Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Sign up for the Patch newsletter and enter your name to win two free tickets to see music and dancing in "Drumline Live."
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
There will be Rythm and Blues music, top 40 hits, detailed choreography and drums. Lots of drums. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center is bringing the excitement of an actual drumline to the center stage on Friday night at 8 p.m. in Prudential Hall. On Friday night, the excitement seen in the 2002 movie "Drumline" will be re-created in the show "Drumline Live" that will showcase eras of American history using percussion and brass instruments along with professional choreography. In the movie starring Nick Cannon and Zoe Saldana, viewers saw a dramatization of a drumline-led marching band that takes place at historically black colleges and universities. The team behind that movie has brought the same feeling to the live stage. The show - …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Patch editors score tickets to live taping of 'America's Got Talent' at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark – and they liked what they saw
Even despite my inherent love as a reporter for the occasional happy, heart-wrenching human-interest story, I was skeptical of what I was about to sit through Tuesday night during a live taping of "America's Got Talent." A miniature mariachi singer belting out a love ballad? Muscular men clogging in tight jeans in front of a massive American flag? Tiny dancers cartwheeling in nauseating succession? For two full hours? This was not the Newark I knew. This was some alternate universe. Since early July, NBC's ratings-topping "America's Got Talent" has been filming twice a week at NJPAC, drawing hundreds of out-of-towners to Brick City for the feel-good, all-American show that you can't help but fall in love with. I did. After snagging two VIP…
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Patch is giving away three pairs of tickets for tribute to jazz, gospel singers at Prudential Hall.
Three jazz vocalists will pay homage to such legendary women singers as Miriam Makeba and Abbey Lincoln at the New Jersey Performing Art Center’s performance of "Sing the Truth" Sunday afternoon. And Patch wants you to be there. So, we’re giving away three pairs of tickets for Patch readers for the 3 p.m performance. You can win the tickets by entering our ticket giveaway contest. To enter, first become a Patch reader, by logging in on your local Patch site. Then send an email to the Local Editor of your site with your name and phone number with the word “Truth” in the subject line to Patch. Deadline is Thursday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. Winners will pick up their tickets at the box office. And, if you take a photo of yourself at the theater, …
Friday, November 25, 2011
From holiday tunes to power pop, get out and shake off the turkey hangover.
Add your photos The Borgata, Atlantic City THIS WEEKEND Friday Singer/actress Jill Scottperforms at the Event Center, 8 p.m.; SingerChris Cornell takes to the Music Box stage, 9 p.m.; DJ Sebastian Ingrosso keeps the dance floor jumping at Mixx, 10 p.m.; SaturdayNewsman Bill O'Reilly and comedian Dennis Miller provide their perspective on the world with the "Bolder and Fresher Tour", 8 p.m., Chris Cornell performs a second show in The Music Box, 9 p.m. NEXT WEEK DJ Steve Aoki starts off the week with a hot show at mur.mur; 10 p.m., Monday BOOK IT NOW Comedian Bill Burr delivers his stand-up act at The Music Box, 8 and 11 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, Pop singer James Blunt at The Music Box, Saturday, Dec. 3; Daryl Hall & John Oates pull from …