Arts + Culture

TOP 20 ways to start 2020 right

TOP 20 ways to start 2020 right   I can’t believe it, but 2020 is just days away. Now that the holiday feasting and present giving is over, so many of my clients and friends are talking about their New Year’s Resolutions. They talk about

10-Year-Old Jazz Singer Doing It Her Way

10-Year-Old Jazz Singer Doing It Her Way Lola Castellano has stunned crowds across Jersey City with her beautiful singing which brings old jazz standards back to the stage in a powerful way that’s rare to hear these days. Even more rare? Hearing that tone, energy,

A Christmas Carol: A Multimedia Experience

A Christmas Carol: A Multimedia Experience Watching A Christmas Carol has been a tradition for many families during the holiday season. It’s the longest-running, most-adapted, and most-relevant Christmas tale to date. From the silent film that’s the oldest known adaptation in existence to the latest

JC Arts Community Celebrated at 2nd Annual Jersey City Arts Awards

JC Arts Community Celebrated at 2nd Annual Jersey City Arts Awards On Tuesday, the JC arts community came together to celebrate 12 of their own at the 2nd Annual Jersey City Arts Awards at White Eagle Hall. As the Bryan Beninghove Trio set the mood

Kanye’s Album: What Does Jersey City Think?

Kanye’s Album: What Does Jersey City Think? Kanye West’s latest album – Jesus is King – is making chart-topping history. The Gospel music-influenced album, which deals with West’s newfound faith, is eliciting a multitude of responses – some enthusiastic and some incredulous – but none

Jersey City in the Movies: Locations and Mentions

Jersey City in the Movies: Locations and Mentions   We’re about to see a lot more of JC on our screens. Jersey City has never been a stranger to the film and television industry, and soon, JC is on track to welcome a lot more

Raising Cultural Kids in Jersey City

Raising Cultural Kids in Jersey City   When it comes to raising a child, any parent wants them to be the best person they can possibly be and to make a difference in the world, but where do you start? Is it in creativity? Is

Newark Ave: Nine Nights of Navratri

Newark Ave: Nine Nights of Navratri   The holiday season is upon us! The Indian community in Jersey City every year organizes a special cultural program to carry forward their customs and traditions across generations on Newark Avenue. Thousands gather dressed in colorful dresses and

Jersey City Inspired Halloween Costumes

DIY Jersey City Inspired Halloween Costumes   Planning to go out in town for Halloween weekend? Use the opportunity to show some hometown pride and poke a little fun at Jersey City while you’re at it with these JC-inspired looks for adults and groups. If

JCAST 2019 Wrap-Up

JCAST 2019 Wrap-Up   The 29th Annual Jersey City Arts and Studio Tour (“JCAST”), presented by the City of Jersey City, the Municipal Council and the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs with participating partners, is a yearly four-day weekend celebration of art across the