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.

2013′s Top Hits: Featured Articles in the Jersey City Independent

It’s a new year, so I’m taking stock of my work from 2013. Here are some of my featured articles from the Jersey City Independent in 2013. News: Guardian Angela: Angela McKnight Sets a New Standard of Care for the … Continue reading

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Published Articles 12/14/13 – 12/20/13

Quick little update. I just came back from a wonderful Christmas with family in Minneapolis, and had a couple articles run in the meantime, including a list of some of the cool New Year’s Eve events in Jersey City, Hoboken … Continue reading

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Published Articles 12/7/13 – 12/13/13

We just wrapped an amazing run of “Little Shop of Horrors Jr.” at Art House Productions’ STAGES, where I was production manager! The kids were fantastic and I had a great time working with them and the crew. I can’t … Continue reading

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Published Articles 11/29/13 – 12/6/13

Here are some of my articles from this week! The Jersey Journal: More than 30 events today highlight JC Friday’s winter festival Group shows offer small, affordable works at JC Fridays arts festival Artist ‘Lex’ Leonard hopes viewers react to … Continue reading

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‘Three Bites’ accepted into PlayDate Playwrights Festival Shorts Edition

Fantastic news! An excerpt from my new short play, “Three Bites,” has been accepted into the PlayDate Playwrights Festival Shorts Edition! “Three Bites” follows the rise and fall of a relationship over the course of three meals. With each bite, … Continue reading

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Published Articles 11/9/13 – 11/22/13

I’ve been busy production managing for Art House Productions’ STAGES! Little Shop of Horrors Jr., as well as doing tons of freelance work and playwriting. Here’s some of my recent work, including coverage of this year’s Hoboken Artists Studio Tour. … Continue reading

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Published Articles 11/4/13 – 11/8/13

A semi-slow week, since I’m mostly freelance copyediting for This Old House. I’m excited about this weekend, which features the Hoboken Artists Studio Tour! You can find my preview coverage and two artists profiles for the tour below. I will … Continue reading

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Published Articles 10/7/13 – 11/1/13

Here’s some of my published articles from the past month. For this weekend’s events, click here. The Jersey City Independent: J CITY Theater Making Comeback with ‘Apartment 3A’ Metropolis Coach Classes Help Local Families with Childbirth, Recreation and Test Prep … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: ‘Kookspeak’ makes Hoboken debut at Digable Arts Festival

I had a great time performing my one-woman show “Kookspeak” last weekend at the Digable Arts Festival! I performed twice during the festival at the Monroe Center for the Arts in Hoboken on Oct. 12 and 13 in the so-called … Continue reading

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‘Kookspeak’ in The Jersey Journal; Published Articles 10/7/13 – 10/11/13

“Kookspeak,” which makes its Hoboken debut this weekend, got more coverage, this time in The Jersey Journal! It can be seen in today’s paper or online here. I’m super excited about tomorrow. Yesterday I had one of my favorite theater … Continue reading

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