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Arts & Entertainment

May 21, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be presented outdoors by the School of the Arts on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.   In a collaboration between the theater arts, arts technology and dance programs of the School of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – City Center – New Brunswick’s hub of fine food, shopping and the arts – is preparing a fun week full of fiestas, furry friends and furlongs. The Kentucky Derby watch party will make you feel like you’re at Churchill Downs for The Run for the Roses on Saturday, May 7. Three ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Come for the effervescence, the comedy and the get-up-and-dance music. Leave with a little lesson about life. That’s what Sandie Lee hopes audience members experience when “Hairspray” comes to State Theatre New Jersey on Friday, April 29, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 30 at 2 ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mark Conover had an obsession with New Jersey milk bottles, cataloging and researching the history of each bottle and the dairy farms that were once prevalent in the Garden State, He passed away in February, 2021, leaving behind a collection of 4,500 milk bottles and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – “Xanadu”, the Tony Award-nominated, hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure, based on the cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly, rolls on into Playhouse 22 starting March 25.  "Xanadu" follows the journey of a magical and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With heightened interest in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion started on Feb. 25, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers-New Brunswick has extended an exhibition that focuses on Ukraine’s history of self-determination and resilience. “Painting in Excess: Kyiv’s Art Revival, 1985–1993” ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County’s Plays-in-the-Park is returning to the stage this summer, with performances of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, The SpongeBob Musical, and A Chorus Line at the Stephen J. Capestro Theatre in Edison, part of Plays-in-the-Park’s 60th season. “Plays in the Park is one of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Cats and pigs and bears, oh my! The lineup of family friendly entertainment coming to State Theatre New Jersey runs the gamut from the gathering of foot-tapping felines in “Cats,” to a campy camping trip in “Peppa Pig’s Adventure” to the misadventures of everyone’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kelliann DeCarlo is coming home in style. The local kid who grew seeing shows at State Theatre New Jersey and even graced its stage through a Plays in the Park program, is returning as a cast member in the production of “Cats” that currently on tour across North America. It ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The curtain is about to go up on the American English language debut of Jacobo Morales’ “Baipás” at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center’s Arthur Laurents Theater. The George Street Playhouse production, however, speaks the international language of love through the pas ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of February. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating Black History ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – “Lizzie,” a musical by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt, with lyrics by Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner, is making its New Jersey premiere at Playhouse 22 in East Brunswick on February 4.  The musical is a punk-rock telling of the iconic moment in American ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -   The South Brunswick School District and The South Brunswick Public Library is maintaining its long tradition of inspiring readers to join in a community reading project for 2022.  Here is the outline of the program: "As educators and parents, our wish for our children ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - State Theatre New Jersey, whose stage has been graced by the likes Diana Ross, Tony Bennet, Ringo Starr and other entertainment icons over the past 100 years, will welcome London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 3 p.m.The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is led ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township's most famous 8-year-old pastry chef was eliminated from The Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" Monday night, with the judges disappointed by his blueberry jam, which had the consistency of syrup. The sweet concoction was deemed unsuitable as a key ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- South Amboy or Southie? Anne Hathaway stars in a film based on the 2015 novel, Eileen, by Ottessa Moshfegh, a New England-based fiction writer. Set in Massachusetts around Christmastime 1964, the story centers on a depressed 24-year-old woman who is trapped between two roles: ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The judges were not overly fond of his culinary creations - a concoction of pretzels, potato chips, strawberries and M&M candies drizzled with chocolate, and paprika-flavored popcorn, but chef Benjamin Steinhauser squeaked by in Monday night's Kids Baking Championship, a ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat reimagines the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Told entirely through song, the musical follows preferred son Joseph from being ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- South Brunswick PBA Local 166 has scheduled their annual “Meet Santa Day” at VFW Post 9111 at 11 Henderson Road in Kendall Park. This event will be held this Sunday, December 19, from 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.   This holiday event is free and open to all children in the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick’s own Kathleen Elle, singer-songwriter, had some very exciting news this week. The CW’s 4400 TV show featured Elle’s original song Love Bandit in the latest episode Monday night, Dec 6th. 4400 is a remake of the early 2000’s show of the same name with a twist.

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NEW JERSEY - At a time when bricks-and-mortar retailers are looking for creative ways to engage with their customers, a creative organization has found a retail setting – the Princeton Shopping Center -- in which to showcase the creative process and some of the work that results.  Princeton ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Central New Jersey Regional Airport has seen its fair share of VIPs land at the airport, most recently President Joe Biden, who flew in from his home in Delaware aboard Marine One to visit Hillsborough and Manville a few days after Tropical Storm Ida in September to assess the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After a year's delay in presenting live theater, the annual production of A Christmas Carol is returning to the Playhouse 22 stage.  Running December 10 - 19, performances will be Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.  Due to the COVID-19 ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun County Park is hosting a "Holiday Lantern Spectacular," and spectacular it is! The display, called "Let It Glow!", is a holiday light show sponsored by the Friends of the Bergen County Zoo in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc., ...

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NEW JERSEY - Now that the turkeys have been stuffed and the cranberry sauce eaten, it's time for one of the annual festivities of the holiday season; checking out those awesome light displays. Of course, make time to drive around local neighborhoods to see what gems fellow residents have created, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Now that the turkeys have been stuffed and the cranberry sauce eaten, it's time for one of the annual festivities of the holiday season; checking out those awesome light displays. Of course, make time to drive around local neighborhoods to see what gems fellow residents have created, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One of the city’s most beloved holiday traditions is returning in December. New Brunswick’s City Center horse-drawn carriage rides will commence on December 3, which is the same night as the city’s annual tree lighting event. Tickets are now available for this safe, fun ride ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bodnars Auction two-day online sale Nov. 17 and 18 features 100,000 sports cards from several consignors, a single-owner collection of model trains - with some items over 100 years old - and a collection of choice Beatles collectibles. All bidding is online at ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Get your ghoulfriend and roll into that Halloween mood tonight at 7:00 on Zoom.  Learn about ghosts and hauntings in Central New Jersey. This eerie program will cover the Griggstown Ghost Cow, the haunted Cranbury Inn, and the many supernatural former students of the ...

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