Showing posts with label NEW JERSEY. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NEW JERSEY. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

NJPAC PRESENTS BOB MARLEY'S THREE LITTLE BIRDS


Bob Marley



New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a delightful musical production, featuring a hit score by Bob Marley (“One Love”) and based on the children’s book by his daughter, Cedella Marley, tells of young Ziggy, who is so terrified of hurricanes, mongooses and other things in his native Jamaica that he’s afraid to leave the house! Saturday, January 23, 2016 2:00 PM at Victoria Theater. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722)



Based on a story for children by Cedella Marley


Music & lyrics by Bob Marley


Adapted for the stage by Michael J. Bobbitt


Arrangements, orchestrations, additional music and lyrics by John L. Cornelius, II



Bob Marley’s songs are known the world over for their powerful messages of love, peace and harmony. Now a new generation can discover the joys of his music in Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds, a tale of triumph over anxiety, directed by Nick Olcott.

“With a jammin’ score woven from the songs of Bob Marley and buoyant design to match, the show flaunts such jubilant, tropical candy tones that the outside world looks drab in comparison.” (The Washington Post)

Monday, July 27, 2015

BERGEN PAC & JERSEY NATIVE ANTHONY CROUCHELLI

Anthony Crouchelli



The star of bergenPAC Performing Arts School’s AIDA is none other than New Milford native Anthony Crouchelli, playing Radames. His first role was Tony Vega in FAME right here at bergenPAC in 2011. This local triple threat performer excelling in voice, acting and dance has since become a professional. He boasts a resume that includes Collegiate, National Touring, Regional, and Off-Broadway productions. This past year he was the musical director at New Milford High School. He is now back to his roots at bergenPAC to give back to the community in which he started.



Dancing has captured a special place in his heart and now Anthony is a board member for M.O.V.E. for Autism, a non-profit organization run by dancer and CEO Nicole Johnson.



Aside from performing Anthony is also a rising producer in the Broadway community. His recent "Putting the Pieces Together" concert series have sold out at 54 Below and The Triad Theater in NYC.


Some of the Broadway talent is his concerts include two time Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus (In the Heights, La Cage Aux Folles), Marla Mindelle (Cinderella, Sister Act), Jessica Hendy (Aida, Cats), Heather Parcells (Soul Doctor, A Chorus Line), Teal Wicks (Wicked, Jekyll and Hyde), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture), Dana Costello (Jekyll and Hyde), Blake Daniels (Spring Awakening), Paul Pilcz (Bye Bye Birdie), Mj Rodriguez (RENT), and Will Ray (Little House on The Prarie)




Each year The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC presents their annual summer musical featuring an all-student cast, technical crew and orchestra. Working alongside bergenPAC staff, students gain greater self-confidence and teamwork skills, and receive professional level experience that they can use in their future endeavors. Past musicals include: FAME, Children of Eden, 42nd Street, and CATS. The musical is for performers ages 13-25.



This year’s show, Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA, is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). It will be located on the bergenPAC main stage at 30 N Van Brunt St in Englewood, NJ. Performance dates are Friday July 31, 2015 at 8PM, Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8PM, and Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3PM. Tickets are $36 and $26. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.



AIDA



The triumphant love story between an Egyptian prince and a slave transcends warring nations and brings a country together.



Winner of four 2000 TONY Awards, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love.


Thursday, June 11, 2015

BIG APPLE CIRCUS @ BERGEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Big Apple Circus



Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Big Apple Circus, Sunday, June 11th, 2015 at 1:00PM and 4:00PM. Purchase tickets to see the all new stage show at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.



Come one, come all! on a wonderstruck journey to the circus! Big Apple Circus is proud to present an All-New stage show. In this amazing spectacular you will witness jugglers flipping fancies with abandon, clowns dishing out laughter and ear–to–ear smiles. Aerialists and acrobats serve gasps of astonishment with swirling, soaring style, and an awesome hand–balancer, perches and poses with precision and pizazz! Your unrivaled guide, the peerless Ringmaster, presents acts unimaginable even in your wildest dreams…



bergenPAC

30 North Van Brunt Street

Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 227-1030

Photo Courtesy Of: Bergen PAC

Saturday, May 16, 2015

ART GARFUNKEL @ BERGEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Art Garfunkel




Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Art Garfunkel, Saturday June 27th, 2015 at 8:00PM. Purchase tickets to see Art Garfunkel at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.



