JC Fridays offers free Latin dance lessons, comedy, art exhibits, and more.

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Art House Productions announced the first JC Fridays of 2022 on Friday, March 4. Jersey City’s first quarterly arts festival will feature a variety of events including visual art exhibits, dance performances and studio tours by more than 20 artists, companies and organizations. Visitors are encouraged to travel from place to place to discover works of art and support local artists and businesses. Full event descriptions and the event map are available at www.jcfridays.com.

JC Fridays is a seasonal multi-arts festival featuring arts events that take place in restaurants, galleries, stores and event spaces in nearly every neighborhood in Jersey City. All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent arts scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is teeming with visual artists and performers of all types, musicians and uniquely talented individuals. JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their new projects and works.

Printable event listings can be found here: https://bit.ly/3gJduxL An interactive map is available online (www.jcfridays.com) to help customers easily find artists and venues and create their own own schedule.

“With free events in almost every area of ​​Jersey City, JC Fridays is the perfect time to visit a gallery for the first time or explore a part of town you don’t know,” says Courtney Little, Production Manager.

Selection of JC Fridays events – March 4, 2022

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Comedy at the Concourse

March 4, 7-9:15 p.m.

JSQ Salon, 50 Journal Square Plaza, Jersey City, NJ

Free comedy night Comedy at the Concourse is downstairs in the JSQ lounge every Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Ryan Rummel, Alex Grubard and Nick Fierro feature the funniest comedians from New York, New Jersey and the New World Order.

SMUSH Gallery: Bodies Boobies Bootys: An Intimately Public Demonstration of Pleasure and Play

March 4, 6-9 p.m.

340 Summit Ave Jersey City, NJ

“Bodies Boobies Bootys: An Intimately Public Display of Pleasure and Play” celebrates bodies and playful pleasure in a show full of color and excitement. Explore whimsical dick doodles, fluffy pink sculpting, coloring wallpaper, glitter banana bunches, and soulful portraits.

PE Pinkman: To see someone else is to see yourself

Friday March 4, 6-8 p.m.

St. Peter’s University Gallery of Fine Arts, Mac Mahon Student Center

47 Glenwood Ave, 5th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Mr. Pinkman’s paintings and drawings bring together observed moments and perceived connections to personal ideas, art historical references and structural elements.

Greenville

Greenville Project (Jersey (Broad) City)

March 4, 4-7 p.m.

128 Winfield Avenue Jersey City, NJ

Join Project Greenville as we celebrate the women who have helped shape the strength and diversity of Project Greenville and Jersey City…friends, neighbors, artists, pros/hobbyists, mothers, daughters, sisters, wives and widows

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Kennedy Dancers Latin Dance Celebration

Friday March 4, 7-10 p.m.

79 Central Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

Latin Dance Celebration and Open House with Latin Dance performances by The Kennedy Dancers Inc. Inner City Youth Pre-Professionals. Refreshments will be served!

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NJCU Virtual Talk: Criminal Justice and Julie Green’s First Meal Paintings

March 4, 12:30-2:00 p.m. on Zoom

In this virtual lecture, former New York Times critic Kirk Johnson and Professor Sara Sommervold of Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions will shed light on the subjects of Julie Green’s First Meal Series paintings – those who were unjustly incarcerated and exonerated after legal battles. and Professor Sara Sommervold of the Center on Wrongful Convictions.

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Argentine Tango Beginner at Impress Ballroom

March 4, 7:10 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

165 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ (entrance on Barrow St)

Join Impress Ballroom for a free Argentine tango class for beginners, teacher: Ilya Maletin. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

Art House Gallery presents Lucy Rovetto – “Floating”

March 4, 6-9 p.m.

Art 150, 1st Floor Lobby, 150 Bay St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

The Art House gallery invites you to see “Floating” featuring the work of Lucy Rovetto in the hall of Art 150.

Exchange of art supplies with Sky Garden Gallery and Theda Sandiford

Friday March 4, 5-8 p.m.

Art 150, Studio #231, 150 Bay St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Do you have any material left over from an artistic project? Got WAY too much cadmium white when you need pastels? Do you have balls of yarn that you don’t use? We are looking for art supplies that can be used by someone else. Marie Conserve your art supplies and make room for more joy in your life.

