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JIM JARMUSCH at Williams Center PATERSON Screening

December 30th, 2016 by chocko

Earlier in December, The William Carlos Williams Center for the Performing Arts in Rutherford, New Jersey hosted a special screening of Paterson with the writer and director of the film, Jim Jarmusch in attendance. Jarmusch was in the house during a pre-reception in the lobby of the historic building and also to introduce the film […]

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Tom Chapin,Uncle Floyd,John Dull & friends appearing at Wetlands Preservation concert Saturday 11/19 in Rutherford,NJ

November 15th, 2016 by Mr. C

(Tom Chapin) —————————————————————————————————————— This Saturday November 19 – Tom Chapin, Uncle Floyd, John Dull & friends including Ted Clancy, Martin Dull, The Dammers-Desmond Trio, and Scott Petito will be appearing at the 9th edition of the Pete and Toshi Seeger Wetlands Preservation Concert Series at the Rutherford Congregational Church Concert Hall in Rutherford,NJ. Concert starts […]

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Chiller Theatre Spring 2016

October 28th, 2016 by chocko

Hey zombies and vampire girls! It’s Chiller Theatre time once again..a Halloween weekend celebration of all things horror, sci-fi and everything else in between. It’s the ultimate toy, model and film expo you don’t want to miss. Get out of your stanky crypt and head out to Parsippany, New Jersey and party with all the […]

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ToyConNJ 5 Event Review

September 1st, 2016 by chocko

Last weekend Chocko explored the world of ToyConNJ5 located in Parsippany, New Jersey where toy collectors and game enthusiasts gather to pick up new and vintage collectibles. It was my first time at ToyConNJ and it was an impressive show which features 3 large vendor rooms filled with tables of toys of all genres, movies, […]

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The Presby Memorial Iris Garden

May 27th, 2016 by Mr. C

———————————————————————————————————— The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Montclair is one of those hidden treasures of sanctuary that I like to roam around in during blooming season. Wandering around the city and walking around the grounds of a well manicured garden such as the Presby are some of my favorite types of exploration. There’s something about […]

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A Frolic Through the Parks, Parking Lots and Ruins of Paterson, NJ

March 31st, 2016 by chocko

Despite being in the news a couple months ago for violating safety violations and getting shut down, Paterson’s Art Factory, an art venue housed in a monstrous 19th century industrial complex, remains standing. Mr. C and Chocko rolled up to the parking lot and walked around on the cobblestones to take pics of the street […]

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Brian Wilson and Rodriguez played PNC Bank Arts Center

July 8th, 2015 by chocko

Brian Wilson at PNC Bank Arts Center Rodriguez Rodriguez played an excellent set opening up for Brian Wilson at PNC Bank Arts Center at Holmdel, New Jersey last week. If you don’t know who Rodriguez is, stop what you’re doing right now and go see the documentary Searching For Sugar Man. You can thank me […]

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Chiller Theatre April 2014

September 19th, 2014 by chocko

Geez, time is just passing by so quickly. It’s that time of year once again for the CHILLER THEATRE HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA which takes place October 24 – 26 at Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany, NJ. The guests coming through this time around include Hulk Hogan, Traci Lords, Barbara Steele, Zacherle The Cool Ghoul, plus loads […]

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Zombie Walk at Asbury Park, NJ – The Jersey Shore Lives!

October 7th, 2013 by Mr. C

We didn’t get a chance to rise up from the grave with the thousands marching on the boardwalk at Asbury Park, NJ for the Zombie Walk but my office space mate did and he kindly shared some photos with the rest of us undead! Thanks J-Strongbow!

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2 Movie Reviews by Dreaming Bear

November 12th, 2012 by chocko

The following reviews are by a special guest writer, DREAMING BEAR. She came out of her Jersey cave to check out 2 films at the Teaneck International Film Festival (Nov 9-11, 2012). Take it away, D. Bear! The Puffin Foundation of Teaneck, New Jersey, produced its 7th annual grassroots film festival this year. Focusing on […]

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POLIÇA played Maxwell’s

May 15th, 2012 by chocko

The Minneapolis four piece Polica (pronounced with a ‘soft C’) played a SOLD OUT show last Sunday at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, New Jersey. The band consists of 2 drummers (Drew Christopherson and Ben Ivascu), a bass player (Chris Bierden) and the lead singer, Channy Leneagh who is beautiful and has an amazing and powerful voice. […]

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NJ Graffiti Mural Causes Uproar

April 9th, 2012 by chocko

A Trayvon Martin (a teenager shot and killed in Sanford, Florida) tribute mural recently completed in Elmwood Park, New Jersey features a hooded figure and graffiti. The mysterious man depicted with the hoodie is actually a a self-portrait of local artist, Joe Iurato who has been painting faceless, hooded figures for quite some time now. […]

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