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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.
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RED BANK: BASIE DEBUTS NEW STAGE
RED BANK: With temperature checks at the door and well-spaced tables, Basie reopens and debuts new theater, a "small step" toward recovery, says CEO.
RED BANK: BASIE TO OPEN NEW VENUE
RED BANK: After seven months of darkness, Basie Center plans to debut new performance space, seating just 150 in a room built for 800.
RED BANK: BASIE TAKES OVER MOVIE THEATER
RED BANK: Count Basie Center, facing uncertain post-pandemic future, takes over two-screen movie house previously run by Bow Tie Cinemas on White Street.
RED BANK: HOSPITALS CLAIM BASIE MARQUEE
RED BANK: Another branding deal adds another corporate name to the marquee of the venue locals know simply as 'the Basie.'
RED BANK: BASIE NOW ‘CENTER FOR THE ARTS’
RED BANK: Count Basie Theatre is now the Count Basie Center for the Arts, a change made to reflect the venue's transformation into an an arts 'campus,' officials said.
RED BANK: BASIE STARTS MASSIVE EXPANSION
RED BANK: With Steven Van Zandt donning a hardhat over his head scarf, Count Basie Theatre puts shovels in the ground for $23 million expansion.
RED BANK: BASIE TO ABSORB CONSERVATORY
RED BANK: The Count Basie Theatre plans to absorb the Monmouth Conservatory of Music as part of a $20 million expansion going into the ground this summer.
RED BANK: BASIE PIMPS STAGE TO PRESS
RED BANK: Commerce intrudes on a once-inviolable sanctuary as the Basie sells stage-naming rights to the Asbury Park Press.
RED BANK: BASIE EXPANSION WINS OK
RED BANK: Count Basie Theatre wins approval for $20 million transformation that needed variance for a 130-spot parking shortfall.
RED BANK: BASIE PLANS MASSIVE EXPANSION
An architect’s rendering of the expanded Count Basie Theatre includes additions on the east and west sides of the existing structure. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank’s Vaudeville-era Count BasieContinue reading "RED BANK: BASIE PLANS MASSIVE EXPANSION"
RED BANK: BASIE UNVEILS NEW ARTS SPACE
Guests mingled in the new Count Basie Theatre Performing Arts Academy Monday. Below, Yvonne Lamb Scudiery and Mayor Pasquale Menna spoke at the unveiling. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: BASIE UNVEILS NEW ARTS SPACE"
RFH, M’TOWN SOUTH WIN BIG AT BASIES
The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School staging of THE THREE MUSKETEERS won Outstanding Drama honors at the ninth annual Basie Awards, Wednesday night. Productions of Evita by Middletown High SchoolContinue reading "RFH, M’TOWN SOUTH WIN BIG AT BASIES"
BASIE GOES WEST FOR NEW CEO
Adam Philipson being interviewed on SCVTV Newsmaker of the Week in June. (Image courtesy of SCVNewsmaker.com, Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Count Basie Theatre‘s search for aContinue reading "BASIE GOES WEST FOR NEW CEO"
RED BANK: BOARD TAPS BOWERS-CRADER
RED BANK: RiverCenter names Samantha Bowers-Crader board chairperson, a position held by her father three decades ago.
RED BANK: GYM PLANNED FOR CORNER SITE
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, a gym plans to occupy a high-visibility building; movies return to downtown; and an insurance agency sets up shop.
RED BANK: DINING ‘PLAZAS’ ON THE TABLE
RED BANK: Borough forms committee to explore expansion of outdoor dining into public spaces as town prepares to enter COVID-19 recovery phase.
RED BANK: JON STEWART STAR-POWERS LUNCH
RED BANK: Count Basie surprises construction workers with free lunch from food truck, served with quips by comedian Jon Stewart.
RED BANK: INDIE FILM FEST SET FOR SUMMER
Where in the world is the Red Bank International Film Festival? After a three-month postponement from its usual October slot on the calendar, the festival's website still reports that "the invasion has been rescheduled" to this coming weekend. But no...
RED BANK: A RED-CARPET, NAME-DROP NIGHT
Legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice, above at right works with members of the Rockit! band in preparation for Saturday’s show, which also honors local music legend Bobby Bandiera, below. A lieutenantContinue reading "RED BANK: A RED-CARPET, NAME-DROP NIGHT"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.