Snowed out: MPAC show canceled; Morristown town hall, Morris County offices closed, Feb. 9

SNOWGLOBE STEEPLE: Methodist Church during Winter Storm Jonas in Morristown, Jan. 23, 2016. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

It’s a pretty safe bet that everything nonessential is closed.

Seth Meyers and The Joke Heard Round the World

Seth Meyers performs to a sold-out crowd at MPAC, Feb. 4, 2017. Photo by Karen Mancinelli for Drew University

If you can’t take a joke… run for President, the comic tells a packed house in Morristown.

MPAC spring production: West Side Story! Auditions in February

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Officer Kruppke, are you out there?

RIP: Remembering NJ songwriter Greg Trooper

RIP: Greg Trooper at MPAC in 2011. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

He was described as a “whip-smart songwriter,” which he proved at the Mayo Performing Arts Center a few years ago.

Capitol Steps in Morristown: You can’t make this stuff up…well, maybe just a little

IF ALEC BALDWIN EVER RETIRES...this President-Elect is waiting in the wings, with the Capitol Steps at MPAC, Jan. 13, 2017. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Better to laugh than cry, right?

Dreams have no shortcuts, record-setting astronaut Scott Kelly tells kids in Morristown

Astronaut Scott Kelly addresses Morris County schoolkids at MPAC in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

A pioneering spaceman shares down-to-earth advice with hundreds of schoolkids.

Morristown, MPAC among 9 Greater Morristown venues in statewide contest; vote through Feb. 16

A new electronic marquee flashed to life Friday at the Mayo Performing Arts Center. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

This election won’t divide the country. New Jersey, that’s another story…

Podcast: Alec Baldwin interviews Patti Smith in Morristown

Alec Baldwin and Patti Smith record WNYC show at MPAC. Photo by Kevin Coughlin, Dec. 14, 2016

Here is lively edition of ‘Here’s the Thing’ recorded this month at the Mayo Performing Arts Center.

Here’s the Thing: Alec Baldwin and Patti Smith tell Morristown about Dylan, Donald

Alec Baldwin and Patti Smith record WNYC show at MPAC. Photo by Kevin Coughlin, Dec. 14, 2016

What happens when you open the microphones for two fearless performers and house of fearless fans?

Saving the Great Swamp: New film is a reminder that you can beat the big boys

Crowd listens to Q & A at MPAC screening of jetport movie. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The next time you visit the Great Swamp, imagine the rumble of jet engines. And then thank these people for the blessed serenity.