NEW BRUNSWICK – Just like that, we are getting to close the books on January. Just a couple more days it will already be February! So that might mean you might be looking for warm and cozy events. There are plenty of those on the list below!

Tuesday, Jan. 22
New Brunswick Jazz Project-Emerging Artists & Open Session, Charlie Barber Group 8-11 p.m.
Where: George Street Ale House

Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians, the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them now! Tuesday, the Charlie Barber Group leads the band and open session. There will also have a master musician sitting in during the open jam session which begins at 8:00. All welcome.

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Wednesday, Jan. 23
Teen Game Time 3:30 p.m.
Where: New Brunswick Public Library

Come challenge your friends with one of the library's games. Brawl it out in Super Smash Brothers, put the pedal to the metal with Mario Kart, play Magic the Gathering, or have fun with some other game. Come see what's in store on this afternoon! Open to tweens and teens.

Wednesday, Jan. 23
New Brunswick Jazz Project-JC Stylles Trio 8-11 p.m.
Where: The Tavern on George

New York-based Jazz Guitarist JC Stylles (aka Jason Campbell) first touched a guitar around 7 years of age, and was introduced to the world of jazz in the most unlikely of places, that being in the rainforests of Kuranda, a tiny, predominantly aboriginal town in the tropics of Far North Queensland Australia, via his stepfathers jazz record collection. Now, he has studied with jazz greats such as John Scofield and Woody Shaw and released countless recordings in the guitar/organ trio format.

Wednesday, Jan. 23
Makerspace Sewing night 6:30 p.m.
Where: New Brunswick Public Library

Stitch something special with local volunteer sewing expert Pam Brooks. On this evening, turn a men's dress shirt into an apron! Shirts will be provided, though you may bring your own if you would like (it should be a button-down with a collar). Minimum age to attend is 8 years old.

Please arrive on time to participate. Registration is suggested.

Thursday, Jan. 24
New Brunswick Jazz Project-Rob Edwards Quartet 8-11 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick

Robert Edwards is one of the bright new voices in jazz trombone today. Educated at The Juilliard School, Edwards' move to New York has been highlighted by performances with Jimmy Heath, Claudio Roditi, Roy Hargrove, Christian McBride, and the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band. Ever striving for greater musical heights, his vigilance to be a leader in the music is realized by his debut on D Clef Records, "Sound Business". Robert Edwards plays Michael Rath trombones exclusively.

Friday, Jan. 25
New Brunswick Jazz Project-Tamuz Nissum Duo 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Due Mari, New Brunswick

Born in Tel Aviv, Tamuz grew up in an artistic family; her mother is a dancer and a choreographer and her father is a writer. Both of them play an instrument and have a great love for classical and jazz music. She started playing classical piano at the age of 6 and started to sing when she was 14. She moved to the Netherlands in 2007 to study at the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Den Haag; from there she received a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts, voice and side subject piano.

Friday, Jan. 25
New Jersey Film Festival-Spring 2019 –Diary of Rooftop Water Towers 7 p.m.
Where: Voorhees Hall, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick

Director - Nobuyuki Asai
Producer - Keiko Shinonaga

A poetic homage to New York City's water towers as they evolve through the seasons, their mutability comparable to that of human lives Over 200 shots of rooftop water towers are separated by brief intervals of black leader, which evoke a city symphony that changes throughout the day and through the seasons. 2018; 203 min

Q+A Session by Director Nobuyuki Asai and Producer Keiko Shinonaga! Co-sponsored by the Rutgers University Cinema Studies Program!

Friday, Jan. 25
Dancing With The Stars-Live 8 p.m.
Where: State Theatre New Jersey

TV’s biggest dance show returns on tour this winter with “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” featuring fan-favorite professional and troupe dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, ranging from ballroom and jazz to modern and hip-hop.

Sunday, Jan. 27
Sunday Night Live Presents: The Bad Boyz and Girlz Comedy 8 p.m.
Where: Stress Factory

A perfect way to end your week and get the new work week started, with a laugh! Sunday Night Live Presents: The Bad Boyz and Girlz of Comedy with Turae, Stiletto, Timmy Hall and Tony Byrd.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

You can buy your tickets here.

Sunday, Jan. 27
New Jersey Film Festivals – Spring 2019 – The Bug 7 p.m.
Where: Voorhees Hall, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick

Director - Dean Cameron

In this funny short film, Dave's life changes completely when he is befriended by a singing and dancing bug. 2018;  7 min.