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Money Makin’ Mob: a Hip-Hop Group’s Impact on Mount Vernon

by James Best on September 5, 2018
New York State Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, Kenneth Dolberry and Darryl Wilkins (representing grantee Money Makin' Mob) with ArtsWestchester board members Andrew Katell, Jacqueline Walker and Debbie Simon at ArtsWestchester's Arts Alive 2018 Breakfast (photo credit: Margaret Fox) In 1979, five childhood friends set out to create a hip-hop group that would change the community of ... Read More »

Some “Brand-New and Terrific” Art in Westchester

by Jillian Impastato on September 5, 2018
"Bather, 1959" by Alex Katz (photo courtesy of the Neuberger Museum of Art) Alex Katz is an iconic painter known for portraits, landscapes and still-lifes during a time when abstract art was all the rage. Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College is presenting a solo show of this work through October 14. Brand-New & ... Read More »

News in Brief

by Mary Alice Franklin on September 3, 2018
In Memoriam: Richard Dannenberg Richard Dannenberg, who was a former board member of ArtsWestchester and served as its Treasurer for several years, recently passed away. He is survived by his wife, three children and six grandchildren. A devoted philanthropist, Dannenberg, with his wife Barbara, was an active supporter of many Westchester County organizations, including ArtsWestchester ... Read More »

6 Westchester Arts Festivals to Check Out This Month

by Mary Alice Franklin on August 31, 2018
CORNucopia (photo courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley) September 1-3: CORNucopia Step into the 1750s during this celebration of corn and discover its tradition within the Hudson Valley. This Labor Day weekend, Historic Hudson Valley will introduce corn to its Philipse Manor audiences in a unique way, from sweet corn ice cream to live bluegrass and folk ... Read More »

Top 5 Arts Picks: August 24-30

by ArtsWestchester on August 23, 2018
FRI, AUG. 24: Folk Rock Concert by Singer-Songwriter Jill Sobule Katonah Village Library presents a live rock concert by Jill Sobule this Friday evening. The Denver-born singer-songwriter has more than seven albums, which comment on controversial topics such as the death penalty and reproduction, as well as personal subjects like anorexia, shoplifting and adolescence. Sobule ... Read More »