LOS ANGELES, Calif. -The first annual “Write of Passage” screenwriting competition is now open for entries, as announced by founder John David Ware (Signups are Sept. 2 – Oct. 18. Writing week is Oct. 19-26).
CRANFORD – From Sept. 25 to Oct. 31, the exhibition, “Transitory Space” by artist Leah Oates, will be on display at Union County College’s Tomasulo Gallery. Oates’ work is a collection of images from time she spent in Beijing, China, Newfoundland, Canada, and Chicago, Illinois in 2008.
LINDEN—When people think of dance classes, the name “La Dense” comes to mind.
“Besides the fact we have been located in the center of town for the past 31 years, we are now teaching second generation students,” says director Tina Socci.
WOODBRIDGE-Here are some wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb: “Diane, I was born in Woodbridge and wrote these memories for my own pleasure.”
LINDEN-Here is more from the material sent to me by Walter Tylicki on St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish: Theresa’s was its students and school, which maintained high scholastic achievements. This was the result of the dedication of the Sisters Of Nazareth. On Aug. 22, 1950, the Sisters were withdrawn and replaced by the Felician Sisters.
Leave it to crazy genius filmmaker Quentin Tarantino to get the whole country cursing. Which essentially is what we’re doing whenever we pronounce the name of his great new action-suspense-fantasy, “Inglourious Basterds.” At once insanely novel, self-indulgent, subliminally abstract and brilliant, it is also wonderfully suspect on several counts.
EDISON – Vendor applications and classic car and bike registrations are now being accepted for the 17th annual fall family spectacular on Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The New Jersey State Council on the Arts has presented a Citation of Excellence to the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO).
WESTFIELD—Interested in learning and singing great choral music? If so, you’re invited to join the Choral Art Society of New Jersey.
SOUTH AMBOY—This is from 1901 sent to me by a Woodbridge reader: The material shows the New York and Long Branch Railroad going along the Raritan Bay in South Amboy and the Morgan section of Sayreville.