Thursday, September 20, 2018

Special Appearance at Kafe Mozart: Frank Elmo – Master Saxophonist

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany resident Frank Elmo, a Master Saxophonist, will be making a special appearance at Kafe Mozart, 2900 Route 10 West, Powder Mill Plaza West, Parsippany on Thursday, September 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. Along with Frank on the piano will be Jon Amodeo, also...

Historical wedding dress exhibit at Acorn Hall

MORRISTOWN  — “Fine, Fancy, and Fashionable: 125 Years Dressing the Bride,” 30 wedding gowns from the Morris County Historical Society’s extensive collections, will close on Sunday, October 23. The exhibit, which opened on Mother’s Day, highlights the evolution of fashion through the single most important...

34th Annual Lead East returns to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Lead East is a five day Oldies Music and Old Car Festival Weekend unlike any event held anywhere on this planet. The word Lead is old car vernacular meaning customized car. It's what auto body men used before Bondo auto body filler was...

Mt. Tabor Childrens Day Parade and Festivities

PARSIPPANY — Mt. Tabor celebrated the 147th Annual Children’s Day Weekend, starting on Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 7.   The royal court lead the parade which featured marching bands, community groups, costumes, decorated bicycles and wagons, maypoles and an array of people-created floats. The 147-year-old celebration, which kicked off Thursday with...

Anthony Duke Claus returns to Kafe Mozart

PARSIPPANY — Anthony Duke Claus returns to Kafe Mozart! Since he was a toddler, Anthony Duke Claus has been in the spotlight. From international commercials to off-Broadway theater to popular television, the now 20-year-old  William Paterson University student has been around the singing and acting block more than a...

Southern Gospel Group Brian Free & Assurance to Make Rare Appearance

WHIPPANY — Multi-award winning Southern Gospel group "Brian Free and Assurance" will make a rare New Jersey appearance on Sunday, September 4 at10:00 a.m. at Abundant Life Worship Center, 43 South Jefferson Road, Whippany. The event is free, but a free-will offering will be received at...

Grover Kemble to perform at Kafe Mozart this evening

PARSIPPANY — Grover Kemble will be performing this evening, Thursday, April 28 starting at 7:00 p.m. at Kafe Mozart, 2900 Route 10 West, Powder Mill Plaza West. Grover Kemble is a musician, singer, and songwriter, well known for his spontaneous and daring approach to jazz, fun-loving...

Mosque Leaders to Hold Anti-Extremism Event

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Condemning the deadly events that took place in Brussels, Belgium last week, local religious leaders will be joined by Morris County officials to discuss anti-terrorism and anti-extremism positions at the Villa at Mountain Lakes on Wednesday, March 30. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will hold...

PHHS graduate Teddy Comora to perform at Kafe Mozart during Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Hills High School graduate Teddy Comora will be performing at Kafe Mozart on Thursday, March 31. Also Kafe Mozart will be holding its Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening Celebration starting at 6:00 p.m. with Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, Mayor James Barberio, Council President Louis Valori, Council Vice President Robert...

Kiwanis Club to host “Trivia Night”

PARSIPPANY — It’s back again, for the 13th consecutive year. The Ultimate Trivia Contest will be held on Saturday, April 16. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and Trivia starts at 7:00 p.m. Gather your friends, family, co-workers and come out for a night of fun. Each team...

Kiwanis Club donates to The Women’s Theater

  PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation recently donated to "The Women's Theater."  Shown above is Kiwanis Foundation President Mimi Letts, Women's Theater founder Barbara Krajkowski and Kiwanis Foundation Treasurer Steve Dickens. The Women's Theater Company is located at  The Parsippany Playhouse, 1130 Knoll Road, Lake Hiawatha. For more...

PHS Drama Club to present “Exit the Body”

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany High School Drama Club will present "Exit the Body" a three-act comedy by acclaimed playwright artist Fred Carmichael. The show opens on Thursday, November 19 and also will be playing on Friday and Saturday. All three performances begin at 7:00 p.m....

Michael Bolton: Greatest Hits with Holiday Favorites

MORRISTOWN — Popular vocalist Michael Bolton returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center for a holiday concert on Monday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m. Michael Bolton: Greatest Hits and Holiday Favorites will feature a selection of some of Bolton's best known hits ("How Am I Supposed...

Judge OKs new trial for Parsippany producer in $7.3M Lady Gaga lawsuit

NEWARK -- The producer who worked with Lady Gaga at the start of her career will get another chance in court to fight an earlier judgement ordering him to pay $7.3 million to a talent scout, the New Jersey Law Journal reported Thursday. RELATED:...

Rockettes arrive at Parsippany Library

PARSIPPANY — The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an experience that’s meant to be shared, so before they start rehearsals for the 2015 production, they visited Parsippany to kick off the holiday season. Megan Levinson, North Caldwell, and Christine Sienicki, Clifton, were the two Rockettes visiting the Parsippany Library....

350 Jersey Songs: The 10 most popular posts

Carole King's 2012 album, "The Legendary Demos," included her original recording of "Pleasant Valley Sunday." When the 350 Jersey Songs project hit the halfway mark in March, I did a post on the 10 most popular songs in the series, based on page views....

N.J. Festival of Ballooning: 10 things to know before you go

READINGTON-- Before heading out to the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, which starts Friday and runs through Sunday, here is what you need to know. Buy your ticket in advance. Organizers expect 165,000 people over the three days...

Springsteen photos to be shown at Monmouth University

PAMELA SPRINGSTEEN This photo, taken by Springsteen's sister Pamela, will be displayed in "Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey." Monmouth University in West Long Branch, which houses the historical archive The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection and has a long history of presenting Springsteen-related events, will...

Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks

PARSIPPANY — The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills will host the annual "Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks" on Saturday, July 4. Rain date Sunday, July 5. Come out and enjoy an evening of music by "The Trip" and fireworks at Parsippany Hills High School, 20...

Social media explodes into rainbow colors

Within hours of Friday's historic Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage, most social media websites changed their logos or homepage to celebrate.  Parsippany Focus was able to take these screenshots:  
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