘Give me your ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The new Turtle Back Zoo Flamingo Exhibit, which was officially opened with a celebratory ribbon cutting on Wednesday, has been dedicated as the “Drill Family Flamingo Exhibit” in honor of the West Orange family’s long-time relationship with the zoo. The Drill Family’s ...

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MONTCLAIR/LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Architectural Digest recently announced its selection for the best designed museums in every state in America. The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located n the campus of Montclair State University, topped the list in the Garden State. According to a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo will formally open the new Flamingo exhibit at Turtle Back Zoo today at noon. The exhibit is located near the Savannah Cafe. On Monday, DiVincenzo opened the new Leopard exhibit. 

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The season finale of Bloomfeld Center's Cruise Nights takes place tonight starting a 6 p.m. Join the fun as the Bloomfield Cruisers gather on Broad Street in Bloomfield Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. At about 8:15 p.m. the fun turns to big screen as everyone watches the classic ...

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West Orange, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (center) announced the re-opening of the Leopard Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Monday, August 27th. The comprehensive modernization and expansion were part of the County Executive's initiative to provide the highest ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On every third Wednesday night of the month, you will find Donna Vaicels, better known by her stage moniker Donna Vee, hosting her comedy show, “Donna Vee & Friends,” at Brookdale Tavern + Kitchen. The next one will take place on September 19th. Vaicels jokes about her ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The 8th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence will take place on September 8, 2018 in Canterbury Park, Montclair, NJ from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Organizers are requesting for participants to help raise awareness about domestic violence by either attending the 8th Annual Walk Against ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The laughs start at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday as the Old Canal Inn hosts 'Canal Comedy Night LIVE!' Amy Colon will host the two hour comedy event featuring some of the best known and up and coming comedy talent from the area.  Headliner Ethan Herschenfeld will be joined by Kathryn ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  The Bloomfield Public Library's Children's Department will be closed Tuesday August 21.  In a statement, the library wrote:  Due to staffing issues, the Children's Department will be closed today. We hope to open at 4pm but please call or check back to confirm. We are ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Studio Players suffered significant damage to their facility during the flood last week that left parts of Montclair under water. As a result, they are now asking for community groups to assist them in the cleanup effort, and the Maplewood Strollers sent an email to their community ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Fair is at Garret Mountain Reservation and will run until Sunday, August 19. Hosted by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., the four day event will feature carnival rides, food vendors, the 4-H ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- In an effort to address and fight bullying inside and outside of schools, the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with the Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee to screen two educational short films August 22nd at 7:00pm in the Children’s Library of ...

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