Celebrating Juneteenth

Juneteenth commemorates the declaration that all Black people in Galveston, Texas were “free.” This announcement, made on June 19, 1865, came more than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and is considered by Black people in the United States as “Emancipation Day”: The date is celebrated annually to commemorate the end of … Read More »

Music, Music, Music

Fans of Caramoor Center for Music in the Arts will once again be able to indulge in a full season of live, in-person musical performances this summer amidst the estate’s lush gardens, stately trees and chirping crickets. Its seven-week season will run from June 19 through August 8, followed by two post-season concerts series from … Read More »

Rye’s New Summertime Residents

Rye is about to get 36 special summertime residents. Butterfly sculptures, ranging in size from dinner plates to dinner tables, will be installed throughout the city’s Village Green in mid-June and remain on display until September.  The new public art exhibition, Rye’s Above, is a collaboration between The Rye Arts Center and The Rotary Club … Read More »