Siena Malmad may have been a mere babe when the World Trade Center was attacked in 2001, but that didn’t stop her from writing 9/11, a play which reflects on the event. This weekend, Siena’s play will be one of 47 by kids ages 8 to 17 showcased in New York City. Siena, 11, is [...]
Even though “crowdfunding” did not make the list for the Merriam-Webster Dictionary’s 2012 words of the year, it stands a good chance by the end of this year. The buzzword refers to the raising of funds directly from the public, mostly to finance smaller independent projects, through the use of social media and websites such as IndieGoGo and Kickstarter.
There’s a nice two-for-one (or, depending on how you look at it, three-for-one) deal going at the Hamilton Square Condominiums with tonight’s opening of two exhibits: “Almost Home” by Karina Aguilera Skvirsky and “Release” by Charlotte Becket and Roger Sayre. In her exhibit, Skvirsky takes us deeper into something many of us catch a glimpse [...]
Thanks to the HDSID, Con Vivo performed on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Mercado Park (located on the corner of Jersey & Newark Avenues). On the same day, LITM hosted the opening of the “Teacher as Artist” exhibition, which showcases the works of Jersey City Public School art teachers. Photos by Mickey Mathis
UPDATE: The cemetery concert has been moved to May 19. The after-party (now just a party, we suppose) at Lamp Post Bar and Grille is still on for May 11. Anthony Susco looks at the forecast and sighs. “Rain,” he says. “We’re going to look like Hooverville with our tents.” But a little rain won’t [...]
No drama, no politics. Just good vibes and music. That’s all they ask for at Female Flow, an event organization company started by a Hamilton Park resident only known as “Missy B.” Since 2011, Female Flow has been providing female independent artists a platform to share their talents and creating mixtapes of their work. “I [...]
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 MetroArts Summer Institute — May 14 The MetroArts Summer Institute held at [...]
Whether we realize it or not, teachers play an important role in shaping our lives. The art teachers in the Jersey City Public Schools (JCPS) system are all sculptors, at least in the sense that they are shaping young artists all around the city every day. Now, some of these maestros will show off their [...]
Places are never just places–they’re memories, too. The Heights will be walks in Riverview-Fisk Park overlooking Manhattan, Lincoln Park will be when you got the old gang together for a game of volleyball. Artist Leona Strassberg Steiner, who lives in Downtown Jersey City, has memories from multiple continents and countries. Having lived half her life [...]
Jersey City’s strength and ability to come together will be front-and-center on Friday when four local bands take the stage at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre in a benefit concert to help rebuild a JC icon, the Riverview-Fisk Park gazebo, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy’s fierce gusts last year.