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COVID Impact Survey Data from New York State Council on the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)’s February 2023 COVID impact survey received an overwhelming response rate. 80% (1,293) of NYSCA’s 1,614 FY2023 grantees responded, providing tremendous insights into the state of New York’s non-profit arts and culture recovery.
Pocantico Prize Awarded to Artist Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski
The Pocantico Center at Rockefeller Brothers Fund in Tarrytown recently announced the winner of its Pocantico Prize for Visual Artists.
The Ethics of Photographing Others
Todd Shapera and Lisa Levart, this year’s winners of the Lawrence Salley Photography Award have photographs on display, along with all finalists and awardees from previous years, in an exhibition named for the award.
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces 2023 Season
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF) in Garrison recently announced its upcoming summer season.
GARNER Arts Center Reopens New Building After 12 Years
After Hurricane Irene destroyed its original building 12 years ago, the GARNER Arts Center in Garnerville has finally opened its new exhibition space, Building 35.
2 Ways to Appreciate Rothko in Westchester This Month
Mark Rothko, known for his color field paintings, remains one of the most influential Abstract Expressionist artists more than fifty years after his death. His broad swaths of paint often elicit strong emotional connections from their viewers.
Poet With Local Ties ‘Shakes’ Things Up With New Collection
Local poet Jennifer Franklin is celebrating National Poetry Month with the release of her new book, If Some God Shakes Your House, which was published by Four Way Books just a few weeks ago. In this collection of poems, Franklin reimagines Antigone as modern, unabashed and devoted to a truth that is not always reflected in her society.
Tips for Using Your Phone to Photograph From The Heart
It is known that, when photographing, there are many techniques to achieve what it is called a “good shot,” like lighting, composition, and depth of field, among others.
From the CEO: Miss Saigon Teaches Us
The April 14 opening of Miss Saigon at the White Plains Performing Arts Center reminds us of how wars bring tragic displacement to noncombatants.
4 Quick & Easy Tips for Taking Better Action Photos on your Phone
Have you ever attended a performance or sporting event, hoping to get a great action shot, only to discover that your photos were lifeless and without much action? In this article, I’ll give you four quick and easy tips to make your photos pop.
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