Friday, March 27, 2015

Jersey's Jax Just Keeps Moving Along on American Idol: The Dress, Bon Jovi, What will this Jersey Girl Do Next?

East Brunswick's 18 year-old incredibly talented musician Jax delivered another consistent performance on American Idol as part of the Top 9 this week.

With reviews from the judges such as "intrigue kept you here" and "the tone of your voice is so great, that's what I like about you" this JerseyGirl who looked a bit like Debra Harry on 80's night will see if she moves on soon enough.Though all performances and performances have their nuances, Jax has demonstrated she belongs where she is.

Jax commented back to them, "There's so much inside of me that I want to let out".

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

Glee Recap with Commentary: We Built This Glee Club - Episode Recap Before Final Episode

Glee – “We Built This Glee Club”  By Di's Dish

Since Dalton Academy burned to the ground, the New Directions Glee club is a mixture of McKinley High students and Warblers, with the Superintendent’s precocious nephew Myron thrown in for good measure.    Sue was fired from her post as MHS principal and has become Vocal Adrenaline’s coach.  Tension abounds at Glee club practice when the Warblers point out the weaker members of New Directions (Roderick and Spencer for their lack of dance skills) and criticize the choreography as outdated.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Westwood NJ's 6th Annual Green Screen: Must-See Movies About our Precious Planet Earth March 19th-25th

                                                                   By Suzanne Ordas Curry
Here's a film festival with a purpose, inform and educate in an entertaining with movies and documentaries by well known directors and producers, and even include a video produced by a Girl Scout Troup from nearby Teaneck. Westwood, NJ's Sixth Annual Green Screen Film Festival starts March 19th. The

Friday, March 13, 2015

Now What? New TV Show about Mid-Life Women by Caytha Jentis Kicks off Production with "Spring Break" Party in NYC Hosted by Rachael Robbins March 26: Calling All Fun Ladies and Gentlemen!

Writer/Director Caytha Jentis of NJ, off the heels of her latest successful  movie, Bad Parents (now available on Netflix) is taking on a new venture, a TV show about a four women friends going through mid-life. Consider this new show, which is in pre-production, a version of Sex And The City plus a few decades. More grey hair, less estrogen and the I don't care attitude of any women that's made it to mid-life and still kept some friends.

To kick off production, Caytha thinks it shouldn't be the kids having all the fun this spring break and so she is having a Spring Break Party of her own for dare I say - older folks - on March 26th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at The Slipper Room in NYC. Admission is $20, which will help to defray production costs. No RSVP is needed.

Support Local Movie Theaters: Cinderella Opens at Ramsey Theater with Special Appearance by the Lady Herself

For the opening of Cinderella, the Ramsey Theater on beautiful Main Street in Ramsey will have a special appearance by a "Cinderella", who will be watching the movie with the audience for all shows at 1:30pm, 2pm, 4:15pm and 4:45pm.

In  its late night showing pre-opening Disney's live-action Cinderella has already grossed more than  2.3 million at the box office Thursday and reports are at 22.5 million for first Friday. Will this movie be another blockbuster for Disney? Will there be more Cinderella's at Halloween this year than Anna's and Elsa's?

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, Moody Blues Coming to NJPAC

Natural Woman Aretha Franklin  comes to NJ Pac

R E S P E C T !!! Queen of Soul, the legendary Aretha Franklin graces the stage at NJPac on March 14, tickets still available.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

St. Jude Angels For Hope Fundraiser at Rockleigh Country Club March 27, 2015, Martha Byrne To Host

Enjoy a night of fine food, music, dancing, cocktails at the St. Jude Angel's For Hope Fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Rockleigh Country Club, 26 Paris Avenue in Rockleigh, NJ from 7 pm to midnight.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Get Slimed at Garden State Plaza March 8th and See How You Can Meet Nick Personalities Benjamin Flores Jr. and Kira Korsarin

Photo from Facebook

Want to get slimed? Have some fun and visit the Macy's Court at Garden State Plaza (Westfield) Saturday, March 7th from 12pm to 5pm for a chance to meet two personalities

Second Annual Celebrity Wine and Food Show Slated for March 22 at Clinton Inn, Lori Stokes and Food Network's Chopped Chefs to Appear: Proceeds Benefit Giants of Generosity

ABC New Anchor Lori Stokes has the tasty
job of being a celebrity judge.
The Clinton Inn will be the backdrop the Second Annual Celebrity Food and Wine Show, an exciting afternoon of tasting and  friendly competition to help local people in desperate need. The Giants of Generosity, a non-profit that provides  assistance to needy people in the New Jersey area, will be the beneficiary of the day's festivities. Tickets are $65 each for the event which runs from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on March 22, 2015.

The event will feature as guests Master Chef Jr. Logan Guleff, Executive Chef Maneet Chauhan, a judge from the Food Network's Chopped and also an author and restauranteur and Doug Singer of Daily Food & Wine.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

NJ's Martha Byrne Receives Indie Series Award Nomination: Roger Newcomb's Indies Series Award Show #ISA6 to be Held in North Hollywood in April 2015

NJ's Martha Byrne, who received two Emmys for her portrayal of  Lily Walsh Snyder on the long-running soap As The World Turns, was nominated this February for an Indie Series Award in the  Best Guest Actress in a Drama category for her role in Anacostia, a popular web series about a group of family and friends entangled in all sorts of business in Washington DC.

The Indie Series Awards is going into its sixth year. Started by Roger Newcomb of WeLoveSoaps LLC, it's become THE awards show for web series. From it's humble beginnings in the Big Apple, it's now being held at the historic El Portal Theater in North Hollywood. The date is April 1, 2015. Days of Our Lives fan fave Eric Martsolf will leave Salem that day to host the show. The show promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Martha Byrne states, "There are so many talented people in front of and behind the cameras on these webseries. it's great for all of them to be recognized in this type of setting. Kudos to Roger Newcomb for putting together this event once again."

The handsome Brady Black aka Eric Martsolf will be
 the Indie Series Awards' Doogie Howser
Other nominees include notable actors and actresses from the soap world and the field of entertainment such as Chrystal Chappell, Charles Shaughnessy, Colleen Zenk, Debbie Gibson, Judd Hirsch and others. 

For a full list click here

Glee Recap: "Transitioning" Groundbreaking Episode Season 6 Episode 7 With Commentary

Glee – “Transitioning”  Recap by Di's Dish

This outstanding episode opens with Will reflecting on his newfound lifestyle as a result of being the well paid coach of Vocal Adrenaline.  A fancy car (goodbye broken muffler) and perks such as massages, a nutritionist and lavish gifts are all part of the package.  The motivated Vocal Adrenaline kids practice on their own accord, but can Will continue to tolerate their cutthroat ways?  Has he sold his soul?