Arts & Entertainment

Mudderella participants going through one of the obstacles on the course. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Conners.

Mudderella Obstacle Course Arrives in NJ

Mudderella, the outdoor obstacle course targeted to women, is set to take place for the first time in New Jersey May 10.

More room found for students at sold-out prom

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — There should be room enough for everyone at a New Jersey high school's prom after all. Bordentown Regional High School's interim superintendent Joseph Miller says Wednesday that Adventure Aquarium has made space ...

Jeffries gets celeb backing in Newark mayor race

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Shavar (shah-VAHR') Jeffries has snagged a celebrity endorsement in his bid to become Newark's next mayor. Actress Eva Longoria came to Newark's largest city Monday to express her support for Jeffries, the former assistant ...

Montclair Film Festival Artistic Director: Event Offers Cultural, Economic Benefits

Montclair Film Festival Artistic Director Thom Powers says that film festival benefits the host municipality both culturally and economically.

‘Vagina Monologues’ to get New York run in Spanish

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican actress Kate del Castillo is taking a star turn off-Broadway with a Spanish-language version of the "Vagina Monologues" in the same Westside Theater where Eve Ensler's work was presented in 1999. Other Spanish-language ...

New exhibit features 17-ton Marilyn Monroe statue

HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A larger-than-life sculpture of Marilyn Monroe is among the hundreds of works now on display in a New Jersey park. The 26-foot-tall "Forever Marilyn" created by 84-year-old sculptor Seward Johnson went on display Sunday at the ...

Seized Baseball Memorabilia Up for Auction

The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office is auctioning off about 750 pieces of baseball memorabilia seized in an undercover drug operation.

Industry Insiders Rally Support for State Film Tax Credit

After New Jersey's film tax incentive expired, projects moved from the Garden State elsewhere, particularly New York State. Insiders say this is costing jobs.

Community Events in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening May 2 to 8.
Flyer for "I Can't Love Because of You". Photo Courtesy of Michael Jones.

Newark Native to Put on Theater Production at NJIT

Newark native Michael Jones prepares to put on a production, "I Can't Love Because of You", as a way to spread a message on serious topics while entertaining.