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ONLY IN NOHU – Three Artists Shine Social Media Spotlight On North Hudson’s Art & Culture

 By Sally Deering

Only in Nohu
Only in Nohu’s Founders Glenda Guevara, Cindy Rodriguez and Javiera Rodriguez

 What happens when a North Hudson artist, writer and marketing specialist get together? They meld their passions for art & culture and become the founders of Only in Nohu, a grassroots online newsletter that highlights happenings in North Hudson.

As the culture mavens of Only in Nohu, Javiera Rodriguez and Glenda Guevara of North Bergen, and Cindy Rodriguez of Guttenberg post photos and news bytes on art shows, live performances, boutiques and restaurants—in North Hudson’s Union City, Weehawken, West New York, Guttenberg and North Bergen. Continue reading ONLY IN NOHU – Three Artists Shine Social Media Spotlight On North Hudson’s Art & Culture

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ARTScene/JULY 15-31 2018 In & Around Hudson

  PERFORMANCE, ART

 ArtSCENE July 15-July 31, 2018

SMUSH GALLERY, 340 Summit Ave, JC. www.smushgallery.com. July 17, 6-8 pm, Tix: $20; $10 students. THE ‘ART’ OF TRANSLATION WORKSHOP with dancer/choreographer Charly Santagado of ‘mignolo dance’. “Translating across languages and boundaries is more important now than ever, but how can we (and why should we) translate across artistic mediums? This show explores how the arts relate and collaborate to make ‘artistic translations’.  All mediums welcome!”

  AT THE GALLERIES

 ArtSCENE July 15-July 31 2018

313 GALLERY, 313 Third St, JC. Through Sun, July 29: REVEALING, a multimedia group show curated by Maria Ross that “focuses on provocative gender empowerment”. Artists in the show are Luke Ivy Price, Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern, Clarence Rich, Chunbum Park, Kristianne Molina, Jacqueline Hernandez, Trix Rosen, Irvin Rodriguez, Sofia Zubi, and Shilpa Shree Gowda. At the Opening Reception on July 10 at 7:30 pm, Leslie Ann Kilpatrick presents an interpretive dance performance. (Pictured:  Brooklyn Haley by Sofia Zubi.) Continue reading ARTScene/JULY 15-31 2018 In & Around Hudson

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ARTScene/JUNE 2018 In & Around Hudson listings

 

 AT THE GALLERIES

 ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

SMUSH GALLERY, 340 Summit Ave, JC. www.smushgallery.com. Opens June 15 (Opening Reception 6-9 pm) and runs through Fri, July 6, (Closing Reception 6-9 pm):  MODERN LIFE: paintings by Tom Wolf.The opening reception will feature a performance by The Prom Dates.” Performance at 7:30 pm.

 ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

FRAGMENTED IDENTITY, 389 Washington, St, JC. Opening Reception Fri, June 8, 7-9 pm. (The show runs through July.) Solo show by Theda Sandiford, a self-taught installation and mixed-media artist based in Jersey City. “Theda began exploring her artistry by transforming collected materials into mixed-media works, photographing her process and then digitally manipulating these images to extend the narrative as part of her personal mythology.”

ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

NOVADO GALLERY, 110 Morgan St, JC. (201) 744-6713; novadogallery.com. Through Sat, June 23:  PERMUTATIONS OF VULNERABILITY. The International Sculpture Center presents an exhibition of artists in ISCs residency program at Mana Contemporary. Artists in the show are Carole Halle, Jessica Taylor-Hale, Christina Dietz and Dominic Sansone.

ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

MANA CONTEMPORARY, 888 Newark Ave, JC. www.manacontemporary.org. Through Aug 1 on the 1st & 5th Floors:  PLEASE TOUCH: BODY BOUNDARIES. “The show is an exhibition of more than 50 artists who reference the body to illuminate conceptions of identity, femininity, and the gaze.”

Continue reading ARTScene/JUNE 2018 In & Around Hudson listings

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ArtSCENE March 2018 IN AND AROUND HUDSON

WOMEN’S HISTORY EVENTS

ARTSCENE MARCH 16 2018

BRIDGE ART GALLERY, 199 Broadway at 7th St, BOHO. www.bridgeartgallery.net. Thurs, Mar. 15, 6:30 pm: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH SPEAKER SERIES. Fireside Chat with Michelle Richardson and Dr. Shaley V.K. Simms.

 FILM

 Artscene March 16 2018

HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, 71 Sip Ave, 6th Floor, JC. www.hcc.edu/cultural-affairs. (201) 360-4176. Now through Apr. 28: INDIE FILM FESTIVAL. “This indie film festival features a collection of short films conceived and directed by women filmmakers.” All films are show at all screenings, which are: Thurs, Mar 15 at 12 pm; Thurs, Apr12 at 2 pm; Tues, Apr 17 at 10 am. and 6:30 pm.; and Sat, Apr 28 at 1:30 pm. Screenings are open to the general public, and there is no charge for admission.

 

 ArtScene mARCH 16 2018

LOEW’S JERSEY CITY, 54 Journal Sq, JC. www.loewsjersey.org.  Sat, Mar. 17 at 7 pm. Tix: $8 adults; $6 seniors. THE QUIET MAN starring Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne. This 1952 romantic comedy directed by John Ford is a classic with beautiful cinematography and a great screenplay.

