Category: Entertainment

An E Street Homecoming

  Story and photo by Chris Spiewak Sometimes, being in the right place at the right time can make a musician legendary. Local musician and songwriter Marc Ribler frequently brings...

July 4, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of July 4 – 11

By Flo Higgins There is a saying: “Everyone is always looking for a mother.” Well, if there is any truth in that saying and you are one who is looking...

July 4, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner for the Week of July 4

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, July 4 Bob Bandiera, 8:30 p.m. Tim McLoone’s Supper Club 1200 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park 732-774-1155 Tickets $10 Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 Heroes’...

July 4, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Jersey Boys’

  Rated R By Joan Ellis If you love the feeling of being won over slowly as a movie goes along, try “Jersey Boys.” You’ll need patience, a lot of...

July 4, 2014 | comments

Red Bank Celebrates Country Music and Food

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Marine Park will be awash in cowboy hats this weekend as the Rockin’ Red Bank Country Music and Food Festival boot scoots into...

June 27, 2014 | comments

‘Grease’ is Coming to the Count Basie Stage

  RED BANK – Phoenix Productions is reviving to perform the Broadway hit, “Grease,” for two weekends in July at The Count Basie Theatre. Phil Mazzara will be starring as...

June 27, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Third Person’

Rated R By Joan Ellis Director Paul Haggis has built “Third Person” on faulty assumptions about his audience. He asks far too much of us. Given a film with barely...

June 27, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of June 27 to July 4

By Flo Higgins Happy Birthday Cancer! This water sign is patient, reserved and always sympathetic. They are experts at caring for people, young or old, and they always try to...

June 27, 2014 | comments

Father-to-Son Dynamics

  By Nicholas Harary There is a healthy competitive spirit going on between my son Nicholas and myself. When we play games, I usually allow little Nicholas to win –...

June 27, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner for the Week of June 27

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, June 27 Lionel Richie, 7:30 p.m. PNC Arts Center Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel www.livenation.com Tickets $39.75-$149.50 CBA Jazz Fest featuring the Yellowjackets, 8:30 p.m. Henderson...

June 27, 2014 | comments

The Life and Times of Chazz Palminteri

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – For Chazz Palminteri, “A Bronx Tale” is more than just a screenplay he wrote for a movie in which he starred. It’s...

June 20, 2014 | comments

Jim Dale Delights, ‘Heathers’ Disappoints in NYC

    By Philip Dorian How would you like to spend an hour-and-a-half in a theatrical legend’s living room while he reminisces and reprises highlights from his career, spanning vaudeville,...

June 20, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner: Week of June 20

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, June 20 Ringo Starr & his All Starr Band Count Basie Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank 732-842-9000 Tickets $50-$250 June 20- 22...

June 20, 2014 | comments

Two River Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein “The Grape that can with Logic absolute The Two-and-Seventy jarring Sects confute.” “The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám,” trans. by Edward FitzGerald   Every once in a...

June 20, 2014 | comments

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