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New Rochelle High School PAVE Art Students Visited the Dale Chihuly Exhibit

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:19

New Rochelle High School PAVE Art Students Visited the Dale Chihuly Exhibit

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle High School PAVE art students visited the Dale Chihuly exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens recently, and used his intricate and colorful works of blown glass as the inspiration for their own art.

 

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10/25 The 3D World of Charles Fazzino – Exhibition Opening 06:30 PM

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 14:00

The 3D World of Charles Fazzino – Exhibition Opening

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Fund For Excellence Celebrates A Year of Creative Expression

Who: New Rochelle Fund for Excellence and Internationally Renowned 3D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino

What: Opening Reception for “The 3D World of Charles Fazzino” art exhibition

Where: New Rochelle High School: New Rochelle Fund's Museum of Art & Culture 

When: Wednesday, October 25th, 6:30pm

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Columbus Chess Teacher Honored with NSCF 2017 Scholastic Service Award

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 13:14

Columbus Chess Teacher Honored with NSCF 2017 Scholastic Service Award

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Despite persistent rain and gusty breezes, over 150 children and parents came out for an afternoon of chess on Columbus Day at the New Rochelle Public Library. The event, produced by the National Scholastic Chess Foundation, featured open play for all ages and abilities, and a simultaneous game where NSCF instructor Ricardo Perez Billinghurst, a National Master, prevailed over 20 challengers from New Rochelle Public Schools.

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10/28 Celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead at Pelham Art Center! 01:30 PM

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 03:16

10/28 Celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead at Pelham Art Center! 01:30 PM

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PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center’s Folk Arts Series presents the annual celebration of Mexican Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos). Come join in this festive Mexican tradition in which passed loved ones are remembered with joy and celebration. Renowned artist Zafiro Romero-Acevedo returns to the Pelham Art Center to share the history of one of Mexico's richest traditions. 

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11/05 New Rochelle Opera Pays Tribute to Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura 3 PM

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 01:33

New Rochelle Opera Pays Tribute to Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Opera will host a tribute to Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The fundraiser will be held at The Fountainhead, located at 55 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY. All proceeds will support the Company’s 2018 production of Giacomo Puccini’s La Boheme.

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10/12 A Screening of the Documentary Film The Smog of The Sea 07:30 PM

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 01:06

A Screening of the Documentary Film The Smog of The Sea

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PELHAM, NY -- Coastal Living magazine, The Picture House Regional Film Center, and the Environmental Coalition of the Pelhams (EcoPel) are proud to present a special showing of The Smog of the Sea, singer-songwriter Jack Johnson's new documentary about plastic pollution in the oceans.

The screening will take place on Thursday, Oct. 12th at 7:30 p.m. at The Picture House Regional Film Center, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham, NY, and is open to all.

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The 3rd World of Fazzino

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:31

The 3rd World of Fazzino

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Museum of Arts and Culture at NRHS presents The 3rd World of Fazzino from October 16th to November 30th during regular school hours (8:00 am to 3:00 pm).

The Special Hours will be on dates:

Opening night reception with Charles Fazzino

Wednesday, October 25th from 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Saturday, November 4th from 11 am to 1 pm

Monday, November 6th from 3:30 pm to 6 pm

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10/07 Public Art Exhibitions - Wolfs Lane Park 12 PM

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 01:45

Public Art Exhibitions - Wolfs Lane Park

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PELHAM, NY -- A touchstone is a reference point from which other things can be evaluated. The work was inspired by the way people interact with their community and public park space. The work is meant to highlight how Wolfs Lane Park is a touchstone for the community. Wolert is creating two large-scale “Touchstones” using materials of various textures intended for the participant to interact with by viewing and touching the textures/temperatures. She is interested in how the reflective nature of the beads will engage with the existing natural elements and the changing light.

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10/15 Acclaimed Classical Guitarist to Perform at Library 3 PM

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 02:40

Acclaimed Classical Guitarist to Perform at Library

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Guitarist and composer Stuart Weber will return to the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library on Sunday, October 15, at 3:00 to perform his inventive guitar pieces collected over a lifetime in the quiet remoteness of Montana.

