By Kristen Keller / The Jersey Journal Under the Umbrella of Movement at White Eagle Hall on Sunday kicks off the 35th performance season of Carolyn Dorfman Dance, a Garden State-based dance company, with special guest, Grigory Gurevich, who will be performing classic pantomime. It is one of three events this week at the venue in Jersey […]
By Chris Gennone / NJ Monthly With its arched doorframes and windows, White Eagle Hall resembles a Gothic-style church. But ascend the concrete steps and step into the lobby of the landmark building and you’ll be bathed in a red and purple glow. Beyond the lobby is the vast, open floor of Jersey City’s newest performance […]
By TAMMY LA GORCE / The New York Times On a warm Saturday in Jersey City last month, the siren call of the sofa and cable television was probably a bit muted for many residents. Filipino and Diwali festivals coexisted a mile apart on Newark Avenue and Exchange Place. In front of City Hall, the […]
Jersey City arts nonprofit revamping historic White Eagle Hall holding holiday fundraiser
The Jersey City nonprofit set to be part of a historic Downtown building’s rebirth from famed basketball landmark to arts center is raising money for its upcoming ventures next month.
Jersey City Theater Center, which operates at new Downtown JC venue Merseles Studios and will also have programming at the historic White Eagle Hall next door, is holding a holiday fundraiser on Dec. 15 at Puccini’s on West Side Avenue.
“JCTC’s mission is to present ongoing theater and arts programming that embraces the cultural diversity of Jersey City (while) preserving its history and unifying its community. We’ve had a great start and with this fundraiser, we feel that now our future really begins,” said Artistic Director Olga Levina.