News & Events
An Evening with Jim James – Solo Acoustic
Join Jim James and Dave Eggers for a one-night only event benefitting the Young Authors Greenhouse. The night will feature a solo performance by James and then a discussion between Eggers and James. All proceeds benefit Young Authors Greenhouse, a nonprofit that inspires students from under-resourced communities to grow their imagination through writing--to see minds open and pencils move.
November 17, 2017
(SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT)
The Clifton Roots, Jazz and Heritage Festival
The Clifton Roots, Jazz, and Heritage Festival, running September 21 to October 1, 2017, features a stunning array of musicians and dancers from around the world and right here at home. Among the critically acclaimed artists appearing at the festival are Afro-Soul singer Betsayda Machado and her band, Parranda El Clavo, from Venezuela; renowned Cuban jazz pianist, Elio Villafranca; from Québéc, Canada, the rollicking De Temps Antan; Spanish singer Irene Atienza, performing with brilliant Brazilian guitarist, Douglas Lora; Swedish string band virtuosos, Väsen; and masters of the Brazilian music known as Choro, Trio Brasileiro. Participating local artists include: Maiden Radio, Yapa, Aaron Bibelhauser & Relic, featuring Michael Cleveland, Appalatin, Cloigheanne, Cosa Seria, among others.
Pop-up concerts and musical instrument workshops for beginners will take place along Frankfort Avenue from September 23-28. Experiential activities and workshops including: dance and music
workshops, films, walk-up, more instrument workshops, hands-on art projects, international food and after-parties are offered during the main festival event days (Sept 21, 29, Oct 1) held at the Clifton Center.
SEPTEMBER 21 - OCTOBER 1, 2017
at various times
(Single days: $15/$18, Festival passes: $50/$75)
Jerry Eifler Art Show: A Retrospective
A retrospective exhibit spanning 50 years of the artwork of Fr. Jerry Eifler. Preview Wine and Cheese Party: Friday, September 22, 6:00-9:00 pm. $25 per person. The exhibit will be free and open to the public Saturday, September 23 from 11:00am to 3:00pm.