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SNOW BALL EFFECT- Local Artists support Art House Productions’ at 10th Annual Gala


Snowbal 2016 costume winners
Artists and Friends Dress Up (and then some) to Raise Money for Arts Programs



Jersey City Mayor Fulop at Snowball 2016
Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Board President David Gibson and Executive Director Christine Goodman












 By Sally Deering

 Flowers, feathers and frou-frou from Hudson’s finest dollar stores adorned dresses, hats and other fantastical costumes worn by artists and arts-lovers who braved the blustery temps last Saturday to attend Art House Productions’ Snow Ball in Jersey City.

Held in the non-profit’s black box theater and art gallery on Magnolia Street in Journal Square, the evening gala was the organization’s 10th annual fundraiser for its performing and visual arts programs. The sell-out crowd of artists and supporters didn’t disappoint as they danced, schmoozed and celebrated the arts group’s artistic contribution to the Jersey City community. .

To open the evening, singer Giselle, who received help from Art House to create her new single and music video, sang tunes from her repertoire with guitarist Adam Tilzer before Executive Director Christine Goodman took to the stage to address the crowd.  Continue reading SNOW BALL EFFECT- Local Artists support Art House Productions’ at 10th Annual Gala



The newly formed Art Circle of Bayonne announces its first Members Show/Sale with an Opening Reception open to the public on Friday, September 21st in the Bayonne Community Museum, 229 Broadway, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

 The show will run from September 22nd through the 29th, Monday through Friday, 5:00 -7:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.  The show is not open on Sunday.

Anyone interested in participating in the show is required to join the Art Circle of  Bayonne;  residency in Bayonne is not a requirement for membership.  Entry Forms with detailed guidelines and Membership Registration Forms are available at Ferdez Gallery, 237 Broadway, Bayonne.   Entry is limited to the first 60 applicants.  All artists will be  required to hang their own matted and framed 2D work on Saturday, September 15.   Pick up of work will be Sunday,  September 30. Continue reading ART CIRCLE OF BAYONNE ANNOUNCES FIRST MEMBERS SHOW/SALE


 Everything Jersey City Festival

Fun Day Out in the  Jersey City Heights


Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy proudly posses with two Jersey City residents at the Everything Jersey City Festival which was held on Saturday May 22nd.

The annual event which ran from 11am to 6pm along 10 blocks of Central Avenue hosted over 300 + Artisits, Crafters, Festival Food Vendors, and local businesses.

The Festival also had 4 stages of free music and entertainment, and kids attractions. Sponosred by the Central Avenue S.I.D Management Corp in partnership with Mayor Healy, and the City of Jersey City Municipal Council, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and the Board of Chosen Freeholders and paid for in part by the Jersey City Urban Enterprise Zone Program.

All Smiles After the Cantigas Women’s Choir Performance at St. Matthew Trinity Church in Hoboken


Cantigas Women’s Choir’s assistant director Erasmia Voukelatos, Argentine cantigas-womens-choir-hoboken-photo-_1guest conductor and composer of Magnificat Leonardo San Juan, and Cantigas director Joan Litman beam with pride after the Hoboken-based choir performed the North American premiere of San Juan’s piece on Saturday night at St. Matthew Trinity in Hoboken. Cantigas will perform the same program on Wednesday May 26th at 7:30 p.m. in Manhattan at the Church of St. Joseph at 371 Sixth Avenue in the West Village.      PHOTO CREDIT: Angelika Fuelleman/CantigasCanco

Canco Lofts in Jersey City Gets New Market  zynthia-market-canco-lofts

Jersey City Mayor Jerrimiah Healy and Jersesy City Council President Peter Brennan  cut the ribbon for the Grand Opening of the new Zeytinia Market located in the beautful Jersey City’s Canco Lofts located on 50 Dey Street off St. Paul’s Avenue in Jersey City. Once the home of the American Can Company this property was developed to include 158 lofts and 44 spectacular duplex penthouses.         CANCO LOFTS


Bayonne High School junior exhibited Ceramic Piece at the Clay Studio Gallery in Philadelphia

 anthony-rodJunior Anthony Rodriguez a Ceramic 2 student of Ms. Terri Graham will had his ceramic piece  Slab Vessel displayed at a professional art gallery in Philadelphia PA. Anthony’s piece was entered in the Clay In Mind show at Burlington County Regional High School for jurying where it was selected to be exhibited at The Clay Studio Gallery.  This show presents the best of student ceramic art throughout the State of New Jersey.  Anthony’s Slab Vessel was selected for a 2ND place award. The exhibit ran from Friday May 7th and run until Saturday May 14th. 

Anthony  Rodriguez plans on a career in Architecture.  His interest in geometric spaces and building design is evident in his winning art work.