A glance at N.J. entertainment this weekend (Nov. 5-7)

Yoshiko Yap

Table of Contents Art/MuseumsComedyDanceLiterary/BooksMusicTheaterOther WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings — some in-person, others online — you may want to check out in the coming days. The latest Disney on Ice show will come to the Prudential Center in Newark this weekend.prucenter.com Art/Museums NOV. 6 […]

WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings — some in-person, others online — you may want to check out in the coming days.

The latest Disney on Ice show will come to the Prudential Center in Newark this weekend.prucenter.com

Art/Museums

NOV. 6

JERSEY CITY “Salon de Refuses,” group show of works that were rejected by other exhibits, through Dec. 1. Opening reception 1-4 p.m. Nov. 6. ART150, 150 Bay St., second floor. proartsjerseycity.org, [email protected]

MONTCLAIR “Ubui (First Time),” opening of solo exhibit by Shinji Nakaba, to run through Dec. 5. Reception 6-8 p.m. Nov. 6. Gallery Loupe, 50 Church St. galleryloupe.com, 973-744-0061.

MOUNTAINSIDE Potters Guild of New Jersey Fall Pottery Sale, more than 30 exhibiting artists, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 6, noon-5 p.m. Nov. 7. Community Presbyterian Church, 1459 Deer Path. communitypresbyterian.com, 973-768-1560.

NEW BRUNSWICK “Painting in Excess — Kyiv’s Art Revival, 1985-1993,” opening of exhibit to run through March 30. Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Rutgers University, College Avenue Campus, 71 Hamilton St. zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu, 848-932-7237.

Comedy

NOV. 5

NEW BRUNSWICK Randy Rainbow, “The Pink Glasses Tour” concert of musical parodies, 7:30 p.m., State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $45-$165. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

NOV. 6

BOUND BROOK “Sarcasm Comedy,” Steve Trevelise, Don Jamieson, 8 p.m., Brook Arts Center, 10 Hamilton St. $25-$30. brookarts.org, 732-469-7700.

Dance

NOV. 5

MONTCLAIR Stefanie Batten Bland Dance, “Look Who’s Coming to Dinner,” 7:30 p.m., also Nov. 6, 8 p.m.; Nov. 7, 3 p.m. Montclair State University, Alexander Kasser Theater, College Avenue and Red Hawk Road. peakperfs.org, 973-655-5112.

NOV. 6

NEWARK Nimbus Dance, 7 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Victoria Theater, 1 Center St. $59. njpac.org, 732-897-6500.

Literary/Books

NOV. 6

CLARK Liberty States Fiction Writers Book Fair, opportunity to meet writers of all genres, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Clark, Parkway Restaurant, 36 Valley Road. libertystatesfictionwriters.com, 732-906-8768.

Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan will help kick off the annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on Nov. 6.njpac.org

Music

NOV. 5

ASBURY PARK Comeback Kid, Strike Anywhere, One Step Closer, Be Well, 7:30 p.m., House of Independents, 572 Cookman Ave. $25. houseofindependents.com, 732-977-5284.

Grayscale, Girlfriends, Cemetery Sun, Young Culture, 6 p.m., Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave. $21-$25. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

GARWOOD Graham Parker, 8 p.m., Crossroads, 78 North Ave. $30-$320. xxroads.com, 908-232-5666.

MADISON Jerry Vivino Quartet, 7 p.m., Shanghai Jazz Restaurant and Bar, 24 Main St. $40 food-drink minimum. shanghaijazz.com, 973-822-2899.

MORRISTOWN Pat Wictor, the Greystone Singers, 7:30 p.m., The Folk Project, Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road. $10. folkproject.org, 973-335-9489.

NEWARK Django Festival Allstars, Samson Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, Pierre Blanchard, Doudou Cuillerier and Antonio Lucusati, 6 p.m., also Nov. 5, 8:30 p.m. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Chase Room, 1 Center St. $49. njpac.org, 888-466-5722.

NEWARK New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, “Daniel Trifonov Plays Brahms,” 8 p.m., also Nov. 7, 3 p.m. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Hall, 1 Center St. $25-$92. njsymphony.org, [email protected]

NEWTON Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, 8 p.m., The Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St. $39-$49. skypac.org, 973-383-3700.

RED BANK 10,000 Maniacs, 8 p.m., Count Basie Theatre, The Vogel, 99 Monmouth St. $39-$79. thebasie.org, 732-842-9000.

SAYREVILLE Buckcherry, Rubikon, Sister Salvation, Black Dawn, 8 p.m., Starland Ballroom, 570 Jernee Mill Road. $25. starlandballroom.com, 732-238-5500.

TOMS RIVER The Weeklings Beatles Bash, 8 p.m., Ocean County College, Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, Hooper Avenue and College Drive. $35-$45. grunincenter.org, 732-255-0500.

