A glance at N.J. entertainment this weekend (April 22-24)

WHAT’S GOING ON? Patrick O'Shea of NJ.com compiled a small sample of area happenings you may want to check out in the coming days. Check ahead, for some events are being postponed or canceled over COVID-19 concerns. Visit venue websites to learn about COVID-19 safety precautions in effect. See the full list here.

Art House Productions honors Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, Art House Productions, along with Hudson County Community College, Seton Hall University, Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark, Rutgers University – Newark, and The Feminist Art Project, a program of the Rutgers Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, will present Art+Feminism Art Talk and Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on… Continue reading Art House Productions honors Women’s History Month

Free Dance Workshop

Saturday, June 10th at 11:30 am at the North Branch Library Learn different forms of dance including jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and African Workshop Leader: Alicia Blanks, founder and artistic director of AMB Dance Theatre Wear comfortable clothing and be ready to move! For kids ages 6 to 16 For more information, call North End Branch… Continue reading Free Dance Workshop

See “The Princess Bride” with Live Commentary by Carey Elwes

In this highly anticipated premiere at NJPAC, fans of The Princess Bride join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of The Princess Bride, Elwes provides a moderated commentary on favorite scenes, revealing never-before-shared secrets and tales of… Continue reading See “The Princess Bride” with Live Commentary by Carey Elwes

Jersey Cares Day 2015

Saturday, May 2nd for the 17th Annual Jersey Cares Day! Jersey Cares Day is a day of true partnership and community building as people from all over New Jersey unite for the common goal of revitalizing local communities. Jersey Cares Day is also a fundraiser to support the important work of Jersey Cares all throughout… Continue reading Jersey Cares Day 2015

Aretha Franklin Comes to NJ PAC!

via NJ PAC - Known around the world by her first name and as die reigning "Queen of Soul," 19-time Grammy winner Aretha Franklin ("Respect," "Chain of Fools") is one of the most influential and important voices in the history of American music.  Only N.J. performance. Saturday, March 14th at New Jersey Performing Arts Center… Continue reading Aretha Franklin Comes to NJ PAC!

SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK: CELEBRATING THE HOLYDAYS at NJPAC

Saturday, December 20th at 7:30 PM at Prudential Hall at NJ PAC In celebration of Kwanzaa, the revered African-­American a cappella women’s ensemble performs blues, jazz, gospel and R&B, with excursions into symphonic and dance theater. Sweet Honey in the Rock has enjoyed a 40 ­year career of musical and activist achievements and worldwide tours, from the U.K. to… Continue reading SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK: CELEBRATING THE HOLYDAYS at NJPAC