Twenty-Year-Old Pianist Takes Audience on Journey Through Time

Twenty-Year-Old Pianist Takes Audience on Journey Through Time

The Sanctuary Series will feature 20-year-old pianist Alice Burla, one of the youngest students ever accepted to The Juilliard School, in a special performance on February 19. The internationally recognized musician calls Westchester home after previously living in Toronto, Ukraine and Israel, and has performed at acclaimed venues like Carnegie…

Artists Get to the “Heart of the Matter” at Mamaroneck Artists Guild

Artists Get to the “Heart of the Matter” at Mamaroneck Artists Guild

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Mamaroneck Artists Guild invites more than 25 artists to reflect on what truly matters, and what touches their hearts, in Heart of the Matter.  Exhibiting artists created works in photography, painting, printmaking, mixed-media, fiber and sculpture to depict their personal and diverse interpretations of what “heart…

Arts Alive Grants Support 29 Local Arts Projects in Westchester County

Arts Alive Grants Support 29 Local Arts Projects in Westchester County

A creative writing workshop for children aged 9-18; a three-day festival of West African art; a set of dance workshops for seniors; a series of folk, jazz and blues concerts – ArtsWestchester is helping to bring these cultural programs to life in Westchester County this year. The organization is awarding…

Local Westchester Groups Celebrate Black History Month

Local Westchester Groups Celebrate Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, several local groups will offer fun and diverse programs in celebration of Black History Month. New Rochelle Public Library (NRPL), in collaboration with New Rochelle Council on the Arts, will present Notable African Americans of New Rochelle, an exhibition that celebrates the remarkable lives of…

“Our Path” : A Film about the Life of Returning Veterans

“Our Path” : A Film about the Life of Returning Veterans

“Remembering is easy… it’s forgetting that is hard…” – Ron Whitehead, Desert Storm Veteran and Art Teacher in Ossining What is life like for a veteran who returns home from war? This is an important question that is often neglected, according to John Rizzo, a photojournalist who created Our Path….

Take a Noonday Getaway with Pianist Anna Vinnitsky at Downtown Music at Grace

On January 25, pianist Anna Vinnitsky returns to Downtown Music at Grace (DTM) for a “Noonday Getaway” concert.  The event’s program includes a sonata of Mozart, the virtuosic Faschingsschwank aus Wien from Robert Schumann and a piano transcription of a traditional Klezmer melody. Vinnitsky, whom DTM calls “a Downtown Music…

Inciting Emotion Through an Unexpected Medium

InCiteful Clay, an exhibition that explores a movement in contemporary ceramics that addressed social commentaries, completed its U.S. tour this past month. In the exhibition, 27 artists used the age-old medium of clay, which traditionally serves functional or decorative purposes, to offer provocative critiques of social and political injustices. The…

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