Category Archives: Interviews

Interviewed by Awear Magazine on arts and journalism in Jersey City

I had the honor of being interviewed by Awear Magazine, a fashion, art and culture magazine headed by Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory, better known in Jersey City as slam poet “Phoenix.” They interviewed me about the local arts and journalism scene (and … Continue reading

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Photos: JC Fridays brings more free art events to Jersey City than ever

On Friday, I went out for JC Fridays! It’s a seasonal citywide festival with free art events that is held every three months — March, June, September and December. I went to about 15 events and took shots for The … Continue reading

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The haunting, dualistic art of painter Joe Velez

I haven’t posted anything in a while, so here’s an art feature I wrote about Hoboken artist Joe Velez which originally appeared on NJ.com and in The Jersey Journal. I’ve known about his work for quite some time but was … Continue reading

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Jersey City teacher’s documentary on PS22 Chorus Oscar journey to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

Remember the PS22 Chorus, those talented elementary kids who sang “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” at the 2011 Academy Awards? The ones whose YouTube videos have gotten more than 44 million views? Jersey City teacher and filmmaker Jonathan Kalafer’s documentary “Once … Continue reading

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