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Arts & Entertainment

February 11, 2022

As we approach the biggest game of the year, let’s take a moment to consider the sheer volume of Super Bowl programming. In addition to the two weeks of hype surrounding the contest, the pre-game coverage often lasts longer than the matchup itself. For even devoted football fans, this is likely ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - “Music has always been everything in my life,” explains Giuliana Calandrucci. For the Somers High School senior, her musical talents have been immeasurably helpful in dealing with life’s challenges. Now, she has channeled some of her experiences into her debut single, “Be ...

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Happy February! If you’re looking for live music events this month, I’ve got new venues to tell you about. My work as Editor for HearItThere.com keeps me on the lookout for upcoming music throughout the Hudson Valley, and one of my go-to venues is Jazz at the Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Somers Library recently announced the winners of their fall photo contest. Featuring an adult and a teen division, the contest tasked residents to capture images of Somers in the autumn. The contest ran from Sept. 22 through Dec. 22, and the entries did not disappoint! Taking ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - “I think we can solve the problem in the inner city,” explains educator and author Norman Fulton. The Somers resident has been an instructor at a Westchester facility for incarcerated teens, and has channeled his experiences into his new book, “Gaps and Bridges.” “There was a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It’s the creak of old wagon wheels, horse hooves clopping on a dirt road and the squeals of children playing beneath the gold-plated circus elephant in front of the Somers’ Elephant Hotel around 1840. This is the scene recreated by renowned folk artist Susan Slyman in her new ...

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It would seem counterintuitive to be watching a global disaster movie, given that we have all basically been living in one for the better part of two years. However, I am a firm believer that a sense of humor helps to get through the hard times. This brings us to Don’t Look Up, a satirical (but ...

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Happy New Year everyone! I look forward to sharing live music events, trends and the new venues I discover this year. One trend I’ve noticed is that venues are postponing events or instituting Covid attendance protocols. If you’re planning a night out, maybe save yourself some time and call in ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Thursday, Dec. 16, the Somers High School Orchestras and Choir presented the 2021 Winter Concert. Held in front of an audience of friends and family, the performers warmed a chilly evening with a great night of music. Under the guidance of Director of Orchestral Music Michael ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - “Discretion is the better part of valor.” Or so said Falstaff in Shakespeare’s King Henry the Fourth. Broadway, reeling from the latest wave of COVID cases among cast and crew, is canceling productions right and left. Local theater, apparently, is also not immune to the ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - “I write my mysteries based on sports, because that’s what I know,” explains Michael Balkind. To say that the local author has knowledge about the worlds of both sports and fiction would be a bit of an understatement. He has appeared on ESPN’s The Pulse and Sportsnet’s Daily ...

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