My Hudson County Events (March 6, 2020)
March 6, 2020 | Eric Beepat
Hey Hudson County! Here’s my weekly list of fun, upcoming events! What do you have going on this weekend?
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UCHS Spring Dance Concert
Friday, March 6th, 6PM – 8:30PM
Union City High School, Union City
The UCHS Spring Dance Concert is a celebration of dance within the Union City District. This year they invited their new dance programs from JMSA, Emerson Middle School and Union Hill Middle School.
Carrie Jackson and Winard Harper All Stars
Friday, March 6th, 8PM – 10PM
Headroom Bar & Social, Jersey City
Carrie Jackson and Winard Harper All Stars
Carrie Jackson is a Newark native and a New York based vocalist. Carrie frequently performs at top jazz venues in the metropolitan area and tours in the USA and abroad. She attributes her vocal style of singing to her mentors, Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nancy Wilson.
With her multifaceted singing style she can harmonize swing, sing classic jazz standards with sweet soul, wail the blues, ballads, or Gospel, all complimented by her engaging stage presence and graceful moves.
Venue Validated parking $10
2 blocks from Grove St PATH train stop
2 stops from Manhattan on PATH train
more info: 201-630-0850 or 646-522-8345
Park Theatre Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Saturday, March 7th, 12PM – 1PM
Park Theatre, Union City
Ribbon cutting ceremony for the re-opening of the historic Park Theatre in Union City at noon on Saturday, March 7.
The open house is:
Friday March 6, 6 – 10 PM
Saturday, March 7, 12- 4 PM
Sunday, March 8, 12- 4 PM
One Year After: Hamlet Manzueta
Saturday, March 7th, 6PM – 9PM
Art House Productions, Jersey City
Art House Gallery is honored to present the work of the late Hamlet Manzueta from March 7-28 in Jersey City. One year after his death, Hamlet still lives on in the hearts of the Jersey City art community and on the walls of many of its residents.
Curated by Andrea McKenna, “One Year After” is a celebration of Hamlet’s prolific career, exhibiting paintings from throughout his lifetime in the community he called home. The opening reception is Saturday, March 7 from 6pm-9pm.
Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Hamlet Manzueta came to New York City in 1982, graduated from FIT and did just about everything from Jewelry design, to Illustration to making hats. It was in the 90’s that Hamlet entered the drag scene and became a downtown sensation with his colorful, spicy characters. He also produced a cable program called “The Pot” and held a permanent position creating designs for Fila. Becoming a prolific painter, Hamlet explored many sides to his artistic palette, especially after becoming ill and vanishing from the downtown scene. While some say his work was childlike, it’s certainly clear there’s an angelic innocence in which it’s been said he emulated.
The Opening Reception is on Saturday, March 7th from 6pm to 9pm. Show runs until March 28th. Gallery Hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 3pm. All gallery shows are free and open to the public. If you cannot attend during gallery hours, appointments are available. Please contact email@example.com for information. Curated by Andrea McKenna.
Casino Night 2020
Saturday, March 7th, 7PM – 1AM
La Reggia Restaurant, Secaucus
16th annual Guma Foundation Casino Night. An evening filled with music, fun, friends, and family. Raising money for Tomorrow’s Children Foundation and children with brain tumors.
Live Music @ Cork Screw
Sunday, March 8th, 1PM – 4PM
Cork Screw Bar & Grill, Jersey City
Live acoustic performance during brunch!
GNA Awards Gala
Sunday, March 8th, 5PM – 9PM
Chandelier Restaurant & Catering, Bayonne
Please join us on Sunday, March 8, 2020 “International Women’s Day, as we put our hands together to celebrate this special day of appreciation and recognition for the women of our community.
This will be a day of appreciation and recognition for the women in our community that dedicate their lives to increasing the degree of autonomy and self-determination in our people and in our communities. The women who stand up for us and deliver, on this day, we say “Thank you”.
Music by: Dj Wiz Davis-Team Libra Events
All donations will go to the GNA Spring H.B.C.U. College Tour scheduled for 03/19/2020.