Category: Entertainment

Holiday Happenings

The Two River area will be the site of a wide variety of holiday happenings during the next few weeks.  ONGOING EVENTS Kids under 12 ride free on NY Waterway...

December 8, 2016 | comments

From U.K. to Jersey Shore, ‘Billy Elliot’ Entertains All Ages

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau DEAL PARK – Braden Allen King has been dancing almost as long as he has been walking. He was practically raised in his mother’s dance...

November 1, 2016 | comments

Healed and Hilarious Tracy Morgan Comes to Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – After a devastating highway accident that nearly took his life, comedian Tracy Morgan is back, and he never takes one day for granted....

October 25, 2016 | comments

Munich Madness Returns to Highlands

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau HIGHLANDS – The beer garden will be bigger and better at the 16th Annual Highlands Oktoberfest, which will be held in Veterans Park from 2...

October 1, 2016 | comments

Fouratt to Move to N.J. Council on the Arts

By Joseph Sapia RED BANK – Monmouth Arts is looking to make a seamless transition as its longtime executive director, Mary Eileen Fouratt, moves on to take a job with...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Rock Review: In Good Hands With Scott Elk

Story and Photos by Chris Spiewak Music today is not all about a fancy website, or the perfect recording you made in your basement, or a spiffy photo shoot. It’s...

August 17, 2016 | comments

Brian Kirk (Not Your Average Musician)

By Chris Spiewak MOST READERS WILL recognize Brian Kirk as the leader of the tremendously successful party band Brian Kirk & The Jirks, but many may not realize that he...

July 25, 2016 | comments

Rock Review: Herding Sheep

  Story and photos by Chris Spiewak Sheep have been bred around the world for thousands of years, and there are actually over 40 sheep breeders in the state of...

July 14, 2016 | comments

Indie Film Festival Comes to Red Bank July 6-10

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – It’s been a long time coming, but Red Bank finally has its own independent film festival. The Indie Street Film Festival, which includes...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Don Quixote Comes To The Stone Church

By Mary Ann Bourbeau ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Like Don Quixote, the members of All Saints’ Memorial Church were on a quest. Their quest was to draw more people into the...

June 23, 2016 | comments

RBC Raises $13K At ‘Make-A-Wish’ Carnival

RED BANK –  Over the past 5 years Red Bank Catholic has been inspired to host their own Make-a-Wish Carnival in their own backyard. They host the carnival to raise money...

May 12, 2016 | comments

Rock Review: Ronnie Brandt, Musician At Large

Story & Photos by Chris Spiewak Musicians are a well-traveled bunch; some journey around the county or state, and some trek across the country. For a songwriter, the experiences garnered...

May 10, 2016 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Hello, My Name is Doris’

  Rated R By Joan Ellis In an inexplicable streak of bad luck for audiences, “Hello, My Name is Doris” is labored and contrived beyond the limits of normal endurance. Every single move...

May 7, 2016 | comments

Scene On Stage: Becket

French dramatist Jean Anouilh (1910-1987) claims to have written “Becket” “by chance,” after reading an account of 12th-century English history in which some 30 pages were devoted to the story...

April 21, 2016 | comments

Reel Remarks: French New Wave

In some circumstances, conflict brings resolution, criticism gives way to celebration, and formula is abolished by experiment. Welcome, the French New Wave. While not an official movement, the term was...

April 21, 2016 | comments

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