Arts & Entertainment

July 20, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. — On RuPaul’s Drag Race, the World’s Most Famous Drag Queen tells her contestants to “Start your engines, and may the best woman win." At this past weekend’s Drive ’N Drag — a drive-in organized by Voss Events that attracted dozens of spectators and fans to Westfield Garden State ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — For a local promotion company specializing in the organization of some of the most exciting festivals the Garden State has to offer, the start of summer solstice and the muy caliente weather that accompanies it calls for an Empanada Extravaganza! On Sunday, July 12, MegaBite ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Gentlemen, start your engines, and may the best woman win. Fans of Rupaul’s Drag Race can experience a dozen of their favorite divas from the Emmy Award-winning television show from Acid Betty to Violet Chachki take to the stage outside the Garden State Plaza in Paramus for a ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s visual and performing arts departments, the fashion apparel design program, and Gallery Bergen will host a virtual presentation of the student art show, “BCC Student Virtual Art Expo 2020: Imagine, create, share: repeat,” through an online exhibition. An ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — While the current coronavirus pandemic has many people spending an increasing amount of time indoors and away from large crowds until the curve of infected individuals flattens, two local entities are working to ensure that the joy of entertainment is not lost. The Bergen ...

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ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — Tickets to see Art Garfunkel live at the Bergen Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. will go on sale this Friday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m.  Blessed with what The New York Times described as a “beautiful countertenor,” singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – The Infernos will perform as part of Bergen Community College’s “Curtain Up!” 2019-20 season Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre, 400 Paramus Road. With three decades of musical magic from “doo wop” to “disco” and today, lead vocalist Kenny Simmons, ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen Community College’s Bergenstages theatre troupe will present the acclaimed drama "Fahrenheit 451" about a firefighter’s inner struggle in a dystopian American society beginning Friday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ender Hall Lab Theatre on the Paramus campus located at 400 ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen Community College will continue its “Cinema Ciccone” silent film series featuring “Docks of New York” Tuesday, Feb. 11, “A Santa Notte” Thursday, Feb. 13 and “The Adventurer” Thursday, Feb. 20. The films will begin at 7 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre, 400 Paramus ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Within the sunny, rugged oasis of Bear Mountain, Utah, a 1,400-pound Grizzly Bear named Bart yanks on a rope which is fastened to Hackensack resident Chrissi Shewchuk’s 5’3,” 138-pound body. With her long brown hair swept off her face in two braids, Shewchuk digs her heels into an ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – One Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot ticket worth $238,914 was sold at Street Corner News at Westfield Garden State Plaza during the Saturday, December 21 drawing.  The lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn: 03, 18, 35, 37 and 39 and the XTRA number, 02. The XTRA number can be ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — For one Paramus couple, ringing in the Christmas season means making their holiday light display sing. Literally.  When frigid winter nights fall on the pitch-black, quiet cul-de-sac at 181 Lozier Court, just one mile from Route 17, Toni Alessio Paladino and John Russo turn on ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — The moment Ann Karp heard her daughter Sophie belt out a pop song on the radio as a toddler from her car seat — the first time she heard her speak — she recognized her raw talent for singing that nothing could hinder. Not even an autism diagnosis. Autism Spectrum Disorder is a ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that Disability Inclusion Day at Winter Wonderland will be held on Thursday, December 12 at 216 Forest Ave. for two sessions — a sensory free session from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and another session from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The free ...

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Paramus, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco will be joined by County Tourism Ambassador Danielle Monaro in lighting the tree at Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland at Van Saun County Park on Saturday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m.   Monaro is the County’s first ambassador and is co-host of the ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergenstages theatre troupe will present its second production of the season, “Much Ado About Nothing,” a comedy written by William Shakespeare, opening Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the Paramus campus, 400 Paramus ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. -- Classical music from the Bergen Sinfonia Orchestra highlights its annual holiday concert, “An Evening of Festive Music for a Festive Season,” on Saturday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College located at 400 Paramus Road. Under ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — While most North Jersey residents were flocking to Paramus malls bargain-hunting on Black Friday to kick-start their holiday shopping, others marked the start of the season with a low-key celebration with Bergen County officials at the annual Winter Wonderland at Van Saun County ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – If there’s ever such a thing as going out with a bang, Elin Schikler is walking proof. A serendipitous trip to a Ridgewood diner earlier this year for what she thought would be a quiet retirement lunch with a colleague turned out to be the ultimate "mic drop" of her life. For ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Marissa Lynn Studios and Paramus’s Terrace at Biagio's will present "Songs for Sophie: A Broadway Gala for Autism" in honor of soprano Sophie Karp on Friday, November 15 at The Terrace, 299 Paramus Road, Paramus from 2 to 4 p.m.  Songs for Sophie: A Broadway Gala for Autism ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Experience Dracula like never before this Halloween with “Nosferatu,” the 1922 expressionist film created as an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 book by the same name. The film will open the Bergen Community College Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre silent film series on ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – “The Music of Bobby Darin,” starring Ron Gartner, will take center stage as part of Bergen Community College’s “Curtain Up!” 2019-20 season on Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre, 400 Paramus Road.    The Las Vegas-style singer, a New York City ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergenstages, a borough-based theatre troupe, will present its first production of the season, “Picnic,” beginning Friday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Ender Hall Theatre on the Paramus campus located at 400 Paramus Road. "Picnic," a Pulitzer Prize ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- The 55th Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert is scheduled for Saturday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Van Saun County Park in Paramus with a rain date of Sunday, October 13.    More than 100 adult visual artists will be featured in this exhibition and ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that Disability Awareness Day will be held at the Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., on Sunday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The free event comes with train rides, a carousel, animal demonstrations, and information on ...

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HACKENSACK - On Sat., Sept. 14, Mayor John Labrosse and the Hackensack City Council officially cut the ribbon on the new and improved Mellone-Mariniello Recreation Center at 116 Holt St., which was opened last month after almost two years of extensive renovations. Members of the Joseph Mellone ...

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TRENTON– On Sept. 4, James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were three third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, Sept. 3 drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were ...

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PARAMUS – The Care Plus Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the innovative and life-changing programs and services of Care Plus NJ, Inc. will be holding its eighth annual “Golfers Give Back” charitable Golf Outing on Mon., Sept. 16 at White Beeches Country Club in ...

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NEW JERSEY - The last hooray of summer bliss... Labor Day was always a special time that I spent camping in the Catskills.  There's nothing like sleeping in a Coleman tent with your family to appreciate the sounds of crickets and the smell of campfires crackling.  And depending on the ...

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