Category: Entertainment

Lighting Up the Holidays

    By Mary Ann Bourbeau HOLMDEL – Santa Claus is back at the PNC Arts Center this year, and so is the Buydig.com Holiday Lights Spectacular. After a seven-year...

November 28, 2014 | comments

Scene on Stage: Won Over by Two River Theater’s ‘Camelot’

By Philip Dorian Last year Two River Theater Company presented a semi-staged version of “The Music Man” with a cast of 11 and seven musicians. Now they’re doing a scaled-down...

November 28, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘St. Vincent’ and ‘Pride’

      Rated PG-13 and R By Joan Ellis As time and responsibilities engulf us in December, here are two movies that promise two hours of escape. One American,...

November 28, 2014 | comments

Skywatch for the Week of Nov. 28 – Dec. 5

  By Flo Higgins Sagittarius is a free-roaming, freewheeling sign, which seldom stays in one place long. This fire sign likes the movement that travel offers. They also enjoy learning,...

November 28, 2014 | comments

Ready or Not, the Holidays are Here!

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – In keeping with a tradition more than 20 years in the making, Holiday Express will provide the music Friday, Nov. 28, for Red...

November 21, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Nov. 21-28

By Flo Higgins We are now celebrating the unusual world of the Sagittarius. This is the third fire sign and the ninth sign of the Zodiac. Sagittarius gets along best...

November 21, 2014 | comments

Phoenix Production’s ‘Spamalot’ Offers Inspired Nonsense

By Philip Dorian Staging “Monty Python’s Spamalot” requires a dozen skilled character actors, that many ensemble singers and dancers, some chorus cuties who can change costumes in seconds and look...

November 21, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner for the Week of Nov. 21

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, Nov. 21 Jake Clemons, 8 p.m. The Stone Pony 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park 732-502-0600 Tickets $18.50 in advance, $20 at the door One Last...

November 21, 2014 | comments

‘Spamalot’ and ‘Camelot’ Gallop into Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – The Knights of the Round Table will be charging into Red Bank this week as productions of both “Camelot” and its spoof, “Spamalot,”...

November 14, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Birdman’

By Joan Ellis “Birdman” aims high and gets there.  It’s easy to explain the plot in a few short sentences, far harder to describe the mood created by director (and writer...

November 14, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Nov. 14 – 21

By Flo Higgins If you are dealing with the soul born this week you should be aware that the fixed, emotional sign of Scorpio works hard to combine the freedom...

November 14, 2014 | comments

A Pair of Broadway Winners

By Philip Dorian The Playbill bios for the two “On the Town” leads could not be more dissimilar. Megan Fairchild is a principal dancer with New York City Ballet whose...

November 14, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner for the Week of Nov. 14

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, Nov. 14 Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools, 8 p.m. Pollak Theatre 400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch 732-571-3400 Tickets $28 – $50 Friday through...

November 14, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Nov. 7 – 14

BY Flo Higgins Certainly one of the kindest and most understanding of the Scorpio family celebrates a birthday this week. This birthday person has the magnetic nature of the Scorpio,...

November 8, 2014 | comments

Spreading Kindness One Dance at a Time

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Red Bank will be among the 80 cities in 30 countries to take part in the 3rd Annual Dance for Kindness, a worldwide...

November 8, 2014 | comments

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