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The Clay Art Center Embraces its Community

by carol vartuli on February 14, 2018
Artwork by Kathy King Although the creation of functional pottery vessels began around 10,000 B.C, people began fashioning clay figurines as early as 24,000 B.C.  This makes ceramics perhaps the oldest, most elemental art form: earth, plus water, hardened by fire. Westchester County is home to an established and well-recognized center for the creation and ... Read More »

Diana Krall Turns Up the Quiet at The Capitol Theatre

by Rocio De la Roca on February 14, 2018
Diana Krall (photo credit: Mary McCartney) Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall has achieved cross-over success with her smoky voice, bop piano styles and pop and rock infused sounds. She returns to her jazz roots on her latest studio album, Turn Up The Quiet. On February 24, Krall takes these roots to ... Read More »

Irvington Town Hall Theater Celebrates Black History Month

by Mary Alice Franklin on February 12, 2018
From a performance of for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf (photo credit: Tom Schopper / photo courtesy of Irvington Town Hall Theater) Irvington Town Hall Theater will celebrate Black History Month on February 24 with 4th Wall Theatre’s production of for colored girls who have considered suicide when the ... Read More »

Artist Carla Rae Johnson Imagines the Unlikely Gatherings of Creative Figures

by Mary Alice Franklin on February 9, 2018
Anne Frank Meets Albert Schweitzer from “The Seance Series” by Carla Rae Johnson (photo credit: Howard Goodman) Westchester Community College (WCC)’s Fine Art Gallery in Valhalla presents a series of works by artist Carla Rae Johnson through March 10. The exhibition title, Séance, references a meeting during which participants attempt to communicate with spirits. The ... Read More »

Top 5 Arts Picks: February 9-15

by ArtsWestchester on February 8, 2018
FRI, FEB. 9 THROUGH SUN, FEB. 18: Twisted Valentines This Friday, Axial Theatre kicks off its annual Twisted Valentines festival, featuring six one-act plays. These plays, some dramatic and some humorous, all center on the theme of love. The plays, selected from a pool of submissions, offer an offbeat view of traditional love stories. Performances ... Read More »