Arts & Entertainment

April 15, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ - Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy swept the classical play categories among its nine Foxy Awards nominations from Montclair State University for the annual MSU Theater Night Awards.  The Theater Night Awards promote the commitment to high-quality straight play production in New ...

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED   ELIZABETH, NJ - On Sunday, March 22, the public is invited on a walking tour of Hampton Place, Elizabeth and vicinity. The tour will be led by Paula Borenstein, researcher and advocate for historic preservation.  She is one of the founders of the Elizabeth ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - He speaks six or seven languages, including Swahili, the Nyanja and Bemba languages he learned in Zambia, Lingala (which he knows from Congo), French, and English. But there is one other language that is dear to refugee, Marcel Chishimba's heart, and that is the language of art; ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy senior Sofia Pineiro-Widejko received honorable mention recognition for the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Place your bets! The Community Access Unlimited Community Players will take on a Broadway classic in three performances of “Guys and Dolls Jr.” this summer. The popular musical comedy follows gamblers, gangsters and other characters in a Runyonland fantasy of New York ...

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ELIZABETH/UNION, NJ - There was a steady bustle backstage last Friday night at the Eugene G. Wilkins Theater for the Performing Arts at Kean University a half-hour before the curtain was set to rise. Musicians tuned their instruments while singers stretched their vocal cords and performers dabbed ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The sound of equality and inclusion will shake the rafters at the Eugene G. Wilkins Theatre for the Performing Arts at Kean University Jan. 10 when musicians and singers both with and without disabilities will perform side by side in a collaborative concert that also will include ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents in the First Ward will be celebrating with Mayor Bollwage and First Ward Councilman Carlos Torres at their annual Tree Lighting ceremony. The event will take place this Wednesday, December 18, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the E’Port Community at 250 Second Street in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Fourth Ward Tree Lighting will be held on Monday, December 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the intersection of Salem Avenue and North Broad Street.  Mayor Bollwage will join Fourth Ward Councilman Carlos Cedeño at his annual Tree Lighting ceremony. This event will take ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - There are two tree lighting events scheduled for this Wednesday evening December 11.  In the Fifth Ward, join Councilman William Gallman Jr. at the intersection of Catherine Street and William Street from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the annual Tree Lighting ceremony. This event will ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to inclement weather, tonight’s tree lighting ceremony is postponed until Wednesday, December 11, at 7 p.m. At that time, the tree lighting event will take place at the intersection of Summit Road and Park Avenue, Elizabeth. Mayor Bollwage will join Third Ward Councilman ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City's Third Ward tree lighting event will take place this Monday night at 6 p.m. at the intersection of Summit Road and Park Avenue, Elizabeth.  Mayor Bollwage will join Third Ward Councilman Kevin Kiniery as well as the Saint Genevieve’s Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, Troop # ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Mayor Bollwage will join residents at the Midtown Special Improvement District’s tree lighting ceremony, which will take place at the Pedestrian Plaza, located next to the Midtown Elizabeth Train Station on Thursday evening, December 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The event will ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Fifth Ward Tree Lighting event will be held this Wednesday, December 4, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the intersection of Mary Street and Jackson Avenue at Woodruff Park. Mayor Bollwage will join Councilman William Gallman Jr. for this annual tree lighting ceremony. that will ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The award-winning Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) has announced a great lineup for its annual Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, December 3, from 5-7 pm followed by three weeks of free holiday events each Saturday in December before Christmas. All events will be held at Union ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to today's snowstorm, the Second Ward Tree Lighting event scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to next Tuesday, December 10, at 6 p.m. At that time, Mayor Bollwage will join Second Ward Councilman Nelson Gonzalez at this annual event taking place in Washington Park. The ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -The Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) is set to honor the Little League team from Elizabeth, NJ that captured the hearts and minds of not only the state but the nation this summer. The Elmora Troopers, who won the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, became the first urban team from ...

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TRENTON, NJ - One of the three $10,000 winning Mega Millions tickets was sold at the Kings Rt. 1 Truck Stop, on Rt’s 1 & 9, in Elizabeth. According to James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, there were three third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, Sept. 3 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Neighborhoods throughout the City of Elizabeth are invited to join over 38 million neighbors across 16 thousand communities from all 50 states, U.S territories and military bases worldwide to participate in National Night Out.   The annual community-building campaign promotes ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The 12 Annual Festa San Vito came to a close on Sunday evening. The 4-day event as described by one of its organizers Vito Mazza is  " A family and friends cultural event." Those who attended, walked the streets of Peterstown enjoying all of the vendors, great food, and drink ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The streets of Peter's Town in Elizabeth, and area that was once was home to thousands of Italian Americans, was buzzing on Thursday night as people come out for the first night of the 12 Annual Festa Di San Vito.  As people circled the blocks looking for parking, with some ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Frank O. Mazza Civic Association will be hosting the 12th annual Festa Di San Vito all weekend in Elizabeth. The event kicks off on Thursday, July 25 and will run through Sunday, July 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  Join Mayor Bollwage and the Elizabeth community at 800 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Puerto Rican Alliance of Elizabeth, Inc. and Mayor Bollwage are inviting everyone to come out for the Cultural Parade and Festival. The event takes place this Sunday, July 14, with a parade, which will be held at 1 p.m., beginning at Union Square on the corner of High Street ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Wishing all of our readers a happy and safe Independence Day!  Enjoy the fireworks tonight (July 4), at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park on Front Street. The annual Fireworks Show will begin at dusk, which is approximately 9:15 p.m. TAPintoElizabeth.net is Elizabeth’s free ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth will celebrate Independence Day on July 4, at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park on Front Street. Festivities will start at 2 p.m. and include food trucks.  Their annual Fireworks Show will begin at dusk, which is approximately 9:15 p.m. There is a scheduled ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - In this season of high school proms, one stood out this past Friday. The prom goers were dressed to the nines, the lights were low and the music loud and the dance floor beckoned. Yet these prom goers were not teenagers but rather adults with developmental disabilities. Dozens of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The CAU Community Players will be staging a very special production of "Hairspray, Jr." at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 30, at 2 p.m. The CAU Community Players is a troupe of actors both ...

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