Arts & Entertainment

June 11, 2021

EWING, NJ -- Several World War II aircraft will be flying into Trenton-Mercer Airport this week for tourists to view. The CAF AirPower History Tour featuring historic World War II aircraft will provide cockpit tours, flight demonstrations, and rides.   The event features the B-29 Superfortress ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Called “To India with Love,” a fundraiser is being held at the historic Loew's Theatre to help raise funds to help people deal with COVID-19 crisis in India. Sponsored by Americans in Jersey City, the event will be held on Saturday, June 12 at 6 p.m. and feature the Bollywood ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hoping to capitalize on its strength as a cultural destination, Jersey City will become the first North American location of the Paris based Centre Pompidou. Mayor Steven Fulop, joined by Serge Lasvignes, president of Pompidou Center, Governor Phil Murphy, and Hudson County ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Welcome Home Jersey City, a community-based nonprofit organization that provides educational, employment and material support for refugees and asylees, will sponsor a World Refugee Day Festival 2021 in conjunction with First Friends of NJ and NY, a nonprofit providing services to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - TAP'ed Into Hudson welcomed Jersey City Ward D Councilman Yousef Saleh recently. In addition to offering a special Memorial Day message to those that given their lives in the US military, Saleh shared updates including on a recently adopted Central Avenue Redevelopment Plan, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The first annual Jersey City Mural Festival will help kickoff summer in the city with a celebration of vibrant public art that will foster community and benefit local small businesses affected by the pandemic, Mayor Steven Fulop announced. The citywide festival, scheduled for June ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - TAPinto Hudson welcome Rachel Sieg, Executive Director of the Historic Downtown Jersey City Special Improvement District (HDSID) Rachel shared information about their expanded Farmers' Martkets, the rehabiliation of the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza and the return of the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Art House Productions is pleased to announce “Virtual Access JC Fridays,” on Friday, June 4 at 6:00pm EST - 9:00pm EST, online via Zoom. Jersey City’s premiere quarterly arts festival will showcase a variety of happenings including visual art exhibitions, music and dance ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Offering one more sign that Jersey City is regaining some normalcy, the All About Downtown Street Fair will return on Sept 18. The festival, hosted by the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District (HDSID), is expected to attract more than 150 vendors along the Newark ...

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WAYNE, NJ — AAA expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day weekend. From May 27 through May 31, more than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, an increase of 60% from last year when only 23 million traveled, the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - City officials are rallying behind free form radio station, WFMU, after the state tax assessor has asked the station to justify its tax-exempt status. The state tax assessor has asked WFMU to prove that its programming has educational value as a condition of keeping its tax ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - TAPinto Publisher Steve Lenox recently welcomed Jersey City Board of Education Trustee Gina Verdibello, and her daughter Amelia, to TAP'ed Into Hudson. Click the video to learn about Girl Scout Troop 12026's efforts to educate Jersey City residents on the use of palm oil in ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Even though Nysquazah Hawkins struggled to get the Qua’s Creative Art Center up in running in Jersey City, she recognized just how valuable a resource it was. Hawkins, who started the center in Jersey City in early 2020 in an effort to provide a space where kids and teens could ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – A celebrated member of the New York Metro music scene, James Mastro has released his debut solo single “My God”, via Velvet Elk Records/OneRPM. With credits including songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, arranger and producer, Mastro currently plays with the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Art House Productions will be hosting the Jersey Art Exchange (JAX) Media & Music Makers Camp for students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2021.  The camps will take place Monday through Friday during the weeks of July 5 and July 12, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.at 150 Bay Street in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City officials are considering an ordinance to establish an Arts and Trust Fund Committee that will be tasked with determining how funds raised through the voter approved Arts and Culture Trust Fund will be distributed.  Although the city had the option of using an ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ —New Jersey City University’s Caroline L. Guarini Dept. of Music, Dance present an outdoor musical double bill feature The World Goes Round and Ain’t Misbehavin’ —running April 30 through May 2 at The Lawn by the Gilligan Student Union Building Patio (GSUB) on the Kennedy Boulevard ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Already with a monthly price tag of more than $10,000 per month, the former Public Service building in Journal Square will continue to be maintained by the city until the site can move ahead to turn it into a possible arts center. Called Pathside – because of its location next ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Kids on the West Side of Jersey City got to greet the Easter Bunny on April 3 as the furry springtime visitor made the rounds in order to spread holiday cheer – safely. The caravan made its way through the streets, allowing people and their kids to wave to the Bunny as they ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ - Travel is coming back.  As COVID-19 vaccines continue to roll out, one of the first things many people will be doing this summer is looking to get away with families and loved ones. To that end, Airbnb have announced an 8-point plan to help hosts, guests and communities they ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - After years of conflict over the rehabilitation of Historic Loew’s Theater in Journal Square, the city and the Friends of the Loews appear to be pushing full steam ahead towards creating the city’s first performing arts center.  The Jersey City Redevelopment Authority forged a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ —  The Jersey City Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a tribute concert in honor of the late Councilman Michael Yun Tuesday. Councilman Michael Yun passed away from COVID-19 on April 6, 2020.   Available via live stream, the concert, sponsored by Jersey City's Department of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — While Jersey City's Irish population may not be what it once was, enthusiasm for the Emerald Isle were at an all-time high Wednesday as Mayor Steve Fulop led a flag raising to mark St. Patrick's Day. "While this year’s celebrations are much different than years past, we’re ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  -  Although there were some snickers in the crowd about electing an Italian as Grand Marshal of this year’s one-block Gary’s Sweet Shop St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Gary DeFilippo is half Irish. “But on St. Patrick’s Day everybody Irish,” he said, getting hoots from longtime ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Gigs are hard to come by in the COVID age, but creativity never stops. That’s evident with the Jack Breslin Trio‘s latest instrumental jazz album, Trio, containing all original songs by the three musicians. With Jersey-City based Breslin on upright bass, Brian Princing on ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Jersey City Public Library will be hosting a number of virtual events, including by continuing its celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage movement all of which are open to the public. The library theme:“Valiant ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Applications for grants of up to $1,000 for local artists opened earlier this week.  The program, organized by the Jersey City Arts Council and in partnership with Nimbus, the Artist Recovery Fund grant is being offered by the New Jersey Arts & Culture Recovery Fund of the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In what appears to be the next big step in restoring the Loew’s Theater and turning it into a performing arts center, Mayor Steven Fulop announced a new partnership with Devils Arena Entertainment (DAE), the largest purveyor of entertainment in New Jersey and operator of ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Steve Lenox, Publisher of TAPinto Bayonne, TAPinto Hoboken, and TAPinto Jersey City, recently welcomed Carrie Nawrocki, Director of the Hudson Regional Health Commission, and David Drumeler, Deputy Business Administrator for Hudson County.  Nawrocki and Drumeler, under the ...

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