Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. It's a madcap, fast pace, hilarious romp through the holiday season! Click HERE tickets.
The Bluefield Artists present Awesome Group Art Exhibit. Featuring Micheal Craft, Lisa D’Amico, Rob Kovas, Joe LaMattina, Lilly Nin, Carlos Ortiz, Aviva Sakolsky, Chris Yacopino, and Dan White. Exhibition runs from January 1st - February 28th. Click HERE the Bluefield Artsit’s website,
Music Sessions @ RoCA presents riverrun, February 2, 7:30pm. Tickets are $15. Original member of Spyro Gyra Jeremy Wall (piano) and flutist John Ragusa perform a dynamic blend of jazz, Latin, and classical styles. Held at Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 South Greenbush Rd., West Nyack, NY. To purchase tickets, call 845-358-0877 or visit www.rocklandartcenter.org.
In an army hospital, a black winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor and a psychiatrist, both guilty survivors of Viet Nam, verbally spar until the doctor draws out the horror and disgust that has traumatized D.J. His barriers crumbling, D.J. turns on the psychiatrist and exposes the man behind the professional facade. Yet D.J. desperately hopes and the psychiatrist believes he can be helped. Click HERE for tickets.
An exhibit of quilts by Paula Kovarik that searches for that collective unconscious that is in the air. The artwork strives to find the zone of a creative, different consciousness, of being. They explore ideas about love, psychology, and nature. An opening reception will take place Sunday, Feb. 24, 1:00-4:00pm. Free. For more information call 845-358-0877.
An exhibition presenting the spiritual in art through visual, the senses and performance. Helping us to perceive and heal thoughts, feelings and energies below the surface of our conscious mind. An opening reception will take place Sunday, Feb. 24, 1:00- 4:00pm. Free. Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 South Greenbush Rd., West Nyack, NY. For more information visit www.rocklandartcenter.org or call 845-358-0877.
The panel will discuss how art can be used to find a quiet space within, a spiritual space and to overcome stress and PTSD. Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 South Greenbush Rd., West Nyack, NY. For more information visit www.rocklandartcenter.org or call 845-358-0877.
During the open house kids can do an interactive art project, families get a tour of the facilities and grounds and meet staff. FREE. Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 South Greenbush Rd., West Nyack, NY. For more information visit www.rocklandartcenter.org or call 845-358-0877.
A dynamic duo. Sarah’s lineage is undeniable, the daughter of Arlo Guthrie and granddaughter of Woody Guthrie. Her Waggaloo family album won a Golden Medallion from The Parents’ Choice Foundation. Johnny was recently on tour for his Driving Friend solo album. Together they have released several albums including Exploration, Bright Examples and Wassaic Way. Call for tickets 845-358-0877 or visit www.rocklandartcenter.org.
Pulitzer Prize & Tony Award winning play Including Best Play, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor & Actress. Its about two boys who are forced to live for a year with their domineering, ill tempered grandmother. Like most Neil Simon's works this one features an eccentric cast of characters. Click HERE for tickets.
PIERMONT'S ART IN THE PARK is an annual art festival located on the shores of the Hudson River in Flywheel Park. Now in its 6th year, this festival offers space to artists free of charge. This family friendly event is free of charge to visitors, and many of our artists offer workshops and create work on-site. It's a celebration of Rockland County's long tradition of artists and makers. In the past years, we have enjoyed hosting visitors and artists from all over the county (and we have even hosted an international contingent) to display and sell their work. CLICK HERE for details.
Angela’s Fraleigh’s installation, Shadows Searching for Light. Inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and his relationship with his wife, Josephine (Jo) Nivison Hopper, the installation explores the psychological space within Edward Hopper’s paintings, and the dynamics of the Hoppers’ two-artist marriage. Click HERE for more information.
A magical, wintery mix of sparkling jewelry, colorful birds and bright botanicals. Shop, sip and mingle and talk to the artist for a rare opportunity to custom design a piece of jewelry. Click HERE for more information.
RoCA – Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar from Dec. 9 – Dec. 23, 2018 Have you wanted to attend the Affordable Art Fair in New York but didn’t care to travel to the city? Now Rockland Center for the Arts is holding its own Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar, just in time for Holiday gift giving. What better place to experience this! CLICK HERE for details.
