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Arts & Entertainment

September 22, 2022

BEDFORD, N.Y. -- Come join the fun at Bedford "Tri-Festa" from 3:30 to 8 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 24, at Bedford Hills Memorial Park.  There will be a variety of food trucks, a beer and wine garden, musical entertainment, a magic show, community organizations and a special family area with ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - Summer may be drawing to close, but the community will keep the party going at this weekend’s SeptemberFest event. Presented by the Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Village of Mount Kisco and key business partners from the community, the downtown area ...

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Hello, readers and happy September! It is my pleasure to tell you about some of the upcoming music events this month.  There is live music happening all around us in Brewster, Katonah, Lewisboro, Mahopac, North Salem and Somers as well as Yorktown and beyond! Here’s a glimpse to pique your ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Feast on this… the San Gennaro Feast will be returning to Yorktown. The Yorktown Feast of San Gennaro will return this year from Wednesday, Sept. 14 to Sunday, Sept. 18, with a ceremonial procession to be held at 6 p.m. on opening night behind the Yorktown Fire House. The ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Nothing says autumn is coming quite like the tale of Sleepy Hollow, and this year Putnam County and Northern Westchester County will be ringing in the new season with a musical inspired by the classic tale. The musical, Hearts of the Hollow, will be shown at the Whipple-Feeley ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - At the Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden, a trio of related exhibitions, guest curated by Lucy Krupenye, celebrate the artistic accomplishments of three generations of Lucy Krupenye’s creative family. Artistic Legacies: The Krupenye Family The story begins with an ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Nothing says autumn is coming quite like the tale of Sleepy Hollow, and this year Putnam County and Northern Westchester County will be ringing in the new season with a musical inspired by the classic tale. The musical, Hearts of the Hollow, will be shown at the Whipple-Feeley ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - “Plans are in the works for an epic SeptemberFest ’22,” says Matt Grasso, President of the Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce. SeptemberFest ’22 kicks off at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 16, with a full-blown carnival in Shopper’s Park. The excitement spans all age groups and the ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - There’s an excitement in the air in Yorktown because the Grange Fair is less than a month away. Westchester County’s only true country fair is the place to be as Summer turns into Fall and the entertainment acts are a big part of the festival atmosphere. Musicians, ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - The deadline for entries is just a week away for Mount Kisco's Fifth Annual Photography Exhibition. A new category, “Experimental” photos, has been added to the traditional “The Nature, Culture and People of Mount Kisco” categories. There will be, once again, special recognition ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - Artistic Director Benjamin Niemczyk and the Westchester Oratorio Society begin rehearsals on September 13 for the fall portion of its 25th season featuring an all-Vivaldi performance, entitled “Glorious Vivaldi” on Saturday, November 19, accompanied by professional soloists and ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - The Life Energy Arts Gallery will be showcasing a new exhibit of stillpoint paintings beginning August 6. The gallery in Mount Kisco was opened to showcase the work of Dr. John Diamond, an Australian-born psychiatrist, holistic healer, and artist.  “His whole purpose in doing ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Saturday, July 30, St. Luke’s Church hosted world-renowned classical musicians and singers, direct from Carnegie Hall. The crowd would see performances from Stefan Szkafarowsky, Svetlana Gorokhovich, Jeffrey Charles Palmer, Irena Portenko, and Gocha Abuladze.  The evening ...

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It is my pleasure to tell you about some of the upcoming music events for August. Jazz fans, the wait is over! Jazz on Main is now open in Mount Kisco, Thursday-Saturday, 6:30 p.m.-closing. You’ll find an exciting lineup of jazz artists on the website calendar at jazzonmain.com. I’m particularly ...

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CARMEL, NY - The Putnam Chorale is searching for singers to round out its 35-person chorus. Directed by Dr. Douglas Anderson, the Chorale draws performers from Putnam, Westchester, Dutchess counties in NY and Fairfield County in CT.  The fall program will present an all-JS Bach concert in early ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - On Saturday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to noon, the Yorktown Heritage Preservation Commission (YHPC)/Yorktown 250 and Revolutionary Westchester 250/This Man’s a Spy! will commemorate the role of Yorktown in the American Revolution with the debut of a family friendly program of history ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Westchester County was well-represented in last week’s Emmy Award nominations, with 70 award nominations across several categories going to productions that filmed in the county over the past year.  Among the most celebrated shows is HBO’s “Succession,” which earned the most ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers’ “Saturdays in the Parks” concert series opened the two-month series with the 19th annual Woody Guthrie Birthday Hootenanny on July 9. Scott Urgola and friends played to a multi-generational audience on a picture perfect Saturday at Mt. Zion Church, the town-owned National ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – Film fans, don’t break out the popcorn just quite yet. The beloved Mount Kisco Movie Theater, done in by the pandemic lockdown two years ago, is on its way back. But exactly when that will happen is anyone’s guess. New operators AB International Group Corp., aka ABQQ, ...

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It is my pleasure to tell you about some of the live music events for July. With so many outdoor and family friendly options, I’ll just list them this month. If you have an upcoming live music event to share in the August issue, send an email via jacque@wbutterfly.net. I’m happy to help get the ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - The Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is proud to present their Summer 2022 season, beginning on June 18 and running until August 7. Caramoor’s programming will feature a variety of genres, ranging from jazz, American roots, classical music, and more. In accordance with ...

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JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y.—In true Hudson Valley nature, Halloween entertainment is already in the works.  At the May 10 Town Board meeting, Ken and Karin Puff of Hudson Horrors proposed to bring their three-section haunted experience to the Jefferson Valley Mall.  “We want to bring some ...

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Whenever I’m inspired to write a movie review, I try to focus on original films and not sequels or installments in larger franchises. This is partially out of laziness for not wanting to explain countless plot points from previous films just to get readers up to speed. This month, I’m making an ...

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Katonah, NY – Katonah Classic Stage (KCS), Westchester County’s newest, nonprofit, professional theatre company dedicated to classic dramas and comedies, will present a benefit reading of Lanford Wilson’s, Talley’s Folly, at the Bedford Historical Hall on June 17, 2022. The lead roles ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Last November, the Somers community celebrated Nicole Eustace and the release of her new novel, Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America.   As it turns out, Eustace’s work not only drew local attention, but national recognition as well. On May ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - With two decades of teaching under her belt, Melissa Pyrch has seen it all.  “Nothing teenagers do surprises me anymore,” said Pyrch.  Although the Somers High School English teacher has positively impacted the lives of hundreds of students through the years, Pyrch felt like ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On May 20, the community came out for a whimsical evening at the 10th Annual Somers Magic Show. Magician Eric Wilzig wowed the audience at Somers High School with an array of fantastic illusions, and all proceeds from the evening will go to benefit the Somers Special Education Parent ...

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Hello! I am excited to welcome June, as preparations for this month have been ongoing since December! Let me explain. Katy Faivre and I have been working with The Cultural Arts Coalition, Brewster, to produce a FREE 7-week Summer Music Series. The event will be held in Brewster at the Veterans ...

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This spring, Hudson Valley Living is proud to feature three fabulous places right here in Putnam County that spell art beautifully in their own unique ways. Art is Life at Magazzino Italian Art Magazzino Italian Art in Cold Spring is a museum dedicated to Post War Italian Art. Known as “Arte ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The auditorium is alive with dips, toe-heel movements, foot stomps and steps back and forth. It’s Ukrainian folk dancing, a fast-paced, lively, and energetic display with graceful twirling and sweeping motions. This month, students in the Somers High School IB Dance class are ...

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