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.

Big things coming up

It’s been almost a year since I’ve last blogged, but not because of inactivity — quite the contrary. As a quick recap, I directed the second season of In Full Color, which was a phenomenal hit, and concentrated on acting for … Continue reading

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In Full Color returns! Seeking submissions now

I’m super excited to announce that Art House Productions is seeking monologues and art for the second annual “In Full Color,” celebrating Women’s History Month in March. The hit show is coming back with more women sharing anecdotes and monologues … Continue reading

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Leaving the Jersey Journal; Published Articles 7/31/15 – 9/4/15

After nearly five years of covering Hudson County arts and news, I am sad to say I will no longer be working for The Jersey Journal. On Sept. 4, the Journal laid off myself and several others. I’ve enjoyed my … Continue reading

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Published Articles 7/1/15 – 7/24/15

Yay! I finally caught up on my archiving! News: Community rallies around Jersey City singer injured in Brooklyn hit-and-run Jersey City security guard admits performing sex act on sleeping teen: report Accident causing traffic nightmares on Route 3 Group assaults … Continue reading

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Published Articles: June 2015

More archiving catch-up! News: St. Anthony High School in Jersey City graduates new class (PHOTOS) 13 displaced, pups rescued from Jersey City Heights fire: officials Raval brings tapas, gin and tonics and Spanish flair to Jersey City Bicyclist ‘critical’ after … Continue reading

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Published Articles 5/23/15 – 5/30/15

Been slacking on my archiving. Here are some old posts from late May. News: Fatal accident on Route 3 leads to traffic delays No clear solution to N.J.’s transportation funding crisis: report Drunk driver strikes 6 cars, injures 2 in … Continue reading

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‘Three Bites’ making NYC debut this July!

I’m thrilled to announce that my hit dramatic play, “Three Bites,” is making its New York City debut in July for Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s 10th Anniversary event! Get ready for a second helping of “Three Bites,” which opened to rave … Continue reading

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