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FOREIGN FILM – Chillfest presents a screening of “XXY” a film about a 15-year-old intersex child, which has won several festival awards, at LITM, 140 Newark Ave. in Jersey City on Saturday, March 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8, $5 for JCLGO members, and $3 for students. For more information, please visit www.chillfest.org.
FOREIGN FILM – Chillfest presents a screening of “XXY” a film about a 15-year-old intersex child, which has won several festival awards, at LITM, 140 Newark Ave. in Jersey City on Saturday, March 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8, $5 for JCLGO members, and $3 for students. For more information, please visit www.chillfest.org.
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J CITY Theater presents ‘The God Committee,’ a play exploring how physicians decide which patients receive organ transplants held at the Underground Theater at St. Michael’s Church, 252 Ninth St. in Jersey City, from March 25 through April 4 every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20; $15 for organ donors with proof of registration. For more information, please call (917) 685-8461 or visit www.jcity.org.

New Jersey City University presents ‘Woodwind and Brass Day,’ featuring performances and master classes on March 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rosey Hall, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. Admission is free. For more information, please call (201) 200-3151.

New Jersey City University presents ‘Landmarks,’ featuring works by Ali Prosch and the GisMo Collective on March 16 through April 15 at the Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. Opening reception is held on March 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information call (201) 200-3246.

DeBaun Center presents an ‘Artists-In-Residence Concert,’ featuring all of DeBaun’s artists-in-residence including Phillip Dieckow, piano, Martin Andersen, viola, and Bethany Reeves, soprano. The fifth installment takes place at the Samuel C. Williams Library on Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. with a suggested donation of $5. For more information, please call (201) 216-8933 or visit www.debaun.org.

The Shakespeare Actor’s Company presents ‘Henry V,’ at the West Side Theater from March 19 through April 5. Thursday and Friday night performances begin at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. A cast question and answer session for young people follows every matinee. Tickets are $30; $15 for students and seniors. For more information, please visit www.ascnj.org.

Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocate presents a ‘Wine Tasting,’ at the Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City on March 27 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.hudsoncountycasa.org.

The DeBaun presents an ‘Evening of Jazz Music,’featuring vocalist Stevens Alumna Kameelah Samar Majied, on Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m. in the Samuel C. Williams Library in Hoboken, N.J. For more information, please visit www.debaun.org.

New Jersey City University presents ‘salsa dancing,’ an introductory course designed for those without dancing backgrounds, introducing basic steps and Latin motion on Tuesdays, March 17 through May 5 from 7-8:30 p.m. on campus, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. Registration is $100 for individuals; $150 for couples. For more information, please call (201) 200-3089 or visit www.njcu.edu.

Maxwell’s presents ‘Maxwell’s Around the World,’ featuring digital artist Christian Stillwagon, taking the old Maxwell’s sign on a voyage around the world from Feb. 20 to April 10 at Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. in Hoboken. Artists’ reception will be held on Monday, March 2 from 5-7 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the Hoboken Public Schools. For more information please visit: www.maxwellsnj.com.

Jersey City Museum presents sixth annual ‘Artrageous Ball 2009,’ featuring dinner, dancing, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and more at the brand-new Westin Jersey City located in the waterfront district in Jersey City, 479 Washington Blvd., on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call (201) 413-0303 ext. 104 or visit www.artrageousball.com.

The Cypher Movement open art, poetry slam at 7:30 p.m. every fourth Friday of the month at Jordan’s Lounge, 247 Newark Ave. in Jersey City. For more information, visit: www.cyphermovement.com.

Hoboken Happy Hour group has upcoming events for locals. This is an excellent way to network, make new friends, and try new places in town. For more information, visit www.hobokenhappyhourgroup.com

The Hoboken Ski Club has upcoming social and athletic events including weekly happy hour parties. All activities are open for members. The annual membership for the 2009 season is on sale now. The group meets every Tuesday night at McBride’s in Hoboken. For more information, visit: www.hobokenskiclub.com.

Open Mics: Art House Productions, the first Thursday of the month at 1 McWilliams Place, in the old St. Francis building on the roof, Jersey City. Visit: www.arthouseproductions.org.

Bayonne Arts Factory, every Wednesday night starting at 8 p.m. Visit: www.arts-factory.com.

B.H. open mic for stand up, sketch, musical comedy hosted by Melissa Surach, every other Tuesday, 8 p.m., at Toy Eaters Studios in the GRAFS building, Jersey City. Visit: www.melissasurach.blogspot.com

Brennan Courthouse Music Series, visit: www.hudsoncountynj.org.

People’s Open Mic hosts every Tuesday at Goldhawk, 936 Park Ave., Hoboken. Call: (201) 420-7989.

Wild Rover Pub, at 7103 Park Ave. in Guttenberg, hosts every Sunday at 10 p.m. All musicians, comics and poets are welcome. Call: (201) 662-9453.

If you know of an open mic that’s not listed or you want some coverage, e-mail current@hudsonreporter.com with “open mic” in the subject head.

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