Premiere Stages Presents Virtual Reading Of "Councilman" by Lucien Edme on January 19
(UNION, NJ) -- Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a virtual reading of "Councilman" by Lucien Edme (Class of '21) on Tuesday, January 19 at 3:20pm. The Bauer Boucher Student Playwriting Award winning play will be directed by John J. Wooten. The reading will be performed via Zoom followed by a short Q&A with the playwright.
Singer/Songwriter Robert Eberle Releases "Gone Goin’"
Singer/Songwriter Robert Eberle released his eclectic new single "Gone Goin’" to Spotify and all the major services on Januart 15, 2021. Written and engineered by the enigmatic New York based multi instrumentalist - with a little help from and the mixing and mastering magic of Colton Lava and a feature by recording artist Ben Tempelman (known as Ben T) - "Gone Goin'" is Eberle’s first single release this year.
Ocean County College Partnering with STEAM Leader To Offer Virtual Camps for Youngsters Aged 8 to 14
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Ocean County College is offering a suite of virtual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) camps from January to August 2021 for children aged 8 to 14. The programs are provided via a partnership with Black Rocket, a national leader in STEAM education for children.
Art House Productions Releases "Black Tom Island" - Their First Radio Play
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions released their first audio play, Black Tom Island by Martin Casella on Monday, January 18. This free audio play will be available for download on the Art House website and YouTube page. Based on an actual incident that took place in Jersey City in 1916, Black Tom Island explores the first documented terrorist attack on American soil through the lens of a fictionalized Slovak immigrant and his wife who may or may not be involved in the attack.
"The Influencers: Forever Who We Are" Pays Tribute To Saves The Day
In 2001, the New Jersey based band Saves The Day released the record Stay What You Are, breaking them into the mainstream and spreading their influential reach across the globe. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album’s release, True State Entertainment compiled 12 unique, rising East Coast artists to create their own spin on the album’s songs.
Algonquin Arts Presents "Mass Appeal"
(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Algonquin Arts presents Mass Appeal by Bill C. Davis across four performances March 20-28, 2021. Limited seating is available for this play which explores the conflict between an established older priest and the impassioned young seminarian. Set in the backdrop of the Catholic Church, this drama of "need to hear" vs. "want to hear" could be acted out in many different universes.
Downtown New Jersey Focuses on Recovery, Creativity, and Adaptability in the Face of Covid-19 at Annual Conference
Downtown New Jersey’s annual conference has gone virtual this year, but New Jersey’s premiere economic development event will continue to offer insights and lessons into downtown management best practices, as well as development, business, and retail market trends. The public and media are invited to participate in this year’s conference, Downtown Recovery: Survive and Thrive in 2021, a three-day celebration and networking experience that will take place on Tuesday, January 19, Thursday, January 21, and Friday, January 22.
Jon Caspi & The First Gun Release "She Is Fine" Featuring Dez Cadena
Longstanding and well-known on the New Jersey punk scene, Jon Caspi & The First Gun, have released a new track entitled "She Is Fine." It features the punk rock legend Dez Cadena (of Black Flag, Misfits, FLAG) who became an official member of Jon Caspi & The First Gun in 2016.
Trenton Downtown Association Announces Retirement of Executive Director Tom Gilmour
(TRENTON, NJ) -- Tom Gilmour, Executive Director of Trenton Downtown Association (TDA), has announced his retirement, effective January 31, 2021. Patricia Hall has been appointed TDA’s Interim Executive Director by its Board of Directors.