January 7, 2009 RSS feed / Arts and Entertainment

Garrison Institute Hosting Community Celebration of Obama Inauguration and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On January 19, 2009 at 7pm the Garrison Institute is hosting a free community Celebration of Peace, Hope and Transformation to observe Martin Luther King Day and the Presidential Inauguration. More...

Aery Theatre Company's Sons And Fathers Redux at the Depot Theatre

Anticipating the post-holiday blues? You'll nip it in the bud if you catch the Aery Theatre Company's production of Sons and Fathers Redux. More...

Tuesday Night Databytes at the Kent Public Library

The Kent Public Library's monthly series of computer and technology demonstrations and discussions, "Tuesday Night Databytes," continues on Tuesday, January 13, 6:30pm, with a demonstration of Google Docs and Open Office. More...

Putnam Symphony Conducts Talent Search for Qualified Musicians

The Putnam Symphony Orchestra is conducting a regional talent search, and is looking for qualified musicians for a performance on Sunday, May 3 at 3pm. More...

Doggie Tales Reading Buddies at Howland Library

Howland Public Library on 313 Main St., in Beacon invites elementary school aged students to participate in Doggie Tales Reading Buddies held every 4th Monday of the month from 4-5 pm. More...

The Taghkanic Chorale Invites New Singers for the Spring Season

The Taghkanic Chorale welcomes new singers to the second half of its 2008-2009 season. Rehearsals for the April 25 and 26 performances of Johannes Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem will start on January 7, 2009 at 7:30pm. More...

Beacon Teen Reflections at RiverWinds Gallery

Riverwinds Gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon is having its annual show by the art students at Beacon High School. Beacon is known for its community of artists and many of these are young talented artists in the high school. More...

Grammy Nominee Bruce Molsky in Concert at Depot Theatre

On Saturday January 17 at 7:30pm, The Philipstown Depot Theatre is proud to welcome back Grammy nominee, master of fiddle, guitar, banjo and song, Bruce Molsky. More...

Desmond Fish Library Presents Michael Cohen on Obama, Lincoln and Douglass to Mark MLK Day and Inauguration

The Desmond Fish Library holds its 13th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance, Bringing the Dream Home: Civil Rights and the Hudson Valley, on Sunday, January 18, two days before Barack Obama's presidential inauguration. More...

Putnam County Historical Society Kicks Off Quadricentennial Lecture Series

Start the New Year with good conversation and good food

The Putnam County Historical Society provides the conversation with the first installment in a monthly Quadricentennial Lecture Series on Saturday, January 10, at 5pm. More...

Gilles Vonsattel to Open Piano Festival at Howland Center

The Howland Chamber Music Circle's Piano Festival 2009 will open on January 18 with a recital by Swiss-born pianist Gilles Vonsattel in a program of French music. After winning the Walter W. More...

Join One: Connect to Many Through Garrison Art Center

Garrison Art Center's 2009 membership drive provides benefits that connect its members to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, The Garden Conservancy, Dia: Beacon and Boscobel. More...

Love to Sing? Join the Westchester Choral Society!

The award-winning Westchester Choral Society invites singers in all voice sections to join the chorus for its next concert, a joint performance of Mozart's Mass in C minor and Mendelssohn's setting of Psalm 42 with the Fairfield County Ch More...

Food Matters Documentary at Mahopac Library

Food Matters is a feature length documentary film that offers a guide to making the best health choices for you and your family. More...

Beacon Sloop Club Environmental Education Series Commences with Local Hudson Valley Author Jim Heron

On Friday, January 16, 7pm at the Beacon Sloop Club, Jim Heron author of Dennings Point, a Hudson River History will detail his book for the first environmental seminar of the season. Jim Heron, Ph.D. More...

Cabin Fever Book and Craft Sale at Putnam Valley Library

Got the middle of winter blues? Come to the Putnam Valley Library's Cabin Fever Book & Craft Sale on Sat., Jan 17 from 10am-3pm. Their Book Sale will continue on Sunday, Jan.18 from 12-3pm. More...

Act III Concert at Desmond- Fish Library This Sunday

Jim Nowak, Larry Eidelman and Mike Latini, have performed together and separately over the years at venues ranging from the Pontiac Silverdome to the funkiest little clubs, dives and libraries on the East Coast. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Lecture Program at Desmond-Fish Library Highlights Native Plantings on Green Roofs

On Sunday, January 25, 2009, at 2pm, the Philipstown Garden Club is pleased to present their winter conservation speaker, Dr. Paul S. Mankiewicz, Ph.D. More...

Winter Activities for Children at Desmond-Fish Library

The Library will be celebrating the new year with snowflakes, snowmen and sensational puppet shows. The Children's Craft Hour will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 4pm. Make some snowflakes and enjoy cocoa and marshmallows. On Jan. More...

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