Sunshine.... lights jackets... Spring is coming into full swing with the beginning of our great weekends outdoors. Celebrating Mother Nature and Mother Earth, who previously brought us such great things as "the streets of ice, and a polar vortex" should be a good reminder that we need to keep our eco-system in order, or in better order. Rejoice. Rejuvenate, and Recycle !
Using reusable kegs for the last three years and saving Donkey Kong from a landfill. Jersey City's Barcade celebrates it's third year of making it difficult for women to get attention at the quarter fueled fun parlour. Many great beers will be on tap for tonight's celebration. Don't take it personally ladies, guys gotta live. If you do need some special treatment come by Lucky's later, for your Marquee Night. Adam and the Plants, Vomitface, Lip Service and Slipperfaces play the Lamp Post Thursday Night.
On Saturday, City Hall officially Sells Out-doors with The Project : Earth showcasing all things local as well as some locally sourcing Earth Day opportunities at City Hall Plaza. You can follow up your support of local economies on Sunday with the 6th Borough Market in Hamilton Park [come May 18th they'll be occupying City Hall Plaza].
On Saturday Evening, Jersey City's newest performing and visual art space opens at Merseles Studios at Jersey City Theater Center [located at the repurposed second floor of the Monaco Lock Building at 339-345 Newark Avenue]. Personal & Universal has a host of musical, performance and visual arts curated by the Jersey City Art School. Tickets and a full listing is here. www.jctcenter.org.
I'll be repurposing the back of the Lamp Post for Saturday Night Malaria. Working the triage with em will be Dr. Doogie Howser [Bram Teiltelman], Surgeon General Andrea WK, and your truly Dancing Tony. Remember when you asked for a "proper dance party" this is it. DJ Stay Golden Pony Boy is at Lucky's.
On Sunday, we welcome the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery's newest volunteers and residents, The Landscaping Goats from New England. At the Celebrate Mother Earth Festival Yes real goats will tackle the most difficult terrain that has claimed many a lawnmower. Nature Exhibits, Walking Tours, food and refreshments a bounty for our first fundraiser with Live Music by The Levins, The Sensational Country Blues Wonders, The Porchistsas, The Accidental Seabirds, and Scott Wolfson and the other heroes. Save May 17th for Pushing Up the Daisies. Clamoring for a Kayak? check out rock the reservoir, at 3pm. Bands Beer, Kayaking, and Restoration at the Reservoir.
Okay Here's the run down on why I am run down
PanAfrican Jam with DJ Neva at Meridian 23 NYC 6 pm
French Connection at Loew's 8 pm
PMJAMNITES - APR 25 #SO YOU THINK YOU CAN TELL 9pm
JIM TESTA & SAM DAVISON AT SIDEWALK CAFE 9:30 pm
Green Dream - Save The Frogs Day Event at the Distillery Gallery 4pm
the Little Figure 6pm. Speedy 8pm at Loew's
Craig Ferguson's MARINA FRANKLIN headlines The Laugh Tour at ART HOUSE, 8 pm
Nick's Annual Birthday Bash With Sea of Otters! at Northern Soul 8:30 pm
Historic Paulus Hook Association's Annual Pancake Breakfast 9 am
JC Waterfront Volleyball 1:30 at Morris Canal
Sunday Concert at Tachair Presents: Cathal Pratt 2pm
metal monday at L7's! 10 pm
proof is in the pictures