The Art Of Ben Jones 1970 – 2008 – Opening Reception Jersey City Museum
Ben Jones –Black Face & Arm Unit, 1971
Acrylic on life-size plaster casts, 30 pieces, life size (arms/masks) Collection of the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
September 18, 2008 – February 22, 2009
Opening Reception: September 25th, 2008
This major retrospective of the work of Ben Jones features a complete survey of the artist’s work, dating from the mid 1970s through his most recent paintings. “Deliverance” explores various aspects of the artist’s body of work, and delves further into its close relationship to religions of the African diaspora.
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River View Observer Takes a Second Look at Hoboken Resident Joe Pantoliano’s Book “Who’s Sorry Now? The True Story of a Stand-up Guy by Joe Pantoliano, David Evanier
Everyone knows him from the HBO hit show The Soprano’s as Ralph Cifaretto, and he has starred in well over sixty movies, including The 2009 movie The Job now in post production and “To Live and Die”also in post production; and some of his other movies :The Matrix, Memento, Bound, The Fugitive, The Goonies, Midnight Run, Empire of the Sun, Eddie and the Cruisers, but before this Hoboken resident met the likes of Tony S and his family
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Spotted by our roving River View Observer photographer this estremely huge sunflower plant grows wild on Avenue C , in Bayonne New Jersey.
“It’s at least 7 foot tall and seemed to have just appeared one day.” Explained one of the residents on the block where the sunflower plant was observered.
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Eclectic Handbag E-Boutique
Use Code RIVER20 for a 20% discount, free ground shipping(in US) and an additional FREE eco-tote with purchase.
Fresh and eclectic e-Boutique, stefaniBags.com Founded by handbag aficionado, Monica Prestia, stefaniBags.com offers both modern, functional classics and chic, independent styles that transcend time and trend.
Featured contemporary brands include, but are not limited to: Cynthia Rowley, Foley & Corinna, Olivia Harris, Alexis Hudson, Jenny Yuen, Bliss Lau, Jalda, Abas, Matt & Nat, Elliott Lucca and Linea Pelle. Price points range from $200-$850.
“I wanted to create the Cybil of handbag websites—offering customers something unique and special; something for every personality.” Continue reading River View Observer’s- Fashion Pick of the Month
River View Observer says…
DON’T HIT THE SNOOZE BUTTON…EXPERIENCE “ZZZZ ACROSS AMERICA” SLEEP TOUR WHEN IT VISITS JERSEY CITY, NJ
September Liberty R&B & Jazz Festival
September 13 & 14th Noon – 8pn
LIBERTY STATE PARK
Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City, NJ
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Graffiti Artists in Jersey City Find New Ways To Reach Their Audiences WALL TEXTING– Gone are the days of leaving signatures -now its sayings and other messages
Send us more Wall Texting and will post here: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Art of Angelo Rusciano
New Jersey City resident artist Angelo Rusciano with Sonny Sandoval Lead Singer of the rock band P.O.D
New Jersey transplant Angelo Rusciano unveiled his concepts for three new Fashion brands he will co- launch with Antik Jeans, Blue Holdings Inc and Rock Band P.O.D.. The September 5th unveiling took place at The Nuradeen Gallery at 483 Jersey Avenue Loft #1 in Jersey City and will remain there through September 28th.
At a very young age Angelo Rusciano accepted an offer to study with World Renowned Sculptor, Nizuma. This marked the beginning of his career.
As a fine artist and architect Angelo has founded a 501©3 corporation, The United Society of Artists “USA”, and launched an art production company, The NY Art Group.
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Now thru Sept 7th
The Feast of The Modonna Del Martiri
Parade of the Madonna * Shirley Reeves- Centerfold * The Bronx Wanderers *Motown Memories Revue* Italian Chicks Comedy Tour* Mirage* Temporary Grace* Pie Eating Contest* The Pythons* I Paesani* Gino Di Napoli * The Bella Cannoli Eating Contest* Krystal* Grape Stomp Contest* Tenor Michael Tota* Reverse Order Dive * Fireworks Exstravaganza* Grand Raffle Drawing -visit www.hobokenitalitalfestival.com
5:00-8:00 The Pythons
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Motown Memories Revue – Nationally acclaimed 11-piece band doing music from the entire Motown catalogue
10 pm – 11 pm The Motown Memories Revue
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Want to rock out and help fight poverty? The ONE “Music Builds” Tour is coming to Holmdel, NJ on September 13th, featuring Third Day and Switchfoot, with Jars of Clay and Robert Randolph and the Family Band. These groups have a multitude of number one hits, platinum records and Grammy Awards between them, as well as a strong following amongst both faith and secular audiences.
Click here to learn more and get your tickets: http://www.one.org/blog/2008/08/19/rock-out-with-one/?id=540-3991022-lznTgHx&t=2
Visit http://www.musicbuildstour.com/ to learn more about the event
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The River View Observer’s Look At What’s Interesting On the Web
The Most Alien Place On Earth
Website –DARK ROASTED BLEND -Weird and Wonderful Things
This web site is very interesting and informative
h a l f b a k e r y
My hatstand runneth over
The Halfbakery is a communal database of original, fictitious inventions, edited by its users. It was created by people who like to speculate, both as a form of satire and as a form of creative expression.
The Mormon’s Genealogical database online
Search Your Family Tree www.familysearch.org
Let us know about your favorite sites-
to list in next weeks “Site Seeing”