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Arts & Entertainment

November 18, 2021

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library is selling tickets to win prize baskets as well as 50/50 tickets, to raise funds for its construction fund.  Raffle rickets are 5 for $10 and can be purchased at the Library. The first 10 tickets pulled on Monday, Nov. 22 starting at 8 p.m. win a ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - BIG SANTA! The Garden State Plaza is holding its 4th annual Big Santa lighting on Friday, November 19. According to the Plaza's website, "from the 1950s through the 1980s, the 50-foot Big Santa was perched atop a chimney in the mall’s parking lot and was seen for miles. For ...

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TOTOWA and WOODLAND PARK, NJ Saturday, November 27 Here is the official map of the Totowa and West Paterson Fire Department’s Holiday Parade. Outlined on this map are food establishments throughout both towns. Please come out and support the local businesses! As they are expecting a large ...

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TOTOWA, NJ Since there is so much happening in the world and in our local neighborhoods, TAPinto's new feature, Meet Your Leaders, will introduce you to the elected officials, school administrators, and department heads who make Totowa run. These are the people who guide us, answer our ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Newark area residents and visitors are invited to experience a new exhibition, "Endangered!," at The Newark Museum of Art. The exhibition, which opened this week, takes guests on a journey inside the natural world to show the threats that animals have historically faced and are ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ This one night only event will be held this Saturday at 7pm at Passaic Valley Regional High School at 100 East Main Street, Little Falls. This is a global event where theaters all over the world will celebrate musical theater. Come see current and former PV theater students on ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly 43 years after the due date, an overdue book was returned to the Montclair Public Library, staff announced. According to the post on the official MPL Facebook page, Library staff wrote, "A very honest patron just returned a book that was due in 1978." The 'Paddington ...

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SPARTA, NJ – No, you were not seeing things.  Some people near Lake Mohawk were treated to the sight of a trio of black cloaked horsemen running through White Deer Plaza and heading down Route 517 this past week. The group is from Corinthian Equestrian Center located in Warwick, New York. The ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -- With the COVID pandemic numbers lower than they were in 2020 and the arrival of the vaccines, more than eight in ten Americans are confident they can celebrate safely this year, according to a recent WalletHub study. The excitement has led to a projected $10.1 billion in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A landmark theater that has been shuttered for the past two years is making a comeback as an arts center with some big name supporters. The newly formed nonprofit Westfield Arts Collective announced Monday that it has signed an agreement to purchase The Rialto building in ...

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Passaic Valley High School Theatre presents La Gringa October 28, 29, 30 at 7pm in the Schneider Auditorium at 100 East Main Street in Little Falls. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at PVSTheater.com or at the door 45 minutes before showtime.  La Gringa is about a young woman’s search ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - What's this, what's this, there are scarecrows all around! What's this, what's this, they've come from all over town! The annual Scarecrows in the Garden display continues at the Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair through Sunday Oct. 24. From traditional scarecrows to ...

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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 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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TOTOWA/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Love the holidays? Do you enjoy decorating and showcasing your vehicles or equipment? Is your public safety agency, company, or organization interested in participating in the 2021 Totowa & West Paterson Fire Department Holiday Parade? Registration for the event is ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Unforgettable Fire, a band that pays tribute to U2's Bono (Anthony Russo), The Edge (Mick Normoyle), Adam Clayton (Fanwood's own Craig Kiell), and Larry Mullen Jr. (George Levesanos) emerged victorious in the first episode of E!'s new competition show, Clash of the Cover Bands, on ...

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**AUDITION NOTICE** Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus : A Radio Play in Two Acts by Andrew J. Fenady, Directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina Auditions: Sunday Oct 17 6-8 PM, Monday Oct 18, 7-9 PM and call backs, if needed, Wed, Oct 20 7-9 PM. Script will be provided at auditions. (Radio play ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township celebrated the raising of the Italian flag in honor of Italian-American Heritage Month. The ceremony took place in front of the municipal building on Oct. 4.  Celebrated in October to coincide with Columbus Day, the national holiday celebrates the achievements and ...

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TOTOWA, NJ — The Italian American Celebration is Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The family friendly celebration will include food trucks and desserts. There's also a beer and wine garden, and plus entertainment for all ages. Enertainment for the day includes a clown, face painting, balloon ...

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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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PATERSON, NJ — The Great Falls Amphitheatre came alive last month as more than 150 visitors, including Congressman Bill Pascrell and Mayor Andre Sayegh, enjoyed a special performance by the Jazz Ambassadors. The army’s premier big band, the group features 19 members comprised of four trumpets, a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jazz is alive and well in Jersey City.  That was proven again last month when Riverview Jazz, a nonprofit that hosts jazz concerts in held its annual Jersey City Festival at Exchange Place. Featuring a wide range of jazz styles from the soulful to salsa from prominent local ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,  NJ  - State Theatre New Jersey glowed as dusk began to turn into night on Livingston Avenue.  The 31-foot tall blade sign, a red and gold beacon for theater lovers across the city and beyond, was the most dazzling part of the theater's new renovations unveiled on Wednesday ...

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Despite the rainy night, more than one hundred children and adults had smiles on their faces because of a virtual magic show held by TAPinto on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. The “Welcome Back to School Magic Show” was hosted by TAPinto and sponsored by the Atlantic Health System's Children's ...

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Rutgers will welcome graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 back to campuses this fall for a celebration of their success that, like so many other milestones, was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the marquee event, rapper Snoop Dogg will hold a concert for the graduates on Saturday, Oct.

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WOODLAND PARK, N.J. - Local "Webelos" Cub Scouts of Pack 31 took part in a "Meeting with the Mayor" and received lessons in local government and the daily operations of running the borough on Sept. 20.  Mayor Keith Kazmark gave a tour of the municipal building and a rundown of the departments that ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Rimli Roy and Surati will host their 13th Annual Holi Hai Color Walk and Festival on Saturday. The annual Holi Hai Festival is the largest Holi celebration in the Tri-State area, turning the whole neighborhood into a colorful playground of celebration. The event starts at 10 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Woodland Park Borough's annual town-wide garage sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. All residents are welcome to participate by having a sale at their residence. All permit fees will be waived this weekend. Register ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This year’s Woodland Park Day festivities on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Memorial Field behind Memorial School are going to be bigger than ever. The event starts at 2 p.m. and ends with fireworks at 8 p.m.  This year’s event will feature a concert by the Sensational Soul Cruisers, ...

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**AUDITION NOTICE** Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus : A Radio Play in Two Acts by Andrew J. Fenady, Directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina Auditions: Sunday Oct 17 6-8 PM, Monday Oct 18, 7-9 PM and call backs, if needed, Wed, Oct 20 7-9 PM. Script will be provided at auditions. (Radio play ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library building is currently closed to the public due to water damage sustained during the recent storm, but the staff is are still there for residents. Curbside pick-up and some off-site programming is available. The staff is available to assist residents ...

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