Sunday, March 17, 2013
The season will begin on April 13 at 7 p.m. featuring Michaela McClain and Ethan Murphy.
The following information was provided by the Fanwood Performance Series. The Fanwood Arts Council and Mayor Colleen Mahr are pleased to announce the new season of the Fanwood Performing Arts Series. The new season will begin on April 13, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the Patricia M. Kuran Cultural Center (The historic carriage house). The spring series will also include performances on May 11, and June 8. The April performance will feature Michaela McClain and Ethan Murphy. Michaela McClain is a singer/songwriter whose folky/soul sound is reminiscent of Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse and James Taylor. Ethan Murphy is influenced by artists such as Aaron Lewis, Bill Withers and Chris Corrnell, he is currently finishing his upcoming album Last Light …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
They're all driveable, right in New Jersey, and open this weekend for the entire family.
If your kids are bored with the 'same old, same old' activities, try something new this weekend. Here are museums you've probably never heard of, but they have interesting stuff abounding to keep everyone busy and interested. Saturday, March 16 - Gloucester County Harrison Township Historical Society 'Going, Going, Gone... Features Vanishing Landmarks' Weekends, 1-4pm (Till 7pm on Second Saturdays) March 16 - May 19, 2013 (Closed Easter & Mother's Day) Old Town Hall 62 South Main Street, Mullica Hill Join the Harrison Township Historical Society for its spring exhibition, "Going, Going, Gone...Lost Landmarks of Harrison Township." Starting on March 16, the society will display various photographs and artifacts of lost, or soon to be lost…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
42nd Street will be performed on Jan. 25-27.
The Junior and Senior Performing Arts Companies from Front & Center for Performing Arts (located in Springfield) present 42nd Street from Friday, January 25th through Sunday, January 27th at the Ridge Performing Arts Center in Basking Ridge (268 South Finley Avenue). Tickets are $20 and $25 and can be purchased online at www.ridgepac.com. They can also be purchased at the door. 42nd Street is a big, bold musical set in 1933 that celebrates the stuff that dreams are made of. The amazingly talented actors in Front & Center’s Junior and Senior Performing Arts Company will perform 42nd Street on Friday, January 25 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 26 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm and Sunday, January 27, at 1:30 pm. The cast features Westfield, Scotch …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Picasso's Basement provides new website for residents to learn more about the programs offered.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The following information was provided by Picasso's Basement LLC. Picasso's Basement LLC in Fanwood announces its new website: www.picassosbasement.com. Picasso's Basement is a Fanwood-based Art Enrichment program and is running 3 art programs through the Fanwood Recreation Department this Winter. Owner and Instructor Paula Cohen-Martin says "I'm so excited to bring these unique art classes to the Fanwood Parks. I'm hoping people will read more about my program on the website. I love having the opportunity to getting kids interested in the arts and I'm thrilled to be in the Scotch Plains Fanwood area where these interests are encouraged" Paula's classes focus on self expression, tap children's creativity, and expose them to both …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Marquee funded by Union County HEART Grant Program
Monday, September 10, 2012
The following information was provided by the County of Union. Union Country Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella and Freeholder Vernell Wright (C) join Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr at the official ribbon cutting for the new marquee for the Patricia M. Kuran Cultural Arts Center on the front lawn of Fanwood Borough Hall on Martine Avenue. The marquee was funded through the Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program. For more information on any Union County press release, please contact Sebastian D’Elia, Communications Director for the County of Union, or Jim Lowney, 908-527-4711. Please join the County of Union online at www.ucnj.org On Facebook at www.ucnj.org/facebook On Twitter at http://twitter.…
Friday, September 7, 2012
Performances by Sharon Goldman and Martin Swinger
Singer-songwriters Sharon Goldman and Martin Swinger will be performing at the Patricia M. Kuran Cultrual Arts Center in Fanwood on Saturday at 7 p.m. Goldman is an acoustic-pop artist who has been writing songs and performing for over a decade and has completed four albums. She is a well-known musician on the East Coast, especially around the New York City area. Goldman performs both solo, with her guitar and alongside other musicians. Saturday evening she will be sharing the stage with Martin Swinger, known for his swing and jazz style. Swinger's talent and presence are immediate when he gets on stage, according to a press release by the Patrcia M. Kuran Cultral Arts Center. Both artists have been acclaimed for their music by being …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Start St. Paddy's Day celebrations early with the special NJPAC show. Of course you could go another way, with Larry The Cable Guy and other performances this weekend.
