Arts & Entertainment

April 30, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: I know..., it’s only Rock N’ Roll… The School of Rock has 260 open locations in nine countries serving more than 30,000 students and is a music school for all skill levels, ages, and musical aspirations. The ages of the students range from 3-year-olds to 18 years and older ...

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RED BANK, NJ – This will be a great trip to learn and see the abundant wildlife on our local rivers and bay, especially for you ornithologists. Join the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association on a 3-hour Bird Watching Cruise! The trip will begin with a look at the bayside flats at the tip of ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Concerts On The Green, an outdoor, socially-distanced concert series at the historic Suneagles Golf Club in Eatontown will kick-off in mid-May announced The Count Basie Center for the Arts. All tickets for the Concerts On the Green include a pre-show dinner reservation. Full ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Navesink Maritime Heritage Association in conjunction with the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, has scheduled a public presentation of “Why Wench Betty’s Story Matters: The Murder of a NJ Slave in 1784.” Enslaved woman Wench Betty was murdered in 1784 and the subsequent ...

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The New Jersey Arts and Cultural Fund (NJACRF) is now launching Phase II of grant funding. The second phase will begin accepting applications on March 1, 2021 with a deadline of April 12, 2021. Details including fund priorities, eligibility criteria, application requirements and registration ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Count Basie Center for the Arts has announced the opening of submissions for its ‘Arts Madness’ talent tournament. The program was launched last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was so successful that the Count Basie and sponsor Bank of America will make it an ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and their Main Street New Jersey program announced on February 11 supplemental awards as part of their COVID-19 Relief Grants. The Red Bank RiverCenter was awarded a total of $110,000 for an outstanding job in assisting our downtown to ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Two River Theater has a casting call out to all high school students to submit videos for their education program, A Little Shakespeare. For the past eight years, more than 140 students from 28 different schools have participated in seven A Little Shakespeare productions: As You ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Rock legends and New Jersey Hall of Fame inductees Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi represented their home state at the Inauguration Day festivities for President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Jan. 20.  The Boss kicked off the show with an acoustic version of "Land of Hope and Dreams." ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Walt Street Pub located on Monmouth Street across from the train station is for sale. According to Loopnet, the selling price for the 4,300 sf building is $2.6 million that includes a Class “C” liquor license and two, 1-bedroom apartments. A family-owned Red Bank staple ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Red Bank is truly blessed with some of the nicest parks in state.  Several situated along the Navesink River, a few in the middle of neighborhoods, and even a couple of “pocket parks.” Each, in their own way, are truly gems. A lot of residents may not even be aware that some ...

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From Shakespeare to The Beatles to Beyonce, the most challenging task for a writer is devising a new way to say “I love you.”. For Holmdel resident Jon D’Agostino, preserving his late father’s essence in an upcoming original production, Every Wednesday Night, at the Count Basie Center for the ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Phoenix Productions is presenting live, the musical Every Wednesday Night, at the Count Basie Theater this Wednesday and Thursday, December 16 and 17. The production was written and produced by New Jerseyans Jon D’Agostino and Michael August Walton.  The cast is local including; ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Through a partnership with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Monmouth Arts and the Monmouth Arts Board of Trustees announced the ArtHelps Local Arts Program Awards for 2021. ArtHelps provides access to quality arts experiences in Monmouth County communities and supports ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- While most people in the borough know Tom Kranz as a former Councilman and longtime volunteer with the Fanwood Rescue Squad, he has embarked on a relatively new career as an author. Kranz has written several books, all of which have just been released in audiobook ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank RiverCenter is a first-time participant in Artists Sunday kicking off today, November 29. A nationwide movement, Artists Sunday is dedicated to supporting artists and recognizing the impact they have in enriching our lives, communities, and the economy. "The ...

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RED BANK, NJ: As you’re strolling through Red Bank shopping the local merchants for gifts and looking for the Red Bank Elf, you can enjoy the sounds of the season. Your ears and eyes will be delighted to hear and see carolers, choirs, brass bands, handbells, rock, folk, and jazz as musicians ...

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RED BANK, NJ: What makes Red Bank so much fun to live, work or visit here? It's the spirit of our residents and especially, the business owners. The staff of Antoinette Boulangerie, the best French bakery in New Jersey, brought some fun and smiles to the community by taking took over the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: On October 28th, from 1pm-4pm, get your costumes on and fly your broom over to Beacon of Life! Free candy, giveaways! Dog parade and fun for all!! Beacon of Life is located at 1075 Stephenson Avenue, Oceanport, NJ. Call 732.592.3406 with any questions. Have a spooktacular ...

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Above photo: Mark Weiss with his look-alike...  WATCH: Middletown's Mark Weiss is interviewed by BBC about his experience hanging out with and photographing Eddie Van Halen. Watch the video below. Meet and greet with Weiss at Monmouth Museum Friday, see article.  LINCROFT, NJ: On ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Count Basie Center for the Arts has announced details for the 2021 Pat DiNizio Musical Performance Scholarship. DiNizio, who would have turned 65 today, was the Smithereens’ lead singer who passed away in December 2017. Students may apply by completing an online form and ...

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LINCROFT, NJ: Come to Monmouth Museum in Lincroft NJ to meet iconic photographer Mark “WEISSGUY” Weiss and have your book signed each Friday from 2:00-5:00 PM thru November 1st. EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH NOVEMER 1ST MARK WEISS BOOK SIGNINGS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 - 2:00 - 5:00PM FRIDAY, ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank RiverCenter announced on their website that the Riverside Music Sessions, scheduled for September 26 and October 3, have been cancelled. Six separate concerts sessions were to be held at Riverside Gardens Park overlooking the Navesink River.  No reason was provided for ...

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RED BANK, NJ: On September 25, 2020, the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center will open its doors and front lawn for the long-awaited exhibit, A Love Letter to Count Basie: From The Great Migration to The Harlem Renaissance, that illuminates the Red Bank borough-born musical giant William ‘Count’ ...

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RED BANK, NJ: It’s been a year like no other with most if not all, music events cancelled or being held online. And it’s just not the same as being there. Red Bank is stepping up with two upcoming weekends for live and in living color entertainment. The Riverside Music Sessions have been ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Count Basie Center for the Arts, the not-for-profit performing arts center with a mission to “Inspire, Educate and Entertain,” announced today that Jeremy Grunin has accepted the role of Chairman of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Grunin, of Toms River, joined the Basie board in ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Kristina Henderson, CEO of Henderson Promos was crowned the 2020 Mrs. New Jersey American.  The event took place at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut on August 8 and the 29-year-old from Pine Beach, New Jersey, who grew up in Colts Neck, will go on to compete in Las Vegas next ...

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“As we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, it is my hope that this project will both support and expand the important conversations taking place on equality and the impact of peaceful protests, while encouraging children to engage in the history behind this consequential movement ...

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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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