Art Leads the Way Panel at League of Municipalities Conference Panel

Perth Amboy Artworks League of Municipalities Conference 2022 ArtPride Panel

Perth Amboy Artworks President Caroline Pozycki-Torres will participate in the ArtPride Panel Art Leads the Way on Tuesday November 15, 2022 at 2PM Room: 416 at the Atlantic City Convention Center at the 2022 League of Municipalities Conference. Caroline will discuss the Perth Amboy Artworks Catch Basin Mural Project.

Panel Moderator- Amy Quinn Deputy Mayor Asbury Park. Panel also features Aisha Glover from Audible, Lindsay Erben and Tracy O’Reggio Clark from the Middlesex Arts Institute, and Samir Nichols from Superior Arts Institute. Topic “Art Leads the Way” in many different ways toward recovery, vibrancy, and community health. Learn about successful and innovative collaborations between municipal government and nonprofit arts groups and artists. Speakers will discuss how seemingly uncommon partners work together to make neighborhoods lively and robust utilizing arts and culture.

Live at the Ferry Slip Saturday September 10 featuring Segunda Quimbamba

Perth Amboy Artworks presents Live at the Ferry Slip with Segunda Quimbamba Saturday September 10 from 7-9pm. Enjoy great live music and beautiful views of Raritan Bay. The show is free and all ages. Segunda Quimbamba is a dance and drum ensemble that perform Bomba and Plena, the vibrant drum music of Puerto Rico. There is room for dancing and some limited seating available. The Historic Perth Amboy Ferry Slip is at 300 Front St.

Also check out the Ferry Slip Museum and the great food and drinks available along the marina and waterfront.

Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners Through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.

Live at the Ferry Slip Sat Aug 13 with Erotic Novels and Jekssaira

Join Perth Amboy Artworks for Live at the Ferry Slip Music Series on Saturday Aug 13th from 7-9pm featuring Erotic Novels and Jekssaira. Enjoy great live music, art and beautiful views of Raritan Bay at the Historic Perth Amboy Ferry Slip 300 Front St Perth Amboy, NJ.  The show is free and all ages.

Erotic Novels play pop punk soul filled rock featuring Shannon Perez from Perth Amboy. A Perth Amboy native and artist since the 90’s, they owned and helped curate events at the now defunct Curmudgeon Records from 1994-2011. A promoter and true punk, they started in the band Don Juan Destroyer out of Perth Amboy in 1997

From Queens, NY  Jekssaira is a Latinx crooner, queer original singer/songwriter influenced by 50’s music. Jekssaira will be playing a new album of original songs in English and Spanish accompanied by a full band.

Artist Gina Minichino has been drawing caricatures for 25 years and will be drawing caricatures at the ferry slip during the show.

Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.

City of Water Day Live at the Ferry Slip July 16 7pm

Deivito plays Spanglish Sea Shanties. Minio Class & Friends are a 3 piece that play World Music combining Latin, Rock and Jazz.

Live at the Ferry Slip

For City of Water Day 2022, enjoy a concert at the Historic Perth Amboy Ferry Slip on Raritan Bay. Enjoy great live music and beautiful water views.

A sea shanty is a genre of traditional folk song that was once commonly sung as a work song to accompany rhythmical labor aboard large merchant sailing vessels.  Deivito plays an ocean’s bounty of original Spanglish Sea Shanties including pirate ballads, dirges, sea shanties, and ancient marinated guarachas. A bilingual gumbo derived from traditional folkloric sounds of the North-Central-Carribean-South Americas, the sonic fare exemplifies a vibrant dance of the Old World and New.

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