Convivial and often wittily informative about whatever letter generation it is we’re supposed to be concerned with of late, director Nanette Burstein’s “Going the Distance” doesn’t quite live up to its title insofar as creating laughter-causing entertainment.
WOODBRIDGE – The Barron Arts Center will present Rob Paparozzi and the Hudson River Rats on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. to conclude “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a concert series running through the summer of 2010. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and Star 99.1 present MercyMe and special guest Phil Wickham in the LOVEWELL LIVE tour on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m.
RAHWAY – Union County PAC kicks off the fall season with the exciting family favorite The Berenstain Bears in “Family Matters” the Musical on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. This family-friendly show celebrates a childhood classic. All tickets are $15 each.
UNION — The Union Public Library continues its international film festival with three selections for fall 2010 beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 5 and continuing through Dec. 9.
LITTLE FERRY — Little Ferry basked in the limelight of a red carpet event held recently as part of a number of family events celebrating the unveiling of the latest Pollo Tropical® new restaurant concept conversion at 146 Route 46 East.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $94 million.
RAHWAY – Professional beach volleyball player Katie Seamon of Rahway will be a contestant on the 17th edition of the CBS reality show “The Amazing Race,” which airs its first episode at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26.
SOMERSET — Everyone wonders what happens to all the trash we toss, but Elizabeth Royte, author of 2007’s Garbage Land, has done her dirty work to find out. Meanwhile Phil Radford, Executive Director of Greenpeace, is gathering forces to stop the madness and clean it all up.
EDISON – The state’s only daily nature blog, WildNewJersey.tv, has launched a statewide photo contest to spotlight nature, wildlife and scenery in the Garden State. The contest runs through Nov. 30.