Folk music ain’t what it used to be – at least in Jersey City – as evidenced by this year’s Hudson West Folk Festival, which takes place on Saturday, October 16 from noon to 10 p.m.
Jersey-City-based Nimbus Dance company is holding auditions Saturday, Sept.11, for youths aged twelve to eighteen for its annual production of “Jersey City Nutcracker.” In addition, children aged 4 to eighteen are needed for many small roles in the show.
Felipe Rose will headline the fourth annual Fringe Fest Equality Rocks Spectacular at the Jersey City Pride celebration in Van Vorst Park.
After more than a year’s hiatus due to Covid-19, this September Jersey City-based North River Sing Community Chorus will spring back to life with auditions in August and September, in-person rehearsals for fully vaccinated members, and a new slew of its signature Broadway and jazz standard songs. In January 2022 the chorus will also resume […]
The Jersey City Arts Council (JCAC) has launched two new grant opportunities for artists living in Jersey City: the Antenna Grant for Women in the Arts and the Jersey City Artist Recovery Fund.
Actors from Broadway and London’s West End will team up for the Shakespeare@ Home, all-free radio play Julius Caesar. Launching Monday February 22nd at 7pm EST, it features The Tony Nominated actor Patrick Page in the title role, Jordan Barbour as Brutus, Sky Lakota Lynch as Lucius and Keith Hamilton Cobb as Cassius.
Last November, Jersey City voters chose to create a public fund dedicated to the arts. They did not elect the members of the city council or the mayor to be arts judges.
At Speranza Theatre Company’s virtual premiere of its film “Votes for Women” last Sunday, many viewers learned for the first time about New Jersey-born Alice Paul, a leading figure in the struggle to extend voting rights to women.
This week in “In Our Midst,” local entrepreneur and music business executive Eric Speck interviewed indie rock tastemaker Tom Gallo.
Artists, arts advocates and local culture vultures cheered when on November 3rd Jersey City voted to create an Arts and Culture Trust Fund, the first of its kind in New Jersey. Now, with the vote a done deal, artists, arts administrators and local pols are debating how the fund should operate. There is no shortage of ideas.