Category: Entertainment

Film Review: ‘Non-Stop,’ Rated PG-13

By Joan Ellis For one hour, “Non-Stop” is that rare and welcome pleasure: A first-rate cerebral thriller. After that, bending to the requisite Hollywood mayhem, it indulges in a ludicrous...

March 7, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of March 7 – 14

By Flo Higgins Because Pisces have such heavy emotional feelings, they sometimes try and bury them in a veneer of calm or outrageous behavior. They usually fail in the coverup...

March 7, 2014 | comments

New Chef Named at Ama Ristorante

SEA BRIGHT – Ama Ristorante at Driftwood has announced the appointment of Charles “Chuck” Lesbirel as executive chef of the award-winning, waterfront restaurant. Lesbirel has been chef de cuisine at...

March 7, 2014 | comments

“Into The Woods,” Now at Axelrod Performing Center

DEAL – A hilarious romp through familiar fairy tale territory, Stephen Sondheim’s beloved modern-day classic “Into the Woods” has opened at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center. The show times are...

March 7, 2014 | comments

Musical ‘Horrors’ At Monmouth U’s Woods Theatre

WEST LONG BRANCH – The Monmouth University Department of Music and Theatre will present the classic hit musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” in March in the historic Woods Theatre....

March 7, 2014 | comments

Bobby Collins Knows New Jersey Humor

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – He may live in California now, but Bobby Collins will always be an East Coast guy at heart. The stand-up comedian understands Jersey...

February 28, 2014 | comments

Film Review: ‘The Lego Movie’

By Joan Ellis Welcome to “The Lego Movie.”  In a collective rush to the box office, audiences have fueled a record breaking $200 million in ticket sales during the opening...

February 28, 2014 | comments

Skywatch for Week of Feb. 28 to March 7

By Flo Higgins Happy Birthday Pisces! Pisces people are gentle souls who are born with an intuitive and psychic nature. Because of this, they often know things before they happen....

February 28, 2014 | comments

‘Caring With Karaoke’ Event to be Held March 5

ASBURY PARK – The Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group and United Way of Monmouth County will hold a “Caring With Karaoke” event from 7 to 11 p.m....

February 28, 2014 | comments

Carole King Musical Features Chart-Toppers

By Philip Dorian “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” is like the little girl with the curl. When it’s good it’s very good (the first act) and when it falters (much...

February 21, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Feb. 21 to 28

By Flo Higgins If you are looking for a compassionate partner or friend, look no farther than someone born this week. This Pisces has an understanding of kindness and service....

February 21, 2014 | comments

Festival of Arts Awards Student Art Winners

More than 30 high school students from throughout Monmouth County competed for cash prizes displaying over 50 pieces of art. A photograph, entitled “Helping Hands,” took the first place prize...

February 21, 2014 | comments

Oscar Time: Best Picture

By Joan Ellis Of the 10 movies nominated this year for the Best Picture Oscar, the three best have the strength of being based on true stories. Let’s start with...

February 21, 2014 | comments

A Hidden Gem

By Nicholas Harary When it comes to buying the very best Chardonnays from California, if you’ve got unlimited funds and a subscription to Parker, you’re 99 percent of the way...

February 21, 2014 | comments

FilmOneFest Holds Feb. 23 Benefit

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council’s FilmOneFest will present the film “For No Good Reason,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Atlantic Cinema 5 at 82...

February 21, 2014 | comments

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