Mountainside library annouces February run of Tuesday Night Movies

MOUNTAINSIDE — The public is invited to Tuesday Night Movies in the Community Room at Mountainside Public Library in February. Weekly movies are mostly selected from recent, first-run, critically acclaimed movies selected from the library’s catalog of DVDs.  This month’s selection includes on Feb. 3 the Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture, The Grand Budapest Hotel, […]

CDC to present Speed the Plow in Cranford from Feb. 6 to 21

CRANFORD — Speed The Plow, written by the celebrated American  playwright David Mamet, opens on Feb. 6 at CDC Theatre in Cranford. Located at 78 Winans Ave., CDC Theatre is the oldest community theater in New Jersey. A satirical dissection of the American movie business in Hollywood, Speed The Plow focuses on two high-powered Hollywood executives who have come […]

I’m a believer! The Monkees rock NJPAC

Pop-rock pioneers take a fresh trip down memory lane

Call it a harbinger of happiness or maybe just a nice omen, but when I and thousands of other true believers descended upon NJPAC last Saturday night to discover the 1966 Monkeemobile parked out front of Prudential Hall, we collectively sensed that a very special evening was in store for us. The Monkees were back […]

The Monkees are coming to town

Singer Micky Dolenz reflects upon a lifetime of Monkee business

The year is 2014 and The Monkees are returning to New Jersey. The legendary pop-rock pioneers of the music-television format will be back in the Garden State with a highly anticipated stop at NJPAC on May 24. Originally conceived by Hollywood producers in the mid-1960s as an unabashed way of capitalizing on the staggering success […]

Paper Mill presents a thoroughly enjoyable ‘South Pacific’

MILLBURN – If you would like to travel back through time and space and land on a balmy tropical island in the early 1940s and be entertained by a musical classic with many of your favorites, then find your way to the Paper Mill Playhouse this month for the timeless Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, “South Pacific.” […]

Livingston Symphony Orchestra to perform ‘A Salute to Women Composers on March 22; Union Cellist Janis Kaplan will be appearing with the orchestra

LIVINGSTON — On Saturday, March 22 the Livingston Symphony Orchestra, led by its internationally acclaimed Principal Conductor and Music Director Istvan Jaray, will perform “A Salute to Women Composers.” The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Livingston High School Auditorium in Livingston. The orchestra will perform Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman […]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee hosting “Finnegan’s Wake” party and fun run

UNION COUNTY — The Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will host its annual “Finnegan’s Wake” party and “Guinness Fun Run/Walk” on Saturday, March 1, at the Blackthorn Restaurant and Irish Pub located at 651 N. Michigan Ave. in Kenilworth. Registration for the “Guinness Fun Run/Walk” will start at 11:30 a.m. at the Blackthorn. There […]

LeGrand plans return to Rahway High School on Feb. 21

RAHWAY — On Friday, Feb. 21, Eric LeGrand, former Rutgers football player, will return to Rahway High School to share his powerful story with members of the senior class and the Rahway community. LeGrand, who lives in neighboring Colonia, is making his second visit to the school. Injured at a 2010 Rutgers game against Army, with […]

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