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RED BANK: BASIE ADDS TO FOOTPRINT
RED BANK: Less than two years after massive expansion, Basie Center adds to its real estate holdings, acquiring a Maple Avenue property.
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RED BANK: ‘HAIR’ AUDITIONS SLATED
RED BANK: Phoenix Productions to hold auditions for its autumn production of 'HAIR.'
RED BANK: PHOENIX TO ‘ROCK’ AUDITIONS
RED BANK: For its production of 'School of Rock - the Musical," Phoenix seeks four triple-threat young performers. Audition info here.
RED BANK: BASIE, PHOENIX TO MERGE
RED BANK: After a 30-year working relationship, Basie Center and Phoenix Productions plan to merge, the arts organizations announced Tuesday.
RED BANK: PHOENIX HOME GETS A MURAL
RED BANK: New two-story mural covers facade of the Chestnut Street home of Phoenix Productions.
RED BANK: HOLIDAY DELIGHTS A-POPPING
RED BANK: The holiday season is popping as organizations adapt the retail 'pop-up' concept to entertain and engage patrons.
ON THE GREEN: TWO TICKETS ON THE AISLE
Red Bank's Phoenix Productions goes "Into the Woods" at the Basie...and Middletown's Monmouth Players go "Moon Over Buffalo" at Navesink Arts...as the fall stage season heats up on the greater Green.
RED BANK: LOCAL STARS ON THE ‘WEST SIDE’
RED BANK: Actors from Middletown and Rumson appear as star-crossed lovers when 'West Side Story' returns to the Basie, courtesy of Phoenix Productions.
RED BANK: Five local schools rack up wins (and a Red Bank arts impresario gets a Lifetime Achievement honor) at the 12th annual Basie Awards.
RED BANK: High schools on the Greater Green score numerous nominations, as the 12th annual Basie Awards roll out the red carpet tonight.
RED BANK: ‘BEAUTY’ ON THE BASIE STAGE
RED BANK: Disney's stage musical 'Beauty and the Beast' heralds a new season of lavish entertainments on the Basie stage from Phoenix Productions.
ON THE GREEN: WHERE TO WELCOME 2017
RED BANK: Where to say 'sayonara' to '16 and welcome the New Year in style here and in Fair Haven, Rumson and Sea Bright.
RED BANK: YOU’LL LAUGH YOUR EYE OUT
RED BANK: Ralphie suits up in Aunt Clara's bunny costume once more, as the Basie hosts the musical version of A CHRISTMAS STORY starting this Friday.
RED BANK: LOCAL ARTS ORGS GET 2017 GRANTS
RED BANK: The Art Alliance is one of 15 arts-based organizations on the greater Green to be awarded 2017 ArtHelps grants by the Monmouth Arts Council.
ON THE GREEN: BIG THEATER ON SMALL STAGES
ON THE GREEN: The musical GYPSY highlights a weekend of new stage shows from Phoenix Productions, Monmouth Players and Stone Church Players.
RED BANK: WHO’S NEXT FOR PHOENIX? YES.
RED BANK: The Who's "Tommy" pinballs across the Basie stage for the next two weekends, courtesy of Phoenix Productions.
RED BANK: A WALK WITH LIFE AND ART
Behind the scenes looks at two big stage productions, a Cinco de Mayo dance celebration and MORE, as the Monmouth County Arts Council hosts an Artwalk tour in their Red Bank neighborhood.
RED BANK: A SPLASHY DEBUT FOR PHOENIX
Phoenix Productions starts a new season at the Basie with a splash, as family favorite THE LITTLE MERMAID opens this weekend.
RED BANK: YOGA WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS
The Phoenix rehearsal studio is the setting for a series of free Wednesday Trauma-sensitive Yoga classes, designed to promote serenity and combat stress.
RED BANK: ‘PETER PAN’ GOING UP
Rumson’s Patricia McCarron is an imperiled Princess Tiger Lily at the center of a square-off between Mike Patierno (as Captain Hook) and Jennifer Townsend in the title role of PETERContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘PETER PAN’ GOING UP"
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.