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: email@example.com; or, fax at (201) 798-0018. Liberty House presents Chefs’ Invitational Tasting Dinner, including braised endive, duck ravioli, veal meatloaf stuffed with dried sausage, rum braised banana napoleon, on Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at Liberty House restaurant, 82 Audrey Zapp Dr. in Jersey City, for $65 plus gratuities. For reservations, please call (201) 395-0300.
Jersey City Museum presents ‘The African Diaspora Film Series,’ featuring a selection of films from emerging African American filmmakers on Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31, from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets per screening are $10; students and seniors $8; and members $7. For more information, please visit the African Diaspora Film Festival website: www.nyadff.org.
DeBaun Center presents ‘The Joy of Duet Piano Playing,’ a program comprised of music written for two pianos, or four-hand pieces, composed by Beethoven, Karl Hermann Pillney, Brahms, Faure, and Ravel, on Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. at the Samuel C. Williams Library at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. Pianists include Hye-Seung Keum and Sojung Lee-Hong. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5. For more information, please visit: www.debaun.org.
Hudson County Community College presents ‘The Path of Breaking Barriers,’ by Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first female U.S. Surgeon General, on Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. in the College’s Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk St. in Jersey City. Admission is free; tickets are required. Please call (201) 360-4195 for more information.
Hoboken Happy Hour Group presents ‘Beer Pong and Flip Cup for Singles,’ including beer pong and flip cups games and a raffle giving away gift certificates and club memberships, at Lounge 11, 505 Madison St. in Hoboken, on Feb. 6 from 7 to 11 p.m. Cover is $10 including one drink and raffle ticket. For more information, please visit: www.hobokenhappyhourgroup.com.
Jersey City Museum presents ‘Valentine Fever! Family Project Day,’ including story-telling, a jazz concert, and two exhibitions called, “Deliverance: The Art of Ben Jones,” and “A Community Collects,” on Feb. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. The event is $6 per family and free for museum members. For more information, please visit: www.jerseycitymuseum.org.
The Grace Church Van Voorst presents ‘A Musical Valentine for Jersey City,’ performed by violinist Mary Ann Mumm, violist Craig Mumm, cellist Samuel Magill, and pianist Jerome Rosen, on Feb. 15 at 3 p.m., at the Grace Church Van Voorst, Second and Erie Streets in Jersey City. The program includes sonatas by Brahms and Schumann. Admission is free. For more information, please call (201) 659-2211.
The Hob’art Cooperative Gallery presents ‘Our Hoboken,’ a show of small works of art inspired by the city of Hoboken, at Sovereign Bank, 86 River St. in Hoboken, through Feb. 21. The artwork can be purchased directly from the seven artists showing, including works of photography, collage, and painting on silk. Viewing hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays; and, 9 a.m. until noon on Saturdays. For more information, please visit: www.hob-art.com.
Winter sign-up for i9 winter sports leagues begins now. Registration is now open for basketball (co-ed, 3 on 3, men’s division), flag football tournament and more. For more information, visit: www.i9sports.com.
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: www.cyphermovement.com.
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 www.hobokenhappyhourgroup.com
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 on now. The group meets every Tuesday night at McBride’s in Hoboken. For more information, visit: www.hobokenskiclub.com.
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: www.arthouseproductions.org.
Bayonne Arts Factory, every Wednesday night starting at 8 p.m. Visit: www.arts-factory.com.
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: www.melissasurach.blogspot.com
Brennan Courthouse Music Series, visit: www.hudsoncountynj.org.
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.
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