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The 411: A trading post-turned-industrial city that overlooks the Hudson River, Peekskill has spent most of the past 20 years recovering from an economic downturn that struck the city when much of its manufacturing base eroded. A revitalization has seen new, higher-tech businesses take root in the city and the renovation of the historic districts and Victorian homes that are its trademark. Peekskill offers top-notch public education. Downtown Peekskill has become a haven for artists, with the development of the Peekskill Art Lofts, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, and the Peekskill Coffee House, while the Paramount Center for the Arts has become a destination for indie film patrons, in addition to being a venue for live entertainment, art exhibits, and educational programs. For outdoor lovers person, Peekskill boasts 11 parks that offer everything from swimming and tennis to hiking trails and playgrounds.

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Marking Wonderland

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Oct 6, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

PRESS RELEASE                                  Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to open the fall art season with two new exhibitions.  In gallery II, our annual drawing show features five contemporary artists whose practice centers on drawing. The show’s title, Marking Wonderland, is...

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Holistic Kids Series (FREE)

Mount Kisco Library

Oct 6, 2015 - Oct 20, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Get Your Children Excited About Health! Join us at the Mount Kisco Library for our three part series teaching 3 and 4 year olds through games, songs, stories and crafts, how to take care of themselves, eachother, and the environment, to create a healthy happy future, to build healthy habits, foster positive relationships, and develop an appreciation for the planet.   ...

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Exhibit Rick STEVENS

Canfin Gallery

Oct 6, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

As the Expressionists before him, STEVENS distils what is quintessential to his subject, and in turn captures in refracted light and tactile form - the forest, discernable, beautiful, and experiential. STEVENS undertakes through his works in paint to discern and replicate those spiritual and essential values as founded and revealed in the quietude of the wilderness. In a language both...

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Hermann Nitsch "Leviticus"

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Oct 6, 2015 - Dec 6, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

On view: Friday, August 14th – December 6th, 2015 Reception: Saturday, September 12th, 5 – 7 pm HVCCA is honored to present Hermann Nitsch’s one-person installation, “Leviticus.” The installation features Nitsch’s “Leviticus,” his seminal book (52 3⁄4” x 38 1⁄2”) opened to the segment describing the sacrificial...

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Revival by Cara Lynch: Public Art in the Courtyard

Pelham Art Center

Oct 6, 2015 - Nov 8, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Pelham Art Center is pleased to present Revival is a site-specific installation inspired by the neighborhood of Pelham, by New York based artist Cara Lynch. Created with stencils and chalk spray, Lynch places patterns of Tudor-revival style architecture beneath the feet of visitors to the center. This lace-like installation will sweep across the courtyard space, eventually fading from...

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Oct 6, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Pound Ridge Partnership to Hold 5th Annual Harvest Festival in Town Park Soul Asylum to Top Music Line Up Saturday, October 17 from 1PM-6PM, Pound Ridge Town Park The Pound Ridge Partnership will hold its fifth annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 17 from 1PM-6PM (rain date Sunday, October 18) in the Pound Ridge Town Park.  Continuing what has become a beloved Pound Ridge...

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White Plains, NY September 16, 2015 --The Westchester, an upscale fashion center and expansive retail destination for fashion, discovery and community at Westchester Avenue and Bloomingdale Road in White Plains, New York; anchored by Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus, recently welcomed 3NY Boutique, a brand catering to New York City’s fashion gurus, to its world-class line-up of stores. The...

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Blind Ambition: Carving Out a Niche

Gallery in the Park, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Oct 6, 2015 - Nov 1, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Westchester County’s Art in Parks presents the work of professional blind woodcarver Ron Davidson in a solo exhibition running through Sunday, November 1. The Mount Kisco artist creates intricate wooden sculptures as well as detailed relief carvings. A portion of the proceeds from artwork sales will be donated to Guiding Eyes for the Blind and the Friends of Trailside Museum and Ward...

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This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The New Rochelle Council on the Arts presents "Family Ties: Legacy ARTiculated" at the Rotunda Gallery at City Hall from August 11 to October 15th.  An opening reception will be held at the gallery on Tuesday, August 18th from 5 pm to 7 pm.  "Family Ties" is a unique and extraordinary exhibition featuring the works of artists who are no longer with us and are the...

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Lost Raver/Empty Future: Solo exhibition by Shamus Clisset

Barbara Walters Gallery, Heimbold Visual Arts Ctr.

Oct 6, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Clisset’s work is an amalgamation of digital art, which he describes as being created “directly from the void,” or as “objects and images [made] purely from data” through the use of computer modeling. The union of these seemingly disparate forms, via digital manipulation, creates a unique and haunting collection of images. He describes his work as “a glimpse...

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