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New Jazz Club Opens in Tarrytown

by Mary Alice Franklin on July 27, 2017

A new jazz club, featuring emerging jazz artists and established headliners, has recently opened in Tarrytown. Jazz Forum is a community-based performance and exhibition space that will present the programs of Jazz Forum Arts. The robust summer lineup includes headlining artists on Friday and Saturday nights, such as singer/pianist Freddy Cole (July 28 & 29) … Read More »

Mining the Museum Through the Eyes of Fred Wilson

by Megan Connor on July 20, 2017
Featured image: Fred Wilson (photo credit: Kerry Ryan McFate)

On Thursday, July 13, staff members at ArtsWestchester had the opportunity to tour the Fred Wilson exhibition at the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, which is on view through July 30. Illustrious Purchase alumna Fred Wilson is famous for “mining the museum,” a practice in which he assembles a museum’s collection in a critical … Read More »

Summit Music Festival Hones New Talent, Offers Public Performances

by Mary Alice Franklin on July 17, 2017

What began as a small summer camp has since become a music festival that offers extensive chamber music and instrumental training to pre-professional musicians from around the world. Participants from more than 20 countries develop a student-faculty collaboration in an intensive mentoring program. They also build networking opportunities with established musicians. The Summit Music Festival’s … Read More »