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originally published: 02/10/2022

Top 15 Most Read Stories on the New Jersey Scene September 25-October 1, 2022

Here’s a look at the 15 most-read articles published at the New Jersey Stage from September 25 to October 1, 2022. Each week, we publish about 70 articles, including several columns and original features, as well as press releases for events taking place in statewide and neighboring areas like Philadelphia and New York. This week’s top 15 includes articles from 6 New Jersey counties (Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Passaic).

1) Haunt O’Ween NJ will take place at Bell Works – (HOLMDEL, NJ) /PRNewswire/ — The Experiential Supply Co., an innovative experiential productions and attractions company that delivers premium viral destination experiences, and Fever, the global entertainment discovery platform, have today announced their one-of-a-kind innovation – Halloween in-kind experience: Haunt O’Ween NJ will land in New Jersey this Halloween. The fully immersive spooktacular event will take place September 30 through October 31, 2022 at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Rd. in Holmdel, New Jersey.

2) FLIP Circus is coming to Freehold Raceway Mall – (FREEHOLD, NJ) – FLIP Circus, which thrilled audiences at Paramus and Edison earlier this year, will make one last stop in New Jersey when it performs its high-energy show at Freehold Raceway Mall from October 13-17. . This brand new family entertainment experience created by the Vazquez family celebrates the great tradition of American circus.

3) Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival Announces Fall Dates – (ASBURY PARK, NJ) — Brew Ha Ha Productions announced fall event dates for the Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival, featuring the best in punk rock music and craft beer, with all shows featuring a range of punk rock icons , headlined by NOFX. The fall festival series includes Saturday, September 24 in Worcester, MA, Saturday, October 1 in Baltimore, MD, and Sunday, October 2 in Asbury Park, NJ as the final event of the season for the Stone Pony summer scene. .

4) Bros, The Greatest Beer Run in History, and Smile – All filmed in Jersey – (NEWARK, NJ) – Friday, Sept. 30 is New Jersey Movie Day, as three feature films shot in the state will all be released on that date. A vast array of New Jersey towns can be seen in Bros, the greatest beer race of all time, and Smile, showcasing the Garden State’s extraordinarily diverse landscape and locations. These films are among dozens of major productions recently filmed in New Jersey, featuring some of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated performers.

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5) The Hauntings of New Hope will screen at the 2022 Fall New Jersey Film Festival on Friday, September 30 – The scary short documentary by Kasey Vincent The Hauntings of New Hope will screen at the Fall 2022 New Jersey Film Festival on Friday, September 30. Here is my interview with her

6) PHOTOS of Pat Guadagno & Small Change honoring Tom Waits – (WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) — Jersey Shore legend Pat Guadagno and very special guests celebrated the music of Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Tom Waits at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theater on Saturday 24 September 2022. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.

7) Power 105.1 presents Powerhouse at the Prudential Center – (NEWARK, NJ)–iHeartMedia New York Power 105.1, Birthplace of the Breakfast Club and Angie Martinez, New York hip-hop and R&B, announced the star-studded lineup for its annual live music event, Powerhouse, produced by Live Nation. The event will take place on Saturday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prudential Center in Newark.

8) PHOTOS from the 8th Annual Rock the Farm Festival – (SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ) — The 8th Annual Rock the Farm Festival was held September 24, 2022 in Seaside Heights. This family-friendly event features amazing all-day music, food trucks, a beer and wine garden, KidZone, and more. It includes performances from many of the region’s top tribute bands covering a variety of everyone’s favorite music. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take pictures.

9) Kelly Ripa’s Live Wire Book Tour is coming to The Basie – (RED BANK, NJ) — Kelly Ripa will embark on the Live Wire Book Tour to celebrate the release of her first book, LIVE WIRE: Long-winded short stories (Dey Street Books/HarperCollins Publishers – on sale September 27 in the US). Joined on her book tour by special guests – including her husband Mark Consuelos on September 28 at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theater at the Count Basie Center in Red Bank – Kelly will share her true, funny and honest stories showing the many dimensions and spirit crackle from the beloved daytime talk show host. Each ticket includes a copy of LIVE WIRE.

10) Lisa Marie is a fun wife and mom – Based in Staten Island and raised in Brooklyn, Lisa Marie is a fun wife and mother. And his family gives him enough to make people laugh.

11) Newark Arts Festival: Artful Healing opens with a festive reception on October 6 at the Newark Museum of Art – (NEWARK, NJ) — On Thursday, October 6, the Newark Arts Festival (“NAF”) kicks off with a festive opening reception from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Newark Museum of Art (“NMOA”). Free with RSVP, the event will celebrate 21 years of NAF being voted New Jersey’s Favorite Visual Arts Festival two years in a row. This will also be the very first time that NAF’s signature art exhibition will be held in the NMOA’s 2nd floor galleries, providing an incredible opportunity for the local artist community.

12) What’s Spinning in New Jersey: AMC’s The Walking Dead Spin-Off Starring Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan – (NEWARK, NJ) — AMC The Walking Dead The franchise is expanding its universe to Meadowlands Arena and North Jersey locations for its upcoming spinoff series starring Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. This is the fifth series of The Walking Dead franchise and will follow Maggie (Cohan) and Negan (Morgan) as they explore a post-apocalyptic New York City. Eli Jorné, who writes and co-produces the original series, will serve as showrunner, while Scott M. Gimple, chief content officer of The Walking Dead franchise, will oversee the series. Cohan and Morgan also serve as executive producers. The six-episode first season is set to debut on AMC and AMC+ in 2023.

13) Michael McDermott Wins Prestigious Tenco Songwriting Award – Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Michael McDermott is the 2022 winner of the prestigious Tenco Award for Career Songwriting, an honor that recognizes artists who have made a significant contribution to songwriting in Italy and abroad. The award, established in 1974, honors the late singer-songwriter Luigi Tenco and celebrates outstanding and impactful songwriting internationally.

14) Lizzie Rose Music Room launches GoFundMe campaign seeking funding to reopen after two years of outdoor performances – (TUCKERTON, NJ) – Since 2014, the non-profit, volunteer-run Lizzie Rose Music Hall has been providing its audience and the music community with a very special, curated selection of artists performing in an intimate setting. . The 70-seat venue is located in a historic “down the coast” Victorian-era mansion, 30 minutes north of Atlantic City in Tuckerton, NJ. Much like Preservation Hall in New Orleans, the focus is on music and music only, there is no bar to wait for 6 people or food to purchase.

15) iPlay America Announces Hiring of Pastry Chef Theresa Catalano – (FREEHOLD, NJ) – Play America has announced the hiring of Pastry Chef Theresa Catalano as part of its new dining experience, The Loaded Spoon, slated to open in early 2023. Bringing more than 12 years of innovative experience, Catalano launched his career under renowned Pastry Master Florian Bellanger and Pastry Chef Ron Ben Israel. She worked as a pastry chef at il Nido in Marlboro, NJ, and a pastry chef at Eataly NYC, managing retail baked goods and all baked goods for the catering of Eataly’s two signature restaurants, La Pizza & La Pasta. and Florence Ristorante.

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  1. Jamesatoma October 3, 2022

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