Most Recent in Arts & Entertainment

Rahway Adds to Its Resume as Hub for the Arts

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
The arts have been central to Rahway's revitalization plans, and the new Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts is the newest addition to the city's performing arts scene. ...
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Before the Fast Lane

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh fondly recalls his Jersey years....
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Pearls of Culture

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Need an indoor break from the beach? The Shore offers more than sun and sand....
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Saving Surflight

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
An artistic director in his second year on the job hopes to restore the Surflight Theater on Long Beach Island to prominence. ...
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T. Rex Redux

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Millions of years ago, dinosaurs roamed the Meadowlands. Now Bloomfield impresario Guy Gsell is bringing them back in animatronic form to educate kids of all ages....
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Stealing A Criminal Life

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
A former Star-Ledger editor turns to crime fiction to help him better explore the subtle realities of life. ...
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Writer Harvey Araton: On Yogi Berra and His Valet

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
A new book from a New York Times sports columnist charts the progressively deepening relationship between Ron Guidry and Yogi Berra. ...
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Super Dudes

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
Reality TV’s newest Jersey haunt is quirky director Kevin Smith’s Red Bank comic-book store....
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Queen Latifah: Still Reigning

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Our Q&A with Queen Latifah covers her latest film, the Garden State's influence on her inspirational books, and the possibility of releasing a new album. ...
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Tea Party Like It’s 1774

By Ken Schlager | 01/20/2022
In Ten Tea Parties: Patriotic Protests That History Forgot, New Jersey-based historian Joseph Cummins shines a bright light on some obscure and forgotten rebellions from America's past. ...
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Author Janet Evanovich: Plum Page to Screen

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/27/2015
Our Q&A with Janet Evanovich focuses on how her inaugural Stephanie Plum novel made it into movie theaters...albeit 17 years after publication. ...
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Author Joyce Carol Oates: New Jersey Noir

By New Jersey Monthly | 12/09/2022
We spoke with noted author and Princeton University professor Joyce Carol Oates about her work, her latest editing effort and life in New Jersey....
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When Bruce Is The Soundtrack

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
Robert J. Wiersema's book Walk Like a Man: Coming of Age with the Music of Bruce Springsteen, personalizes the impact of the rock superstar's musical canon. ...
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Actor Paul Sorvino: Going Solo

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
Our Q&A with Paul Sorvino covers his film career, his relationship with his children, and his under-the-radar singing apperances. ...
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Patch Work

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
AOL’s hyperlocal sites are sprouting all over the Garden State. How do they fit in New Jersey’s changing media landscape?...
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Lost in the Pines

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
The Saturday-night scene at Albert Music Hall transports country music fans back to a simpler time....
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Mary Higgins Clark, the First Lady of Suspense

By New Jersey Monthly | 02/02/2020
Author Mary Higgins Clark’s stellar career began with three simple questions. ...
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We chat with Gaslight Anthem front man Brian Fallon about his Jersey roots, his band's upcoming European tour, and "the Bruce thing" he has no desire to shake. ...
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Where Has Everybody Gone?

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
New Jersey native Tom Perrotta's new novel The Leftovers imagines what happens after the Rapture....
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At Zimmerli, the Secret is Out

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/12/2015
The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick is one of the largest university art museums in the country. ...
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