Record Riot returns; Media and music camp; history programs at LSP, plus | To come up
Record Riot returns to Jersey City
The Jersey City Record Riot returns Saturday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Grove Street PATH Plaza, 116 Newark Ave., Jersey City.
Admission is free and vendors include Bash & Pop’s Jiggs, Jim A, “Reggae Tim” Harris, Karloff Sidekick, Asbury Park Hold Fast, Iggy V, Iris Records of course, Dave P too. New vendors will also be in attendance including Steve Palmietto from Florida, Nick Hallstrom from Providence, Rhode Island, and local artists Steve Alexander and Laurence Ciarallo exhibiting their work. Over 25,000 recordings will be on sale in all formats with over 40 tables to browse.
The Record Store Day inventory, scheduled for June 12, will be posted on irisrecordsjc.com on Sunday June 6.
Registration open for the Art House music and media camp
Art House Productions JAX Media & Music Makers Camp is open for registration. The in-person camp offers students in Grades 7-12 the opportunity to learn digital arts and music skills. The final pieces will be presented at a public event.
The camp will be held Monday to Friday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., July 5 to 16. All camps will be held in person at 150 Bay St., Jersey City.
Each track is led by a digital art or music professional and can accommodate up to 15 students. Masks and social distancing will be required.
In Music Makers, teens will learn the basic history and background of rap, rock and pop music. Teens will learn to collaborate with other musicians and teens and will also choose to take individual lessons in songwriting, rhythm making or piano.
In the media creators | By mapping JC Streets, teens will learn to use photography, video and audio to promote social issues and reach audiences through an interactive online environment. Teens will work with professional media creators. The purpose of digital stories is to create an insightful and moving story of their own neighborhoods.
Tuition fees are $ 350 per session (includes a $ 50 deposit). To register click here. After completing the registration form, CLICK HERE to make your payment. Registration and deposit and / or full payment must be received no later than June 13 in order to attend camp.
Monthly History Programs at Liberty State Park
The Liberty State Park Nature Center has announced its June history programs, which include the Historical Trilogy, The Blast in Black Tom, and the Blue Comet Trail.
The historic trilogy takes place Wednesday, June 9 from 10 am to 11:30 am The program includes a tour of the CRRNJ terminal with views of Ellis Island and Lady Liberty. Meet at the information desk inside the CRRNJ terminal.
On Wednesday June 16, discover the history of the explosion at Black Tom from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This history program highlights one of the events that served as the catalyst for the United States’ entry into World War I. Head inside the CRRNJ terminal for an introduction, then head over to the Black Tom site. You will need transportation to get there.
Rounding out the events, the Trail of the Blue Comet on Wednesday, June 30, from 10 am to 11:30 am This program will include a discussion of the Blue Comet train, its famous trail to Atlantic City, and a clip from the documentary ” Deluxe: Tale of the Blue Comet Meet at the information desk inside the CRRNJ terminal.
All programs are recommended for ages 10 and up. Pre-registration is required and places are limited. Masks are mandatory inside the terminal. For more information or to register, contact the Nature Center at 201-915-3400 x202 or email [email protected] Children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups are limited to a maximum of six.
Dinner to celebrate hip hop through food, art and music
Chef Ed’s Mixtape Dinner, celebrating Chef Ed Brumfield’s love for hip hop through food, art and music, takes place Friday, June 18 at 6 p.m. at the Marcus at NoHu Rooftop, 550 Ave. at Port Imperial, Weehawken.
Hosted by Shani Kulture, the party will feature 90s hip hop themed artwork, special surprise performances, music, food inspired by Bad Boy Entertainment artists such as Biggie, Diddy, Lox, 112, and more. The event also includes staff in ’90s attire.
The organized menu will run over the June / Father’s Day weekend with a shortened standard menu as well. Tickets are available at https://bit.ly/3vNzJZo.