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Thursday, May 6, 2010

all points borscht, night of comedy


an evening of comedy and music to benefit:

Temple Beth-El
the Reform Congregation of Jersey City
Saturday, May 15th at 8:00 pm

Starring Brad Zimmerman
Stone & Stone
Hosted by Phi Rivo
Featuring special musical guests
Food and adult beverages available

Tickets $20 in advance. $22 at the door (Such a deal!!)

Please click here to purchase tickets via our secure server. You may also send your check to:
All Points Borsht
Temple Beth-El
2419 JF Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07304

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

the formula of summer, art opening

THE FORMULA OF SUMMER... recent works in black masking tape
by Kayt Hester
June 1, 7 - 11 pm, LITM, Newark Ave

Hudson County Community Forum

May 8, 2.30 - 5.30 Barrow Mansion, 83 Wayne street
At this Community Forum we will:

LEARN how the "Citizens United" Supreme Court ruling allows unlimited corporate spending to influence national politics.
CHOOSE the best legislative solutions to restore political power to individuals.
PLAN our next event to focus public attention and demand legislative action.
Please join us!

Take back our government from corporations and lobbyists.

Featured speakers: Danny Schecter and John Bonifaz

Danny Schechter is an investigative journalist, filmmaker, and author. His latest film "Plunder: The Crime of Our Time" features interviews with industry insiders to reveal how the financial crisis was built on a foundation of criminal activity.

John C. Bonifaz is a Boston-based attorney and political activist specializing in constitutional law and voting rights, and founder of the National Voting Rights Institute.

35th annual MeetBall

the Van Vorst Park Associations annual fundraiser, fun celebration and neighborhood Ball.
saturday may 15th, 6.30 - 11 pm, Saint Peter's Prep hall, Grand x Warren Street.

Big Band "Cornucopia", various celebrity singers (probably also our mayor), appetizers, food, deserts, beer and wine.
Bring your dance shoes.
Bring some fun outfits!
advance tickets $20, $25 at door. tix available at made with Love and Fish with Braids on Jersey Ave.

Everything Jersey City Festival

the Everything Jersey City Festival, an annual event in the Heights:
Saturday, May 22nd 11am-6pm, 10 blocks on Central Ave in the Heights, all businesses, artists, creatives,
special merchandise, 4 stages, free concerts and performances,
bounce house, slide, rock climbing wall and petting zoo.
transportation: bus Coach, 10/99, Lightrail

Cinco de Mayo @Boca Grande

Big Cinco de Mayo Festivity with Beer girls, music, prizes at Boca Grande
564 Washington Blvd, Pavonia Newport JC

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

A djBRUNCH with djTOMORROW at the Warehouse cafe,

140 Bay Street, Powerhouse arts district

Come join us Sunday, May 9th for some great food & music & as always some smiles at our djBRUNCH :: Noon – 5pm

Music Menu by- DjTOMORROW selecting an eclectic blend of Soul Grooves from around the world.

Menu-by Julius Torres.

the secret life of a ... Jersey City backyard, opening reception

John Dunstan, May 13 - June 1
photography, world premiere of his film "the secret life of a Jersey City backyard",
peep show of insect sex.
opening reception may 13, 6-9pm .
Fish with Braids Gallery, 521 Jersey Ave, JC

Monday, May 3, 2010

Mike DiFeo's photography

may 20th, 7 - 11pm
Mike Di Feo's 1st solo photographic exhibition at the Lex Leonard Gallery at 143 C. Columbus in Jersey City.

The work itself falls into the abstract expressionist category of photography." I like to open and drag the shutter and paint with the still lights. All of the work is native to Jersey City".

Setting the mood and laying down the groove in the DJ booth is chilltown's own Lex Leonard!

mayth (may eighth..), party

The two resident bands of 660 grand st., Jack Parsons Moonchild and Thomas Francis Takes His Chances will be performing their first double bill at the newly renovated venue in celebration of MAYTH! (may 8th) and the official release of JPM's first full length album (self titled). a limited hand number run of their first release will be available at the party, along with TFTHC's newest album "don't give up on me dad"...raw animal, electric energy, psychedlic lighting, kick ass live music...plus an eclectic mix of classic and current rock/experimental tunes played throughout the night. ...a music venue in jersey city that can actually support full bands and their equipment!... doors at 11, TFTHC @11:30, JPM @12:30.

...stop by earlier that night for the opening to rock soups new ground floor art gallery with new works from resident artists Nyugen Smith, John Ruddy, John Fathom and others...

Urban conflict championship 2 Strike down, mixed martial arts competition

Professional Mixed Martial Arts Competition. cage combat

Friday, May 14, 2010 7 - 11pm

The National Guard Armory of Jersey City

678 Montgomery StreetAdd Image

MAIN EVENT: Dante Rivera vs Ryan Contaldi

Jersey City's "Mike Medrano" vs Mike Dolce

Sean Santella vs Josh Rave
Dan Cramer vs Carlos Brooks
Jimmie Rivera vs Joey Camacho
Pat Bennett vs Mike Dunaj
Ryan Quinn vs Colin Schrader
Mike Winters vs Kevin Horowitz
Jason McLean vs Felipe Arantes
Juan Barrantes vs Marcos Rodrigues

This fight card will be the most exciting group of MMA fights to ever hit the NYC / New Jersey area. Urban Conflict Championship has put together this event featuring some of the most talented fighters in the country, and we're doing it for $35 a ticket. Our fight card consists of the fighters who are ready to take their game to the next level, and win a fight that could land them in the UFC.

Mixed marshal arts competition events are legal in New Jersey, but NOT in New York

Just add sound

may 13, 9 -11pm, Grassroots community space
Come chill at the sweetest open mic in Jersey City! Bring your voices, music, poems, and rhymes.

Justin Woo hosts. DJ Purple Stuff spins.

Jersey City is blowing up. Be part of the explosion.

guitar bomb and The Betty Rats (Nashville) live music@Lucky 7

may 4th, Lucky 7's: Guitar Bomb (from Bklyn) and The Betty Rats (from Nashville) will be playing . The show starts at 9pm.

mad skateboard unexpected

art installation in window showcase at fish with braids gallery, the cans are exploding from his chest..

this spontaneous unexpected show with graf artist, skateboard stylist Pablo Naranjo, is up only until may 11. cocktail reception thursday may 6th with Sangria 7 - 10 pm fish with braids gallery, 521 jersey ave

Creative Grove artist & designer market

JC's outdoor art and community forum, market place, venue, music, playground..
every friday, 2 -8 pm, rain or shine
Grove Street PATH plaza, Jersey City, C Columbus Drive x Grove Street

This Week DJ Pastiche and Skitzofrenic Funk Ensemble

DUB STEP, Drum and Basss, along with Bass sounds and Experimental noize

outdoor boutiques, Hoboken Chess Club! compete with your community!
Hoolahoopers galore, maybe hoola hooping classes soon to come