Category Archives: Arts + Entertainment

March 13

MTV REVAMPS ICONIC AWARDS SHOW: MOONMAN WILL NOW RECOGNIZE FILM & TV

After 25 years, MTV today announced it is flipping the script with the newly reimagined “MTV Movie & TV Awards…

October 27

HISTORIAN & WEB SERIES HOST LAUNCHES HISTORY TOURS IN OCEAN GROVE

What’s the Ocean Grove connection to Harry Houdini, and what was the afterlife bargain he made with his mom? Why were people from London to the mining camps of the California Gold Rush talking about Ocean Grove? Host and producer of the popular video series “Curiosities of Ocean Grove,” Kim Brittingham answers these questions and more during her newly introduced history tours…

September 01

RESCHEDULED: 73rd OCEAN DYE IN ALLENHURST – HERE ARE THE DETAILS

It’s one of the many overlooked special things about New Jersey that help us forget the Housewives and Snooki. The event has been rescheduled. Click for details….

August 25

“WHEN RALPH LAUREN WAS TALKING TO ME…”: LOCAL CHILD MODEL SHARES AN INSIDE LOOK INTO INDUSTRY

ABC News named her one of the “next generation of supermodels.” The modeling industry through a local child star – and her mom’s – eyes may surprise you….

August 11

ARTIST BRADLEY HOFFER DISCUSSES THE BACKSTORY OF “CROBORAB #8” MURAL COLORING THE WATERFRONT

One of Asbury Park’s most well-known artists offers a candid view of his latest work, a large mural for the waterfront’s Wooden Walls Art Project….

July 21

WOODEN WALLS ART PROJECT ARTIST JAMES VANCE TALKS ABOUT “#1871”

I spoke with Vance about his recently completed installation “#1871”, a seductive, mantra-like black and white mural of hand-painted numbers on a section of the Sunset Pavilion…

May 26

HISTORYOFGIVING.org: THE FIRST ONE-SOURCE DIGITAL EXHIBITION OF GLOBAL CHARITABLE GIVING

The most detailed digital resource about the past 500 years of global philanthropy is now available online. The digital exhibition highlights 200 moments in global philanthropy illustrated by almost 100 rare media assets, including documents, audio and video.

March 10

CELEBRATING ONE OF ASBURY PARK’S GEMS: CAROUSEL AWARDS HONOR SONJA O’BRIEN

After 14 years of tangible local impact the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce is recognizing O’Brien along with four others at the 2016 Carousel Awards. Read why she will receive the Humanitarian Award….