HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE NOVEMBER 1ST, 2014

 HCCC-LOGO300DPIEvent offers prospective students opportunities to learn more about the College, the financial aid and scholarship programs available;

 

The application fee will be waived for attendees.

October 21, 2014, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will hold a Fall Open House for potential students from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, November 1, 2014. The Open House will take place at the College’s Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City, NJ – two blocks from the PATH Journal Square Transportation Center.

 
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HALLOWEEN CANDY- ATTIC ENSEMBLE OPENS 44TH SEASON WITH ‘BLITHE SPIRIT’ – NOEL COWARD’S DELICIOUS COMEDY

 

 By Sally Deering 

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Noel Coward

 

New York’s Broadway and London’s West End resuscitated Noel Coward’s 1941 farce BLITHE SPIRIT, last season, with the iconic Angela Lansbury in the role of the eccentric Madame Arcati.

Jersey City’s Attic Ensemble follows in those theatrical footsteps as it ushers in its 44th season with this kooky supernatural stage comedy – just in time for Halloween.

 

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Attic Ensemble Opens 44th Season with
Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Forty-four years bringing theater to the locals is no small feat and Attic Ensemble keeps the curtain rising even though financially the troupe could use some help filling the coffers. The last few years have been tough-going for the little theater company and there were times the artistic team led by president Billy Mitchell thought the company would be closing its doors for good. But the last two shows attracted large audiences, so the plays go on and hopefully this upswing will lead to a theater angel who may want to adopt the troupe. Continue reading

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POP UP ART SHOW — Bayonne: The Peninsula (Water Colors)

Digital photograph  “Purple Haze” by photographer Sidney Montanez of Jersey City will be on exhibit at “Bayonne:  The Peninsula (Water Colors)” art show on Sat, Oct. 25 at the Bayonne Museum.

Photograph by Patricia Mulligan for "Bayonne: The Peninsula (Water Colors).

Photograph by Patricia Mulligan for “Bayonne: The Peninsula (Water Colors).

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Bayonne Museum 229 Broadway, Bayonne

 More than 30 Artists to Exhibit at Bayonne Museum – One Day Only

By Sally Deering 

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Artist Bill Zbylut will exhibit his oil paintings like the two picture: “Jackie Gleason as the Man from Space” and “My Back Porch”.

 For one day only, the work of more than  30 artists pops up at the Bayonne Museum in “Bayonne: The Peninsula (Water Colors)” art show where each artist has a 4-foot display area to make their own.

On Sat, Oct. 25, from 1-10 pm, some pretty terrific painters, photographers, sculptors and mixed-media artists will display and sell their works, many depicting Bayonne’s beautiful vistas. The exhibit is a joint venture between Deb Peveler and Lou Segura of All Fit Studios in

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Artist Bill Zbylut will exhibit his oil paintings like the two picture: “Jackie Gleason as the Man from Space” and “My Back Porch”.

Bayonne and Patty Mulligan and the grassroots group Beautify Bayonne, along with the support of Mayor Jimmy Davis and his new administration.

“Bayonne is a peninsula city at the southern end of the Gold Coast,” Mayor Davis says.  “Our community’s location and natural surroundings provide great inspiration for artistic expression.” Continue reading

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Guitarist Walter Parks performs in Hoboken, NJ for Guitar Bar Concert Series

Walter Parks River View Observer Walter Parks is scheduled to perform at Guitar Bar Jr. in Hoboken, NJ on Saturday October 25. Veteran blues and jazz guitarist Walter Parks has built an international career as the lead guitarist for Woodstock legend Richie Havens, as half of the folk-duo The Nudes, and as leader of the neo-southern rock group Swamp Cabbage. Inspired by the swampy gospel blues that wails from storefront churches and roadhouses in and around the southeast Georgia low country, Park’s performance is full of guitar picking tunes that explore matters of the soul and spirit, built upon a foundation of jazz, classical and folk.

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Take A Walk Through the Bayonne Bergen Point Fall Festival

The residents of Bayonne came out in numbers on Saturday October 18th, 2014 for the Bayonne Bergen Point Fall Festival.
The first festival for Bayonne in a few years and one that Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne Urban Enterprise Director Terrence Malloy and the Bergen Point Merchants felt the city should have.
The festival featured music, entertainment,great food, inflatable rides,balloon sculpture and much more
So join our River View camera for walk through the festival

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JERSEY CITY INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION & FILM FESTIVAL –OPENING NIGHT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17th, 2014

JCTFJersey City, NJ-  On October 17, the Jersey City International Television and Film Festival will celebrate its Opening Night at Parlay Studios in Jersey City with a Red Carpet Reception from 6:00-7:00 pm, with Mayor Steven Fulop in attendance, as well as Jersey City and Hudson County dignitaries, filmmakers and fans of the cinema. Immediately following the reception, the evening’s screening will begin at 7:00 pm. The screenings for the Opening Night event are – Birdwatching in Jersey City, a beautiful documentary by the acclaimed filmmaker John Dunstan, a Jersey City resident. The second film is Opening Eyes through Opera about a local singer, Giselle Bellas who wants to reach young people through the joys of opera and the touching short film, Dollar Night, by Marco Antonio Martinez, which gives audiences a look at the hardships faced by old-time projection theaters being replaced by digital. Continue reading

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BAYONNE MERCHANTS AND UEZ SHARE THE FUN

Bayonne Bergen Point Festival to Ring in Halloween

River View Observer Staff Writer

As Halloween approaches, many of us are gearing up to have some bewitching fun as witches, goblins and things that go bump in the night. In Bayonne, the UEZ and Bergen Point merchants are preparing to scare up some local fun at the Bayonne Bergen Point Festival to be held on Sat, Oct. 18, from noon to 5 pm.

A community celebration, the festival, which will be held on Broadway from 5th to Cottage Streets will feature entertainment, more than 30 food vendors and lots of fun things for the kids like rides, balloon sculptures, temporary tattoos, sand art, face painting and more. Continue reading

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2014 Jersey City Art & Studio Tour East Coast’s Fastest Growing Art Scene Features Hundreds of Artists and Exhibitions, Galleries, and Live Entertainment

A FREE Self-Guided Tour All Weekend Click this link to find out all you need to know about the Jersey City Artist Tour   thejcast.com

Read what is happening at jcast this weekend!

 JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs present the 2014 Jersey City Art & Studio Tour, a FREE self-guided tour featuring more than a 130 galleries, artist studios and pop-up exhibition spaces. The tour will take place from 12 pm to 6:00 pm throughout the city on Saturday, October 18th and Sunday, October 19th.

The 24th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour is a weekend celebration of Jersey City’s diverse and burgeoning art scene that features over 600 artists and venues that include galleries, studios, public art, live music and performances, food, drink and parties. This year’s exhibitions include visual art, multimedia, film, music, performance and everything in-between.

Every year the tour attracts thousands of visitors during its two-day run. The Jersey City Art & Studio Tour is New Jersey’s premier art and cultural event, and is free and open to the public.  Continue reading

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PFS Wealth Management Group of Bayonne Expands to New Office

PFS WEALTH HAS RIBBON CUTTING

On Tuesday September 30th PFS Wealth Management Group of Bayonne expanded to their new office at  744 Broadway,  Bayonne  3rd Floor. On hand to cut the ribbon was Bayonne Mayor James Davis, Vincent A. Virga, President of PFS Wealth Management,  Mrs.  Virga, Bayonne Councilman at Large Juan Perez and Bayonne 1st Ward Councilman Thomas Cotter

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