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.
This isn’t how it’s supposed to be. The Arts and Culture Trust Fund was sold to us as a boon for all Jersey City creators.
Our excellent local jazz festival has grown from a small get-together in a Heights park to a two-day Downtown blowout with multiple stages, international talent, and satellite events scattered all over town.
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.
Felipe Rose will headline the fourth annual Fringe Fest Equality Rocks Spectacular at the Jersey City Pride celebration in Van Vorst Park.
“An Artist’s Duty” is one of two local exhibitions that place the image of the singing star at the center of the show.