Nightlife in Newark

Movie Packages with Small Popcorn for One or Two at CityPlex12 Newark (Up to 47% Off)

CityPlex12 Newark

West Side

Recently renovated, 12-screen theater shows first-run hits; 47-foot Shaq*DX screen

$15 $8

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"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody" at NJPAC on November 1 or 2 (Up to 49% Off)

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody"

NJPAC

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Live-action musical parody of the bestselling adult novel about a naive college graduate and a darkly alluring billionaire

$55.40 $28

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Rewind Tour 2014: Rascal Flatts with The Swon Brothers on Friday, October 10, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Rewind Tour 2014: Rascal Flatts With The Swon Brothers

Prudential Center

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Country megastars Rascal Flatts and The Swon Brothers of The Voice fame bring their hits to the stage

$91.85 $55

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Demi Lovato with Christina Perri and MKTO at Prudential Center on Saturday, October 25 (Up to 49% Off)

Demi Lovato

Prudential Center

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Actress and singer blends pop, R&B, and emotive lyrics on hits including "Skyscraper" and "Give Your Heart a Break"

$44.35 $25

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Patti LuPone: "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda . . . Played That Part" on September 17 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 30% Off)

Patti Lupone Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda...played That Part

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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Broadway legend belts out songs she's won Tonys for alongside songs she's never sung

$27.15 $19

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Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!" at Prudential Center on September 20 or 21 (Up to 50% Off)

Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!"

Prudential Center

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Fuzzy friends including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and Ernie lead an interactive dance party with energetic tunes

$35.90 $18

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Backed by the 60-piece human melody machine of the Johann Strauss Orchestra, conductor and violinist André Rieu enchants audiences with an evening of swooning in their seats and dancing in the aisles. A violinist since the age of 5, André radiates his lifelong love of classical music to the audience with celebratory renditions of beloved pieces. As Rieu interacts with the audience, the air fills with kaleidoscopic balloons, lilting tenors and sopranos, and special surprises, which may include a John Philip Sousa séance or an explosion of confetti fired from the tubas.

165 Mulberry St.
Newark,
NJ
US

Like other Mediterranean cuisines, Portuguese fare incorporates aromatic doses of olive oil, garlic, onions, and wine. But unique to this cuisine is its intercontinental flair; you'll find rice from Asia, hot peppers from Africa, and cinnamon, cloves, and ginger from India, all influenced by the Portuguese colonies once spread across the globe. PortuCale Restaurant & Bar brings all this together in a festive and welcoming space. The seafood-heavy menu features six variations on shrimp, a lobster, clam, and scallop entree doused in the chef's secret hot sauce, and tilapia and salmon filets rubbed in zesty lemon sauces. Specialty meat dishes such as braised Portuguese steak topped with an egg and pork loins with mushrooms, clams, and Spanish potatoes add a robust, meaty element to the proceedings. And dishes like mac and cheese and chicken fingers keep kids from getting cranky and eating their homework.

The space is festive and distinctly Mediterranean?think dark-finished wood furnishings set against light exposed brick. Bartenders make pitchers of Sangria, stock wines from Portugal and Spain, and keep 20-year-old Porto wines on hand. They also sell fine cigars that guests can bring to the outdoor patio?itself a draw for its castle-like stone walls, waterfalls, and faux-moat?and take puffs from between sips of single-malt whisky and cognac from the bar.

129 Elm St
Newark,
NJ
US

The aromas of wings slathered in pomegranate sauce and homemade fettuccini alfredo just emerging from the kitchen fills the air inside Brick City Bar and Grill. Diners settle in to "half-moon booths" and peer over at the "plasma screens behind the granite bar" described by NJ.com. A wall of water enclosed in glass separates the restaurant and bar, where red lighting on the ceiling illuminates hardwood floors, wooden tables, and exposed brick walls below. Twenty draft beers fill glasses, while screens above let guests keep up with sports and the latest changes in coaches' hairstyles. A classic rock soundtrack energizes the room until midnight Sunday–Wednesday and 1 a.m. Thursday–Saturday.

35 Edison Pl
Newark,
NJ
US

Recently opened after a complete renovation, CityPlex12 Newark fills its 12 screens with a schedule of first-run Hollywood hits. High-backed rocker chairs make up the stadium seating, while 4K digital projection allows audiences to see each and every molecule that form their favorite star’s face. The centerpiece of the complex is its Shaq*DX theater, equipped with a towering 47-foot screen and Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound.

360-394 Springfield Ave.
Newark,
NJ
US