If you’re a kid actor in Jersey City, there are a few things you probably want to do. One is to be in one of the greatest musicals of all time, something that ran on Broadway for a while and won a bunch of Tony Awards. Another is to be on one of the grandest stages in Hudson County. For 27 kids, both of these wishes will be granted when they perform the classic “Guys and Dolls” at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre.
Looking for creative opportunities? Here are a couple open calls for art in the area. There are opportunities here for visual artists as well as performers. Do you have information about a call for art, audition or similar opportunity? Email summerhortillosa[at]gmail.com. VISUAL ART City Hall — Today, May 20 Four Word Progress is looking for [...]
Ask Jersey City artist Stephanie Guillen to take you on a tour of the world. She’ll take you beyond the Louvre, the Pyramids and the Grand Canyon to surreal places born from both her earthly travels and her imagination. Guillen has been an artist for as long as she can remember but says she really came to life artistically after moving to Jersey City from Zurich, Switzerland, about six years ago.
For full listings, check out the Cultural Calendar. Want your event listed on our calendar? You can submit it yourself — just click here and follow the simple instructions. TODAY See art and buy local at the Creative Grove Artist and Designer Market (3 pm). Hamilton Square’s businesses band together to welcome the season with [...]
A ripe new exhibit at Curious Matter, in collaboration with the Jersey City Free Public Library (JCFPL), is opening this Sunday with a look at how we interact with the botanical world and nature in general. “A Time in Arcadia” looks at plants, gardens and mankind’s longtime obsession with the fantasy of a verdant, idyllic, [...]
Jodi Arias, Casey Anthony, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev–they’re all names you probably know, unless you make a habit out of hiding under a rock. It’s nearly impossible to avoid the media obsession with celebrity criminals and high-profile cases, an obsession that goes beyond covering the actual crime or legal developments, exploring minutiae until it becomes unclear what [...]
There’s a new theater kid in town fighting to make an impression on the local arts scene. Ever since he was a young boy in India, FITR Productions founder Priyank Rastogi has been in love with the stage. “I remember the first play I saw back in India…I was blown away by the power of live performance. I always wanted to be involved in theater. I still remember thinking, ‘I would like to create something magical some day.’”
Looking for creative opportunities? Here are a couple open calls for art in the area. There are opportunities here for visual artists as well as performers. Do you have information about a call for art, audition or similar opportunity? Email summerhortillosa[at]gmail.com. VISUAL ART JCI magazine — May 17 We’re looking for images that remind us [...]
Some of the best young talents in Jersey City will share their visual and performing art pieces this month at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre. The festivities kick off today, May 15, with a concert by the jazz band at Jersey City Arts High School, also known as the Visual and Performing Arts program (VPA), [...]
Professional artists say it all the time–they’ve been artists since birth, since they first discovered crayons, since an art teacher taught them words like contrapposto and tenebrism. See the work of 40 budding artists from Resurrection School, a private Catholic elementary school in Downtown Jersey City, in a new exhibit opening at Newport Centre mall. [...]