BROADWAY COSTUME EXHIBIT
HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, 71 Sip Ave, 6th Floor Gallery, JC. Opens Jan 25 and runs through Mar. 2: OUT ON BROADWAY: A VISUAL LEGACY. Curated by James E. Crochet. “On display will be costumes, sketches, and accessories from award-winning costume designers such as Gregg Barnes, James E. Crochet, Jess Goldstein, William Ivey Long to iconic LGBT characters in shows like Kinky Boots, La Cage aux Folles, Hairspray, Cabaret, Grey Gardens, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Explore the creations that have made a night out on Broadway a memorable experience.” (Pictured: William Ivey Long, Chrysler Building Dress from The Producers.)
MILE SQUARE THEATRE, 1400 Clinton St., HOBO. www.milesquaretheatre.org. Opens Jan. 31 and runs through Feb. 25: DRIVING MISS DAISY by Aflred Uhry, directed by Mark Cirnigliaro. “Set in the South ,the play explores the budding friendship between an elderly white Southern Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her African-American chauffer, Hoke Colburn. The play features Barbara Broughton, Count Stovall and Matthew Lawler.” Tix: $30-$40; student/senior discount $18.
BARSKY GALLERY, 49 Harrison St, HOB. www.barskygallery.com. Opening Sat, Jan 13 (Opening Reception 6-9 pm) and runs through Sat, Feb 24: DESOLATED, SOLO EXHIBITION BY VALERY YERSHOV. “Barsky Gallery is proud to announce its upcoming solo exhibition of Russian-born, NYC-based artist, Valery Yershov. DESOLATED showcases 20 new paintings from the artist’s most recent body of work.”
107 BOWERS GALLERY & ARTSPACE, 107 Bowers St, JC. www.107bowersgallery.com. Opens Sat, Jan. 20, (Opening Reception 2-8 pm). Show runs through Sat, Feb. 24: CARNIVAL OF DREAMS, featuring artists Johnnie Ginder and Orange Li.
GUTTENBERG ARTS CENTER, 6903 Jackson St, GUTT. (201) 868-8385. www.GuttenbergArts.org. Now through Jan. 31: MADE HERE: FALL 2017 GROUP EXHIBITION. Featured artists: Dahlia Elsayed, Jessica Rohrer, Jeremy C. Smith and Alisha Wessler. “The works included in MADE HERE were created during the artists’ residences this past fall. The title “MADE HERE” carries not only multiple definitions, but multiple conceptual meanings ranging from location to identity, the politics of materials and the historical nature of place.”
MANA CONTEMPORARY, 888 Newark Ave, JC. Now through Feb 1 in the Mana BSMT Gallery: ALEX CZETWERTYNSKI: FIRST LIGHT. “Mana BSMT is pleased to present First Light, a solo exhibition by New Media Program resident Alex Czetwertynski. Against the backdrop of our media-driven society, the exhibition pays homage to the characters, forces, and energies that come before the digital images that surround us. Featuring six new media and light works, including sculpture and installation, First Light invites us to explore the elemental forces that power our screens and devices.”
NOVADO GALLERY, Contemporary Art, Design & Ceramics, 110 Morgan St, JC. www.novadogallery.com. Opens Sat. Jan. 20, (Opening Reception 7-9 pm) and runs through Feb. 25: OFF THE WALL! THE NEW COLLECTORS SHOW. Group exhibition featuring 15 Jersey City artists: Gianluca Bianchino, Jerome China, Mark Finne, Carlos Frias, Frank Gavere, Enrico Gomez, Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern, Doug Madill, Lauren Pitcher, James Pustorino, Bryan Rackleff, Fabricio Suarez, Robert Streicher, Charlee Swanson and Kati Vilim (Pictured: Kati Vilim, Momentary Space 1.)
FOX & CROW, 594 Palisade Ave, JC, www.foxandcrowjc.com. Fri, Jan 19, 10-11:59 pm: ENILDO RASUA. Sat, Jan 20, 10-11:59 pm; JASON GREEN AND THE LABOR OF LOVE. Thurs, Jan 25, 8-10 pm: SEAN KIELY. Fri, Jan 26, 10-11:59 pm: KARYN KUHL. Sat, Jan 27, 10-11:59 pm: PAUL MEYERS and TODD COOLMAN. (Pictured: Sean Kiely.)
BRIGHTSIDE TAVERN, 141 Bright St, JC. Every first Monday of the month, RJO All Stars Jam Session at 7:30 pm. www.riverviewjazz.org. Mon: Jazz Jam Session; Tues & Wed: Karaoke; Thurs: Open Mic Night; Fri: Comedy, Private Parties, Dance, Karaoke, Open Mic; Sat & Sun, Brunch, Private Parties, Dance, Karaoke, Open Mic.
JC THEATER CENTER, Merseles Studios, 337 Newark Ave, JC. www.jctcenter.org. Saturdays at 2 pm Tix: $10-$12: MISHKA is the Scandinavian folk tale about a little bear that runs away and then finds his purpose. Directed by Marion Schoevaert of Shadow Puppet Theatre, where silhouettes of characters are projected onto a screen. The show is for kids of all ages.
THE NEW VICTORY THEATRE, 209 W. 42nd St, NYC. (646) 223-3010; www.newvictory.org. Through Jan. 28: A SICK DAY FOR MORRIS MCGEE. “Every day, Morris McGee takes the No. 5 bus to his job at the zoo. Every day, he lovingly attends to the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the owl and the rhinoceros (who always has a runny nose). Every day, that is, until it’s Morris who has the sniffles! Based on a Caldecott Medal-winning book by Philip C. Stead, this charming puppetry performance about one creature of habit and his kindhearted coterie will warm your heart and chase away the winter chills.”
PULLS FOR PUPS, 150 Bay Crossfit, 150 Bay St, JC. Sat, Jan. 20, 9:30 am-1 pm: PULLS FOR PUPS: Half Marathon Indoor Team Rowing-A-Thon. “Participants will be in teams of 6 to row a half marathon to raise money to aid our local shelters in caring for homeless animals. Pull4Puppies is a charitable event to assist shelters in providing care for animals with NO homes. 100% of all money raised will be donated to this cause. We will be providing local food and ice cold beer to participants.”
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