Category: Entertainment

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

The Playwright & The Professor

  Two River Theater Founder Co-Writes Play By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – They say writers write about what they know, and that is certainly true for Robert M....

January 14, 2016 | comments

A Gold Star Memorial in Holmdel

By Marie Maber HOLMDEL – In 1980, then Holmdel resident and high school track and cross-country athlete, Brian Hanlon, now of Toms River, had a decision to make. He had...

January 8, 2016 | comments

Kathleen Madigan Brings Her Real-Life Humor to Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Kathleen Madigan has been performing stand-up comedy for 25 years, and she is content with that. She has no desire to helm a...

January 8, 2016 | comments

A Two River Tradition: Southside Johnny Rings in the New Year

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – For close to three decades, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes have helped people ring in the new year with a good time,...

December 31, 2015 | comments

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