March 11, 2009 RSS feed / Arts and Entertainment

Silent Film The Thief of Bagdad Screens at Butterfield

The Butterfield Library will continue the Silent Film Series on Saturday, March 21 with a screening of The Thief of Bagdad and featuring live musical accompaniment with Cary Brown at 7pm. More...

Pugumentary Documents the World of Pugs on Screen

The Downing Film Center will screen the short film Pugumentary next Saturday, March 14, at 8 and 9:15pm. It is a short documentary-style feature that looks at pugs and their owners in a whole different light. More...

Manitoga Camp Connects Youth, Nature, and Design

Registration has opened for Manitoga's popular Summer Nature & Design Camp. More...

Jazz Vespers Reminds Us: You Must Believe In Spring

The theme of this month's jazz vespers is You Must Believe In Spring. Come hear world-class players such as Tom McCoy (piano) and Rob Scheps (tenor sax and flute) and participate in an inspiring blend of jazz and contemporary spirituality. More...

Jazz Master Classes Culminate in Concert

The Jazz Knights will present a concert with composer and educator David Baker as part of the West Point Jazz Festival on Wednesday, March 18, at 6:30pm, in Thayer Hall's Robinson Auditorium. More...

Audrey Chibbaro Retrospective Show to Benefit Local Organizations

The retrospective show of works by Audrey Chibbaro, The Sacred Balance of the Irreverent: Remembering Audrey Chibbaro at the GO NORTH gallery in Beacon, March 14 to April 5, will benefit local and national organizations with missions refl More...

Brewster Theater Schedules Bye Bye Birdie Auditions

The Brewster Theater Company, Inc. announces auditions for their summer production of Bye Bye Birdie as follows: -Thu, Apr. 2: 7-10pm -Sat, Apr. 4: 10am-1pm, (children and teens); 1- 5pm (adults) -Sun, Apr. More...

Counterfeiter Revealed in Next Jewish Film Fest Screening

The Counterfeiters tells the true story of Salomon Sorowitsch, a swindler who made a name for himself as Berlin's King of the Counterfeiters. This is a survivor's tale you've never seen before. More...

Tulipomania is Theme of Illustrated Gardening Talk

The Beatrix Farrand Garden Association, a non-profit group devoted to preserving the garden at Bellefield in Hyde Park, will present two lectures in the upcoming months. More...

Natural Beauty Secrets Revealed at Library Event

The Howland Public Library will be having a workshop celebrating natural beauty. Kathy Diaz is presenting Aging Gorgeously: How to Look and Feel Your Amazing Best on Thursday, March 26, 2009 from 6:30- 7:30pm. More...

Garrison Art Center's Summer Programs are Open for Registration

Garrison Art Center's education programs are distinguished by a commitment to offering a comprehensive art experience of the highest quality to children and youth. More...

Wide Range of Music at Chapel of Our Lady Restoration's 2009 Series

The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration has announced its ninth music series season beginning on April 19, with the final program on November 8. The Sunday afternoon concerts are at 4 and free to the public. More...

Jazz and Blues Go Hawaiian at the Depot Theatre

The Philipstown Depot Theatre presents The Moonlighters with special guest Tiki Daddy for an evening of ukulele, steel guitars, and the spirit of 1929 on Sunday, March 22, at 7pm. More...

Carl Van Brunt Shows His Digital Paintings at Marist

Cold Spring resident, Carl Van Brunt is showing seven of his digital paintings in a group exhibition entitled Digital Soundings at Marist College Art Gallery through April 17. More...

Gaining Financial Strength is Goal of Seminars at DFL

Jim Santangelo, a certified financial planner, will present two free financial educational seminars at the Desmond-Fish Library. They will take place on Friday, March 13, at 10:30am and Saturday, March 14, at 11am. More...

Tribute to Trombone Greats at West Point

As part of the West Point Chamber Recital Series, Jazz Knights trombonist Staff Sgt. Eric Ordway will present a recital on Sunday, March 22, at 3pm, at the Jewish Chapel. The recital is a tribute to J.J. More...

Beekeepers' Club Starting Up at Desmond-Fish Library

If you've been considering beekeeping or have recently started beekeeping and have many questions, Rodney Dow, lifelong beekeeper, will be on hand at the Desmond-Fish Library on Friday, March 20, at 6:30pm to answer those questions. More...

Europa, Europa Screens at Howland Library

The German and French foreign language film Europa, Europa, will be shown at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, on Friday, March 20 at 7pm in the Community Room. The door opens at 6:30pm. More...

4-H Puppeteers Perform for Kids

The 4-H Puppeteer Players are a group of teens trained with puppets. They will be visiting the Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil's Crossing, on Saturday, March 28, at 11am to perform a wonderful puppet show for children and their families. More...

Unique Ukulele Duo Performs Swing Favorites

The Howland Public Library will be hosting the Edukated Fleas, an upbeat ukulele duo that will play and sing swing favorites as well as other vintage tunes from the 1920s to the 50s. More...

Record Crowd Enjoys Maple Syrup Day at Little Stony Point Celebration

Little Stony Point Citizen's Association hosted its 20th Annual Maple Syrup Day last Sunday to a record crowd, who reveled in fresh-off-the-griddle pancakes and hot apple cider. More...

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