State Theatre benefit gala raises more than $500,000

May 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The State Theatre, a downtown cultural center, raised more than $500,000 at a recent benefit gala to support artistic and educational programs, theatre officials said.

This year, the Grammy award-winning Kool and The Gang performed at the annual black-tie benefit evening. Clearly, it was time to "Celebrate."

In addition to the performance, there was a dinner ...

Four Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (May 14)

NEW BRUNSWICK – Another school year has come to an end for Rutgers students as they leave town for the summer. But Hub City is always bustling and there are still fun events to do this week as always!

Thursday, May 17

Enjoy great drinks for a great cause at a wine and beer tasting benefit for Meals on Wheels New Brunswick. There will also be dinner and a silent auction to help ...

State Theater appoints first woman president, CEO

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The State Theater has a new CEO. Sarah Bartlo-Chaplin, who has served as the executive director of The National Theater Corporation in Washington, D.C. for the last three-and-half-years, will become the first woman to lead the New Brunswick cultural center.

“We are elated to have an individual with Sarah’s experience join us as we look to begin the next ...

Five Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (May 7)

NEW BRUNSWICK – It’s looking to be a great spring week as students graduate from Rutgers University. Check out these fun events happening in Hub City!

Monday, May 7

Enjoy a free film with the family at the New Brunswick Public Library. This week they’re showing the 2017 hit “Wonder” (PG). Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” ...

Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (May 2)

NEW BRUNSWICK – It’s finals time for Rutgers students but we’re going to be having warm weather all week so it’s going to be hard to stay inside. There are plenty of fun things to do, as always, in New Brunswick.

Tuesday, May 2

This month’s Late Night at the Geology Museum’s theme is ocean exploration. Come learn about how scientists discover the ...

Nine high school playwrights in the spotlight this week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ- The creativity of New Brunswick High School students will be showcased in a festival of student written one-act plays titled "State of Independence" on May 2, 4 and 5 at the school auditorium.

For years, the head of the theater department, Steven Thornburg, has inspired students to write plays. This year he came to the realization that  “what ...

Ten Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (April 23)

NEW BRUNSWICK – This week will see spring temperatures with some rain, but the nice days outnumber the rainy ones. As usual there will be plenty to do in town including concerts, a silent disco party, and Rutgers Day. Get out there and have some fun!

Monday, April 23

The New Brunswick Public Library is having another free movie night. This time they’re showing ...

Eleven Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (April 18)

NEW BRUNSWICK – After a tease of summer weather it’s back to being cool but not enough that you wouldn’t want to get outside. This week has concerts, block parties, free hot dogs, and plenty more to do in Hub City.

Wednesday, April 18

If you’re craving hot dogs then it’s your lucky day. RUPA’s annual Hot Dog Day is back with all the free hot dogs (plus ...

New Brunswick Ciclovia opens 2018 Season

NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all. 

Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our streets and offering programming for all to enjoy. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., more ...

Artie Lange to hold benefit for wife of fellow 'Howard Stern Show' cast member

Comedian Artie Lange will perform at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Robin Salem, the wife of longtime “Howard Stern Show” engineer Scott Salem, known to listeners as “Scott the Engineer." Robin is recovering from multiple cancers, and has been bedridden for the last two years.

“While our insurance ...

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Somerset Patriots To Host Ballpark Comic Con May 12th

May 3, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will host their Sixth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark May 12, presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation.

The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last throughout the double header games scheduled for 6:05 p.m.

Ballpark Comic Con offers fans and comic books lovers a unique experience combining family fun, baseball, and all things ...