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Life & Living with Joanna Gagis, hosted by Joanna Gagis, highlights New Jersey’s lifestyle and culture and showcases the great destinations that make the state unique. Music and the arts, health and wellness, fashion and design, food and dining, and travel and tourism are all featured in this half hour, magazine-style program.

Life & Living also takes an up-close look at New Jersey individuals, corporations and non-profit organizations that are making a difference in their communities and improving the lives of residents in this great state.

In addition to in-depth studio interviews, Life & Living regularly takes to the road, giving viewers an inside look at the notable restaurants and eateries, fitness centers and spas, arts and cultural centers and events, and family fun destinations that New Jersey has to offer.

Previous Guests include:

  • Stephen Colbert — Host, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”
  • Olympia Dukakis — Academy Award Winning Actress
  • Dave Matthews — Musician
  • Kathleen Turner — Academy Award Nominee
  • Judy Blume — Author
  • Blanche Garcia — Travel Channel’s “Hotel Impossible”
  • Rosie Pope — BravoTV’s “Pregnant in Heels”
  • Eric Trump — Founder, The Eric Trump Foundation
  • John Leguizamo — Actor and Comedian
  • ICE-T — Actor and Musician
  • Amanda Freitag — Judge on The Food Network’s “Chopped”
  • Jeffrey Zurofsky — Co-host, BravoTV’s “Best New Restaurant”
  • Gloria Gaynor — Musician
  • Alex Gibney — Academy Award Winning Director
  • Patrick Wilson — Actor
  • Ryan DePersio — Executive Chef, Batello in Jersey City & NICO at NJPAC
  • Paul Hoffman — CEO, Liberty Science Center

Places we’ve visited (and you should too!):

  • Mountain Creek Ski Resort, Vernon
  • Pilsener Haus & Biergarten, Hoboken
  • Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton Township
  • Lakota Wolf Preserve, Columbia
  • Liberty Science Center, Jersey City


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