Dream of Maya

Dream of May will present “Croquet — a rock opera inspired by Alice in Wonderland’ Saturday, Nov. 6, at the West Windsor Arts Center in West Windsor.Getty Images/iStockphoto

NOV. 6

ASBURY PARK Parquet Courts, 7 p.m., Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave. $25-$30. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

CARTERET “Musical Tribute to the ‘60s,” performances by That Motown Band, Beyond Fab and Endless Summer, 7 p.m., Carteret Performing Arts & Events Center, 46 Washington Ave. $45. carteretpac.com, 877-849-2722.

ENGLEWOOD “Blue Suede Shoes,” Elvis Presley tribute with Scot Bruce and Mike Albert, 8 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St. $29-$49. bergenpac.org, 201-227-1030.

JERSEY CITY The Feelies, 8 p.m., White Eagle Hall, 335-337 Newark Ave. $30. whiteeaglehalljc.com, 201-885-5166.

LAKEWOOD “Destination Motown,” tribute show with the Sensational Soul Cruisers, 8 p.m., Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Ave. $30-$40. strand.org, 732-367-7789.

MADISON Bernard Purdie Quartet, 6:15 p.m., also Nov. 6, 8:30 p.m. Shanghai Jazz Restaurant and Bar, 24 Main St. $40 food/drink minimum. shanghaijazz.com, 973-822-2899.

MONTCLAIR Bettye Lavette, 8 p.m., First Congregational Church, Outpost in the Burbs, 40 S. Fullerton Ave. $35-$40. outpostintheburbs.org, 973-744-6560.

In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, Ded, Raven Black, 6:15 p.m., Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. $34-$79. thewellmonttheater.com, 973-783-9500.

MORRISTOWN Steely Dan, performance of “Greatest Hits,” 8 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $106.50-$206.50. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

“Classical Keys,” clarinetist Christopher Bush, cellist Molly Aronson and pianist Daniel Colalillo performing works by Schubert, Nino Rota and Brahms, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 51 Washington St. $5-$25. eventbrite.com, 201-602-9043.

NEWARK Chaka Khan, Leela James, 8 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Hall, 1 Center St. $49-$119. njpac.org, 201-503-1333.

OCEAN GROVE Sentimental Journey Big Band, musical salute to veterans, 3 p.m., Jersey Shore Arts Center, 66 S. Main St. $15. jerseyshoreartscenter.org, 732-502-0050.

OCEAN TWP. “Legend of the Jersey Devil” Show, 6:30-9 p.m., Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road in Waretown. $1-$5. alberthall.org, 609-971-1593.

PRINCETON Shake & Holla, 8 p.m., McCarter Theatre Center, Matthews Theatre, 91 University Place. $40-$55. mccarter.org, 609-258-2787.

RAHWAY Asia Featuring John Payne, 8 p.m., Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St. $29-$65. ucpac.org, 732-499-8226.

RED BANK New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, “Daniel Trifonov Plays Brahms,” 8 p.m., Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St. $25-$80. njsymphony.org, [email protected]

Marc Broussard, 8 p.m., Count Basie Theatre, The Vogel, 99 Monmouth St. $25-$69. thebasie.org, 732-842-9000.

TOMS RIVER “Rachmaninoff Music for Two Pianos,” program with OCC lecturer Brian Gilmore and community member Richard Askoff, 1 p.m., also Nov. 7, 3 p.m. Ocean County College, Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, Hooper Avenue and College Drive. Free but registration required. grunincenter.org, 732-255-0500.

WATCHUNG Jazz Pianist Rio Clemente, 8 p.m., Watchung Arts Center, 18 Stirling Road. $20. watchung_arts_center-rio_clemente.eventbrite.com, 908-753-0190.

WEST WINDSOR Dream of Maya, “Croquet — a rock opera inspired by ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, 7 p.m., West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road in Princeton Junction. $20-$25. westwindsorarts.org, 609-919-1982.

NOV. 7

ENGLEWOOD Gladys Knight, 7 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St. $59-$199. bergenpac.org, 201-227-1030.

MONTCLAIR Chase Atlantic, 8 p.m., Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. $27-$47. thewellmonttheater.com, 973-783-9500.

MORRISTOWN Steely Dan, performance of “Aja,” 8 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $106.50-$206.50. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

Opera at Florham, “La Vie de Boheme’ program of highlights from the Puccini tragedy, 3 p.m., St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 6 Sussex Ave. $10-$25. operaatflorham.org/event-details/viva-verismo, 973-443-8620.

NEW BRUNSWICK The Temptations and the Four Tops, 7 p.m., State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $55-$95. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

NEWARK Don Braden Septet, free TD James Moody Jazz Festival family concert, 2 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Victoria Theater, 1 Center St. njpac.org, 732-897-6500.

SPRING LAKE Garden State Philharmonic Orchestra, “Women in Music,” 3 p.m., Spring Lake Community House, 300 Madison Ave. $20-$40. springlaketheatre.com, 732-449-4530.

