Category: Entertainment

Rock Review: A Colossal Rebirth

By Chris Spiewak The “classic rock” sound of the 1970s and 1980s is still a hugely popular genre of music, and there are a few local bands recreating that sound...

April 19, 2016 | comments

Pop Singer Charlie Puth of Rumson Returns To Count Basie

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – After scoring two platinum singles, two American Music Awards, an MTV Music Award, a Golden Globe nomination and three Grammy nominations, Rumson’s...

April 7, 2016 | comments

Don’t Cry for Patti LuPone, Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Patti LuPone knew from a very young age that she was destined for a career in music. “When I was 3 or 4...

March 18, 2016 | comments

Introducing…The Weeklings

  By Chris Spiewak The breakup of The Beatles in 1970 brought disbelief and sadness to millions of people. One of the most popular groups in history left a void...

March 12, 2016 | comments

Shannon Corsi: Blazing Her Own Trail

By Chris Spiewak RUMSON — There’s more than one way to attend the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles this month. And Rumson Fair Haven High School student Shannon...

February 6, 2016 | comments

Beam Him Up: William Shatner Comes to Count Basie

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – William Shatner has a certain charm about him, making a reporter feel as if her interview is the most important one he has...

January 29, 2016 | comments

Movie Review: ‘The Hateful Eight’ (Rated R)

Quentin Tarantino did one thing right in his latest movie; he nailed the title:  “The Hateful Eight.” And you will be stuck with all of them in a blood-soaked barn for...

January 26, 2016 | comments

Bergman: Director for all Times

  Now is the time, nearly one month away from the Academy Awards, when the general public does a crash course in nominated films. Additional show times are added at...

January 26, 2016 | comments

Historical Chair Exhibit Opens Jan. 23

FREEHOLD – A reception and formal opening of Monmouth County Historical Association newest exhibition “Of the Best Materials and Good Workmanship: 19th Century New Jersey Chairmaking” will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday,...

January 19, 2016 | comments

In High Demand: Vocalist Layonne Holmes

By Chris Spiewak Demand is a powerful word, whether used as a verb or a noun. The word “demand” can also have the word “pressure” associated with it, especially in...

January 18, 2016 | comments

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