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Rivertown Libraries
Ardsley Library [link]
Dobbs Ferry Library [link]
Hastings Library [link]
Irvington Library [link]
Warner Library, Tarrytown [link]

Take the Kids
Greenburgh Nature Center [link]
Hudson River Museum [link]

Live Performance
Capitol Theatre, Port Chester [link]
Irvington Town Hall Theater [link]
Paramount, Peekskill [link]
Purpl, Hastings [link]
Tarrytown Music Hall [link] Westchester County Center [link]

Art Film Houses
The Picture House, Pelham [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville [link]

through June 24
“Rites of Passage: Spiritual Collages” | Donald Gallery, South Church, Dobbs Ferry
“Rites of Passage: Spiritual Collages” in Dobbs Ferry features artist Debra Friedkin’s narrative mixed media collages. Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm daily.

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Giordano Maggiotto & Sparks | Upstream Gallery, Hastings
Enrico Giordano offers a new way of looking at his own work: images accidentally modified by a computer glitch are taken and reworked by layering, deforming or otherwise transforming.  The results are mysterious and moving.  In the east gallery, we introduce two new artists: John Maggiotto and James Sparks.  Maggiotto’s photo-based work explores memory and our relationship to public imagery.  Sparks’ exuberant palette and elegant line are employed to re-imagine the world of Hieronymous Bosch.

thru July 14
Threadworks | Blue Door galley, Yonkers
Join us to meet the artists, see the work and have a glass of wine and light refreshments. It will be a great event. Arts in Yonkers is happening and you are invited to be a part of it.

June

Sunday, June 17 from 10am–2pm
Bicycle Sunday | Bronx River Parkway
The program runs June 17 and 24, and September 9, 16, 23 and 30. No dates in July or August.

Sunday, June 17
Irvington Farmers Market | Main Street School
Summer Market begins.

Sunday, June 17
Clearwater Festival | Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson
Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival (aka “the Clearwater Festival” or “Revival”) features seven sustainably powered stages with diverse music, dance, storytelling and family-oriented programming as well as a juried Handcrafters’ Village, the Green Living Expo, the Working Waterfront with small boat exhibits and rides, the Artisanal Food & Farm Market, environmental education displays and exhibits, and the Circle of Song where audience participation is the focus. The festival is wheelchair accessible and stage programming is staffed with American Sign Language interpreters.

Sunday, June 17 from 12pm–7pm
Yonkers Ukrainian Heritage Festival | Grounds of the St. Michael’s Ukrainian Church, Yonkers
Music, dancing, food, rides and games.

Sunday, June 17 @ 2pm
Tommy Tune Tonight | Paramount Hudson Valley
In Tommy Tune, Tonight!- Broadway’s tallest tapper takes to the stage- dancing, singing, and tale telling. The 10 time Tony Award winner takes an autobiographical stroll, celebrating 50 plus years of big time showmanship! From his arrival in New York City as a fresh-faces kid from Texas, through his most popular roles on stage and screen, to hi ascension as one of Broadway’s most accomplished director-choreographers. Accompanied by Michael Bigagi, his music director for nearly four decades, the evening features Tune’s personal renditions of standards by Irving Berlin, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Burt Bacharch, the Gershwins, Carole King, Green Day and more.

Monday, June 18 @ 7pm
Author Visit | Warner Library, Tarrytown
New York Times writer Helene Stapinski will be at Warner to talk about her new book Murder in Matera.

Monday, June 18 @ 7:15pm
The Band’s Visit | Jacob Burns
Q&A composer/lyricist David Yazbek, Broadway producer Orin Wolf, director David Cromer & playwright Itamar Moses with moderator Dori Berinstein. “Welcome to Nowhere…” Join us for a screening of the 2007 film that inspired the current Broadway hit! After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. The Band’s Visit celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing, and laughter can connect us all.

Tuesday, June 19 @ 7pm
Film: Sharnado | Tarrytown Music Hall
Shark Night at the Music Hall! Pre-party starts at 6pm – photo booth, raffle, beer tasting, and snacks! When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature’s deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. Impossible? Crazy? Who cares, it’s a tornado with teeth!

Thursday, June 21 from 7pm–9pm
West African Dance & Drumming | Mount Vernon City Hall Plaza
Free Admission. Experience the music and dance traditions of Ghana, West Africa with the renowned NY Ghanaian Dance & Drumming Unity Ensemble, featuring internationally acclaimed dancers Gloria Nyame and Richard Dwomoh and master drummers Nii Boye, Hola Kutte, Attah Poku, Michael Ofori, and Ben Paulding. In the event of rain, it will be held at Doles Center, 250 S 6th Ave., Mt. Vernon.

Wednesday, June 20, Thursday, June 21, June 25 & June 28
Back on the Big Screen: Hollywood Highlights 1952-1982 | Jacob Burns
For decades, Hollywood has produced a seemingly endless amount of film spectacles that have captivated audiences from several generations. To kick off the summer season, Retro Revival is screening some of the biggest, loudest, brightest, most entertaining films from a large stretch of Hollywood history. Sure, home theater setups are pretty intense these days, but this list of films, no matter how many times you’ve seen them, no matter how great the Blu-ray looks on your 4K TV, demand the Big Screen treatment—and this June, Retro Revival has you covered!

Friday, June 22 @ 6pm
16th Annual Teen Talent Show | Riverfront Library, Yonkers
Our 16th Annual Teen Talent Show will feature teens from the community performing a variety of talents.

