Arts & Entertainment

December 5, 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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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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PISCATAWAY, NJ - ‘Tis the season to gather with your neighbors for the Township’s Annual Christmas tree lighting on Friday, Dec. 7th at 7:00 p.m. The family event will take place on the front lawn of the Piscataway Municipal Complex at 455 Hoes Lane.   Hot chocolate and cookies will be served ...

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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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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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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Conackamack PTO is once again raffling off a Dream Vacation package for our school fundraiser.  Last year's winner, Barbara Guhl (seen below in photos) went to Italy, and enjoyed Dinner for Two!  By all accounts, she had a wonderful time! The PTO made some changes to the ...

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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra invites the public to “A Medley of Majestic Homes for the Holidays” House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 1. The tour showcases seven stunning Plainfield homes decorated by leading designers for the holidays.  Each home featured on the tour is ...

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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Crescent Concerts presents a holiday “Yuletide by Candlelight” performance on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 5 p.m., featuring the Crescent Singers and Conductor Dr. Deborah Simpkin King. This annual festive program of Christmas music for the holiday season is performed in ...

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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 - It is an understatement to say the Rutgers football season has been "disappointing." But the one benefit for wary Rutgers fans has been the traditional tailgates, a great place to meet up with old friends, commiserate about the current football situation and say "Hi" to Big ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief. Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. Christmas magic was made as the balloons ...

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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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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Would you like to be a part of Middlesex County history? The Cornelius Low House Museum in Piscataway is currently planning an exciting new exhibit that will explore life in the Garden State during the postwar era. To make it a truly local experience, Middlesex County’s ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The fall nor'ester making its way through the Garden State today has forced the cancellation of Saturday's Haunted River Walk. Sunday, October 28 is the rain date for tonight's walk. Weather permitting this evening's scheduled Haunted River Walk will take place tomorrow from 7 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's ...

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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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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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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph High School Marching Rams kicked off their 2018 competition season with a first place award at the USBands Yamaha Cup, held at Rutgers University High-Point Solutions stadium in Piscataway. USBands is the largest scholastic music competition organization in the United ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Get ready for Halloween fun and frights! The Teen Council of the Middlesex County 4-H Youth Development Program invites you to their Haunted House and Haunted Hayride fundraiser- if you dare! Join the 4-H teens every Friday and Saturday evening in October from 7 to 10:30 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division is presenting “Strength, Passion and Design,” an exhibit of original art from Thursday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division St.. The exhibit features the works of four New Jersey artists including the strong portraits of Aaron ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Museum will hold its annual candlelight tours of the historic Chestnut Hill Cemetery on October 13 and 14, 2018. During each tour, visitors will follow lighted paths through the cemetery as costumed re-enactors portray former residents of East Brunswick and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- The Township of East Brunswick & sponsors, Jane Mueller of REMAX, East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce and NJM Insurance Group are excited to announce the 5th Annual EAST BRUNSWICK DAY to be held outdoors at the Community Arts Center on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — “This season is about people who came here and were changed by all that embodies the American experience,” David Wroe, music director and conductor of Westfield's own New Jersey Festival Orchestra said. “Lazarus' poem at the foot of the Statue of Liberty cries ‘Give me your ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival will open here on Friday, Sept. 14. The free three-day event will continue on Saturday in New Brunswick and Somerville on Sunday. The Flemington event is produced and hosted by Flemington Community Partnership. It will be held rain or ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway residents love their dogs and it shows!  Check out these adorable, funny, charming photos of pups from around the township. According to the Nationaldogday.com website, National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually to bring attention to the plight of animals and ...

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