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Purple Reign concludes Crest Summer Music Series Saturday

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 04:20 pm

Purple Reign concludes Crest Summer Music Series Saturday Purple Reign concludes Crest Summer Music Series Saturday

The Wildwood Crest Free Summer Music Series will conclude this weekend with a performance by Purple Reign 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Centennial Park.

The appearance is a return engagement for Purple Reign, which first played Wildwood Crest last summer.

First an original band that began in the 1970s that produced a national hit record in 1975, Purple Reign regularly performs some of the most popular music of the day, boasting a rhythm section, horns and strong vocals, and plays everything from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga, as well as hits from the disco era, Motown, and ’80s and ’90s dance music.

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18th annual Airfest takes off Aug. 27

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Written by Joan Kostiuk Friday, August 22, 2014 03:55 pm

Wings of Freedom tour makes a stop at NASW Aviation Museum

Famous World War II aircraft will be open for public inspection and flights at the Cape May Airport during the 18th annual Airfest presented by the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 27-29.

The Airfest is held in conjunction with the 2014 Wings of Freedom tour presented by the Collings Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization founded in 1979 to organize and support "living history" events through which Americans can learn about their heritage. The tour visits more than 130 cities annually on a mission of peace and remembrance, according to organizers.

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Salome's Stars: Horoscope for week of Aug. 25

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Written by Joan Kostiuk Friday, August 22, 2014 03:46 pm

Horoscope for week of Aug. 25 Horoscope for week of Aug. 25 ARIES (March 21-April 19) Despite your Aries penchant for wanting to tackle a problem head-on, you might want to take a little more time to see how a current situation develops. It could surprise you.

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Cole Bros. Circus returns to South Jersey

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 02, 2014 12:00 am

Action sequence photography tracks human cannonball Dale Thomsen from the barrel of the cannon into the safety net. Action sequence photography tracks human cannonball Dale Thomsen from the barrel of the cannon into the safety net. America's 'oldest big top circus' brings 130th anniversary show to Rio Grande, Seaville and Mays Landing

The 130th anniversary edition of the Cole Bros. Circus will celebrate great acts from circus history and the rising stars of today’s American circus at three South Jersey locations in the coming weeks – Rio Grande and Seaville in Cape May County, and Mays Landing in Atlantic County.

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First Ladies of Rock and Soul debut at Centennial Park

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 04:47 pm

Making their inaugural appearance at the Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series, the First Ladies of Rock and Soul will turn back the clock and perform the top hits of the girl groups that characterized the musical landscape of the 1960s. The show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at Centennial Park.

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Found it in … Ocean City

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Written by Lauren Dickey Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 pm

This Nixon 51-30 Chrono Leather Black Snake watch found at Seventh Street Surf Shop in Ocean City is a statement in rugged sophistication.

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Billboard 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

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Summer short stories feature local settings

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 07:18 pm

What do you get when you combine bad dogs, bad men and bad luck? “Sandy Shorts,” a new book of short stories by Nancy Powichroski Sherman.

Stories in the book are set in the coastal South Jersey towns of Cape May, Ocean City and Wildwood, along with Delaware locations including Bethany Beach, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach. They are grouped into sections labeled “Sunny Days,” “Shifting Sands,” “Stormy Skies” and “Starry Nights,” according to their mood. Many of the stories reference local restaurants, beaches, bars, stores and other local spots.

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Youth theater group to present ‘The Addams Family’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 10:04 am

Members of the Seven Mile Island Stars attend the recent baby parade in Stone Harbor. Members of the Seven Mile Island Stars attend the recent baby parade in Stone Harbor. The Seven Mile Island Stars will present their new musical comedy “The Addams Family” 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 24-26 at Stone Harbor Elementary School.

“The Addams Family” opened on Broadway in 2010 and is a macabre musical comedy featuring the characters from the original television program including Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and more.

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Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra to show its country side

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 06:07 pm

jacklynbu OCEAN CITY - Jacklyn Buckingham will star in a multimedia show titled “Country Divas” when the Jersey Shore Pops return to the Ocean City Music Pier for their first matinee of the season 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26.

The concert will feature a tribute to female country music stars Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain and others.

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