Arts & Entertainment

August 26, 2020

N. CALDWELL, NJ - Long-time North Caldwell resident, Fairfield businessman and filmmaker Denny Klein is hosting the virtual West Coast debut of his film “An Inconvenient Time: The Ruth Ravina Story” on August 28th. It is a 2020 Official Selection at the Dances with Films Film Festival. The ...

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A coalition of funders has established the New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund (NJACRF) to help ensure the survival of the state’s cultural sector that has faced economic devastation from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Fund has so far raised more than $1.6 million, including a lead matching ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — Boys from Cub Scout Pack 31 were recently given a lesson in forensics by local experts to aid in solving a mock crime. The event, which adhered to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, was held in the courtyard of the American Legion, located at 410 Mount Pleasant Ave., on ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s Teardrop Memorial erected to honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 will be bathed in light from 9:00 p.m. until midnight for three nights next month, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced via Facebook. The tribute will take place on September 10, 11, and ...

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NEW YORK, NY - "Tribute in Light", the powerful perennial memorial to those lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001, will not take place this year due to apparent concerns for health amid the COVID-19 crisis. First presented six months after the attacks, the glowing towers of light have become ...

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RED BANK, NJ: One of the most difficult careers is that of being an artist.    Artists must constantly design and promote their own material, which can become quite strenuous because of all the competition they face. Being a successful artist has nothing to do with luck, they have to be ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- When was the last time someone read you a story? If it hasn't been since kindergarten, it might be time to rediscover this simple pleasure being enjoyed by people around the world in growing numbers. Having someone read to you is totally acceptable for adults... and its happening ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — People walking around Downtown Westfield are taking notice of large fiberglass butterflies installed in recent days — part of public art project celebrating the town’s 300th anniversary. The project spearheaded by the town’s recently formed Public Arts Commission features ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has announced who the inductees are for the incoming Class of 2019-2020 – a "Who's Who" of some of the Garden State’s best and brightest. Among them are Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, two-time Super Bowl Champion Eli Manning, ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  With the shutdown of much of the entertainment industry due to the current state of the country, two Wood-Ridge teenagers found themselves taking part in a different type of production: "BEETLEJUICE: The Online Musical" | The Unauthorized Musical Parody. Adam Lucas, chief ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Frank Sinatra was renowned for giving "All Or Nothing At All." The iconic singer, as temperamental as he was talented, is the focus of Alex Gibney's two-part documentary—profiling Sinatra's meteoric rise and tumultuous, roller coaster career from beginning to end. Of course that ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – They’ve shaped the world as we know it. They’ve been the driving force in the evolution of our society. They most certainly walk among us today. Some of them are heroes, and some of them are jerks. Jersey City author Ed Daly felt inclined to examine the impact of these ...

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