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We found "First Night" celebrations, fireworks shows and an underwater event to help you kick off the New Year. Plus, keep the celebration going on New Year's Day with family- and dog-friendly parties....
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The New Milford native stars in the reboot of the beloved childrens television show with a new name: Blue's Clues & You. ...
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New Jersey has a knack for breeding iconic singers and musicians. Here are eight pivotal moments in the careers of some of the Garden State’s most famous performers—plus one group of invaders from England and a slightly rotund fellow from Philadelphia....
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Tis the season for heartwarming holiday productions! ...
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The Sugar Plum Fairy, Mouse King and more characters from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker leap onto stages all over New Jersey. Join Clara, the young girl who is given a nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve, during her magical journey....
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Medicine the Musical gives med school a playful spin....
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“The Movement is in the Words”

By | November 14, 2018
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. ...
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Morris Plains married couple Jessica and Brendyn Hatfield take the ice as Jasmine and Aladdin in Disney on Ice presents Mickey's Search Party, coming to the Prudential Center in November....
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Historian Finds Freedom in Art

By | January 10, 2019
Nell Irvin 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 BFA followed by a MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design....
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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. ...
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New Jersey is a hotbed of contemporary poets. Ever wonder why?...
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Here’s a six-pack of places where you can satisfy your thirst for a good fright....
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Glass is the heart of the WheatonArts Fall Festival—but other crafts abound....
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Banjoist Cynthia Sayer Plays it Cool

By | September 18, 2018
Scotch Plains-born Cynthia Sayer is one of the world’s most accomplished jazz banjoists....
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"Lace, Not Lace: Contemporary Fiber Art From Lacemaking Techniques” will be exhibited at Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton September 23-January 6....
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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. ...
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“Kara Walker: Virginia’s Lynch Mob and Other Works,” opens September 15 at the Montclair Art Museum....
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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....
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One-hundred hot-air balloons of all shapes, sizes and colors will fill the sky above Hunterdon County on July 27-29 during the QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, the largest event of its kind in the country. ...
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