Artscene March 16 2018  

 ON STAGE

JERSEY CITY THEATER CENTER, Merseles Studios, 337 Newark Ave, JC. www.jctcenter.org. Playreadings:  Tues, Mar. 20, 7:30 pm, $5 donation:  THE FOREST by Lia Romeo. Wed, Mar. 21, 7:30 pm, $5 donation: WISH BONE by Phoebe Farber. Fri, Mar. 23, 8 pm, Tix: $15-$20: 2B OR NOT 2 by Anna Pasquale. Tues, Mar. 27, 7:30 pm, $5 donation: THE OTHER WHITE MEAT by Erin Mallon. Wed, Mar. 28, 7:30 pm; $5 donation: PUSHING THE RIVER by Rosemary McLaughlin. (Pictured: Playwright/actor Anne Pasquale.)

  

 Artscene march 16 2018

ART HOUSE PRODUCTIONS, 262 17th St, JC. (201) 918-6019; www.arthouseproductions.org. Tix: $25; $18 students/seniors.  Thurs, Mar. 15-Sun, Apr. 1: GRACE, OR THE ART OF CLIMBING by L. M. Feldman. Directed by Adin Walker. “Faced with a painful chapter in her life and fighting the inertia of depression, Emm decides to enter the world of competitive rock-climbing. Her quest through the rugged and humorous terrain of physical training and personal relationships charts the journey of a young woman suspended between muscularity and vulnerability, falling and climbing, parents and children, and the ardor and grace of being human.”

   Continue reading ArtSCENE March 2018 IN AND AROUND HUDSON

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ALIGHT IN THE DARK- Artist Joyce Yu-Jean Lee’s ‘State of the Dysunion’ Extended at NJCU through Mar. 28

Lee’s Work Explores Media’s Impact and The Search for Hope in a Dystopian Culture

 Alight in the dark

By Sally Deering

 We live in the Information Age where we eat, sleep and ‘digest’ news 24/7. Since Donald Trump became the 45th President of the U.S., and reports of Twitterbots and other Internet propaganda machines churning out lies have become the norm for news, it seems impossible for people to get a grip on the truth.

In an effort to make sense of media messages put out during Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s year-long presidential campaigns in 2016, and these dystopian times since Trump’s election, mixed-media artist Joyce Yu-Jean Lee presents “State of The Dysunion” a new art installation on view at the Visual Arts Gallery on Culver Avenue adjacent to the NJCU campus. The show has been extended through Mar. 28. Continue reading ALIGHT IN THE DARK- Artist Joyce Yu-Jean Lee’s ‘State of the Dysunion’ Extended at NJCU through Mar. 28

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Hoboken Art in the Park Registration Begins March 5th

Art in the Park is a 6 week creative arts program for toddlers ages 1 to 4 years old. There are eight 6-week sessions. Sessions take place on different days, in different parks, at different times.

Online Registration begins March 5, 2018
www.hobokennj.gov/register

Choose either Pier A or Elysian Park
• Early Morning: 
9am to 10:30am or
• Mid-Morning: 11am to 12:30pm

Elysian Park, located at Hudson St. bet. 10th & 11th Sts.
Mondays: June 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30
Tuesdays: 
June 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31
Thursdays: June 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2

Pier A Park, located at 1st St. & Sinatra Drive
Wednesdays: June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1

Cost per 6 week session is $35. 
Each session will accept 70 children.
Child must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
Dress child in messy clothes as clay or paints may stain clothes.

In case of rain, you will receive an email letting you know whether class is cancelled or rescheduled .

For more information contact 201-420-2000 Ex. 5100.

Special thanks to Hoboken Family Alliance for their continued support

For full details, view this message on the web.

 
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ArtSCENE January 15th -January 31, 2018

BROADWAY COSTUME EXHIBIT

 ArtSCENE January 15-January 31, 2018

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.) Continue reading ArtSCENE January 15th -January 31, 2018

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Hoboken Artists Studio Tour – Sunday, November 5th, 12pm-5pm

 

Hoboken Art Studio Tour  

The Hoboken Artists Studio Tour is a free self-guided walking tour of artists’ studios, galleries, and group exhibitions featuring over 100 participating artists.

Visitors will have a chance to meet the artists, photographers, sculptors and artisans and witness the creative process at work. Even poets, musicians and performance artists will be on hand to make your day a memorable one.

Tour guide and map is available in the October 28th edition of The Hoboken Reporter which can be picked up at Hoboken City Hall (94 Washington Street) on the day of the event (noon to 5pm) or downloaded from: http://hobokennj.gov/content/wp-content/uploads/Art-Tour-Guide.FInal-Version.2017.pdf

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City of Hoboken Announces Call for Submissions Outdoor Mural Project  

 
Hoboken Mural Project 2017
1312 Adams Street

The Hoboken Mural Arts Council is announcing a call for submissions for a mural project located at 1312 Adams Street with the theme “diversity, inclusion, and community.” The Arts Council, which includes Geri Fallo (Hoboken Cultural Affairs), Albert Barsky (Barsky Gallery), Elizabeth Ndoye (hob’art co-operative gallery), and Justine Uva (Urban Arts), was recently established by Mayor Zimmer to provide guidance and art expertise for a mural project approved by the Planning Board.

Continue reading City of Hoboken Announces Call for Submissions Outdoor Mural Project  

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Bayonne’s Bridge Arts Festival to Spotlight Art, Music, Community

MORE THAN A BRIDGE

 Three days of Arts Events throughout Bayonne begin Sept. 7th

 Bridges Art Festival Bayonne

By Sally Deering

Bayonne is more than just a bridge that connects to Staten Island, and the Bridge Arts Festival directors Cheryl and Christopher Mack want to prove that with three days of arts events highlighting the city’s artists and artisans.

Continue reading Bayonne’s Bridge Arts Festival to Spotlight Art, Music, Community

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