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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 05-22-19

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MPAC Announces Two Free Summer Outdoor Concert Series

NJPAC Announces Sounds of the City Lineup for Summer 2019

National Endowment for the Arts Gives Princeton Festival $13,000 Grant for Opera Nixon in China

Eighties Tribute Group, Jessie's Girl to Rock Wellmont Theater on June 7

Lambertville To Hold Annual Memorial Day Parade On May 27



Count Basie Center for the Arts To Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Dale Franzen


Political Commentator and Author David Frum To Talk at SOPAC

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- On May 23 at 7:30pm, the South Orange Performing Arts Center presents political commentator David Frum as part of its Independent Voices series.  He will speak about Real Problems, Real Solutions: Transformative Ideas for Todays Political ...

White Eagle Hall Presents The Motet

On the Heels of Ribbon-Cutting, Builder, Roger Mumford and T. Thomas Fortune Foundation To Receive Historical Preservation Award

Centenary Stage's Young Performers Workshop Presents Annual Spring Festival of Shows

Jersey City Theater Center presents "Love Letters" by A.R. Gurney

Forte Dramatic Productions Presents "Inherit The Wind" at Kelsey Theatre

Spiral Sounds Presents The Sea, The Sea

Alesso and Zedd To Headline Shows at DAER Nightclub Across Memorial Day Weekend

Emmy Winning Writer, Christopher Canaan
 To Present Staged Reading of "Sprinkles & Glaze"

Austin Music Hall of Famer Gurf Morlix Brings CD Release Show to Belmar


"An Absolutely Amazing Rock Experience!" Rocktopia LIVE! at the State Theatre New Jersey

The audience of music lovers at New Brunswick’s State Theatre New Jersey this Sunday, May 5, 2019 evening anxiously awaits the start of tonight’s presentation of Rocktopia — the road version of the Broadway musical which fused 20th-century rock with some of the world’s greatest classical music. ...

"The Shared Meal" at Artworks

An Interview with Richard Williams of Kansas, Appearing at Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on May 31 and June 1

Foreigner LIVE! at BergenPAC

"Just Awesome!" LeAnn Rimes LIVE! at the Newton Theatre

Rowan University Exhibit Showcases Past and Present of SOHO20 Art Collective


Makin Waves with Secret Sound: All in the Jamily

This fall, Secret Sound will celebrate their 20th anniversary, but beforehand, they’ll help the Jersey Shore jam scene celebrate the 50th anniversaries of The Allman Brothers Band, The Meters and Little Feat at the Third Annual Makin Waves Jam ‘n’ Groove Fest on May 19 at the Brighton Bar in Long Branch. ...

Makin Waves Record of the Week: "FOMO" by The Vaughns

Makin Waves Scene Report with Makin Waves Fest, Radio Jersey, Rock Against Hate & more

ROCK ON! This Week's Sound Bites...5/16/19

New Jersey Stage Features Published During The Week Of 05-20-19

New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 05-22-19

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New Jersey Uncorked
While many throughout America may snicker at New Jersey’s nickname of The Garden State, the truth is we still have plenty of farmland throughout the state.  And, in the past few decades, many of these farms have been producing wine and increasingly award-winning wines.  The state now boasts about 50 wineries and David Mullen has not only visited them all, he’s visited some that haven’t even opened to the public yet.  He details his travels each week on his blog and in his book, New Jersey Uncorked: A Snob-Free Taste of NJ Wine, which was released at the end of last summer.

REVIEW: "Dogman"
A decade after scoring an international breakout hit with Gomorrah (a movie that would spawn an entire mini industry of spinoff prestige TV dramas), director Matteo Garrone returns to the world of Italian crime, though in a more intimate fashion, for Dogman.

George Street Returns Home: A Look At Their 2019-20 Season
“I had a dream, to quote Arthur Laurents, Mama Rose from Gypsy,” said David Saint, Artistic Director for George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick. “For years, I’ve had this dream, and today it’s finally coming true. This theater has been a dream long felt and held, and it’s finally happening because of a great public, private partnership between the city of New Brunswick, Mayor Cahill, the county, the Middlesex County Freeholders, the state, Chris Paladino and DEVCO, and many others to make this finally happen.”

Featured Music Video: "Heart of Gold" by Anjelia Pelay
This month's Featured Music Video is "Heart Of Gold" by Anjelia Pelay.

Maternal Instinct
“I would never have thought I would have a third child,” said singer-songwriter Sheli Monacchio.  “If you asked me a few years back that wasn’t even in the cards.  He’s what I consider to be a gift from the universe.”

REVIEW: "Under The Silver Lake"
Writer/director David Robert Mitchell made his feature debut back in 2010 with the coming of age drama The Myth of the American Sleepover, but he really announced himself with his followup, 2014’s It Follows, arguably the best horror movie of the past decade. With that film, Mitchell displayed an innate understanding of what makes a horror movie tick, and most of us thought he would stay in the genre, with many putting his name forward as a potential director for the rebooted Halloween franchise. It’s a surprise then that Mitchell has confounded expectations with Under the Silver Lake, a rambling gonzo adventure that largely defies categorization. It may be his third feature, but it plays very much like a ‘difficult second album’, in this case a four-sided prog rock concept album complete with gate-fold sleeve.

Getting Over
Imagine waking up one day to your own personal version of The Matrix in which everything you thought you knew about your family was a lie? 

Bongo Boy TV - Issue 58
Each issue of NJ Stage Magazine contains the latest episode of Bongo Boy TV showcasing great music videos from around the world.

Remembering Joe Harvard: It's Hard To Be A Saint In Two Cities
On Sunday, March 24, 2019, the music world lost one of the kindest souls I’ve ever met.  I say music world because although Joe Incagnoli (better known as Joe Harvard) had become an Asbury Park legend when he moved to the city in 2001, he was already a legend in Boston, and one who played a major role in the career of many bands who went on to become household names.

A Columbian Yankee In Nashville
Singer-Songwriter Diego Allessandro provides a travel log of his trip to Nashville and the first time performing there.

Makin Waves Record Roundup with Vendetta Rose, The New Black, and Pyrenesia
This month's Record Roundup takes a look at recent releases by Vendetta Rose, The New Black, and Pyrenesia.

Makin Waves with Taylor Tote
Taylor Tote chats about her new single and video, “Heart’s a Boomerang,” upcoming appearances at Jammin’ For Jaclyn and Makin Waves Fest, a national summer tour with Remember Jones and more!

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Damien Jurado with Anna St. Louis @ Hopewell Theater, Hopewell - 7:30pm


Heisenberg @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 8:00pm

The 14th Annual Basie Awards @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 7:00pm

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