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Arts & Entertainment

May 26, 2022

NEW JERSEY, NJ - Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died. Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old. Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where ...

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(Millburn, NJ) - Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Mike Stotts-Managing Director) along with the Gala Chairs Sofia and Peter Cocoziello is thrilled to announce that the theater’s annual Gala, which was held at the Hilton Short Hills on Friday, May 20, was sold ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Have you ever walked into East Orange Campus High School and noticed beautiful student artwork? We have. After inquiring, we learned about an artist who spends her days teaching students at Campus High School to be the influencer behind the student art. Her name is April ...

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ORANGE, NJ - On Friday, May 6, 2022, from 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM at NJPAC Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be preforming. A bus departing from Orange City Hall with 20 seats available will be leaving at 6:30 PM. The cost to attend is $77.76 with payment made to City of Orange Township, dropped ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - On May 5th, the East Orange City Council is hosting a meeting for all local artist to attend. There, the elected officials and the Department of Policy, Planning, and Economic Development will look to participants to add thoughts as the city builds upon the municipal art ...

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ORANGE, NJ - After 35 years in the martial arts, on Saturday, March 26th, former Orange Mayor Eldridge Hawkins, Jr., also known as "Shihan E. Hawkins, Jr.", was inducted into the USA Unified Martial Arts Hall of Fame through the United States Martial Arts Federation (USMAF). His induction was ...

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The World Premiere of The New Musical   Written by Charles Messina Directed by Kenneth Ferrone Choreographed by Sarah O’Gleby Music Directed, Orchestrated and Arranged by Sonny Paladino   The show will play through April 24, 2022. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 3.  Signature ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The St. Patrick's Day Parade in Newark this Friday will provide ample opportunity to celebrate Irish-American culture and pride, but it will also celebrate some notable New Jersey residents. As a lead-up to the annual parade, which was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - For Black History Month, the City held its second virtual trivia session on Facebook.This past week was all about "Hidden Figures." The trivia lasted about 20 minutes. Four historical people from East Orange were celebrated in the form of trivia questions read by East Orange youth ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - This past weekend the brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Eta Pi Chapter launched the Legacy Park Project at the Ambrose-Ward Mansion in East Orange. The giant limestone shelled mansion is located at 132 South Harrison Street. The brothers revealed a mission giving ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - If you are like us here at TAPinto East Orange/Orange, the only connection we had to bobsledding was watching the 90's film, "Cool Runnings." Now, because of a U.S. Army officer from East Orange, NJ competing in the Olympics for Team USA, we now have a more firm ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Immediately following the opening performance of Clue on January 30, Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Managing Director Michael Stotts made a surprise announcement from the stage that Paper Mill Playhouse has received a significant contribution to upgrade stage ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Brewmaster has been featured on a Discovery+ series. Master brewer Leo Sawadigo from the Montclair Brewery has a new title to his name after winning the master distiller prize on the Discovery+ series “Master Distillers”. Sawadigo's Baobob bourbon (from the baobob fruit ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - James MTume, a musician who recorded with jazz greats before leading the R&B group Mtume, has died. Born James Heath on Jan. 3, 1946, Mtume, son of jazz saxophone player Jimmy Heath, was raised by his stepfather, jazz pianist James Forman. Mtume was 75. Born in ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - It is the long-standing tradition on Thanksgiving weekend for East Orange to celebrate homecoming. For the past few years, since 2017, there has been an East Orange Hall of Fame, organized by longtime East Orange resident and Essex County Prosecutor, Theodore ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Paper Mill Playhouse is accepting audition videos from students interested in its 2022 Summer Training Programs. The training programs include the Playhouse’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory or Musical Theater Intensive, it noted. Audition videos from students 10-18 years old ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Santa visits for families as part of the Simon Santa Photo Experience at the Livingston Mall begin on Thursday, Nov. 18 and will continue through Christmas Eve on Friday, Dec. 24. Families may choose to sit with Santa or maintain social distance. Santa’s helpers will wear masks ...

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EAST ORANGE/ ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green celebrated S.W.E.P. students, who won "Best Short Documentary" at the Newark International Film Festival.  The documentary is titled "Beyond the Barrel: An East Orange Story." The Mayor and students dined together at Bella Italia to celebrate ...

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East Orange, NJ — This past Saturday and Sunday, Manufacturers Village Artist Studios in East Orange opened its doors to reveal over 60 different artists' studios. Visitors were welcomed into the studios of professional painters, sculptors, woodworkers, quilters, printmakers, photographers, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After being closed for about 18 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Paper Mill Playhouse opened its new season Oct. 17, a night that found its patrons and directors bubbling with excitement and its performers bringing a show that resonated. The opening show, Songs for a New ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — It is that time of the year. Time for creative costumes, fun times, and candy. Halloween is almost here. To celebrate, dress-up and take a photo of you, your family, or your pet's costume to be featured in TAPinto EO/O's virtual costume Display.  To participate, simply ...

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Despite the rainy night, more than one hundred children and adults had smiles on their faces because of a virtual magic show held by TAPinto on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. The “Welcome Back to School Magic Show” was hosted by TAPinto and sponsored by the Atlantic Health System's Children's ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange native son, Isaiah Lewis, wrote a book called From the Bleachers: A Millennial View on Power and Democracy  Lewis hosted a successful book signing at the East Orange Golf Course on Thursday evening. About 120 people stopped by to buy the book and meet the author.

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Student filmmakers came together in the City's SWEP program to make a short documentary called "Beyond the Barrel: An East Orange Story." The film highlights students who experienced gun violence as a friend, student, or child of a person who has been shot.  The ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This past weekend, men's basketball teams made- up of first responders from across the East Coast gathered in Waldorf, Maryland to compete. New Jersey was well represented with three teams that played in the tournament: Team Newark, N.J. Storm, and N.J. Elite. The teams all ...

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