Arts & Entertainment

August 28, 2018

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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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The main entrance to Hillside Elementary School now depicts the uniqueness of each of the school’s students through its new “rock garden”—the outcome of this year’s Hillside Elementary art-enrichment project. Each year in March, the Hillside Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Seven graduating Livingston High School seniors were honored at Monday’s township council meeting for volunteering on the Livingston Public Broadcasting Committee (LTV). The honorees included Jesse Allard, Spencer Askinazy, Matthew Feresten, Andrew “AJ” Keenan, Nicholas Meaney, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — Livingston High School held its 2018 Senior Prom on Friday night at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park TAPinto Livingston is happy to join in the celebration and the styles of this special night for these young men and women. We will continue adding to this photo ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) parents and students are encouraged to send photos from the upcoming LHS Senior Prom to be featured on TAPinto Livingston. LHS seniors will kick off their final weeks of high school by attending Friday’s prom, to be held at the Westmount Country Club ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Less than a week after the Livingston High School (LHS) 2018 lip dub was completed, the video celebrating the high school’s 65th anniversary has nearly 5,000 views on YouTube. The project is a year in the making for LHS senior Matt Feresten and juniors Adriana Franchino and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – A commemorative service for those who have died defending the United States will be held on Monday at 9:30 a.m. prior to the Livingston Memorial Day Parade, which will head north on South Livingston Avenue toward Town Center beginning at 10 a.m. and end at Congressional Parkway. In ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ  — The 23rd annual Youth Appreciation Week (YAW) culminated in Livingston on Saturday with Family Festival Day, enjoyed by hundreds of families inside the Livingston High School Fitness and Wellness Center despite the rainy weather. Usually held at the Oval, the daylong event was ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two years after the premier of the first Livingston High School (LHS) Lip Dub, which currently has more than 112,000 views on YouTube, LHS senior Matt Feresten and juniors Adriana Franchino and Sabrina Katz are heading a new LHS Lip Dub that will celebrate the school’s 65th ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jessie Chris, a 20-year-old singer/songwriter, recently visited Livingston Public Schools (LPS) to perform her music and share her story about being bullied when she was a child. The Ad Council recently named Chris the face of its new national #BeMore anti-bullying campaign, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — All are welcome to the annual community-wide family celebration, Family Festival Day, part of Livingston's annual Youth Appreciation Celebration, on Saturday, with some activities to be held inside Livingston High School due to rain in the forecast.  Pony rides, the petting ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools’ (LPS) inaugural elementary and middle school Gifted and Talented (GT) Art Show is on display at the Livingston Public Library through June 3. LPS offers an exceptional program for students in grades four through eight who are designated as gifted and ...

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CALDWELL/ESSEX FELLS, NJ – Valentina Barbieri of Livingston was acknowledged for her accomplishments at last week’s Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Grover Cleveland Park. Seen above with Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., Barbieri caught four fish, the most in the girls' 6 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — All proceeds from Livingston’s Kiwanis Karnival are donated directly back to the community. The Kiwanis Club of Livingston, which has been providing service to the Livingston community since 1930, urges residents to take advantage of the rides, games, food and fun every night ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Music is often “in the air” at Heritage Middle School as student musicians and vocalists spend time learning and rehearsing. Their hard work has led to recent achievements in many students’ respective arts. Nicholas Chen successfully auditioned for the New Jersey Intermediate ...

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