Goodman takes over at Jersey City Cultural Affairs

first_imgJERSEY CITY — Christine Goodman, founder of Art House Productions, has been named the new director of cultural affairs for Jersey City.Goodman replaced Elizabeth Cain, who will become the executive director for the newly established Exchange Place Special Improvement district.Goodman emerged on the Jersey City arts scene in 2001 when she started Art House Productions in the loft of Victory Hall on Grand Street. Since then, she has become one of a leader in the art scene hosting special events and doing performances around town, such as Words Against War, which was performed on the steps of City Hall. A one-woman play written by Goodman was the first theatrical piece the organization produced.In 2003, Art House began to tape and broadcast its readings via Comcast public access channels, featuring local talent that might otherwise have gone unnoticed. Over the years, Art House has gone on to host theatrical performances, dance shows, visual art exhibits, and JC Fridays, held at the beginning of each calendar season.Goodman launched the annual Snowball in 2007, a fundraiser as well as a major arts social event in Jersey City. During the last decade and half, Goodman has served as arts commissioner for the city’s arts advisory board and contributed to the Hudson County Arts Master plan.She will be earning about $80,000 per year. ×CAN’T KEEP A GOODMAN DOWN — Christine Goodman seen here at one of her Snowball shows. She has been named new director of Cultural Affairs for Jersey City. CAN’T KEEP A GOODMAN DOWN — Christine Goodman seen here at one of her Snowball shows. She has been named new director of Cultural Affairs for Jersey City.last_img read more

LORETO LETTERKENNY CELEBRATES ANOTHER OUTSTANDING YEAR

first_imgTessa Ah Heng and Niamh Farrell were identified as high achievers in Mathematics in the 2013 Junior Certificate.Lilla Kardos, Derek Hill Memorial Plaque in Art Katie Kilcoyne and Katie Bailey from the European Youth Parliament, who represented Ireland at the European Conference in Tbilisi, Georgia and Delft in the Netherlands Ulster Colleges GAA All Stars -Rose Boyle, Kaneshia Mc Kinney, Naomi Mc Menamin and Marie O’ ReillyJunior Academic Student of the Year achieving 11 A1’s in her Junior Certificate – Danielle HarkinJane Gormley received the Ad Astra scholarship from UCD for her outstanding Leaving Certificate results, Senior Academic Student of the Year achieving 7 A1’s at Higher Level in her Leaving Certificate and Spirit of Loreto Award 2013 and she is pictured receiving Mathematics Student of the Year from Ms. Ann Carroll.  Schools’ Rugby Team who won the Donegal Schools’ Rugby CupLORETO LETTERKENNY CELEBRATES ANOTHER OUTSTANDING YEAR was last modified: June 25th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:2014Achievement awardsLoreto Letterkennylast_img read more