|Algonquin Arts Theatre Summer Camps Enrolling Now|
(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- A full lineup of Summer Camps returns to Algonquin Arts Theatre in downtown Manasquan this summer. Acting and musical theatre camps grouped by grade level begin June 28 and run for one or two weeks through mid-August. All camps will include a final showcase on the Algonquin stage.
|Playhouse 22 Goes To The Movies|
(EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Kicking off just in time for the Academy Awards, Playhouse 22's newest online concert is currently streaming at Playhouse22.org. "Playhouse 22 Goes to the Movies" is the third online concert event produced by the East Brunswick-based community theater troupe. Presenting songs made popular on the silver screen from such films as the Wizard of Oz, Dirty Dancing, 9-5 and much more.
|George Street Playhouse Presents "Tiny Beautiful Things" Streaming May 4-23|
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- George Street Playhouse (GSP) is continuing the season with Tiny Beautiful Things, a heart-tugging production based on the best-selling novel by Cheryl Strayed. Oscar-nominated writer, Nia Vardalos adapts Strayed’s book based on the Dear Sugar advice column into an enrapturing and uplifting play that surges with emotion. The show's stars GSP veterans, John Bolger, Kelly Dulin, Ryan George and Laiona Michelle. Streaming will begin May 4 and will run through May 23, 2021.
|Kansas Releases "The Wall" From Upcoming Live Album|
KANSAS, America’s legendary progressive rock band has released another track from their upcoming, new live album Point of Know Return Live & Beyond out May 28, 2021. The song was recorded on February 22, 2020 at the Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville, TN. The album includes New Jersey native Tom Brislin on keyboards and vocals.
|AS IS To Perform At Sourland Mountain Happy Hour on May 6th|
(HILLSBOROUGH, NJ) -- On Thursday, May 6 at 6:00pm, the enchanting duo of AS IS will perform at the 4th “Sourland Mountain Happy HoursTM”, a live music series offered via Zoom on the first Thursday of each month. Proceeds benefit New Jersey artists and the Sourland Conservancy. Series runs May 6 and June 3 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. Suggested donation is $10.
|Morris Museum Presents The Rhythm Method Performing Music From Under-heard Female Composers On May 9th|
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Whether you are a mother, have a mother or any combination thereof, instead of waiting to get into an overpriced restaurant with limited seating, why not treat yourself to an innovative, tuneful concert on Mother's Day instead? The Morris Museum present The Rhythm Method, an all-female string ensemble, on Sunday, May 9th at 7:00pm. They will be performing the music of under-heard female composers.
|Christian Beach Releases "Paper Ships"|
Christian Beach, a longtime fixture of the New Jersey music scene, has released a new studio version of his song “Paper Ships” as a standalone single, which is available for streaming or download at ChristianBeach.net along with an accompanying music video.
|Monument Of A Memory Releases "Seeking Somewhere"|
Monument Of A Memory has released a new single and video for "Seeking Somewhere", a track that will appear on the band's forthcoming album. The band is a modern metal act founded by four longtime friends from Bergen County. The video for the song was directed by Eric DiCarlo at SquareUp Studios.
|Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces Dancers For "The Bridge" April 26-30|
(FORT LEE, NJ) -- In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company has established a new dance institute through Zoom, The Bridge. The Institute’s aim is to bring together dancers, choreographers and directors around the world to experience the master teachers of color whose practices are embedded in the community and are focused on advancing the art of dance that transform the personal, environmental and metaphysical spaces.
|Brooke Katsafados, New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble Dancer, To Receive Governor's Student Award For Artistic Excellence and Leadership In Dance|
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble Dancer, Brooke Katsafados, a senior from Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey will receive a Governor’s Award for Arts Education: Student Award for Artistic Excellence and Leadership in Dance.
|Monmouth County Park System To Release 2021 Parks & Program Guide|
(LINCROFT, NJ) -- This summer go on an Evening Garden Walk, discover a Glow in the Dark Zipline, and enjoy A Night of Jazz and Blues with the Monmouth County Park System. Other upcoming offerings include Campfire & Sandcasting, Beach Bash Yoga Flow and Under the Sea. Check out the summer issue of the Park System’s Parks & Programs Guide for those and other exciting arts & crafts, nature, recreation and sports programs planned for June, July and August.
|Monmouth County Park System Offers Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir|
(HOWELL, NJ) -- Look for turtles, egrets, herons, ospreys and other wildlife in their natural habitat during a boat tour of the Monmouth County Park System’s Manasquan Reservoir. Led by a Park System Naturalist, these 45-minute tours leave from the Visitor Center, Windeler Road, Howell. Tours are offered at the top of the hour from 2:00pm-5:00pm on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, May 1-September 6. Wednesday afternoon tours are offered at 2:00pm, 3:00pm & 4:00pm from July 7-August 25. Evening tours are offered at 6:00pm & 7:00pm on the first Friday of June, July and August. All tours are weather and water level dependent.
|Newark To Start A Shared Dockless Bike and Scooter Program|
(NEWARK, NJ) -- On April 22, 2021, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced the adoption of a new Municipal Ordinance that establishes a permit process for the operations of shared dockless bikes and scooters in the public right-of-way, clearing the way to bringing a new mobility option to residents of Newark.