Friday, June 22, July 13 & July 27 from 6pm–11:30pm
Summer Concert Series: An American Tribute | New York Botanical Garden, NYC
This year we celebrate the music of a great American city, the legacy of a great American civil rights leader, and the timelessness of a great American masterpiece. This innovative three-part series developed in collaboration with Catskill Jazz Factory and Absolutely Live Entertainment, presents three glorious evenings showcasing a stunning array of dynamic jazz talent from across the globe. Bring your blankets and low-back chairs and enjoy the best seat in the house on the scenic Conservatory Lawn. Before the concert, stroll through the exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i. Advance purchase recommended, tickets likely to sell out.

Friday, June 22 @ 7pm
Comedy Showcase | Dobbs Ferry Library
Doors open at 6pm. 18 & over.

Friday, June 22 @ 8pm
Classic Stones Live | Tarrytown Music Hall
The Look…The Sound…The Show…frontman Keith Call has all of the moves and swagger of Mick Jagger, and along with his partner in crime Bernie Bollendorf, who portrays rock and roll outlaw Keith Richards, they complete the duo hailed as “The Glimmer Twins.”

Friday, June 22 @ 8pm
The Buddy Rich Band- 100 Year Birthday Anniversary Tour | Paramount Hudson Valley
Buddy’s daughter Cathy Rich celebrates her father’s music and this 100 year milestone along with award winning drummer Gregg Potter and a band featuring Buddy Rich alumni! The incredible performance introduces Buddy’s music to a global audience and crosses generations with BR band classics including, “Love For Sale,” “”Mercy, Mercy, Mercy;” “Birdland,” “Nutville” and “The Beat Goes On.”

Saturday, June 23 from 8:30am–1:30pm
Hastings Winter Farmers Market | Outside Hastings Library Parking Lot.
Weekly Summer Market resumes June 2

Saturday, June 23 from 10am–6pm & Sunday, June 24 form 10am–5pm
Rhinebeck Crafts Festival | 6636 Route 9, Rhinebeck
A Celebration of Fine Craft, Art, Shopping, Food and More!
A Fun Day for the Entire Family! Two-hundred of America’s best independent artists and craftspeople are coming together in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley for the sixth annual Rhinebeck Crafts Festival, June 23rd and 24th. This diverse experience is a celebration of all things handmade which includes: unique contemporary craft and art, gourmet specialty foods, tastings from Hudson Valley distilleries and wineries, interactive craft demonstrations and exciting family activities.

Saturday, June 23
Celebrate Irvington | All around Irvington
Check more, we’ll post when the events have been planned.

Saturday, June 23, begins @ 12pm
American Roots Festival | Caramoor
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, named one of the top-10 living songwriters by NPR Music, headlines the American Roots Music Festival, now in its 8th year. Rising star multi-instrumentalist Valerie June brings her unique blend of Appalachian tradition, gospel, and blues. Many other artists round out this day-long celebration of folk, country, bluegrass, gospel, blues, Old Time, and intriguing folk fusion performances held throughout Caramoor’s lawns and gardens. Come for a day of discovery and good ole’ fashioned leisurely family-friendly listening.

Saturday, June 23, begins @ 5pm
Summer Solstice Celebration | Storm King
The Summer Solstice Celebration, Storm King’s premier Hudson Valley event, will feature a cocktail reception, a gourmet farm-to-table dinner, private tours of the grounds and current exhibitions, and a special live music performance.

Sunday, June 24 from 2pm–5pm
Opening Reception: PaperWorks 2018 | Upstream Galley, Hastings
A juried show featuring 49 artists from all over the United States and works on paper of all types including drawing, collage, printmaking, painting and more. Curated by James Lancel McElhinney; artist, author, historian and publisher.

Saturday, June 30 @ 8pm
Old 97’s | Tarrytown Music Hall
One of the pioneers of the alt-country movement, Old 97’s tour behind their newest release Graveyard Whistling, a release filled with raucous energy, deceptive cleverness, and knockabout spirit. In 1996, Old 97’s recorded Too Far to Care.

July

July 6–8
Hudson Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival | Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck
Look! Up in the sky! It’s the 27th Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, hosted by the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce from July 6-8.  Plan for a great weekend with balloonists and vendors traveling in to the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinbeck from all over the USA.

July 13th, 19th, 20th at 8pm / July 15th, 21st @ 2pm & 7pm
3 by Tennessee Williams | Paramount Hudson Valley
Paramount Hudson Valley Arts’ (501c3) Executive Director John Amato is proud to announce Recovery Rep’s Production of “3 By Tennessee Williams,” which consists of three one act plays penned by one of the greatest playwrights of the twentieth century: Tennessee Williams. Unlike many playwrights, Williams (The Glass Menagerie, Street Car Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and many others) continued to create short plays throughout his long and storied career. “Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen,” “This Property is Condemned,” and “I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow” are three enigmatic and surprising works chosen for this evening.

Saturdays, July 21, August 18, September 15, and October 20 from 5pm–8pm
Katonah Art Stroll | Downtown Katonah
Local art galleries – Offerings Gallery, Oak and Oil, Katonah Art and Frame, Gallarus Arts Space – and selected art establishments and local artists pop-ups will be hosting “meet the artists” with live music and refreshments. A walking map is available at each gallery with a coupon for a glass of wine with your entree at The Whitlock or KR Cafe. In collaboration with Katonah Museum of Art and Katonah Village Library.

 

 

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