Arts & Entertainment

May 28, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although Livingston programs and events continue to be affected by the pandemic—including the latest status updates provided below on popular township events such as the annual 4th of July celebration, Youth Appreciation Week, summer gazebo concerts and more—the township continues ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Shortly after Livingston High School (LHS) Key Club President Priela Safran approached Livingston’s Senior, Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) about what the club could do to help senior citizens during the health crisis, club members compiled a handful of video messages into the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local comediennes Jennifer Bahler and Ilana Saltzman recently produced an 18-day series called “Livingston’s Got Talent” (LGT), which will feature daily video clips of Livingston residents showcasing their expertise from May 16 to June 2 and will benefit Livingston Philanthropies, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Days before Mother’s Day, Livingston mom Heidi Rome published a book that was inspired by a conversation she had with her nonverbal son after a new technology enabled him to share his thoughts. Her novel, entitled “You Just Have to Love Me—Mothering Instructions from My Autistic ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A musical telethon organized by Livingston residents in support of Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN), which works with nearly 60 local families in need of food and financial assistance, raised more than $25,000 for the organization while also bringing joy to thousands ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the fourth consecutive year, Livingston Public Schools has been honored with the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to help Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN) assist local families in need during the global health crisis, community members are stepping up to produce a live, music-based fundraising event that will feature performances from local singers and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After two weeks without seeing their students face to face, faculty members of the Health & Physical Education (HPE) Department at Livingston Public Schools shared a heartfelt message with their students in a collaborative homemade video meant to spread “spread hope and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the 2019-2020 AM Wired class at Livingston High School (LHS) are making the most of their time in quarantine by producing uplifting content that is currently reaching an audience far beyond the LHS community. AM Wired, the audition-based television production class in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As they continue to quarantine as best as they can inside their homes, Livingston residents are finding creative ways to keep both Cabin Fever and COVID-19 at bay. Thanks to constant access to FaceTime, Skype, Zoom and similar technologies plus Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite being closed to the public, the Livingston Public Library (LPL) announced that it is currently working to increase its digital content offerings for all ages. Popular titles have been added to the library’s Overdrive / Libby e-Library, and the monthly checkout limit for ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite the announcement that school will be closed to students on Tuesday, the nearly 100 students involved in Livingston High School’s (LHS) spring musical are prepared to dazzle the community with their production of “Shrek The Musical” when curtains open on Thursday. Shows ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) art teachers Deniz Olcay and Linda Majzner recently announced the students who received awards in the 2020 Scholastic Art drawing and painting competition. Eden Quan and Angela Wei both earned two Gold Key Awards each; Aaron Nagler, Karen Wang ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend an Open House event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 1 at the camp, which is located at 73 East Valley Brook Road in Long Valley. All prospective families will be welcomed via an information ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — By collecting pet photos from local dog parents, Livingston resident Staci Ruderman Weiner has come up with a unique, collaborative way to fundraise for animal-related causes such as Wise Animal Rescue, Seeing Eye Dog, North Shore Animal League and NYC Rescue Dogs Rock. After ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Aspiring student artists in grades 6 through 12 are invited to participate in a special "Paint the Town" event hosted by the ACL (Arts Council of Livingston) Gallery, which will provide a list of venues for the students to transform into works of art. The gallery will supply ...

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ROCHESTER, NY — Livingston resident Matthew Smith, a 10-year-old Harrison student known for his inspiring cooking demonstrations and contagious personality, has been selected as one of the fan-favorite contestants of “MasterChef Junior” to appear in the “MasterChef Junior Live!” 2020 tour. Smith ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School senior Gabriel Dubinett's photograph “Never Forgotten...” was recently included in the Art Administrators of New Jersey's 32nd annual “Emerging Artists” exhibit. His work was on display at the James Howe Gallery at Kean University in Union for two weeks in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Hundreds of students from all over northern New Jersey recently gathered at Paramus High School and Parkway Elementary School to audition for New Jersey High School Region I Orchestra, Chorus and Band.  This year, Livingston High School (LHS) will be well-represented, with several ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School’s (LHS) Band Boosters will host its 10th annual Jazz Bands Dinner Dance on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the LHS cafeteria, which will be transformed into a nightclub for an evening of dinner, music and more Turano’s Pizza Kitchen will cater ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Television personality Rachael Ray, a celebrated American chef and cookbook author, declared that “as long as [her] name is over the front door,” her audience is going to see “a lot more of” Livingston 10-year-old Matthew Smith after the young chef delighted the viewers of her ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend an Open House, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at the camp, which is located at 73 East Valley Brook Road, in Long Valley. All prospective families will be welcomed via an ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With a little help from their friends at Senior, Youth Leisure Services (SLYS) and on the Camuso Holiday Display Committee, the Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) recently hosted two holiday events for special needs individuals that drew crowds to both the Camuso ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Each year, the Livingston Holiday Decorations Committee works hard to ensure that the township remains festive and bright by hanging lanterns on the poles and wrapping lighted garland on all lampposts along main streets and the business districts as well as on the pergolas at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School chorus and orchestra will present their joint winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium, featuring the Concert Chorus, String Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Notations and Chamber Orchestra. Musical selections will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School's Theater Club, which produces two school-wide productions each year—will present “Radium Girls,” a powerful true story of fighting for one’s rights, as its fall drama on November 14, 15 and 16 at 6:30 p.m. “Radium Girls” is based on the real-life story of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Abstract art, photography, mosaics, sculptures and more are featured in the Arts Council of Livingston’s (ACL) new “Art of Illusion” exhibit, which opened on Saturday with a celebratory reception and will be on display through Dec. 7.   In addition to the various artists who ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Sanskriti of New Jersey recently hosted its second annual Diwali celebration in the Memorial Oval in Livingston, where volunteers helped the Department of Public Works (DPW) set up an elaborate display of ground fireworks that burst, crackled and glowed for residents of all ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The British Swim School in Livingston is sponsoring a new column for TAPinto Livingston entitled " The British Swim School's Things To Do With Kids" in order to provide a weekly roundup of interesting things to do with kids in Livingston and the surrounding area.  The first ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The public is invited to visit a showcase of local, innovative artists on Saturday, Nov. 2 and Sunday, Nov. 3 at the newly renovated Essex County Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP), where guests will be able to take a self-guided tour through the various studies, talk to artists, purchase ...

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