Category: Entertainment

The Downtowner: Week of Aug. 15

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, Aug. 15 Ron White: Nutcracker, 7 p.m. Count Basie Theatre 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank 732-822-9000 Tickets $30-$89.50 Keith Urban, 7 p.m. PNC Arts Center Exit 116,...

August 15, 2014 | comments

Tuscany, a Bit Like Heaven

S tory and Photos by Art Petrosemolo Tuscany has always on my bucket list, specifically the Palio horserace in Siena where city districts (called contrade) race for honor and bragging...

August 15, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Aug. 15-22

By Flo Higgins Trying to combine the enthusiasm of a Leo with the perfection of a Virgo is the challenge faced by anyone born this week. Folks born on the...

August 15, 2014 | comments

NJ Rep to Stage New Comedy

LONG BRANCH – The world premiere of “Dinner With The Boys” by Dan Lauria will be performed Sept. 11 through Oct. 5 at the New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway....

August 15, 2014 | comments

Collectibles: Parting With and Enjoying Them

By Nicholas Harary Last weekend, I sold my 1970 Chevelle at Mecum’s Harrisburg auction. Restoring her has been a labor of love over the last eight years. I enjoyed every...

August 15, 2014 | comments

Jersey Girl’s Stand-up Comedy Is Solid Gold

By Mary Ann Bourbeau DEAL PARK – Although she lives in New York City now, Judy Gold still considers herself a Jersey girl. And, while she doesn’t have anything good...

August 8, 2014 | comments

Once Around the Block

  By Linda McK. Stewart BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. – A turnip-shaped chunk of land, 7 miles wide, 10 miles long, lying about 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island....

August 8, 2014 | comments

Where Absurd Oddly Makes Sense

By Philip Dorian In Theatre of the Absurd (capital A), accepted stage conventions are largely abandoned in order to present a view of the world as meaningless and incomprehensible. Robert...

August 8, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Boyhood’

By Joan Ellis With “Boyhood,” Richard Linklater has written and directed a movie that is nothing less than brilliant in its concept and execution. Though his interest in the passage...

August 8, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Aug. 8 – 15

Skywatch: Week of Aug. 8 – 15 By Flo Higgins The Leo personality likes being in command of his total environment from start to finish. And, because they are such good...

August 8, 2014 | comments

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