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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.


Golden Door International Film Festival-And the Winners are…

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All photos by Steveamack.com                                   

By River View Observer Staff

On Sunday evening October 16th at the grand finale of the four day Golden Door International Film Festival held at the Loew’s Theater and other venues within Jersey City from October 13th to October 16th, 2011 the winners were announced at the Loew’s theater for the people and films nominated for this first ever Jersey City  film festival.

In attendance was actor Paul Sorvino, uncle to Bill Sorvino Executive Director of the GDIFF,  also in the audience, Jersey City resident and Film Director Leon Gast; Oscar winner for “When We Were Kings,” the 1997 Academy Award-  nominated documentary about Muhammad Ali,  both Sorvino and Gast were awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards by the GDIFF  at Sunday nights finale gala.

Talented actor and painter Federico Castelluccio attended (Acting credits include:The Sopranos, Made, and other films) Castelluccio  won for Best Director and Male Actor of a Short for “Lilly of the Feast”.

Earlier in the day the film “Proud” was shown the true story about the men of the USS Mason which focused on the meritorious service of the USS Mason (DE-529) of World War II, the first US Navy ship with a predominantly African American crew, and how three of the men were finally honored in January 1994 for their meritorious service.                             See more photos and winners Continue reading Golden Door International Film Festival-And the Winners are…

65th Tony Awards- River View Observer was there!

Actress Tammy Blanchard at the 65th Tony Awards
Actress Tammy Blanchard at the 65th Tony Awards

On Sunday June 12th the 65th Annual Tony Awards were held at the Beacon Theater and our Photographer Steve Mack was there to capture all the excitement.
Hudson County Nominee Tammy Blanchard arrived at the Red Carpet as did Al Puccino, Christie Brinkley, Lynn Redgrave, Kelsey Grammer, Brooke Shields, John Legusiamo, and others.

See all the photo’s by Steveamack.com



Joe Jackson Visits Ten East as he Promotes Tribute Film “Destination Fame

River View Observer Exclusive…Joe Jackson Patriach of the Jackson Family Visits Bayonne’s Ten East Restaurant


Photo by steveamack.com

By Evelyn Bonilla

On the tail end of a New York City press event for his film “Destination Fame”, Joe Jackson found some time to meet with good friend Paul DeAngelo. The two join together to enjoy
some great cuisine at one of Bayonne’s most stylish restaurants “Ten East”. The restaurant owned by Patrick and Anthony Franconeri is a Hibachi Restaurant and Sake Lounge; it is located in Bayonne, and specializes in sushi, fusion and hibachi cuisine. Continue reading Joe Jackson Visits Ten East as he Promotes Tribute Film “Destination Fame