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Breathing Life Into Batman

By | April 28, 2015
Michael Uslan describes his struggles to bring Batman to the silver screen in a new memoir—The Boy Who Loved Batman....
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Rutgers Amps Up Opera Studies

By | March 13, 2015
The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University looks to expand its opera program. ...
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The Folk Project, a nonprofit, artistic community centered around music, seeks to recapture the magic of the coffeehouse. ...
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Whodunnit?

By | May 6, 2015
If it’s a best-selling crime novel, the answer is probably Ridgewood’s Harlan Coben....
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Barbara Sinatra recounts her 22-year marriage to the Chairman of the Board in her new memoir Lady Blue Eyes: My Life With Frank Sinatra....
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Cape Crusader

By | April 6, 2015
Roy Steinberg, an established Hollywood director and producer of soap operas, leaves LA for the stage in Cape May. ...
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Car Cultured

By | May 8, 2015
Couples can step back into the not-so-distant past at the Delsea Drive-In, where dinner-and-a-movie all takes place in one romantic location (on wheels)....
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New Yorker writer and humorist Ian Frazier releases a new book—Travels in Siberia (Farrar, Strauss, and Grioux)—about traveling in Russia. ...
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I’m Not Done Yet’

By | March 16, 2015
Hubert Sumlin, the progenitor of a sound that has roots in the Mississippi Delta, will play at Centenary College as part of a two day blues festival. ...
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A Suburban Gem Keeps Shining

By | March 11, 2015
The Montclair Art Museum establishes itself as an outstanding regional museum with an extensive collection of American art. ...
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Telling ACORN’s Story

By | May 6, 2015
A book about ACORN documents its transition from a successful grassroots organization to a scandal-plagued group that was the focus of a major congressional investigation. ...
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The New York Times’s editorial page editor has no lack of opinions....
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Glorifying Jersey

By | March 16, 2015
A noted Hollywood screenwriter uses her Jersey roots to help inform her storytelling. ...
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East Orange native Dionne Warwick reminisces about growing up in New Jersey, and how the music of the streets that surrounded her helped propel her to super-stardom....
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The Doctor Is In

By | March 18, 2015
Heart surgeon Mehmet Oz still cracks chests, but his bigger mission is making America healthy again....
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A new twist on the science-fiction classic "War of the Worlds" draws people to Cape May in search of adventure....
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We sit down for a Q&A with Jesse Eisenberg, the 27-year-old East Brunswick-reared actor who plays Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg in David Fincher's upcoming film The Social Network....
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Cast System

By | March 12, 2015
For starry-eyed high school students, today’s ambitious musical productions mean longer hours, harder work—and a license to spit....
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A Q&A with Judge Nelson Johnson, whose book—Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City—was made into an HBO miniseries. ...
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The Watchman

By | March 16, 2015
Critic David Bianculli has made a career out of taking TV seriously....
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