Arts & Entertainment

June 15, 2021

ACME Screening Room will host “Carpool Comedy” a  fundraiser Saturday, June 26th outdoors in Lambertvillle. Parking Lot Opens 6:15 PM I Live Music at 7 PM I Comedy Show 7:30 PM. Tickets are $35 per person till June 20th, $40 Per Person after June 20th. Purchase tickets by clicking here. Carpool ...

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MILLBURN, NJ —The 2021 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards Presented by the Investors Foundation took place on Monday, June 7, featuring performances from schools representing all corners of the state of New Jersey. The Rising Star Awards were presented on Paper Mill’s YouTube and Facebook ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - In May, Hunterdon County Commissioner J. Matthew Holt made a welcome announcement for Flemington and Raritan Township residents and families that Hunterdon County’s summer 2021 “Music Under the Stars” free public concerts are now going to be held at Deer Path Park, in ...

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HUNTERDON, NJ - Over the past year, live performances have completely stopped as the pandemic prevented people from gathering. But now, a group of students from Hunterdon Central Regional High School, and others around New Jersey, are showing the power of musicians and the state’s young adults, ...

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Flemington Summer Book Fest: Borough Opens New Chapter On The Arts The East Coast’s largest Memorial Day Book Festival, Flemington Summer Book Fest, will be returning to the Borough Memorial Day Weekend, Friday May 28 through Monday May 31. Nearly 2,000 bibliophiles are expected to visit ...

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Relief funds passed for the NJ arts industry in April might not be seen by struggling venues until September. Since its founding in November 2020, New Jersey Independent Venue Association (NJIVA) has been working tirelessly to secure State relief funds for New Jersey’s independent live ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School held its annual musical performance with "Some Enchanted Evening … A Celebration of the Songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein." The performance was held last week outdoors at Stewart Field, with performances of different songs ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District received a donation of 10 ukuleles for the Reading-Fleming Intermediate School Friday. The instruments were donated by the Connor G. Foundation in honor of former student Connor Golembiewski. Golembiewski's father, Mike; mother, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School will be presenting this year's musical "Some Enchanted Evening … a celebration of the songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein." The musical will be held May 12, May 14 and May 15 at 7 p.m., outside on Stewart Field. The ...

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The Carpool Cinema is back on Saturday night! Join the ACME Screening Room again this summer for the Carpool Cinema, located at 204 N Union St behind the Spokeworks Building. The evening includes live music by local musicians at 8pm with the movie starting immediately afterwards. Select Friday ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Born and raised in Annandale, Thor Giese is a trained archeologist who wanted to find a way to reach a large audience with his knowledge of history and pre-history – so now he is coming to a local PBS station with his new television show, “Thor’s Outdoor Science ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Following a year of pandemic shutdowns and show cancellations severely impacting the local cultural, arts and music scene, this month the Hunterdon County Board of Commissioners provided a boost to operations and planning for 2021 and beyond as multiple county-based nonprofit ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School seniors Fabianna Rincon and Anjali Vijan took a chance to speak up about a concern they had - and they turned that concern into action to benefit the school community. A member of the theatre community, in addition to being ...

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ALL POLITICS IS COMEDY.  Online Film Discussion hosted by Acme Screening Room “Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.” ― Samuel Butler, British political satirist  Politics and comedy go well together -- especially on film. And especially given today's political ...

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FRENCHTOWN, NJ - Frenchtown resident Bob Newland has published a new book on hunting, celebrating his connection with his father and his past. According to a release, "Following Footsteps: Thank you Dad, for making me a hunter" was recently released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Newland, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - With the opportunity for an in-person play performance not an option this year, the Hunterdon Central Regional High School 11th and 12th graders got creative with their performance of “It’s a Wonderful Life” – and created a radio show. “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show” ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The annual Hunterdon Holiday Motorcade was held Sunday, with several flaots, and Santa himself, traveling down Main Street, accompanied by costumed characters and various police and emergency service vehicles.

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County's Main Streets are prepping for the holiday season with plans for holiday lights, decorated picture windows, Christmas trees, menorahs and much more. "Hunterdon County is home to many vibrant downtowns which have traditionally served as the focal point for ...

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Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and catch up with Sharon Mahn, a strong cheerleader for Flemington. Sharon has a radio talk show, The Weekly Rush on WWDM-FM Talk 860 out of Philadelphia with her on-air partner, Pete Trabucco. In between bites of dessert and coffee at the Market Roost on ...

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Have Election Day Stress? New Jersey's own Rich Vos will be featured in a very special evening of stand-up comedy tonight Saturday, November 7 at 8 PM at the Holiday Inn in Clinton New Jersey. His show is presented by the Garden State Comedy Club, and tickets are available here through TicketLeap, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A total of 24 horses, including one from Flemington, are in the running for the title of 2020 Greatmats National Horse Trainer of the Year. The award, according to a release, is part of Greatmats' 6th Annual National Award Series, honoring instructors, coaches and trainers who ...

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For many years New Jersey folk music legend Spook Handy has been a local favorite in Flemington. He was a crowd favorite when he performed at packed shows at First Night Flemington and for outdoor concerts in Borough Park. His original songs in both catchy music and clever lyrics have been compared ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Despite a rise in COVID cases this month, Flemington Borough will host Halloween with expanded hours to help trick-or-treaters socially distance to stay safe. Trick or treating hours will run from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31, but the annual parade has been cancelled, said Brian ...

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This coming Saturday, September 26 at 7:30 PM there will be a FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS! Comedy show fundraiser to raise money for the Flemington Fire Department. If you want to help some really dedicated volunteer first responders, this is the way to do it and have some great fun at the same time. The ...

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ACME Screening Room will host “CarPool Comedy” a  fundraiser Saturday, September 12th outdoors in Lambertvillle. The parking lot opens at 4:30 PM, with live music 5-5:45 PM. Tickets are $30 per person.  The comedians performing are Franco Danger (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Comic Strip); Tom ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - He works in IT sales and is the president of the Hunterdon Central Regional Board of Education – but now, as seen on ABC, Vincent Panico can add Match Game champion to his resume. In an episode that aired in July, Panico won the show’s grand prize of $25,000. It began about a ...

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The Central Jersey Jazz Festival Goes virtual for 2020! Sunday, September 13, 1-5 PM FREE LIVE STREAM ALEXIS MORRAST: Presented by Flemington Community Partnership MATTHEW WHITAKER – Presented by New Brunswick Jazz Project MARK GROSS – Presented by Downtown Somerville Association ...

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The Holiday Inn in Clinton and ComedyWorks Entertainment are partnering for an all-star stand-up comedy show “Under the Stars” Friday September 11th at 7:30pm.  The show will feature three headline comedians who have appeared on HBO, Last Comic Standing, America's Got Talent and many national ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Central New Jersey comic, ventriloquist and magician Johnny "Gemini" Lombardi has reached out to his network of funny friends and assembled a series of one-night shows in Somerset and Hunterdon counties at restaurants and other outdoor venues. "Everyone needs to laugh," Lombardi ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Announced during the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ meeting on July 7 are five key dates for free county-sponsored family fun in a safer, physically-distanced format at South County Park (also known as the Hunterdon County Fairgrounds), in Lambertville. There will ...

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