Category: Entertainment

Soap Star Headlines Lunch With Fans

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – Nancy Lee Grahn likes getting up close and personal with fans who know her from her longtime role on the ABC daytime...

May 14, 2018 | comments

Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes Return to Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Although she hails from Long Island, Ronnie Spector has a longtime connection to New Jersey. It started as early as 1963 when she,...

April 12, 2018 | comments

‘Relaxed Performances’ Are a Welcome Experience for Parents

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | When it comes to families with a special needs child who is on the autism spectrum or has Tourette’s syndrome or  sensitivity issues, there...

March 15, 2018 | comments

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Returns to the Roost – 42 Years Later

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | SPRING LAKE – The Spring Lake Theatre Company has come full circle, putting on a production of the musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” which was the...

February 22, 2018 | comments

Political Parody Keeps Audiences Rolling in the Aisles – Not the Senate Ones

By Mary Ann Bourbeau DEAL PARK – In 1981, a group of senate staffers for Sen. Charles Percy of Illinois decided to satirize their profession at a Christmas party. They...

February 13, 2018 | comments

Cranston Dean Writes Song Of Hope In Face Of Opioid Epidemic

By Chris Rotolo | Within one of the Jersey Shore’s most beloved houses of musical worship — The Saint in Asbury Park — sits a worn out piece of linoleum...

February 8, 2018 | comments

Monmouth Players Keep Up With The Joneses

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | NAVESINK – Bob and Jennifer Jones have new next-door neighbors – John and Pony Jones. When they meet and discuss their lives, the two suburban couples...

February 3, 2018 | comments

Submissions for FilmOneFest Open Now Through May 15

The 10th annual FilmOneFest, which showcases super short films (all under two minutes) in the seaside setting of Atlantic Highlands has begun the process of looking for entries for its...

February 3, 2018 | comments

Saluting the Smithereens’ DiNizio With a Basie Celebration

By May Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt chose the Jersey rock band the Smithereens to headline the opening of Little Steven’s Underground...

January 9, 2018 | comments

From Hard-Core to Hip-Hop with Matty Carlock

By Alex Mitsiopoulos | On a cold December night late last year, Matty Carlock grabbed his acoustic guitar and took the stage at The Bowery Electric in New York City....

December 7, 2017 | comments

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