June 2015

The Picture House Presents Advance Screening of Hip Hop Documentary, Rubble Kings

June 02, 2015 - 19:00
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PELHAM, NY -- On Thursday, June 11th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House (TPH) will present an advance screening of the documentary Rubble Kings with a post-film discussion with the film’s director Shan Nicholson and subjects from the film. Nicholson’s feature-length documentary, Rubble Kings, the story of New York City gang culture in the 1970’s and its influence on the birth of hip hop, is poised for national and international release summer 2015.

Iona Track Due Avery, Clarke Advance To Eugene in 5k and 1500

June 02, 2015 - 18:57
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JACKSONVILLE, FL - Iona College women's track duo Rosie Clarke and Kate Avery advanced to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, OR in two weeks with their performances at the East Preliminaries Saturday.

Avery ran the second fastest time in the 5,000-meter semifinal, clocking a 15:45.59. She was five seconds behind Providence senior Emily Sisson. It was Avery's second fastest time of the season in the 5k event following her NCAA qualifying time at the Stanford Invitational, an Iona record 15:25.63. She now holds the top five fastest times in the event in school history.

Iona Prep Lacrosse wins CHSAA Lacrosse Championship, 15-2

June 02, 2015 - 18:55

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona Prep Gaels won their third CHSAA Lacrosse State Championship title on May 31, soundly defeating Canisius of Buffalo, 15-2, for its first crown since 2010.

The Gaels came out strong, scoring the first six goals. The game was played at Mitchel Field on Long Island.

For more visit MSG Varsity.

Sixth Annual Rochelle Jazz Festival Kicks Off Next Week in Downtown New Rochelle

June 02, 2015 - 18:40
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The sixth annual New Rochelle Jazz Festival kicks off this weekend in downtown New Rochelle. The line up included Grammy nominated artist, guitarist Gil Parris and local favorite Brian Carter, other local luminaries. 

As the event has grown, it has spread to multiple venues in New Rochelle.

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Art of Discovery Book Signing at Recologie

June 02, 2015 - 16:16
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY --  Recologie will host a book signing and jazz event at noon on Sunday, June 7, 2015, for “The Art of Discovery,” a book published by Rizzoli. Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk, editor of “The Art of Discovery” and Nancy Rouemy, an award-winning art director and typographer and designer of “The Art of Discovery” will meet guests and sign copied of their book, “The Art of Discovery”. Jazz pianist Dr. Richard Schechtman will perform.

Lion’s Club Lecture Series: Talk of the Sound Publisher on Journal News Reporter on Truth and Journalism

June 01, 2015 - 14:25
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Robert Cox, Publisher of Talk of the Sound, will deliver a lecture on Truth and Journalism as part of the New Rochelle Lion’s Club Lecture Series. Cox will consider the tension between truth and journalism as it is practiced today.

Robert Cox is a successful entrepreneur and online publisher with an extensive business career working in finance and technology. He currently runs the Talk of the Sound news web site.

Robert Cox