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Did you just open a show? Is your band playing somewhere? Are you staging a dance recital or sponsoring an event? Let us know. Send photos and relevant information to: Current editor, P.O. Box 3069, 1400 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030; e-mail:; or, fax at (201) 798-0018.

The Hoboken Historical Museum presents “Art in a New Era,” a free discussion panel featuring members of Hob’art cooperative gallery on Sunday, March 29 at 4 p.m. Hob’art is currently exhibiting artwork at the museum, 1301 Hudson St. in Hoboken. For more information, please call (201) 656-2240.

New Jersey City University presents “Landmarks,” featuring works by Ali Prosch and the GisMo Collective on March 16 through April 15 at the Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. Opening reception is held on March 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information call (201) 200-3246.

DeBaun Center presents an “Artists-In-Residence Concert,” featuring all of DeBaun”s artists-in-residence including Phillip Dieckow, piano, Martin Andersen, viola, and Bethany Reeves, soprano. The fifth installment takes place at the Samuel C. Williams Library on Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. with a suggested donation of $5. For more information, please call (201) 216-8933 or visit

New Jersey City University presents a recital and master class, featuring saxophonist Phil Woods on Monday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Margaret Williams Theater, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. The free program is open to the public. For more information, please call (201) 200-3151.

DeBaun Center presents “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” by the Stevens Dramatic Society, Thursday through Saturday April 2 to April 4 at 8 p.m. in the DeBaun Auditorium, 5th and Hudson Street. Tickets are $7 at the door. For more information, (201) 216-8937.

Maxwell’s presents “Maxwell’s Around the World,” featuring digital artist Christian Stillwagon, taking the old Maxwell’s sign on a voyage around the world from Feb. 20 to April 10 at Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. in Hoboken. Artists’ reception will be held on Monday, March 2 from 5-7 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the Hoboken Public Schools. For more information please visit:

Jersey City Museum presents sixth annual “Artrageous Ball 2009,” featuring dinner, dancing, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and more at the brand-new Westin Jersey City located in the waterfront district in Jersey City, 479 Washington Blvd., on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call (201) 413-0303 ext. 104 or visit

The Cypher Movement open art, poetry slam at 7:30 p.m. every fourth Friday of the month at Jordan”s Lounge, 247 Newark Ave. in Jersey City. For more information, visit:

Hoboken Happy Hour group has upcoming events for locals. This is an excellent way to network, make new friends, and try new places in town. For more information, visit

The Hoboken Ski Club has upcoming social and athletic events including weekly happy hour parties. All activities are open for members. The annual membership for the 2009 season is on sale now. The group meets every Tuesday night at McBride’s in Hoboken. For more information, visit:

Open Mics: Art House Productions, the first Thursday of the month at 1 McWilliams Place, in the old St. Francis building on the roof, Jersey City. Visit:

Bayonne Arts Factory,every Wednesday night starting at 8 p.m. Visit:

B.H. open mic for stand up, sketch, musical comedy hosted by Melissa Surach, every other Tuesday, 8 p.m., at Toy Eaters Studios in the GRAFS building, Jersey City. Visit:

Brennan Courthouse Music Series, visit:

People’s Open Mic hosts every Tuesday at Goldhawk, 936 Park Ave., Hoboken. Call: (201) 420-7989.

Wild Rover Pub, at 7103 Park Ave. in Guttenberg, hosts every Sunday at 10 p.m. All musicians, comics and poets are welcome. Call: (201) 662-9453.

If you know of an open mic that’s not listed or you want some coverage, e-mail with “open mic” in the subject head.

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