Arts & Entertainment

August 16, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Jo-Ann’s Dance Studio – The Performing Arts Centre, a staple in the South Plainfield community, is currently accepting registrations for 2018-2019; in-person registration will take place this week from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration will continue through September.  Fall classes ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sixty city students will display their talents in singing, drama, music and dance Friday night , Aug. 10, 2018, in the in the summer youth performing arts finale at the Middle School, 1125 Livingston Ave. Performances begin at 6 p.m. for what is the 22nd Anniversary of the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Six Piscataway residents were recently recognized for their submissions in the Middlesex County Senior Art Competition, according to a Friday news release. Carol O’ Neill, Donald O’Brien, Julie Toigo, Barbara Dalto, Jonathan Wosu, Ricardo Miranda participated in the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual six-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, August 14. Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 22-year veteran of arts administration and leadership will take over the role as the seventh President and Chief Executive Officer of the historic State Theatre New Jersey this month. Sarah K. Chaplin, who most recently served as Executive Director of The National Theatre ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Summer is not over just yet so don’t let the fun stop, especially since there is plenty of warm air and sunshine left. The Hub City has so much to offer and here is your chance to take advantage of it. Grab some food at a new restaurant during the last week of Restaurant Week 2018 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – The Fourth of July celebrations are now long gone but the summer fun continues throughout New Brunswick. There are many events to choose from this week whether you want to go out during the week or on the weekend, both outside and inside! Tuesday, July 10 Coco-Free Summer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Goodbye June and hello July! As we head deeper into summer more and more events are happening in and around New Brunswick. Whether you are looking for an outdoor event to catch some rays or you want to stay cool inside, there are many events to choose from! Monday, July 2 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Summer is in full swing in the Hub City. Head on it for great music, entertainment or a bite to eat.  Monday, June 25 Wyndridge Farm/Bolero Snort Collab Night 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Where: Hub City Brewhouse 335 George Street, New Brunswick It’s a new collaboration! New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Summer officially starts June 21st but the weather is saying otherwise. Thanks to the sunshine and warm air most people want to spend their time outdoors. This week there are plenty of events going on outside and inside the Hub City! Monday, June 18 Beat The Clock - 8:00 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The free summer movie series is returning to the State Theatre New Jersey with six family-friendly movies.  Once a week from July 3 to August 7, the 1,850-seat restored theater will showcase movies free of charge to the community, offering young people the chance to enjoy ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – New Brunswick will commemorate Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the liberation of the last remaining slaves in the United States, with a parade and festival sponsored by the the Vulcan Pioneers of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Area Branch of the NAACP. The parade ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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” ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – It’s been nearly a decade since South Plainfield native Philip Veinott packed his bags and moved over 8,500 miles away to start the next chapter of his life. And, a lot has changed – both personally and professionally – for Veinott in that time.  In August 2016, Veinott ...

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HIGHLAND PARK - The United States is apparently the only country in the world where children are given death sentences. A new documentary play by Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg titled Life, Death, and Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison is being performed with coLAB Arts at the Reformed ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – We’re going to be seeing some nice spring temperatures this week. With a nice mix of indoor and outdoor events there’s something for everyone to do in New Brunswick. Monday, April 9 to Friday, April 13 Come out for a fun-filled week of activities during Islam Awareness ...

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BERNARDSVILLE – For any real competitor, there’s the ultimate competition: think the Final Four. Or the Super Bowl. Or the biggest cucumber at the state fair. For birdwatchers, the not-to-miss event is the annual World Series of Birding, to be held Saturday, May 12. It’s a proud New Jersey ...

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Anyone involved in the “World Series of Birding” agrees: It sure is an exhilarating way to spend 24 hours. Just imagine, at the stroke of midnight, joining your friends in a New Jersey marsh, or field, or beach, or wherever, to begin an all-night, all-day journey to see or hear as many bird ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – The start of April looks pretty wet, but don’t let that stop you from getting out and doing something fun. This week’s activities include a Broadway show, two legends in concert, and a festival. Monday, April 2 Kicking off a month of LGBT-centered activities known as ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – It looks like we’re finally going to experience some spring weather this week. There will be no Nor’easter in sight but the holiday Easter is just a few days away. This week’s events include an Easter egg hunt, a Shaun King talk, Sesame Street, and more. Monday, March ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Even though spring break is over for Rutgers students, this week marks the first day of spring, even if the weather still makes it feel like winter. But don’t let that stop you from enjoying the many fun events happening in and around Hub City! Monday, March 19 Come out and ...

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