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Hoboken Arts & Music Competition canceled on account of nasty forecast, however music will go on –


Jersey City’s 32nd annual Art and studio tour remains to be a go regardless that a wet weekend is predicted however the Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Competition has been canceled.

The Hoboken Arts and Music Competition was canceled on account of anticipated winds gusts of 30 mph however will nonetheless proceed the free musical performances by Freedy Johnston and Alejandro Escovedo and the Rant Band on the Hoboken Excessive Faculty Auditorium. The doorways open at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct 2.

JCAST, the four-day competition which began on Sept 29, permits hundreds of native artists to show their work in 140 places all through the town. However in line with the Nationwide Climate Service, there’s a least a 50% probability it is going to rain all through the windy weekend.

Jersey Metropolis spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione stated the climate will have an effect on a number of the outdoors actions at JCAST.

“Nevertheless, JCAST will probably be held as deliberate with galleries and quite a few different alternatives to find native artists and humanities organizations,” Wallace-Scalcione stated. “It additionally presents an important alternative for individuals to make the most of our free curated excursions that have interaction attendees for about 3 hours.”

Wallace-Scalcione gave no specifics of what occasions for the competition will probably be affected.

This yr, JCAST is predicted to characteristic a dwell outside neighborhood portray undertaking for the primary time alongside St. Paul’s Avenue simply off Route 139. The neighborhood mural will enable residents to take part alongside greater than a dozen skilled artists.

“This yr, we’re excited to convey again the absolutely immersive in-person Artwork and Studio Tour expertise, which has develop into the area’s premier arts and cultural occasion,” Mayor Steve Fulop stated in a press launch earlier this month. “From JCAST to our Arts and Tradition Belief Fund grants to attracting key investments that increase our local people and economic system, we now have seen important progress by our efforts to revive arts and tradition in Jersey Metropolis. JCAST is an unprecedented occasion to additional help and showcase our proficient native artists and humanities organizations.”

For a whole itemizing of galleries, exhibitions, excursions, and particular occasions, please go to

A rally for Liberty State Park has additionally been postponed from Saturday to Sunday, Oct 2.


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