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10/10 Presentation and Dialogue on the Impact Of Incarceration on Families 6 PM

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 02:37

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “Incarceration and the Impact on Families” is the subject of a Community Conversation being hosted by the New Rochelle Public Library on Tuesday, October 10th, from 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm, in the Ossie Davis Theater. The public is invited to attend the free program, which is being presented by the Westchester Library System in collaboration with the Sing Sing Prison Museum, and generously funded by the Westchester Community Foundation.

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10/15 The Picture House Presents the 20th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival 07:30 PM

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 18:43

The Picture House Presents the 20th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

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PELHAM, NY -- What's the Best Short Film of 2017? You be the judge at the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival at The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) in Pelham. On Thursday, October 5th at 7:30 p.m. moviegoers from Westchester and beyond will have the opportunity to join more than 250 cinemas on six continents as they cast their ballots for Best Film and Best Actor. Ten amazing films have been selected from a record 1,615 entries from 75 countries.

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ArtsFest 2017

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 12:07

ArtsFest 2017

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PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center will be a vibrant part of ArtsFest 2017, a two-town art weekend adventure on October 7 and 8 in New Rochelle and Pelham.  Both Saturday and Sunday 12-4 pm will be packed with art-related activities at Pelham Art Center (PAC) and Wolf Lanes Park, so plan to spend the afternoon.   Ride the trolley to various events and exhibitions in Pelham and New Rochelle.

Program: 

Saturday Schedule

Wolfs Lane Park:

Opening of new sculptural works Touch Stones by Beatrice Wolert 12:00-1:30 pm

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09/25 “Law at the Library” Series to Focus on Matrimonial Law 07:30 PM

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:31

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “Navigating the Stormy Waters of Separation and Divorce” is the subject of the next program in the “Law at the Library” series presented by the New Rochelle Bar Association and the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation. The panel discussion, with a Question & Answer session will take place on Monday, September 25, 2017, from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, in the Meeting Room/Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library.

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10/01 Library Presents “Tango Rendezvous” Program from Argentina 3 PM

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:24

Library Presents “Tango Rendezvous” Program from Argentina

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Returning to New Rochelle by popular demand, members of the Sala 420 Tango Bar from La Plata, Argentina, under the direction of Ruben Gerardo Monreal, will perform a fabulous program of traditional and contemporary tango music, dance and theater on Sunday, October 1st, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, in the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library.

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09/24 “Anne Hutchinson” Music-Drama to be Presented at Library 3 PM

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:17

“Anne Hutchinson” Music-Drama to be Presented at Library

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Tutti Bravi Productions, Inc. will present a staged reading and sing-through of an original music-drama “Anne Hutchinson”, on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at 3:00 pm, in the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library. Written by John Taylor Thomas and directed by Billie Tucker, the production dramatizes the life of the extraordinary woman and her involvement in settling lower Westchester. It is produced by Karen S. Allen and Billie Tucker, with support from ArtsWestchester.  

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Alumni's Work Featured at Museum Exhibition

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:45

A painting by Jane Zweibel

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Artworks depicting swimming and seances may seem to be an odd combination to share exhibition space in a museum. But in the kick-off exhibit for the Museum of Arts and Culture's 2017-18 season, they share plenty more - namely, the artist.

Jane Zweibel, a Brooklyn-based artist who spent most of her childhood and teen years in New Rochelle, is presenting her works in the New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence's Museum of Arts and Culture in New Rochelle High School. A reception was held Thursday evening for the exhibition, which runs through October 12.

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Libraries Closing Sunday October 8 and Monday October 9

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:12
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Public Library and Huguenot Children’s Library will be closed on Sunday, October 8th and Monday, October 9th, in observance of Columbus Day. 

The fall hours for the Main Library and the Huguenot Children’s Library are as follows:

Main Library:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Fridays and Saturdays: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sundays: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Huguenot Children’s Library:

Mondays and Thursdays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Arts Fest Activities at New Rochelle Public Libraries

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:10
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Saturday, October 7th, the New Rochelle Public Libraries will be offering a number of activities for New Rochelle’s annual Arts Fest. 

The 102nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition of the New Rochelle Art Association, on view all day during library’s regular hours of operation from September 16 – October 22, will be celebrated with an Exhibit Reception and Awards Ceremony on Saturday evening, from 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm, in the lobby of the main library. The free event, open to the public, will feature live music by the popular dance band, Zero360, and refreshments.

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10/04 Municipal Arts Commission 6 PM

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 05:21

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