Arts & Entertainment
Theater & Performance
At a rehearsal of August Wilson's "King Hedley II" at Two River Theater in Red Bank, director Brandon J. Dirden speaks softly and lets Wilson's language soar.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey needed a place for its stuff. It found that, and rehearsal and design space to boot, in an old valve factory in Florham Park.
While his brother achieves film and TV fame, Jonathan Dinklage thrives under the stage as lead violinist of Broadway’s Hamilton.
The Director of Creative Writing at Princeton University and Pulitzer Prize winner sat down with us to discuss how New Jersey has affected her work.
When Nell Irvin painter returned to college, after retiring from a prestigious career as an author, historian and professor at Princeton University, she faced plenty of questions. Most often: Why? Painter, already a Harvard PhD., was 64 when she enrolled as an undergraduate at Rutgers’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, where she earned a […]
New Jersey is a hotbed of contemporary poets. Ever wonder why?
At this Haddon Township school, accordion lessons are still the rage.
The Bouncing Souls will headline Stoked for the Summer, an annual gathering of the quartet’s friends and fans at the Stone Pony Summer Stage, on August 4.
Southside Johnny stays close to his roots—musically, spiritually and geographically.
Museums & Exhibits
Glass is the heart of the WheatonArts Fall Festival—but other crafts abound.
"Lace, Not Lace: Contemporary Fiber Art From Lacemaking Techniques” will be exhibited at Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton September 23-January 6.
“Kara Walker: Virginia’s Lynch Mob and Other Works,” opens September 15 at the Montclair Art Museum.
Things To Do
Kayak tours mean exercise, relaxation and fresh air—plus a break from cell phones and other modern distractions.
Dump trucks and ’dozers are the draw at this unique amusement park.
Where yoga mats are shared with joyful barnyard companions.
Film & Television
Former Glee star Lea Michele talks about her Tenafly roots, her current tour with Darren Criss, her love of Barbra Streisand and her favorite Jersey restaurant.
Amy Aquino, a Teaneck native and actress, has appeared in Working Girl, Moonstruck and Everybody Loves Raymond. Now she's making a splash on Amazon Prime's Bosch.
Nick Acocella's NJTV show, "Pasta and Politics" combines three of his passions: Cooking, eating, and politics.