Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners announce that the City of Union City will hold a Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 7:00 PM at Jose Marti Freshman Academy, 1800 Summit Avenue, Union City.

The event will include invited guest speakers; live mariachi music;  Mexican dancers; and typical Mexican food.  
Admission is free and everyone in the community is invited to attend.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Union City Artist Awards

The Union City Artist Awards... Honoring artists of all disciplines who have contributed to Union City's artistic fabric.  Coming... June 2012!!!

Benefit Gala to Support Art Youth Group

The Grace Theatre Workshop, a not-for-profit youth based organization dedicated to providing FREE classes in the performing arts to children, will be holding their annual Spring Benefit Gala on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the luxurious The Graycliff, 122 Moonachie Avenue, Moonachie, New Jersey.  The Gala will feature live performances, delicious dinner and open bar, dance music, and a great time. 

Donations for the Spring Benefit Gala are $60.00 per person and can be purchased by visiting: http://www.gracetheatre.com/annualspringbene.html

Now into its eleventh year, The Grace Theatre provides free classes in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap/Rhythm, Folkloric Dance/Salsa, Flamenco, Singing, and Acting to children from Hudson County as well as free admission to professional performances to the students and their families.

The Grace Theatre Workshop, Inc. has received much critical acclaim for its professional theatrical productions and is the premiere presenter of bilingual and Spanish language theatre in the State of New Jersey.

The Grace Theatre Workshop, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, and therefore donations are tax deductible.  Any contribution is greatly appreciated.  If unable to attend but would like to make a donation, please log on to:  www.GraceTheatre.com

Or mail a check or money order payable to:
The Grace Theatre Workshop
P.O. Box 4412
Union City, NJ 07087

For more information, please visit:  www.GraceTheatre.com
Please come and support the arts and our children.  It will undoubtedly be a wonderful evening.  

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Union City Art Gallery at City Hall

(Union City, NJ)  Union City Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners announce that the City of Union City will host their April art exhibit at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall with an opening reception on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 6:00 PM.  

The art exhibit will feature artists Sigfrido Duarte, Victor Lopez, and Annie Merritt. Union City Art Gallery curator, Amado Mora and the Union City Artist Collective, is organizing the event  Refreshments will be served and admission to the event is free.

The Union City Gallery at City Hall is dedicated to giving local artists a free space to showcase their art as well as to continue the City’s mission of encouraging more art in the City and improving the quality of life of all its residents.  The Gallery will feature different artists in monthly exhibits.  Artists that would like to be included in future exhibits should contact the Union City Office of Public Affairs at 201-348-5746 for more details. The entire community is invited to attend this wonderful event.  Support art, local artists, and beautify our community.

Monday, April 9, 2012

"Songs from the Heart"

The Union City Performing Arts Center presents "Songs from the Heart” featuring vocalist Smooth Edward on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Union City Performing Arts Center, 2500 Kennedy Boulevard, Union City, New Jersey. Admission is free and parking is available at the 23rd Street Parking Deck located on 23rd Street between Summit & Kerrigan Avenues.

Smooth Edward, vocalist, comedian, and skilled performer embodies a return to the tradition of the great entertainer. His warm, versatile singing style, great wit, smooth integration and delivery of these two offers a truly delightful evening of song and laughter for all, especially in more sophisticated venues. Smooth’s selection of music spans several generations, delivered with great artistic skill. His sets include classics like, You Make Me Feel So Young, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Time After Time.  He also songs popular with boomers such as You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mind, Love is in the Air, She Believes in Me, It’s Still Rock & Roll to Me, Islands in the Stream. Great, memorable songs are his selection criteria. Simple as that.

For more information, visit:  www.smoothedward.com

For complete Season schedule, log on to:  www.UnionCityPAC.com