ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service organization, has released its guide to holiday arts events throughout the Garden State. Carefully curated, the guide includes shows offered by theaters, museums, performing arts spaces, and galleries. For New Year’s Eve, a comedy show is also on the docket. Listings are provided for children as well […]
There were other bands, too; lots of them. Yo La Tengo cast a long shadow over adventurous music in the Garden State and beyond. The Cucumbers were quirky, The Wygals were powerful, and The Bongos filled the Mile Square with glam rock color. But the story of the Hudson County rock renaissance of the 1980s […]
For the story of JCAST22 to be fairly told, we must discuss a place that hasn’t always been well integrated into the scene: MANA Contemporary.
he Jersey City Dance Academy marks its 50th Anniversary this month, a milestone the organization will be formally celebrating later this fall.
There’s folk, opera, r&b, a quick-witted, occasionally foul-mouthed, Dominican-American rapper, and more, in October.
Tris McCall reviews Nation of Language and GIFT at White Eagle Hall
Though they’re not shooting for the charts or even a mass audience, they nevertheless elicit powerful responses from the many who feel marginalized by the reverbed-out mushfest that is modern American alt-rock.
GIFT, depicted above, will play White Eagle Hall on Sept. 16 A year ago, White Eagle Hall (337 Newark) announced a change in management. Musicians and music fans in Jersey City, accustomed to disappointment, braced themselves for the worst. Would bookings deteriorate? Would they become more sporadic, or disappear altogether? Jim Testa acknowledged in the […]
North River Sing Community Chorus, which meets in downtown Jersey City, is offering up to five free memberships this fall, spurred by the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund, which awarded a grant to the choir in June.
Halpern, designer of the “Disaster [Place],” has a well-earned reputation for irreverence.