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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Cathedral arts Festival Gala

 21st annual Cathedral Arts Festival  Gala Celebration
Saturday, November 13 · 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Grace Church Van Vorst
39 Erie Street (Enter on 2nd Street)

Champagne, music, silent auction, live auction and fabulous art!
Don't miss the largest and longest-running celebration of artists and the arts in Hudson County!

DJ Pastiche @ Hamilton Inn

DJ Pastiche dropping his science (minimal techno, electronic beats, dub step and  groovy stuff)
on the Hamilton Inn tonite 9pm - 3am
Hamil;ton Inn on 10th street x Jersey ave

Friday, November 12, 2010

Ehullek Tragedies: Overmaars Terminal Everlasting

Opening reception Ehullek Tragedies; Overmaars, Terminal Everlasting.

Friday, November 12 · 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location   58 Gallery
58 coles st jcnj 07302

 concieved by j.w. fesken and
j. cieradkowski , written by j. cieradkowski, artwork by j.w. fesken

...so, so , so...the doctor has taken up a residency at the Overmaars institute
to study the positive and negative effects of true love. five mentally
challenged patients have been chosen to undergo a series of interviews with the
doctor. a man addicted to pigeon blood, a girl who obsessively throws rocks, a
con artist, a woman who waits for her dead husband and a man who killed his son
for mercy's sake. new beginningisms!

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Book House Cafe - winter beer tasting and book pairing

Sunday  November 14th · 5 - 10pm
Book House Cafe presents a winter beer tasting and book pairing. Beer selections will include seasonals from Founders, Ommegang, New Jersey Beer Co. and 3 more that I haven't picked yet.

Book selections will include Holidays on Ice, Without Feathers, and Drinking, Smoking and Screwing. Maybe Melissa Surach will read from her new manuscript "Face Down in the Gutter: An Erotic Journey."

Suggested donation $10.
RSVP to rafael.antonioni@gmail.com

Book House Cafe
109 Wayne Street

4-week Intro to Stained Glass at JCAS

Thursday November 11th · 7 - 10pm

Introduction to Stained Glass.
Design your own pattern and work from it to construct a unique stained glass piece. The class will start with an overview of tools and safety, and continue with design and fabrication. No artistic experience required and all skill levels are welcome.

This Class will run Thursdays Nov. 11, 18 and Dec 2, 9. (7 to 10pm)
Instructor: Keith VanPelt
Fee: $150; $50 Materials fee ($200 total)

Jersey City Art School
326 5th St. Ground Floor

Celebrate Veteran’s Day !

Thursday November 11th  at 12 Noon

Please join us at the 3rd Annual “Honoring  Our Heroes” Veteran’s Day Celebration with  special guests Mayor Healy, HC Executive  Thomas DeGise, the AmVets, the Lincoln Association, the George Washington Society, JC Landmarks Conservancy, the JCPD Marine Corp Assoc.
Special music performances by Chimene Petit, Paula Brown & Friends.
Refreshments will be served.   FREE Admission.
All visitors are welcomed to participate with placing a flag on a Soldier's grave.

The historic
Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery & Memorial Park
435 Newark Avenue
Please contact Eileen Markenstein (201) 707-0738 for more information.

Madame Claude Wine Grand Opening Party!

Monday November 8th · 6 - 9pm

Madame Claude Wine
234 Pavonia Avenue by Hamilton Square
Questions? Contact: (201) 386-9463


Sunday Night Film Forum Presents: The Searchers (1956)

Sunday, November 7th · 8:30pm - 11:30pm

Directed by the legendary John Ford, and starring John Wayne, “The Searchers” tells the story of a Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece with his adopted nephew. This iconically scenic film has been lauded for beautiful cinematography, sparked controversy for difficult social themes, and been named both the “Greatest American Western of All Time” and “12th in the Top 100 Greatest Movies Of All Time” by the American Film Institute.

Come see the landmark John Ford film which has influenced a variety of filmmakers for decades, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, John Milius, Wim Wenders, Jean-Luc Goddard, and George Lucas.

Film starts (usually otherwise) at 7:30pm, discussion to follow
FREE admission; $5 donation suggested.
Beverages will be available, but please leave food at the door.

Country: USA
Language: English
Runtime: 119 Min

Jersey City Art School
326 5th Street, Ground Floor


Grassroots Community Space Presents:

An open call for all who like to bang the drum and stomp their feet!
We look forward to creating SPIRITUAL THUNDER with you!

Join us on FRIDAY November 12th from 7-10PM
Instruments will NOT be provided, please bring your own drum or percussion instrument of choice. You do not have to drum to attend this event, you can come and listen, observe, or DANCE if the rhythm moves you! Refreshments will be served.

Treats by Janet Moreno of Sweet Temptations.
We invite you to stay for the JC SLAM after the Drum Circle!
 $5 suggested donation to keep the Drum Circle going.

54 Coles Street

The Lamp Post hosts Free Comedy Show!

The Lamp Post hosts free comedy the second Tuesday of every month!
The next show is Tuesday Nov 9th starting at 9 p.m. and will include comics Richie Redding, Joshua Sankey, Calise Hawkins, Max Reisman and Brian Havig. Phil Rivo is hosting.

The Lamp Post Bar & Grill
382 Second Street (between Monmouth and Brunswick)