Friday, June 7, 2013

June in the Valley


Saturday, June 15, 11am-9pm

Forest & Tompkins Streets, Orange NJ
Mainstage Line-up 

-- 3:00pm -- 

With its unique, signature sound grounded in roots rhythm, Kiwi invokes a variety of influences including the classics of Jamaican reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as American folk, soul and R&B.  
-- 4:30pm -- 
Wincey Terry
At once a gifted storyteller and a powerful singer, this soulful artistlights up the stage with her songs of life and faith. Further lifting Wincey's set is her extraordinary band that features trumpets, sax, and trombone. 

-- 6:00pm --

Roy Rodriguez & Swing Sabroso
This perennially popular big band takes Salsa Dura to a whole new level in a hard-charging brassy celebration of Latin music that will have you dancing!

-- 7:30pm -- 
High and Mighty Brass Band

A party in progress, this fiercely entertaining and refreshingly inspiring band captures all the spirit of New Orleans second line as it runs the gamut from Funk and R&B to the more modern influences of Afro-Beat and Hip Hop.

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Saturday June 8, 4 to 6pm

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Tuesday, June 4, 
Hat City Streets
Volunteer Meeting
Firehouse Gallery
580 Forest St. 

Come and meet Festival 
organizers and learn how you can become involved! 

Thursday, June 6,

Jane Mandel

Luna Stage 20th Anniversary Gala 
A Tribute to Jane Mandel
The Club at Orange Lawn, 305 N Ridgewood Rd, South Orange, NJ   
You can still reserve seats to this spectacular evening of celebration and tribute to the 20-year legacy of Luna Stage and Artistic Director Jane Mandel. 

Monday, June 10, 6pm

ValleyArts Artists' Salon

Shared Artist Studio Co-op Update |
Hat City Kitchen, 459 Valley Street, Orange  

Want to learn more about the Shared Artist Studio Co-ops now being in formed in the Valley Arts District?  Come, have a drink...and bring your artist friends!

Second Monday of every month at HCK. 
Free admission plus drink specials and half-price appetizers.

Saturday, June 15,
More than 200 artists will participate in the first ever Hat City Streets Festival! It all starts at 11am on Saturday, June 15 with performances, arts exhibitions,family activities, food, and more!
For more information,visit 

Renowned NJ printmaker Stephen Mckenzie will join other master artists to lead family activities beginning at 11am

Saturday, June 15,
Yema Gallery
540B Freeman Street, Orange, NJ
The Artist Accordion Book
A workshop for artists who wish to explore the book form as an extension of their creative practice. Participants need to have an idea that will fit the structure of an accordion book. 
Cost: $30 

Music at Hat City Kitchen
Hat City Kitchen Presents
459 Valley Street, Orange
Live music is a standard at this Valley Arts District landmark featuring American cuisine with a New Orleans influence. Enjoy an eclectic mix of artists playing original music across genres - rock, blues, funk, R&B, soul, and jazz.
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