Arts & Entertainment

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‘The Confession Stand’ Aims to Raise Awareness About Emotional Disorders Through Art

A New Jersey native helped start "The Confession Stand," which aims to raise awareness about emotional disorders through various forms of art.

Borgata, Revel fined for casino violations

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have fined two Atlantic City casinos a total of $26,500 for a series of violations including allowing underage patrons to gamble and drink, and filming a marriage proposal and broadcasting ...

‘Housewives’ couple plead guilty to fraud in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Husband-and-wife members of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast have pleaded guilty to fraud. Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice (JOO'-dys) both pleaded guilty to several counts including bankruptcy fraud, conspiracy to ...

Hard Rock filing indicates interest in AC casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Seminole Indian tribe of Florida, through its Hard Rock franchise, has indicated a renewed interest in the Atlantic City casino market. Hard Rock, the global casino and entertainment company, asked New Jersey ...

Weather doesn’t dampen St. Patrick’s Parade

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — It's that time of year for kilts, bagpipes and people wearing green. About 10,000 people marched in the 40th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Belmar and Lake Como on Sunday. The threat of snow didn't deter spectators. They ...

Rap lyrics at heart of NJ Supreme Court arguments

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rap lyrics will be the focus of arguments before New Jersey's Supreme Court in the case of a man convicted of attempted murder. Vonte Skinner's case is to be argued in front of the high court in Trenton on Monday. Skinner was ...

Division of Gaming Director Pushing for Multi-State Slots System for Summer

Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement David Rebuck says he is pushing for a multi-state slots system to be up and running by this summer.

Art Meets Technology with Digital Sculpture Creation

The Digital Atelier in Mercerville has sculptures made with computer-operated machinery and lasers.

Targets and Flowers: Artist Joyce Kozloff in New Jersey

Joyce Kozloff, who was born in Somerville, has two art exhibits in New Jersey showcasing her work.

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 Feb. 28 to March 6.