Washington Park LIVE!
A One Day Celebration of Art, Music and Community
Saturday, September 20, 2014
10 AM – 6 PM | Free Event
(Rain date: September 27th)
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Jersey City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Department of Recreation will provide free Shuttle Buses throughout the day. Buses will bring event goers from WP Live, to the Golden Door International Film Festival locations and to the All About Downtown Festival. Routes are still pending. Check back for more info coming soon.
NJ Transit bus 84/86 or 22 from Hoboken or Jersey City to Palisade Ave and Paterson Plank Road. NJ Transit bus 123 from NYC to Palisade Ave and 3rd St in Union City – Stop is one block from the event. NJ Transit Light rail to 9th St/Congress stop, take elevator up and walk one block north to Washington Park. More info can be found at www.njtransit.com.
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This year WP Live! will be held at Palisade Avenue between Paterson Plank Road & 2nd Street and in the adjoining part of Washington Park.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Volunteer training dates are from 7 to 8 PM on
Thursday, Sept 11, Friday, Sept 12, Thursday, Sept 18, and Friday, Sept 19 in Washington Park #4 (Palisade Avenue & Paterson Plank Road).
To volunteer: http://bit.ly/WPLiveVolunteer
Health and Wellness Activities
Carrier Pigeon an artist-run magazine of illustrated fiction and fine art.
Guttenberg Arts provides practicing artists with physcial space and guidence to help develop their work while engaging with the public.
Jamel Robinson and PS #8 Community Faces Project LIVE Painting in the Park.
Creative Activities & Workshops
Hacking Heights Fashion& Norene Leddy return with a recycled clothing swap, a “Trashion” Show and more fashion workshops!
Learn how to customize clothes from the swap, or bring some from home. The DIY fashion sessions are free and sign up is not required, but if too many people sign up for a workshop, priority will be given to those who signed up in advance.
See photos from last year here
11:00 to 5:00 – Recycled Clothing Swap with Hacking Heights Fashion & Norene Leddy
1:00 to 2 :00 – Session 2: Urban Sportswear DIY with artists/designer Giana Gonzalez of Hacking Couture and Massevo. Sign up here
2:00 to 2:30 – Session 3: Silkscreening Demo with artist Winnie Fung
2:30 to 5:00 – Session 4: All DIY workstations will be open – silkscreening, sewing, bedazzling, and more
5:30 to 6:00 – Red Carpet “Trashion” Show with Hacking Heights Fashion & Norene Leddy
11:00 to 5:00 –Bubble Fun, Picture Corner, Arts & Crafts with JC Families
11:00 to 5:00 –
Face-Painting & Henna Artists
2:45 to 3:45 – Belly Dancing Workshop
3:30 to 3:45 – Children’s Drum Circle with Anthony Blunda
Music in the Park (Second Stage)
Manouche Bag gives audiences an intimate window into the heart of France
Bembe Collective an Afro-latino and Caribbean music, dance, and theater group presenting the folklore of Afro-Latino cultures through an urban, contemporary lens.
Nrityalina Center for Performing Arts a premier performing arts center based out of NJ/NY which is dedicated to promoting Indian culture in the form of Dance, Music and Drama. They will be performing Bharatnatyam Shloka (Indian Classical), Classical Bollywood, and Bollywood Funk.
Jonathan Fritz will also be performing in the park.
Movie in the Park
Food & Beer Garden
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
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