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RED BANK: ‘BUTTERFLY’ ALIGHTS AT BASIE
RED BANK: The Basie's upstairs Studio 99 is the scene for an encore presentation of Dunbar Rep's 'Butterfly Confessions,' beginning Friday.
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RED BANK: SECOND-STORY CONFESSIONS AT 99
RED BANK: The "love letter to women of color" BUTTERFLY CONFESSIONS goes up (upstairs at the Basie building, that is) for a two-weekend run that begins April 21.
RED BANK: WORDS AND JAZZ ON MONMOUTH
RED BANK: Basie-era greats and young artists mingle as the Talkin' Jazz series returns for a 10th annual edition this Monday.
RED BANK: BIG MOVE FOR BASIE BOARD
RED BANK: The Count Basie Theatre announces a newly merged Board, and a newly appointed VP of Development.
RED BANK: GO TELL IT ON MONMOUTH
A cast of some 45 actors, singers, dancers and community members brings the theatrical gospel celebration BLACK NATIVITY back to the Count Basie Theatre this Sunday, December 27, in theContinue reading "RED BANK: GO TELL IT ON MONMOUTH"
RED BANK: INDIE THEATER, UPSIDE THE BASIE
Those in the know count the upstairs rehearsal room as another cool space at the Basie. Below, Lorraine “The Wisdomkeeper” Stone. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Observers ofContinue reading "RED BANK: INDIE THEATER, UPSIDE THE BASIE"
A ‘NATIVITY’ REBORN AS A LOCAL TRADITION
The Dunbar Repertory production of BLACK NATIVITY returns to the Count Basie Theatre on Friday. In an interview that appeared here a little over a year ago, Brookdale Community CollegeContinue reading "A ‘NATIVITY’ REBORN AS A LOCAL TRADITION"
ROOM FOR ‘NATIVITY,’ AT THE COUNT’S CRIB
Lorraine Stone is in the cast, and Darrell Lawrence Willis Sr. directs, as BLACK NATIVITY comes to the Count Basie stage for the first time on December 30. By TOMContinue reading "ROOM FOR ‘NATIVITY,’ AT THE COUNT’S CRIB"
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RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.