IN THE HEIGHTS
Nov
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

IN THE HEIGHTS

Lives clash and drama unfolds over three hot days in the Latino community of Washington Heights in upper Manhattan. This first Broadway musical by "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda won four Tony Awards — including Best Musical and Best Original Score for its vibrant hip-hop and salsa sounds. (Click here for our short video about the Washington Heights neighborhood.) Tickets are available online at JMArtsTickets.com.

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IN THE HEIGHTS
Nov
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

IN THE HEIGHTS

Lives clash and drama unfolds over three hot days in the Latino community of Washington Heights in upper Manhattan. This first Broadway musical by "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda won four Tony Awards — including Best Musical and Best Original Score for its vibrant hip-hop and salsa sounds. (Click here for our short video about the Washington Heights neighborhood.) Tickets are available online at JMArtsTickets.com.

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IN THE HEIGHTS
Nov
18
4:00pm 4:00pm

IN THE HEIGHTS

Lives clash and drama unfolds over three hot days in the Latino community of Washington Heights in upper Manhattan. This first Broadway musical by "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda won four Tony Awards — including Best Musical and Best Original Score for its vibrant hip-hop and salsa sounds. (Click here for our short video about the Washington Heights neighborhood.) Tickets are available online at JMArtsTickets.com.

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Holiday Concert
Dec
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Holiday Concert

JM musicians take the stage to celebrate the festive holiday season — with performances currently scheduled featuring the Guitar Ensemble, Band and Combined Chorus. General admission is $5 per person, preschoolers free, with all proceeds used by JMArts to enhance opportunity for students.

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New York Arts Adventure
Apr
3
to Apr 7

New York Arts Adventure

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York City-Chelsea (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Eight upperclass artists fly to New York City for five days over spring break to explore one of the world's great cities, gain new perspectives and experience the very best in theater, music and visual arts. (We are seeking contributions to make the trip more affordable for students and their families. If you would like to contribute toward a student scholarship, please contact us!)

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Music in May
May
24
7:00pm 7:00pm

Music in May

JM musicians take the stage to celebrate the climax of another creative season — with performances currently scheduled from the Jazz Band, Guitar Ensembles, Band and Combined Chorus. General admission is $5 per person, preschoolers free, with all proceeds used by JMArts to enhance opportunity for students.

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Carnaval del Barrio
Oct
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Carnaval del Barrio

Celebrate Latino culture and our November production of IN THE HEIGHTS with a vibrant evening of music, art and food! Carnaval del Barrio features live Caribbean and Latin American music from Saludos Compay, a juried exhibition by JM artists of work inspired by Caribbean and Latin American artists, and food trucks selling local specialties.

And that's not all! Cast members from IN THE HEIGHTS will perform a selection from the musical. We'll be screening "Living in the Heights," a 10-minute documentary by multimedia journalist Kirby Pate (JM '13, NYU '17) on the Washington Heights neighborhood where IN THE HEIGHTS is set. We'll give away one pair of tickets to the musical in a free drawing. And we'll be selling tickets to our Big Apple Raffle to raise money for the New York Arts Adventure.

Oh, and Courtyard Coffee and Soda Cafe will feature a special IN THE HEIGHTS-themed coffee beverage: The Vanessa, light and sweet with a touch of cinnamon!

JMArts is honored to join with Courtyard Coffee, the NC Arts Incubator and the Downtown Music Series to offer this festive — and free — neighborhood carnival!

For a news release and more details, click here.

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Pig Out for JMArts
Sep
29
4:30pm 4:30pm

Pig Out for JMArts

Enjoy some great fresh-cooked barbecue and create life-changing opportunities for Jordan-Matthews artists — all at the very same time! (Honestly, it's that easy ... and tasty, too.) Pig Out for JMArts features barbecue by Gary Lamach, JM's technology and testing coordinator (and pitmaster extraordinaire). Pick up or dine in at the JM Cafeteria, and if you're attending the Eastern Randolph home football game, make sure you have supper with us!

Plates are $8 each and include barbecue, slaw, bread, dessert and drink. All proceeds will be used by JMArts to help our student artists excel. That includes providing scholarships for summer study on university campuses, funding IN THE HEIGHTS, purchasing art supplies and reducing the cost to students traveling this spring on JM's New York Arts Adventure.

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Lights Up on Washington Heights!
Aug
3
10:00am10:00am

Lights Up on Washington Heights!

  • Jordan-Matthews High School Media Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Everyone interested in joining the cast or crew for IN THE HEIGHTS is encouraged to help us launch our production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first musical! This special event includes an introduction to the plot and music, tastes (free food!) associated with the musical and the world premiere of a short documentary about the Washington Heights neighborhood by multimedia journalist Kirby Pate (JM '13, NYU '17).

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