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Top 5 Arts Picks: March 16-22

by ArtsWestchester on March 15, 2018
NOW THROUGH THURS, MAR. 29: Westchester Jewish Film Festival Through March 29, Jacob Burns Film Center presents the Westchester Jewish Film Festival, featuring 41 programs — a mix of documentaries, narratives and TV episodes. There will be films from Israel and around the globe, plus a special showcase of the work of iconic actor Alan ... Read More »

Top 5 Arts Picks: March 9-15

by ArtsWestchester on March 8, 2018
SAT, MAR. 10: Acclaimed Blues Musician Guy Davis Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse returns with a concert by blues singer-songwriter Guy Davis. The performance will feature works from Davis’ new album, Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train, which pays homage to two influential artists: Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. Davis is known for his musical storytelling style, which ... Read More »

Katonah Museum of Art Explores Visual Traditions of Islam

by Mary Alice Franklin on March 7, 2018
"Impossible Viscosity" by Faig Ahmed In Katonah Museum of Art’s current exhibition, thirty-one artists of Middle Eastern and South Asian descent draw from centuries-old forms, such as calligraphy and geometric patterning, to examine contemporary subjects of religion, politics and identity. More than 50 works showcased in Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition ... Read More »

Jacob Burns Film Center Presents the 17th Annual Westchester Jewish Film Festival

by Mary Alice Franklin on March 6, 2018
Screenshot from the film "Let Yourself Go" (photo courtesy of Jacob Burns Film Center) Jacob Burns Film Center’s 17th annual Westchester Jewish Film Festival will take place from March 13 through 29. During these two and a half weeks, the Center will screen forty-one documentaries, narratives and television episodes, from Israel, Morocco, Hungary and more. ... Read More »