Category Archives: Festivals in Hudson County

HEAR YE, HEAR YE! COMETH TO BOHO FOR SOME FUNETH  

Bayonne Renaissance Festival
The Bayonne Renaissance Committee

    Visit the Bayonne Renaissance Festival on July 22nd for some Medieval Fun!

   Where Pirates Sing, Knights Joust, and a Magician Breathes Fire in a Kilt

 By Sally Deering

 Theater troupes have a passion for costumed period pieces and the Bayonne Theater Company has gone back to the Middle Ages to bring Boho residents and visitors some rollicking medieval fun.

The 2nd annual Bayonne Renaissance Festival happens Sat, July 22nd from noon to 7 pm and much of the entertainment is a step back in time. For instance, when was the last time you witnessed a joust, watched a pirate sing and dance, or caught a Celtic Magician dressed in a kilt breathe fire? Continue reading HEAR YE, HEAR YE! COMETH TO BOHO FOR SOME FUNETH  

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Celebrate Mother Earth Festival at Historic Jersey City Harsimus Cemetery April 29th, 2017

Mother Earth Festival

Come and celebrate Mother Earth Festival “talk to the animals, walk with the animals at Historic Jersey City  and Harsimus Annual Family Friendly Festival of eco exhibits, urban farming, live music, food/drink, mini tours, and of course, the animals!! Continue reading Celebrate Mother Earth Festival at Historic Jersey City Harsimus Cemetery April 29th, 2017

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Party of Five Acappella Doo Wop Group to appear at Bayonne Bergen Point Fall Festival October 15th

Party of Five
Party of Five
Front Jack Sepede,
Joe Pupino, Joe Calamito, Jerry Lanzerotti, Bob Goetz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Party of Five a Acappella Doo Wop Vocal Group will appear at the Bergen Point Fall Festival the annual community Festival will feature Music Entertainment, Great Food, Inflatable rides, Caricaturist, Sand Art, Face Painting and more.

The Windwill Alliance will also host the following events: Basketball Throw in front of Highways Store, Pumpkin Painting on the Trinity Parish Lawn, The Windmill Center Bake Sale, Basket Raffles.

There will be a Dog Costume Contest at 12 noon

If You Go

October 15

Broadway from 5th street to Cottage Street in Bayonne

12 Noon-6 PM

For more information  call the Bayonne UEZ Office  201-858-6357

 

 

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

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Golden Door International Film Festival Gala Kick Off Party Photos by Steve A. Mack

©2014-steveamack.com - 05On Tuesday, September 16th the GDIFF launched its 2014 Kick -Off Party at the Loew’s Jersey City on Journal Square.

The night included Fashion guru Tommy Hilfiger, acclaimed actor Paul Sorvino and host of other film producers, actors, writers many who have submitted films to this years 2014 festival.

Actor and founder of the GDIFF Bill Sorvino hosted the event introducing Hilfiger.

Our photographer Steve A Mack took all the photos in this post.

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With a New Location Washington Park LIVE! Takes Over Jersey City’s Palisade Avenue.

Union City/Jersey City, NJ – On Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10 am to 6 pm Washington Park Association of Hudson County, Inc. (WPA) unleashes an amazing lineup of entertainers, visual artists and more at the fifth annual Washington Park LIVE! Arts & Music Festival.

Continue reading With a New Location Washington Park LIVE! Takes Over Jersey City’s Palisade Avenue.

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A Comedian And A Dog Walk Into A Bar… 5th Annual Hoboken Comedy Festival Supports the Liberty Humane Society for Seven Days.

Comedy festival sept Photo- Festival Coordinator Dan Frigolette shares a brew with Luigi at Pilsener Haus Biergarten. Photo by: Chris Langston
Curb your dog and your sense of humor this Fall as the Hoboken Comedy Festival takes over Hoboken, New Jersey for the Fifth year in a row to bring consummate funny makers and raise money for a local dog shelter.

Comedian and Dog Lover Dan Frigolette started the festival in 2010 with the hopes to bring Comedy to Hoboken for one laugh filled weekend in town. Since 2010 the Festival has exploded, with aspiring comedians submitting for the festival in the hundreds, and the event has grown from three days to seven in 2014.

The Festival takes place Monday September 29th through Sunday October 5th over ten shows with zero repeated comedians. Each show features its own amazing lineup of comedians. All told the event will showcase nearly 100 jesting giants. Continue reading A Comedian And A Dog Walk Into A Bar… 5th Annual Hoboken Comedy Festival Supports the Liberty Humane Society for Seven Days.

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GOLDEN DOOR FILM FESTIVAL 2012 –OCTOBER 10-13, 2013

GDIFF FOR OCT 10 2013

Beginning Thursday October 10, and running for four days until October 13, the Golden Door International Film Festival will be screening over 60 independent films at five fantastic locations around the city – The Loew’s Jersey Theatre at Journal Square, Art House Productions, Parlay Studios, Panepinto Gallaries and the Brightside Tavern.

The four day event begins on Thursday, October 10 with a red carpet opening gala starting at 6 pm at the Loew’s Jersey Theatre.  Following this reception, THE FIX, starring Armand Assante, Kresh Novakovic, and Luca Pierucci will be screened. This 18 minute film was directed by Ante Novakovic and was written by Ante Novakovic, and Kresh Novakovic. – “Redemption is a bullet away as two middling underworld associates and life-long friends quickly come to realize after failing their otherworldly crime figurehead (Vincent). Not being able to accomplish what was seemingly easy, they’re offered clemency in the form of a note, redemption, but at what price?”

Armand Assante is also the Lifetime Achievement recipient this year. He will be accepting his award at the Closing Night ceremony on Sunday Armand_Assante_publicity_photo_used_by_permissionOctober 13 at the Loew’s Jersey Theatre beginning at 6 pm

Following the screening of The Fix on opening night, FALL TO GRACE, a documentary by former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey will be screened.  FALL TO GRACE, an HBO film which was directed, produced and filmed by Emmy® winner Alexandra Pelosi. This screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Mr. McGreevey answering audience questions about the film from the stage.

Over the four days, over 60 films will be shown from submissions which have come from all over the globe – Germany, India, UK, California, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

AND THEN SHE WAS GONE, starring Jacqueline Pennewill followed by CHECKMATE, KEEP YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER with Federico Castlluccio, Peter Green and WilliamSadler will be shown on Saturday evening. Also, Cathy Moriarty of Raging Bull fame, will be attending opening night for a screening of her latest film, TAMMY along with Paul Sorvino in THE TROUBLE WITH CALI. The stars will be out to promote their films! Also in attendance is our first year’s Lifetime Achievement recipient, Leon Gast who won an Oscar for WHEN WE WERE KINGS. Continue reading GOLDEN DOOR FILM FESTIVAL 2012 –OCTOBER 10-13, 2013

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Hoboken Arts and Music Festival 2013

Photos by Steve A Mack

Yesterday was another beautiful day for festivals in Hudson County and our photographer Steve Mack  headed to the 19th Hoboken Arts and  Music  Festival where thousands showed up to enjoy a day of artists,  crafts, local merchants, great food and terrific music, featuring: The Feelies, Speed the Plough,  Davey and the Train Wreck, The NERDS, The Carolina Jug Stoppers and many other acts.

 

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