Category: Entertainment

Scene on Film: ‘The Iron Lady’

 By Joan Ellis The critics haven’t warmed to The Iron Lady. Though Meryl Streep has won raves for her performance as Margaret Thatcher, the movie itself  has become as controversial...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Monmouth Players Presents ‘Lost In Yonkers’

Life wasn’t always so full of distractions. There was a time when time was passed talking, listening to the radio or playing games with our relatives. The family was the...

February 9, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘A Separation’

By Joan Ellis Imagine a movie so real and immediate that it seems to be unfolding right in front of you. This is A Separation, Iran’s entry for this year’s...

February 3, 2012 | comments

Monmouth Symphony Presents German Romantic Music

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Monmouth Symphony Orchestra will present a “Deutsche Romantik,” an afternoon of 19th century German Romantic music, on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m....

February 2, 2012 | comments

Night Grooves: Live Music in February

By Uncle Mike I officially christen the month of February Bobruary! Why Bobruary, you ask? Well, Bob Bandiera is popping up all over the local scene this month. And as...

February 2, 2012 | comments

August Wilson’s Jitney at Two River Theater

Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs August Wilson’s Jitney running through Feb. 19 at the Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank. Jitney is set in 1977 Pittsburgh in a...

February 2, 2012 | comments

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of January 27 – February 3, 2012

By Flo Higgins People born this week often feel like they are different from others – so different that they sometimes feel like social misfits. Because they dance to the...

January 26, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘A Dangerous Method’

By Joan Ellis A movie that tackles a controversial aspect of historical figures takes a big risk. A Dangerous Method takes the risk but succeeds primarily in making us curious...

January 26, 2012 | comments

Tom Chapin And Friends Coming To Atlantic Highlands

The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council will host a special concert  at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 featuring an afternoon with Tom Chapin and friends Michael Mark and John Cobert...

January 26, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘War Horse’

But this is far more than the story of a horse. It is a powerful statement against violence of any kind, especially the barbarism of war. by Joan Ellis Animal...

January 19, 2012 | comments

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of January 19 – 26, 2012

By Flo Higgins Aquarians can best be described as unique. Anyone born this week likes being different. Many astrologers refer to the Aquarian as someone who is marching to the...

January 19, 2012 | comments

‘Playing With Fire’ Explores Music That Deals With The Devil

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Best of Playing with Fire, the second program in the orchestra’s 2012 Winter Festival, at the Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank this Saturday, Jan. 14 at...

January 13, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’

By Joan Ellis Tomas Alfredson has used every trick in his director’s book to make sure we don’t relax during Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.  The result is a dead quiet...

January 12, 2012 | comments

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of January 13 – 20

By Flo Higgins Happy Birthday Capricorn! Here we have a soul born on the cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius. So the business loving, Saturn-ruled Capricorn, who is known as a...

January 12, 2012 | comments

Aimee Mann Concert At Two River Theater Will Benefit Lunch Break

MusicWorks Entertainment presents singer-songwriter Aimee Mann at the Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank this Friday, Jan. 13. Proceeds will benefit Lunch Break, an organization that serves nutritious...

January 12, 2012 | comments

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