Arts & Entertainment

May 4, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris Knolls High School presented its annual spring musical production of Broadway classic “Godspell,” led by musical director Sharon Garry, April 29-May 1. “As a senior, I am so thankful that my last show is taking place on stage with my fellow cast mates,” said 18-year-old ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy announced "Your Voice, Your Shot" video contest that urges New Jersey residents to share why they and others are getting vaccinated. The contest calls for compelling, creative and captivating videos, and a number of finalists will be chosen. The public then ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Come explore the creative works of photography technology students at County College of Morris (CCM). Nine students, who are completing their course of study, will have their work on display in the Photography Studio Portfolio Exhibition “Subconscious Dreamers” in the college’s Art ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- For the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn't been a great time for the arts. With mostly cancellations or virtual versions, things like school musicals haven't been the same. Yet, for the drama students of Morris Knolls High School, there will be a spring production of the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris Arts has awarded grants totaling $61,200 to Morris County art organizations. Downtown Denville Business Improvement District was one of 28 organizations to receive a grant.  According to Morris Arts, the grants help support visual arts, theater, dance, instrumental and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - While there is no evidence of a birthday celebration for George Washington in 1779, the General did attend a few parties in central New Jersey around the time of his 47th birthday on Feb 22 that year. Details are provided in a video posted on YouTube, as part of a virtual ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris Knolls High School student Alexandria Stevenson (grade 12) was among the students honored as the February Mayo Performing Arts Center Music Students of the month for Outstanding Pianists. The other awardees attend high school in Morristown, Parsippany, Chester, Mendham ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Fourteen finalists have been chosen to perform in the 14th annual Morristown ONSTAGE talent event which features the best amateur talent from Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains. Tickets or access to view Morristown ONSTAGE will go on sale in early 2021. The event ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morris Arts is offering two merit-based arts scholarships to students pursuing the arts. The scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors who excel in the arts. The Elaine Ehlers Arts Scholarship for $5,000 and The Eugenie Coladarci Arts Scholarship for $1,500 were ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- At this time of the year, there is a place in Denville Township that is full of life and welcomes children and their families. This place is known as Santaland, located on Clark Street, which was first started by the Rotary Club of Denville in 1960. “This community rotary ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- With the weather getting colder, and COVID-19 still threatening public health, planning recreational fun is not without its challenges. Yet, the Denville Parks and Recreation Department has a program lineup for Denville residents. Due to the pandemic, the department still is ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is hosting a virtual exhibition of works from the New Jersey Art Association’s most recent juried show. Featured in the show are creative pieces by more than 35 artists from New Jersey, including paintings, watercolors, photographs and mixed media. To ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The Department of Art and Design at County College of Morris (CCM) will hold an exhibit of the creative works of its Portfolio and Presentation students in CCM’s Art and Design Gallery, Thur Dec 3 through Thur Dec 17. The exhibit includes the work of both fine arts and design ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The Music, Performing Arts and Music Technologies Department at County College of Morris (CCM) will present the drama, “The Laramie Project,” written by Moises Kaufman, on Thur Nov 19, and Fri Nov 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dragonetti auditorium. Tickets are free with limited seating ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi has opened the 2021 Annual Morris County Clerk Cover Contest to all Morris County high school students. Prizes for this year's contest are $500 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place. Due to the large volume of entries, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) adjunct professor and artist, Leah Tomaino, received the Bobbi Mastrangelo Environmental Art Award at the National Association of Women Artists 131st Annual Exhibition for her collage "Oh Morning Glories."  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The stage at County College of Morris (CCM) will present the musical “Big Fish,” with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John August, on Thur., Oct. 22 through Sat., Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are free but must be reserved. Seating is limited to 65 persons per ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The staff of Art Classes with Mary Shadbolt, LLC, located in downtown Denville, celebrated the art school's second anniversary on Sat., Oct. 10. “The fact that my ‘little art school that could’ is celebrating two years, it’s amazing,” said Mary Kamphausen Shadbolt, owner of the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The Department of Art and Design at County College of Morris (CCM) is offering a series of virtual creative art workshops, titled "Imagining Utopia," for high school students to develop creative works that visualize a better world. The series, consisting of three workshops, is ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Professors, students and staff at County College of Morris (CCM) have created a virtual Hispanic Heritage Arts Series, featuring dance, poetry reading, musical performances, a play and more, in celebration of the rich cultural traditions and linguistic diversity of Morris ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Back in June, organizers of the Morristown Festival of Books announced that due to COVID-19 concerns, this year's event would be canceled. Organizers did announce the dates for the 2021 event would be Oct. 8 and Oct. 9. But, that is a long time from now. So, the organizers are ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds will re-open in time for July 4th weekend, with 50 percent capacity and other COVID-19 protocols. “It's just a coincidence that it's a scorcher outside today, but today we are announcing that outdoor amusement parks and water parks ...

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Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the winners of her second annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 11th District on Tue., June 9. The competition took place virtually this year and showcases high school students’ creativity and artistic ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Mayo Performing Arts Center will be taking their music outdoors. The event will be featuring John Ginty and Friends for an evening of blues and rock on Thur., June 25. The concert will take place at Fosterfields Farm located at 73 Kahdena Road in Morristown. Tickets go on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Thousands of readers took to the streets in Morristown last year for the Annual Morristown Festival of Books. Those readers will have to read from home this year, as organizers sadly announced the cancelation of this year's event. "With great regret, we announce that due to ...

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