Monday, December 3, 2012
Performances will be held during the weekend of Dec. 15 and 16.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Marissa Millwater of Westfield and Shannon Touhey of Cranford will join world-renowned dancers when they appear in the lead soloist roles of “Clara” and “Fritz” in this year’s full-length production of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s much loved “The Nutcracker.” Internationally acclaimed dancers Jessica Batten, Milan Misko, Rosemary Sabovick-Bleich, Joseph Fritz, Reed Luplau, Jason Jordan, and Steffi Cheong, from such acclaimed dance companies as Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Jessica Lang Dance, NJ Ballet, Lar Lubovitch, Buglisi Dance Theatre, and DanceWorks Chicago will join the Ensemble for three performances at the Wilkins Theatre @ Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ on Saturday, December 15 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Kean University Concert Artist Series Begins 15th season on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The following release was provided by Kean Unversity: Under the direction of Dr. Anthony Scelba, the Conservatory of Music at Kean University will launch its 15th season with two concerts in Enlow Recital Hall. The first is a tribute to composer Franz Schubert and the second features compositions by Mozart and Tchaikovsky. A Schubertiade Sunday, September 23 at 3 p.m. Schubert's Fantasie for violin & piano in C major, Sei mir begrübt, op. posth.159, D. 934, and the glorious Piano Trio in E, op. 100, D. 929. Adrienne Kim, piano; Joanna Frankel, violin; and Na-Young Baek, cello Birds of a Feather Thursday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. Two melodic masterpieces: the greatest of string trios, Mozart’s Divertimento, K. 563, paired with Tchaikovsky’s…
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…
Friday, February 24, 2012
For sports fans, Seton Hall battles Rutgers in Big East hoops, Hugh Masakela inspires lovers of world music — and more ways to spend your weekend.
The Borgata THIS WEEKEND: DJs take center stage this weekend: Tonight — Eli Escobar, 10 p.m., Mur.Mur; Saturday — DJ Ruckus, 10 p.m., Mur.Mur; Lil Jon, 10 p.m., Mixx; Sunday — "Mixx Sundays with Paul Castro," 10 p.m. NEXT WEEK: D-Nice with Hyper Crush gets the dance crowd going, 10 p.m. Monday at MurMur; Eli Escobar returns Friday, March 2, 10 p.m., Mur.Mur; Percussionist/DJ Ravi Drums performs at Mixx, with music by DJ Echo; 10 p.m., Saturday 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 Minellibrings her revue to the Event Center, 8 p.m., Saturday, March 24; Lewis Blackrages about things large and small, 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 30 …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Garden State playwrights can earn $1,000 grant and staging of their work in Westfield as part of the "Liberty Live" program.
To borrow from Hamlet, Kean University's inaugural "Liberty Live" program is out to prove that "the play's the thing". Thanks to the Westfield Foundation, Westfield will take a starring role. Liberty Live is a pilot program, funded this year by the Westfield Foundation, that is dedicated to giving aspiring and established playwrights from any New Jersey town the chance to submit new one-act plays to Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University. The winning writer will earn $1,000 and have his or her script developed and produced for November's Premier Stages Play Festival at Kean University’s Liberty Hall Museum. One goal for the Liberty Live program is to dramatize the history that shaped the Garden …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
From the Devils to the Symphony, there are plenty of post-holiday options for others to entertain you.
The Borgata, Atlantic City THIS WEEKEND Friday and Saturday —Rob Thomas, 9 p.m., The Music Box NEXT WEEK Frankie Valli, 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13, 14, The Music Box; Anti-social Comedy Tour, hosted by Jim Norton and featuring Dave Attell, Artie Lange and Dough Stanhope, 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14 and 15 BOOK IT NOW Colin Quinn's "Short Story Long" provides a humorous look at history, 9p.m., Friday, Jan. 28; CJersey guy and comedian/actor Jay Mohr, 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3 Check out theborgata.com for details about these and other shows. Kean University, Union THIS WEEKEND No shows NEXT WEEK No shows BOOK IT NOW George Winston, 3 p.m., Sunday, March 4; Ravi Coltrane, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14; Kathy Mattea, 3 p…
Friday, November 18, 2011
Whether you want to see people tickle the ivories or bang a drum, there is enough going on this weekend to keep your mind off hosting the Thanksgiving feast.
The Borgata, Atlantic City THIS WEEKEND Friday Comedian Craig Robinson, from "The Office," delivers his standup comedy routine at The Music Box; Saturday Wild comedian Kathy Griffin does two stand-up shows,Saturday, Nov. 19 NEXT WEEK Chris Cornell at the Music Box Theater, 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26; Check out theborgata.com for details about these and other shows. Kean University, Union THIS WEEKEND Saturday The 5 Browns — Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra and Desirae — became the first family of five siblings ever accepted simultaneously to The Juilliard School in New York. Their three CDs each have topped the Billboard Classical Album Chart. The quintet perform individually and together, providing duets to complex five…