Guillermo Bublik: In Transition

Friday, March 4, 4-9 p.m.

Art 150, Studio #225, 150 Bay St, 2nd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302

A year after moving from Chicago, Guillermo Bublik has established himself as an important addition to Jersey City’s artistic community. His unorthodox combinations of mediums and surfaces result in striking color effects that draw viewers in. Visit his artist’s studio to see new works and work in progress.

Open Studio: m.gluck

Friday March 4, 6-9 p.m.

Art 150, Studio #226, 150 Bay St, 2nd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Visit local artist m.gluck in his studio and see the “Sci-fi series” made up of collaged photographs of fantasy landscapes and skyscapes.

Exhibitions “Take a Breath” & “Signature” at Art 150

March 4, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Bay Street, 2nd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302

“Take a Breath” presents Art Fair 14C Artist in Residence: Jonté Drew

“Signature” features artists from 150 Bay Studios:

Cheryl R. Riley, Deb Sinha, Elinor Dei, Tos Pironti, Frank Ippolito, Georgina Billington, Guillermo Bublik, Josh Urso, Megan Maloy, Mindy Gluck, Paul Wirhun, Robert Cadena, Robert Koch, Robert Policastro, Susan Evans Grove, Teri Fiore , Theda Sandiford and Tzara Peterson.

175 2nd St presents the art project

March 4, 6-8 p.m.

175 2nd Street, Jersey City, NJ

Tour 14 floors of solo artist lobbies with works by Greg Letson, Tim Daly, Bruce Halpin, Sandra DeSando, Pat Lay, David W Cummings, Kevin McCaffrey, Mindy Gluck, Glenn Garver, David French, Kati Villim, Eileen Ferrara, Caroline Burton and Heidi Curko.

Dvora Art House presents The Art Project

March 4, 6-8 p.m.

DVORA Art House, 148 1st St. Jersey City, NJ

Tour 12 floors of solo artist lobbies! Discover solo artist exhibitions with works by Joan Mellon, Laura Lou Levy, Cheryl Hochberg, Alberte Bernier, Robin Feld, Anonda Bell, Orna Adoram, Dana Scott and many more.

JC Open Studios Elevator

March 4, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

135 Erie Street, Floors 3, 4 & 5, Jersey City, NJ 07302

lift is a studio workspace for creatives of all kinds. We are located steps from Hamilton Park on 3 floors at 135 Erie Street and are home to many artists, musicians, local businesses and more! Please visit us and enjoy the art, music and conversation.

“The Color Continues” with m.dreeland

Friday March 4, 6-8 p.m.

SILVERMAN Hamilton Square Condominiums, 232 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Curated by Kristin J. DeAngelis

Clarification with Ben Fine and Deb Sinha

March 4, 6-8 p.m.

SILVERMAN Majestic Theater Condominium Association, 222 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, NJ 07307

Curated by Kristin J. DeAngelis

D’Angelico guitars on display at the Canopy by Hilton Jersey City

Friday March 4, 3-8 p.m.

Canopy by Hilton Jersey City Arts District, 159 Morgan Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Exquisitely crafted D’Angelico guitars, each reimagined by a different artist, use the guitar as their backdrop. Now on display at the Canopy by Hilton Jersey City Arts District. The exhibition is accessible on the second floor of the hotel in the artists’ studio located in Canopy Central.

The Oakman presents The Art Project

March 4, 6-8 p.m., 160 1st St. Jersey City, NJ

Take a tour of 14 floors of solo artist lobbies with works by artists Bill Leech, Daryl-Ann Saunders, David W. Cummings, Guillermo Bublik, Josef Zutelgte, Linda Byrne, Mindy Gluck, Nupur Nishith, William Stamos, Vikki Michalios and Karen Starret.

Additional events are added daily to the schedule. To list an event on the JC Fridays website, please visit www.jcfridays.com/sign-up by February 28.

Art House Productions is committed to accessibility and inclusivity in all public programming presented by our organization. A list of wheelchair accessible events can be found here: www.jcfridays.com/blog/categories/wheelchair-accessible

If you have any questions about the site’s COVID-19 safety protocols, please contact the hosts directly. Art House encourages all clients to follow all CDC guidelines and adhere to the requirements of each event.

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