Arts & Entertainment

September 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents came out for Elizabeth’s Annual African American Heritage Parade this past Sunday. While the bands played on, organizations and city officials marched to sounds and colors that captivated parade onlookers on Elizabeth Avenue. Mayor Bollwage, wore a Kente African print ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - This Saturday, September 22, at 5 p.m., RIX Magazine will the open the doors to one of New Jersey’s largest parking decks, a (9) nine-level parking deck in the heart of mid-town Elizabeth. The world-class high-level exotic car show is set to be an experience that will revolutionize ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ -  Union County hosted the first ever Warinanco Food Festival on Saturday, featuring local food trucks and restaurants from all over the area.  Visitors to the event had a chance to indulge in culinary delights such as arepas, egg rolls, empanada's, pad thai, jerk chicken, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of September 21. This film is the third collaboration ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - A program featuring a man dressed as a woman who sings, tells stories and does crafts with children is coming next week to the Rahway Train Station Plaza. The program, called Drag Queen Story Hour, is supposed to foster "awareness of gender diversity," as well as promote ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced 63 artists, historians, and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program.  “The recipients of HEART Grants are a ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - People and pups alike gathered at Warinanco Sports Center this past  Saturday for the first-ever Warinanco Pet Parade, where canine talent from across Union County competed in multiple contests and enjoyed the admiration of dozens of dog lovers. From “Waggiest Walk” to ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday, July 25, with the Vinny’s & Katfish Lucy taking the stage at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. The free concert series is held at Echo Lake Park during the month of July and moves to Oak Ridge Park ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - People from all over will be coming to Elizabeth this week for one of the city’s most famous festivals of the year, “festa di san Vito”. The 11th Annual festa di san Vito / Peterstown Cultural Festival will be held from July 26 through July 29 in the Peterstown section of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Family Fun & Flix, a free summer entertainment and film series presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Union County Department of Parks and Recreation, continues on Tuesday, July 24 with the presentation of “Peter Rabbit” at Warinanco Park, on the border of ...

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UNION/ELIZABETH, NJ - A new exhibit of award winning artworks by local artists age 60 and up, is now on display at the Freeholders Gallery through August 29. Each of the 13 works received first place honors in the countywide Senior Art Exhibit held earlier this summer in the Atrium at Liberty Hall ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Seven competitors battled it out at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's 3rd Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 14, all vying for $2,000 in prizes and most importantly, bragging rights.  The BBQ categories of best Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pulled Pork, came with a $500 ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  The 5th Annual Roselle House Music Festival opens on Saturday, July 14 in Warinanco Park for a two-day dance music party. Guest DJ’s from all over the area will be playing house music over the two-day span from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day. The event will also feature food and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Nearly one thousand attendees were thrilled with a very special production of "Annie, Jr." staged by the CAU Community Players, a troupe of actors both with and without developmental disabilities performed at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts June 29-July 1. Formed ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Wishing all of our readers a Happy and safe Independence Day!  Enjoy the “Fireworks Spectacular” video shot from Roselle Park last weekend. TAPintoElizabeth.net is Elizabeth’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook at ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Mayor Christian Bollwage is asking residents to come out and join him and the Dept. of Recreation for this year's Independence Day celebration with their Fireworks Spectacular. The event is being held on Wednesday, July 4, at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park.  NOTE: This ...

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NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra kicks off Union County’s 57th annual Summer Arts Festival series of free outdoor concerts sponsored by the Freeholder Board with an evening of Broadway favorites, beloved opera overtures and more on Friday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Echo Lake ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The CAU Community Players will be staging a very special production of "Annie, Jr." at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts on Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 1, at 2 p.m. The CAU Community Players is a troupe of actors both with ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders are inviting residents and visitors to enjoy a day of free fun activities for children, parents, friends, and family featuring the beloved rock ‘n’ roll of The Fuzzy Lemons, at the upcoming Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day. The event will ...

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Union County, NJ – The Model Railroad Club plans to thrill model train fans of all ages when it holds its annual Invitational Operating Session on Saturday, June 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to view the action on elaborately detailed multi-track layouts. Normal Saturday ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 700 cyclists of every skill level took to the streets for the 15th annual Tour de Elizabeth that rolled throughout the city on Sunday morning.  This year’s tour that is open to all ages, was a 15-mile recreational tour of the City of Elizabeth’s historic ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Cyclists of every skill level are readying their bicycles in anticipation as the 15th annual Tour de Elizabeth that will roll through the city.\ this coming Sunday.  This year’s ride, which is titled “Destination Elizabeth,” will begin and end at City Hall, is a family-friendly, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Amanda Guas has been dancing since she was old enough to pull on a pair of ballet slippers. “I’ve been dancing since I was two years old,’’ said Guas, who lives in Elizabeth and is a senior at Union Catholic.  That’s what happens when you grow up in a family full of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Students from the Elizabeth Public School, in grades 8-12 recently completed a beautification project on Elizabeth Avenue, painting decorative murals on Traffic Utility Boxes at seven locations throughout the district.  The project was spearheaded by the Elizabeth Avenue ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The LGBTQ office of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is organizing an alternative prom event - "Light up the Night - Teen Pride" from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on June 15. LGBTQ Services, in collaboration with the Union County ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites music fans of all ages to Rhythm and Blues by the Brook, a free outdoor music festival that will be held in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Saturday, June 2.  This year’s event includes a celebration of African-American ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Children ages 4 to 12 years old are invited by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to participate in the third annual Paint by the Pond”. A project that teaches families about the importance of recycling while encouraging children to paint on cardboard, creating art ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Senior residents of Union County, age 60 or older, can register now for the Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit.  Qualifying works of art will be on display at the Atrium of Liberty Hall Center at 1085 Morris Avenue in Union from May 29 to July 9, and the artists will be ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The British called him the "High Priest of the Revolution," and he returns to life at the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth as reenactor Meridoc Burkhardt portrays "James Caldwell: the Fighting Parson.”  This presentation to be held on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. dramatically ...

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