TOMS RIVER Harlem 100, multimedia show with Mwenso and the Shakes and guests, 7 p.m., Ocean County College, Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, Hooper Avenue and College Drive. $35-$45. grunincenter.org, 732-255-0500.

WAYNE Saxophonist Scott Robinson, “Jazz Room Series” concert, with the WPU Jazz Orchestra, 4 p.m., William Paterson University, Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road. $8-$15. wp-presents.org, 973-720-2371.

Theater

NOV. 5

ENGLEWOOD “1+1,” workshop production of new Eric Bogosian play, 8 p.m., also Nov. 6-7, 8 p.m. Black Box Performing Arts Center, 49 E. Palisade Ave. $35. blackboxpac.com, 201-569-2070.

SUMMIT “Talley’s Folley,” Lanford Wilson drama about two people revealing secrets, 8 p.m., also Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Summit Playhouse, 10 New England Ave. $20-$25. summitplayhouse.org, 908-273-2192.

NOV. 6

BERNARDS “Arsenic and Old Lace,” Trilogy Repertory Theater production of the comedy of two elderly women with a lethal manner of caring for their gentlemen friends, 7:30 p.m., also Nov. 7, 2:30 p.m. Fellowship Cultural Arts Center, 8000 Fellowship Road in Basking Ridge. $23.75-$45. fellowshipculturalartscenter.org, 908-204-3003.

HACKETTSTOWN “Alice in Slasherland,” Centenary Stage Company NEXTStage Repertory production of Qui Nguyen thriller, 8 p.m., also Nov. 6, 8 p.m.; Nov. 7, 2 p.m. Centenary University, Sitnik Theater, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $10-$15. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

LONG BRANCH “What Doesn’t Kill You,” new comedy about a man’s journey through a heart attack, an obsession with Cher and a trip with his husband to a concentration camp, 8 p.m., also Nov. 6, 3 and 8 p.m.; Nov. 7, 2 p.m. New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway. $40. njrep.org, 732-229-3166.

MILLBURN “Songs for a New World,” Jason Robert Brown musical revolving around a Spanish sailing ship bound for a new land, 8 p.m., also Nov. 6, 1:30 and 8 p.m.; Nov. 7, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive. $32-$112. papermill.org, 973-376-4343.

MORRISTOWN “Josie & Grace,” new musical exploring the friendship between Josephine Baker and Grace Kelly, 8 p.m., also Nov. 6, 8 p.m.; Nov. 7, 2 p.m. Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. $40. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3706.

NEW BRUNSWICK “Ken Ludwig’s Dear Jack, Dear Louise,” comedic love story during World War II, 8 p.m., also Nov. 6, 2 and 8 p.m.; Nov. 7, 2 and 7 p.m. George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, 11 Livingston Ave. $20-$65. georgestreetplayhouse.org, 732-246-7717.

RAHWAY “My Great Adventure,” one-person revue of stories and song with Sarah Beth Andrews, 7 p.m., Union County Performing Arts Center’s The Loft, 1601 Irving St. $35. ucpac.org, 732-499-8226.

UNION “The Interpreter,” live-streamed online production of Joseph Vitale drama imagining a Jewish interpreter’s conversations with Nazis at the Nuremberg trials, 7:30 p.m., also Nov. 6-7, 7:30 p.m. The Theater Project. $10-$20. thetheaterproject.org, 908-809-8865.

NOV. 6

RED BANK “Radio Golf,” final play in August Wilson’s “American Century Cycle” of 10 works, 8 p.m., also Nov. 7, 3 p.m. Two River Theater, Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Ave. $40-$70. https://tworivertheater.org/whats-on/myfunnyworld/, 732-345-1400.

NOV. 7

PISCATAWAY “Anansi’s Story Festival,” free ReThink Theatrical interactive production celebrating historical figures, myths, urban legends and folklore, 1 p.m., also Nov. 7, 3 p.m. East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Road. middlesexcountynj.gov, rethinktheatrical.org.

RED BANK

“Friends — the Musical Parody,” 8 p.m., Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St. $25-$49. countbasietheatre.org, 732-842-9000.

Other

NOV. 5

ENGLEWOOD Magician Justin Willman, 8 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St. $29-$49. bergenpac.org, 201-227-1030.

NEWARK “Disney on Ice,” “Mickey’s Search Party,” 11 a.m., also Nov. 5, 7 p.m.; Nov. 6-7, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St. $26-$160. prucenter.com, 973-757-6600.

NOV. 6

MADISON SOPAC Gala, virtual and in-person fundraiser with cocktails in Mead Hall, choice of “strolling dinner” or takeout meal, followed by recognition ceremony and performance by Michael Feinstein in the concert hall, 6 p.m., Drew University, 36 Madison Ave. $100-$300. sopacnow.org, 973-313-2787. Registration required.

NOV. 7

RAHWAY Champions of Magic, five illusionists, 3:30 p.m., Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St. $38.25. ucpac.org, 732-499-8226.

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