Arts & Entertainment

May 22, 2021

KATONAH, N.Y. – The Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts has been a bastion of musical talent in Katonah for decades. Through their Ernst Stiefel string quartet-in-residence program and the student strings program, the middle school and high school members of John Jay’s school orchestras were ...

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CB Gallery is pleased to announce Carol Greenan Bouyoucos' first public art display outside at the Bedford Park Gazebo in Katonah.  The piece entitled "The Shape of Nature" is an image Bouyoucos chose after careful consideration of the size and dimension of the space offered and depicts three ...

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Opening Reception on May 22nd to Coincide with the Long-Awaited Return of The Katonah Art Stroll  CB Gallery, Katonah, NY’s top contemporary art gallery, is pleased to announce its next exhibition entitled “Common Ground,” by Mt. Kisco resident, Carol Greenan Bouyoucos.  The exhibit will run ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y. – The Katonah Classic Stage’s upcoming performance of the one-man show, “Thom Pain (based on nothing),” will mark the return of professional live theater to the northern Westchester area. The show will be performed by Trent Dawson, Katonah Classic Stage’s founder, at the Bedford ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the music performance industry has been unable to function and is financially rocked. Concert venues have had their doors closed since March of last year, and professional musicians have been without work for over a year. South Salem resident ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y. - Katonah Classic Stage, a newly formed theater company, is bringing live theater back to Northern Westchester. The company, founded by Katonah’s Trent Dawson, will present, “Thom Pain (based on nothing),” a one-man show by Will Eno, at the Bedford Playhouse from April 29 to May ...

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CROTON FALLS, N.Y. – If you blink while driving through Croton Falls, in Northern Westchester County, you just might miss one of the hamlet’s coolest gems. The Railyard Arts Studio is home to some extraordinary local creatives and artists. In 2019 founder, owner, and artist Jill Leary made her ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – On Saturday, April 3, the Katonah Museum of Art hosted the Himmel Award and Conversation, this year celebrating the work of Darren Walker, recipient of the museum’s 2021 Himmel Award. The Himmel Award, in its 10th year, is an annual award that “recognizes creators, conceivers, ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – At the January inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the nation’s first national youth poet laureate, Amanda Gorman, took to the podium to recite her work, “The Hill We Climb.” Then on Feb. 7, at Super Bowl LV, Gorman would deliver another poem titled ...

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In some cultures, the front door is considered the key in welcoming positive energy. In Feng Shui, the chi (the life force energy) is invited through the front door. We want to invite our communities to participate in Halston Media’s inaugural "My Front Door Contest," sponsored by Wallauer.  We ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – Fiona Davis was a lot of things before she became an author. She began her career as a theater actress in New York City, working on and off Broadway. She obtained her master’s degree from Columbia’s School of Journalism and worked as both an editor and a journalist before ...

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 CB Gallery, Katonah's hottest contemporary art gallery, is pleased to announce its next exhibition entitled “Self-Titled,” by Katonah resident, Ned Snider.  The exhibit will run from March 31, 2021  – May 8, 2021 with a reception by appointment Saturday, April 10th, 2021 from 2-6pm.   Call 917 520 ...

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HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - Halston Media's Hudson Valley Spring Guide is now online.  It was in the mailbox of all our subscribers of Mahopac News, The Somers Record, Yorktown News, North Salem News and The Katona-Lewisboro Times.  Check it out HERE.  To make sure you receive our free quarterly ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – Edward J. Lewis III, an experienced performing arts leader and accomplished musician, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. He will succeed interim CEO Nina Curley on Saturday, May 1. As a violinist, Lewis has been ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – When the cast and crew of the new film, “Trust,” heard the final “that’s a wrap” from director Brian DeCubellis back in March 2020, they had no idea that New York City and the world would suddenly shut down just a few days later. DeCubellis, a Katonah resident who is also a ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – For the past 38 years, the Katonah Museum of Art has hosted a yearly art exhibit called “Young Artists,” which displays the work of high school seniors from the region in both public and private schools. This year, nearly 250 pieces are on display from more than 30 schools in ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – If a basketball court is safe for student-athletes, a stage can be safe for student-actors, a veteran of John Jay’s performing arts program told the KLSD School Board two weeks ago. In a message signed “John Jay High School Performing Arts Students,” senior Scott Weinstein ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – It was finally the last day of what was a long, crazy, unpredictable, and very stressful year for all of us. As I reflect on this unprecedented time, I am grateful to be part of a community that has each other’s back. One of the highlights of 2020 has been watching the smiles, ...

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Singing and entertaining certainly did not come to a halt in the area as a result of the pandemic. In fact, thanks to a local mother-and-son team, a new outlet for local performers is available twice a week on Zoom and is streamed live on YouTube.  “Songs in the House” was conceived by Ben ...

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Unable to perform due to the coronavirus pandemic, local musicians are singing the blues these days. Many musicians are feeling the sting of lost income when New York on Pause went into effect in mid-March. Tours and shows were canceled, and venues closed down. Now, with summer here at last and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Jefferson Valley Mall announced that it would reopen its doors to the public on Monday, July 20. Though it is not guaranteed all stores will be open—the decision is being left to individual tenants—the new mall hours will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday through ...

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