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Valhalla

The 411: Valhalla's name was inspired by Richard Wagner's opera, Der Ring des Nibelungen, and the hamlet sometimes lives up to its dramatic namesake. The Kensico Dam Plaza, for example, offers 98 acres of parkland with the jaw-droppingly theatrical backdrop of the 300-foot-tall stone dam. It's no surprise that this park is a favorite among bikers, skaters, picnickers, and hikers, and it's often the site of county festivities including ethnic festivals, concerts, and outdoor movies. Valhalla is also home to other county institutions, such as the 1.3-million-square-foot office park the Summit at Westchester, the Westchester Medical Center, Westchester and Community College. These things tend to remain on their own, spread-out campuses, so Valhalla's downtown remains small. However few, there are venues for socializing, such as The Valhalla Crossing, a pub/restaurant located in the historic train-station building. A (less historic) Metro-North station and its location near the Sprain Brook Parkway and the Bronx River Parkway make Valhalla easy to get in and out of, but the well-kept cul de sacs lined with split levels, raised ranches, and Cape Cods keep the suburban vibe.

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Andrea Kantrowitz: The Daughters of Leucippus

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Andrea Kantrowitz: The Daughters of Leucippus New paintings   January 10 - February 21, 2015 Opening reception January 10, 2015, 6:30 – 8 PM PUBLIC INVITED   Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to open our 2015 exhibition schedule with a solo exhibition featuring six large oil paintings by Andrea Kantrowitz.   Kantrowitz’s new series of paintings...

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Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to open our 2015 exhibition schedule with a group exhibition featuring six contemporary photographers.    Palmer Davis’s Here and Now series is an elegy to his father. The series is about claiming graspable, heightened moments, when life opens up, time expands and essential truths are revealed. The pictures transcend being photographs and...

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Italian Language Courses for Adults

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Jan 26, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

From the first day, students are fully immersed in the Italian language and culture. Individual students’ requirements are met in a classroom of free expression and differentiated learning.  Students are encouraged to audit the first lesson of one or more courses to better determine their proficiency level. Winter Session:  Monday, December 1 – Saturday, March 7; (10...

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"Black, White & Red All Over" Art Exhibition

Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 14, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present its upcoming group exhibition entitled Black, White & Red All Over to be held December 5th, 2014 through February 14, 2015.  The show will consist of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture by Paul Bloch, Caio Fonseca, Madeleine Keesing, Raymond Saá, and Donald Sultan.  The public is invited to attend an opening reception to...

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"Luminosity" - Exhibit: the oil pastel works of Jean DUQUOC

Canfin Gallery

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

“Luminosity” - The oil pastel works of Jean DUQUOC ​Exhibit from January 24 to February 22, 2015 Those acquainted with the paintings of Jean DUQUOC, will happily embrace this masterful collection of pastel works on display at the Canfin Gallery. They are beautiful, vivid renderings rapturously applied.  Emphasizing the effects of light on the landscape, and...

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“Confronting Cancer Through Art” at the Katonah Library

Katonah Village Library

Jan 26, 2015 - Jan 30, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

“Confronting Cancer Through Art” at the Katonah Library January 3 -  January 30, 2015 This is a series of paintings and works on canvas exploring the scarring and complexity of emotions once a diagnosis of cancer is given. In the struggle against cancer, art is a tool of survival. This work is the stitching back together or body and soul. 

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Chinese New year Festival 2015

westchester county center

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 7, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

Announcing the 2015 Chinese New Year Celebration at the Westchester County Center Following an enormous success for the Chinese New Year Celebration held at the Westchester County Center last year, the Westchester Association of Chinese Americans (WACA) will organize its 2015 Annual Event on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 2pm to 6pm at the same place and in an innovative form. For this...

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DANCE CLASS FOR ADULTS

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Jan 26, 2015 - Mar 11, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

Adult Dance Program Winter Session Begins on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Open Adult classes are appropriate for previously experienced dancers looking to sharpen their technique Fun and engaging classes offered in a non-competitive and supportive atmosphere. Beginner Workshop is perfect for new dancers as well. Great classes to get back into shape! 8 Weeks of Modern Dance -...

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WORLD PREMIERE - "The Stranger" Stage Door Series Reading

Irvington Town Hall Theater

Jan 26, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

    THE STRANGER -  STAGE READING Presented by Irvington Town Hall Theater Stage Door Series WORLD PREMIERE! Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 7:30 pm (PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE.) ITHT is excited to share this newly adapted play based on the 1942 French novel by Albert Camus and developed by the The Seeing Place Theater Ensemble. ...

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