The Borgata THIS WEEKEND: Saturday — DJs take center stage this weekend for the"Spring Break Party Skam Artist Takeover", 10 p.m., Mur.Mur and Mixx NEXT WEEK: Legendary Irish rockers The Saw Doctors help you celebrate St. Patrick's Day, 9 p.m., Saturday, March 17, The Music Box BOOK IT NOW: Liza Minelli brings her revue to the Event Center, 8 p.m., Saturday, March 24; Lewis Black rages about things large and small, 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, The Music Box; Kevin James takes a break from family-friendly films to perform his stand-up act, 8 p.m., April 7, Event Center. Check out theborgata.com for details about these and other shows. Kean University, Union THIS WEEKEND No Shows THIS WEEK No shows BOOK IT NOW ; Tao: …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Acclaimed pianist George Winston performs romantic mood music at Kean University, while Matt Nathanson does the singer/songwriter thing at the Wellmont; plus more options for a night on the town in North Jersey.
The Borgata THIS WEEKEND: DJs take center stage this weekend: Tonight: Eli Escobar returns, 10 p.m., Mur.Mur; Percussionist/DJ Ravi Drums performs at Mixx, with music by DJ Echo; 10 p.m., Saturday NEXT WEEK: Skam Artist Takeover: Spring Break, 10 p.m., Saturday, March 10, at Mixx BOOK IT NOW: Legendary Irish rockers The Saw Doctors help you celebrate St. Patrick's Day, 9 p.m., Saturday, March 17, The Music Box; Liza Minelli brings her revue to the Event Center, 8 p.m., Saturday, March 24; Lewis Black rages about things large and small, 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, The Music Box; Kevin James takes a break from family-friendly films to perform his stand-up act, 8 p.m., April 7, Event Center. Check out theborgata.com for…
Monday, February 6, 2012
A chance phone call lands Matt Capodicasa in a director role at Scotch Plains Fanwood High School that is reflective of his desire to stay involved in theater.
When the call came, Matt Capodicasa dismissed it. After pounding the proverbial pavement for two years trying to make it as an actor, the last thing he wanted to consider was getting further entrenched in acting or theater. "I was disillusioned with acting and a lot of business crap that goes on," Capodicasa said. "It’s a tough business and I realize that it wasn’t enough for me." On the other end of the line was Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School's Choral Director Laurie Wellman who was tasked with finding a way to put on SPFHS Repertoire Theatre’s 2011 production of Hairspray. "She thought it would be cool if we got some former students to come back and direct," Capodicasa said. “After she called me and I said no, so she called me again …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
From Good Homes rocks the Wellmont, The Nutcracker is a romantic journey, and other treats will get you in a festive frame of mind.
The Borgata, Atlantic City THIS WEEKEND Thursday through Sunday — The Borgata Comedy Club features a show with Jeff Pirami, Rob Magnotti and Vic DiBitetto, 9 p.m. NEXT WEEK Vinnie Mark, Jodi Weiner, JJ Ramirez tickle the funny bones of Music Box audiences, Dec. 22-24, all shows start at 9 p.m. BOOK IT NOW Fitz and the Tantrums, 9p.m., Friday, Dec. 30; New Year's Eve party with comedian Seth Meyers, 7 and 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31, Rob Thomas, 9 p.m., Jan. 6-7, The Music Box; Frankie Valli, 9 p.m., Jan 13, The Music Box Check out theborgata.com for details about these and other shows. Kean University, Union THIS WEEKEND Through Friday — "Claiming Citizenship: African-Americans and New Deal Photography," presented by the Kean …