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Writers Christopher John Farley and Rachel Vail for Visited Our Authors Out Loud Event

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 14:19

Writers Christopher John Farley and Rachel Vail for Visited Our Authors Out Loud Event

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Special thanks to writers Christopher John Farley and Rachel Vail for visiting us and making our Authors Out Loud event such a success!

They spoke with New Rochelle High School students in the Linda E. Kelly Theatre on Tuesday.

Presented by the New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence, Authors Out Loud is part of the E.L. Doctorow Legacy Initiative and is a program of the Jeremy Scheinfeld Publishing Center.

 

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December Holiday Closings at Libraries

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 07:05

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Public Library and the Huguenot Children’s Library will be closed on Sunday, December 24th and Monday, December 25th for Christmas observances. The libraries will resume regular operating hours on Tuesday, December 26th.

The libraries will also be closed on Sunday, December 31st for New Year’s Eve, and Monday, January 1st for New Year’s Day. The libraries will resume regular operating hours on Tuesday, January 2nd.

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Library Offers Free Vacation Programs for Children

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 06:56

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The main New Rochelle Public Library and the Huguenot Children’s Library are offering a great variety of free programs for children in Pre-K through Grade 5 during the December vacation week.

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12/08 Advance Screening of New Matt Damon Movie Downsizing at the Picture House Regional Film Center 07:30 PM

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:32

Advance Screening of New Matt Damon Movie Downsizing at the Picture House Regional Film Center

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PELHAM, NY -- On Friday, December 8th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will host an advance screening of the new Matt Damon movie, Downsizing. The Westchester-exclusive screening takes place two weeks ahead of the film’s U.S. premiere.

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11/30 Exhibition Opening by Rochelle High School PAVE Art Students 6 PM

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:04

Exhibition Opening by Rochelle High School PAVE Art Students

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Join the New Rochelle High School PAVE art students at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday (11/30) as they open an exhibition of painting, sculpture, drawing and graphics created during the first marking period.

The works include those inspired by their trip to the The New York Botanical Garden to see the famed glass work of Dale Chihuly.

The exhibition will be on display through December in the bridge to House IV in NRHS.

Learn how their works were created in this video by PAVE student Iran Bravo, a senior.

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The Nutcracker at New Rochelle High School This Weekend

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 13:51

The Nutcracker at New Rochelle High School This Weekend

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Tchaikovsky would be in for a surprise if he attended the performances of The Nutcracker at New Rochelle High School this weekend, featuring some 80 New Rochelle students.

The Ajkun Ballet Theatre has incorporated some hip-hop into the seasonal classic. The students who portray the mice get to show their hip-hop skills, while others perform more traditional ballet moves. The students come mostly from the District elementary schools, with some from Albert Leonard Middle School and the private Thornton-Donovan School.

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12/10 Magical Matinee includes Performance by Ballet Arts Dancers 3 PM

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 09:19

Magical Matinee includes Performance by Ballet Arts Dancers

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PELHAM, NY -- Join the Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) on Sunday, December 10th at 3:00 p.m. for the Nutcracker Magical Matinee, an annual holiday tradition for families and kids of all ages. The cinematic version of New York City Ballet’s classic production brings George Balanchine’s choreography to the big screen. The Nutcracker will be presented in the Main Hall, at a special film event trimmed with beautifully costumed ballerinas from Ballet Arts greeting attendees upon arrival, a live dance performance, and photo opportunities.

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Opening of exhibition "Near to You" at Pelham Art Center

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:26

Opening of exhibition "Near to You" at Pelham Art Center

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PELHAM, NY -- The gallery ushers in 2018 with a stunning new portrait exhibition, Near To You. On view will be painting and sculpture by six exciting artists committed to the language and texture of paint and painting as well as challenging approaches to portraiture itself. What does it mean to capture the impression or image of a person? What is it that the viewer recognizes in a portrait? The exhibition will be on view January 19 – March 24, with an opening reception on Friday, January 19, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. A catalog will be published to accompany the exhibition.

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Library Trustee’s Election Win Creates Vacancy on Board, Replacement Sought

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:54

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees has announced that Library Trustee Damon Maher resigned from the NRPL Board of Trustees at the Board’s November 9th meeting. Mr. Maher was elected County legislator for District 10 in the November 7th election. The Board is now seeking applications from residents interested in serving the remainder of Mr. Maher’s term, which will end on June 30, 2018.

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12/10 Library Presentation to Commemorate World War I Anniversary 2 PM

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:43

Library Presentation to Commemorate World War I Anniversary

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “New Rochelle’s Part in the Great War,” a free digital slide program, will be presented by city historian Barbara Davis on Sunday, December 10, at 2:00 pm in the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library. 

