Jersey Buzz: Bruce Springsteen receives National Medal of Arts from Biden; 'Two Funny Mamas' coming to NJ

"The Boss" took a trip to the White House and received one of the nation's highest awards for the arts.

Lanette Espy

Mar 22, 2023, 10:34 AM

Updated 481 days ago

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Bruce Springsteen receives National Medal of Arts at the White House

Bruce Springsteen may be on a world tour but even he stops what he's doing to make time for the president. President Joe Biden honored Springsteen on Tuesday with the National Medal of Arts, the nation's highest award for advancing the arts in America.
Springsteen, who grew up in Freehold and currently lives in Colts Neck, was introduced at the ceremony as one of our greatest performers who “captures the unyielding spirit of what it means to be American.”
Springsteen’s public relations representative told News 12 New Jersey that he is extremely happy about getting this award. He's among about a dozen individuals that Biden chose to receive the National Medal of Arts. Also included on the list are Gladys Knight, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Mindy Kaling.

Sherri Shepherd and Kym Whitley to bring 'Two Funny Mamas' podcast to New Brunswick

Sherri Shepherd and Kym Whitley say they're taking their podcast "Two Funny Mamas" on the road. Their first stop will be in New Brunswick at State Theatre New Jersey.
Shepherd has her own daytime talk show and Whitley has acted in several TV shows and movies. Nothing is off limits when the two funny ladies get together to talk about life raw, unfiltered, and funny. They'll also answer questions from the audience.


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