Arts & Entertainment

May 20, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — After winning the first Foxy Award in program history at last year's ceremony, the members of the Jonathan Dayton High School drama program were back again, taking home one award out of six nominations at this year's virtual showcase of New Jersey High School theater. This ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — For the cast and crew of this year's fall drama, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time," the aim is to build on last year's showing at the Montclair State Theatre Night Awards. The awards are meant to honor the best in high school and middle school plays across the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Tuesday afternoon, with just over two weeks to go before opening night, the stage of Halsey Hall Auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School was abuzz. Dancers worked through their routine, as a choreographer watched, ready to send any underperforming attendees home. Far from ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — At last week's township committee meeting, the township announced by proclamation that March 2020 would be designated as Youth Art Month. According to the proclamation, the decision was made based on the number of benefits for students, including a development of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In what has become an annual tradition, the Springfield Board of Education (BOE) honored the winners of this year's holiday card design competition at Monday's meeting. The annual event allows district students to submit their work both in and out of class to the contest, where ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - the Springfield Free Public Library is gearing up to showcase some of the more unique parts of the Donald B. Palmer collection, and this upcoming Sunday, a new exhibit and opening reception will do just that.  November 24, from 2:00 p.m to 3:45 p.m. The exhibit, “Far From ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — When the curtain rises tonight, the culmination of several months of work will pay off for the cast and crew of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, the fall drama this year at Jonathan Dayton High School. The show, adapted from a book of the same name and winner ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The rain may have been pouring down outside, but for the group of about a dozen or so Jonathan Dayton students, the confines of the Halsey Hall Auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School were a world away, in Wiltshire, England. The cast was rehearsing blocking for "The Curious ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs is pleased to announce that five artists from Union County have been selected as award winners in the State’s 53rd Annual New Jersey Senior Art Show. The winning artists from Union County are: John Curch (Scotch ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On Feb. 24, 1969, the current home of the Springfield Library was dedicated. The very next day, halfway across the world, The Beatles would be hard at work on what would become Abbey Road. The band's incredible, fast-paced and career-defining year was the subject of a tlk hed ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - With one final concert, the Springfield Summer Sound Bites series is finished for 2019. The Mighty Movers capped off the schedule with a two-hour show on the front lawn of the Springfield Municipal Building, site of all but one of the concerts this summer. The band played a set ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Pack some snacks, grab a blanket or lawn chair, and get ready for one final dash of summer fun. Mighty Movers will be playing the final Springfield Sound Bites Summer Concert Series of 2019, held on the front lawn of the Springfield Municipal Building. The concert starts at ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Thursday Evening, the concert series continued on the lawn of the Springfield Municipal Building, as Tree-Oh brought their musical stylings to the stage. The group played a mix of songs during their set across several genres. Additionally, Tree-Oh played to a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Come out to the front lawn of the Springfield Municipal Building tonight at 6:30 p.m for the latest round of the Springfield Sound Bites Summer Concert Series Tonight's concert is Tree-Oh. The band will play a variety of music until 8:30 p.m. Additionally, while the concert is ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The annual summer concert series rolled on in Springfield Thursday night as local band 94 proof brought the music to the assembled crowd. Playing mostly classic rock, with a couple of more current songs sprinkled in, the band played to an audience of almost 50 people on the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - This Saturday, the Springfield Public Library will host an artist's reception in the Palmer Museum from 10:00 AM to 12:45 PM on Saturday, July 27. The Library is exhibiting a series of paintings by Springfield artist Wayne Masiello. The exhibit is running July 15 through ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Parents can bring their young children out to the Springfield Public Library for a family-friendly performance this Wednesday. July 24 at 10:30 a.m., the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will visit the library for a performance of "My Mother the Astronaut," a space-themed, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As part of the celebrations surrounding the moon landing, the Springfield  Library invites residents out to a screening of the movie Apollo 11 (2019). Apollo 11 is rated G, with a run time of one hour and 33 minutes. This is a family-friendly event, so residents attending ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Two Springfield sisters, Kylie and Eila Francis, opened Saturday night at The Meadowlands in grand style. The oldest - Kylie, 21 - and the youngest - Eila, 12 - performed the Canadian and United States National Anthems respectively prior to the 13-race harness racing ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Thursday evening, Springfield rocked out to classic hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s While the crowd turnout was slightly depressed due to the driving rain that came down last night, about a dozen people trekked out to the Springfield Pool to hear the opening concert in this year's ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Summer nights in Springfield will have a rocking soundtrack from now through the end of the summer, with the return of the Sound Bites Summer Concert Series. The event is in its sixth year and brings the entertainment level up a notch. After The Toys kick things off on July ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present an exhibit of photographs by Sara Parmigiani in the gallery space at the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, located at 633 Pearl Street in Elizabeth. A selection of her work entitled “Floral ...

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UNION, NJ - Several Springfield residents were awarded for their work at the 2019 Union County Senior Art Show. The Union County Freeholders held an opening reception at Union County College, in order to recognize the best work from senior residents all around the county. The following ...

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