In this workshop, photographer Eugene Lagana will cover: How to get the most out of your current gear to create exciting photos, insider tips and tricks, equipment recommendations and post processing software. Bring what ever camera gear you have, from iPhone to DSLR. Click HERE for more information.
Megan Meinero, a playwright, educator and stand up comedian will facilitate the workshop. No experience needed, but come prepared with some written funny bits, such as something funny that happened to you, you observed or have been thinking about. This is a women only workshop. Click HERE for more information.
Join us at the library for our Annual Gift of Art Show & Sale. The theme for 2018 is: Postcards from Around the World. This is a group show of small works, perfect for unique holiday gift-giving. Refreshments will be served. This event is a longstanding tradition, and a highlight of the holiday season in Piermont. CLICK HERE for details.
Sam Waymon & Jeff Doctorow in Concert – Music Sessions @ RoCA
December 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Rockland Center for the Arts is proud to present a concert with legendary musicians Sam Waymon & Jeff Doctorow, on Saturday, December 1stat 7:30 pm.You may purchase tickets by calling 845-358-0877 to reserve a seat.
Special charity performance of "She Loves Me", hosted by The Pearl River Lions Club on November 27, 2018. Tickets are $28, with 100% of proceeds applied towards the local, national and international charities and charitable projects supported by the Lions Club. For tickets and additional info, please e-mail Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org CLICK HERE for details
Piece by Piece Call for Autistic Artists. Organized to promote the art and creativity of individuals who are affected by autism and other developmental delays. Join us for this life-changing event to show forth your level of creativity through all modals of art, music, & poetry Click HERE for more information.
Literary Lions Series:
Sunday Afternoons with Distinguished Authors
Author of Bibsy
Sunday, November 18 at 2:00pm
Tickets: $10 per person (students $5)
Ms. Ross will discuss her multifaceted and riveting historical novel giving greater insight into the complexity of African American lives. With New York State’s major road and bridge construction in the background, rural enclaves become casualties of suburbanization.
Tony Seker is an abstract artist originally from Beirut, Lebanon & now residing near New York City. His painting style, while likened to the legendary German artist Gerhard Richter, largely stems from his childhood refugee experience. After having fled the Lebanese Civil War, he abruptly dispensed of the camouflage colors for his model war planes and began to apply bold & colorful paint. Click HERE for more information.
Come join us on Sat Nov 17th, 3pm to 7pm for Conversations with several of our artists exhibiting contemporary paintings, photography and prints. Lauren Wan, Jefferson Hayman, and Susan Hope Fogel will be here showcasing their art. Click HERE for more information.
Leonard Bernstein's daughter, Jamie Bernstein, discusses her new book, Famous Father Girl. In addition, world-class classical pianist Lara Downes will play music by Mr. Bernstein. Ms. Bernstein's book and Ms. Downes CDs will be available for purchase and signing. Click HERE for more information.
Please join the Union Arts Center for a very special evening of transcendental music featuring master vocalist Naaz Hosseini; gong and singing bowl magician Peter Blum; bansuri flute virtuoso, Steve Gorn; and healing sounds enchanter, Thomas Workman. Music has been used as transformational ritual in practically every culture to attune to nature and celestial events. Click HERE for more information.
Rockland Center for the Arts & 95 ½ Main Present:
A Community Arts Partnership Event of the Women’s Storytelling Project
Thurs, Nov. 15, 2018, Free Introductory Women’s Storytelling Project Workshop 7-7:45pm
Free Performance 8:00-9:00pm
Rockland Center for the Arts will present a Community Arts Partnership Event in conjunction with 95 ½ Main’s Katie Elevitch and the Women’s Storytelling Project (WSP). The partnership event for women, will include an introductory workshop led by Elevitch using techniques of storytelling on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There will also be a performance, 8:00-9:00pm, from past participants. Both events are free.
Angela Fraleigh will create a series of site-specific paintings inspired by the work and relationship of Edward and Jo Hopper. The installation is a continuation of Fraleigh's latest body of work, which seeks to explore dormant narratives of women in art history. This reception is Member's Only. The exhibition is open to the public from November 16th and February. Click HERE for more information.
Gilda Radner played a critcal role in establishing SNL’s standing as the most important comedy showcase on television. An affectionate reminder of her brief and brilliant career, cut short by her death from cancer at 42, the film juxtaposes her joyous public self with her private struggles, and it features a star-studded list of interviewees. Click HERE for more information.