Jersey City Theater Center Presents The Wizard Of Oz

Last weekend we went to see The Wizard of Oz by Puppetworks & JCTC. It was the second time we’ve been to a Puppetworks show – the first was Beauty and the Beast – and both times we’ve left the theater impressed and excited by the experience. Here’s a couple things to know about the […]

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SuperWoman! Art Show Opening in Jersey City Heights

When I found out that 107 Bowers Gallery & ArtSpace was opening a female-centric art show entitled SuperWoman! (with almost 28 different artists), I knew I had to reach out to owner/curator Kristin J. DeAngelis. Kristin DeAngelis, Curator “Since knowing we were moving forward with the art gallery last summer, I knew I needed to […]

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Gallery: JC Fridays 

JC Fridays has been around for almost 11 years. Over the years, we’ve missed a lot of great artists by only existing in only one place at a time. And now that we have kids, we miss even more because of their bedtimes and our “NO RUNNING in the gallery” rule. Last night we parked […]

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Passing the Torch: Art House Productions Recruits New Leadership

“This is Christine,” she said into the phone, half smiling at me. She listened. “Ohhh,” she said, “OK. Let me stop you. My name is Meredith Burns. I’m Christine’s successor here at Art House Productions…” Wow, I thought, I wonder how many times a day she has to have that conversation. Because, let’s be honest, Christine’s […]

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Andrea McKenna: Painter and Furniture Designer

Andrea McKenna makes a living as a painter, co-owns and curates a gallery as a side gig, and rises and falls as an artist. It’s in her blood. “My grandfather was a master plasterer and a decorative painter. He did a lot of faux marble – he was definitely an artist. In recent years I […]

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Gallery: Harry Street Coffee’s Open Mic

Based on the packed house at Harry Street Coffee, I think it’s fair to say that arts are still shining in Jersey City despite the somewhat dark and dreary couple of days (months?) we’ve just had. The party already started when I arrived and carried on after I left, but here’s a few shots from […]

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Growing in Jersey City’s Jenna Firshein: Bring on the Healthy

Jenna Firshein is a Jersey City blogger and all around supportive, uplifting lady. What’s important to you as a Jersey City blogger? Connecting with people. My mother does it too, and seems to have passed it on to me. We all have access to so much information, but sometimes people don’t know where to go […]

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Open Mic Alert! Harry Street Coffee

“We’re gonna to do an open mic – myself and Ed. It’s on Wednesday night, January 25,” Benedicto Figueroa told me over a latte at Harry Street Coffee. “This space is sort of like a community space, so we get kids from the high schools around here. It doesn’t seem like there’s a lot that […]

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Gallery: Ur Doing it Right Spin Party

First and foremost – a big giant thank you to everyone who came out last night to our first ever Ur Doing It Right event. We had a crackin time last night at our spin party! Here’s what I loved about it: The community old friends and new friends – sweating, hooting, working hard and […]

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