Singer ART GARFUNKEL has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. He has also enjoyed a successful film career, published a book of poetry and released 12 original solo albums, the most recent being SOME ENCHANTED EVENING in 2007. Since then, he has been busy as a husband and father to his two sons, 23 year-old Arthur Junior and eight-year-old Beau Daniel. He is also an avid walker who has walked across Japan, the US (celebrated in the 1997 concert DVD ACROSS AMERICA) and now Europe.



Although it has been 40 years since Bridge Over Troubled Water was recorded, Art Garfunkel's image and signature vocal remain among the most instantly recognizable in popular music. His "beautiful countertenor," as Neil Strauss described Art's voice in The New York Times, is clear and resonant, surely one of the finest instruments in all of popular music, and a time-honored friend to a world of listeners.


Saturday, March 28, 2015

HONEYMOON NOT OVER FOR TULULA'S N.J. RESTAURANT

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DINING IN ASBURY PARK NEW JERSEY
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Talula's Artisan Eatery




Talula’s Restaurant
ASBURY PARK -- Steve Mignogna and Shanti Church, owners of Talula’s restaurant, an artisan eatery and bar offering vibrant, flavorful dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients, are getting hitched! And they want their supportive community and customers to join them on their honeymoon! Mignogna and Church, who have been together six years, are marrying next month and have plans to include their passion for Talula’s, their customers and their community in the wedding festivities by holding a limited time pop-up event while they’re away. The restaurant will feature a honeymoon-inspired menu based off of the foods that the newly wed Mignogna’s will be experiencing in Tulum. Tulum is an ancient bohemian city located in the southern area of Riviera Maya known for its indie culture, dense history and booming food scene.



From April 9th-12th, Asbury Park friends can celebrate from afar, noshing on delicious native foods such as: Fire-roasted poblanos stuffed with shrimp or chicken with market vegetables and covered in blistery queso; fire-roasted whole market fish with citrus and bright herbs; and of course plenty of homemade tortillas and salsas. You can sip on delicious tropical cocktails like mezcal, tamarind, limon and agave or one with aged rum, coconut cream, cane syrup, and fresh pineapple. Talula’s kitchen manager, Laura Brahn, will be preparing this special reservation-only dinner menu four evenings while the couple is away. A Yucatán-inspired brunch will also be served on Saturday and Sunday April 11th and 12th.



“We were inspired to visit Tulum by Laura, one of the chefs on our team. Listening to her descriptions of the delicious meals she had in this magical beach town, sold us on Tulum as our honeymoon destination,” said Church. “Talula’s is our heart and home, and a huge part of our lives. It only seemed natural to include our customers and community in the celebration of our wedding. We came up with the concept of a pop up menu while we are on our honeymoon to include our customers in the excitement. We want them to feel involved too!”

Thursday, March 12, 2015

BERGEN PAC CONCERT SERIES WITH SEXY JOSHUA BELL

Joshua Bell



Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp., New Jersey's premier Mercedes-Benz, Audi and smart dealership and longtime supporter of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), is proud to announce the “Benzel-Busch Concert Series.” As a supporter of arts in the community, Benzel-Busch understands the importance of
 bergenPAC to Englewood and northern New Jersey and kicks off the Series with Joshua Bell’s March 27th concert. “We are committed to bergenPAC’s success,” said J. Agresta and look forward to this Concert Series.” Concert attendees will have the opportunity to view the latest models from Benzel-Busch onsite as well as speak with knowledgeable representatives from the dealership.



Since picking up the violin at the age of 4, Bell has wowed the music world with crowd- pleasing performances that beautifully blend his flamboyant playing style with technical genius. From his Carnegie Hall debut in 1985, at age 17, to the Avery Fisher Prize he was awarded at Lincoln Center in 2007 to even more awards, Bell’s restless curiosity, passion, and multi-faceted musical interests have earned him the rare title of "classical music superstar." His accolades include the New York Recording Academy Honors, Grammy, Emmy, and Oscar Nominations and Awards, and he played violin for the Oscar winning score for Red Violin.



