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Millburn High School Student Places Second in Annual Congressional Art Competition

May 13, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – Katherine Ge, a junior at New Providence High School, won the overall prize at today’s Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” hosted by Congressman Leonard Lance, representative for New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District.

As the winner of the contest, Ge’s acrylic painting, “Abandoned House,” will be sent to ...

Grammy Nominated Violinist and Award-Winning Pianist to Perform at Christ Church in Short Hills

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Artistic Director of Music for Life International and Short Hills resident George Mathew along with Christ Church present internationally acclaimed violinist Elmira Darvarova and concert pianist Zhen Chen in an upcoming performance of three Johannes Brahms sonatas. The two musicians recorded these masterpieces by Brahms and are currently touring internationally. The ...

“Point of Origin” Art Show 2017 Debuts at Millburn Library

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn -Short Hills Art Advistory Committee announces its 12th year of the “Point of Origin” show. This is 12 years of joining mentors’ art and AP scholarship winners pieces in a shared exhibition, with an awards presentation event taking place at Millburn Library later this month.  The show will be on display for the month of May in the library ...

Millburn Family Honors Joe Salerno's Poetic Legacy

MILLBURN, NJ - A local Millburn family is joining with friends, peers and family to celebrate the life and creative contributions of poet Joe Salerno. The Paper Mill Playhouse plays host to the Joe Salerno Memorial Poetry Reading on Sunday, May 7, in the Carriage House. Salerno was a frequent participant in the South Mountain Poetry Group that just celebrated its 30th anniversary.

The program ...

A Night of Jazz: Middle and High School Musicians Jam in Millburn

MILLBURN, NJ – Jazz musicians refer to the towns they play as an “apple.” That’s how New York City got the moniker as “The Big Apple,” since playing in Manhattan is as big as it gets.

Under the direction of Millburn music teachers Adrienne Blossey, Brian Fleming, Gregory Mulford and Matthew Spatz, Millburn’s middle and high school students played to a ...

Millburn Welcomes Singer/Songwriter Sheri Miller Back for a New Performance

MILLBURN, NJ - Acclaimed singer-songwriter Sheri Miller writes and performs her soulful, Beatles-inspired love songs, while accompanying herself on guitar and piano. She also sings a wide range of popular classic favorites, including the Beatles, Patsy Cline, Sam Cooke and Johnny Cash, among others. Named one of Music Connection's “Hot 100 Unsigned Artists," On Saturday, ...

Millburn Rolls Out The Red Carpet at Film Fest 2017

MILLBURN, NJ – Winners of the 2017 Millburn Film Fest debuted their short films Friday night and received recognition for their exceptional contributions. Judges picked the best entries from student directors from Millburn High School and Millburn Middle School. The inspired films ranged from documentaries about a group of grannies walking across America to the story of a young Syrian ...

Congressman Lance Visits Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theatre for Everyone' Program

MILLBURN, NJ - On Monday afternoon, April 17, the weekly class held in the Black Box Theatre at the Paper Mill Playhouse had a special visitor: Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7). Lance was there to observe the direct impact of National Endowment of Arts (NEA) funding for the "Theatre for Everyone" program, which provides classes to students ages 7 to 18 with all types of ...

Millburn Film Fest Gears Up for Red Carpet Premiere

MILLBURN, NJ - The 6th Annual Millburn Film Fest hits the red carpet tonight at Millburn High School and the audience can look forward to nine award-winning films by Millburn's talented students. On the big screen this year will be “Eclipse,” “Flash,” “Heba’s Story,” “Lyric,” “Poppy,” “Sincerely, A ...

Millburn Artist Featured in NYC Art Show

MILLBURN, NJ - Art work by Millburn resident Garima Dhawan is currently featured in an exhibition at the iconic Art Students League of New York City. The exhibition, at the Phylis Harriman Mason Gallery, runs until Saturday afternoon. Dhawan, a designer, focuses on prints based on nature. Her bold, bright designs are distinctive and her art has been featured in magazines like HGTV, Domino, ...

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Authors Suzanne Riss and Jill Sockwell to Present at Millburn Library

May 1, 2017

The Millburn Library is pleased to welcome Suzanne Riss and Jill Sockwell, local authors of the best-selling book The Optimist's Guide to Divorce, on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 pm.

Wise, comforting, and uplifting, The Optimist’s Guide to Divorce captures the experience of sisterhood through the voices of its authors and their community of women in the Maplewood Divorce ...