Director Steven Soderbergh’s “The Informant!,” touted as a very near to true account of how whistleblower Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) helped the FBI uncover corruption at food giant Archer Daniels Midland, points out one overwhelming fact: There is no lack of muck to be raked in America.
NEWARK – Fiestas connecting the vibrant cultures of the Americas and the Caribbean will be held at the Newark Museum during October, celebrated nationally as Latino Heritage Month.
ROSELLE PARK – “Discovering New Jersey,” a solo exhibit of artwork by Roselle Park resident, Leona M Seufert, will be on display at the Casano Community Center Gallery from Oct. 20 – Dec. 18.
NEWARK – Local movie-goers seeing trailers for the upcoming film, “Whip It!,” may be surprised to learn that northern New Jersey has it’s very own roller derby league – the Garden State Rollergirls.
SAYREVILLE – The author who captivated audiences with “The Heritage of Terra: The Endeavor” returns with the second installment of the trilogy: “The Obligation: Shadows of a Threat”.
CRANFORD—The Cranford and Kenilworth public libraries will partner on a two-part “Meet the Author” series featuring readings by contemporary American authors. Both sessions will be held in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue in Cranford.
WESTFIELD—The Watchung Mountain District of the Patriots Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts have collaborated to form a designated jazz band called Venturing Crew 150.
RAHWAY—The Division of Recreation will host Discover Rahway and the Jane Case Weaver Bike and Walking Tour on Saturday, Sept. 26. The festivities will include a citywide bike tour that will showcase the numerous trails and wonderful hidden parks both old and new.
EDISON – Edison Recreation will offer a special trip to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform a fall concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.