Category: Entertainment

Scene On Film: ’12 Years A Slave’

By Joan Ellis Watching “12 Years a Slave” is an ordeal. It can also become, if we allow it, a major contribution to a collective understanding of our past. In the...

November 8, 2013 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of November 1-8, 2013

By Flo Higgins Scorpio is the eighth sign of the Zodiac and certainly the one that is intense and can keep secrets forever. To be a friend of a Scorpio...

November 1, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Parkland’

By Joan Ellis On all counts but one, “Parkland” does a good job of filling a gap in the sad chronicle of November 22, 1963. We forget how primitive communication was...

November 1, 2013 | comments

AP Theater Brings Movies in Comfort and Style

By Joan Ellis There’s a jewel for all of us hiding in plain sight. Nancy Sabino and Michael Sodano have built a movie lover’s dream of a theater in Asbury...

November 1, 2013 | comments

‘Our Town’ Delights at Shakespeare Theatre

By Philip Dorian Playwright Thornton Wilder did not offer “Our Town” as a picture of life in a New Hampshire village. Rather, he wrote, “it is an attempt to find...

November 1, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: 'Kill Your Darlings'

By Joan Ellis “Kill Your Dar­lings” captures and holds an audience from first scene to last. John Krokidas and Austin Bunn – director and co-writers – have created a film...

October 25, 2013 | comments

Mater Dei Prep Seraph Players Present Comedy

MIDDLETOWN – The award-winning Seraph Players of Mater Dei Prep will present “The Somewhat True Tale Of Robin Hood,” this weekend. Directed by Cindy Dwyer, the play will be presented...

October 25, 2013 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of October 25-November 1, 2013

By Flo Higgins Happy birthday Scorpio! Trust does not come easily to a Scorpio. Their intense nature gives them a strong feeling of mistrust. Their feeling of mistrust usually stems...

October 25, 2013 | comments

The Orchestra of St. Peter By the Sea to Open 2013-14 Series

MANASQUAN – The Rev. Alphonse Stephenson and The Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea salute at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Tim Rice and...

October 25, 2013 | comments

Phoenix Productions Launches Program to Benefit Nonprofits

RED BANK – Phoenix Productions, the Red Bank-based nonprofit community theater organization, has announced a new program to benefit other nonprofit organizations. Dubbed Fundraiser Fri­days, the program allows nonprofits to...

October 25, 2013 | comments

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