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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Bowling For Dollars : A Preservationist History

OK, I think I've drummed this up enough, but we are having a Bowling Party Fundraiser for the St. Matthew's Food Pantry on Sunday. In addition to some live pin setters, there will also be live music by Any Day Parade, The Poconos, and DJ Cat Juggler. The Bowling takes place at Barrow Mansion, (83 Wayne Street btwn Jersey and Barrow) where in the 1890'ss two bowling lanes were built. Come and bowl for a great cause. $10 and also feel free to bring some canned goods and or non perishables for the Food Pantry.

Let me rewind though... and get back to History per se...

First, Tonight I am back DJ'ing at the Lamp Post. Yep, it's been many a month since I have had a night to myself. I'll be dressed in RED for the Chinese New Year. The rest of you rats come as you are since it is your year :). My Roomate DJ Bill McCamie is at Bar Majestic. Tonight is also the ART HOUSE at Art House Production. This spoken word event is hosted by St. Patrick. Finally, The always impeccable dressed Lismore is playing at Rebel as part of Fashion Week. The event is Free with RSVP and has a one-hour open bar.

58 hosts our first opening of the season this Friday with White Washed : A Look at American Revisionist History. Orlando Reyes, Ian Kaulii, and Josef Cooper all explore some untold truths through mixed media pieces. Dr. Shakes and D2 will have audio-visceral display as well. The Opening starts at 7 pm. Also that evening, is Raggae Night featuring Rolando Ramos and Dreadeye (Reggae Sound and a Guitar Battle at the Sound Lounge (Jordan's on Newark) hosted by Dwana at 7 pm.

On Saturday, the Grass Roots Art Facility host and art opening for Gordon Fraser. You can check out a preview on Underdevelopment TV, a new site recent launched by Colin Comstock, who has filmed many an event here in JC. The art opening on Saturday, starts at 7 pm. runs until 10 pm. The Funeral Crashers play a Galapago's in Williamsburg at 11 pm. Before hand the Garden State Roller Girls are hosting a orientation of sorts for their new recruits. Hazing I mean crazying will take place Hell's Kitchen Lounge in Newark, NJ (map it!) at 8pm.

On Sunday, _gaia studio in Hoboken is having a Clothes swap-o-rama fund raiser at the place for their Threads Exhibition at the Jersey City Art Museum on February 24th. After you get a nice outfit, please come by for bowling fundraiser at Barrow Mansion. Then after bowling join Chuck D and Brett as anti-monday Sunday's returns to Jersey City via the Lamp Post. Monday, The Bryan Benninghove Trio Returns to the Lamp Post for Jazz Night. On Tuesday, Greg D's Lunar Ensemble plays at the Saint in Asbury Park. The week continues with a host of Jersey City Bands playing at Maxwell's . ( WJ and The Sweet Sacrifice, Billy Filo, The Bamboo Kids, The Balck Hollies, The Insomniacs, The Gay Blades) Check the link for the schedule. American Watercolor Movement and Flaming Fire play with the Dragons of Zynth (Cleveland, OH) on Saturday February 16th.

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This is our 1st email of the year.. hot!
Reason is that we're playing New York Couture's huge Fashion Week bash/runway show at Rebel on Thurs night...Rumour has it that Penelope will be dressing up in
New York Couture for this! ;)Rumour also has it that MTV is filming, but don't tell anyone WE told you. (True Life: I'm Going to Fashion Week, holler!)THE INFO:New York Couture official fashion week party - Free.Thursday, February 7 at Rebel - 251 W. 30th Street - NYCDJ's: Dimitry & Prince TerranceLive performances: Lismore / Bunny Rabbit / Leif /Rye Rye / Miss Eighty6 / Kayvon ZandDoors open at 9pm, fashion show starts at 11pm, Open bar 10-11pmFREE Gift Bags to the first 100 guestsHosted by: Mama Contessa / Jason Hates / La Di Da Di / FloWe're playing sometime between 10:30pm and 12:30 AM. keep an eye on our page for the exact time. More info is here: sloshed at the open bar, watch dangerously cute models walk down the runway, and join the Lismore sing-alongs.. or just hang out in the corner w/ your camera... we don't mind!in other news.. we're doing a west coast tour in early April and a UK tour in June.we'll also be releasing a CD in Japan in April. and another different CD in the US soon after... we'll let u know more details soon.xoxox + love.Penelope + StephenLixxmore

Tonight 2-08-08
Live Music
Reggae Night

& Supa Funky Electric Guitarist compete for title & $$$
Jay Gomez--Jared--Joe--???
Audience Interactive
Jam Session

Roland Ramos' Band
Dreadeye (Reggae Sound )

Bring the your rhythm
Sound Lounge

Jordan's Lounge
247 Newark Ave
Jersey City
Between Coles and Monmouth
7:30p - 10p
$10 cover ( $7 with a copy of this flyer )

introversions: an exhibition of paintings by Gordon Fraseropening reception: Saturday, February 9th, 7-10pmat the Grassroots Arts Facility, 3rd Floor corner of Columbus and Barrow, Downtown Jersey runs until March 21Gallery Hours: 3-8pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturdaycheck out the promo video here

Hey roller derby fans!
Thanks to everyone who tried out for GSR!We'd like to congratulate the girls who passed the skills test and invite all skaters, refs, fans, supporters, family and friends to join us for our 2008 season kick-off party!The party will take place this Saturday, February 9th, at 8pm at the Hell's Kitchen Lounge in Newark, NJ (map it!). At the party, skaters who passed the skills test will find out their team assignments for the 2008 season and the All-Star team roster will be announced. Drink specials include half-price draft beers, $4 shots, and a martini special.
See you on the rink,The Garden State Rollergirls

Jezebel Music Presents: Consignment Funeral Crashers live @ Galapagos70 n.6th street, WilliamsburgSaturday- 2.9 11:00 pm21+ / free admissiom with: The Vandelles, Organized Sports

Swap-O-Rama Rama comes to _gaia studio
Bring your ill-fitting, tired and dated duds to be transformed at _gaia studio’s Swap-O-Rama Rama!
What is it?
It’s your standard clothing swap…but with benefits such as Do-It-Yourself stations of stenciling, hand-sewing, knitting, deconstruction, etc to change a piece of clothing into something "new" again. You’ll have access to sewing machines, materials, supplies and help from your fellow fashionistas.
What to bring?
A bag of clothes that you love or loved and want to change somehow.
A bag of clothes that you don’t wear anymore to add to the "pot" of clothing to be altered.
$10 entrance fee
Details for Swap-O-Rama Rama:
Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 6pm
_gaia studio
66 Willow Avenue - 3rd floor
Hoboken, NJ 07030
This event is a fundraiser for the upcoming Threads wearable art show at the Jersey City Museum.
Sunday, February 24th at 1pm
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This event is part of the SORR network founded in 2005 by Wendy Tremayne.
SORR is a creative commons.

Tuesday, February 12th
The Saint
601 Main St
Asbury Park, NJ
admission: $8
8:30 Mike Black
9:15 Lunar Ensemble
10:15 Colie Brice
11:00 Inside of Outside
Lunar Ensemble is a long-standing group creating textural songs, stretching the canvas for the spoken words of John "Lunar" Richey. We are all old friends and musical comrades. I have been playing in the group for some months now and am amazed at the growing beauty of this music. Different than your usual Greg D kind of thing...i do encourage you to check it out!!
Lunar - words
Tom DiEllo - bass
Slugger - guitar, mandolin
Chris McKenna - drums
Greg D - guitar, QChord