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11/20 Advance Screening of Voyeur Followed by Q&A with Directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury at the Picture House Regional Film Center 07:30 PM

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:12

Advance Screening of Voyeur Followed by Q&A with Directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury at the Picture House Regional Film Center

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PELHAM, NY -- On Monday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will host an advance screening of Voyeur followed by a discussion and Q&A with the directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury. The Westchester exclusive screening at TPH takes place ten days ahead of the film’s U.S. premiere.

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Delayed opening on 11-17-17

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:54

Huguenot Childrens Library

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Friday, November 17th, the Huguenot Children’s Library will have a delayed opening, at 12:00 pm, due to heating repairs.

 

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Celebrate Doc Month at the Picture House Regional Film Center

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 06:28

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PELHAM, NY -- Documentary filmmaking as an art form has never been hotter and, as The New York Times put it, it is where “all the cool kids are.” To celebrate this important film genre, The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) has named November “Doc Month.” TPH will be showing a wide variety of documentaries – many award-winning – throughout the month with all films playing in the theater’s intimate 14-seat Screening Room.

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11/13 We Want Your Smile - Cast Auditions 6 PM

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:21

We Want Your Smile - Cast Auditions

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Fun Fuzion New Roc City presents "We Want Your Smile - Cast Auditions" on Monday, November 13th. You must be at least 16 to participate and must be available to work weekdays weekends and holidays!. Only the applicants who arrive on time will be permitted to take part. The participant should come dressed to impress. The Audition may take up to three hours. A slice of pizza and soda will be given to the participants.

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12/03 Celebrate Diwali – The Colorful Hindu Festival of Lights at Pelham Art Center 01:30 PM

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 08:50

Celebrate Diwali – The Colorful Hindu Festival of Lights at Pelham Art Center

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PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center’s popular Diwali, Hindu Festival of Lights, returns as part of its Folk Arts Series on Saturday, December 3 from 1:30-3:30 pm. Join us for this colorful and festive event with a free ancient Indian classical dance performance, traditional hands-on art workshops and receive Mehendi henna body art from artist Manjula Kandaswamy. Dancer Liza Joseph will present Mohiniyattam dance from the state of Kerala, India. She will also teach a few of the simple hand gestures and footwork from the dance so the audience can join in.

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Craft Marketplace: Exhibition and Sale of the Handmade

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 08:38

Craft Marketplace: Exhibition and Sale of the Handmade

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PELHAM, NY -- Free opening reception and all-ages craft workshop: Friday, November 17, 6:30-8:00PM

10% Member Discount Sale: December 4 – December 9, 2017

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11/12 “New York State of Mind” Opens at Lazarus Gallery at United Hebrew of New Rochelle 3 PM

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:44

“New York State of Mind” Opens at Lazarus Gallery at United Hebrew of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Children playing in the street, cooled by the spray of a fire hydrant; an elderly man in repose in his rocking chair, and the colorful lights of Times Square—photos that depict the diversity of experiences of people living in New York City— are the subject of a dramatic new exhibition at United Hebrew of New Rochelle’s Lazarus Gallery. Titled “New York State of Mind,” this show features 45 photographic works by the award-winning photographer, Enid Alvarez, a former New York Daily News photographer, and the daughter of a current United Hebrew resident. 

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11/12 Library to Present Concert Featuring Music from the Andes 3 PM

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:50

Library to Present Concert Featuring Music from the Andes

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Sounds of pipes and flutes, acoustic guitars, drums and beautifully haunting melodies will fill the New Rochelle Public Library’s Ossie Davis Theater on Sunday, November 12, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, when the group Andinay delights audience members of all ages with their music from the Andes. 

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Library Presents New Rochelle History Exhibit and Program

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:25

Library Presents New Rochelle History Exhibit and Program

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “New Rochelle: Home for the Holidays” is the title of a local history exhibit and presentation being offered at in the New Rochelle Public Library this November. A sampling from the library’s extensive collection of archival photographs will be on display in the library’s Lumen Winter Gallery from Wednesday, November 15 – Saturday, December 2.

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Memorial Exhibit of New Rochelle Men who Made Supreme Sacrifice

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:09

Memorial Exhibit of New Rochelle Men who Made Supreme Sacrifice

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A Memorial Tribute to the New Rochelle residents who made the Supreme Sacrifice while in active duty will be on display in the Lumen Winter Gallery of the New Rochelle Public Library from November 8 – November 14, 2017. Although the library will be closed on Veteran’s Day, Saturday, November 11, the Gallery will be open so that the exhibit may be viewed from 10:30 am – 12:00 noon, in conjunction with Veteran’s Day ceremonies scheduled for Memorial Plaza.

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