RAHWAY – At last week’s City Council meeting, council members approved a resolution to spend $90,000 for the purchase of a handmade Italian piano as part of a plan to establish the Klavierhaus Piano Conservatory.
NEW BRUNSWICK—New Brunswick’s State Theatre has just added Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band, presented by State Theatre and Live Nation on Monday, July 5, 2010 at 8pm. Tickets are now on sale and range from $55-175.
WESTFIELD—Director John Correll of Westfield Community Players is holding open auditions for Ray Cooney’s comedy “Caught in the Net” on Monday, Feb. 22, and Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Westfield Community Players theater at 1000 North Avenue West, Westfield.
While trying to figure what went into the making of a bad movie is a trifling pursuit at best, director Pierre Morel’s nearly awful “From Paris with Love” raises the question more than most. Like others of its ilk, how everything went so wrong is inevitably more interesting than the story. Add a name brand star to the mix and it ups the ante.
CLARK—The Studies Program of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark is currently accepting registration for its language classes which begin the week of March 4.
EDISON—Middlesex County College, in collaboration with the Indo American Arts Council, will present “Site of Departure, Source of Arrival,” a celebration of art and dance, on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the college.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An Irish proverb says a good laugh is one of the best cures a doctor can offer. In this case, oncology nurses at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) are prescribing the laughter as they gear up for the fourth annual CINJ Comedy Night, proceeds from which will go to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation to benefit CINJ Nursing Education. CINJ is a Center of Excellence of UMNDJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
QUINCY, Mass. – While only 32 percent of home heating fires involve space heaters, they are involved in 79 percent of home heating fire deaths, according to the new report Home Fires Involving Heating Equipment released last week by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside. This is the third of a five concert series for the 2009-2010 concert season. The event is open to the public and admission is $10 per person.
CLARK—Three young, local pianists will perform at the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark on Sunday, Feb. 28, to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Frederic Chopin.