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Dreamcatcher’s Multiple Personality Disorder: Improv Comedy for Halloween


(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, celebrates Halloween with an evening of improv comedy featuring its resident troupe, Multiple Personality Disorder, on October 27. This unpredictable evening is an affordable, enjoyable evening that is packed with laughs from start to finish. ...

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


Three Dog Night To Perform In Newton


Seton Hall University Chorus Launches Season With: A Concert For Hope


2018 International Film Festival Brings 4 Award Winning Foreign Films To Vineland


Luna Stage Launches “Short & Show” with Midnights on Screen Then Pirira on Stage





 

EVENTS THIS WEEK

ROCKTOPIA To Come To BergenPAC

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA launches a national tour this fall that includes a stop at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) for one night only on Thursday, October 18 at 7:30pm.  The fall performances featur ...

 
Circle Players To Hold Auditions For "After The Revolution"

GlassRoots Honors The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey & Laureen Meehan at Annual Gala

OCC Repertory Theatre Presents "Almost, Maine"

NJ Rep Presents "Wolf At The Door"

Theater To Go Presents "A Raisin In The Sun"

American Repertory Ballet Presents "Coppelia" at State Theatre


FEATURES

“Brilliant!” The Young Dubliners LIVE! at Toms River’s Grunin Center


It’s a mild Saturday, September 29, 2019 evening as fans of Celtic rock are streaming into Toms River, NJ’s Grunin Center of the Arts for a concert by The Young Dubliners. ...

 
A Tribute to Roy Orbison, The Beach Boys, and Frankie Valli at the PNC Bank Arts Center


Kevin Sampson: Solo Exhibitions In New Jersey and Beyond


An Interview with Rusty Young Who Celebrates 50 Years of Poco this Saturday at SOPAC!


Playwright Walter Anderson Talks About "The Trial Of Donna Caine"


Swan Lake: The Atlantic City Ballet LIVE! at The Strand Lakewood



COLUMNS

Makin Waves with Evangelia: "In the Digital Age"


Evangelia will celebrate the release of her fifth single in less than a year, “Windowseat,” which is in collaboration with the L.A. indie electronic duo Sleeping Lion,  on Nov. 1 at Bowery Electric in New York City. ...

 
Makin Waves Record of the Week: The Hidden Cabins Band EP by Hidden Cabins


Makin Waves Scene Report with Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market and much more


ROCK ON! This Week's Sound Bites...10/11/18


PODCAST: 2 Guys From Jersey - Episode 53


New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 10-16-18



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
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018


MUSIC

DON FELDER @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 8:00pm

The Tenors: Fan Favorites Tour @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 7:30pm

An Evening with Emily Saliers @ Pollak Theatre, West Long Branch - 7:30pm


THEATRE

The Shuck @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 7:30pm

The Color Purple @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn - 7:30pm

Auditions: A Charlie Brown Christmas @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 7:00pm







DANCE

So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2018 @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 7:00pm

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