Arts & Entertainment

September 17, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Museum will hold its annual candlelight tours of the historic Chestnut Hill Cemetery on October 13 and 14, 2018. During each tour, visitors will follow lighted paths through the cemetery as costumed re-enactors portray former residents of East Brunswick and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- The Township of East Brunswick & sponsors, Jane Mueller of REMAX, East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce and NJM Insurance Group are excited to announce the 5th Annual EAST BRUNSWICK DAY to be held outdoors at the Community Arts Center on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater, presents Little Shop of Horrors, a musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken.  The show runs September 14 through September 30.   A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical Little Shop of Horrors has ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Get the motors running this fall at the first annual Spotswood High School Car Show on Sunday, October 14 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Spotswood High School. All of the proceeds from the show will go to benefit the Spotswood High School girls basketball program. Admission to this ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival will open here on Friday, Sept. 14. The free three-day event will continue on Saturday in New Brunswick and Somerville on Sunday. The Flemington event is produced and hosted by Flemington Community Partnership. It will be held rain or ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Jersey has made a huge impact on rock music, with a variety of bands including Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, the Misfits, Skid Row and My Chemical Romance calling the Garden State home. The East Brunswick Arts Commission and the East Brunswick Public Library are giving ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a ...

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This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival.  RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Peanuts gang is back, and they’re coming to life right here in Roosevelt Park! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and their friends for the family musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” the third production of the 2018 season of Plays-in-the-Park. The show opens Aug. 1 and plays ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Calling all young artists! Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak are hosting a Youth Artwork Contest for residents of the 18th Legislative District of New Jersey.  Youth ages 6 to 20 can submit artwork in a variety of forms ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Playhouse 22 is now accepting submissions for the "Third Thursday Play Reading Series." After having much success and interest this past season with play readings, the local theater company has decided to continue this in our 2018-2019 season. ​The play readings will be ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Public Library is calling all photographers to join the Summer Photography Contest. The Friends of the Library is sponsoring both a youth and an adult photography contest, which kick off on Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Milltown Library.

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Plays-in-the-Park continues its summer 2018 season with the ABBA musical, “Mamma Mia!” The show opens on July 11 and plays through July 21 (No show Sunday, July 15.) All performances begin at 8 p.m. and are staged at the Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater located in ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Calling all Middlesex County artists age 60 and over. The Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services’ annual juried Senior Citizen Art Contest & Exhibition is scheduled for July 23 through Aug. 16 at The Studio Art Gallery at Middlesex County College’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The free summer movie series is returning to the State Theatre New Jersey with six family-friendly movies.  Once a week from July 3 to August 7, the 1,850-seat restored theater will showcase movies free of charge to the community, offering young people the chance to enjoy ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Sourland Music Festival will be held Saturday, June 23 from 3-10 p.m. at the Hillsborough Golf & Country Club at 146 Wertsville Road, rain or shine, to benefit the Sourland Conservancy. Discounted advance-sale tickets are available online only, Children under 12 are ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Summer officially begins on Thursday. The summer solstice arrives at 6:07 a.m. on June 21, so it isn't too early to start making plans for July 4. Milltown has a full menu of family-friendly fun, starting bright and early with the borough's annual fishing derby and concluding in the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The calendar may not officially say summer, but the water is certainly fine at the borough's Brookside Swim Club. Brookside is marking its 65th anniversary this year and the festivities will make a big splash of fun as they do every June, July and August. Weather dampened the swim ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater, presents Big Fish, a musical by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa and the book by screenwriter John August.  The show runs June 8 though 24.    Playhouse 22’s Big Fish is directed by Richard P. Butler, choreography Angela Ricci, and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Acclaimed Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim says his work is less about talent than about the labor and drudgery of “hard work.” “It’s not about waiting for inspiration. It’s not about talent,” Sondheim said Friday while speaking before an audience at Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Ask most people about last winter and the likely answer would be a recollection of late season storms, but the mild February and short-lasting March storms were good for construction work. “We had a good winter,” said Christopher Paladino, executive director of the New Brunswick ...

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EDISON, NJ - Plays-in-the-Park opens its summer 2018 season with one of Broadways’ most endearing musicals – “Fiddler on the Roof.” Filled with a powerful and heartwarming score by Sheldon Harnick, including "Tradition;" "Matchmaker, Matchmaker;" "If I Were a Rich Man," and "Sunrise, Sunset,” ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - Had there been more tread on the front tire of Colleen Gulick's bicycle, Laura Van Gelder might not have won her record-setting fifth Tour of Somerville. Side-by-side, wheel-to-wheel, Van Gelder, 54, won by the narrowest of margins in the Mildred Kugler 25-mile Women's Pro ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – Laura Van Gilder, 54-year-old cycling champion from Cresco, Pa., will return to defend her title at the 75th annual Tour of Somerville on Memorial Day, attempting an unprecedented fifth win in the 25-mile women's race, just one of several races that begin at 10:30 a.m.. The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The grand daddy of ‘em  all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville May 24-28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown. Spectators this year will see ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - In a place not so far, far away, the AMC Loews New Brunswick 18 movie theater on Route 1 has been upgraded to provide Dolby Cinema technology with the latest in movie imaging and audio systems. Beginning this weekend, the theater on the southbound side of Route 1 will the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough will host the Follow Me 5K on Saturday, May 19. The event is sponsored by the Milltown American Legion Post 25 and all of the proceeds from the race will go to benefit veterans' organizations. Race organizers and runners will be meeting in the American Legion parking lot ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - If you graduated from Spotswood High School in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 or 1982, it is reunion time. A 5 for 40 Spotswood High School Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 21 at the American Legion Post 253. Reunion fun starts at 3 p.m. and includes a picnic, beer and wine. A cash ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Arts Commission is proud to bring back, due to popular demand, Pianist, Eric Clark, for a concert at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center on Sunday, May 20 at 3:00pm. Mr. Clark is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, where he studied with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Memorial Day weekend will mark the 75th anniversary of the longest-running bike race in the country.  Since 1940, Memorial Day in Somerville, New Jersey has become synonymous with the Tour of Somerville. Dubbed the “Kentucky Derby of Cycling,” the classic attracts over 1,000 ...

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