October 8, 2008 RSS feed / Arts and Entertainment

Retirement Planning Seminar at Desmond- Fish Library

Martin Posner, a Financial Advisor and Financial Planning Associate at Citi Smith Barney will host a one-hour seminar on October 12, 2008 at 3pm at the Desmond-Fish Library, Routes 403 and 9D in Garrison. More...

Marvelous Murder Mystery is 'Dessert Theater' in Brewster

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Brewster, in conjunction with the Brewster Theater Company, will present the play Murder in Green Meadows— a marvelous murder mystery— at the Melrose School on Federal Road on Sunday, Oct. More...

Shakespeare Takes Flight With Students

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's education programs breathe life into the Bard

All the world is indeed a stage, but a stage is not always needed to bring the world of Shakespeare and his plays to life. More...

New York State Council on the Arts Announces Cultural Blueprints Sessions Across New York

Fourteen Public Forums will identify arts development strategies for state and regions

The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) today announced a series of public forums to be held across the State as part of a new initiative designed to greatly enhance the arts in New York. More...

Bannerman Island Photography Workshop is Set for October 18, as Island Reopens for Tours

The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc, has rescheduled The Bannerman Island Photography Workshop Fundraiser, which will take place on October 18, 2008 on Bannerman Island. More...

October Programs for Kids at Desmond-Fish Feature Halloween

There are some Fun programs coming up at the Desmond Fish Library. The Tuesday Craft Hours will feature the following activities: On Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 4pm kids can make a mask; on Tuesday, October 21, 4pm they can make a gourd person. More...

Silent Film Series Continues at the Butterfield Library with Nosferatu

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Flying Swine Sets Auditions for Savage in Limbo

Flying Swine is seeking AEA and non-AEA actors for its November production of Savage in Limbo, by John Patrick Shanley. More...

Russel Wright Award Presented to Leaders in Environmentalism and Design Publishing

The Ninth Annual Russel Wright Award Benefit Luncheon and Auction, held at The Garrison, on Sunday, October 5, 2008, was attended by over two hundred ebullient Wright enthusiasts. More...

No Shortage of Books at Kent Library Sale This Weekend

Several Friends of Kent Library met recently at the home of Friends Director Richard Harrison to finalize plans for the Friends of Kent Library Fall Book Sale to be held on Sat., Oct. More...

Philipstown's Jes Minardi Curates Group Show at Brooklyn Gallery

Jes Minardi of Philipstown is the curator of a very entertaining group show based on the titled theme, Kings & Queens. More...

Westchester/ Putnam Guitar Society Holds Open Mike/ Jam Session

The Westchester/Putnam Guitar Society will hold an open mike/jam session on Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 7:30pm at the Holiday Inn in Mt. Kisco. Adult guitar/bass players all skill levels and interests are welcome to play. More...

Free Creative Writing Course at Beacon Community Center

A free 10-week creative writing course for teens and adults will be held at the Beacon Community Center starting October 15, 2008. More...

West Point Band Chamber Jazz Recital Features Master Sergeant Gary McCourry on Saxophones

The West Point Band's Chamber Recital Series will continue on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 3pm on the third floor rehearsal room of Egner Hall at 685 Hardee Place, West Point. More...

New 'Arts Sampler' Class at Arts on the Lake

As a result of requests that Arts on the Lake offer a class that incorporates several arts in one, the Lake Carmel-based arts organization has announced its first Fall Arts Sampler. More...

Jane Bannerman Watercolors Retrospective at Bannerman Island Gallery

The Bannerman Island Gallery welcomes back Jane Bannerman for a Watercolor Retrospective, running from October 11 through November 2, 2008. There will be an opening reception on October 11 from 2-4pm. More...

Finding Inner Harmony with Meditations on Circles at the RiverWinds Gallery

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon presents Jennie Chien's Finding Inner Harmony with Meditations on Circles. More...

Marion Rosen to Present Rosen Method Bodywork at Desmond-Fish Library

On Monday evening, October 13, 2008, at 7pm, Marion Rosen, will present a lecture and demonstration of her work. Rosen Method bodywork was developed out of Marion Rosen's 50 years experience as a physical therapist and health educator. More...

PV Library to Honor Community Volunteers at Their Annual Brunch

Billy Lee Crowder and Youth Corps members ofPV Volunteer Ambulance Corps to receive awards

The Putnam Valley Library Board of Trustees will present two awards to honor community volunteers at their annual Brunch on Sunday, October 19, 2008. More...

Haviland Hollow: Bringing the Past into the Present Program at Patterson Library

Patterson Library will host a local history presentation Haviland Hollow: Bringing the Past into the Present with the Patterson Historical Society. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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