Arts & Entertainment

March 18, 2019

UNION, NJ - As the sun played hide and seek with the clouds on Saturday, the The 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day ParadeThe 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade marched down Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues — in step with Irish tradition and community spirit. Thousands of visitors ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Amid pipe bands, Boy Scouts, seeing-eye puppies and leprechauns on stilts, if was a member of the Irish order of the Sisters of Mercy, Union Catholic principal Sister Percylee Hart, who was the toast of the town (and the county) at the 23rd annual Union Catholic St. Patrick's ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Actor/filmmaker Garry Pastore will celebrate the 5th anniversary of his award-winning independent film Destressed with a screening and panel discussion of the documentary on Thursday, March 28, at the historic Dunellen Theatre (458 North Ave, Dunellen, NJ). Pastore ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- A crowd of over 50 friends and family members joined Al and Phyllis Mirabella for a screening of their "Come Home to Rome" episode of HGTV's House Hunters International on Friday evening at the Fanwood Grille. House Hunters International follows home-buyers across the globe in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood resident Al Mirabella's search for an apartment in the Eternal City aired on HGTV's hit show, "House Hunters", on Wednesday, Feb. 20.  The show documents the journey of Scotch Plains Township Manager and Union County Freeholder Mirabella, along with his wife, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle’s Bravest vs Finest are going at it once again, but this time you can root for both teams because they are fighting for children with cancer. It’s two departments with one mission as Roselle Police and Fire are at it again, but this time they are battling it out to see who ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Freeholder Andrea Staten today stopped off at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle this week to view the Union County Black History Month display about famous African Americans. The display will be open to the public until the end of February.  TAPintoRoselle.net and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield native Lamar Mackson has had a long history in the film and entertainment industry, but recently his short film “White Pickett Fence” has landed him in the international spotlight with its selection to the Toronto Black Film Festival. The film has already won ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Three New Jersey Lottery tickets were sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, Feb. 2nd drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. One of those winning tickets was sold at the 7-Eleven on Locust St., in Roselle Park. If those ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The stage at the Wilkins Theater at Kean University was ablaze last week with the energy and Day-Glo tee-shirts of musicians with disabilities from Community Access Unlimited and university music majors at the group's fourth annual collaborative concert. CAU is a Union ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - What is your definition of the Arts? When you ask some people, the first thing that comes to mind is paintings, crafts, and other hands-on types of works. Others will say it's beautiful music. But what about Film Making? Yes, that is art too! Roselle’s newest Councilman John ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The community came out to Roselle Borough Hall on Sunday afternoon to join Mayor Christine Dansereau and the Mayor’s Office of Hispanic-Latino Affairs, annual Three Kings / Dia de Los Reyes Celebration.   Three Kings Day is celebrated on Jan. 6, to honor the Three Wise Men and the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the recipients of the new UC Night at the Theater grant. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s “Moving Union County Forward” initiatives, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school theatre ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Here is wishing everyone a very "Happy New Year" from everyone at TAPinto Roselle and Roselle Park. We look forward to a very busy year of bringing you the very best stories.  TAPintoRoselle.net is Roselle’s official electronic news source! To get your free daily ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Holy moly, welcome to the '60s! The CAU Community Players, an integrated theater troupe that brings together performers with and without developmental disabilities, is holding open auditions for an upcoming production of “Hairspray, Jr.” Auditions will be held January 22, 24 and ...

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ROSELLE, PARK, NJ - Santa arrived in style on Friday night as Roselle Park held their annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Gala at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park. At the stage was a myriad of entertainment with live seasonal music by the Roselle Park High School, Middle School and Elementary ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It was the sights and sounds of the holidays in Roselle on Monday night as the community came out for Roselle’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland. Mayor Dansereau, Borough Council, Fire Dept., Roselle PBA along with Donald Shaw and his Department of Recreation ...

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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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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The RP Sparkles committee reminds everyone to get your nominations in by December 17 for the 2018 Christmas and Holiday Lights Contest. Voted one of the most festive light displays in New Jersey by FunNewJersey in 2017, Roselle Park 24/7 announced its community spirit program, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Cabaret Company is back for its 7th season with “The Good The Bad & Other Possibilities.” The Company was founded in 2011 as a fundraising initiative to support new seating & flooring for Roselle Park High School’s auditorium, and its annual performances ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Ghosts, Goblins, and well, you name it, people in all kinds of costumes even a baby Trump balloon, were out in full force on Wednesday night for Halloween. In Roselle, the annual Trunk or Treat was taken up a notch this year with the addition of more bounce houses, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Thousands of people around the world were all dancing to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” on Saturday evening, and so were the many who came from all over the county to Roselle Park to dance in the very first local “Thrill the World” event. While the weather threatened a possible ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - People in and around Roselle Park will be joining thousands of people around the world as they all dance to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” as the town hosts their very first “Thrill the World” event. Saturday, October 27, is the date when the zombies will come alive. Everyone ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Okay all you Passport Stamp enthusiasts out there, get ready to go crazy. Union County is going into its second year with the Passport To Your National Parks program. For the upcoming Four Centuries In A Weekend event on October 20 and 21, a whole new set of “Union County ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is hosting artworks from the Westfield Art Association, currently on exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery through October 31. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza in ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Food, Entertainment and lots of ART! That's what everyone got this past Saturday as Roselle Park held their annual Roselle Park Arts Festival.  Activities ran throughout the day that included vendors displaying their crafts, and talents. Tables were also set up along the way ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Book lovers from all over New Jersey came out on Saturday afternoon to pick up some real treasures from independent authors at the 5h Annual Independent Author’s Book Expo (IABX) held at the Warianco Sports Center.  The expo creates an atmosphere where independent authors ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park is hosting its 4th “Festival of India” on Saturday, October 6, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. with an annual celebration and cultural fair. Mayor Hokanson and the Borough Council invite everyone to come out and celebrate the heritage and culture. The event ...

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