AAPI Party in the Library!
**LOCATION CHANGE** Due to inclement weather, this event will take place on the 3rd floor of the Main Library (500 Park Ave).
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with the Library! Join us for an afternoon of fun for all ages.
11 AM: Pinoy Performances and Karaoke with In Full Color!
12 PM: K-Pop Dance Party!
PLUS: Books & Crafts with the BookBike!
ABOUT IN FULL COLOR
In Full Color is an award-winning organization that empowers women of color and other BIPOC of marginalized genders through education and the arts. We lead a storytelling revolution called Authentic Representation in theater, visual art, comedy, music, dance and other media. We empower BIPOC to be their best selves. We also educate, entertain and engage audiences of all colors and genders about diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. We were previously known as Thinking In Full Color. IFC is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. For more information, visit http://www.InFullColor.org
Vero Verano is an alt R&B and pop singer-songwriter whose songs are filled with vulnerability, passion and the occasional reggaeton beat. She’s Asian/Hispanic, proudly bi and lives in Jersey City, N.J. She's also the founder/director of In Full Color, an arts organization empowering BIPOC. @vvveroverano
M. Josephine is a Jersey City born and raised creative entrepreneur and mother of two. Growing up in a single mother household along with her love for music, inspired her to pursue a professional journey that would combine community upliftment and the arts. Mary worked with a local 501c3 Jersey City non-profit that assists entrepreneurs and small businesses. She is an accomplished singer and recording artist, who continues to use her talents to engage fellow creatives in the community. She has produced showcases and performed as M. Josephine alongside various underground heavy weights such as M1 of Dead Prez, Silent Knight, Rugged N Raw, John Robinson and The Band Called FUSE. She is the founder & president of Inspired Artist Movement, a platform for artists and creatives to move their career forward while empowering them to use their voice for positive social impact. She is also the founder of Goddess Ntwrk, a space and resource for womxn to heal their trauma and celebrate their inner goddess.
Joanne Villavieja is a singer-songwriter from Jersey City, NJ. She has been a singer almost all her life, playing guitar since 2008, and has been active in the music and arts scene since 2013. Her favorite genres include all kinds of R&B, Neo-Soul, and showtunes. She has worked with Summer and her organization In Full Color for years, ranging from live musical performances to virtual showcases over Zoom.
Modern Crybaby is the emo-pop brainchild of NJ-based singer-songwriter and producer Dylan Schroth. With a heavy heart and a hopeful smile, Schroth seeks to bear the torch of millennial sadness for emotional people everywhere. @modern.crybaby | moderncrybaby.com
- Saturday, May 20, 2023
- 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Hoboken - Children's Room, 3rd Floor - 500 Park Avenue