As an exclusive Sony Classical artist, Bell has recorded more than 40 CDs since his first LP recording at age 18 on the Decca Label. Bell has been embraced by a wide television audience with appearances ranging from The Tonight Show, Tavis Smiley, Charlie Rose, and CBS Sunday Morning to Sesame Street. Bell has collaborated on many projects, including his album At Home With Friends (2009), on which he worked with Chris Botti, Sting, Josh Groban, Kristin Chenoweth, Regina Spektor, Anoushka Shankar, Marvin Hamlisch and Tiempo Libre, among others.



Many will remember the interesting experiment where Bell performed incognito at a subway station in Washington, D.C. in 2007 to see who would stop to listen if they didn’t know who was playing. The story about the experiment won a Pulitzer Prize. And he wrote a lovely children’s book about that day entitled The Man With The Violin.


Tuesday, March 03, 2015

KARINA SMIRNOFF 'DANCING PROS LIVE' @ BERGEN PAC

Karina Smirnoff



Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Dancing Pros Live, Monday April 13th 2015 at 8PM. Purchase tickets to pick the winner yourself at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.



Karina Smirnoff from Dancing With The Stars will be the head judge! She’ll be joined by Chelsie Hightower as a competitor, and will feature Edyta Sliwinska as a guest star. These three are all pro dancers and all from “Dancing with The Stars”.



The show features Drew Lachey as the host (who is a member of 98 Degrees, the winner of the second season of Dancing with the Stars, and is the younger brother of Nick Lachey.)



For the first time pros from Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and dance champions from around the world will dance off against each other and the audience will use remotes at every seat to crown the winner. Unlike reality TV shows, there is no waiting until next week for results; the winning couple is announced at the end of the show!


Tuesday, February 03, 2015

CHRIS BOTTI IN CONCERT AT NEW JERSEY BERGEN PAC

Chris Botti



Chris Botti will play bergenPAC Tuesday, August 7, 2015 at 8PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11AM at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC’s Box Office at 201.227.1030.





In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category. He was also nominated in 2008 for his album Italia, and received three nominations in 2010 for the live album Chris Botti In Boston. Four of his albums have reached the No. 1 position on the Billboard jazz albums chart.



Coming to prominence with the 2001 recording of his Night Sessions CD, Botti established a reputation as a versatile musician in both jazz and pop music for his ability to fuse both styles together.



Performing worldwide, selling more than three million albums, he has found a form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre. With his album Impressions and the albums that preceded it, Chris Botti has thoroughly established himself as one of the important, innovative figures of the contemporary music world.


Thursday, January 15, 2015

L'ORCHESTRE DE LA SUISSE ROMANDE @ NJ PAC

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center
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L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande



Newark, New Jersey- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents globally acclaimed L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by two-time Grammy Award winner, Charles Dutoit on Friday, February 20th, 2015 at 8:00pm in Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722).


Charles Dutoit, conductor

Nikolai Lugansky, piano

Debussy: Ibéria

Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 43

Stravinsky: The Song of the Nightingale

Ravel: La valse


Founded in 1918 and currently under the musical leadership of Neeme Järvi, the orchestra has always been actively engaged in discovering, promoting and premiering the works of contemporary composers. Throughout its history, L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande has amassed an outstanding collection of award-winning recordings and has been heard in major concert halls and festivals worldwide.



The evening features works attached to ballets: Rachmaninoff’s vivaciousRhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Stravinsky’s The Song of the Nightingale(Le chant du rossignol), a symphonic poem based on a fable by Hans Christian Andersen. Debussy’s impressionistic Ibéria, the centerpiece of the three-partImages pour Orchestre, is considered among the best of his “travelogue” soundscapes. Rounding out the program is Ravel's choreographic poem for orchestra La valse.



With more than 200 recordings to his credit, two-time Grammy Award winner Charles Dutoit, Artistic Director of the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Laureate of the Philadelphia Orchestra, is a popular guest and collaborator among the most prominent orchestras. He served as Artistic Director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra for 25 years.



