Author Archives: Summer Dawn Hortillosa

About Summer Dawn Hortillosa

Summer Dawn Hortillosa is a journalist specializing in arts and entertainment. Among other things, she is also an award-winning playwright, director, singer-songwriter and actress. Her work has been seen in The Jersey City Independent, The Jersey Journal and other publications.

‘Three Bites’ premiering tomorrow at STAGEfest

“Three Bites” is premiering tomorrow at the second annual STAGEfest at the Loew’s! Me and my costars are super excited and very grateful to everyone who helped us put this show together. Special thanks to Jean-Pierre Mestanza, Abby Levine, Cecily … Continue reading

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Published Articles 3/17/14 – 3/21/14

My work for the Jersey Journal this week. The Jersey Journal: Sondheim’s magical musical at Saint Peter’s University ‘Les Miserables’ opening at New Jersey City University Find your stuff at this art show

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Published Articles 3/10/14 – 3/14/14

My work for the Jersey Journal this week. The Jersey Journal: Lot 13 Longbar and Restaurant fills music void Thirsty Quaker in Jersey City wants to be a home brewers haven

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More coverage of ‘Three Bites’ on Broadway World

Check out more coverage for “Three Bites” on BroadwayWorld! Can’t wait for the show, which is coming up fast on March 22!

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Published Articles 3/3/14 – 3/7/14

My work for the Jersey Journal this week. The Jersey Journal: Spring JC Fridays: new venues and music and more Music meets art tonight at JC Studios Raven Gallery opening today with an art-boutique concept

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Published Articles 2/24/14 – 2/28/14

My work for the Jersey Journal this week. The Jersey Journal: Michelle Vera’s art work on view at Sugartown Bakery Attic Ensemble staging ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Downtown Yogurt in Jersey City getting business ready for spring

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Musing on the Music Scene in Jersey City in Ghettoblaster Magazine

Check out my low-res screenshot of this awesome profile of the Jersey City music scene in brand new Issue 37 of Ghettoblaster by music writer Jim Testa. Jim interviewed me, WFMU’s Ken Freedman and and Iris Records’ Stephen Gritzan about … Continue reading

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‘Three Bites’ on Broadway World

Check out coverage for “Three Bites” on BroadwayWorld! Super excited to get promotions rolling on this show! Rehearsals are looking great and I’m super excited! On a totally random note, I also make chocolate bark now, so I made some … Continue reading

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Poetry at the Scratch DJ Academy; Published Articles 2/17/14 – 2/21/14

Got the amazing honor of reading works by Amiri Baraka and my own stuff with and for the likes of my mentor and friend Reg E. Gaines and Miguel Algarin, co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. I don’t really consider … Continue reading

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Save the date! ‘Three Bites’ premiering at STAGEfest in March

It’s official! “Three Bites” will make its full premiere at STAGEfest at the Loew’s on Saturday, March 22 at 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm in the upstairs lobby of the theater. It will be part of the three-day festival running … Continue reading

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