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Arts & Entertainment

May 22, 2022

The Millburn-Short Hills Art Advisory Committee (AAC), which began presenting awards to talented Advanced Placement (AP) high school art students in 2006, recently announced its 2022 AP Art award recipients. Laraine Brennan of the AAC explained the award process, “The committee reviews all the ...

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Evan Sherman, a 2011 graduate of Millburn High School, began playing pots and pans when he was very young and graduated to a junior drum set when he was five. While attending Millburn High School in 2010 he was chosen with 27 other high school students selected nationally to perform in Los Angeles ...

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Representative Tom Malinowski recently announced the winners of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. The annual competition, which was open to all high school students in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional district, encourages and recognizes artistic talent nationally. Entrants' art pieces ...

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Millburn held its first annual Founding Day Celebration on Saturday, April 30th in Taylor Park, commemorating the town’s past. First founded in 1857, Millburn split from Springfield but traces its roots back to the 1700s. Before the Revolutionary War, a young Scotchman named Samuel Campbell came ...

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Millburn’s K-12 art program posted its virtual Youth Art K-12 Art Show on March 24 on YouTube.   According to the Art Department, “Last year, students continued to learn and grow in the creative arts via art kits sent home by the art teachers as art classes were held online. But, this year the ...

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Short Hills siblings, Riya Tyagi, grade 10, and Tanish Tyagi, grade 11, launched a board game in which players build a one-billion-dollar startup, also called a “unicorn,” and discover over fifteen career fields in STEM and Liberal Arts as they play. Players learn how the greatest technology ...

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The World Premiere of The New Musical   Written by Charles Messina Directed by Kenneth Ferrone Choreographed by Sarah O’Gleby Music Directed, Orchestrated and Arranged by Sonny Paladino   The show will play through April 24, 2022. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 3.  Signature ...

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This March, in celebration of Women’s History Month, Girl Power and Glory sleepovers are really hot female empowerment themes at My Sleepover Party, which provides an unforgettable luxury glamping sleepover party experience in the comfort of your own home that girls and boys of all ages can enjoy.

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(Newark, NJ) – On March 3, 2022, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2022 “Salute to the Irish” Celebration. The  yearly ceremony commemorates the heritage and traditions of the Irish community, while recognizing the Parade Committees and honorees of the Newark, ...

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ALLENTOWN, PA -- On February 19, ten Muhlenberg College students, including Rachel Gesner of Short Hills (07078) competed in the 16th Annual Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) student auditions.

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A Millburn/Short Hills resident and 2018 graduate of Millburn High School, Maddy Freeman is currently a senior at New York University Tisch School of the Arts studying Film and Television Production. She is currently working on her thesis film, “He Made His Bed” and will be shooting part of the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director; Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the world premiere of The Wanderer, the new Broadway-bound musical based on the life and music of Rock ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Immediately following the opening performance of Clue on January 30, Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Managing Director Michael Stotts made a surprise announcement from the stage that Paper Mill Playhouse has received a significant contribution to upgrade stage ...

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Five Millburn young ladies are performing in The Little Mermaid on February 9 and 10 at St. Elizabeth University in Morristown in a cast featuring 37 New Jersey Students. 11-year-old Jessica, a Short Hills resident, plays Sebastian the Crab. She shares, “It's fun to play Sebastian because he ...

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Millburn Township recently posted rules for safe skating at the Taylor Park Pond and the temporary rink inside the Taylor Park tennis courts. A green flag will be in front of the Bauer Community Center building when the pond’s ice is thick enough to skate safely. A red flag signals that skating is ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ --Anne Hathaway stars in a film based on the 2015 novel, Eileen, by Ottessa Moshfegh, a New England-based fiction writer. Set in Massachusetts around Christmastime 1964, the story centers on a depressed 24-year-old woman who is trapped between two roles: taking care of her alcoholic ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Opening weekend for Paper Mill Playhouse’s A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney’s Broadway Hits was jolly indeed. The show is a revue of past, current and future Disney Broadway productions, arranged around the themes of the holiday season. Each of the five performers knows their ...

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The Millburn/Short Hills Chamber of Commerce Winter Market is this Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Racquets Club of Short Hills, 162 Hobart Avenue, Short Hills. Heather Jenquine, Acting President of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce, invites everyone to shop local crafters, makers, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse is now accepting audition videos from students ages 10 to 18 who are interested in its 2022 summer training programs, including the Summer Musical Theater Conservatory and the Musical Theater Intensive. Now in its 27th year, the 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse ...

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The Friends of Millburn Library is hosting a virtual program called "A Dozen Homemade Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season and Beyond with Stephanie Murphy." The program will focus on creating "handmade thoughtful expressions of seasonal joy and friendship." Murphy will demonstrate "creating ...

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Hundreds of Millburn residents flocked to Taylor Park to see the holiday lights turned on for the season and to walk the traditional Snowflake Stroll. Attendees were treated to performances by Paper Mill Playhouse actors and local groups including Pixie Dust Players, Theatre Next Door ...

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Jesus Nunez, owner of the Millburn art gallery that bears his name, is a restaurateur turned artist who spent a couple of decades creating art masterpieces with delicious cuisine in his Manhattan and Madrid restaurants. Nunez was in the process of setting up his new gallery when Hurricane Ida ...

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Millburn resident Amir Achitoov creates fine art that has been exhibited in Israel, Holland and New York City. Recently, a children's book that he illustrated was published. “The Mice Who Came to Story Time” was written by Maplewood teacher and author Claire Sinclair. She met Achitoov through ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After being closed for about 18 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Paper Mill Playhouse opened its new season on Oct. 17, a night that found its patrons and directors bubbling with excitement and its performers bringing a show that resonated. The opening show, Songs for a New ...

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Bernie Williams – Gil Parris at the Woodlands in Maplewood While Bernie Williams no longer helps power Yankee baseball, on October 22 at the Woodland in Maplewood he will help power the Bernie Williams-Gil Parris Quartet. The famed MVP guitarist and his Grammy nominated mentor were happy to talk ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A new competition television show is coming to Newark Symphony Hall that will be broadcasted live to viewers across America.  The New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission announced this week that Newark Symphony Hall will be the location for USA Network’s new television ...

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Great music, delicious food, eclectic vendors, the Beer Garden and more made yesterday's Rocktoberfest a wonderful celebration. Hundreds of Millburn residents and people from other towns flocked to the event to enjoy the attractions. Everyone enjoyed sampling local delicacies and partaking in ...

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The Millburn Creative Collective, a subcommittee of The Millburn Township Green Team, is asking residents to spend 10-15 minutes on a survey to assess the "creative asset inventory" of the township. The introduction to the survey cites research done by Sustainable Jersey, "There is an increasing ...

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On Thursday, August 12 at 5 pm, Millburn residents gathered to watch artist Michael Cooper present his “All Together Now” sculpture in Taylor Park.  “All Together Now,” a collaboration between the Cultural Engagement Diversity and Arts Committee (CEDA) and the Art Advisory Committee (AAC), began ...

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