Arts & Entertainment

December 6, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Playhouse 22 will be presenting its annual production of A Christmas Carol to run December 7 - 16.  Performances will be Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.   Directed and adapted by Tony Adase, A Christmas Carol at Playhouse 22 is based ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville Chamber Choir will perform at the 11th annual Stars & Promises Holiday Concert Dec. 7, which features Peter Mayer, lead guitarist for Jimmy Buffet’s Coral Reefer Band, at the United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Municipal complex and Senior Center came alive on Sunday night as residents gathered to sip hot chocolate, watch Will Ferrell in "Elf," and keep an eye on the sky for the arrival of Santa Claus.  Families mixed and mingled, with kids writing letters and ...

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American Repertory Ballet The Nutcracker Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1pm or 6pm Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm Celebrate the 55th year of American Repertory Ballet's beloved The Nutcracker!  Wonderment abounds as Clara embarks on a magical ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city library will host a holiday show Saturday, Dec. 8, from noon to 1 p.m. featuring local singer-songwriter Danielle Illario and performers from the New Jersey Ballet Arts Center of North Brunswick. "The Friends of the New Brunswick Free Public Library invite you to our ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state will festoon their emergency vehicles with strings of light and blow-up cartoon characters for the V!I annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 1, beginning at dusk. Sponsored by Somerville ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Journalist and author Bob Woodward who gained fame during the 1970s  Watergate political scandal and recent wrote a book about the Trump administration, will appear at the State Theatre on Dec. 10. Titled "An Evening with Bob Woodward - The State of the American Presidency," ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerville Arts on Division presents the 2018 Holiday Art Crawl on Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. from 1-6 p.m. each day. The “Crawl” will present the works of numerous local artists beginning at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division St. featuring original paintings, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Arts and History invites area residents to “make ‘Seasonal Traditions’ a part of your family holiday tradition, featuring horse-drawn wagon rides through Johnson Park, fife and drum music, carolers and children’s crafts.” This free holiday event ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community band under the direction of Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr., will present four separate holiday concerts in December at various locations throughout central New Jersey. This year’s program is entitled “A Holiday ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A soggy Santa is better than no Santa at all - so the big guy with the rain-soaked beard and red velvet suit didn't disappoint the crowd assembled on Division Street Saturday night for the official tree lighting ceremony marking the official start of the downtown Holiday ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick Museum celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday, November 18 from 2-4 pm at the Museum on 16 Maple Street, East Brunswick.  Museum members, founders, and followers, as well as local, county and state officials enjoyed an afternoon hearing about the history ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Say goodbye to November because December is now just days away. Still full from Thanksgiving? That’s okay, head downtown to see a show or burn off those calories with laughter at the Stress Factory. Tis the season of festive events in the Hub City. Tuesday, November 27 New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A nearly month-long string of events for the holiday season is scheduled in the city and with it opportunities to donate toys, clothing and food.  It begins with the tree lighting and continues through a New Year's Eve celebration. Here are the events the city announced ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was born in New Brunswick, baptized at Christ Church in the city and attended Rutgers College, serving as editor of the Targum student newspaper. He went on to graduate school at Columbia University in New York City and became a teacher in Morristown. Before reaching age ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Not only are merchants in downtown Somerville rolling out the red carpet for Santa’s arrival, they’re sweeping off the welcome mat for visitors and shoppers this holiday season starting off with Small Business Saturday just two days after Thanksgiving. It's a magical time of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Now that November is in full swing, leaves turning colors, air is cool and crisp and the holiday season is fast approaching.  You know what that means? Festive events, festive events, festive events! Tuesday, November 13 New Brunswick Jazz Project – Emerging Artists Night & ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween?  Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year.  "It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Well, October is ending and November is just beginning. So why not start off November fun and head to some of these festive and exciting events around the Hub City? Who says the end of fall needs to be gloomy? Grab your calendar and mark it up!   Monday, October 29 Mindfulness ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to state Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman and her husband Raymond, retired Somerset County Parks director, stood on Main Street late Tuesday afternoon fighting back the tears and painful memories as their son's friends, Doug Hoekzema and Bhakti ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater, presents Noises Off, a comedy by Michael Frayen, opening November 2.   Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – As October continues to fly by us, we will just have to continue having fun. Don’t let the slight chill in the air? Don’t worry there are events below that are indoors and warm. But maybe you want to feel that refreshing chilly air, well there’s outdoors plans for you as ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get ready for an early Halloween thrill with the borough's annual Haunted River Walk. This year's creepy stroll along the Mill Pond Path is full of things that go bump in the night and features a haunting through history theme. The scream-worthy event is hosted by Joyce Kilmer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – I think most of us are finally used to the fall, crisp air by now and seeing pumpkins and corn stalks on every other corner. Below is a list of events you can rely on to have a good time celebrating the month of October and autumn is general. Tuesday, October 16 Career ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Second week of October? Already? As we continue to head deeper into fall more and more fun fall activities submerge. Looking for something to do? Take a look below, you will certainly find something. Tuesday, October 9  Lord of Dance Dangerous Games               8 p.m. Where: ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Happy October! You know what that means? Fall festivities are in full swing! If you love the fall season, you’ll love the list of things going on in New Brunswick this week. Monday-Friday, October 1-5 Involvement Fair Week Where: Student Centers on Campus  Join Student ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Well it’s officially fall - good-bye summer. But hey, not so fast! Just because the leaves will start changing and the air might get cooler there’s still lots to do in and around the Hub City. Just grab a thicker jacket and take a look at the list below. Monday, September ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – I think by now we might be in the swing of things right...? Whether we are working, interning, going to school we got this on lock down, but we also need to make sure we are making time for fun. So check out the list below and figure out what event you are going to attend to give ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  -Melodious riffs from keyboards, drum bass guitars, saxophones filled downtown George Street on Saturday afternoon for the second day of the Central Jazz Festival. Hundreds of people plunked down their folding chairs in the middle of the thoroughfare closed off for the day as ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – As most of us get into our school and work routine, we sit and wonder what can we do for fun when we get out? Well no worries, here is a list, mark it twice and go have a good time in the Hub City! Tuesday, September 11 Mindfulness Meditation Noon-1:00 p.m. Where: Rutgers ...

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