WOMENâ€™S HISTORY EVENTS
BRIDGE ART GALLERY, 199 Broadway at 7th St, BOHO. www.bridgeartgallery.net. Thurs, Mar. 15, 6:30 pm: WOMENâ€™S HISTORY MONTH SPEAKER SERIES. Fireside Chat with Michelle Richardson and Dr. Shaley V.K. Simms.
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. â€œThis indie film festival features a collection of short films conceived and directed by women filmmakers.â€ 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.
LOEWâ€™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 Oâ€™Hara and John Wayne. This 1952 romantic comedy directed by John Ford is a classic with beautiful cinematography and a great screenplay.
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.)
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. â€œFaced 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.â€