Author Irene Borngraeber
Jersey City's Nimbus Dance Works debuted parts of its Jersey City Nutcracker at three weekend shows at Grace Church Van Vorst. The dance troupe plans to bring more parts of the show to Jersey City next holiday season, with a premiere of the full performance in 2012.
Jersey City’s Nimbus Dance Works debuted parts of its Jersey City Nutcracker at three weekend shows at Grace Church Van Vorst. The dance troupe plans to bring more parts of the show to Jersey City next holiday season, with a premiere of the full performance in 2012.
Braving the hot and hazy summer weather, scores of people descended on Hamilton Square last night for the grand opening party of The Golden Door, the new immigration-themed mini-golf course that is also a fundraiser for the ailing Jersey City Museum. The course will remain open to the public daily from 10 am to dusk
After a 2006 fire consumed his personal possessions, ruined some of his artwork, and left his Heights house a smoking shell filled with brunt rubble, Messick did not focus on salvaging whatever he could from the charred and water-damaged property, Instead, he set out to document the home’s transformation, in pictures.
When Buckley started her tenure as executive director in early October, the museum was at yet another major crossroads in the institution’s history of financial struggles and changing leadership, facing a decline in corporate donations, residual debt and a decrease in municipal funding. She recently talked to JCI about her plans to move the museum forward.
If you ask a local artist why he or she participates in the annual Jersey City Artists Studio Tour, “to sell art” probably won’t be a phrase you hear very often. This year Victory Arts Projects, Cultural Affairs, the Jersey City Museum and the Beacon Condominiums tried to rectify that by launching an art fair. Will it work?
The exhibition “Nyktomorph” at Curious Matter is an exploration of what the darkness holds. That eerie shape you catch out of the corner of your eye, that shadow that could be … (but might not), that destabilizing feeling you get when you sense someone might be watching you.
Hiroshi Kumagai‘s “Garden of Binary Love” is filled with a blooming assortment of portraits that explode in pixelated Technicolor waves. In his second solo show at 58 Gallery, the artist cuts and slices his way through layer upon layer of brightly-colored vinyl to recreate snapshots of people engaged in video chat. The stills, taken from
All photos: Mark T Townsend John Fesken’s “Ehulleck Tragedies: Parvulus Ressurection” at 58 Gallery is a fairy tale: a dark, tortured epic of loss and desperation — but a fairy tale all the same. The installation currently on view is divided into three visually distinct parts that form the basis of an overarching storyline the
As the lights dimmed and the attendees of Nimbus Dance Works’ Fifth Anniversary Gala took their seats, I couldn’t help but think to myself: “Pinch me; I’m in Jersey City.” The locale may not be home to a designated performing arts center or recital hall, but that doesn’t stop the members of Nimbus Dance from
“Animal Pharm,” the exhibition by Lee P Johnson currently on view at Fish With Braids, is not for the faint at heart. If you got woozy during the dreaded frog dissection in high school biology or you still twinge at the sight of blood: take a deep breath and gather up your courage before walking