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Arts & Entertainment

May 13, 2022

This article was written by Livingston High School student Vera Li, a student volunteer at the Livingston HuaXia Chinese School LIVINGSTON, NJ — After two years of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Livingston’s Chinese community finally came together at the annual Livingston Chinese Culture ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) student Jonah Ruderman’s video submission performance of “If I Were a Rich Man” has been nominated in the Outstanding Solo Performance category of the 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre. The 2022 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Under the direction of James Hegedus, the Livingston High School (LHS) Lancers Jazz Band recently received a Gold rating and was the only visiting high school band to earn such high praise at the Piscataway High School Jazz Festival. The band also received the award for Best ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) invites the community to visit its latest exhibit, “Flights of Fancy,” on Sunday, May 1, for an opening reception to be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the ACL Gallery. The ACL Gallery is a co-op organization sponsored by the ACL in a New ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the sixth consecutive year, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) has been honored with the "Best Communities for Music Education" designation from The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 23rd year, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After competing against nearly 60 other students to earn a spot on the inaugural Maccabi USA media team this summer, Livingston High School (LHS) Class of 2019 graduate Evan Kamikow has secured one of only 14 positions available to college journalists to cover the international ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) invites established and emerging artists and artisans to submit works for its spring exhibit, “Flights of Fancy,” at the ACL Gallery located at 2115 Town Center Way in Livingston. All media will be considered, such as paintings, sculpture, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) is bringing back its annual talent show for children and adults with special needs at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 in Room T3 of the Livingston Senior and Community Center. The special needs population is invited to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — In honor of Black History, Women’s History and National Poetry Months, Morris Arts and Overlook Medical Center will present "Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry," a collaborative program featuring works developed with the guidance of Overlook’s poet-in-residence, Thomas ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The directors of music at Heritage Middle School—Kristin Pelletier, Karin Kott, Brendan Hughes and Erik Donough—recently announced that 12 talented Livingston students have successfully auditioned for All North Jersey Region music ensembles. Peletier, director of chorus, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is still open for the Livingston Senior, Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) Kids Camp, to be offered as full-or half-day programs to children in grades one through six from Monday, June 27 to Friday, Aug. 5. Registration is also now open for additional summer camp ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is still open for the Livingston Arts Association’s 10-week spring art program, with various classes being held indoors at the Livingston Senior and Community Center, 204 Hillside Avenue, from April 11 through June 18. Beginner, intermediate and advanced students ...

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CHATHAM, NJ — Barry Farber, a Livingston who recently announced plans to convert his latest children’s book “The Adventures of Little Billy, In Search of the Magic Tree” into an animated television series, will be signing copies of the novel and reading passages to fans on Saturday, March 26 from ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With Livingston High School (LHS) senior Geetika Komati at the helm, the LHS Origami Club is helping people develop motor skills through the art of paper folding—a typically Japanese visual art form that Komati has been practicing since elementary school. Komati, whose works ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — This year’s Livingston High School (LHS) spring musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," will be presented without seating restrictions on March 17, March 18 and March 19 at 7 p.m. each night with a matinée offered on Sunday at 2 p.m. Directed by LHS theater arts teacher Scott Patteson ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Several Livingston High School (LHS) students have been recognized in the art competitions of the 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative teens. Four LHS students—Ben ...

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NEW JERSEY — When COVID-19 spread across the United States in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on St. Patrick’s Day events for two consecutive seasons. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade—the largest in the world—but it also led to the cancellation of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) will host a free public reception on March 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to welcome in the ACL Gallery’s new exhibit, “Where in the World.” The many interpretations of this spring’s “Where in the World” theme—as represented by a diverse group of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for the world premiere of "The Wanderer," the new Broadway-bound musical based on the life and music of Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci. In addition to previously announced cast members Mike Wartella ("Charlie and the Chocolate ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Spencer Askinazy, a graduate of Livingston High School (LHS) and current student at the University of Miami, has been nominated for the prestigious Television Academy Foundation’s 41st College Television Awards, which recognizes excellence in student-produced programs from colleges ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Immediately following the opening performance of "Clue" on Jan. 30, Paper Mill Playhouse 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 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With sudden changes and isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic—such as transitioning from a daily commute to New York City to now working remotely with two sons under the age of three—Livingston resident Jared Wohl sought ways to decompress amid the blurred lines between ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Friends of the Livingston Library (FOLL) will hold a Lunar New Year Book Blast sale from Tuesday, Feb. 1 through Friday, Feb. 4 at the Friends Book Store located inside the Livingston Public Library.  Hundreds of Asian language books will be offered at half prices, including ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Barry Farber, a Livingston resident with many talents, recently announced his latest endeavor, which is to convert his children’s book “The Adventures of Little Billy, In Search of the Magic Tree” into an animated television series.   According to Farber, the novel evolved from ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) will launch its first-ever arts and crafts program in partnership with members of the Livingston High School Origami Club this winter for children and adults with special needs. In addition to basic arts and crafts ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Opening weekend for Paper Mill Playhouse’s A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney’s Broadway Hits—a revue of past, current and future Disney Broadway productions arranged around the themes of the holiday season—was a resounding success, according to Producing Artistic Director Mark ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After a one-year hiatus in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Crystal Plaza’s annual “Love is in the Air” event returns in February 2022 for any couples looking to enjoy an elegant evening filled with fine-dining, live music, tours of the award-winning venue’s newly renovated ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is still open for the Livingston Arts Association’s 10-week winter art program, with various classes being held indoors at the Livingston Senior and Community Center, 204 Hillside Avenue, from Jan. 10 through March 19. Beginner, intermediate and advanced students ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The ACL Gallery in Livingston invites established and emerging artists and artisans to submit works for its winter show, “It’s Only Natural,” before Wednesday, Dec. 15. All media will be considered, including paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, glass art, and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Livingston twins Jacob and Aaron Bagolie, seventh graders known for joking around both in and outside of school, recently debuted their first stand-up comedy acts at Scotty’s Pub and Comedy Cove in Springfield. “This is what happens when you put husbands in charge of the ...

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