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Tuesday, January 06, 2015

DARLENE LOVE @ BERGEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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VALENTINE'S DAY CONCERT
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Darlene Love




Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Darlene Love, Saturday, February 14th 2015 at 8 PM. Purchase tickets to see the sensational popular music star at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.



What better way to celebrate VALENTINE’S DAY than with the incomparable Darlene Love! Through the years, Darlene Love continues to captivate audiences worldwide with her warm, gracious stage presence and sensational performances. Since the early sixties, as part of Phil Spector’s ‘wall of sound’ hit factory, this great lady has done it all…from major motion pictures like the highly successful Lethal Weapon series to Broadway hits like Hairspray and Grease. Darlene’s background vocals as a lead member of The Blossoms for Tom Jones, The Righteous Brothers, Dionne Warwick, Marvin Gaye, and Elvis Presley (to name but a few) set the stage for her emergence as a star in her own right.



It’s no wonder The New York Times raves: “Darlene Love’s thunderbolt voice is as embedded in the history of rock and roll as Eric Clapton's guitar or Bob Dylan's lyrics." Her Billboard hits include: He’s A Rebel, The Boy I’m Gonna Marry, Da Doo Ron Ron, Wait ‘Til My Bobby Gets Home, He’s Sure the Boy I Love and the #1 holiday classic Christmas Baby Please Come Home, a song that she performed annually with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Symphony Orchestra on The Late Show With David Letterman (December marked her 27th and final appearance as Letterman retires this year).


Thursday, December 18, 2014

MUMMENSCHANZ @ BERGEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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HOLIDAY FAVORITES
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MUMMENSCHANZ



Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Mummenschanz, Friday, January 30th 2015 at 8 PM. Purchase tickets to see the pioneering performers at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. 



Since its three year run on Broadway, the Swiss theater troupe Mummenschanz has pioneered a new form of visual theater that has since spawned multiple new genres reclaiming their legacy. Formed by founding members Andres Bossard, Floriana Frassetto and Bernie Schürch, MUMMENSCHANZ has since inspired generations of show-goers across five continents over four decades. The 'stories' told are unique in that they have no sound or music; the language of Mummenschanz is universal.



In the wordless universe of MUMMENSCHANZ, the ordinary becomes extraordinary when common materials, everyday objects (like toilet paper) and colorful abstract shapes and forms like the famous “Clay Masks,” “Slinky Man” and “Giant Hands” spring to life.



By creating a playful yet compelling experience through the inventive use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, MUMMENSCHANZ offers timeless insight on the human condition. The result is a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination.


Photo Courtesy Of: Bergen PAC

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

AUDIO PERFORMANCE BY FAMED BRYAN CRANSTON

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AUDIOBOOKS
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Bryan Cranston



Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, today announced the release of a free, landmark audio performance by Bryan Cranston of Adam Mansbach’s You Have to F**king Eat. In this much-anticipated follow-up to Mansbach’s best-selling mock bedtime story, Go the F**k to Sleep, Cranston’s rendition brilliantly captures the infuriation in this universal parenting challenge. You Have to F**king Eat is available free at www.audible.com/eat.



“This is a very funny book and my hope is that listeners will agree I can swear with just as much panache as Sam Jackson can,” said four-time Emmy winner Cranston.



As performed by Samuel L. Jackson, Go the F**k to Sleep became a viral phenomenon and the most downloaded Audible Studios title of all time, listened to millions of times.



“At Audible, we believe books can be the greatest scripts ever written,” said Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz. “Adam Mansbach has proven that not once but twice, as listeners will discover when they listen to Bryan Cranston’s hilarious performance of You Have to F**king Eat, another perfect marriage of actor and material. Whether or not you’ve ever been a pushed-to-the-limit parent, Cranston’s performance is a cathartic treat.”


Sunday, November 02, 2014

BERGENPAC COLLECTING TOYS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

bergenPAC Toy Drive



bergenPAC, located at 30 N Van Brunt Street in Englewood NJ is collecting toys for the Englewood Fire Deparment’s annual toy drive from November 3 until December 15th.



Bergen Performing Arts Center in conjunction with Englewood Firefighters Local 3260 and Fire Officers Local 3263, will collect TOYS for local children in need. Drop off toys at bergenPAC if you are in the neighborhood or coming to a show.



