Tuesday, October 26, 2021

CCM Student Artwork to be Featured at MPAC and Morris Museum

RANDOLPH — Visual Arts students from the County College of Morris will showcase their artwork through mid-April at the Art Upstairs Gallery at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown and the Morris Museum in Morris Township. The second annual “CCM at the Mayo: County...

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....

The Walking Dead Invasion Cover Revealed!

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and author Jay Bonansinga unveiled the cover of their latest novel following the story behind the rise and fall of Woodbury. The Walking Dead: Invasion follows the story of Lilly Caul in Woodbury, Georgia where two survivor camps...

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...

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:  

Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire

PARSIPPANY — Accredited actress Michele LaRue, in period costume, will portray a fictional speaker in this witty, satiric monologue written by pro-suffragist Marie Jenny Howe in 1912 on Thursday, April 13, 7:30 p.m., at the Bethel in Trinity Park, Mount Tabor.  Many women fought against the vote...

‘Say hello’ and have coffee with a cop at the Library

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department is holding its second "Coffee with a Cop" event on Wednesday, November 30. The event will take place at the Main Branch of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library, 449 Halsey Road from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. "It's the perfect setting...

Women’s Theater Company Presents “Spin”

PARSIPPANY — The Women’s Theater Company, a professional theater company presents Spin, written by Robert William Sherwood. A story of politics--a ruthless American primary campaign, a vicious rumor involving the candidate’s wife, and a campaign manager who has a single afternoon to determine what the story...

Morristown fall festival this Sunday

MORRISTOWN — More than 50,000 people are expected to descend on Morristown for the annual Fall Festival on the Morristown Green this Sunday, September 25. The festival, which starts at 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. rain or shine around the Green and on South Street, is...

All Children’s Theatre Set to Begin Spring Programs

PARSIPPANY — All Children's Theatre, a non-profit all kids' performing arts organization established in Parsippany in 1983, will once again be accepting registrations for boys and girls ages 4-14 for their Saturday morning performing arts programs scheduled to begin on Saturday, March 18 and concludes on...

‘Melrose Place’ actress doesn’t have to turn over financial records in DWI death case

SOMERVILLE — An Appellate Court ruled Monday that actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer and her husband do not have to turn over their financial records to determine if she's eligible for a public defender until the courts hear her appeal in a vehicular homicide case, according...

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany held sold-out “Comedy Show”

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany hosted their first “Comedy Night” Fundraiser on Friday, December 8. Jackie Byrne, hosted the event featuring Don Michaloski, Bob Gonzo and Stephanie Holmes. The feature headliner was KC Arora. Event Chairman Gordon Meth said "The Comedy Night Fundraiser that I chaired...

Patsy Cline has come to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — In the coming weekends, the Women’s Theater Company at the Parsippany Playhouse presents “Always Patsy Cline.” Starring Patricia Durante as Cline and Barbara Babbitt as Cline’s most avid fan Louise, the play unveils the true story of the celebrity and fan who become deep...

‘The Walking Dead’ Cast Knows They’re Going To Die, But It Doesn’t Make It Less ‘Nerve-Wracking’

The Walking Dead cast members know their time on the show has an expiration date, but it doesn’t mean they’re used to seeing people go. Alanna Masterson, who plays Tara on the AMC series, spoke to Entertainment Weekly about her character’s storyline. Masterson’s character...

Albert Einstein: A Driven, Curious and Innovative Mind That Changed the Course of History

This article appears in the Newsweek's special edition, 100 People Who Shaped Our World, by Issue Editor Tim Baker. Everything is relative. It’s a statement made across cultures, languages and geographical barriers. Despite being a profoundly abstract statement, it somehow explains a great deal...

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...

Girl Scouts placing American flags on veterans’ graves

PARSIPPANY — In preparation for Veterans Day Friday, November 11, Girl Scout troop spent time placing hundreds of flags on veterans' graves at the Vail Memorial Cemetery. The Vail Memorial Cemetery at Parsippany Presbyterian Church is a historic cemetery dating nearly 300 years. Including graves of veterans from nearly...

Auditions for Spring Musical “Shrek the Musical”

MORRISTOWN —  MPAC's sixth annual spring musical will be Shrek the Musical. Auditions will take place Sunday-Tuesday, February 11-13 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Theatre for principal roles and ensembles. Details on casting and auditions can be found by clicking here. MPAC is looking for...

Mary Chapin Carpenter to perform at Mayo Center

MORRISTOWN —Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform an intimate, acoustic performances at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $29-59. The tour marks Carpenter's return to singing...

Mutts Mania at Lurker Park today

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EAST HANOVER — Mutts Mania 2016 will be held from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 p.m. today at Lurker Park, Ridgedale Avenue and Eagle Rock Avenue. Admission is $10.00 with children under 18 and dogs of all ages free. The afternoon will feature a sentwell.com Doggie Fashion Show, featuring Celebrity...