Category: Entertainment

Scene on Film: ‘Men, Women & Children’

Rated R By Joan Ellis Disturbing and unpleasant are apt descriptives for Men, Women and Children. But should you see it anyway? That depends on your willingness to face what...

November 8, 2014 | comments

Women of Song

Photo and stories by Chris Spiewak It can never be said that the musicians of the Jersey Shore are not a philanthropic community. Dozens of times each year they are...

November 8, 2014 | comments

AH Yacht Club to Hold Art Show, Sale Nov. 16

  ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club, (AHYC), is hosting an Art Show and Sale from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at AHYC on the second floor...

November 7, 2014 | comments

A Place for Coffee, Cake and a Play

  First Avenue Playhouse has been delivering all three for 26 years By Mary Ann Bourbeau ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – If not for a chance meeting 30 years ago, there may...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Scene on Stage: Solid Performances Highlight New Work at NJ Rep

  By Philip Dorian Don’t you just hate it when a good play – a classic, even – is spoiled by inferior acting? (Kelsey Grammer’s Macbeth comes to mind.) I’ll...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Monmouth to Broadcast Bolshoi Ballet Performances

  WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University’s Center for the Arts in partnership with BY Experience, the global leader of alternative content distribution, announced they will begin screening satellite broadcasts...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘1,000 Times Goodnight’

  Rated R By Joan Ellis “1,000 Times Goodnight” is further proof that the power of an outstanding actor lies not in skill alone but in some inner resource not...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 7

By Flo Higgins There is no question that a Scorpio has a magnetism that few other signs possess. They are known for their ability to transform from a mellow, laid-back...

October 31, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner: Week of Oct. 31

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, Oct. 31 A Houserockin’ Halloween Evening with Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers, 8:30 p.m. Tim McLoone’s Supper Club 1200 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park 732-774-1155 Tickets $25...

October 31, 2014 | comments

RBC to Presents ‘Lost in Yonkers’and ‘Shrek the Musical’

  RED BANK – The Red Bank Catholic Casey Players next month will present Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, ‘Lost in Yonkers.” The dramatic comedy has heart, humor and...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Let’s Go: A Birthday Celebration: Cape Cod Canal

  By Linda McK. Stewart Before the year slides over the horizon, subsiding in a blaze of autumnal glory, you might take a moment to congratulate the Cape Cod Canal...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Chef Challenge Spotlights Local Culinary, Design Expertise

 LONG BRANCH – The Fourth Annual Long Branch Chef Challenge, an event that features tastings of signature dishes prepared by noted area chefs, will be held Nov. 3 at the...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Wagner College Choir to Present Sounds of NY in Holmdel

  HOLMDEL – A concert, called A New York Romance, by the Wagner College Choir will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. In a...

October 31, 2014 | comments

Max Weinberg and All that Jazz

By Mary Ann Bourbeau DEAL PARK – When he’s not on tour with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, “Mighty Max” Weinberg needs to keep his drumming skills sharp,...

October 24, 2014 | comments

Film Review: ‘The Judge’

By Joan Ellis If a movie runs past the ideal 1 hour and 50 minutes, there better be a good reason. At 2 hours, 20, “The Judge” tests our patience. It’s...

October 24, 2014 | comments

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