50th JC Fridays!

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On September 7th, 2018, Art House Productions’ JC Fridays will be holding its 50th festival! Jersey City’s premiere quarterly arts festival features arts events that take place in restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces in almost every neighborhood of our great city. Our 50th JC FRIDAYS will showcase a variety of happenings including visual art exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with visual and performing artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works. Continue reading for full schedule Continue reading

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JC Fridays is back this week

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Spring is on the way, and Art House’s JC Fridays will kick off the season with 20 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 2nd, 2018. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works. Held quarterly, thousands of residents pour out to experience these artists’ latest works and to revel in the joy art brings to the community.

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Spring JC Friday!

27539963_1712745045456581_1913905388347714990_nSpring is on the way, and Art House’s JC Fridays will kick off the season with 20 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 2nd, 2018. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more.

All events are free and open to the public.

As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works. Held quarterly, thousands of residents pour out to experience these artists’ latest works and to revel in the joy art brings to the community.

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JC Fridays – Quarterly Citywide Arts Celebration

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JC Fridays – a full day of arts events in Jersey City! This quarterly citywide celebration of the arts is organized by Art House Productions. All events are free and open to the public. * art * performance * music * film * education Support the arts! Explore your city! For more JC Fridays information and full listings, visit jcfridays.com. Jersey City Independent is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

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Get Free Art!

2015-09-03_11-33-33The next JC Fridays event will take place on September 11th in neighborhoods all over Jersey City. The events are FREE!

2015-09-03_11-42-20JC Fridays is a quarterly event, held four times a year at the start of every season: March, June, September, December. The next JC Fridays will be held on Friday, December 4th, 2015.

Through our events and programming:
Sponsors:

– Destination Jersey City – – The Jersey City Reporter
– Jersey City Magazine
– Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council & Cultural Affairs –
– Jersey City Department of Housing, Economic Development, and Commerce
– Historic Downtown SID
– Hamilton House
– The Shuster Group
– Greenspot
– The Oakman Condominiums
– JCity Realty
– PATH
– SILVERMAN

JC Fridays is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Supporters: Balance Salon, City Diner, Club Transmission, the Digest, GP’s Restaurant, Hamilton Inn, Jersey City Independent, Maximum Motion Fitness, Port-o Lounge, Yelp

Friends: Jersey City Reservoir Alliance, Pint

Business Specials:
•   $10 off haircuts on JCFridays from Balance Salon
•   One FREE class for first time members from Maximum Motion Fitness

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Images Can Be Louder Than Sounds!

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Award-winning, globetrotting, Nigerian photographer Chi Modu will be featured in the upcoming JC Fridays event on September 11th. Chi is a world renowned, iconic photographer whose photos have appeared on the covers of Rolling Stone Magazine and Jazz Times.  The event will take place at Grace on the corner of 2nd & Erie Sts. in Downtown JC. An easy walk from the Grove St. PATH station.

He has also worked with multiple Grammy-Award winning jazz phenom, bassist Christian McBride. Chi will present a slideshow of his work and discuss his journey to fame.

Chi will discuss photographing Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dog, Mary J. Blige and traveling throughout the Far East and Africa.

His book, Uncategorized, will be on sale with t-shirts from his 2014 retrospective in Finland.

The event is a FREE presented by Art House Productions and Grace Van Vorst.

Wine, beer, and empanadas for a donation.

Ready! Set! JC Fridays!

2014-12-01_12-56-01This Friday, March 6th, marks the returns of JC Fridays! Are you ready?

JC Fridays is a quarterly event, held four times a year at the start of every season: March, June, September, December. The next JC Fridays will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015.

Produced by Art House Productions in Jersey City, JC Fridays brings together art, music, and more throughout Jersey City neighborhoods.

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JC Fridays is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
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The Return of JC Fridays!

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Art House Productions JC FRIDAYS returns this week on September 5th.

From the website:

Based in Jersey City, Art House Productions inspires, nurtures and promotes the arts in our community through accessible, multi-disciplinary initiatives including JC Fridays.

JC Fridays is a quarterly event, held four times a year at the start of every season: March, June, September, December. The next JC Fridays will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014.

Through our events and programming:

  • We create performance, broadcast and publishing opportunities that empower the voices of today while cultivating the audience of tomorrow
  • We facilitate interaction between artists and the community through collaboration, open forums and volunteer opportunities
  • We challenge the division between artists and audience by creating supportive environments where individuals can share their creativity and exchange cultural ideas and practices
  • We foster understanding of the arts and of ourselves through programming which reflects the diversity of our community
  • We provide educational programs that assist in the development of artistic craft and nourish a lifelong passion for the arts

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