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Arts & Entertainment

August 11, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ – Excessively loud music in the parks at levels that sometime shake homes is the target of an amended ordinance being considered by City Council. “So loud that it’s out of control,” Council President Angel Fuentes said of some of the booming emanating from some city parks that can ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Trenton Circus Squad returns today to Cooper’s Poynt Waterfront Park for a fifth year with 11 public performances, including eight that are free, including today’s and more over Fourth of July weekend. The Trenton Circus Squad’s 90-minute shows – under a big top tent that seats ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — This city is going big to celebrate Juneteenth, with a huge Saturday community festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park, Mayor Victor Carstarphen announced. “Whether you're looking for family-friendly entertainment, shopping and dining, or deepening your knowledge of Juneteenth, Camden ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — This city's oldest waterfront concert venue has an identity crisis. Starting May 20, a 25,000-seat Harbor Boulevard amphitheater will get its third name change in as many months. Its catchy new name is the “Freedom Mortgage Pavilion,” says Live Nation, the current manager of this ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — People and families who live here or visit this city will have plenty of entertaining, educational and healthy things to do, courtesy of the “Summer in the City 2022” series and Camden County. Family-fun events kickoff Friday, May 20 with a free arts festival from 7 to 10 pm, called ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Camden Community Partnership will receive a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to help pay for Arnetta’s Band Camp, a 6-day summer music immersion and mentorship program benefiting up to 20 talented city youngsters. Arnetta’s Band Camp – named for 27-year-old city-born ...

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CAMDEN, NJ –  The Battleship New Jersey – the Navy’s most decorated battleship – is hosting three events for people to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day watching fireworks and enjoying live music, food and drinks. Moored in the Delaware River on Camden’s waterfront, the Battleship New ...

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CAMDEN, N.J. — The spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant continues to test people’s resolve in the face of adversity and loss. It's this theme - triumph over adversity - that director Damon Bonetti, a part-time lecturer of theater, says that audience members can easily relate to the hero in the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ  — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Camden as the annual tree lighting and the second annual Christmas Railroad experience take place today, Dec. 4. The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center will hold its second annual Christmas Railroad experience today, from 1 to 8 ...

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The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's (MHANJ's) 21st Annual Evening of Excellence will highlight “Orchestrating Change,” an award-winning documentary, featuring captivating individuals, beautiful music, and people who are living successfully with a diagnosis of mental illness.  The ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Students across New Jersey will have the chance to express their feelings of living and learning through the pandemic by participating in the state Department of Education’s “Hope, Healing and Resilience Through the COVID-19 Pandemic” showcase and arts installation project. The DOE ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Live theater is returning to Rutgers-Camden. From Thursday to Saturday, a troupe of 12 student actors will present Garson Kanin’s classic comedy “Born Yesterday” in the Walter K. Gordon Theater at 314 Linden Street. The play is focused on political corruption said Kenneth Elliott, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A group of local teen actors is bringing light to the decades of pervasive environmental racism in the city through a brand-new play written by and for Camden residents. The narrative of “Town Hall: Resolution 50” is centered on a homeroom in an unnamed Camden high school. There, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ -- The Camden County Historical Society has received $150,000 from the National Park Service's Battlefield Interpretation Grant to explore South Jersey's Revolutionary War history. The organization will use the money on its Camden County American Revolution Mobile Audio App and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A busy intersection in East Camden just unveiled a new mural that speaks to the neighborhood’s heritage and culture. Mexican-American muralist Cesar Viveros, a Philadelphia resident who has painted about 10 large murals in Camden since 2001, debuted his newest piece on Wednesday. It ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Local history buffs are in luck this month, as October is Camden County History Month. The Camden County Historical Alliance, a partnership of about 50 local historical organizations, has lots of events and activities planned for the city before Halloween, including some in Camden ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Haddon Avenue will be closed between Kaighns Avenue and Mechanic Street on Saturday, but not for roadwork. Parkside Business and Community in Partnership (PBCIP), a community group, will be holding its annual Pop-Up on the Ave street fair. The 12th annual free event will run from ...

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CAMDEN, NJ -- The Waterfront South Theater is reopening for in-person performances tonight. At 8 p.m., the South Camden Theater Company will debut their interpretation of "Daphne's Dive," a 2017 work of writer Quiara Alegrîa Hudes centered on the regulars at a bar in North ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — After over a year-and-a-half the Camden County Historical Society will finally fully reopen to the public, and it will have lots of new historical artifacts for people to experience. The museum will debut its Castle on the Hill Rain Garden, which features pieces salvaged from the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Interest in soccer has kicked off in the city and nationwide in recent decades. Now East Camden has a new pitch where young players can hone their skills. Representatives from Subaru and the Philadelphia Union, a Major League Soccer (MLS) team, gathered with city leaders and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — When Omar Gooding found out his next film would shoot in Camden, friends warned him about the dangers of the city. But Gooding, who left his family behind in Los Angeles to spend two weeks in Camden filming a feature-length comedy titled “Uncle Rufus Final Request,” said the city ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A meeting about a segment of the Camden County LINK trail to be constructed in the city will happen over Zoom on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The meeting hosted by the Camden Community Partnership is meant to both provide information to the public and to solicit feedback. The River Birch ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—It was nine-year old Chelsea Scotton’s third attempt to be crowned queen of the Scarlette Angel’s pageant, held this year on August 15 at Camden’s Branches at Centerville community center. The Pennsauken girl got tied up at the hairdresser and arrived at the event just in time to slip ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A group of teenage artists used their skills to adorn the side of a vacant building near the corner of North Tenth and Elm streets in North Camden. The two new brightly colored paintings were created as part of Camden Lutheran Housing’s Decorative Board Up program to secure and ...

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