Tag: Count Basie Theatre

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

Exchange Students Learn Our Culture from Red Bank Tour

By Madelynne Kislovsky RED BANK – Twenty-two graduate students from the People’s Republic of China attended a delegation visit and tour of Red Bank Monday to broaden their understanding of...

October 1, 2015 | comments

The Polite and Hilarious Comic

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – “I was born. When I was 23 I started telling jokes. Then I started going on television and doing films. That’s still what...

September 29, 2015 | comments

Count Basie Unveils New Space for Its Theater Performing Arts Academy

By Madelynne Kislovsky RED BANK – The curtain has gone up on the Count Basie Theatre’s new Performing Arts Academy building, located at 111 Monmouth Street, next to the theater....

September 24, 2015 | comments

Springsteen Surprise at Count Basie

By Marion Lynch RED BANK – On the night before he turned 66, hometown rocker Bruce Springsteen gave a special gift to the sold-out crowd during the finale of the...

September 23, 2015 | comments