“When we started the drive 10 years ago, we served only a few families. Now it’s a city-wide effort that helps over 250 families”, said Lieutenant Ray Rodriguez of the Englewood Fire Department. “It’s a really special feeling to put a smile on a child’s face.”



As a leader in community support, bergenPAC is proud to participate in this annual event. bergenPAC provides arts programming to 30,000 schoolchildren annually to underserved students that have lost their school arts funding.


Friday, October 24, 2014

WENDY WILLIAMS @ NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS

Wendy Williams



New Jersey Performance Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark announces Wendy Williams live! See television’s syndicated talk show queen, media mogul and bestselling author Wendy Williams in the How You Laughin’ Comedy Series on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Be sure to reserve your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722)



About Wendy Williams



Larger-than-life personality and media mogul Wendy Williams delivers non-stop laughs headlining the How You Laughin’ comedy series. Hear about her encounters with A-list celebrities when she performs live at NJPAC with her trademark “tell it like it is” humor.



The syndicated talk show queen, media mogul and bestselling author has been hailed by the New York Post as “daytime TV’s favorite guilty pleasure”. Known for her outrageous interviews, Williams is the host of The Wendy Williams Show, now in its sixth season with rave reviews. Wendy has appeared in many TV shows and films, including 30 Rock, Dancing with the Stars and Think Like a Man. She is the executive producer for the upcoming Lifetime film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B and will also host this year’s Soul Train Awards. Comedian and actress Luenell will be special guest opener.


Photo Courtesy Of: Debmar Mercury

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

MARTHA STEWART STANDS UP FOR NEW JERSEY PIGS

Martha Stewart



NEW JERSEY -- Martha Stewart is the latest celebrity to stand up for New Jersey’s pigs. In a letter  delivered yesterday to the office of Governor Chris Christie, Stewart urges the governor to sign a bipartisan state animal welfare bill that will ban keeping mother pigs in crates so small they can’t even turn around.



Stewart’s letter comes on the heels of fellow New Jersey native Bill Maher’s op-ed in the New York Times, in which he accused the governor, who’s mulling a 2016 presidential campaign, of pandering to voters in Iowa, which holds the nation’s first presidential caucus.



“There must be more to it,” Maher wrote, referring to Christie’s veto of a similar bill last year. “Could it be that a possible presidential candidate is aware that Iowa is the No. 1 pig state in the country, and that Republican primary voters there are strongly anti-regulation?”



In her letter, Stewart writes, “All animals need to turn around; they were designed that way. But pigs, especially, are interesting individuals with unique personalities and complex behavior and cognition. It is no more acceptable to cram pigs into tiny crates than it would be to do the same thing to dogs.”


Saturday, September 27, 2014

THE JERSEY DEVIL PREMIERE'S AT LOEWS LANDMARK

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This Is The Funniest Independent Film Of The Year!
--James Edstrom
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Tom Murro With David Chokachi And Keith Collins



The Jersey Devil, a new comedy film directed by Joseph Pepitone, had its World Premiere at the Landmark Loews Theater in Jersey City Wednesday night and there were moments when I thought the legendary old theater wouldn’t be able to withstand the thunderous applause and riotous laughter. I literally thought the house was going to be brought down! This is the funniest independent film of the year!



Written by Pepitone, along with his brother Billy, the script is brilliantly paced, building all the way to an uproarious ending that had the crowd, with included Jersey City political powerhouses, praising the film afterwards.



Lucifer, played excellently by Jack Mulcahy (who seems to be having a devilish good time in the role) is forced to leave the throne of evil due to his term ending. Enter James Burnett, (Keith Collins) who not only takes over the reigns of Hell, but wants to relocate the out of date, third-place netherworld (“Even Puragatory has bigger numbers”). With Richard Cooper (Edvin Ortega), his Devil’s Advocate by his side, they settle on Jersey City, New Jersey after a hilarious location search. An incensed Lucifer follows James to the “swamps of Jersey” to get his throne back and return Hell to its rightful home.



