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Best of Westfield in Industry Magazine, NJ, September/October 2016

Best of Westfield in Industry Magazine, NJ, September/October 2016

Take a look at a nice article about Westfield in Industry Magazine, New Jersey, September/October 2016 Issue. Click here to visit the digital version of the magazine article!

Events at Juxtapose Gallery: Silhouette Day and Meet Artist Helen Frank

Events at Juxtapose Gallery: Silhouette Day and Meet Artist Helen Frank

Juxtapose will host three exciting events this month. Saturday, November 5 is their annual Silhouette Day with Master Silhouettest Ruth Grabner. Silhouettes make a great holiday gift, especially for grandparents! Book you appointment now. Another exciting day is Saturday, November 19 with a Meet the Artist Reception/Book Signing for famed artist Helen Frank! Helen's incredible work has been featured at Juxtapose for many years. Then Sunday, November 20, Bruce Waldman will hold a one-day workshop on drawing comics. 58 Elm Street, 908.232.3278, info@juxtaposegallery.com

 

TONIGHT! - 10/28/2016 - Multi-Grammy Nominated Pianist HECTOR MARTIGNON & His TRIO at JAZZ LATINO @ GALERIA WEST Concert Series

TONIGHT! - 10/28/2016 - Multi-Grammy Nominated Pianist HECTOR MARTIGNON & His TRIO at JAZZ LATINO @ GALERIA WEST Concert Series

WALK-UP TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR STARTING AT 6:30PM
The unique and popular Jazz Latino @ Galeria West monthly music series continues with a special concert event on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Galeria West Art & Music Gallery, located at 111 Quimby Street in downtown Westfield, NJ. On the last Friday of each month TEATRO Si presents for you a unique jazz concert experience. You are surrounded by inspiring fine art as you enjoy the best of Latin jazz from NYC and beyond. This month spend the evening with multi- Grammy nominated pianist Hector Martignon and his Foreign Affair Trio as they bring their special sound to the cozy Galeria West Art & Music Gallery. Mr. Martignon is joined on stage by percussionist Samuel Torres and bassist Rudyck Vidal. Hector Martignon is a Colombian born pianist, composer and world-touring band leader living in New York City. He has been Nominated 5 times for a Grammy, including for his latest two CDs, "Refugee" and "Second Chance" in the Latin Jazz category. Having studied Classical piano and composition in Germany, but always exploring Jazz and the music of Latin America, Hector has collaborated with greats such as Paquito D'Rivera, Ray Barretto, Paul Simon, the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra and many others, performing, composing, producing and arranging music of all genres. He has written music for award winning films, collaborating in arranging, producing and performing the music for the Oscar nominated movie "Eat, Drink, Man,Woman", while regularly writing for TV shows and commercials. He is also an accomplished instructor, being guest lecturer at several universities in Europe, Japan and South America and a faculty member of the Kaufman Center for the Performing Arts and at the 92nd Street Y. Hector also has written an instructional book for the Hal Leonard Corp, "Salsa Piano Book". Martignon never fails to surprise, challenge and delight us. Stay tuned and get involved in this affair.

Also enjoy the current exhibition at Galeria West of fine art works by artist Magno Laracuente plus a variety of local and international fine artists. Concert tickets are priced at $20. For reservations call the Teatro Si box office at 908-301-9496. Also, walk-up tickets are available for purchase at the door on event date starting at 6:30pm at Galeria West Art & Music Gallery in downtown Westfield. We recommend enjoying a fine meal or dessert at one of several fine restaurants in downtown Westfield before or after the show. Event proceeds benefit programming efforts at TEATRO Si, a 501(c) 3 not for profit organization.

Come Celebrate with Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, November 19

Come Celebrate with Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, November 19

Join Woof Gang on November 19th, 10am-7pm, to help celebrate their 1 year Anniversary in Westfield! Enjoy a fun day full of free activities, games, prizes and food! All events are complimentary. Activities include decorating dog treats, face painting, games, dog caricatures and a meet in greet with Paw Patrol! Plus, they have the perfect gifts for any dog lover in your life! See photo. 218 E. Broad St.,908.264.7452

Celebrate Halloween Downtown on Sunday, October 30

Celebrate Halloween Downtown on Sunday, October 30

The 2016 Halloween celebration of Trick-or-treat, Parade and Costume Contest are coming to Downtown Westfield again this year on October 30, 2016.

Bring the kids downtown in their costumes to trick-or-treat in the retail stores and restaurants throughout Downtown Westfield from 12pm to 2pm.

The Optimist Club of Westfield will present a Halloween Parade starting at 2:15pm on Quimby St. and will follow on North Ave., Prospect St., E. Broad St., Elm St. and back to Quimby St.

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9th Annual Jewish Film Festival Continues through November 19 at the Rialto Theatre

9th Annual Jewish Film Festival Continues through November 19 at the Rialto Theatre

Enjoy provocative films at the Rialto Theatre in Downtown Westfield as part as the 9th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Central New Jersey, October 23 - November 19, 2013.

 

The Rialto Theatre is located at 250 East Broad St. in Westfield NJ. All shows begin at 7:30pm. There will be 3 NJ Premieres, with plenty of seating and screening in two auditoriums. Film descriptions follow.

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Shop Westfield on Small Business Saturday - November 26

Shop Westfield on Small Business Saturday - November 26

It’s a big day for everyone in downtown Westfield. Help fuel the economy. Shop Westfield! Enjoy FREE PARKING ALL DAY during Small Business Saturday! Courtesy of The Town of Westfield


SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT 
Sponsored by Downtown Westfield Corporation


Santa & Mrs. Claus strolling downtown from 10 am – noon


Yuletide Carolers singing throughout downtown from 1 – 2 pm

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Support Our Troops Casino Night at the Westfield Armory, November 19

Support Our Troops Casino Night at the Westfield Armory, November 19

Casino Night will be held again this year on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 7pm at the Army National Guard Armory in Westfield, New Jersey.  Last year this event had over 400 people in attendance. The event will benefit Bonds of Courage and the Family Readiness Groups of the  1-102nd Cavalry Regiment of the New Jersey National Guard. Scheduled around Veteran’s Day, this event brings people together to thank all Veterans, those serving or who have served, active or retired, and to raise our glasses to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.  May they never be forgotten. 400 Rahway Ave., 908.273.4122. www.bondsofcourage.org

 

 

November Upcoming Events at Athleta, Nov. 4, 6, 9, 25

November Upcoming Events at Athleta, Nov. 4, 6, 9, 25

Calling all Athleta Girls! Come out for a night of fun, on Friday November 4th from 5pm to 7pm as Athleta hosts a fashion show with their Athleta Girl Collection. Be sure to also check out their hair bar for braiding with The Guillotine of Westfield, face painting and photo station. Please RSVP by October 29th so they have enough refreshments to satisfy at 908-518-7620. 

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NJWA Music Connection Adds Music Therapy to New Schedule

NJWA Music Connection Adds Music Therapy to New Schedule

The Music Connection, an instrumental and vocal music program for special needs families, has added a new phase to its program and will  now include Music Therapy as the first phase of instruction.  Certified music therapists will guide the students in developing the skills necessary to succeed in a private music lesson setting.

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