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CNB Entertainment News: ArtPride New Jersey Releases Holiday Gift Guide Featuring Upcoming Events


Discover Jersey Arts spotlights live theater, art, and musical performances happening this holiday season.


Burlington, N.J. – November 21, 2022 – ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service organization, has released its holiday gift guide, featuring upcoming in-person events throughout the Garden State. From Cape May to Paterson, the guide curates festive holiday experiences from theatres, museums, dance companies and galleries. The initiative is dedicated to increasing awareness and participation in the arts in New Jersey. Screenshot 2022-11-22 at 21.30.56


“‘Holiday Traditions Start with the Arts" is not just an initiative of ArtPride New Jersey’s campaign, it’s a philosophy,” said Adam Perle, president & CEO of ArtPride NJ. "This is the season when everyone can experience the arts with their loved ones and enjoy some of that magic year after year.”


The guide includes various in-person happenings this season, ranging from comedy shows to interpretive dance events.


Here is a sampling of upcoming events:

  • A Christmas Carol” follows Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past, present and future at the McCarter Theater Company in Princeton through December 24.
  • Sons of Serendip: Christmas: Beyond The Lights,” a unique Billboard-charting classical crossover quartet consisting of a harpist, cellist, pianist and lead vocalist, taking place at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange on December 7.
  • “New Year’s Eve with Carline Rhea,” an evening of comedy with Caroline Rhea, who has had numerous specials on Comedy Central, HBO, and Showtime, and most recently headlined the Showtime special “More Funny Women of a Certain Age.” The show takes place at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center on December 31.
  • The Hip Hop Nutcracker” features a dozen unstoppable all-star dancers, wrapping the classic story of The Nutcracker in New York City-style. This show is taking place at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on December 17.


The complete list of Discover Jersey Arts events taking place across the state and information on purchasing tickets is available here.


Gift certificates are also available for purchase.


About Discover Jersey Arts
Discover Jersey Arts is an ArtPride New Jersey Foundation program dedicated to increasing awareness of and participation in the arts statewide. The website showcases New Jersey’s creative community with feature stories, videos and podcasts; highlighted events; details on Jersey Arts Membership; and other content. Discover Jersey Arts was cofounded and is supported by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

About the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation
The ArtPride, New Jersey Foundation, is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes the value of the arts to New Jersey’s quality of life, education, and economic vitality through research and a variety of programs and services. For more information about ArtPride, visit