Arts & Entertainment

October 15, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ — Ever wanted to learn more about the history and culture that defines Halloween? Later this month, the Honors College at Rutgers University–Camden will host a free, public presentation in the style of a TED Talk that highlights various aspects of the holiday. The event, which ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Chef Walter Staib, the renowned host of the Emmy Award-winning "A Taste of History," will host a special screening of the cooking series at the Camden County Historical Society next month. Pomona Hall, a 1726 brick mansion operated by the Historical Society, recently served as a ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The issue of illegal dumping in Camden, said Vedra Chandler, community events manager for Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, is not small. “It costs the city of Camden about $4 million a year to collect mattresses, TVs, furniture, trash bags,” she said, “all the things that we see piled up ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A celebration of Camden County history will take place during October, and the Camden County History Alliance invites the public to join in the fun of more than 50 events. From Oct. 1 to 31, citizens can check out any of 30 participating historic sites and history organizations ...

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STAFFORD -  The weather report looks great!  Hurricane Dorian will be far out to see.  This Saturday is the opportunity to celebrate the Irish at the Jersey Shore. The Ocean County Chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh members are all set to welcome everybody at the 2019 Ocean County ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A nautical theme will soon be taking over the Camden FireWorks gallery. In celebration of the maritime history of Camden, the South Broadway art space is hosting its "A New Berth" exhibition from Sept. 15 to Oct. 13. The exhibition, brought together in partnership with the Camden ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden boxing icon, once the oldest man to have won the world heavyweight title, is set to be immortalized at Wiggins Park along the waterfront. The Camden County Historical Society and the Freeholder Board have partnered to bring about an eight-foot statue in honor of city native ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Have an interest in helping to plan neighborhood activities and currently live in the Lanning Square section of Camden? The Lanning Square West Residents Association is looking to reach people with ideas on ways to better connect the community, or who simply would like to be more ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - August is in full force and so are the events we have lined up for you this upcoming week. Read on to see a list of events we have compiled for you to attend right here in New Brunswick. Tuesday, August 6 New Brunswick Community Farmers Market 10 am-2 pm Where: 178 Jones ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Renditions of the country and hip-hop fusion hit "Old Town Road," dramatic performances and debates, booming sing-alongs, and STEM projects filled the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the Rutgers University–Camden campus last week. A summer showcase for the Rutgers–Camden Ignite program ...

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August is right on our tails and so is a list of fun-filled events to check out in New Brunswick! Read more to learn about the exciting festivities that you and your family can take part in this upcoming week!  Tuesday, July 30 Film Showing: Mary Poppins Returns 10:30am & 7pm Where: ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Alongside the binge-favorite Shark Week commencing this weekend, the Adventure Aquarium in Camden has started up its Shark Summer, complete with a first-time visit of baby sandbar sharks. The aquarium’s second annual celebration began today and runs through Monday, Sept. 2. A ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — When reflecting on her childhood, Giovonni Thompson comes back to a couple themes: lots of basketball and the City of Camden. Thompson’s father, Ronnie, played for the Camden High School team. He went on to play overseas in countries including France, Argentina, and the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Hundreds of guests flocked to Wiggins Waterfront Park on Thursday night to take part in Peace on the Streets 2019, one in a series of concerts aimed at promoting peace in local communities. The free community event and resource fair was hosted by Power 99 FM and the Camden County ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Calling all creative minds looking to help shape the vision for a changing Camden. A request for proposal released today through the city, Cooper's Ferry Partnership and Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts seeks to find artists to contribute to the community social impact initiative, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center is marking a milestone this Saturday and invites the community to join in on the party. KrocFest, held at the 1865 Harrison Ave. location, will celebrate the center's fifth anniversary of service to Camden and the surrounding region with a ...

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NEWARK - Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey is announcing five murals - one in each ward of Newark - to be created by scouts, local artists, and community members through Fall 2019. "Girl Scouts Paint Newark" celebrates the legacy of women and girls in Newark and their contributions to the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fireworks cap off the Fourth of July fun every year, but some towns get the July 4 celebration started early, holding fireworks at the end of June. Here is TAPinto’s go-to list for the hottest and brightest 2019 Fourth of July fireworks celebrations. Atlantic Highlands - The ...

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As quick as it came, the month of June is now coming to an end. Before breaking out the barbecue gear and Independence Day decorations, take advantage of the final festivities that the month of June has to offer! Monday, June 24th Table Tennis 7-9 pm Where: United Methodist Church New ...

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NEW JERSEY: If you were a child or a teen in the 1970's and 1980's, many nostalgic images may come to mind, The Brady Bunch, mixing and drinking Tang, telephone booths, Star Wars, Bubble Yum, Atari, of course the big hair, fashion exploding, Tiger Beat and MAD Magazine... Most of today's rock ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Summer is right around the corner and what better way of welcoming the season than checking out some of New Brunswick’s upcoming events and festivities?  Monday, June 10th Movie Night at New Brunswick Public Library 6:30-8: 30 pm Where: New Brunswick Public Library Come ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — "Que viva Puerto Rico. Que viva Camden City." The chants of "long live" carried with the breeze along Wiggins Waterfront Park into the city. Small Puerto Rican flags were shared and waved around, a precursor to a larger flag soon to be raised high above. And with it on Monday ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - June is here on Saturday.  Below is a lislt of the entertainment on LBI this weekend.  Don't forget to check out the Hop Sauce Festival in Beach Haven on Saturday.  The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 summer entertainment guide.  Bird ...

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NEW BRUSNWICK – We are getting ready to say goodbye to May and hello to June! Get ready for warmer weather and hazier, lazy days. Why not spend those dog days of summer in the Hub City? Check out all that’s going on! Tuesday, May 28 New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents-Emerging Artists & ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Memorial Day weekend is a time to honor and remember the veterans who have died in service to the country. It's a time that many take to head to the beach or plan short vacations as a preview to the soon-to-arrive summer season. This year in the Parkside neighborhood, it was also ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — All month long (and even beyond), numerous attractions from performances to tours to art galleries are being held across Greater Philadelphia in celebration of Walt Whitman's 200 birthday. As the place where the iconic poet spent his final years, Camden is set to commemorate the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The second grant received by the city this year for community projects will supplement a plan to creatively restore former dumping sites. A $1 million award to Camden in January from Bloomberg Philanthropies helped jumpstart  its "A New View." The initiative is aimed at ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — With volunteers standing behind and elementary students seated in front, Samir Nichols asked if anyone knew of William Shakespeare. Hands went up while a few of the Forest Hill Elementary students — several of which he teaches at Superior Arts Institute  — called out in ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The large barn-style gate of the Camden Arts Yard rests slightly ajar, allowing a sliver of a view into the lot. Caught off guard by blaring music, passersby are tempted to pause in their trip along Market Street with a quick peek at the source. Many couldn’t resist stopping to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Soldiers, state troopers, and police officers charged through the streets of downtown Newark late Thursday night into reenacted combat, on to a fiery film set that sought to recreate the dramatic events of the 1967 riot. Actors crouched behind crashed, burning cop cars while they ...

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