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Max Weinberg's Jukebox To Perform At Grunin Center in Toms River


(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Following Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s hugely successful “The River Tour 2016-2017,” Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame drummer Max Weinberg announced a new touring concept for the small venue: “Max Weinberg’s Jukebox.” On Sunday, November 18 at 7:00pm, Weinberg will present this truly interactive experience at the Jay ...

 
Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird to perform at Monmouth University


East Lynne Theater Co presents "Sherlock Holmes’ Adventure of the Speckled Band"


Screaming Females announce spring European tour dates


Kean University Launches Family and Children's Film Series


Clayton Prince and Judith Lightfoot Clarke Join The Cast of "New Feathers" For November 15th Show





 

EVENTS THIS WEEK

The Shakespeare Theatre Kicks Off Fall Season with Classic British Comedy, "Charley's Aunt"

(MADISON, NJ) -- The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s 56th season leaps into the chill of autumn with a classic that will warm the hearts of people of all ages. Charley’s Aunt, the hilarious late 19th century co ...

 
Hopewell Theater To Celebrate Halloween With Fright Fest Week of Horror Films

Artist Talk: Kevin Blythe Sampson in Conversation with Renee Stout

Friends! The Musical Parody Comes To MPAC

Mahwah Museum To Hold "Vinyl Listening Party" Celebrating Albums By Jersey Artists

JCTC Presents Unbossed & Unbowed, a new play about the life & times of Shirley Chisholm

Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle, Shawn Colvin, Lila Downs & More To Take Part In "The Lantern Tour" In Collingswood


FEATURES

“He Always Keeps Us Coming Back for More!” Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone LIVE! at The Strand Lakewood


A recap and photos from the Herman's Hermits show at The Strand on October 6th. ...

 
Cliffside Park, NJ Celebrates "Cousin Bruce Morrow Day!"


Cynthia Sayer and Her Joyride Quartet LIVE! at Toms River’s Grunin Center


Heather Ujiie Explores "Terra Incognita" At Rowan University Art Gallery


Plant Yourself at Exit 82 Theatre Company’s Little Shop of Horrors!


Ballet, Boxing and Street Dance Gangs?! An Artist Profile of Mark Roxey



COLUMNS

Makin Waves with Wetbrain: Something Artsy This Way Comes


The prolific pop-art band Wetbrain are back with their third release in less than two years, “Things You Think You Thought You Knew.”  ...

 
Makin Waves Record of The Week: "Trip Around The Sun" by The Grip Weeds


Makin Waves Scene Report with The Paper Jets, Miles Nxbxdy, Black Flamingos and more


ROCK ON! This Week's Sound Bites...1018/18


PODCAST: 2 Guys From Jersey - Episode 54


New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 10-22-18



MAGAZINE
NJ Stage Magazine
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Bram Stoker's Dracula
Long before we had Twilight and True Blood, one vampire ruled them all - Dracula.  Bram Stoker’s classic horror novel brought Count Dracula from Transylvania to Victorian London.  In this blood thirsty tale of terror, the city seems helpless against his power, and only one man, Dr. Van Helsing, can stop the carnage.  But to do this, he must uncover the vampire’s lair and pierce his heart with a wooden stake.  

REVIEW: "Cold War"
Back in 2006, German cinema scored something of a breakout global hit with Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s The Lives of Others, which followed the travails of a group of disgruntled, pro-western artists in communist era East Germany. At the time I couldn’t help viewing the protagonists of Von Donnersmarck’s drama as the sort of people who would be just as discontented with their lot if they found themselves living in the capitalist west. The grass is always greener on the other side.

Makin Waves Record Roundup: Doc Rotten, The Mercury Brothers, and Sonic Blume
This month Bob Makin takes a look at recent releases from Doc Rotten, The Mercury Brothers, and Sonic Blume.

Baba Babee Skazala
Among the many intriguing films being screened at New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2018, one title immediately caught our eye — Baba Babee Skazala: Grandmother Told Grandmother.  

NJ Film Fest Preview: October 2018
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2018 runs from September 14 to October 26 on the Rutgers University Campus in New Brunswick, NJ. Showcasing new international films, American independent features, animation, experimental and short subjects, and cutting-edge documentaries, the New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2018 will feature over 30 film screenings.  

Featured Music Video: "Pretty Lies" by Nalani & Sarina
This month's featured music video us "Pretty Lies" by Nalani & Sarina

Hendrix & Cream At Monmouth University
Imagine getting to see Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton perform on the same night? That’s physically impossible, but the next best thing will take place on Saturday, October 13th when Monmouth University presents Kiss The Sky and Heavy Cream - two tribute bands that do all they can to provide the most authentic concerts around.

House On Haunted Hill
House On Haunted Hill is a classic B-movie by William Castle that came out in 1959.  It starred Vincent Price as a millionaire who offers $10,000 to five people who agree to spend the night locked in a house he’s rented on Haunted Hill.

Bongo Boy TV - Issue 51
The latest episode of Bongo Boy TV showcasing great music videos from around the world.

REVIEW: "Black 47"
In a year that has offered cinemagoers culturally distinctive takes on the western genre from countries as disparate as Australia (Sweet Country), Indonesia (Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts) and South Africa (Five Fingers for Marseille), it’s no surprise to find Irish cinema adopting the tropes of that most traditionally American of genres.

Larry Weiss: A Second Chance At A First Impression
Many people have their jaws drop when they first learn that the classic country song, “Rhinestone Cowboy” was actually written by a Jersey boy.  

INSIDE MUSIC: A little bird told me
My plan was to spend 10 or 15 minutes soaking up nutrients from the sun.  It became so much more.  Indeed, it was a quiet Sun-day morning on my deck, surrounded by lush trees, cool woods, a creek…and all kinds of beautiful birds. 

Hopewell Theater To Celebrate Halloween With Fright Fest Week of Horror Films
(HOPEWELL, NJ) -- For an entire week, Hopewell Theater will celebrate Halloween with, Fright Fest, a mini fest of classic Halloween horror films from October 25 - 31, 2018. The slate of films are icons of horror cinema, and will be displayed in all their gory glory on the big screen. 

An interview with Shawn Fisher
Cape May Stage presents the World Premiere of The Shuck by Shawn Fisher from September 19 through November 9th. Fisher grew up in Vineland, NJ and remains very connected to South Jersey despite being the Head of the MFA Program in Theatre at Utah State University.  He started the National Playwrights Symposium along with Roy Steinberg at Cape May Stage in 2013 and returns each year to be part of it. In addition to being a playwright, he’s also a set designer who has created sets for many theatres throughout New Jersey.





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Event calendar
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018


MUSIC

LOS LOBOS & FUNKY FEAT @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 7:30pm

Music of Cream @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm


MISC

Carla Hall @ iPlay America, Freehold - 6:00pm

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