(NEWARK, NJ) -- On November 29, 2021, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., Commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Robert Asaro-Angelo, Essex County Board of Commissioners President Wayne L. Richardson, Deputy Mayor for Employment & Training Rahaman Muhammad, Newark Municipal Council Members, and other dignitaries deployed the Newark Workforce on Wheels (NewarkWOW) mobile unit to connect residents with employment opportunities. The event took place at Pennington Court, located at 214 South Street.
Split Second Meltdown Releases "Big Game Hunting"
Tens of thousands have seen Jersey City artist Rob Clores perform alongside The Black Crowes, Tom Jones, Charli_xcx, Jesse Malin and Alejandro Escovedo. But now the gifted multi-instrumentalist described by none other than Sir Paul McCartney as a “great talent,” is back in the spotlight with his own solo project, Split Second Meltdown. Following his critically-acclaimed 2020 self-titled debut EP, Clores has delivered a killer new single entitled “Big Game Hunting.”
Old Library Theatre presents "Unexpected Joy"
(FAIR LAWN, NJ) -- Old Library Theatre will present the first licensed, NYC area premiere of Unexpected Joy with book & lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Janet Hood. Unexpected Joy is the story of three generations of female singers, long-held family tensions, and a week together where change is in the air. Performances take place December 3-5 at the George Frey Center for the Performing Arts in The Fair Lawn Community Center in Fair Lawn.
Eagle Theatre Announces Its 2022 Mini Season
(HAMMONTON, NJ) -- Eagle Theatre has announced its first mainstage productions since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a “mini season” of two plays that celebrate the power of art to transform our lives. These two shows, the first produced under the leadership of producing artistic director Angela Longo and managing director Matthew Reddin, will safely welcome audiences back to the theatre’s historic venue in downtown Hammonton through continuing safety protocols and an updated HVAC system. Additional programming, including Fall 2022 mainstage shows, will be announced in the coming months.
"Elf, The Musical" Brings Holiday Cheer To Manasquan
(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- The Algonquin’s 2021-2022 Broadway Series is on sale now, featuring five productions. Elf the Musical opened on November 21, 2021 and the remaining shows through December 12 are expected to sell out soon. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).
The Lighthouse International Film Society Screens "Hive" on December 15th
(LOVELADIES, NJ) -- The Lighthouse International Film Society will present a screening of Hive at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences Wednesday, December 15th at 7:30. (doors open at 6:45) Sassafras Hill Farm will be at the screening selling local honey and farm produce. Firefly Gallery will be there selling candles and unique gifts. Seating will be limited so get your tickets today!
Paper Mill Playhouse announces auditions for 2022 Summer Professional Training Programs for gifted young artists
(MILLBURN, NJ) --- Paper Mill Playhouse has announced auditions for the institution’s 2022 Summer Training Programs including the prestigious Summer Musical Theater Conservatory or the Musical Theater Intensive. Paper Mill Playhouse welcomes audition videos from students 10-18 years old.
Former NJ Film Festival Winner "Into Schrodinger's Box" To Stream With Fandor
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- Cinedigm has announced that Into Schrödinger's Box, the psychological thriller from directors Amir Ganjavie and Nasim Naghavi that was named Best Feature Film at the New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2021, is coming exclusively to the Company's independent streaming service, Fandor, starting December 1.
MPAC to Hold Holiday Food Drive Throughout December
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is holding a food drive this holiday season with all donations going to nourish.NJ. Patrons attending events in December are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items and personal care items at shows. Donations may also be dropped off at the box office during regular business hours (Monday through Saturday from 10:00am – 6:00pm).
Light of Day WinterFest 2022 To Return To Live In-Person Shows
(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The Light of Day Foundation has announced WinterFest 2022, the annual music festival taking place January 7-17 in Asbury Park, Red Bank, Montclair, New York City and Rockland County. “Bob’s Birthday Bash” will take place on Friday, January 14 at the Count Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre.