Arts & Entertainment

September 20, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - "Last Days of Summer," a new musical based on the best-selling novel by Steve Kluger, began first rehearsals this week at George Street Playhouse's new home in the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. In this new musical, Joe Margolis and his young son open an old box of ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fall begins on Monday, September 23 making the upcoming weekend the final one of 2019. With temps forecast to be summerlike, it's a great weekend to be outside. Here's a list of fun outdoor activities to say goodbye to the summer of 2019. Holland Ridge Farm's Sunflower Festival ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - You don't have to be Lightning McQueen to enjoy the Spotswood High School's second annual Car Show on Sunday, September 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This fun family-friendly event features music, door prizes, a 50/50, raffles, food and more. All of the proceeds go to benefit the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Museum will hold its annual candlelight tours of the historic Chestnut Hill Cemetery on Old Bridge Turnpike on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, 2019.  Arrive anytime between 5:30 and 8:00PM either night to take a tour.  Each tour is approximately 45 ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - The first day of fall is September 23, but Von Thun Farms in South Brunswick Township opens up for its annual Fall Festival Weekends on Saturday, September 21. This year the six acre corn maze features a tribute to college football, showcasing the Garden State's Princeton ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ/ and HOLLYWOOD, CA - East Brunswick born and raised singer-songwriter, Kathleen Elle, is a semi-finalist in the Opening Act Competition to be the opener of the We Can Survive Concert at the Hollywood Bowl October 19th. This concert is headlined by Taylor Swift, the Jonas ...

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NEW JERSEY - Today is Friday the 13th and there is a full moon to boot this evening. So, how superstitious are you? Will you walk under a ladder, break a mirror or cross paths with a black cat on Friday, September 13? Probably not, but here are a few fun facts about Friday the 13th folklore ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Nat Adderley Jr., best known for his work with Luther Vandross, will headline the closing night of the three-day Central Jersey Jazz Festival Sunday, Sept. 15 from 4:45-6 p.m. on the East Main Street stage adjacent to the green surrounding the historic Somerset County ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK -- Playhouse 22 kicks off its 61st season with "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" on Friday, September 13. Directed by Gerry Appel, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" is a stage adaptation of the Ken Kesey novel about a group of individuals with various mental illnesses in an Oregon ...

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Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (September 9) From film festival screenings to the local farmer’s market and where to find the best music in town, we have compiled a list of fun-filled events for you to take part in. Read on to find out what is in store for you this upcoming ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The new $172 million New Brunswick Performing Arts Center has had a successful debut, especially if you are measuring by ticket sales. The first three performances of the Crossroads Theatre Company's production of "Paul Robeson" were sold out, according to spokesperson Mona ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Monmouth Junction First Aid Squad held their first car show at Woodlot Park in an effort to raise money for repairs, equipment and to support the first aid operations in South Brunswick Timothy Bogus is the chairperson of fundraising for the Monmouth Junction First Aid ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The curtain has gone up on one of the most ambitious projects in the city's history. The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, a $172 million high-rise that will become the hub for the city's vibrant arts community, will officially open Thursday when the Crossroads Theatre ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - ReThink Theatrical is thrilled to bring you an original re-telling of the legend of Sleepy Hollow in celebration of the legend’s 200th anniversary! In our story, a film crew is in production for a historic adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. After a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Recreation Department knows that the new year doesn't really begin in the dark of winter on a January morning.  It's already here!  The township has a variety of events ready to go for the fall; not the least of which is our own community celebration - East ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The curtain will soon rise on the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) and the community is invited to attend the welcome party for the city's new epicenter of arts and culture. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m., followed by tours ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Carson Drive is taking the stage at MJ's Restaurant Bar and Grill on Saturday, September 14 for the first in a series of Saturday night music events featuring local bands. "Recently, when time came to scheduling our music entertainment for the fall/winter, I really wanted to take ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Say goodbye to August with an outdoor concert on Friday, August 30 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Maple Street Pavilion. Still Small Voice is the featured band. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on to enjoy a summer evening of music. Still Small Voice is a vintage acoustic band ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford Mayor Patrick Giblin announced Sunday afternoon on his Facebook page that HBO has chosen Downtown Cranford for a filming location for their upcoming miniseries The Plot Against America. Giblin wrote: "On behalf of the Township Committee and the DMC, I am excited to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There is something new coming to TAPinto East Brunswick. Is there an important Milestone happening in your life:  a Christening, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Engagement, Wedding? Share your good news with friends and family by posting a Milestone on TAPinto. FREE for a Limited Time.  ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Mark the calendars for the borough's annual Milltown Day festivities on Saturday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gloria Bradford Park. This is the 21st Milltown Day celebration. The family-friendly event is hosted by the Milltown Revitalization Committee and includes a whole host ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - EBDay2019 is coming soon.  The township's premeir event will be held on Sunday, September 22 from12:00 to 5:00 at the Community Arts Center on Dunham's Corner Road. Now is the time to register to participate as an exhibitor if you are a Township of East Brunswick business, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Many people may call themselves Bruce Springsteen’s biggest fan, but Louis Masur has legitimate claim to that title. This fall, the Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers–New Brunswick will share his admiration for the music icon in his course, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 81st Middlesex County Fair begins tomorrow at the fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick and lasts through Sunday, August 11.  The event promises rides, food, agrigultural displays, shows, and interactive fun. If you're looking for a fun, family-friendly event, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Playhouse 22* will host open auditions for the musical Bye, Bye Birdie on Monday, August 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 14 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and Sunday, August 18 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. The show dates run from November 8 - 24, 2019.

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - County officials announced on Monday, the winners of the 2019 Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services’ Senior Citizen Art Contest & Exhibition.   The works entered in the contest are currently on display at the Studio Art Gallery at Middlesex County ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A night of dancing, singing, and excitement started with the iconic foot-tapping tune of Footloose. It washed over the crowd and before long, the only sound in the entire outdoor expanse was coming from the stage.   People began filtering in at 5:30 P.M., hours before ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Thanks to the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, there’s a new superhero entering the comic book world and she’s a teenage girl with Tourette Syndrome. Twitcha is the brainchild of Sarah Baldwin of Mantua, NJ who illustrated and wrote the book based on her ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Billy Joel fans don't have to head to Madison Square Garden to hear some of their favorite tunes. "River of Dreams," the popular Billy Joel tribute show is headed to Woodlot Park on Friday, July 26. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. The stop in South Brunswick is part of the summer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Award-winning actor Denzel Washington will be the recipient of Crossroads Theatre Company’s inaugural Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee Living Legends Award at its signature fundraising event, on Oct. 19, 2019. A Night With Crossroads Theatre Company, a gala that will feature ...

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