Category: Entertainment

Skywatch: Week of Jan. 31 –Feb. 7

By Flo Higgins An Aquarian born this week is a rebel with a cause. This fixed-air sign enjoys involvement with people and, if they have a situation that needs fixing,...

January 31, 2014 | comments

First Avenue Presents ‘Pajama Tops’

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – First Avenue Playhouse will present “Pajama Tops” through Feb. 22 at the 123 First Ave. theater. “Pajama Tops” has a plot that involves a husband planning a...

January 31, 2014 | comments

Movie Review: ‘The Past,’ Rated PG–13

By Joan Ellis “The Past” is a good story beautifully told. It is a film for people who have enough life experience and patience to watch a family drama unfold...

January 24, 2014 | comments

It’s Academic in NJ Rep’s ‘Admit One’

By Philip Dorian It’s all too common for inept directors and/or actors to turn a really good play into a disappointing theater experience. Think about some of the Shakespeare you’ve...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Remembering the Big Man

By Chris Spiewak It was an eerie feeling walking up onto the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach this past Saturday night, nearly 60 degrees in early January, with light rain...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Skywatch for Jan. 17-24

By Flo Higgins If you were born on Jan. 17 – 20 you are officially a Capricorn, but anyone born on the cusp of the signs tends to pick up...

January 17, 2014 | comments

‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

By Joan Ellis Don’t ever ask the Coen brothers about the particulars of one of their movies. All of them are filled with dangling details – small sights, conversations and...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Stone Church to Present ‘Night Mother’

NAVESINK – The Stone Church Players will present its production of “Night Mother” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the 202...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Movie Review: ‘Liv and Ingmar,’ Rated R

By Joan Ellis “Liv and Ingmar” is a memoir drawn from an unimaginably rich trove of archival footage of Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman. Narrated with characteristic candor by Ullmann...

January 10, 2014 | comments

A Frosty January? Thaw Out at the Theater

  By Philip Dorian The area’s theatrical pickings are slim in January, but a small variety of offerings could be choice. They include something old at Two River Theater, something...

January 10, 2014 | comments

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