Friday, September 19, 2014

NAACP TO HONOR CORY BOOKER AND JESSIE ARMSTEAD

Jessie Armstead



Jessie Armstead Former New York Giants Player, 5x Pro Bowler and co-owner Englewood Cliffs Cadillac and Hamilton Honda is being honored Saturday October 4th by the NAACP of Bergen County at their 77th Annual Freedom Gala. Jessie Armstead will be recognized for his Excellence in Business and for outstanding community service. Additional honorees include, Senator Cory Booker and Englewood Hospital.



When:

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Cocktail Hour 6pm – 10pm

Tickets: $100.00




Where:


The Elan

111 Route 46 West

Lodi, New Jersey 07644

(973) 777-0503



About NAACP:



Founded February 12, 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots–based civil rights organization. Its more than half-million members and supporters throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

BATTLE ON THE RUNWAY AT JERSEY HAMILTON MALL

Miss America Nina Davuluri





Jay Mccarroll
Internationally known fashion and textile designer Jay McCarroll, the original winner of the groundbreaking, Emmy-nominated reality show Project Runway, is bringing the South Jersey Shore’s ultimate Runway event to a whole new level this summer when he returns to square off against none other than MISS AMERICA 2014, Nina Davuluri as his co-host of BATTLE ON THE RUNWAY, a spectacular three-hour “Back to School” fashion event, Saturday, Aug. 9 at Hamilton Mall, the area’s “super regional” shopping mall. McCarroll, Fashion Ambassador for Hamilton Mall, will co-host the event with Miss America from 5-8 p.m. The show will feature the hottest “Back to School” looks from your favorite Hamilton Mall stores: Sears, JC Penney, Macy’s, Aeropostale, Buckle, Delia’s, G by Guess, Gymboree, PacSun, Wet Seal with accessories by Littman Jewelers, Charlotte Russe, Nail Pro,Norman’s Hallmark-Vera Bradley accessories., and others The Barbizon Modeling agency is supplying models and coordinating the fashion show looks with participating merchants.



“This is a great event for all of South Jersey, to be able to bring high fashion and the glamour of the Miss America Pageant and Project Runway to the Jersey Shore’s greatest mall,” says McCarroll. “And for me, personally, it’s a dream come true to be working with Miss America. I’ve been watching the pageant since I was a kid and truth be told, I really think I’m going to be star-struck when I meet her. It’s such an honor. I’ve been practicing my waves and trying on different tiaras. I’m sure my inner Miss America is going to come out.”



New to this year’s event is The SOJO 104.9 Recycled Fashion Challenge, in which contestants on teams led by Miss America and Jay McCarroll, will be designing and constructing wearable items during the event. The winning team will get tickets to the final night of the Miss America Pageant and a Hamilton Mall gift card. Contestants can register by calling SOJO 104.9 at 1-800-586-1049.



Thursday, June 12, 2014

AMERICAN IDOL'S SCOTTY MCCREERY @ BERGEN PAC

Scotty McCreery



Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey is proud to present American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery Friday, July 11th 2014 8PM. Be sure to reserve tickets for this show at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.



In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history and helped him win several new artist awards. During this whirlwind career explosion, he sang for President Barack Obama, performed the national anthem at the World Series, appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and NBC’s “TODAY Show,” and toured the country from coast to coast.


Thursday, May 29, 2014

LIVE AND WALKING HEROS CONCERT @ BERGEN PAC

Live



Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey presents American Rock Band, LIVE, with special guest Walking Heroes on Thursday, June 19th 2014 at 8pm. Be sure to reserve tickets for this spectacular show at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.



Composed of lead guitarist, Chad Taylor, bassist, Patrick Dahlheimer, drummist, Chad Gracey and vocalist, Chris Shinn, Live is an American Rock Band from York, Pennsylvania. The band came together in 1988 at a middle-school talent show in their hometown. They spent their high school years together playing new wave covers and playing concerts. In 1991, the band signed their first contract to Radioactive Records.



Under their new band name, Live, the band worked with producer Jerry Harrison. Their single, “Operation Spirit (The Tyranny of Tradition)” went to number nine on the Modern Rock Chart. The single was then followed by their debut album Mental Jewelry, which was released in 1991.