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Friday, October 12, 2007

Bare Essentials

Thank you to everyone who helped get things underway and flowing for last weekend's Studio Tour. Thanks to The Coffin Daggers, WJ & The Sweet Sacrifice, Lismore and DJ Hot Rod for performing. And thanks you to everyone behind the scenes who got the show to go on. Oh and if you missed the Dance Party at the Lamp Post last Saturday. You missed it fool. Thanks Cootah !!

Tonight we have our group show the Artemathician with works by Eric Gray, Dylan Egon, Lina Rincon, Maurizio Zuluaga, Brian Gustafson, Max Michaels & Christopher Silk, and Patricia Zapata. Curated by: Diana cordova. In addition, this opening also features a lingerie show by Hala Vintage. Come by after 7 pm. Dr. Shakes has a great audio visuals for you to enjoy.

Also Tonight, Savu Sea plays the Sound Lounge @ Jordan's Lounge. They perform after the Percussion battle which features Lex Leonard going for the Gold. If you prefer to see your fighting on skates. The Garden State Rollergirls host their final bout this evening at Newark's Branch Brook Park. In addition, to their bout, the United Spinal Jets , a quad rugby team will also be on the battle front. If this is not enough for you Darren Decide and Guests play at the Iron Monkey tonight. And as well, god I feel like it's JC Fridays. The Super Karaoke Fun Time band is at The Corkscrew.

Tomorrow afternoon from Noon to 4 pm, is an Embankment Celebration at Resurrection School (part of the Church of the Holy Rosary Complex) on 6th and Brunswick. The event is both a planning affair and a celebration of the recent victory of the Embankment Preservation Group. for more info

I need to skip to this Sunday. The Shell Shag and Lebanon (Israel) and perhaps Hunchback show will be at Toyeater's Studio, instead of 58. It's an all ages, BYOB affair that starts nice and early at 5:30 pm. Toyeaters is at 143 Columbus. Come for fun.

Next week is CMJ. American Watercolor Movement is playing at Maxwell's on Friday Save the Date !!


Hey folks!The heat's breaking! Who wants to rock out? We're back at The Corkscrew this Friday night! And we've got some brand new rock and roll goodness for ya! As always, be there at 10 PM sharp for a blast of rockin' past. Karaoke starts immediately after and goes til midnight. And stick around for cheap drinks and ... well, ya just never know what might happen at a SKFTB show. That's all I'm saying.And mark yer calendar for a full week of Halloween hijinx! We'll be back at The Corkscrew Fri Oct 26, the very next night we'll be at The Ghost of Uncle Joe's pre-Halloween bash at a venue to be named and we end our Jersey City tour on Halloween night at The Lamp Post. More details on on these shows to follow.Get yer sleep. You'll need it.Yer pals,

You're All Invited! FREE!Saturday, October 13 Resurrection School Gym (Holy Rosary Complex)189 Brunswick St (at Sixth St) Jersey City, NJ 07302 Noon to 4 pmChildren's Activities/Tour of Gardens along Embankment/Displays/Music (see below for listings and times)/Refreshments
See our park designs and give us your ideas An August ruling by the STB gives city, county, and state governments a second chance to acquire the Embankment on reasonable terms. This win is an inspiring example of citizen collaboration - let's celebrate!. Between 1 and 2 pm we will honor individuals who contributed to the STB Petition, including Governor Jon Corzine, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg, NJ State Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr., NJ State Assemblyman Louis M. Manzo, Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise, Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Council President Mariano Vega Jr. and Members of the Municipal Council, and the neighborhood associations and individual citizens who sent statements and letters of support to the STB.***************************************************Would you like to be an Embankment volunteer?I hope you've already heard the news -
we won at the STB!!! While we've had incremental wins over the years, this is the most important and puts us on track to actually MAKING A PARK in downtown Jersey City. We've asked you to come out to Council meetings, badger your legislators etc, but this time we want to CELEBRATE!On Saturday, October 13th, we'll be having our annual membership meeting along with a big party with live music, children's activities (we'll actually have artists helping to make creative costumes), and a few speeches from our politicians (see a full description of the event below). To pull it off, though, we need your help before the event and the day of the event. If you can't help, we hope you can at least attend. If you've been wanting to help out and haven't had the time or haven't joined us yet, this will a fun event and a great way to meet other supporters of the Embanlment.We need volunteers to help with:Leading children's activities; Aiding tour guides; Manning tables; Helping with publicity; Setting up and taking down tables etc; and Making signs.Let me know whether you can:1) Attend the event; and/or2) Volunteer for one of the above activities.Please respond to Thanks so much and I hope to see you then!Regards,Catherine