Arts & Entertainment

November 18, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Livingston Deputy Mayor Alfred Anthony was recently honored for his tremendous contribution on behalf of people with special needs and their families in Livingston at the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled (JSDD) of Metrowest’s fundraising gala and art exhibit opening ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For its annual fall production coming up later this week, Livingston High School (LHS) will present “Midsummer/Jersey,” which puts a Jersey Shore twist on William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Tickets can be purchased online HERE or at the door for the three ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Lynda Zarillo of Livingston was among the nine winners recently named in the 2018 Essex County Parks Photography Contest, sponsored annually by the Essex County Environmental Center and judged by members of the Essex County Photo Club. Zarillo received third place in the Adult ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, the Livingston Historical Society will open the historic Ely Cemetery on Hillside Avenue for public tours from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Force Homestead Museum, located at 366 South Livingston Avenue, will also be open during the same hours on ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Last spring, the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) selected 12 two-member teams for its Model Curriculum Framework Project. Golda Och Academy’s Upper School Dean of Students and Arts Department Chair Jordan Herskowitz was chosen out of the more than 100 applicants for the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Livingston High School Lancer Marching Band was recently invited to perform at the third annual Rutgers University Band Day, where the Lancers had the opportunity to rehearse with the Rutgers University Marching Scarlet Knights in preparation for the half-time show of the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fifth graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School recently enjoyed their first author visit of the year with Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs, co-authors of the recently released “The Dark Deep.”  The authors discussed not only the book itself, but also how they wrote it together ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) hosted its 18th annual Art at the Oval on Saturday, featuring a juried, outdoor, fine art and fine craft exhibit showcasing many well-known area artists. The Livingston event draws artists from the entire tri-state area who for ribbons and ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – Those interested in checking out Meadowbrook Country Day Camp for next summer are invited to attend “Meadowfest,” a fun-filled day of fall events for prospective campers including hayrides, pumpkin picking, crafts, scavenger hunts, rides, games and prizes, face painting, apple ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Although the township has eight Diversity Festivals under its belt, this year, the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI, chaired by Susan Berkenbush), Livingston Youth Appreciation Celebration Committee (YACC, chaired by Alan Karpas) and the West Essex YMCA ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Sheila Writt of Livingston was recently named among the 20 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. The seniors were recently honored during a ceremony at the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Essex County Cedar Grove ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Combining two annual celebrations from Livingston and West Orange into one powerful event focusing on the themes of unity and harmony, the Livingston Youth Appreciation Committee, West Essex YMCA, Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI), and West Orange resident ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School’s (LHS) annual crime scene “extravaganza,” where Forensic Science students set up fictional crime scenes using skills they have learned in class throughout the school year, will be featured on "Classroom Close-up NJ" on Oct. 7. The 15-time Emmy ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston native Brett Altman, a late-bloomer in the music world who released his first single earlier this summer, recently released not only a music video for his first single, but his second single, “Vacancy Signs,” is now available on all digital platforms as well. His ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston’s Town-Wide Campout and Movie Under the Stars, which has been previously postponed three times due to rain, will now be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Memorial Oval (Robert H. Harp Drive). Boy Scout Troops 12 & 16 and Cub Scout Packs 12 &16 will lead the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Amanda DeFuria, a 13-year-old Livingston resident who won Food Network's “Chopped Junior” in 2016, is bringing her talents to reality television once again—this time to show off her vocal chops in a new show on PBS called "Celebration of Music" hosted by 17-year-old American ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Lucy Tan, a Livingston High School Class of 2006 alumna who discovered a passion for creative writing as a first grader at Hillside Elementary School, recently released her debut novel “What We Were Promised.” A month after its release, Tan’s novel is now prominently displayed in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Threatening rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of Livingston’s Indian community as the India Fest event, scheduled to move from the lawn of the West Essex YMCA to the Memorial Oval for the first time this year to accommodate the annual event’s growing popularity, was forced ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CareOne in Livingston will be holding a Community Family Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its grounds at 68-76 Passaic Ave. Attractions include a bounce house, train rides, a petting zoo, pony rides, a stilt walker, face-painting, a balloon artist, a magic ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The date has been changed to Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. due to weather conditions. Activities listed in the article below will remain the same.  LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On New Jersey Family’s recently published “Ultimate Bucket List,” the second annual list of not-to-miss places in New Jersey, Livingston’s recently opened Board & Brush workshop was named “Most Fun DIY Night Out.” Also on the list were the Turtle Back Zoo, Star Tavern, Verona ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) is teaming up with the West Essex YMCA, the Livingston Youth Appreciation Celebration Committee (YACC) and West Orange resident Carl Brister of Agape Music Works, LLC to host a collaborative new event called the Love+Unity ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those interested in visiting Meadowbrook Country Day Camp are invited to attend “Summer Splash 2018,” on Saturday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is located at 73 East Valley Brook Road, in Long Valley. The rain date for this event is Sunday, July 29. “Seeing camp ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — An upcoming fine art exhibit presented by the Northern New Jersey art group Partners in Paint (PiP) will include the work of Livingston resident John Wolff, an award-winning artist whose watercolor piece entitled “The Norseman” is pictured above. The exhibit, located at the Art ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Jayden Declet, Brooke Lelia and Jonah Ruderman of Livingston were recently selected by Mark Hoebee, Paper Mill Playhouse producing artistic director and recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, to participate in the Paper Mill’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Although heat, humidity and gray skies loomed over the Livingston Oval for the township’s 82nd annual 4th of July Celebration, the rain held off, making it possible for thousands of area residents to enjoy the day and experience the dazzling 20-minute fireworks display that capped ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — July 4th at the Livingston Memorial Oval has been known as one of Essex County’s greatest summertime events for families, friends and neighbors for 82 years. Wednesday’s Independence Day celebration will bring back annual favorites like the auto show and food festival, and will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Regal Bank, a full-service community bank headquartered in Livingston, is hosting its 10th annual free outdoor concert series at Livingston’s Memorial Oval, beginning on July 1. The series features live musical performances every Sunday evening in July from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Livingston High School (LHS) Class of 2009 alumnus has released his first single, “Come Find Me,” a song about supporting loved ones, on all digital platforms after discovering his singer/songwriter talents in his 20s. With the help of Sony Music, self-defined “late-bloomer” ...

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