Professionals can learn from working with amateurs. Just ask Alex Meakem.A professional singer and music teacher, the 25-year-old Lawrenceville resident also works as a choral scholar for Voices Chorale NJ.

Caitlin Petre’s recently released book, “All the News that’s Fit to Click: How Metrics Are Transforming the Work of Journalists,” published by Princeton University Press, is an examination of how modern practices are affecting news gathering and sharing.

The Trenton City Museum’s “Painting the Moon and Beyond: Lois Dodd and Friends,” featuring works by New Jersey native and noted American painter Lois Dodd and several former students, opens Friday, November 19.

“Skeleton Crew,” at the Bristol Riverside Theatre through Sunday, November 21, is a play about dashed hopes, about a city, Detroit, that fades as once-thriving business after once-thriving business shuts down, about a robust industry that diminishes to a fraction of its prime, and about peop…

Ragged Sky Press, an independent Princeton-based publisher, and Princeton Makes, the new Princeton-based artist cooperative located in the Princeton Shopping Center, are launching a monthly Second Sunday Poetry Readings at the co-op’s center.

Regional Veterans Day commemorations include the presentation of Rider University film and history student Dani Jackson’s “A Two-Front War” at the university’s Bart Luedeke Center Theater on Thursday, November 11.

Robbinsville resident Vaughan Burton and his band, Dream of Maya, will present the premiere of his rock opera, “Croquet,” at the West Windsor Arts Center on Saturday, November 6.

Though known primarily as an architect of complex comedies and convoluted farces, Ken Ludwig displays a simpler, less complicated side to his writing in “Dear Jack, Dear Louise,” at New Brunswick’s George Street Playhouse through Sunday, November 21.

    The region’s poetry community is emerging from the pandemic with a renewed focus and a new edition of US1 Worksheets, a publication that has connected poets and poetry lovers for nearly five decades.

    Presenting its first program curated by new artistic director Ethan Stiefel, and dancing before a live audience for the first time since February 2020, New Jersey’s American Repertory Ballet — showing no signs of rustiness — made a glistening return to the stage in “Emergence.”

      "Spat,” recently released by Finishing Line Press, is Hopewell-based poet Lois Marie Harrod’s 18th collection of poetry.

      Richard Sauers is as close to a being a guide to the underworld as you can get. And during this season — with Halloween and All Souls Day — the chemist-turned-cemetery tour guide has been mixing history and chills during his popular tours at the Riverview Cemetery in Trenton.

      "This collection is a series of vignettes, very short stories, on the life and experiences of my maternal grandfather,” writes Michael P. Riccards in the introduction of his book “The Ordinary Duties of the Day: The Collected Grandpa Stories.”

        Auditions in Hillsborough, a program for parents dealing with ADHD, and a call for volunteers in South Brunswick.

        Preventative medicine has been a tool for health throughout history — in New Jersey that history includes an early 19th century man of African ancestry who became a noted doctor using herbs, wisdom, and preventive approaches.

          Passage Theater in Trenton gets its 2021-2022 professional season going on Saturday, September 25, with a season preview led by several company playwrights, including the Bordentown Township-based David Lee White.

          The Hopewell Theater gives an important area environmental region center stage with the Tuesday, September 28, presentation of “Save the Sourlands SoloFest.”

          There are some innovative changes occurring at the Garden Theater in Princeton helping the vintage movie house position itself to overcome the challenges of a changed cinematic landscape.

            Several nonprofits are offering upcoming charity walks in socially distanced ways, and Gallery 14 is back up and running -- and looking for new art.

            The New Jersey State Button Society will lift its pandemic-induced pause button and celebrate its 80th anniversary tri-state button show at the Union Fire Company and Rescue Square Hall in Titusville on Saturday, September 11.

              Auditions, charity runs, and more are in full swing for the fall season.


                Here’s a sampling of just some of the numerous fall events coming our way this fall.