Arts & Entertainment

November 26, 2018

MADISON, NJ - Under a full moon Friday night, Santa Claus and approximately 40 groups marched downtown in Madison’s Annual Christmas Parade. Santa Claus was played by Madison resident Michael Odell who took over from his father Bill Odell, who had played the part for 35 years. Mrs. Claus was riding ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough now has its first ever Visitor Center, which is housed in the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) located at 9 Main Street. The Madison Visitor Center was officially opened on Monday with a ribbon cutting by Mayor Bob Conley and with members of the Town Council and ...

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It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend.  TAPinto reminds our Madison readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with non-automated ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps hosted the third annual “Spooky Night” on Friday night to kick off Halloween celebrations in the downtown. The event took place in front of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building and featured a pumpkin ...

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MADISON, NJ - A nor’easter forced the cancellation of the annual Chamber of Commerce’s Halloween Parade on Saturday but the town’s young children were treated to a magic show and mini-parade inside the Central Avenue School. As Frank Iannarone, Chairman of the Halloween committee of the Chamber of ...

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MADISON, NJ - Halloween arrived on October 18 in downtown Madison with the arrival of scarecrows adorning lampposts on Wavery Place.  The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Garden Club of Madison to provide and install the scarecrows, which were decorated by Chamber-member ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Former secretary of state and United States senator John Kerry gave the keynote address to open the fifth annual Morristown Festival of Books on Friday, October 12 at the Morristown Performing Arts Center. The keynote was moderated by Ann Curry, the award-winning journalist and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fifth annual Morristown Festival of Books, “where readers and authors meet,” took place on October 12 and 13 in downtown Morristown. The event was kicked off Friday evening at the Mayo Performing Arts Center with a sold-out keynote by former secretary of state, U.S. senator, ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 Halloween Parade & Magic Show is scheduled for Saturday, October 27 and is sponsored this year by Beneath the Surface Spa, 19 Waverly Pl., Hat Shop Madison, 81 Main St. and Woodland Bakery & Cafe, 650 Shunpike Rd., Chatham ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morristown CraftMarket, now celebrating its 42nd consecutive year as a nationally acclaimed and charitable fine art and craft show featuring 160 gifted artists from over 25 states throughout the country, will be held Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October 21 at the ...

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MADISON – Calling Bottle Hill Day a street fair doesn’t even come close. In spite of some drizzle, residents of the borough and surrounding area were out in force to hear music from four stages, eat things not on their diets, campaign for their favorite politicians, meet up with people they ...

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MADISON – The threat of rain didn’t stop owners of antique cars from bringing them to Bottle Hill Day’s annual car show on Saturday, October 6. Dozens of old cars in mint condition lined the parking lots on King’s Road near the Hartley Dodge Memorial. Sam Bassolino, an employee of Madison ...

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MADISON, NJ - There’s a Junior American Ninja Warrior living right here in Madison. Ten-year-old Will Arnstein, a fifth- grader at the Kings Road School, followed his lifelong Ninja passion to be a contestant in the first ever American Ninja Warrior Junior competition to be aired on October 13, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Continuo Arts will host a series of free open house 'sing-ins' beginning September 10 through September 12, with the goal of the organization's choirs to develop the love of artistic singing, enhance music education, provide global performance opportunities and enrich the lives of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the re-opening of the Leopard Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Monday, August 27th. The comprehensive modernization and expansion were part of the County Executive's initiative to provide the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Visitors to Loantaka Park in Chatham Township no longer have to transport bikes to the park if they wish to ride the scenic paths. Loantaka now has Zagster bikes to use through an APP courtesy of "Morris Moves Bike Share" a program provided by the Loantaka Brook Reservation and the ...

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MADISON, NJ - The National Premier Soccer League is the third-tier of the American soccer pyramid, only behind the standard, MLS, and the United Soccer League. And of its 98 teams scattered throughout the country, the top team can be found in the area. FC Motown – in its first year playing ...

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The renowned Madison-based band Running Late was the featured performer for the second straight year at the Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, held on May 6 at Liberty State Park in Jersey City.  Members of the band, managed by Madison resident and bassist Mike Hall, include Lauren ...

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Madison Junior School eighth-grader Jonathan DeSimone was among four Morris County student musicians honored on April 21 as the Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Outstanding Violinists, part of the Music Students of the Month program.  Each student was recognized at the Mayo Center in Morristown ...

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Registration is now open for the Chatham Jaycees 41st annual Fishawack Run set to kick off the Fishawack Festival on Saturday, June 9. The one-mile Fun Run starts at 9 a.m., followed by the 4-mile race at 9:30 a.m. See entry form below.   https://register.compuscore.com/fishawack/

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ROXBURY, NJ – During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to ...

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MADISON, NJ - Due to high demand, a new section of the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA’s Camp Wantago is now open! With activities for kindergarten students through 2nd graders, campers are busy with outdoor play, sports, STEM, art projects, swimming and field trips. Weekly ...

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The Madison Community Pool, located at 105 Rosedale Ave. in Madison, will host an open house event on Sunday, May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join the pool staff for bagels, learn more about what the pool has to offer and register for membership at this spring event. Membership includes access ...

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MADISON, NJ – As a horde of young students flooded the halls of Torey J. Sabatini School on Thursday evening with parents in tow, each one had something to say. “I painted that!” they cried, showing off the flowers, grassy patches, rocks and other areas they painted in Torey J.’s main entrance ...

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Madison will host the Discovery Orchestra’s “Discover the Joy of Corelli” musical event on Sunday, April 29 in celebration of the orchestra’s 31st season. Kicking off with musical performances from 3 to 5 p.m. at Drew University’s Concert Hall, the evening will conclude with a gala reception ...

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Opera at Florham will present its 30th annual vocal competition and musicale on Sunday at 2 p.m. inside Lenfell Hall, The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 285 Madison Ave in Madison. A fully-catered luncheon with competition judges will also be offered at 12:30 p.m. for an additional ...

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MADISON, NJ – Cold temperatures and high winds did not do the “Save The Historic Madison Theater” community rally any favors.  Despite the gray and rainy weather, dozens of people were on hand Sunday afternoon on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building for the “Save the Historic Madison ...

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Dr. Brian Regal will host a Madison Historical Society presentation on “The Secret Life of the New Jersey Devil” on Tuesday, April 24.  Regal’s lecture will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the Chase Room of the Madison Public Library at 39 Keep St., marking the society's fourth presentation of its 2017-18 ...

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MADISON, NJ – As developers call for the potential demolition of the historic Madison movie theater, several concerned community members are standing up to fight back. Several of these citizens have since joined forces to form the Save Madison Theater Committee, which will host a “Save the ...

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A hidden masterpiece long thought to be lost was discovered in Madison’s town hall thanks to Mallory Mortillaro. The curator of collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation, Mortillaro uncovered the statue’s origin while cataloguing artwork inside the council chambers of the historic Hartley ...

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