Arts & Entertainment

May 24, 2018

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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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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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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The bright sunshine came with a chill in the air on Saturday, when the streets of Madison were full of children with baskets running from shop to shop to collect Easter treats. Even before the Easter Bunny appeared, the children were enjoying the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Easter Fun Fest.

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In 1967, a group of Madison residents founded the Madison Community Pool with a dream of giving local families a safe and affordable summertime retreat.  The local pool will celebrate its 50th anniversary season this year, and board members are reviving its original logo as featuring “Rose” the ...

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The Easter bunny will hop into Madison on Saturday with plenty of candy and toy-filled Easter eggs for local kids as part of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Easter Fun Fest. Children and parents are invited to bring along their Easter baskets and collect festive treats from 11 a.m. to 12:30 ...

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MADISON, NJ – The 17th annual Taste of Madison fundraising event drew hundreds of food-loving locals to the Brooklake County Club in Florham Park on Monday night. Chefs from at least 30 local restaurants cooked and served samples of their best selling dishes and some new items to hungry ...

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Another Nor’easter has smacked Madison in the face yet again. After so many of us lost power for what seemed to be an eternity, it’s a good time to make up for lost productivity while you weather today's storm at home.  The famous Stephen Covey quadrant 2 activities can keep you busy on this ...

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The Easter bunny will hop into Madison on Saturday, March 24 with plenty of candy and toy-filled Easter eggs for local kids as part of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Easter Fun Fest. Children and parents are invited to bring along their Easter baskets and collect festive treats from 11 ...

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Embrace your creativity with the Oral Health Art Contest. Kids ages 5-18 can submit artwork that depicts how dental and eating habits contribute to a healthy lifestyle.  Drop off your submission at Adams Dental on 1 Kings Road, a TAPinto Madison sponsor, or at Healthy Italia, 55 Main St. through ...

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Antiques expert and local vendor Linda Pastorino will share her expertise Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. during a free lecture at the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave.  Learn about the appraisal process, the inner workings of auction markets and how social media and marketing has changed the ...

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Madison High School senior Kyle Han was among six students honored Thursday as the Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Music Students of the Month prior to a Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra performance.  Music teachers from several New Jersey schools nominated students for Music Student of the Month ...

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MADISON, NJ – Demolition is the only way, said property owner Saxum Real Estate of the historic Madison movie theater.  During a Historic Preservation Commission review on Tuesday of updated concept plans for the building at 14 Lincoln Place that was formerly home to Bow Tie cinemas, Saxum said ...

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Madison Rotarian and U.S. Army veteran Herman Fickenscher will host a lecture titled “How the U.S. Air Forced Saved 2 million people in the Western Sectors of Berlin after World War II” Thursday at 12:15 during the club’s weekly luncheon at Rod’s Steak and Seafood Grille, 1 Convent Road in Convent ...

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Explore the world of culinary writing at the Thursday Morning Club author’s lunch Saturday, March 10 at 12 p.m. inside the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave.  Presented by New Jersey native and food writer Laura Schenone, the next edition of the Wise, Wonderful Women’s program will follow ...

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MADISON, NJ – Potential concepts for the redevelopment of Madison’s historic movie theater are up for discussion again, this time on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. during a regular meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission inside Hartley Dodge Memorial Building council chambers at 50 Kings ...

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Stardust Big Band performed popular hits from the 1940s to a packed house at Drew University on Saturday. This fundraiser event raised more than $4,500 for America’s Grow-A-Row, a volunteer-based organization that provides fresh produce to the hungry.  Stardust, a 16-piece jazz ensemble ...

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Discover tips and tricks for deciphering contemporary art with Dr. Virginia Fabbri Butera at the Rotary Club of Madison’s next lecture on Thursday, March 1. Butera will speak at the club’s 7:47 a.m. breakfast meeting at the Madison Area YMCA on 111 Kings Road and return for the 12:15 p.m.

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The Spotlight Kids Company presents That Thing Called Love! kids cabaret Friday at 7:30 p.m. inside the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave.  Lily Brooks O'Briant, an original on the first “Matilda the Musical” Broadway national tour, will host this year’s event. She will also sing a solo, ...

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The Madison Rotary Club invites members of the public to step back in time with a lecture from Jeffrey Finegan Sr., author of the “I Knew George Washington” book trilogy. Finegan will host his talk on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. inside Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse, 522 Southern Blvd. in ...

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MADISON, NJ – Madison Music & Arts invites area residents to an evening of Dessert and Jazz on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Madison High School, 170 Ridgedale Ave.  Dessert and Jazz is the signature fundraising event for Madison Music & Arts that features jazz ensembles from the ...

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American swing music comes to the Rose City on the wings of the Stardust Big Band, a 16-piece jazz ensemble featuring Madison’s own Andrew Filippone on trumpet.  Stardust will play a fundraiser concert Saturday at 3 p.m. inside Drew University’s concert hall at 36 Madison Ave. to raise funds for ...

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Learn to overcome spring cleanups without stress during the Thursday Morning Club's "Keep This, Toss That" lecture, led by Jamie Novak. The event begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 1 at the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave. This lecture is free and the public is cordially invited to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Saint James Catholic Church announced the publication of a new parish history called "Remember… Celebrate… Believe." The book chronicles the development of the Catholic Church in northern Somerset and southern Morris counties.   The project started during the parish’s ...

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