Category: Entertainment

$20M Count Basie Expansion

By John Burton RED BANK – The Count Basie Theatre’s proposed expansion will have a profound effect on the arts community, and businesses are positive about the long-term economic impact....

October 29, 2015 | comments

Chef Lidia Shares Her Passions – Food & Family

By Mary Ann Bourbeau When she was 14 years old, Lidia Bastianich lied about her age so she could get a job in Walken’s Bakery in Astoria, Queens, which was...

October 28, 2015 | comments

Arts Council Presents Author & Citizen Soldier

The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council will feature Platte Moring in its “Artists and Authors” series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 at the Arts Corner, 135 First Ave. Moring, the...

October 22, 2015 | comments

Theater Review: The Seedbed

by Philip Dorian Don’t you love a play that sprinkles mysterious hints throughout about plot and characters before resolving its loose ends in the final scene? With an ending you wouldn’t...

October 22, 2015 | comments

LEGO Movie Creators Honored at Monmouth University

By Mary Ann Bourbeau They may have been robbed of a 2014 Oscar nomination for best animated feature film, but Chris Miller and Phil Lord are still receiving accolades for...

October 22, 2015 | comments

Film Review: Freeheld

  By Joan Ellis Freeheld has been made with great care by people with a deep sense of mission for the cause of gay marriage. The movie is a reflection of...

October 21, 2015 | comments

Noted Sculptor Schomberg Returns to Brookdale

Thomas Schomberg, Creator of Iconic Rocky Statue By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez LINCROFT – Thomas Schomberg’s most recognizable work may be the iconic “Rocky” statue that stands outside the Philadelphia Museum...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Calling up the Ghosts and Ghouls of Atlantic Highlands

By Mary Ann Bourbeau ATLANTIC HIGHANDS – Atlantic Highlands will once again turn into Atlantic Frightlands, thanks to a new walking tour that will lead guests through some of the...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Film Review: Coming Home

In ‘Coming Home’ Director Zhang Yimou has succeeded where so many others fail. He has directed superb actors in a love story that washes slowly over the audience while handing...

October 13, 2015 | comments

Rumson Mom is Dame of Comedy

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Although she portrays 19 different characters in her one-woman show, “Dames of Our Lives,” Maggie Condon doesn’t do costume changes. Standing on stage dressed in black,...

October 12, 2015 | comments

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