Arts & Entertainment

Voyage to Her Roots

April 24, 2015

For poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan, a working-class childhood in gritty Paterson inspired a lifetime of luminous literature....
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Every morning for a decade, a Montclair artist crafts meticulous collages from the daily paper. ...
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Raised in Montville, actress Angeline Rose Troy prepares for her moment in the spotlight in the upcoming dark comedy Just Before I Go....
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E-cigarettes, once simply a means to quit smoking, have spawned a new culture, with meeting places, collectible pipes and a rainbow of fruity flavors. ...
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Younger All the Time

April 10, 2015

Pamela Redmond Satran’s novel about a middle-aged Jersey mom with a secret gets the Darren Star treatment for TV....
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A South Jersey dentist by day, by night Dr. James Wiener transforms into his alter ego, comedian Jimmie Lee....
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The acclaimed author of "Good Hair" recollects a dark period in her life following her mother's death. ...
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The 70 South Gallery in Morristown is calling photographers to submit images for an exhibit it is mounting to coincide… Read the rest

The Jersey Collective project recruits photographers to snap stunning pictures around the state. ...
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Allan Pepper, former owner of The Bottom Line, is releasing "The Bottom Line Archives Series,” a collection of recordings from the historic club's heyday. ...
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A River Edge sophomore has earned $70,000 in seven months from his popular online game....
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A veteran pop writer is halfway through a 350-song playlist....
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An old Jersey City factory becomes a showplace for art and dance....
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Knifing the News

March 11, 2015

These are the hands of Montclair artist Peter Jacobs. Every single morning for the last 10 years, without missing a… Read the rest

Darryl Kubian is a rarity. The New Jersey native, who lives in Pompton Lakes, is both composer and working musician. His work as a composer will be highlighted in March, when the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra premieres O for a Muse of Fire, Kubian’s concert overture based on Shakespeare’s Henry V....
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At 89, renowned Saddle River guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli is still swinging. ...
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America has given Russian-born author Elena Gorokhova the opportunity to express herself—and hunt for bargains....
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Bloomfield Blossoms

February 9, 2015

Bloomfield College and municipal officials are collaborating to revitalize the Essex County town's historic center, and it's working....
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CNN correspondent Dana Bash strides through the Capitol, greeting politicians and finding stories in the back stairwells. Next assignment: covering the GOP presidential candidates....
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Mount Laurel singer/songwriter Rob Lincoln may have a place in the record books with his new album, which features 300 songs of varying genres....
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