From breakups to brawls, the Cookie Jar has it all

In the Cookie Jar Latrice Royale Latrice Royale’s new EP Here’s to Life is the perfect soundtrack for a lush summer evening. Royale has taken her...

NJSO brings LGBT OUT night to NJPAC in Newark

Richard Danielpour and Anthony McgillThe New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's "Saturday Night OUT" at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on May 3 featured Brahms' First Symphony and Danielpour's Clarinet Concerto. This special event was described as "Enjoy the sounds of the NJSO, followed by a champagne and dessert reception for ticketholders who are LGBT community members and friends."

Divas & remixers amp up your autumn

Bob the Drag Queen Since the inception of RuPaul’s Drag Race, many of the contestants have released their own music. Each has had varying degrees...

The end-of-summer music review

In the Cookie Jar —web extra As the end of the summer comes charging toward us, we can look back on the music that...

Richard Thompson and his son Teddy are touring together

Richard Thompson. Photo by Pamela LittkyActually the British came and went, with Richard Thompson performing at New Jersey Performing Arts Center with special guest, his son Teddy Thompson, on March 15th. Teddy is in love with American music.

Madonna comes early

MadonnaAfter a much-publicized leak - draw your own conclusions - of the tracks from "Rebel Heart,"  Madonna has decided to release the first six songs, giving her most rabid fans something to chew on while they wait for the winter release of the full album. 

In the Cookie Jar: Mix tape and mixed bag

The Hamilton Mixtape While the musical Hamilton has reinvented Broadway for a new generation, it is the music, like Rent before it, that truly...

Lady Gaga is an Icon at her highest

Lady Gaga’s two-night performance at Citi Field Stadium in Queens, NY, marked lucky number thirteen stop on the 60-show Joanne World Tour, and by...

From Pop to Broadway, spring brings new beats

In the Cookie Jar Maroon 5 teamed up with Future for their latest foray, the smoothly groovy single “Cold.” While the video details lead singer...

Splashing through summer

In the Cookie Jar Peppermint  As the season of RuPaul’s Drag Race has wound down (congratulations Sasha Velour!, we now will start to see some of...